Llandudno boasts two beaches – the North shore with its elegant crescent of hotels and Victorian Pier, and the wider West shore, famous for inspiring Lewis Carroll to write Alice in Wonderland, with its sand dunes and fabulous views towards the mountains, the Menai Straits and the medieval walled town of Conway.
Llandudno has long been considered North Wales’ premier shopping destination. Parc Llandudno, the town’s recently unveiled development boasts an impressive 13 retail giants but don’t forget to step off the main drag to discover some side street gems.
Tenby is an absolute gem of resort, with attractive pastel-coloured Georgian and Victorian buildings balanced on a rocky headland overlooking a scenic boat-filled harbour and surrounded by wonderful beaches of soft golden sand.
It is a small town of great charm and beauty and is one of the most attractive holiday destinations in the whole of the UK.
Weston Super Mare is a great seaside New Ocean Hotel resort with all the traditional seaside
attractions, including the famous donkeys!
The wide sweep of Weston Bay has miles of clean sandy beach, and a level promenade boasting superb views over the Channel. There is a lovely coastline and countryside to explore in Cheddar, Wells, Bristol, Bath and the Mendip and Quantock Hills are all within easy reach.
There is a wide variety of entertainment on at the Playhouse Theatre and the Winter Gardens to suit all ages, and an excellent selection of restaurants, cafes and bars.
Gilsland is a small village that straddles Gilsland Hall Hotel the border between Cumbria and Northumberland, with most of its houses in Northumberland. It is situated on Hadrian’s Wall, and is ideal for exploring the North Pennines, Eden Valley and the
Just north of the village is Gilsland Hall Hotel, much frequented in the summer on account of its beautiful scenery.