Tourism

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 […]

Boat show will be OO-Heaven with European launch of James Bond-style rib

A James Bond-style amphibious craft that uses four wheel drive to enter and leave the sea will be making its European debut in North Wales. The £220,000 AMP rib will be among the stars of the All Wales Boat and Leisure Snow at the Anglesey Showground from Thursday, May 30, to Saturday, June 1. It […]

Why don’t you stay just a little bit longer in beautiful North East Wales

A brand new tourism project aimed at boosting the rural economy by encouraging visitors to one of Wales’s most beautiful regions to make more of their stays has been launched in North East Wales. Stay, Eat, Do is intended to provide packages combining accommodation, food and activities across the Clwydian Range and Dee Valley Area […]

High flyers Simone and Toni help strengthen management team at rapidly expanding firm

A high-flying travel firm which has opened 10 new stores in the last 12 months has strengthened its management team to cope with the rapid growth of the business. Hays Travel North West, which is the UK’s fastest growing independent travel agency and has its Head Office in Wrexham’s Lord Street and stores in Connah’s […]

Downton Abbey-style historic hall in Flintshire is top place to get married in Wales

A DOWNTON Abbey-style historic hall has scooped a prestigious award naming it as the top venue in Wales to get married. Soughton Hall in Northop, Flintshire, swept the board at The Welsh National Wedding Awards, claiming not only the title for the best venue in North Wales but clinching the top spot as the best […]

It’s great to be in The Doghouse

Owners of doggy heaven on cloud nine after winning top award A paradise for pooches where the four-legged guests are greeted with doggy beer has won a major accolade. The Doghouse, a former Victorian corrugated iron kennel block that’s been converted into self-catering accommodation in Llandegla, won the pet-friendly award at the 2018 Go North […]

Food lovers have a ball

The delicacies on offer at a top food festival included sheep’s’ testicles and a host of creepy crawlies. One of the most popular sessions at the Llangollen Food Festival was a cookery demonstration by chef Jack Hatley who cooked up a storm making the lamb fries and dishes using insects such as grasshoppers and meal worms. […]