North Wales Quick Facts & Figures

Map of North Wales
North Wales in Wales Map – GFDL via wikipedia commons

North Wales is the most northerly region in Wales, prominent cities and towns in the area include Wrexham, Bangor and Holyhead. The location of North Wales makes it a convenient place for visitors to discover both the North Wales region and North West England.

North Wales includes many miles of scenic coastline and beaches, a range of landscapes, charming small towns and villages full of character and plenty of open spaces allowing visitors to get away from it all and enjoy the best of the scenic Welsh countryside. Local attractions & places of interest include Snowdonia National Park, Caernarfon Castle, the Castles and Town Walls of King Edward in Gwynedd and the Pontcysyllte Aqueduct and Canal, UNESCO World Heritage Sites, Portmeirion Village and Conwy Suspension Bridge. There are a number of historic buildings, castles, museums and galleries for visitors to explore in the area.

The area is host to a number of local festivals, shows, fairs and concerts throughout the year


North Wales Quick Facts

Population: 678,461

Region: North Wales

Area total: 6,172 sq km

Languages: English, Welsh

Dialling Code: 01978 (Wrexham), 01248 (Bangor), 01407 (Holyhead).

Postcode Area LL11-14 (Wrexham), LL57 (Bangor), LL65 (Holyhead).

Closest Airports: Liverpool Airport and Manchester Airport.

Local Food: Crempog (pancakes), Cawl (one pot meal), Bara Brith, Teisen Lap (cake), Bara Planc (Bakestone Bread), Artisan Cheeses and locally brewed beers and wines.

Nearest Towns & Cities: Wrexham, Bangor, Barmouth, Betws-y-Coed, Abersoch, Holyhead & Caemarfon.

Famous Attractions: Snowdonia National Park, Caernarfon Castle, the Castles and Town Walls of King Edward in Gwynedd and the Pontcysyllte Aqueduct and Canal, UNESCO World Heritage Sites, Portmeirion Village and Conwy Suspension Bridge.
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