Otters sightings on the up following warning signs for motorists. Have you seen any?

Have you seen any otters on your way to our Laugharne holiday cottages since the new warning signs have been installed? They were the first of their kind to be established in Wales – and now it is anticipated that the new road signs put in place to warn motorists about otters crossing the road will lead the way for other authorities to follow suit across the country. Otter Sightings | Increasing in West Wales | Near Our Laugharne Holiday Cottages Continue reading “Otters sightings on the up following warning signs for motorists. Have you seen any?” »

Visit Amlwch, Wales’ most northerly town

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Amlwch Harbour

The most northerly town in Wales, Amlwch is situated on the north coast of Anglesey in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. It was once a busy port for vessels sailing to the Isle of Man and to Liverpool. Continue reading “Visit Amlwch, Wales’ most northerly town” »

Take the plunge and join Porthcawl’s 50th annual Christmas Morning Swim to make it one to remember

It wouldn’t be Christmas without the annual and hugely popular event that never fails to call out the thrill-seekers who fancy taking a dip in the icy cold water on this special day. And if you’re near Porthcawl in our holiday cottages, South Wales, then why not join in and see what all the fuss is about?
Xmas Swimmers | Running into the Sea in Porthcawl | Near Our Holiday Cottages South Wales

Christmas Day swimmers taking the plunge. Image: D Legakis/Athena Picture Agency.

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Top 10 good reasons to visit Harlech

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The pretty little coastal town of Harlech squeezed between Cardigan Bay and the mountains of Snowdonia’s National Park is protected by it’s celebrated Medieval castle. Harlech makes a wonderful base from which to enjoy a North Wales holiday. Continue reading “Top 10 good reasons to visit Harlech” »

Explore National Trust properties in Carmarthenshire

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Welcome to Newton House in Dinefwr Landscape Park

Visitors staying in Carmarthenshire holiday cottages can have a fabulous time touring fascinating National Trust venues in the county. Continue reading “Explore National Trust properties in Carmarthenshire” »

Visit the fascinating coastal town of Aberaeron

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Festival of Welsh Ponies & Cobs in Aberaeron

The colourful coastal town of Aberaeron stands at the mouth of the Aeron River between Aberystwyth and Cardigan in West Wales. Aberaeron has a good selection of shops, cafes and award winning eateries as well as an attractive and bustling harbour. Continue reading “Visit the fascinating coastal town of Aberaeron” »

Happy Holidays from all at Quality Cottages

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Merry Christmas & a very Happy New Year from all at Quality Cottages

Imagine if you will, a cosy cottage in Wales with the fire all aglow. You hear a knock at the door so you put down your warm glass of mulled wine and make your way to the door. As you near, you hear the sound of carollers… The Quality Cottages team wish you a very Merry Christmas, and we hope you enjoy our festive video made just for you (sorry about the singing!). Happy holidays!  Tim and the Quality Cottages Team Click on the robin to see the video.

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