The Wildlife Trusts’ Welsh Wildlife Centre, located in Cilgerran, has recently won a prestigious award, further contributing to the excellency of the Welsh tourism sector.
The centre has won the Visit Wales Gold Award for outstanding customer service and facilities. It is home to the Glasshouse Café and Wildlife Trust gift shop, as well as excellent facilities to educate visitors about wildlife. Continue reading “Welsh Wildlife Centre wins prestigious award” »
The pretty seaside town of Abersoch in the Lleyn Peninsula once again promises a weekend of festive fun perfect for all the family with its upcoming annual Abersoch Christmas Festival, running from Friday 27th November to Sunday 29th November.
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Caldey Island photo by Doc Searls
Caldey Island lies off the south west coast of Pembrokeshire close to the seaside resort of Tenby. During the summer months trip boats take visitors from Tenby Harbour to spend a few hours exploring the beautiful unspoilt retreat. Continue reading “Caldey Monks welcome visitors to their beautiful island retreat” »
There’s going to be a flurry of Christmas Trees being lit up in spectacular fashion in the coming weeks up and down the country, including those near our Cottages in North Wales. We’ve picked out three that you might like to attend with friends, family, and loved ones this year.
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Mill House has a crackling log burning stove for cosy evenings in
Comfortable and cosy Mill House
in the peaceful village of Pontfaen is just 6 miles from the Brecon Beacons. It is a great bolt hole for a quick get away before Christmas and at 10% discount throughout December (excluding Christmas) who could resist? Continue reading “10% off Mill House holidays throughout December (excluding Christmas)” »
Welsh Cakes under Creative Commons
When people visit a country on holiday they always talk about ‘getting a taste’ of the culture.
And what better way of doing that is there than to do it literally, by eating as much local produce and as many local delicacies as possible?
Better still, get a feeling for a country by making those delicacies before tasting them! Continue reading “How to make delicious Welsh cakes” »
With its own unique traditions and customs, Christmas is a great time to enjoy Wales holidays – not only will you be captivated by its beautiful scenery, friendly people and delicious food, but also the unrivalled atmosphere that comes with this much-anticipated time of year.
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Year of Adventure Wales 2016
Wales is a natural playground for adventurers of all ages
Wales is one of Britain’s best unspoilt play grounds. It is blessed with exceptional natural beauty, 870 miles of magnificent coast path hugging the entire Welsh seaboard, three National Parks, Snowdonia, Pembrokeshire Coast and the Brecon Beacons as well as a Dark Sky Reserve, one of only five in the world. What better place to experience adventures. Continue reading “More than 20 thrilling Welsh adventure experiences for the whole family to enjoy” »
Weekend cottage breaks
Enjoy a warm welcome in Wales
feels so indulgent and yet they barely impacts on your working week. Snatch a couple of days, extend your weekend and it feels like a proper holiday. Continue reading “Snatch a weekend cottage break in Wales” »
With their breathtaking views and interesting history, the popular Snowdonia railways Ffestiniog and Welsh Highland are popular all year round, though Christmas on board is an extra-special time of year, as you’ll not only be able to sit back and enjoy the journey, but also indulge in some Christmas festivities and meet Father Christmas.
Continue reading “Meet Father Christmas on the Ffestiniog and Welsh Highland vintage railways this December” »