Find the North Wales climate diagram. On average, the warmest month is July. Conversely, January is the coolest month in North Wales, with temperatures going under 4° The rainiest month is August while the driest month is April.
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The Weather in North Wales
Discover the beautiful North Wales countryside with a cosy lodge or holiday cottage
A North Wales holiday cottage or rustic log cabin provides the perfect basefor exploring a region rich in fascinating history and stunning landscapes. From Snowdonia National Park to castles and festivals, visitors will find no shortage of things to do. Rent a North Wales holiday cottage for privacy, freedom and total relaxation - time to get away from it all.
How to get to North Wales
Getting to your North Wales holiday cottage should be easy, with frequent trains departing from Birmingham or Coventry. The main transport hubs in North Wales are Bangor and Wrexham. From there you can continue your journey with the local buses, which will go to all the main attractions as well as your holiday home.
If you travel by car, the A55 dual carriageway takes you to Bangor and the A483 cuts across the centre of Wales, eventually taking you to Wrexham.
The weather in North Wales
As North Wales is a mountainous region and by the coast, the area has a maritime climate typified by wet, windy and mild weather. Snow is common in winter, which makes for stunning photo opportunities - especially around the highest mountain in England and Wales, Mount Snowdon.
In the summer months, daytime temperatures range from around 17 to 20 degrees Celsius. Many consider spring to be the best time to stay in a North Wales holiday cottage, with temperatures between 9 and 15 degrees Celsius. The milder weather is actually perfect for outdoor activities such as hiking.
What to see in North Wales
Pontcysyllte Aqueduct is an impressive engineering achievement and UNESCO World Heritage site that should not be missed. The Aber Falls, located just to the south of Abergwyngregyn, is a geological delight and a perfect spot to walk around and have a picnic with the family. Another great natural site is the Aberglaslyn Pass, a narrow gorge which can be traversed by boat or on foot.
Other attractions in North Wales include the multitude of medieval castles, several of which are UNESCO World Heritage sites. These grand structures are rich in history and are perfect for a fun and educational visit with children. Described by historian Andrew Taylor as Britain's 'most perfect example of symmetrical concrete planning', Beaumaris Castle is particularly worth a visit.
Cuisine: Great British food
North Wales is home to a wide variety of gastropubs where excellent ales and delicious food can be enjoyed. The Tavern on the Bay in Pentraeth is one example, serving hearty, contemporary British fare at reasonable prices.
With a North Wales holiday cottage you also have the option of picking up some fresh local produce, such as the excellent seafood, and cooking at home. What better way to round off the day then by sharing a meal with your fellow travellers and planning the next day's adventure?
Excursions around North Wales
Snowdonia National Park offers a huge range of outdoor activities and is easily accessible from your North Wales holiday cottage. It's the undisputed centre of activity in the region, with a variety of sports, activities and games to keep everybody satisfied. Rent a cosy cottage or traditional log cabin in the park and you'll be surrounded by nature and breathtaking landscapes.
Of course, the hike to the top of Mount Snowdon is the most popular activity here. There are several paths to take, so you can choose one which suits your ability level. There's also a train to the summit for those who aren't able to hike, but who still want to enjoy the stunning views.
To get a taste of North Wales' stunning offshore beauty, Cardigan Bay Wildlife Cruises are a great option. The National White Water Centre and King Arthur's Labyrinth at Corris are fascinating highlights for individuals and families alike.
Regular events in the area
Each August, Beaumaris Food Festival hosts several stalls serving a variety of foods, both local and international. Other great events in the area include the Denbigh Show. This outdoor family event is held in the pretty town of Denbigh and includes a range of games, stalls and performances.
Book your North Wales holiday cottage today and start planning your visit to this ruggedly beautiful region.
Attractions in North Wales – dramatic scenery and fascinating history
Visitors can access this hunk of limestone rising out the sea by foot, car, cable car, or tramway. Its unique geography is home to wild Kashmiri goats, and it’s the perfect place for nature lovers.
Home to manicured lawns, water gardens, and exotic plants from all over the world, Bodnant Garden is a sumptuous paradise.
Snowdonia National Park
England and Wales’s largest mountain can be reached by foot or train. Its jagged peaks offer views over Snowdonia and beyond. Enjoy hiking, cycling, water sports, and horse riding in stunning scenery.
This castle’s polygonal towers rising out of the banks of the River Seiont make for a daunting vision. This medieval fortress, inspired by Constantinople, houses a military museum.
South Stack Lighthouse
Boasting spectacular views over Holyhead, the lighthouse sits on South Stack Island, which is home to thousands of nesting birds and other wildlife.
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