If you have ever visited the magnificent location that is St David’s then you will no doubt have noticed the rather grand cathedral clock tower in the centre of the city. In order to look this magnificent for long periods of time restoration is necessary every once in a while and in this case the clock dial have been treated to a makeover.
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One of the clock dials before restoration work.
A new restaurant, combining a steakhouse with an art gallery, is expected to open in the New Year, offering a unique dining experience to visit on your New Years Wales cottage holidays
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A haunted Iron Age fort in Pembrokeshire will be home to a week of fun for children this half term.
Castell Henllys is set to host spooky evening tours and days of fun activity this autumn half term.
The fort, which is run by Pembrokeshire Coast National Park Authority, will be open all half term to children who want to have fun while they’re off school. Continue reading “Halloween half term fun in Pembrokeshire” »
Morfa Nefyn a much loved sandy beach and coastal village on the Lleyn Peninsula
Morlais Bach is a comfortable family home for holidays just 300 yards from the much loved sandy beach of Morfa Nefyn, a coastal village on the beautiful Lleyn Peninsula. Continue reading “300 yards from home to much loved sandy beach” »
Deborah Withey ‘Speed Design’ guru features on Channel 4 series Home Truths
Speed design guru Deborah Withey has been selected by Channel 4 as a subject for their series ‘Home Truths’. Continue reading “Welsh American ‘Speed Design’ guru appears on Channel 4′s Home Truths” »
The dining room at Captain’s House
How would you like to dine at the Captain’s table? You can. Captain’s House is now available to rent. Continue reading “How would you like to dine at the Captain’s table?” »
Porthor also known as Whistling Sands makes a great picnic spot at any time of year
Porthor, otherwise known as Whistling Sands (and yes they do whistle) is one of the National Trust’s top ten picnic spots. Why? Here are six good reasons: Continue reading “Whistling Sands – a top picnic spot” »
For those seeking festive yet fun Christmas cottage holidays, Wales
has a lot to offer, with a host of both traditional and alternative events. Here’s five fantastic events taking place throughout Wales in December and over the festive period:
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Photo by Kate Rees walesonline.co.uk
Most people have heard of Portmeirion, the beautiful Italianate village on the Dwyryd river estuary in North Wales. Visionary Welsh architect Sir Clough Willians Ellis made a splendid job of proving his theory that an area of outstanding natural beauty could be developed without spoiling the landscape. Portmeirion has been a hugely successful visitor attraction ever since its conception in 1925 and is currently one of the top ten visitor attractions in Snowdonia.
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Great news! You’ve made it into the New Year. Cottages, Wales
, you, and your loved ones are all the ingredients in this mixture. So what’s missing to make this New Year’s Day complete? Possibly nothing, but if the answer is something and you’re not quite sure what then let us suggest 8 alternative ways to spend your New Year’s Day.
Which will you choose?
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