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We’re keen bloggers here at Silver Bay Holiday Village and we love nothing more than giving our luxury lodge owners and friends an insight into life at our holiday resort on Anglesey. With our weekly blog, we like to update you on key topics that make us and our lodge owners tick. From things to do to the best restaurants to visit (including The Deck House, of course!) you’ll have plenty of reading material to help you plan your next Anglesey break.

We also post about upcoming events on site including everything from beauty events to annual parties, so if you want to keep ahead of the game and make sure you get tickets, keep checking back!

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If being in the great outdoors and pushing yourself to the limit is your thing then there’s nowhere better than Anglesey. With Anglesey half marathons, triathlons and cycling events taking place throughout the year, you’ll be spoilt for choice.

This year we’ve partnered with Always Aim High Events to offer all our holiday home owners 10% off registration fees. Keep reading to find out about the different events taking place throughout the year.

The best Anglesey half marathons and beyond

 

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Kicking off the year on Sunday 3rd March is the Anglesey Half Marathon and 10K. The marathon starts off on the Menai Suspension Bridge, flowing downhill through Menai Bridge town centre, along the winding roads to Beaumaris and back to the centre of Menai Bridge. All of this is accompanied with amazing views of the Snowdonia National Park.

Brand new for 2019 is the Conwy Marathon, taking place on Sunday 31st March. This new route will take runners around the Great Orme, the Conwy Castle World Heritage Site, to the beautiful Colwyn Bay Promenade and doubling back along the beach back to Llandudno.

Also brand new for 2019 is the Anglesey Trail Half Marathon, taking place Sunday 2nd June and set in the beautiful surroundings of Newborough Forest.

Take it up a notch and explore the trails of Snowdonia National Park with the Snowdonia Trail Marathon, taking place on Sunday 14th July. With the option to do a trail marathon, ultra marathon, half marathon and 10K, there’s an event to suit every level of fitness.

Triathlons on Anglesey and Wales

 

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On Sunday 14th April, Always Aim High welcome the Harlech Triathlon, one of the best loved events on the triathlon calendar.

The Harlech Triathlon is followed up by the Slateman Triathlon. Delivered over the 18th and 19th May, the triathlon features a swim surrounded by mountains, a bike course in the heart of Snowdonia National Park and a run through a slate quarry.

Located in the iconic Cardiff Bay and taking place over the 22nd and 23rd of June, the Cardiff Triathlon is one of the most unforgettable city races on the calendar.

In July is the Snowman Triathlon, one of the toughest triathlons in the UK. The triathlon runs across the 27th and 28th July and offers something for everyone.

Finishing off the year of triathlons is the Sandman Triathlon on the 14th and 15th September, starting and finishing in Newborough Forest and offering something for all abilities.

Cycling and swimming events on Anglesey and beyond

 

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If you want to see the sights of Anglesey while riding a bike then the Tour de Mon on Sunday 18th August is perfect. In 2018 the sportive welcomed over 1,000 cyclists and hopes to see more this year to explore the most beautiful and iconic locations on this amazing island.

Or if swimming is more your thing then why not sign up for the Aqua Sphere Snowman Swim, taking place on Saturday 27th July. The event offers the opportunity to experience an open water swim in the stunning Llynnau Mymbyr in the heart of Snowdonia National Park.

With so many events to choose from we’re sure there’ll be one to suit you. If you’d like to see what else is coming up in the local area you can take a look at our 2019 events calendar here. Want to find out more about Silver Bay Holiday Village? You can take a look at our brochure here or, if you’d like to have a chat, you can request a callback and a member of our friendly sales team will be in touch.


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The new year is always a great time to look at what’s coming up in the year and plan what events you’re going to attend. Anglesey is full of great events; from nature and wildlife walks to marathons and food festivals, there’s something for everyone, but it can be difficult finding them all and when they’re taking place. That’s why we’ve put together a calendar so you know exactly what’s on in Anglesey and when. Take a look at our events calendar by clicking on the link or image below and keep reading for more information.

Click here to view the 2019 events calendar

What’s on in Anglesey – Month by month

February 2019

Red Squirrels in Anglesey

Anglesey is home to many red squirrels and they continue to be a focus of conservation to increase the population. Want to find out how the red squirrels are getting on? Join North Wales Wildlife Trust on Friday 15th February for the red squirrel update. Or maybe you’re looking for something more active in February? Why not give winter sea kayaking a go at the Kayak Essentials Essential Frostbite Weekend, taking place 16th to 17th February.

