Gileston Best Kept Village 2013

 
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Gileston is one of the remaining villages to retain its red telephone box.

Gileston is a tiny, quaint old village in the beautiful Vale of Glamorgan, a short walk from the pebble beach of Limpert Bay and coast path near Breaksea Point. The village was designated a conservation area in 1970 in recognition of its character as an unspoilt hamlet in the rural vale. It is one of the few remaining places with a red telephone box. Continue reading “Gileston Best Kept Village 2013” »
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St Davids Beaches and Boat Trips

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St Davids has an interesting range of shops and galleries

St Davids, the smallest city in Britain, has a range of interesting, individual shops, art galleries, craft, gift and book shops and a magnificent 12th century Cathedral at its heart, a splendid venue for musical events throughout the year. Eateries abound from traditional pub fare to fine dining and homemade Italian ice-cream made with the finest Pembrokeshire ingredients. There is something to suit everyone! Continue reading “St Davids Beaches and Boat Trips” »

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Abersoch dinghy week is back for 2014!

Visitors to Abersoch holiday cottages looking to enjoy an exciting weekend of events will surely not want to miss this annual attraction at South Caernarvonshire Yacht Club. The quiet seaside town of Abersoch converts itself into a haven for boat enthusiasts, sailing, watersports, and the thrill-seeking sport of wakeboarding, with Abersoch Dinghy Week (20th – 25th July 2014) lying right at the core of the programme of summer activities. Abersoch dinghy week 300x119 Abersoch dinghy week is back for 2014! Continue reading “Abersoch dinghy week is back for 2014!” »
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The Glamorgan Heritage Coast

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Glamorgan Heritage Coast

At the heart of the green and undulating Vale of Glamorgan and just a few miles from the capital city of Cardiff is the rugged Glamorgan Heritage Coast, a 14-mile stretch of protected coastline with dramatic cliffs, amazing rock formations, secluded coves, and fabulous beaches, all rich in wildlife, from Aberthaw to Porthcawl.

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Four great places to stay in Laugharne

laugharne 350 Four great places to stay in LaugharneThe pretty village of Laugharne beside the River Taf in Carmartheshire on the South Wales coast was made famous by it’s celebrated son the Welsh poet Dylan Thomas. His home The Boathouse and his Writing Shed along the ‘heron priested shore’ are now open to the public. The front parlour has been left just as it was when Dylan lived there, other rooms have become a book shop, gallery, museum and teashop. Continue reading “Four great places to stay in Laugharne” »

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Fantastic 4: family days out in Pembrokeshire

There is an endless list of things to see and do when you’re staying in luxury holiday cottages in Pembrokeshire, and Jordanston is never far from the action. With this in mind we’ve put together a list of four fun but slightly alternative attractions and activities for exciting family days out for you to enjoy.   puffins of skomer 300x248 Fantastic 4: family days out in Pembrokeshire Continue reading “Fantastic 4: family days out in Pembrokeshire” »
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Visit Cardiff the capital city of Wales

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Doctor Who Experince Cardiff

Wales’ capital city Cardiff is bursting at the seams with first class entertainment, quality restaurants, fabulous shopping arcades with attractions and surprises around every corner. Where else can you expect to bump into Dr Who, visit Renoir’s Parisian Girl, try surfing on a Flowrider machine and experience world class opera all in one day? Continue reading “Visit Cardiff the capital city of Wales” »

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Carmarthenshire’s Paxton’s Tower makes shortlist for National Trust’s Special Places

If you have ever been sightseeing around the Carmarthenshire holiday cottages you’re staying in you will have seen lots of landmarks and delightful sights on National Trust land too. Recently the public of Wales have been submitting their recommendations for their favourite locations across Wales, as part of the National Trust Wales’ recent Special Places campaign. paxton tower Carmarthenshires Paxtons Tower makes shortlist for National Trusts Special Places Continue reading “Carmarthenshire’s Paxton’s Tower makes shortlist for National Trust’s Special Places” »
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Beautiful baby animals in Pembrokeshire

0animals penguins 300x194 Beautiful baby animals in PembrokeshireWe’re used to seeing animals around our dog-friendly Wales holiday cottages but recently things have got a bit extreme. Pembrokeshire has been awash with several different exotic animals thanks to those folk at Folly Farm, who have brought in lots of new residents. So we thought we’d take a look at some of our new neighbours, and share some adorable pictures! Continue reading “Beautiful baby animals in Pembrokeshire” »
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