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Focus Week : Greenacres

Just because Greenacres has two beautiful views it doesn’t mean that they do it be halves! Greenacres Holiday Park is located near Porthmadog in North Wales in between the Black Rock Sands and the foothills of Snowdonia.
The Black Rock Sands is a two mile long Blue Flag beach where the whole family can enjoy activities such as windsurfing and sailing.
And although we know Snowdonia doesn’t really need an introduction we still will – Snowdonia is one of the UK’s National Parks with stunning scenery and high top mountains,
Greenacres is situated in-between the two beautiful locations so for once its great to be stuck in the middle! We asked our wonderful work experience girl Hannah to find out why Greenarches was so popular. 

Our beautiful natural backdrop

Snowdonia National Park
As Wales capital of activities, Snowdonia is bursting with action-packed entertainment – perfect to tire out the kids! If you have an activity in mind, I bet Snowdonia offer it.  Everywhere you turn there is natural beauty in the form of forests, rivers, lakes and mountains – a wild and wonderful place.

Greenacres Blue Flag beach
If all that talk of activities is bring you out in a cold sweat, why not take the short stroll through the sand dunes to our  golden beach. As it stretches for miles you can escape all the activities that take place , take a good book and not move for the rest of day – and why not you are on holiday!

However if you do  fancy your hand at windsurfing, sailing, cycling, kite flying or swimming , during the warmer months of course,  you really are spoilt for choice!
Did you know that our beach is a Blue Flag beach? This means you know you are getting a clean and safe beach, as well as beautiful!

With sights this incrediable it's easy to see why people fall in love with North Wales

With sights this incrediable it’s easy to see why people fall in love with North Wales

Whats happening at the Park?

If the beautiful beach and locations isn’t enough to get you to Greenacres the park itself is a winner! Greenacres has an indoor pool and outdoor splash zone, with a terrace overlooking the outdoor play area. So enjoy a drink while keeping an eye on the kids. Plus new for 2014 we have a Millies Cookies on site, perfect for bribing the kids!

Star Performances:
Come and see our Star Performances in the summer at Greenacres Holiday Park.
There will be singers including Melanie Mason who was runner up in the XFactor in 2012 and Ray Quinn who was also a runner up in the XFactor but he won Dancing on Ice in 2009. There will also be Disco legends Heatwave and entertaining Keith Harris and Orville the Duck.
This summer you will be entertained with all the great shows at Greenacres Holiday Park and our Star Performances are one not to be missed!

You can also read all about our new night time entertainment here.

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Make your friends Green with Envy!

What to do around the area?

Welsh Highland Heritage Railway
The Welsh Highland Heritage Railways is a 25 mile long railway which was founded in founded in 1922, closed in 1937 then reopened in 1961 for the preservation of the railway.
The railway has a fun event coming up this Easter where you can meet Rufus the rabbit, join in an Easter Egg hunt and enjoy a 1 hour railway ride. The railway is only 10 minutes away from Greenacres Holiday Park. The price of the fun day including the railway ride return tickets are the following:

Family (2 adults &2 children):
£18.50
Adults: £7.50
Seniors: £6.00
Children over 5: £3.75
Children under 5: FREE

Harlech Castle Easter Egg Hunt:
Harlech Castle is a medieval castle which has been around since the 12th Century, it is a historical landmark and is classed as a World Heritage site.
During Easter, Harlech Castle is holding an Easter egg hunt around the castle and the first 100 people to take part in the egg hunt will be rewarded with an Easter surprise prize!
Be one of the first people to take part in the event and have the chance to win a great prize, it’s only a 35 minutes drive from Greenacres Holiday Park so come along and join in the Easter fun!
It starts on 20th April from 11am until 4pm and these are the prices of the event:

Family: £12.75
Senior citizens, students and children under 16: £3.20
Members: Free
Disabled and companion: Free

Tree Top Adventure and Zip World
Only 45 minutes away from Greenacres Holiday Park, Tree Top Adventure and Zip World is a fantastic fun day out for everyone,  located in Snowdonia Tree Top Adventures is open all year round, 7 days a week.
The exciting park has an Adventure Course with over 30 obstacles including breathtaking heights, beams, zip wires and ropes bridges.Why not try a  Powerfan or a  Skyride where you can swing out and fall 100ft from a tree top?  The little ones don’t need to miss out either, take them to try the Treetop Junior tree trail which is specifically for children aged 4-8 years.
There is lots of facilities including a cabin visitor centre, licensed bar and cafe, toilets, shower facilities, information points, car park, bike racks and disabled access.
Whatever the weather, Adventure World and Zip World is a fun experience for the whole family!

boats

There is so much to do around the area including taking the boats out on the water.

 

So if you fancy taking a walk on the Welsh side give Greenacres a try! Let us know your thoughts below.

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