This former farm building standing on an ancient cobbled courtyard near Hay on Wye has been converted with grand style and creative flair.
Courtyard Cottage has a wealth of interesting features
Exposed beams, timber floors, log burning stove and deep set, rectangular and round Georgian windows enhance the character and appeal of this lovely home. There is a charming secluded garden as well as a huge shared garden and the use of a shared games room ideal for rainy days.
Books, books and more books can be found in Hay on Wye
The quirky market town of Hay on Wye is packed with book shops at every turn. It has a variety of interesting independent shops, holds a weekly Thursday market, has plenty of places to eat and drink and hosts the celebrated annual Hay Literary Festival in May/June and Winter Festival in December.
Walking in the Brecon Beacons
The beautiful Wye Valley, Brecon Beacons National Park and Hereford are all within easy reach and offer outstanding scenic beauty, numerous and diverse attractions and activities for all. Visit ancient Tretower Court a well preserved medieval fortified manor house and learn how the ‘other half’ used to live! Look around restored Talgarth Mill that grinds the flour to make the bread, cakes and pastries on sale in the Baker’s Table cafe/shop overlooking the mill leat. Cycling, walking and canoeing are wonderful ways to explore and there is always the chance of spotting magnificent Red Kites soaring overhead.
Courtyard Cottage has been converted with style and creative flair
Courtyard Cottage has wifi, sleeps 5 guests and welcomes 1 well behaved dog. For further information about this appealing holiday cottage near Hay on Wye click on Courtyard Cottage.
Large families or friends sharing will love this spacious and characterful, grade II listed, Georgian Corner Cottage
. It stands in a beautiful pebble courtyard and once formed part of the home farm that served powerful and influential landowners living in nearby Maesllwch Castle. Continue reading “Introducing Corner Cottage near Hay on Wye” »
Following the success of last year’s reboot of classic adventure movie Jurassic Park, Jurassic World, the sequel is to begin filming later this year, with some of the scenes being shot in Wales.
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Today (August 26th) is National Dog Day, a day on the annual calendar when we celebrate our four-legged friends and the joy they bring into our lives.
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stands in a picturesque cobbled courtyard north of the beautiful river Wye just 5 miles from Hay on Wye ‘book capital’ . It was once part of the farm that served Maesllwch Castle, home to some of the most powerful and influential landowners of their time. Continue reading “Introducing Cobble Cottage near Hay on Wye” »
Mary Jones World
15 year old Mary Jones the daughter of a poor Welsh weaver who lived near Dolgellau at the foot of Cadair Idris was a celebrity in the 1800’s. Her remarkable achievement is still recognised today. Continue reading “Mary Jones World and other attractions in Bala” »
Hot air balloons of all shapes, sizes and colours will be making a return to the Royal International Pavilion in Llangollen, Denbighshire, next month for the Wales International Balloon Festival.
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Tucked away just off the coast of north-west Wales, the Isle of Anglesey is renowned across the UK for being a peaceful walkers’ haven steeped in natural beauty. Following much of the glorious coastline, the Isle of Anglesey Coastal Path is one of the best ways to fully explore what this wonderful island has to offer, and is the perfect way to spend your stay at our cottages in Anglesey.
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For any steam train enthusiasts – especially those with any young children staying at our holiday cottages in Saundersfoot and other south west Wales locations – you can enjoy the Pembroke Coast Express steam train as it makes its way across the south of Wales today, on Sunday 21.
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Enjoy good food in the convivial atmosphere of a gastro pub
Not just pubs but gastro pubs where you can expect excellent ales, food and wine served in an informal and convivial pub atmosphere. Some have rooms too so you can relax and enjoy that extra glass or two. Staying in West Wales cottages
? Then make one of these destination gastro pubs part of your holiday itinerary. Continue reading “7 Celebrated Gastro Pubs of West Wales” »