March 2019

If you own a motorbike and you’re looking to get out on a track with it then the No Limits Track Days would be perfect for you. Taking place on the 2nd March and various other dates throughout the year, satisfy your need for speed and take your bike for a spin with experienced instructors. If beer’s more your thing then why not join the Anglesey Ale Trail on Saturday 30th March and 7th September and pay a visit to some of the most superb real ale pubs on Anglesey.

April 2019

Kayak Essentials Sea Kayak Spring Essentials Coaching Weekend

Start the month off with a walk around Parys Mountain on Saturday 6th April and take in the colours and landscapes of the abandoned copper mine. Get ready for spring on the 19th to 21st April with the Kayak Essentials Spring Essentials Coaching Weekend where you can join excellent coaches to develop your skills in dynamic water.

May 2019

From the 4th to the 10th of May, Anglesey welcomes back the Sea Kayak Symposium where you can meet and greet and share practical tips with people in the know. On the 18th and 19th May head to the Anglesey Agricultural Showground for the Anglesey Vintage Rally 2019, now in its 35th year, and marvel at the vintage machines and artefacts. If you’re looking to pick up a vintage treasure for yourself, head to the Mona Showground for the Anglesey Antiques Fair on the 25th and 26th May at the Mona Showground, also taking place on the 19th and 20th of October. Also that weekend, on the 26th May, is the Great Strait Raft Run, held annually on the Menai Strait.

June 2019

Gottwood Festival

If you’re a foodie or just a lover of food and drink then make sure to put the Anglesey Food Festival in your calendar; taking place on the 30th May to 1st June at the Anglesey Showground. Also that weekend is the All Wales Boat and Leisure Show which has a huge range of exhibits, events and activities where you can have a go too. For all you music lovers out there make sure to get your ticket for Gottwood Festival, taking place 6th – 9th June, now in its 10th year. Or if you’re looking for a different type of weekend there’s also the Kayak Essentials Essential Women’s Sea Kayak weekend taking place 7th – 9th June. At the end of the month there’s the Snowdonia Challenge, a three day walking challenge which is the only event of its kind in the UK, get your walking shoes at the ready!

July 2019

On the 28th July is the Anglesey Offshore Dinghy Race, the North West’s premier offshore dinghy race covering over 15 nautical miles around the South East coast of Anglesey.

August 2019

Anglesey Show

August kicks off with the Cybi Coastal Marathon on Saturday 3rd August, circumnavigating Ynys Cybi on the Welsh national coastal footpath and Anglesey coastal path. Then from the 5th to the 17th you can enjoy the Menai Strait Regattas; watch classic boats, cruisers and dinghies race on the Menai Strait. On the 13th and 14th the Anglesey Show returns once again with animal and livestock exhibitions, arts and crafts, food stalls and much more. New to Anglesey is the Internationwool Festival, taking place 24th – 26th August to bring together artisans and wool lovers from across the globe. Also taking place that weekend is round 6 of the Thundersport GB Championships so make sure to get your ticket if you’re looking to get your motorbike racing fix. At the end of the month the famous Ring O’ Fire returns, taking runners on a 135 mile journey around Anglesey.

September 2019

On the 1st of September you can take on the rugged and beautiful coastline of Holy Island at Love SwimRun. Or take on the water at the Kayak Essentials Essential Sea Kayak Coaching Festival, perfect for those looking to develop their sea kayaking skills.

November 2019

On the 4th of November head to Trearddur Bay Hotel for the bonfire and firework display raising money for Cancer Research UK appeal; gates open at 6pm with the bonfire being lit at 6:30pm and fireworks starting at 7pm.

Always Aim High Events

 

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Whether you’re looking to get active or raise money for a cause close to your heart, Always Aim High offer all sorts of amazing events across Wales, and in 2019 they’re offering 10% off registration for all Silver Bay holiday home owners! If you’re a holiday home owner here at Silver Bay, make sure to keep an eye out for emails from us to find out how to claim your discount.

On the 3rd of March the events kick off with the Jones Crisps Anglesey Half Marathon and 10K, one of the most beautiful marathon routes in the UK and starting on the iconic Menai Suspension Bridge. Then on the 31st March is the Conwy Marathon, brand new for 2019 and offering a 26 mile route on the stunning Conwy coastline. If they’re not convenient or you want to take part in even more, there’s also the Anglesey Trail Half Marathon on the 2nd June. On the 14th July you can explore the trails, panoramic views and tough climbs of Snowdonia National Park in the Snowdonia Trail Marathon.

