Category Archives: Mid Wales

Explore Devil’s Bridge and the surrounding area with our attractions guide

A world famous tourist attractions just 12 miles from Aberystwyth, the Devil’s Bridge Falls are a truly unique set of waterfalls set in the heart of the stunning Rheidol Gorge. For over 300 years visitors have flocked here to see the incredible sights, with poet William Wordsworth even writing “Torrent at the Devil’s Bridge” in its honour. Read on to find out what you’ll discover both at Devil’s Bridge Falls and in the surrounding area.

Waterfalls and forests near our holiday cottages Devil’s Bridge Wales

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Wales’ five Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty

The little siblings of Wales’ national parks, the five Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONBs) located across the country have just as much to offer in terms of outstanding views, peaceful countryside and unspoilt coastline. Many of our Wales holiday cottages are located in or close to these AONBs, making them the perfect base from which to explore some of the country’s most spectacular scenery. Below is a quick guide to each Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and what you can expect when you visit them.

Anglesey Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty near our Wales holiday cottages

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Bear Grylls says the mountain range of Snowdonia is his ultimate adventure destination within the UK.

Adventurer and survivalist Bear Grylls has given Snowdonia a top recommendation for an adventure destination in the UK.

Snowdonia: Taken from the Miner's track & looking towards the Llanberis pass and road going down to Nant Gwynant.

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Four ways to enjoy a romantic holiday in Mid Wales

With its beautiful, untouched natural scenery and quiet countryside, Mid Wales makes for the perfect peaceful escape and an ideal place to whisk away your loved one for a holiday at one of our romantic cottages in Wales. There’s much more your holiday here has to offer, however, than cosying up in one of our comfy cottages, so why not explore what the area has to offer and create some romantic memories along the way?

visit Lake Vyrnwy near our romantic cottages in Wales

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Extraordinary days out in Wales

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Coasterering – an adventurous way to explore the coast

Don’t settle for the ordinary when you can experience the extraordinary. Choose the right holiday cottage, Wales has a wonderful selection, around the coast, in the countryside and near magnificent mountains close to amazing experiences for all ages and abilities. Continue reading “Extraordinary days out in Wales” »

Photography workshops in stunning Welsh landscapes

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Puffins are frequent visitors to Pembrokeshire’s offshore islands

What better way is there to preserve your holiday memories than stunning photographs of the beautiful places you visit. Professional photographers throughout Wales offer inspiring photography workshops to guide you all the way. Continue reading “Photography workshops in stunning Welsh landscapes” »

Christmas holidays _ the devil is in the detail

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Devil’s Bridge Retreat

Splendid Devil’s Bridge Retreat near Aberystwyth offers flexible accommodation arrangements. Ideal for Christmas get togethers. If you would like your family of 5 to stay, that’s no problem. If there are 10 in your party, that can easily be arranged too and if you would like to include an extended family or a gathering of friends then the more the merrier. Phone to discuss accommodation for 25+
large holiday house near Aberystwyth

Photo by Jorge Franganillo

Devil’s Bridge Retreat is a stunning holiday barn complex with all sorts of hidden extras including huge grounds, a hot tub, a games room and a cinema room. It is the perfect solution for a Christmas holiday or Christmas break any time between 20th – 28th December. spacer-25x25spacer-25x25There are stunning walks nearby and the vibrant seaside town of Aberystwyth with shops, cafes, pubs and restaurants is a short drive. spacer-25x25spacer-25x25For further details of this large holiday house near Aberystwyth click on Devil’s Bridge Retreat.