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Up high in the Colwyn Bay hills is the Welsh Mountain Zoo, the National Zoo of Wales, and its location on the old Flagstaff Gardens makes it one of the most beautiful zoos in the world.

Described as one of the most beautiful gardens in the UK, Bodnant Garden is a world famous Grade I listed horticultural paradise which nestles in the foothills of Snowdonia and is only a 14 minute drive from the resort of Llandudno, so if you’re staying at the award winning Imperial Hotel it is most definitely worth a visit.

Snowdonia National Park has about 250 lakes, or Llyns as they’re known in Welsh, so there are many opportunities for walkers to enjoy a lakeside walk in North Wales and to help you, here are our favourites.

North Wales has an abundance of beautiful beaches - mile upon mile of golden sand against a backdrop of outstanding views - so we've picked six of our favourite beaches which are great for walking.

Guests staying at The Imperial in Llandudno can enjoy some excellent walks around the resort from the hotel.

It's not only the wonderful and at times breathtaking landscapes that distinguishes North Wales’ gardens from others in the UK but also the region’s unique climate that enables you to see many plants you won’t see anywhere else in Britain. These are our favourite Gardens to walk round.

Snowdonia National Park is the largest park in Wales covering over 823 square miles so there are many excellent walking routes, and it’s a short 20 minute drive from the award winning Imperial Hotel in Llandudno.

Did you know that May is National Walking Month? Let this be the month that you discover North Wales on foot as it is the perfect destination for walkers with its sweeping mountains, glistening lakes, fabulous countryside and breathtaking coastline.  There is a walk for everyone whether it be a leisurely stroll or a strenuous hike, so here’s our list of top walks which guarantee an outdoor experience to remember. 

The four day Easter weekend heralds to many the start of Spring and with it the promise of longer and hopefully warmer days ahead.

It is also the time when many seasonal tourist attractions open fully so make the most of this first bank holiday in 2019 and take this perfect opportunity to discover North Wales and Llandudno with the award winning Imperial Hotel’s recommendations.

North Wales is the UK’s leading adventure destination so if you’re looking for new experiences to try it would be natural for you to think of the region for learning a new watersport or mountaineering skill, but there are also some wonderful art and craft workshops just waiting to be discovered, and maybe even fall in love with so you turn it into a new hobby.