After a full day in the outdoors jumping off cliffs, catching a wave or climbing mountains you’ll be in need of a good evening meal. And in Wales you’ll find a thriving food scene with award winning restaurants serving fresh local food.
If you have a passion for fresh local food find out if there’s a food festival you can visit whilst you’re here or maybe improve your culinary skills at one of Wales’ finest cookery schools.
4 top cookery schools
Get creative on a craft break or painting holiday
If you like to get creative on holiday why not come and paint a landscape, throw a pot or even compose poetry. Acquire a new skill or brush-up on an old one with a creative course in Wales.
Plas Tan y Bwlch, in Snowdonia National Park, runs a variety of courses including crafts, photography, painting and illustration and even chamber music.
Waunifor Crafty Breaks offers a number of craft-based courses from its studio in the Teifi Valley.
And if you fancy yourself as a budding novellist, the Ceridwen Centre in Llandysul runs regular creative writing courses.
Find more creative courses to try on your multi activity break.
For an alternative activity break, take a narrow boat holiday
Ever fancied being captain of your own boat?
Enjoy a weekend break on one of Wales’ inland waterways by hiring a narrowl boat. For groups of friends wanting an alternative type of activity holiday, narrow boat holidays let you navigate a canal boat through locks and along waterways. As you glide along the canals you’ll discover quaint historic towns and country pubs perfect for mooring your boat and exploring.
One of the most famous canals to take a narrow boat holiday on is the Llangollen Canal in North Wales. Your journey takes you past wonderful green countryside, underground through the long Chirk Tunnel and onto Thomas Telford’s famous Pontcysyllte Aqueduct.
The Pontcysyllte Aqueduct is one of 3 World Heritage Sites you can visit in Wales and commands stunning views over the valley and River Dee 120ft below.
Find out more about canal boat holidays in Wales.