There are many reasons why we enjoy glamping holidays. For many, it’s the opportunity to disconnect from the modern world, unwinding in the essential luxury of simple accommodation that strengthens our ties to the earth. For others, it’s the opportunity to try new things and discover more about ourselves and our loved ones through new shared experiences. Regardless of the reasons for your getaway, there are certain parts of a holiday that everyone loves, and one of the best things about any holiday is the food!
Whether it’s filling up on our favourites or trying something extraordinary, there are many great foodie adventures to be had when glamping in Wales! Take a look at just some of the great food experiences that are available around the country.
Conwy Brewery Tour
A traditional accompaniment to any short getaway, craft beers have seen a spike in popularity over recent years as many people turn to local produce. Discover the work that goes into one of North Wales most popular alcoholic drink creators with a guided tour around the Conwy Brewery. With a rich history and menu containing a range of bitters, ales and IPAs, this location offers regular experiences, allowing you to discover the establishment’s history and production methods. Of course, the tour also comes with a sampling, allowing you to find a new favourite drink for your vacation!
Halen Môn Salt Tour
Located on the island of Anglesey just off the North Wales coast, Halen Môn is a small, family-run business that has grown over twenty years into one of the finest salt producers in the UK. Situated along the stunning Menai Strait, Halen Môn also offers tours of its new bespoke factory. Boasting stunning views in this Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, visitors can discover the history and production methods of this acclaimed ingredient, while also getting a taste of their many unique products, from Christmas Tree-flavoured salt to their mysterious smoked water.
Restaurant Dining in West Wales
While glamping is an excellent way for people to relax in an informal setting, you may wish to treat yourselves to a night of beautiful food in a restaurant atmosphere once in a while. Thankfully, there are plenty of places in Wales that offer incredible dining in a relaxed and hospitable atmosphere, and The Cellar is one example.
Located in Aberaeron, West Wales, The Cellar is a beautiful harbourside restaurant offering outdoor and indoor dining with excellent food. With a relaxed atmosphere and stunning views, this restaurant – voted one of the top 20 restaurants in wales in 2018 – is the perfect place for that treat-yourself dining experience!
Chocolate Making in Pembrokeshire
For those with a sweet tooth, chocolate is an essential part of any holiday! Located in Haverfordwest in Pembrokeshire, Wickedly Welsh is a small artisan chocolate factory that loves sharing their passion with everyone, offering a range of experiences for every visitor. From chocolate demonstrations to making your own creations, this is the perfect excuse to treat yourself to some tasty treats on your break!
Vegan Food in Pembrokeshire
Many people glamping in Wales do so to help lower their carbon footprint and care for the environment, which is why many people now choose vegan lifestyles. Thankfully, there are many locations in Wales where you can enjoy wholesome, tasty vegan dishes, and one of the best is found in Narbeth, a small town in Pembrokeshire, South-West Wales.
The Plum Vanilla Café is a small, honest bohemian café that specialises in local produce and meat-free food. A beautiful location with equally stunning food, this is a must-visit for those in the area.
This is just a handful of the excellent foodie experiences that you can discover on your glamping visit to Wales. No matter where you choose to visit, we are sure you will find some beautiful local ingredients to enjoy! If you’re still looking for inspiration ahead of your Wales holiday, why not read our blog on some of the best experience days in Wales?