Family trips during the Summer Holidays in South/West Wales

Delicious BBQs, melting ice creams and sandy beaches; all the things that spring to mind when you think of the summer holidays. However, more often than not, parents are left with hot, sweaty kids who have grown bored of their games and are craving more activities to keep them entertained.

At Cawdor, we know all about how hard it is to think of things to do in the summer holidays, as well as the pressure to keep the whole family happy, which is why we’ve created a must-read guide on all the hottest attractions across South and West Wales! From National Parks to wildlife zoos, there are a whole load of family outings that everyone is going to love! So, what are you waiting for? Read on, get the family together, grab your keys and let’s go!​

Brecon Beacons National Park

The Brecon Beacons National Park, a mountain range located in South Wales, is a destination worth visiting. With an abundance of outdoor activities to get stuck in with, there is something for everyone to enjoy. From reaching new heights on the cliffs to venturing underground to the hidden caves and mines, as well as riding horses in the spectacular scenery of South Wales and diving head first into some water sport activities, it’s safe to say that there’ll be no bored kids on this trip!

If you’re looking for the ideal car for the windy roads in Southern Wales, then our Mokka X is perfect. All about quality, comfort and welcoming space, the Mokka X is designed with supportive, high-mounted seats, comfortably placed controls and premium trim that all add to the sense of roominess, making sure the trek to the Brecon Beacons is as enjoyable and comfortable as possible. As well as expertly meeting all the needs of the family, the Mokka X’s Electronic Climate Control includes a dual-zone setting meaning you can set a different temperature for each side of the SUV. At Cawdor, we think of everything!

Gellifawr, West Wales

If you’re looking for a picturesque destination for a staycation, then look no further as Gellifawr Woodland Retreat is the perfect spot for a well-deserved summer holiday break. With a choice of rooms in the great country house to a variety of unique and charming cottages, Gellifawr is the ideal starting point for coastal, woodland, walking and foodie adventures!

With surrounding beaches, challenging bike tracks as well as tours of the local brewery, there is a lot on offer! Plus, our Crossland X  is perfect for a road trip. Its ample-sized boot means the SUV has enough room for your family to pack everything you’ll need for your trip away, and you can also prepare for any unpredictable British weather as you can bring along spare clothes, anoraks and sun cream for everyone!

Manor Wildlife Park, Pembrokeshire

Get up close and personal with some of the most exotic animals in the world at Manor Wildlife Park in Pembrokeshire. From African rhinos, zebras and ostriches to apes, meerkats and wild horses, these animals are set to show you just how the wild side live. Plus, with over 52 acres of land, there’s plenty of space for your wild troops, as well as the animals!

With such a jam-packed day, you may well be travelling home during the evening after the sun has gone down, but fear not – our Astra will get you home safe and sound. Designed with its Intellilux LED matrix headlights that allow you to see up to 40 metres ahead, as well as its front camera system that includes collision alerts and traffic sign recognition, the Vauxhall Astra is a state-of-the-art design that puts safety as a priority.

And there you have it; our guide on how to enjoy your summer holidays and how to make sure the whole family is entertained. From exotic animals, picturesque cottages and the Brecon Beacon National Park, it’s safe to say there is plenty to keep the kids entertained throughout the holiday break. A chance to learn, discover, explore and enjoy, these holiday highlights are ones not to be missed! And what’s more, our range of family-friendly cars at Cawdor are sure to add to the enjoyment.

If you’re interested in booking a test drive in any of our family of Vauxhalls, get in touch here.