Red Gables is a charming Mid Wales holiday cottage with accommodation for 14 and 2 dogs
This super Mid Wales family home is straight from the pages of a story book. A charming country cottage, Red Gables is backed by woodland teeming with wildlife and has comfortable accommodation for 14, ideal for extended families or friends sharing. Two well behaved dogs are also welcome. Continue reading “Red Gables a family home straight from the pages of a story book” »
A Loveboard is a bespoke chopping board made from Welsh sycamore
Following in the footsteps of Welsh lovespoon makers Nigel Phillips from Caersws, just 6 miles from Newtown in Mid Wales, has come up with an innovative way to use Welsh sycamore offcuts. Continue reading “The Loveboard Company” »
Pop Up School Restaurant in Mid Wales
Wales is quietly becoming one of the leading food destinations in Britain. This little country has a long and fine tradition of farming, fishing, food production and cottage industries par excellence. From award winning foraged Pembrokeshire beach food sold at Harrods to acclaimed Conwy Mussels of North Wales and distinguished brands such as Penderyn Whisky, distilled in Mid Wales and sold all over the world. There are gourmet delights all over the country and celebratory festivals to match. Continue reading “School Pop Up Restaurants in Mid Wales” »
Visitors in Welsh Borders holiday cottages will love the convivial local country inns.
Imagine dreamy holidays surrounded by luxuriant Welsh Borders countryside, bustling market towns, convivial country inns and excellent local produce. Continue reading “Dreamy holidays in the Welsh Borders” »
Robert Owen celebrated socialist and founder of the cooperative movement was born in Newtown Mid Wales
The bustling market town of Newtown in Mid Wales was birthplace to the famous socialist Robert Owen (1771-1858), a Welsh social reformer and one of the founders of utopian socialism and the cooperative movement. Continue reading “Robert Owen famous Welsh socialist was born in Newtown” »
A new album from famed Led Zeppelin guitarist Robert Plant is set to be released in just over a month and this week a promotional video for the album has been released, featuring plenty of locations which are well known to us here at Quality Cottages.
The video is shot around the towns and villages which are home to our Welsh borders holiday cottages and sees Plant lead the viewer through the journey which set him on his way to writing this new album. Continue reading “Robert Plant’s new album inspired by Welsh borders” »
Those people who enjoy visiting their favourite dog-friendly cottages Wales
are amongst those who are helping the spending from staycationers in Wales to rise to around the 25%, mark, research by Barclays has revealed. Overall, the spending by UK domestic tourists in Wales is estimated to increase from £5.3bn to £6.6bn between now and 2017.
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With the Easter bank holiday starting right about now, as people leave work for four glorious days of respite, many people will be heading off on holiday.
The break will also inspire people to look into booking breaks for later in the year.
With that in mind we thought it was about time we gave people some help picking their destination for the summer.
Continue reading “Where in Wales should you go on holiday?” »
Here at Quality Cottages we love it when our guests bring their pets to stay with them on holiday but this morning we’ve noticed a few more unusual animals around our Beaumaris holiday cottages
One guest rang up our offices to tell us she was sure she spotted a Charizard outside her holiday cottage this morning while one of our owners also called to say they thought they saw a Caterpie trying to sneak into their cottage just before lunch.
Continue reading “Catch Pokemon in Wales using Google maps” »