The West Arms

Summer break in North Wales

Summer in North Wales

If you are planning a summer break in North Wales this year, The Ceiriog Valley is full of exciting events to keep everyone in the family entertained. So whether you are musical, love two wheels or old trains here is our pick of favourite things to see and do near our country hotel in North Wales this summer.

Rock in the Park 9-11 August 2019, Wrexham

Now in its third year and set in the heart of North Wales near Wrexham Industrial estate, Rock the Park is a family friendly music festival featuring the UK’s best tributes to rock & pop artists including tributes to Foo Fighters, Robbie Williams, Pink, The Beatles, Rolling Stones, Guns N Roses, Queen and many more.  Visitors can also eat, drink and shop to their hearts content at the festival village complete with Fairground Rides – so rock on summer!

Take an Real Ale Train – 20 July

Take a step back in time to the days of steam trains at one of North Wales’ most popular tourist attractions. On 20 July you can step onboard the Llangollen Railway and soak up the atmosphere whilst enjoying the Real Ales on offer at the well stocked bar. If you miss this don’t fear as Llangollen station will also be hosting a real ale festival and bar on 3 and 4 August.

Celebrate bikes – 3 – 4 August 2019

Celebrate two wheels this summer in Llangollen, a short drive from our country inn in Llanarmon DC. The LlanBikeFest is ‘the place to be’ this summer for enthusiasts who are mad about bikes of all kinds – on road, off road, racing, touring, classics and custom. Coined as the ‘International Festival of Motorcycling’ the festival is a celebration of biking – not just a show. So fasten your helmets and take a ride to North Wales.

Learn a new skill at Chirk Castle – July and August 2019

From meeting bees and tackling bushcraft skills to guided batwalks and have-a-go archery, Chirk Castle is brimming with a superb programme of summer events to keep the whole family in touch with nature.  Check out their July and August calendar and book early!

Up up and away – 24 – 25 August 2019

Don’t miss the mainstay event of the Oswestry calendar.  Oswestry Balloon Festival. Held in August this family favourite event is a real feast for lovers of ballooning! Watch hundreds of Hot air balloons dominate the sky and glow into the night. The festival also includes a fireworks display, a parachute display, and a balloon race.

Our Country Inn in North Wales is the perfect place to spend time out with the family and loved ones this summer. With an award winning restaurant and beer garden you can enjoy a relaxing summer break in North Wales.

Midweek breaks start from £100 per room per night and include breakfast. Book two nights and get 50% off your second night if you dine with us both nights!