Top 5 Attractions of Talacre
Explore the beautiful North Wales region from your base at Talacre Beach Resort
A popular holiday destination for over 50 years, Talacre Beach Resort is the ideal place to base yourself when looking to discover all that North Wales has to offer. We’ve listed the top 5 attractions to visit in the region, all within close reach of Talacre Beach…
1. Talacre Beach Dunes & Lighthouse
Only a 5 minute walk from the resort, Talacre Beach has miles of golden sand and is backed by beautiful dunes. The dunes are protected ground and a Site of Special Scientific Interest due to the rare species of Natterjack Toads, so keep your eyes peeled on your walk!
Take a stroll along the beach to the historic Point of Ayr Lighthouse, which was built in 1776 and rises 18 meters into the sky. Decommissioned in 1884, the lighthouse is a popular attraction with a whole host of ghost stories to keep you entertained.
2. Britain’s Smallest House
Photo Credit: Suzanne Gielis
The walled town of Conwy offers lots to do, but the absolutely must visit attraction is Britain’s Smallest House. A wonderful photo opportunity the 6 foot wide house has only two rooms, can only hold 4 people at any one time, but it was amazingly once a family home and was also home to a 6ft 3inch fisherman! Learn about the history of this popular attraction.
3. Take a Walk on the Wild Side
Photo Credit: Sarah Cartwright
Recently announced as the UK’s officially most visited zoo, Chester Zoo is also the subject of Channel 4’s popular Secret Life of the Zoo programme. Spread over 125 acres, Chester Zoo is home to over 21,000 animals, with everything from reptiles to Gorillas calling the zoo home! Explore the zoo and fabulous habitats of these stunning, and much loved animals.
Alternatively visit the Welsh Mountain Zoo in Colwyn Bay, which boasts stunning scenery and panoramic views of the area. Stroll around the wooded pathways and learn all about the endangered and rescued animals and enjoy the daily Penguin walk through the zoo.
4. Coastal Walks & Cycling
The North Wales region has a wonderful mix of golden sandy beaches and some of the tallest mountains in the country. Offering up to 60 miles of sea views along the stunning coastal path, as well as Prestatyn’s coastal path joining Offa’s Dyke which is Britain’s longest and most ancient National Trail.
If you’re looking for something more challenging, Mount Snowdon stands at 1085 meters above sea level, towering over the picturesque village of Llanberis with the summit offering spectacular views reaching to Anglesey, Pembrokeshire and even Ireland. There are a few different walks to take to the top of the mountain (see our post about the types of walks) or you can opt for the train to the top and enjoy the breath-taking scenery on your ride.
5. Talacre Beach Resort
For family fun activities you don’t need to travel far from your holiday home! Talacre Beach offers a full children’s entertainment programme organised by cheeky Charlie Bear and his team of Rangers, with family fun day events, movie nights, face painting, games and talent shows. The Rangers also organise fantastic evening entertainment from family games, karaoke and bingo, to local and national cabaret acts, as well as wonderful shows from our home grown talent the Rangers themselves.
Our 5 star facilities include a tropically heated swimming pool, relaxing Jacuzzi pool, as well as a sauna, steam room and air conditioned gym lodge. The whole family will love our Go Active programme, which includes water walkerz, panna soccer and archery! After a fun day you can enjoy a delicious lunch or evening meal at the Bistro at Talacre Beach, before kicking back with a refreshing drink from the fully stocked bar.
So whether you’re looking to explore the region by foot and climb the mountains, or wanting to have a fun-filled family holiday, Talacre Beach is the ideal place to base yourself while discovering these top attractions in North Wales.
If you’d like some information about ownership at Talacre Beach, and how you can explore the North Wales Coastline at your own pace, call our dedicated Ownership Team on 01745 858010 or talk to one of our advisers via our Live Chat service.