Destination guide

Why people love visiting charming North Wales

Learn about the unique charm of North Wales with a stay in a holiday home rental. This romantic and relaxing city is well known for its shopping, restaurants and baseball games. If you're looking for accommodation options with space to entertain friends and family, HomeAway has plenty of options to choose from. Many rental homes offer full kitchens and laundry facilities, perfect for big groups.


Activities and attractions in North Wales

Are you looking for top things to see and do while you're in the area? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and experience everything that North Wales has to offer. These are some of the top attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Philadelphia Zoo (17.4 mi / 27.9 km)
  • Happy Tymes Family Fun Center (5 mi / 8 km)
  • Five Ponds Golf Course (6.9 mi / 11 km)
  • Speed Raceway (7.2 mi / 11.5 km)
  • Elmwood Park Zoo (7.8 mi / 12.5 km)
  • Spring Mountain Ski Area (11.5 mi / 18.5 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in North Wales

Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to appreciate the scenery, North Wales is a great place to get outside. Here are a few of the area's most stunning sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Graeme Park (4.8 mi / 7.8 km)
  • Fort Washington State Park (6.9 mi / 11.2 km)
  • Kids' Castle (7.1 mi / 11.5 km)
  • Peace Valley Park (8.2 mi / 13.3 km)
  • Morris Arboretum (9 mi / 14.5 km)
  • Valley Forge National Park Visitors Center (12.5 mi / 20.1 km)
How to get there

Travelling to and around North Wales

Fly into Blue Bell, PA (BBX-Wings Field), the closest airport, located 6 mi (9.6 km) from the city centre. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you could book a flight to Philadelphia, PA (PNE-Northeast Philadelphia), which is 15.9 mi (25.6 km) away.

If you prefer train travel, you can make your way to North Wales Station.

How many holiday rentals are available around North Wales?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 41 holiday lettings around North Wales. From 16 houses to 14 flats & apartments, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends for a long holiday or a weekend break.

Can I rent a rural property in North Wales?

Sometimes you just really need to get away from it all. Ditch the urban jungle and get ready to fall in love with the elegance and rustic charm of country living. HomeAway has 5 rural holiday properties in this destination. Want to try a different setting? See if any of our other properties take your fancy. Our options here include:

  • 5 town holiday accommodation options.
  • 2 golf-view holiday accommodation options.
  • 2 lakefront holiday accommodation options.

Can I rent a hotel in North Wales?

Our hotels come in all sorts of shapes and sizes. Whether you're visiting an unlimited or rather limited budget, we can help you find the right room. Currently, there are 43 options listed on HomeAway. Rooms start at £60 a night. Or perhaps you'd rather try one of the area's other popular self-catering accommodation options, like:

  • House: 22 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £180 per night.
  • Apartment: 12 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £54 per night.
  • Studio: 4 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £58 per night.

Can I stay in North Wales in a large group?

Whether you're taking off on a break with the family or spending a few nights away with all your old school mates, it's always lots of fun staying in a new place together! The great news is that HomeAway has options to suit you. Why not have a squiz at the 8 hotel holiday rentals available here? They're the top option for large groups of travellers. If you're travelling with a large group, the property options that can meet your needs include:

  • If yours is a party of 6, we've got 21 rental properties ideal for that size. Stay a night for as little as £54.
  • If you've got 5 in your party, you'll be delighted to hear that there are 11 rental accommodation that are suitable. Prices begin at just £76 per night.
  • Searching for properties for rent catering to 8 guests? You'll be delighted to find out we have 6 that'll be ideal. You can book one from just £130 per night.

You and all your mates will be well catered to when you book your North Wales escape with us!

Where are the cheapest holiday rentals in North Wales?

HomeAway offers an array of fantastic cost-effective choices. Treat your posse to a fancy night out or extend your holiday with the pennies leftover. Northeast Philadelphia has bargain written all over it. And with 15 HomeAway holiday rentals at an average price of £98 a night, you can see why. Another 117 HomeAway holiday rentals are on offer in or around Old City. With an average price of £125 per night, you're sure to grab a deal worth bragging about.

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