Easter in the Fort

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8th April 2017

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Easter in the Fort

North Wales is a fabulous destination for a cheeky little Easter jaunt. Breathtaking scenery,  stunning coastline and lots to do – and what’s more, we’re staying in an old fortress for  this trip!  The accommodation is spread across a number of large, well appointed, group cottages within a Fort, in 40 acres of private land in a seaside location.  The Fort is situated on the North West Wales coast, only nine miles from Caernarfon by road, and  on the tip of a peninsula. This gives fabulous views across to the Menai Strait and the Isle of Anglesey and the area enjoys fabulous views and sunsets.

Safe bathing may be enjoyed from Dinas Dinlle beach. This is a very fine three mile stretch of golden sand which slopes gently into the sea and so is suitable for adults and children alike.


This holiday is a firm favourite amongst SWK single parents with so much to do and a lovely location shared with friends old and new. The sunsets here are amazing and you really do feel like you’ve left all your worries behind.

Things to do

The unique location of the Fort provides an ideal base for exploring and visiting some stunning sites in North Wales. Travel on the Great Little Trains of Wales. Explore the unique and mysterious Lleyn peninsula or ride into Snowdonia, to the peak of Snowdon on the famous Snowdon Mountain Railway. Some of the finest mediaeval castles in Britain are only a short drive away –  Caernarfon, Conwy, Beaumaris and Harlech are truly impressive and in fact  the whole area is steeped in history, myth and legend. Visit the awe inspiring Hydro Electric Mountain in Llanberis, see Museums, Zoos, Sea Life Centres, Woollen Mills, Potteries or Craft Shops. In this part of North Wales the list of attractions for visitors is endless.

When you’ve seen the sites, there are some great beaches locally and rock pooling is a must! Or simply chill out in the lovely surroundings of the Fort with new found friends whilst the kids play. This is YOUR holiday and it can be as full or as laid back as you want it to be.


A great location for an Easter holiday in Wales – the Fort is in Gwynedd, North Wales. The nearest station is Bangor, the postcode for sat navs is LL54 5TP.

To check directions by public transport, click on the little Google map to the right to open this in your browser.


There are a number of options for this holiday – 3 nights, 4 nights or why not stay the full week? (There’s certainly plenty to do in this area)

3 nights from Saturday 8th April 2017

4 nights from Tuesday 11th April 2017

7 nights from Saturday 8th April 2017

Family Ages

Suitable for families of all ages – North Wales has a good mix of beaches and outdoor fun, mixed with local attractions.

Shared rooms are not suitable for children under 4.

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We are staying in unique cottages, all set around the courtyard within the walls of this historic 18th century Fort.

All the properties have their own distinctive character and offer a selection of  double, twin and family rooms. One bedroom is even known as the Royal room, a reference to the fact that members of the Royal family once stayed there in centuries gone by!

Each cottage has a well equipped kitchen, a dining room and it’s own living area and the cottages are interlinked.  Please note, the cottages all use electricity meters which take £1 pound coins (not included)

Board Basis

This is a self catering trip and no meals are provided however a couple of communal meals will be arranged throughout the holiday, starting with a ‘Meet & Greet’ buffet on the first evening (everyone bring something for the table).

Further details will be provided closer to the event.

What's Included

The cost includes self catering accommodation in private or shared rooms. The property is exclusive to Single With Kids and the break is accompanied by a Single With Kids’ coordinator who arranges events and get-togethers throughout the event.

Trip Size

A smaller trip with around 30 parents and children on this break – a great size for anyone considering their first event with Single With Kids.


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Prices & Booking

The prices are per person for the 3, 4 or 7 night holiday. There are a mix of single, double, twin and family rooms, with double, twin and bunk beds – we will allocate these according to the mix of ages and genders in each cottage.

Private rooms means you will have a room for you and your kids in a a group property, a shared room will be shared with another family (a great way to make new friends).

The group will be accompanied by a Single With Kids’ coordinator who will arrange group events during the break.

