Valentines Day in North Wales

North Wales is the perfect get away for St. Valentines day, with some of the most luxurious hotels, michelin star restaurants and adventure activities to do anywhere in the UK. With some of the most pristine mountains, coastline and beaches dotted along its mass, your going to run out of time before, you run out of things to do in north Wales. Maybe go for a valentines picnic in the Snowdonia or have a alfresco lunch on the terrace of the amazing restaurants  like Dylans on the Menai strait. Why not treat your other half to a romantic hotel up in the hills or along the coast and getting away from the humdrum of every day life. What ever you decide to do, have a great valentines day and enjoy north wales if your visiting..

 

Romantic Places to Stay in north Wales

 

Check out some of the most romantic hotels for valentines day in north Wales below :

#1 Chateau Rhianfa

Located between Beaumaris and Menai Bridge, this gothic French hotel is adorned with features for its visitors. It delights visitors with rooms that have splendid views that overlook Snowdonia or the Menai Straits. Its one of the most stunning hotels in north Wales, and its story is equally enchanting.

 

#2 Hotel Portmeirion

This is a flagship hotel in North Wales. The luxury hotel has rooms, which overlook the beautiful beaches of Dwyryd Estuary. There are multiple lounges, a dozen stylish bedrooms and high quality restaurants for fine-dining. The hotel features many paintings and artworks from the 1800s.

#3 Tre-Ysgawen Hall

The-Ysgawen Hall  is wall to wall with oak wooden panelling , floors and decors. The hotel is located in the midst of well-maintained gardens, in an old country manor. The property overlooks its wonderfully manicured gardens. If you are longing for a country hotel, this property is apt for you.

#4 Bodysgallen Hall and spa

Bodysgallen spans over 200 acres of land and features its very own parkland. The hotel has views of the Conwy castle and Snowdonia from its grounds and when it comes to great food and hospitality, Bodysgallen is unbeatable.

 

 

Romantic Places to Eat in north Wales

Check out some of the most romantic hotels for valentines day in north Wales below :

 

#1 Signature Restaurants

Signature Restaurants in Conwy lives up to its name. The restaurant is hidden from the hustles and bustles of the near by town. It is located in a north Wales holiday resort Darwin espies at Conwy. It is ranked as one of the best Welsh resorts in the year 2017. Signature Restaurants plays an integral role in the list of Michelin Star food places. Year after year, this restaurant has found a way in the Michelin Guide. With a relaxed environment, comfortable setting and amazing food – this is definitely a must visit during Valentines.

#2 Sosban

Sosban in North Wales is a one-star Michelin restaurant. Indeed, this restaurant is famous for its high quality dining experience and amazing food. Sosband features a special hidden tasting menu. This menu features unusual combinations that wouldn’t work well anywhere else.

#3 Bryn Williams

Located in Colwyn Bay, this hotel is known for is breakfast. Every year, hundreds of visitors declare their love and propose over its breakfast table. Open Table UK, identified this restaurant as one of its best! Location adds more charm to this property. As you dine, you will be able to see views of the Porth Eirias Beach and the sea.

 

 

Romantic Places to Visit in north Wales

If you are planning to get away with someone this Valentines, North Wales is a great choice. It is home to many idyllic and romantic getaways and has an abundance castles, scenic views, gardens and lighthouses.

#1 Llanddwyn Island

This island will not disappoint you! It is a very romantic destination with views of the Lleyn Peninsula and Snowdonia. You will certainly fall in love with the sunset and sunrise of the Newborough Beach. This island was home to Saint Dwynwyn, a Patron Saint of Lovers.

#2 Church in the Sea

The Church in the Sea  or in Welsh the St. Cwyfan’s Church. This church is located at Aberfraw, its a beautiful island that is famous being cut off by its tides. The Church has a history that dates back to the 5thcentury. During high tides, the Church is totally surrounded by the waters.

#3 South Stack Lighthouse

The south stack lighthouse is found at Holy island, off Anglesey. This is a mesmerizing island, known for its sea stacks and high cliffs that lead down to it. The south stack lighthouse is an important destination for visitors in Anglesey, an we have 4 generations of our family that where keepers there. You will be able to view the RSPB nature reserve, and all the birds nesting there  from the lighthouse.

#4 Rhosneigr Beach

Rhosneigr is a sandy beach located towards the west of Anglesey. This beach is known for its kitesurfing, sailing and surfing. The beach can be accessed from different parts of the town. The sandy beach is extremely wide and has many rocky islets with small beaches, that link to one another following the Anglesey coastal path. If you are planning to spend Valentine’s Day with your loved one heading out for a beach, this is a brilliant choice.

 

Romantic Activities to do in North Wales

It’s the year of the outdoors here in north Wales, and with north Wales being the adventure capital of Europe, its a pretty good place to be doing what you love in the outoors ..Below are some things do on valentines day in north Wales in the great outdoors.

#1 Snowdon Sunrise

Are you into walking and hiking ? Then what about heading up Snowdon for a sunrise walk with your loved one and take in rising sun as it appears over the eastern horizon. There is a blog we have covered on this one before so check it out here.

#2 Aberfalls Alfresco Picnic

North Wales has so many picnic spots. Some of the best ones are near stunning countryside waterfalls. Aber Falls is only 20 minutes from the main road. It can take around 35-40 mins walk up and the views are stunning. There are a few really nice little spots tucked away for a picnic.

#3 Dark Skies 

Night Skies in North Wales are unbeatable and magical. Snowdonia is identified as a dark sky status location, head up into the Ogwen valley and sit with a flask of hot cocoa as the night falls and take in the stars cape.

#4 Rib ride

Even though its winter, nature is still breath taking here on Anglesey. While the crowds are away its the perfect time to take a rib ride around Menai Strait at speed and see the island from its most beautiful vantage point, the sea. There are various packages available for different types of Rib tours just have a look at their website.

#5 Psyched Paddleboarding  night SUP and camp in Snowdonia 

Ever been SUP’ing before ? Have you ever done it under a night sky in Snowdonia ..? Neither have I! Psyched paddleboarding run night SUP and camp sessions as part of their new “Sup star skills series”. Can you think of anything better than a clear nights sky and being out on the water..super cool idea! See their websitefor more info

 

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Tan Y Tro Nesaf  / Until the next time,

Nick

 

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