Special Offers from sunny Snowdonia!

We’ve enjoyed some glorious sunshine in Snowdonia, and the whole of North Wales, in the past few weeks, and it doesn’t look to be going away for a while, so how about you treat yourself to a getaway this June? We’ve got great Special Offers available for June, so take a look on our website…

Andy’s Charity Coastal Walk

A close friend to STS Holidays, Andy Thomas, who keeps our properties up to a high standard, is undertaking a 4 day coastal walk along the shores of the Llyn Peninsula to raise money for Cancer Research, a charity close to his heart following the tragic loss of his sister this year. We ask you…

Oakley Views has had a makeover!

Our property 1073 – Oakley Views in Porthmadog has had a recent make-over! Our photographer Dafydd went over last week to take some pictures of the recent updates. It’s in a perfect location for a holiday in North Wales, with views over the harbour in Porthmadog and the Snowdonia mountains and is also just a…

5155A – Patchwork Cottage near Ffestiniog

Take a look at one of our newest properties at STS Holidays – Patchwork Cottage near Ffestiniog [ref 5155A] This cute, cosy and welcoming countryside cottage offers a perfect location to explore Snowdonia as well as giving comfortable accommodation for your holiday, with the open fire perfect for warming cold toes after a day out…

Some of our properties are now up for grabs…

Fancied owning your own holiday property to let in North Wales? Well some of our properties have recently been released to the property market and are now available to buy! Below is Miller’s Cottage near Ffestiniog – for more information on this stunning riverside house, please visit the agent’s website. Another one of our favourites…

Walking Wednesdays

Lakeside walk to Beddgelert 2nd February, 2016 STS Holidays company directors Gwen and Neil were again out and about, enjoying one of the thousands of walks found in Snowdonia. We parked by the caffi at Nantgwynant and walked north up the road passing the National Trust car park by Bont Bethania [bridge] and turned right…

A day of sunshine

We enjoyed a full day of sunshine yesterday with an absolutely perfect sunrise to begin what was a much needed clear day in Snowdonia. Our photographer Dafydd was out in Criccieth to capture the sun rising over the Cambrian coastline, as the cold and frosty morning was made a little magical with the perfectly clear…

Sunshine and snow!

This morning we had the sun and the snow on show here in Snowdonia, during a crisp and clear morning – something which is few and far between these days. But when these days do arrive, there’s nowhere really quite like Snowdonia! These views are enjoyed from Porthmadog, and for a full list of our…

Sunset in Snowdonia!

After what seems like months on end of constant rain, we finally had a break in the clouds and saw some sunshine here in Snowdonia yesterday, and our photographer Dafydd was on hand to catch the setting sun in the harbour in Porthmadog. Fancy seeing these sunsets for yourself? Visit http://www.sts-holidays.co.uk for our self catering holiday…

Walking Wednesdays

Every Wednesday, STS Holidays’ Company Directors Gwen & Neil Thomas head off for a walk here in Snowdonia, and we’ll then post their findings here on our blog. Walking Wednesdays Where? Sychnant pass to Conwy castle. When? 6th of January 2016. Our first dry day in Snowdonia in ages. Tempting blue skies and an unusual…

Christmas at Portmeirion

Get in the festive spirit with a train ride to Portmeirion to visit Santa’s workshop! Take the train down to the village for just £2, where an adult winter season ticket is just £10.00 and kids enter free! For more details of how to enjoy the Christmas period at Portmeirion, please visit their website.

Porpoise rescued on Morfa Bychan beach

The recent Storm Desmond battered North Wales causing flooding and property damage – it also caused this porpoise to be stranded on Black Rock Sands beach in Morfa Bychan. Seven volunteers from Bywyd Gwyllt Glaslyn Wildlife spent hours to get the stricken mammal back into the water, after discovering it whilst searching for injured seabirds. Viven…