The Welsh 3000s – the ultimate walking challenge?

Many people have heard of the Three Peaks Challenge, however, there is one which is even tougher: the Welsh 3000s Challenge.

Also known as the 14 Peaks or 15 Peaks, the Welsh 3000s includes every mountain in Snowdonia National Park measuring 3000ft or more high. It’s the ideal challenge to take on your walking holidays in Snowdonia!

Climb Snowdon in the Welsh 3000s challenge on your walking holidays in Snowdonia

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Enjoy special festive breaks at 41 High Street St Davids

St Davids holiday cottage

41 High St, St Davids

The tiny atmospheric city of St Davids on the St Davids Peninsula in Pembrokeshire must be one of the most special places to celebrate any festivity. 41 High Street, St Davids is a charming and characterful cottage which would make an ideal base for any family or group of 4 friends to explore the city and the outstandingly beautiful Pembrokeshire Coast National Park. Continue reading “Enjoy special festive breaks at 41 High Street St Davids” »

Introducing Solva House a family and pet friendly home in the Pembrokeshire Coast National Park

Solva holiday cottage

Solva House

Families and friends with pet dogs will love the carefree relaxed atmosphere of this comfortable and welcoming house in the coastal village of Solva. Continue reading “Introducing Solva House a family and pet friendly home in the Pembrokeshire Coast National Park” »

Footgolf increases in popularity across Wales

Welsh golf clubs are attracting more players with the addition of a new take on the sport: footgolf.

Footgolf is now one of the fastest growing sports in the UK. Instead of using a golf club to hit a ball into a hole, you instead use your foot to drive a football into a larger hole. It first came to the UK four years ago, with the first ever footgolf tournament held in the Netherlands in 2009.

Play footgolf in Wales near our Beaumaris holiday cottages

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Enjoy a rewarding autumn break in Creigiau’r Nant on the Isle of Anglesey

Anglesey holiday cottage

Creigiau’r Nant

Creigiau’r Nant is a spacious, light filled home surrounded by fabulous landscaped gardens that include a deck, pond, stream and a magical waterfall. Huge picture windows, patio doors and an elegant conservatory ensure views of the grounds and Red Wharf Bay beyond can be admired what ever the weather or time of year. Continue reading “Enjoy a rewarding autumn break in Creigiau’r Nant on the Isle of Anglesey” »

Introducing Anchor Down, a large pet friendly Pembrokeshire holiday home in the coastal village of Solva

Solva holiday cottage

Anchor Down, Solva

Anchor Down is a characterful modern home with terraced gardens and storage for bikes, surf boards and other holiday essentials in the popular coastal village of Solva on the St Davids Peninsula. It is an ideal choice for large families or friends sharing. Well behaved pet dogs are welcome too. Continue reading “Introducing Anchor Down, a large pet friendly Pembrokeshire holiday home in the coastal village of Solva” »

Five historic railways to visit in Mid Wales

With origins dating back as far as the prehistoric age, Wales has a truly fascinating and varied history spanning Iron Age forts, medieval castles and historic railways, a relatively new addition which chronicle how industry grew in Wales in recent centuries. If you’re looking to visit some historic railways during your stay at our self-catering holiday cottages, Mid Wales has a variety of them, each with their own story to tell.

Welshpool and Llanfair Railway steam train near our self catering holiday cottages Mid Wales

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