North Wales has been quite the upcoming location in the UK recently. We’ve seen it on the TV screens with ITV’s I’m a Celebrity Get Me Out of Here being filmed at Abergele’s Gwyrch Castle. Also, Channel Four filming ‘The Bridge’ at Llyn Brenig on the border on Conwy and Denbighshire.
Major stars have also been showcased in the area, with Stadiwm Zip World in Colwyn Bay hosting performances from Elton John, Little Mix and Tom Jones in recent years. It is no wonder that North Wales is ever-growing in popularity.
But what is it like to live here? Well, more than 9 in 10 Welsh residents interviewed said yes when asked if there were happy about where they lived. This makes it the happiest country in the UK! Many boasting about the great community spirit and plentiful views. But how about the north specifically? With apartments North Wales on the market, you could soon find out.
You’re never too far from the beach.
When in North Wales, you won’t ever be far from the beach or sea. This is so handy for dog walks, Sunday walks, and summer days.
Living by the sea is also said to be great for our health. It is motivational to get us moving with all the activities on offer. Also, living by the sea is said to help our mental health, with fewer people experiencing anxiety and depression who reside by the coast.
You’re also never too far from the mountains.
The dramatic contrast from the sandy shores to the mountains is simply incredible. A ten-minute drive from the beach and you will be surrounded by dramatic peaks as far as the eye can see. After all, it is home to Snowdonia National Park and many Areas of Outstanding National Beauty.
You might learn a little bit of the Welsh language.
The Welsh language is still widely used across North Wales, and living here, you might even pick up some of this ancient language. The highest amount of Welsh speakers can be found in Gwynedd with 76% of residents speaking Welsh and on Anglesey, with 67% of residents speaking the language.
There is so much adventure and places to explore.
If you live in Wales and enjoy a bit of adventure, you’ll never be short of things to do. There are all the fantastic walking routes and tourist hotspots to take a look at, but the best bits are the secrets. Living here, you’ll find out the best unknown spots to spend your days exploring.