If swimming’s more your thing why not take part in the Aqua Sphere Snowman Swim and experience an incredible open swim in the heart of the Snowdonia National Park. Or if you’re a keen cyclist, why not give the Tour de Mon a go on the 18th August.

If you’re looking to push yourself even further and combine running, swimming and cycling, why not get involved with a triathlon, starting with the Harlech Triathlon on the 14th April. Or there’s the Slateman Triathlon, taking place on the 18th and 19th May. If you want to venture further out of Anglesey, there’s also the Cardiff Triathlon on 22nd and 23rd of June. Feeling ready to take on the toughest triathlon in the UK? Sign up for the Snowman Triathlon, taking place on the 27th and 28th of July. If you want to complete all of the Always Aim High SUUNTO Adventure Series then make sure to sign up for the Superfeet Sandman Triathlon on the 14th and 15th September.

We hope you found something interesting and we’ll be sure to keep our calendar updated as new events come up so make sure to keep checking back.

Interested in life at Silver Bay? Download our brochure here to find out about our different holiday homes and facilities or request a callback to speak to us further.


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As the temperature drops and the nights draw in, Silver Bay becomes a haven of winter luxury. Bask in our warm spa, hidden away from the cool evenings in our magnificent pool or jacuzzi, or spend nights curled up with the family in your holiday lodge, heating on, board games out.

Whatever your favourite part of winter is, we think everyone can agree that it’s such special time at our Anglesey holiday park with lots of magical family memories just waiting to be made.

Christmas Party

Already, our Christmas Party is less than a month away. This year, the big night will take place on the 9th of December from 4:40 pm to midnight. As usual, Father Christmas himself will be stopping by to say hello to all the little ones, and a fantastic festive buffet will provide a place for you to fill your boots with scrumptious grub. There’ll also be face painting, games, and drinks until midnight!

Of course, our Christmas party is owners-only, so if you want to book your space, wait no longer! Call us on 01407 860 860 right away. Tickets are £8 per adult and £3 for children. Best of all, under 3’s go free.

 

New Year’s Eve

What would the end of the year be without our fabulous annual New Year’s Eve party at The Deck House? This year, we’re throwing a tribute to the outlandish 80’s!

Tickets are also on sale for this fantastic event, and although NYE might come second to Christmas, we recommend you don’t hang around.

There’ll be glitz, glamour, dancing, drinks and food – what’s not to love? Bring in the near year in style amongst friends and family!

 

Christmas at The Spa

The festive time of year provides the perfect chance to treat yourself or someone you care about to a treatment or product from our luxurious spa.

As usual, we have a fantastic monthly offer for you to make the most of. Our December Treatment of the Month is the wonderful ELEMIS Couture Touch Face & Body Treatment for 60-minutes. Reduced to £40 from £60. Forget about the hectic Christmas shops and take a much-deserved break with us!

Our product of the month this December is perfect for that irksome winter skin. Welcome the ELEMIS Skin Buff for just £20, reduced from £28.50 – On a side note, this product also makes an excellent Christmas present!

 

The Silver Bay Christmas and NYE newsletter

Christmas at Silver Bay wouldn’t be complete without our activities. Of course, there’ll be festive sessions galore – including Christmas Decorations and Christmas Crafts that everyone will love. Supervised Gym and Supervised Activities will be back at the spa if your health and fitness regime is on the agenda, as will the ever-popular adult-only swim.

For the full newsletter please take a look below.

Christmas 2017

As current owners know, we close the village down at the beginning of the new year. We’ll be closed between the 4th of January – 12 of February, and should you need us in the meantime, our reception team will still be on hand 7-days a week between 9am and 3pm.

Finally, we’d just like to take the chance to wish everyone a fantastic Christmas and all the best for the new year!

 


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The days may be getting longer, the weather may be getting colder, but Silver Bay is becoming more exciting as the seasons change. With a whole host of activities to keep you and your family entertained this half term in Anglesey, we wave goodbye to a fantastic, eventful summer and welcome this time of the year with arms wide open.

With Halloween fast approaching, the kids breaking up for half term, and the season fully kicking in with a vibrant change of colour around Silver Bay – take a look at what we have on offer for you this half-term.

Busy Bayers

Silver Bay wouldn’t be the same without our Busy Bayers, which is why we’ve dedicated engaging & educational sessions to keep them entertained! To get them in the true spirit of harvest, our friendly team will be running arts and crafts, seed bomb making, halloween decorations and face painting to name a few. Your Busy Bayers will have jam-packed days of fun while making new friends along the way!

