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4 great events to enjoy in Wales this June

With June just around the corner, we thought we'd bring you the best of what's to come over the next few weeks, perfect for those thinking of going on last minute cottage holidays. Wales has something to offer for everyone, from music to sport, and we've selected four of the more unusual and quirky events unfolding this June.

Children making sand angels while staying at last minute holiday cottages Wales

Guardian Angels of the Wales Coast (6th June)

Taking place on one of Pembrokeshire's most beautiful beaches, Freshwater West, this event, run by Keep Wales Tidy, will seek to break the Guinness World Record for the most people making sand angels simultaneously. If you're up for helping set a new world record, head on down and spread those wings, with the opportunity to also help out in a beach clean afterwards.

Allroots Yoga Festival (12th-14th June)

Held in the beautiful surroundings of the National Trust-owned Stackpole Estate in Pembrokeshire, the Allroots Yoga Festival sees a number of top teachers and practitioners of yoga and other well-being disciplines come together to deliver a programme of events designed to both relax and stimulate.

Gregynog Festival (12th-28th June)

Located in the peaceful countryside of North Powys, the area comes to life with uplifting classical music each year thanks to the Gregynog Festival, the oldest extant classical music festival in Wales. Beautiful, intimate historic locations host some truly incredible performances by some of the world's leading artists and performers, with this season's theme being the music of France.

Man vs Horse Marathon, Powys - one of many great events happening in Wales this June

Man vs Horse Marathon (13th June)

Held in the small Powys town of Llanwrtyd Wells, the Man vs Horse Marathon is an annual race, where runners compete against riders on horseback for victory on a 22 mile course. A yearly event since 1980, it took until 2004 before a man was finally victorious over a horse. Will the same happen this year? Why not head on down and find out?

Image: Roger Kidd, available under Creative Commons

The Perfect Holiday Cottage in Wales

Quality Cottages offer an extensive range of holiday cottages in Wales and houses to rent for holidays throughout the coastal and rural countryside of Wales. Our cottages are available in as many as nine different areas covering Pembrokeshire, St Davids Peninsula, Cardigan Bay, Brecon Beacons, North Wales, Snowdonia, Lleyn Peninsula and Anglesey.

We have an extensive choice of Cottages to rent throughout Wales, with cottages by the sea, coastal cottages, near sandy beaches and, of course by the serene Welsh lakes.

The infinite beauty that surrounds our luxury cottages is simply awe inspiring. The combination of land, sea & skyscape has been the inspiration for many a great artist, writer, poet and photographer over the years, both famous and amateur.
Whether it be large holiday cottages, log cabins in Wales, or cottages by lakes you are looking for, we really do have it all. The mountains, the coastline, the picturesque countryside and lush river valley, all twined with the vast wildlife, history, art galleries, water sports and activities are all waiting to be discovered and explored on your holiday in Wales.

Fifty years of hand picked holiday cottages, in fact over 50 years! We were one of the first and still lead the way in high quality cottages, as the name suggests. What started in Pembrokeshire soon expanded around Wales. Our in depth knowledge of the coast and countryside of this country is second to none.

For knowledgeable advice on cottages in Wales, call our team. We are not an outsourced hard sales company. We are a family business with genuine knowledge of the property and area. Our mission is to find the best cottage for you!

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