5 dog breeds which call Wales their home

Dogs are one of our nation’s great loves, though many people may not know that Wales has a few dog breeds which it can claim title to. A number of these are especially rare, meaning that they are little-known, but are still important to the history and culture of Wales. Read on to find out more about these special breeds which make us proud to be Welsh:

Welsh Springer Spaniel staying at our dog friendly cottages Pembrokeshire

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New craft beer festival coming to Wales this summer

If you are a fan of cider and craft beer, then you are certainly in for a treat this summer, as a new festival will make its way to Cardiff over the August Bank holiday.
Selection of craft beers available at new festival near our South Wales holiday cottages The Cardiff Brewfest will see 25 brewers from all across Britain attending the three day festival, and showcasing their wares.
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It’s a win win, win win situation at Big House near Harlech

Harlech holiday farmhouse

Pont Briwet, a brand new road and rail bridge with foot and cycle path near Big House

Great news! The new Pont Briwet road and rail bridge near Penrhyndeudraeth and Harlech is open. It replaces a fragile Grade II listed wooden viaduct and private toll road making access safer, easier, faster and its free. In addition a new cycle trail and foot path now link with the Cycle Route 8 and the Wales Coast Path. Continue reading “It’s a win win, win win situation at Big House near Harlech” »

Wales are set to enter space race!

Wales has been set a new mission – enter the race to earn a £2billion-a-year share of the space industry. It is hoped that doing this will give Wales an overall target to generate 5 per cent of the UK’s space industry by 2030.
Wales enter race to earn £2billion share of space industry – North Wales holiday cottages This will be done with aerospace and technology firms working together with research centres at universities, to agree on a new strategy that is currently being formulated by the Aerospace Wales Forum.
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Tenby named top European destination for 2015

Many people will already know about the beautiful seaside town of Tenby and just why it is such an attractive place to visit, with its beautiful beaches, historical landmarks and range of shops, bars and restaurants. It seems that more and more people are realising the greatness of this relatively hidden gem, however, as travel site GoEuro have named it their number 1 European destination to visit this summer.

Stay in our holiday cottages in beautiful Tenby, Pembrokeshire

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Carmarthenshire Castles

Carmarthenshire holiday cottages

Photo by Meredith, Land of Bread and Honey

From romantic ruins to grand fortified strongholds Carmarthenshire is home to a fine assortment of splendid ancient castles in varying states of preservation, all full of atmosphere and captivating stories. Choose from a selection of Carmarthenshire holiday cottages and explore them with your family and friends. Continue reading “Carmarthenshire Castles” »

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