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Ultimate Guide: 10 Activities to Try During Your Next North Wales Glamping Adventure

Updated: Dec 5, 2023

North Wales is a stunning destination for glamping enthusiasts, offering a myriad of activities in the great outdoors. If you're planning a glamping trip in this picturesque region, here are ten must-do activities to make your experience even more memorable.

1. Light a Campfire:

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Camp fire

One of the quintessential activities while glamping is gathering around a crackling campfire. Whether it's to keep warm, roast marshmallows, or simply enjoy the cozy ambience, a campfire is a must. So, gather your loved ones, share stories, and marvel at the starry night sky. A newbie to fire lighting? Don't worry, we've got you covered. Emlyn's Coppice provide instructions in your pod to get you off to a crackling start.

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Grilling outdoors

2. Cook Outdoors:

Glamping provides an excellent opportunity to embrace your culinary skills amidst nature. Instead of relying on the indoor stove, why not try cooking outdoors? Prepare a delicious meal on the grill or create a rustic campfire feast. There's just something magical about savoring food in the great outdoors.

3. Explore Castles and Historic Sites:

North Wales is rich in history, boasting numerous castles and ancient sites. Take a step back in time and explore the majestic castles of Conwy, Caernarfon, or Rhuddlan. Wander through medieval ruins and appreciate the architectural marvels of the past.

Rhuddlan Castle, North Wales
Rhuddlan Castle

4. Get Closer to Nature:

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Nature on tap

Emlyn's Coppice is teeming with natural beauty, and glamping here allows you to immerse yourself fully in it. Wake up to the sounds of birds chirping, breathe in the fresh coastal air, and take in the panoramic views. Go for a stroll in the woods, hike along scenic trails, or simply embrace the tranquility of your surroundings.

5. Embark on a Wildlife Adventure:

The diverse landscapes of North Wales offer abundant opportunities for wildlife enthusiasts. Venture out on a nature watch and keep an eye out for soaring eagles, playful otters, or even elusive red squirrels in Clocaenog or Anglesey. The region's abundant flora and fauna will surely captivate your senses. Head down the hill from Emlyn's Coppice and you'll find Talacre and Gronant Dunes that are not only an RSPB bird sanctuary, but are also home to rare Natterjack toads & Sand lizards.

6. Discover the Coastal Beauty:

North Wales is also adorned with stunning coastal landscapes that are worth exploring. Take a leisurely stroll on the golden sandy beaches & dunes of Talacre and Prestatyn, breathe in the salty sea air, or marvel at the rugged cliffs and rock formations around Llandudno & Colwyn Bay. Also be sure to check out the picturesque towns, villages and bustling harbors along the coast such as Conwy.

7. Indulge in Water Sports:

For adventure seekers, North Wales offers an array of thrilling water activities. Try your hand at kayaking, paddleboarding, or kite surfing along the stunning coast. Alternatively, you could choose to go sailing or fishing in the region's lakes and rivers. Embrace the adrenaline rush as you conquer the waves.

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8. Visit Eryri/Snowdonia National Park:

No trip to North Wales would be complete without a visit to Eryri/Snowdonia National Park. Home to Yr Wyddfa/Mount Snowdon, the highest peak in Wales, this national park offers breathtaking vistas and exhilarating hiking trails. Lace up your boots and challenge yourself to climb to the summit, or simply enjoy a leisurely stroll through the park's picturesque landscapes. But dont forget the Clwydians, Emlyns Coppice sits right at the end of the Clwydian range AONB, which is currently under review to become a brand new national park in the coming years.

9. Embrace Local Culture and Cuisine:

While glamping in North Wales, don't miss the opportunity to immerse yourself in the local culture and cuisine. Visit vibrant towns and delve into the region's rich history and traditions. Sample traditional Welsh dishes such as Welsh rarebit or bara brith, and savor locally brewed ales. Engage with the friendly locals and create lasting memories.

10. Soak in a Hot Tub:

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Hot tubbing

After a day of exploring the breathtaking landscapes, treat yourself to a luxurious soak in your very own hot tub. Immerse yourself in the steaming water, surrounded by nature's beauty, and let the stress melt away. It's the perfect way to unwind and indulge in some well-deserved relaxation.

Glamping in North Wales is a delightful way to connect with nature, enjoy luxurious comforts, and create unforgettable experiences. So, plan your itinerary, pack your bags, and get ready to embark on a memorable adventure in this beautiful region. Emlyn's Coppice awaits with open arms, ready to provide you with an enchanting glamping experience like no other.

You can still book an autumn or winter hot tub glamping break at Emlyn's Coppice by visiting and enjoy forest bathing for yourself. We're open right through till early January, and then from 10th February 2024 onwards.


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