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The mountains of Snowdonia are a wonderful place to visit, set in beautiful and tranquil surroundings the area is one of the most outstanding areas of natural beauty in Wales and possibly the world. There are many Snowdonia holiday cottages to stay in that will give you the option to not only enjoy the mountains but also the surrounding areas. Even if you plan on making the most of your holiday in Snowdonia and its open moorland and mountainsides, it can be a good idea to venture a little further afield and explore what the area has to offer.

There are many towns and cities that you could be visiting when you choose to stay in North Wales cottages. Bangor is one such city and is a wonderful Cathedral city within Snowdonia that is not only full of character but also has a wealth of activities and features within it, making a visit all the more special. As to be expected, being a university city Bangor has a very diverse offering of shopping outlets and a wonderful selection of nightlife and dining facilities. Due to the cities costal location it also has a picturesque pier and seaside with great views of the Menai Strait.

Just outside of Bangor you will find the lavish and grand Penryhn Castle, the neo Norman mansion not only contains stunning gardens but also features a range of attractions to keep people of all ages entertained including mazes, steam engines and even a collection of Old Master paintings.

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