Tourism

Food festival will bring £400k boost to Llangollen

Thousands of food lovers will be beating a path to Llangollen this weekend to sample the culinary delights of the town’s annual food festival. The Llangollen Food Festival will be held on Saturday and Sunday at the international pavilion which is where Wales meets the world at the Llangollen International Musical Eisteddfod every summer. The […]

Flint travel agent team support charity in memory of teenager

A FLINT travel agents is raising funds for a charity set up in memory of a much-loved teenager who died of cancer. The five-strong team at Hays Travel, in Church Street, have set their sights on raising £1,000 this year for their nominated charity, Giddo’s Gift, which was launched by the family of Jordan Giddins […]

Foraging fruit pickers can earn themselves beer for bilberries

An appeal has gone out to foraging fruit pickers – bring us your bilberries and we’ll give you a beer. The beer for berries deal is on offer from craft brewery Hafod from Mold and will help them make an extra large cache of their tasty Bilberry Brew in time for this autumn’s Taste North […]

Epic chef will champion Welsh beef and lamb at Llangollen Food Festival

A larger than life TV chef will be championing Welsh beef and lamb with an outdoor cookery demonstration at a top food festival. Chris “Foodgasm” Roberts, who has his own television series on S4C, will also have a starring role at the popular Llangollen Food Festival on Saturday and Sunday, October 19 and 20. He […]

Who lives in a house like this – wander round the home of a Welsh legend

The doors of the home of one of Wales’s greatest heroes will be thrown open to the public as Owain Glyndwr gets the Through The Keyhole treatment in Corwen this month. The miracle of modern technology will give visitors to the inaugural two-day Gwyl y Fflam – Festival of Flame – the chance to tour […]

Video map for tourists is a UK first

The UK’s first online video map to promote tourism has been launched to help attract more visitors to North Wales. The new map was unveiled at the annual meeting of North Wales Tourism and includes around 40 films from attractions, events and accommodation providers across the region. According to managing director Jim Jones, they were […]

Are you brave enough to touch a deadly meat-eating plant?

A “deadly” meat-eating plant that can devour a whole rat alive will take pride of place at a new event on Anglesey. The natural habitat of the carnivorous Pitcher Plant is the tropical rainforests of South America or Asia. – but around 40 varieties are being grown at Bangor University’s Treborth Botanical Gardens in Bangor. […]

Promotion-chasing Dragons net hat-trick sponsorship deal with travel firm

Promotion-chasing Wrexham Football Club have netted a hat-trick sponsorship deal with the UK’s fastest growing independent travel agency. Hays Travel North West, which has its head office in the town’s Lord Street, has pledged to sponsor the club’s Mold Road stand for the 2019/20 season. It’s the third season in a row that the travel […]