Category Archives: Mid Wales

Brecon Beacons farm now offers sheep trekking

With an unusual but typically Welsh twist on the countryside of pony trekking, a farm on the Brecon Beacons now offers the chance to go sheep trekking, an ideal excursion for those staying in Brecon Beacons holiday cottages. Sheep trekking Jacob sheep lambs walking | Brecon Beacons South Mid Wales national park farmland | Quality Cottages self-catering holiday accommodation Continue reading “Brecon Beacons farm now offers sheep trekking” »

6 spectacular bonfire & fireworks displays in Wales you don’t want to miss!

The amazing scenes of the annual fireworks displays are almost upon us and whether you’re staying in one of our North Wales holiday cottages, or elsewhere in the country we have put together the most spectacular Bonfire Night events taking place in Wales during October and November for you to enjoy. You are sure to get into the spirit once you’re wrapped up nice and warm and you gaze up at the first firework of the night as it lights up the night’s sky. WOW! Beautiful Explosion of Fireworks | Bonfire Night Events | Near Our North Wales Holiday Cottages Continue reading “6 spectacular bonfire & fireworks displays in Wales you don’t want to miss!” »

Giant vegetables take the stage at Aberglasney

As well as being the home of some of the UK’s most stunning luxury holiday cottages, Wales can now add giant vegetables to the list of reasons to visit. On Sunday 5th October, Aberglasney Gardens in Carmarthenshire played host to their first annual giant vegetable competition – the only one of its kind in Wales. Inspired by a vegetable display at the RHS Autumn Show in Malvern, the show drew growers from far and wide, with each hoping that their oversized vegetable would fetch them the top prize.   vegetables Continue reading “Giant vegetables take the stage at Aberglasney” »

6 great ways to spend New Year’s in Wales

Whether you wish to celebrate with fellow revellers or have quieter celebrations with family or friends, Wales provides a perfect backdrop for a slice of New Year’s magic. Here’s six different ways for everyone to enjoy the holiday:

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Super Aberystwyth holiday home with livery for your own horse

Aberystwyth holiday home

Yr Hen Beudy is a super stylish barn conversion for large families or friends sharing

Yr Hen Beudy is a super stylish barn conversion set in beautiful Welsh countryside with views of the Cambrian Mountains and close to the vibrant seaside town of Aberystwyth, a much loved regular holiday destination of Caitlin Moran journalist, author and columnist for The Times. Google ‘ Caitin Moran: Why I love Aberystwyth’ Continue reading “Super Aberystwyth holiday home with livery for your own horse” »

Red Gables a family home straight from the pages of a story book

Mid Wales holiday cottage

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” »

School Pop Up Restaurants in Mid Wales

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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” »