Studio & Gym

Silver Bay is the perfect place to let your hair down and relax, so it’s only natural that you might indulge a little too much! Don’t worry, our gym & studio will help you burn off all those calories from last night’s Beef Burger at the Deck House. Planned activities include: spinning, supervised gym sessions, pilates and legs, bums and tums. The Spa at Silver Bay is open until 19:30 everyday, except on Saturdays and Sundays when it closes at 18:00.

Our spa offers this month include an ELEMIS Freestyle Deep Tissue massage, a hot mineral body boost, and a pro-collagen age defying treatment to name a few. You can find more offers on our website!

Swimming Pool

Our indoor pool is the perfect space for families to relax and learn new aquatic techniques this half term in Anglesey. We have a range of activities that cater to all ages from the young adventurer to the laid-back parent. Such activities include indoor kayaking and scuba diving, perfect for children to learn lifelong skills and craft memories they’ll never forget. If you’re not a keen explorer, however, and would rather kick back and relax in and around the pool, then join us for adult swimming for the first hour of the day for a quick dip.

Halloween Party

Hosted at the Deck House, our annual Halloween Party will be commencing on Saturday 28th October with a ghoulishly good line up in store. For only £8.50 (children £6.50, Under 3’s free) there will be face painting and spooky art for your young werewolves and witches to enjoy!

We also want to see your best carved pumpkin on the night, with last year’s competition going down a storm. And when all the revelries have finished, get on your dancing shoes and show the world how well you know Michael Jackson’s Thriller dance!

Want to join in with the fun this half term in Anglesey? Take a look here at our eBrochure, or give us a call on 01407 860 860 to speak to our friendly team.

We’re also hosting an open day on the 28th of October between 12pm and 4pm. Confirm your attendance over on Facebook!

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Autumn On Anglesey

Help Save The Bees! Silver Bay Honey Bees

The Silver Bay Summer Roundup 2017

 


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We had such a fantastic time during our last open day that we’ve decided to host another!

Taking place on Sunday the 20th of August 2017, come and visit us between 12pm and 4pm and explore our picturesque holiday village and our magnificent lodges.

Of course, there will be champagne and nibbles to enjoy, and as well as taking a look at our lodges, you can also explore our fantastic amenities.

But for now, here’s a little taster of what you can expect…

 

Our Lodges

Whether it’s the contemporary Lookout lodge, or the luxurious Reef Edge, it could all be yours… 

Imagine kicking back in the centre of luxury, switching off from the outside world, and spending time with your loved ones.

It’s what attracts so many to our holiday village, and why we think it’ll attract you too.

Our lodges are finished to the highest of standards, and come with beautiful views of the coast, Snowdon, and the lovely village of Rhoscolyn. They have two or three bedrooms, meaning there’s plenty of space for everyone, and they are the finest in modern, spacious holiday home living.

Our holiday properties also come with a garden, and can be fitted with bespoke decking giving you effectively an extra room outdoors, and a place where you can sip a cocktail, enjoying the sunset, night after night.

Everyone that comes to Silver Bay falls in love with our lodges and our holiday park – and we’re certain that you will too.

 

Silver Bay Beach

As one of the most beautiful coasts in the country, Silver Bay beach has the ability to take your breath away as soon as you lay your eyes on it.

Bask in the cool waters, or spend some time constructing the finest sand castle in all the land with your little ones. Silver Bay Beach is simply full of family memories just waiting to be created.

Best of all, our beach is exclusively open to lodge owners, and it has a brand new beach cafe to enjoy! Did someone say ice cream?!

Our beach is so beautiful that is the proud owner of a few awards. We boast a Green Flag Award, as well as a Seaside Award which is brand new for 2017. We keep a tidy, green coast for everyone to enjoy – and we now have the awards to prove it!

 

The Spa at Silver Bay

When you’re done exploring the beach, The Spa at Silver Bay is the place to be. Our Spa team are incredibly skilled when it comes to relaxation and treatments, and we’ve just launched our brand new Spa offering! You can take a look at it here.

Most of our treatments are done using fabulous ELEMIS products because we know they’re great for all skin types. And when you’ve had your treatment, whether it be a facial or full body massage, remember that the gym is there to be used, as is our beautiful pool and jacuzzi.

It really is relaxation at its finest.

 

Open Day at Silver Bay

We hope to see you this Sunday for our open day. You’ll get the chance to explore our Lookout lodge, the beach, our spa and much more.

Remember, there’s no need to book, but if you’d like to find out more you can contact us on 01407 860 860, or request someone to call you here.

 

Like this? Take a look at the blogs below:

Silver Bay Summer Party – As It Happened!

