Travel is starting to open up.
The post-Covid road map put forward by the Westminster Government earlier this week provisionally allows for self-catering breaks in England from April 12.
The Welsh Government has previously stated its hopes for staycation breaks in Wales around Easter.
Cue the scramble of tourism operators to get their projects and properties ready for the influx of holiday-hungry punters.
I wrote a round-up feature for Telegraph Travel this week, highlighting some of the new projects around Wales for a spring staycation.
Look out, in particular for Hilton Garden Inn Snowdonia, located as part of an expanded Adventure Parc Snowdonia in the Conwy Valley with its artificial surf reef [pictured above]. There’s a soft opening from end March; room only from £89.
The hotel has rooms overlooking the inland surf lagoon while the accompanying Wave Garden Spa offers treatments and a wellness space.
Also worth booking is Plas Weunydd, the new boutique hotel as part of the Llechwedd quarry site near Blaenau Ffestiniog; bookings from Easter weekend with doubles from £105 B&B.
The hotel, the former 19th-century residence of the quarry founder, sits alongside Zip World Titan and Slate Mountain Adventure attractions.
Finally, Plas Dinas Country House near Caernarfon has three cosy, self-catering cottages for multi-generational escapes, plus royal connections. Bookings from Easter weekend with Gatekeeper’s Cottage (sleeps four) starting from £700/week.
It’s the family home of Lord Snowdon, who married HRH Princess Margaret in 1961.
Read my full selection of Welsh break to book right now via Telegraph Travel here.
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