Early Booking Discount

This is a popular holiday and books up early. For any early bookings we’re offering a discount of £5 per person off the holiday or £10 if you book for the 7 nights This will apply to all bookings on or before the 31st August 2016  and will be taken off your final balance. (Note, the shopping cart will show the full price before this discount)


This holiday is now fully booked – if you wish to be added to the waiting list, please email us

Members' Prices

No. of NightsDatesRoom Type
3 nightsSat 8th - Tues 11th April 2017Shared£85£75
4 nightsTues 11th - Sat 15th April 2017Shared£115£100
7 nightsSat 8th - Sat 15th April 2017Shared£200£175
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Our Rewards Club has some great benefits for members, including a 15% saving off the cost of your Single With Kids holidays and breaks, click on the Rewards Club symbol at the top of this page to read about the benefits of joining.

Don’t worry if you don’t want to join yet, you can still book as a non member, simply follow the link in the table below.

Non-Members' Prices

No. of NightsDatesRoom Type
3 nightsSat 8th - Tues 11th April 2017Shared£115£100
4 nightsTues 11th - Sat 15th April 2017Shared£155£135
7 nightsSat 8th - Sat 15th April 2017Shared£270£235
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Carey and Thomas 4 - (Summer in the Fort 2016)

" The location was unique and amazing.
It was an ideal place for the children to have a sense of freedom but also assurance that they were safe (particularly when the gates were locked in the evening) "

Vaughan & Katie 9, Ciaran 8 - (Summer in the Fort 2016)

" A great location and the Fort was a great trip as usual. Special praise for Dawn (coordinator) for her friendly outlook and for being very organised. "

Lisa & Lily 10, Eleanor 10 - (Summer in the Fort 2016)

" All of it really, but for us all it was the sociable aspect. I've had holidays where I've sat on my own watching my kids play and this was much more fun with other people around. The location as well is so beautiful and the sunsets were amazing! The girls said it was their best holiday EVER and I can't argue with that! "

Cath & Kiera 9 - (Easter in the Fort 2016)

" Fantastic holiday! Jess was an amazing coordinator, didn't want to come home, really hope you do it again next year. Cottages were lovely, location amazing but having a good coordinater makes a real difference even Jess son Alex was great helping with luggage can't praise them enough. "

Alison & Isaac 6, Leo 3 - (Easter in the Fort 2016)

" We all had a really great experience. Both the kids and I made good friends. They were always entertained and I enjoyed sharing experiences with the other mums. The accommodation was great for kids and adults, location absolutely amazing with lots to do nearby. Group size felt just right, not too many to feel overwhelmed, and not too few either. "

Rachel & James 10, Abigail 7 - (Easter in the Fort 2016)

" Great location, kids enjoyed company of other kids. The fort itself was pretty cool! "

Heidi & Alexander 11, William 9, Henry 4 - (Easter in the Fort 2016)

" There are lots of us who would love to go there again next Easter for the full week...please consider offering it again. "

Hannah & Douglas 4 - (Easter in the Fort 2016)

" Loved the accommodation and location and hope you do it again and that we get better weather next time :-) "

Catherine & Heidi - (Easter in the Fort)

" I just wanted to say my daughter and I have today returned from the 3 night break at The Fort in Wales. As this was our first trip I was obviously a tad nervous and apprehensive. But we found it great fun and even relaxing !!!! The coordinator Jo was great,From the time we arrived she made us feel welcome and part of the group. The other parents were also friendly and welcoming.As were the older kids,Very helpful and friendly to the younger ones. Looking forward to next trip.

If it is your first time and still thinking about booking, Take the leap you won`t regret it !!! "

Karen & Blake - (Easter in the Fort)

" Morna was a great co ordinator. She really cared that everyone was happy and her and her children were lovely. The location was amazing, right on the beach and it was good that all the cottages were interconnecting so the children were always safe "

Amanda & Kira - (Easter in the Fort)

" It's a favourite part of the world for me, the fort was a wonderful and special location, and the group gelled really well. There was a good balance of activity you could join and space to do your own thing. Choice of activities was great too. Weather was cold but clear so allowed lots of outside time. We both had a really great time. Sarah was a fantastic coordinator - I loved her relaxed yet well organised approach and her attention to detail at times. She went out of her way to be helpful. "

Alison & Samuel 9 - (Easter in the Fort)

" Great location, my son loved it. Excellent beach and castles nearby. Unique place to stay.

Sarah & child - (Easter in the Fort)

" Everyone was friendly and the atmosphere was great. The location was stunning and having an area for the younger kids to run around in by themselves while being visible at all times was perfect. "