Help Save The Silver Bay Honey Bees in Anglesey & Beyond

What’s On On Anglesey – The 2017 Events You Won’t Want To Miss

 


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Our stunning beach is a home to sea, sand, and a bucketload of fun – and we do everything we can to make sure it looks the part too!

From making sure our coast is green (which has won us a Green Coast Award) to improving our beachside facilities with our beautiful cafe (it’ll be open soon!), we endeavour to make every visit to Silver Bay Beach one to remember.

 

Seaside Award

We were thrilled to discover last week that we’re now the proud owners of a Seaside Award. Presented to us by Keep Wales Tidy as part of the Wales coast Awards, Silver Bay Beach has been recognised for it’s tidy and well-tended to coast and waters.

Awarded for being home to quality facilities, we’re incredibly proud to everyone who works hard to make Silver Bay Beach the picturesque beach haven that it is. The Seaside Award recognises those coasts that meet the nationwide standard for the best beaches across the UK, and the flag is a symbol of superb quality, where visitors are guaranteed to find a clean, safe, attractive and well-managed stretch of coast.’

Take a look at our shiny certificate below!

Silver Bay Seaside Award Anglesey

 

Lesley Jones, Chief Executive for Keep Wales Tidy stated:

“The Wales Coast Awards play a vital role in the continuing growth of coastal and marine tourism. They act as a mark of excellence, ensuring sites are managed effectively and showcasing our beautiful country to an international audience. Visitors to our award-winning beaches, marinas and boat tour operators can be sure they have arrived at a quality destination.”

Silver Bay Beach

If you’re heading to Silver Bay Beach this summer, make sure you share your magical coastal memories with us on social media. We’ll feature the best ones on our Instagram page with credit! Just make sure you use the hashtag #SilverBayBeach so we can find your beautiful pictures.

Like this? Take a look at our blogs below:

 

The Summer Newsletter Is Here… And It’s Going To Be A Good One

4 North Wales Food Festivals To Look Forwards To This Summer

Why Silver Bay Is The UK’s Best Beach Holiday Destination

 


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As the nation heaves a sigh of relief and waves goodbye to early mornings and hectic school runs, there’s a fizz of excitement in the air as the summer holidays edge ever closer! 2017 is looking to be an absolute gem of a holiday season at our Anglesey holiday village, featuring endless bouts of Silver Bay fun for everyone no matter what your age or interests.

Spend time boogying on down to our owner’s summer party, or enrol your little ones to try their hand at something new with our Busy Bayers activities, another summer of fun and sunshine is waiting just for you…

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Summer Activities at Silver Bay

We’re pleased to announce that we have an incredible 300 activities taking place over the next few weeks to keep everyone entertained (and boredom firmly at bay)!

As well as the return of favourites such as wild survivors, we’ll be hosting an array of new activities including 1-2-1 swimming lessons for those hoping to take to the water, as well as Rookie Lifeguard Training for those between ages 8-12. Water safety for all is high on our agenda this year, as you may have noticed with our RNLI lifeboat visits (they’ll be dropping in again on the 28th of July at 6pm)!

Our summer activities will be running between Saturday the 22nd of July and the Friday the 1st of September, and will once again feature our adult only swimming sessions most mornings between 09:30 and 10:30.

These are followed by a range of sports activities designed to keep the children active, such as dancing and supervised gym sessions. Arts and crafts are also a focal point and include nature painting and leaf mobile making, and we even have a range of outdoor activities featuring activities such as kwik cricket, frisbee, dodgeball and much, much more to make the most of the great weather!

To explore the sessions we have available in full, please browse our flipbook below.

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Silver Bay Summer Party – 29th July

Every year, we host a summer party especially for lodge owners at our very own Deck House. It’s a chance to mingle with friends old and new, and revel in the live entertainment and fabulous buffets!

This year, we’ll have a children’s entertainer in the house making sure the little ones are kept busy, and The Runaway Babies, a Silver Bay favourite, will be returning once more to fill your evening with upbeat songs so you can shake what your mother gave you!

Tickets are limited availability, and can be purchased from reception on 01407 860 860 or at reception@silverbay.co.uk. Prices are £12 for adults and £9 for children. Don’t miss out on a night of dancing, excitement, and great company! Make sure you keep an eye out for our brand new gin selection at The Deck House. It includes Bulldog, Monkey 47, Egerton Pink & Blue and much more!

 

Dates For Your Diary

There’s just so much happening this summer that it can be hard to know where to begin, so we’ve pulled together a list of key dates for your Silver Bay diaries below!

