What’s On in July for Snowdonia and North Wales cottages visitors to Anglesey, Llangollen and Dolgellau
Published: Friday 7th Jun 2013
Written by: Ginnie James
Wales Holidays visitors to Snowdonia and Lleyn can enjoy a great range of fun activities and events next month, from Conwy’s Walking Week from 3-10 July, North Wales Agricultural Show at Caernarfon on 6 July, Slate, Steam and Sail at the Welsh Highland Heritage Railway on 13 & 14 July and the Colwyn Bay Bowling Festival at Eirias Park from the 28th.
Antiques, classical music, boat shows, vintage machinery, wildlife and even ghost hunts! On Anglesey, events at Beaumaris include A Midsummer Night’s Dream performed at the castle on 4 July and the Beaumaris Festival of Heritage Arts and Crafts on the 22nd.
While sporting enthusiasts can enjoy the Island Trail Race on 6 July in the stunning surroundings of Newborough Forest and Llanddwyn Island, and the Holyhead Sailing Festival from 26 to 28 July. In southern Snowdonia, Theatre in the Forest shows one of Shakespeare’s most popular plays, A Midsummer Night’s Dream, at Coed-y-Brenin on 6 July.
While events in Barmouth include the Barmouth Country Music & Linedancer Festival on 6 & 7 July and the Mawddach Paddlesports Festival on the 13th & 14th. On the same weekend Barmouth Kite Festival will feature a colourful display of kites.
The big event in Llangollen and north-east Wales this month is the Llangollen International Eisteddfod from 9-14 July, one of Europe’s premier music and dance events. Or visit The Llangollen Railway Classic Transport Weekend on 6 & 7 July, have Family Fun at Plas Newydd on 19 July or at Loggerheads Country Park on the 24th.
Visitors to Bala and Lake Vyrnwy could head for the Llanfyllin Music Festival, which runs until 7 July and features the Allegri String Quartet and other musicians of international calibre.