A survey conducted by Cosmopolitan magazine found that 40 per cent of women said their partners or husbands were not romantic. Another magazine asked what 15 things wives wanted from their loved ones to improve romance, and on top of that list was more quality time together, and romantic weekends away. So, for those men reading this and want to give women what they want to bring more romance into the relationship then how about a romantic weekend in Snowdonia.
For a romantic weekend away, we think Snowdonia with its natural beauty, dramatic scenery, and romantic walks is hard to beat. Snowdonia is the perfect place for romance and the perfect place to propose to a loved one.
It is a mountainous region in northwest Wales with scenery that looks like you have just arrived in the middle of a romantic Hollywood feature film. The Snowdonia national park which opened in 1951 has mighty castles, hidden waterfalls, and dreamy lakes, with mesmerizing scenery that makes it the perfect place for a romantic weekend away.
Things To Do In Snowdonia For A Romantic Weekend
Snowdon Mountain Railway
For those couples looking for a romantic weekend in Snowdonia then the Snowdon Mountain Railway is a must.
The Snowdon Mountain Railway has been welcoming visitors since 1896. It takes passengers right to the summit of Snowdon, which is the highest mountain in Wales and England. Once you reach the top it is a view you will never forget. And if you are thinking of proposing to your loved one, then this must be the place to do it.
Bala Lake is on the eastern edge of Snowdonia with a four-mile lake, which is the longest in Wales. As well as providing magical views and romantic walks, it also offers water sports such as sailing, kayaking, and canoeing.
Accommodation In Snowdonia For A Romantic Break
One of the most popular Snowdonia hotels for a romantic weekend is the Black Boy Inn situated at Northgate Street, Caernarfon, Gwynedd, LL55 1RW. It’s packed with 16th-century features and located in Caernarfon Town which is a beautiful medieval town. It’s just a short journey away from Snowdon and has everything on its doorstep. The Black Boy Inn has been welcoming guests since the early 16th Century.
The friendly run hotel is the perfect place to stay for a romantic weekend in Snowdonia, where everything is on your doorstep. It has forty-seven guest rooms, all very comfortable with private bathrooms and free Wi-Fi.
The Black Boy Inn restaurant which provides a warm welcome is a firm favourite with locals and hotel guests. It provides a relaxed and traditional Welsh experience with the head chef utilizes local ingredients, making all meals the freshest food in Wales. The popular Caernarfon B&B restaurant has a Visit Wales Bronze Award and serves tantalising food to suit all tastes.
When you have a thirst after a romantic day out, then there is no better way to relax than with a beer or a glass of wine. The Black Boy Inn has a large range of traditional beers on tap, from some well-known brands to some local independent breweries.
The popular Caernarfon bar screams romance. With open log fires and low ceilings with heavy oak beams, the Black Boy Inn has the perfect setting for a cosy romantic night.
To learn more about staying at The Black Boy Inn, please visit https://www.black-boy-inn.com
Things To Do In Caernarfon
Caernarfon Castle, which is just a short walk from The Black Boy Inn is one of the most stunning castles in Wales and possibly the world. It was built between 1283 and 1330 by Edward I as a Royal Palace and as a military stronghold. It is the perfect place to visit in Caernarfon for a romantic day out.
A short drive from Caernarfon and the Black Boy Inn is the beautiful Parc Glynllifon. It really does scream out romance with its historic grounds and woodland, making it the perfect environment for a romantic walk.
It is 189.27 hectares and has a Grade 1 status. It is open to the public and has become a very popular tourist attraction for people of all ages.