  • 23rd July – The Big Quiz will be back every Sunday night over the summer break in The Deck House!
  • 28th July, 6pm – RNLI Lifeboat visit.
  • 27th-30th July – The Holyhead Festival
  • 29th July 6pm- The Owner’s Summer Party
  • 15th-17th August – The Anglesey Show
  • 19th August – Live Entertainment at The Deck House
  • 25th -28th August – Holyhead Sailing Festival

 

The Deck House and Spa At Silver Bay Deals

To signal the arrival of the summer holidays, we’ve got some amazing offers on for all of our lodge owners!

Over the holidays, kids can eat for £1.50 at The Deck House with every adult meal purchased. This offer is available between 5:30pm and 6:30pm daily, so don’t miss out!

And that’s not all! Every Sunday over the summer, we’ll be offering a scrumptious roast dinner between 12noon and 9pm. Prices are £12.95 per adult and £5.95 for children.

At the Spa at Silver Bay, our July Product of the Month is the fabulous British Botanical Hand & Nail Butter Cream which is now reduced from £18 to £14. You can also score yourself our ‘Ultimate Holiday Package’ including a half leg wax, underarm wax, bikini wax and a shellac manicure and pedicure for just £65, saving a whopping £28 pound on RRP.

Our August treatment of the month is an ELEMIS intensely cleansing salt scrub in lime and ginger or frangipani for 30 mins at the reduced price of £28 from £35.

August will also see another amazing product of the month offer, and we’re excited to announce that it will be our wonderful Skin Nourishing Body Cream which will leave you feeling silky smooth and rejuvenated! This product is reduced from £30 to £20.

To keep up to date with all the latest holiday village happenings over the summer months, take a look below at the flipbook.

Summer 2017

If you weren’t already excited for summer this year, we’re certain you will be now! We hope you’ve enjoyed browsing through all the exciting activities we have planned. If you have any question or queries about any of the above events, please don’t hesitate to call reception on 01407 860 860.

 

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Luxury Lodge Spotlight – The Lookout at Silver Bay Holiday Village

10 Things To Park In Your Car Before a Silver Bay Road Trip!

 


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With the glorious Welsh summertime comes a plethora of exciting food festivals here in North Wales. Whether you fancy indulging your sweet tooth in local honey, or are perhaps hankering to spend a weekend camping and tasting local craft ales, we’ve got the food festival for you in this very blog!

 

  1. The Beaumaris Food Festival

A classic that everyone loves on Anglesey, the Beaumaris Food Festival is back for 2017. Taking place on the 2nd and 3rd of September, there’ll be an array of exciting stalls that’ll leave you desperate to start munching!

Last year, a range of classic Anglesey businesses flocked to the event. Bucket loads of sumptuous fudge, delightful olives, tasty cheeses and fluffy scones are just a few of the key things that visitors enjoyed in 2016.

Although the 2017 stall guide is yet to be released, we can’t wait to see what comes up. If previous years are anything to judge by, it promises to be a fabulous weekend where you’ll be able to fill your boots with some of the tastiest foods on our island!

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  1. Conwy Honey Fair

We know how important bees, and honey, are at the moment. As a species whose existence has been threatened, we’ve endeavoured to do our best to support the local honey bees here at Silver Bay. We a visit from some beekeepers over the May half-term, and they helped us to build homes for our fuzzy friends that will ensure they have a safe place to live and thrive.

It’s always good to know that these marvellous workers are being looked after, and heading down to the Conwy Honey Fair is a great place to be if you wish to sample the delights of all the tiny winged creatures have to offer.

The Conwy Honey Fair is one of the oldest food fairs located in North Wales, and, as you might have guessed from the name, the festival will be taking place in the beautiful Conwy. Of course, you can expect endless honey at the festival, but the fun doesn’t stop there. Lots of locally sourced crafts and products will also be on offer to purchase, making this festival a real delight.

Taking place in September 2017, the official dates are yet to be confirmed. Make sure you keep checking their website for more information.

 

  1. Anglesey Beer Festival

Although not necessarily a food festival, the Anglesey Beer Festival is a must-do for those with a taste for great ale in the area! Again, this festival is taking place in September, and it’s spread across two delightful, beer-loving days!

You can even camp out, if you so wish, which will ensure you avoid the issue of who’s driving, and you’ll get the chance to experience lots of local craft beers that you’re sure to love. Because this event is all about raising money too, you’ll get to contribute to some incredibly worthy causes – everyone wins!

