Walk up Pen y Fan, South Wales’ highest peak

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Brecon Beacons holiday cottages are a great choice for keen walkers

Keen walkers staying in Brecon Beacons holiday cottages really should aim for the National Park’s highest peak, Pen y Fan. The views are awesome and accessibility couldn’t be easier. You can even take your dog. Continue reading “Walk up Pen y Fan, South Wales’ highest peak” »

Devil’s Bridge

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Three bridges built one on top of the other at Devil’s Bridge

In actual fact the scenic Ceredigion village of Devil’s Bridge has three bridges spanning the turbulent River Mynach, built one top of one another. The most recent is an iron road bridge which was built on top of a stone bridge which in turn was built on top of the original unstable bridge which some believe was built by the Devil himself! Continue reading “Devil’s Bridge” »

10 interesting facts about the Welsh resort of Llandudno

Situated on the north-west coastline of Wales, Llandudno has been a popular holiday resort for decades, and is home to the landmark Great Orme, which attracts thousands of visitors each year. If you’re one of the many planning to stay in our Llandudno holiday cottages, here’s a few facts you may like to know about the seaside town before you visit:

Facts about Llandudno for those staying in our Llandudno holiday cottages

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Delicious winter breaks at Crab Cottage, near Morfa Nefyn Beach

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Crab Cottage has a crackling log fire for cosy winter breaks

There is nothing quite like a snuggly holiday cottage by the sea for a relaxing and revitalising winter break. Family and pet friendly Crab Cottage just 5 minutes walk from the beach in beautiful Morfa Nefyn is a perfect example. Continue reading “Delicious winter breaks at Crab Cottage, near Morfa Nefyn Beach” »

Party Perfect-pass it on

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Devil’s Bridge Retreat

What a stunning venue for a special family get together, friends sharing, even a wedding! Devil’s Bridge Retreat is an exceptional barn conversion with a wedding license, adaptable accommodation for up to 25+ guests in the fabulous Cambrian countryside 1.5 miles from Devil’s Bridge and just 11 miles from the vibrant seaside and university town of Aberystwyth. It’s like having your own mini hotel without the formality. Continue reading “Party Perfect-pass it on” »

Traditional Woollen Mills of Wales

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National Wool Museum Wales

The woollen industry was once one of the most important in Wales. Visitors can still experience a little of the delightful traditional craft in the few remaining working woollen mills throughout the country. Many Welsh holiday cottages use traditional Welsh woollen fabrics for their soft furnishings.
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Cosy Lilac Tree Cottage near St Davids in Pembrokeshire uses Welsh woollen soft furnishings

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Butcher ‘gifts’ quality Welsh meat to customers for Christmas

Prize Winning Pig Sow Lamb Cattle Beef Pork Sheep Butchers Anglesey Royal Welsh Show Builth Wells | Quality Cottages Holidays in WalesAn Anglesey butcher says his Christmas ‘gift’ for his customers is the chance to buy top quality Welsh meat from his shop in Llanfairpwllgwyngyllgogerychwyrndrobwllllantysiliogogogoch.

Tom Hughes is a regular at the Royal Welsh Winter Fair and ahead of the event this weekend he says he plans on making sure all his customers are able to enjoy a delicious Christmas dinner. Continue reading “Butcher ‘gifts’ quality Welsh meat to customers for Christmas” »

Keep calm and relax in Ty Draw this Christmas

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Pembrokeshire holiday cottage Ty Draw

Ty Draw is a pretty, warm and cosy cottage tucked away in the tranquil village of Trefin on the north Pembrokeshire coast 8 miles from St Davids, Britain’s smallest city. Continue reading “Keep calm and relax in Ty Draw this Christmas” »

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