Good news for those of you planning to stay in Benllech holiday cottages and other holiday cottages in Wales in spectacular locations for your holidays. The latest long-range forecasting models suggest record temperatures for much of May, with the mercury expected to hit a pleasingly warm 90F within a month.
Continue reading “Extended warm weather is on its way for your summer holidays” »
A competition to find North Wales’ best pub run by a regional newspaper is proving to be a hard fought affair.
The North Wales Post run competition has seen readers of the paper asked to nominate their favourite pubs and many have obliged. Continue reading “Anglesey pubs nominated as North Wales’ best” »
Click on the picture to see a film of Bob Valentine at his Shooting School
How would you like to try a traditional countryside sport? You can at Bob Valentine’s Shooting School, in an area of outstanding beauty, on the Lleyn Peninsula. Bob Valentine has been running his successful school for over 28 years attracting shooters from all over Britain and abroad. He puts his success down to the continuing professional care, instruction and coaching given to all of his clients whether they are novices or experienced shooters.
Quality Cottages’ roving film maker Polly V. spent a day with Bob Valentine. Watch her film to see how he imparts his seasoned knowledge and proven ability with warmth and ease.
If you feel tempted, browse through our selection of fabulous Lleyn Peninsula holiday cottages then make an appointment with Bob.
The Henfaes Centre Porth y Swnt
The rambling picturesque coastal village of Aberdaron
The rambling picturesque coastal village of Aberdaron on the very tip of the Lleyn Peninsula is the location chosen for a brand new coastal tourism centre of excellence cared for by the National Trust.
Continue reading “Coastal Tourism Centre of Excellence opens in Aberdaron” »
Click on the picture to see how to prepare for mackerel fishing
Fishing isn’t a matter of life or death.
As Mike from Abersoch Angling will tell you -
It’s much more important than that!
Watch this film of Mike explaining How to catch Mackerel .
Book a Lleyn Peninsula holiday cottage and visit Mike at Abersoch Angling for fishing supplies, fishing tuition, fishing charters and wildlife boat trips.
Just when you thought that Wales was already jam-packed enough with attractions and things to do for visitors staying in Snowdonia holiday cottages and other popular areas it has become even more appealing with news that the world’s first artificial wave pool is coming to the Conwy Valley, Wales.
Continue reading “World’s first artificial wave pool coming to Wales!” »
Ty Coch Inn on the beach at Porthdinllaen
The Ty Coch Inn is a celebrated waterside pub in the beautiful fishing village of Porthdinllaen close to Morfa Nefyn on the Lleyn Peninsula. Porthdinllaen has belonged to the National Trust since 1994. Continue reading “Enjoy a drink with some healthy vitamin sea!” »
Click on the photo to see a film on how to make Pad Thai
Co owners Preechaya and Paul welcomed our film maker Polly V. into The Coconut Kitchen, their delightful harbourside restaurant in Abersoch.
Preechaya trained as a chef in Thailand and was taught many different recipes by her mother who was a cookery teacher. She then spent 4 years as a Chef de Partie in a top London gastro pub where the menu centred on European and Asian fusion cuisine.
Watch Polly’s film of Preechaya demonstrating how to cook delicious Pad Thai. When you visit the Lleyn Peninsiula you can compare notes with Preechaya at The Coconut Kitchen.
Are you tempted? Take a look at a selection of Lleyn Peninsula holiday cottages in an area of outstanding natural beauty and make sure you book a table at The Coconut Kitchen. You won’t be disappointed.
Portmeirion Italianate village in Snowdonia
Portmeirion was the brain child of Sir Clough Williams Ellis developed between 1925 -1976. He wanted to show how a naturally beautiful landscape could be developed without spoiling it. The result is his unique and charming pastel coloured Italianate village along the southern shores of Snowdonia surrounded by 70 acres of sub tropical gardens, wonderful woodlands and lakes with miles of enchanting pathways to explore. The village now belongs to a charitable trust and is open daily to the public. There are shops, cafes and restaurants, a stone boat, an observatory, a gothic pavillion, a Bristol colonnade, a beach, a spa, a gallery and lots more to discover.
Continue reading “Discover a little corner of Italy in North Wales” »
Click on the photo to see a film about Welsh Clog Maker Trefor Owen
Trefor Owen is one of only a handful of clog makers left in Britain and probably the only one left in Wales. He works just outside Criccieth. Guests in Lleyn Peninsula holiday cottages may enjoy a visit to his fascinating workshop at
To avoid disappointment please give a call first on 07712 822 453
Polly V. our roving film maker went to visit. Take a look at her film here.