Finally, there are also local bands performing that will fill the atmosphere with excitement and life. It’s a lovely festival, perfect for adult groups, that will make you want to come back again next year. Keep an eye out for the official date announcement.

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  1. Anglesey Farmers Market

Finally, our last festival for you to enjoy is the Anglesey Farmers Market. The markets take place once every month on the third Saturday, and you can catch it on the 15th of July or the 19th of August.

Specialising in presenting the very best of the best in local Anglesey produce, the farmers market is always a delight to explore. Held in David Hughes School, Menai Bridge, there are lots of freshly baked goods, local produce, and even a range of fresh crab that’s caught along our very coast. Of course, there’s also tasty meats on offer including Guinea fowl and Welsh Black beef. In short, there’s so much on offer that you’ll struggle to decide what to buy – but don’t worry, you can always come back next month to try some more delightful food.

Stalls often give out free tasting samples too, so don’t miss out on this year-round market that’ll knock your foodie socks off!

 

Food on Anglesey

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Of course, Anglesey is home to plenty of tasty restaurants – and one of those is our very own Deck House. So if after a long day of exploring the food festivals, you fancy kicking back and letting someone else do the cooking for a change, you know where to go! A guest favourite that people enjoy time and time again is our Jones of Holyhead steak! Yum!

If you’d like to find out more about owning a stunning holiday property on the whimsical isle of Anglesey, call us on 01407 860 860 or view our lodge brochure here. We hope to see you out and about at our holiday village soon!

 

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The Lookout – Luxury Holiday Lodge At Silver Bay…

Few luxury holiday lodge properties have the bespoke, sumptuous feel that the Lookout Lodge encapsulates. With the beautiful, unique living space feeding through towards a stunning kitchen diner and a variety of luxurious bedrooms and bathrooms, the Lookout holiday lodge is unequivocal in both style and charm.

But to really get into the beating heart of this holiday home requires further exploration, so stay with us as we whisk you away on a journey through this property’s elegant, chic nature.

 

Living Space

Multi-level rooms are the Lookout’s solution to modern living. Venture up a small flight of stairs and you’ll find yourself in the heart of the lodge; the stunning living space. With full-length windows allowing for a gentle light fill every corner, the Lookout living room is soaked in natural light, where you can’t help but feel optimistic.

The corner sofa and wall to wall radiator contribute to what this living room does best – offering a cosy atmosphere – and the delicate cream tones with accents of mustard and dark grey provide a contemporary edge into the room that really catches the eye. Spend winter evenings nestled amongst the pillows, and during the warmer months while away the days relaxing on the lodge’s bespoke sofa with the terrace doors thrown open, a cool breeze enveloping you.

Whatever you enjoy doing in your living room at home can be recreated in the Lookout holiday lodge, only tenfold.

  

Kitchen & Dining

Often thought of as the soul of the property, the kitchen and dining space in the Lookout is distinctive with an edge of luxury.  Decorated with the same relaxing creams and mustards, and deep, thoughtful greys throughout the rest of the property, the modern, on-trend kitchen provides plenty of side space, storage and kitchen mod cons. Keep the family closer than ever before as the lines between cooking and dining blur into one, offering a wholesome family eating experience.

The dining area in the Lookout is framed by stunning wall-length windows, bringing an alfresco feel to breakfast, lunch and dinner all year round. The glorious, mustard and white dining set is a dream to dress with elegant tableware, and it’s the perfect place for those you love to catch up in a way that is sometimes lost in hectic everyday life.

  

Bedrooms

After a busy day exploring, relaxing and having fun, there’s no better feeling than sliding into your pyjamas and spending the night in a Lookout bedroom. The master is complete with a stylish, spacious bed and is decorated with a myriad of retro yet elegant features, and the large windows, yet again, bring in the beautiful surroundings found at our award-winning holiday park.

The mirrored wall decor and the eye-catching glass lights add an element of chic to the property, and there is a total of three, stunning bedrooms to choose from – one of which is complete with four funky, built-in bunk beds that little ones will adore.

  

Bathrooms

The Lookout has two bathrooms, the main one containing an elegant bathroom set finished with a modern, geometrical bath tub that you’ll be desperate to soak in as soon as you lay eyes on it

The second bathroom is an ensuite to the master bedroom, and comes with porcelain sink, toilet and a shower cubicle, meaning there’s plenty of space for everyone to get ready in peace in the morning.

Each bathroom is home to calming white tones that sets the tranquil ambience, so much so that you’ll be hard pressed not to appreciate the summit of luxury this holiday home radiates.

  

Interested to find out more?

If you’d like to find out more about our bespoke Lookout properties, please don’t hesitate to get in touch. You can click here to explore the lodge page, or you can download our eBrochure here.

If you’d like to speak directly to someone about this property then call our friendly team on 01407 860 860 or email us at sales@silverbay.co.uk. Become part of the Silver Bay family and spend your weekends and holidays de-stressing at our award-winning holiday park.

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One of the best things about Anglesey is that the fun never ends on our island. Day in, day out, there are a range of things to do that will put a smile on everyone’s face. And May half-term is the perfect time to explore with all the family.

With the weather warming up, and everyone’s spirits lifting, holidaying on Anglesey encompasses everything that’s special about family life, and it provides the perfect backdrop to many happy memories.

If you fancy doing something a little different on your next break to our stunning island, explore below. You’ll find a rundown of perfect May half-term activities.

Pili Palas Nature World

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If you love wildlife, and want to introduce your little ones to an attraction that’s both educational and entertaining, then Pili Palas is the perfect spot.

Home to Anglesey’s most famous butterfly centre, the whole family can get up close and personal with the beautiful, winged creatures – as well as many more creatures such as birds, snakes, and other exotic species.

If the weather is good, May half-term can also be the ideal time to head out on their nature trail where you’ll also come across their friendly alpacas! There’s also a cafe on site to fill your boots, alongside a conservatory where you can eat your sandwiches and watch the meerkats frolic.

Prices start from £7.25 for children up to the age of 16, and under threes go free!

Woodland Adventures at Silver Bay

If your little ones adore foraging and spending time exploring and discovering new things in the beautiful outdoors, then why not book them onto our Woodland Adventures activity?

Taking place on Thursday the 1st of June and Saturday the 3rd of June, it’s a great opportunity to train them up on outdoor survival, and they’ll make lots of Silver Bay friends along the way.

All you need to do to enrol your children is to call Silver Bay on 01407 862 049 and then put together a packed lunch to keep their energy levels up! This is a child-only event, so it will also give you some time to relax with your partner whilst the little ones are entertained and taken care of.

Garden Tours at Plas Newydd

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We can’t guarantee beautiful weather during the May half-term, but what we can guarantee is a jolly good time, and a magnificent place to spend an educational afternoon is at Plas Newydd Country House and Gardens.

This majestic National Trust property is a favourite for tourists to visit, and on the 1st of June, they will be hosting Garden Tours: An Edible Garden.

Bring the family as they whisk you away on a tour of what plants are safe to eat, and encourage your little ones to broaden their culinary horizons and get some fresh air.

The event starts at 2 pm, and there’s also the historic country house to explore if the weather isn’t on your side.

Anglesey Riding Centre

If you really fancy pushing the boundaries and doing something out of the ordinary during the May half-term, then the Anglesey Riding Centre is a great spot to visit. They have a wide range of horse riding activities available, each suitable for all level of horse riding ability from beginners through to experts.

Lead Rein is one of the popular packages they offer, and this comes with a half hour ride for youngsters and is best for children under 7. They will be led along their tracks by horse riding experts, and they’ll also be on ponies as opposed to full grown horses, providing the perfect first horse experience.

There are also 1 hour rides available for those over the age of seven and suitable for kids and adults. This package is ideal for families, and there are a range of ride opportunities available from lead rides to trotting, cantering and galloping if you’re skilled enough!

Prices come in at £13 for the half hour lead rein and £23 for the hour long session. Take a look here for more information.

Beach Mudder

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You’ve heard of Tough Mudder, well now it’s time for Beach Mudder to take the centre stage.

Returning for the second year on the run, we’re heading down to Silver Bay beach and setting up our obstacle course. Fun for all the family, Beach Mudder will draw out your competitive side and ensure you’re working together seamlessly as a team!

If you fancy challenging yourself whilst enjoying an afternoon against the backdrop of the beautiful ocean and sand, enrol your family by calling us at reception on 01407 860 860. We promise you won’t regret an afternoon bonding with both family and Silver Bay friends whilst working up a sweat.

The event starts at 3 pm on Sunday the 28th of May.

May at Silver Bay Holiday Village

If you fancy a closer look at all the activities you can expect at Silver Bay over the May half-term, take a look here. We’ve got our May newsletter available for you to view, as well as a schedule over the holidays jam-packed with fun!

To find out more about how you can become part of the Silver Bay community, download our eBrochure. Our holiday homes are some of the finest in the country, and we take pride in offering our owners a bespoke holiday experience right here in the UK.

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