A gastro tour of award winning restaurants through south Wales

South Wales holiday cottages

Eat delicious seafood at the Griffin Inn Dale. It couldn’t be more fresh.

The National Tourism Awards for Wales 2015 celebrated ‘Best places to eat’ including large restaurants, small restaurants, cafes and pubs. Here are the South Wales winners. When you are staying in South Wales holiday cottages do visit one or more of them for a delicious bite to eat. Continue reading “A gastro tour of award winning restaurants through south Wales” »

Visitor numbers coming to Wales through golf tourism increase 40% since 2005 new figures from Visit Wales reveals

The US Masters is in full swing this weekend and it is undoubtedly one of the biggest events on the calendar for world golf. Hop across the pond to Wales though and you’ll see that new figures have revealed the number of golf tourists arriving in Wales has increased by a hefty 40% over the last 10 years. A woman playing a shot out of the bunker on a golf course near a Quality Cottages cottage in Wales Continue reading “Visitor numbers coming to Wales through golf tourism increase 40% since 2005 new figures from Visit Wales reveals” »

Trampoline parks set to “spring” up across Wales

A series of indoor trampoline parks are set to “bounce” into Wales this summer, with the first opening in Cardiff, in the 22,000 sq ft former Britvic factory.
Trampoline parks set to spring up across Wales holiday cottages in North Wales Quality Cottages

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Air Trampoline Park will open in South Wales this June, with plans already in place to open one in Swansea this year, and then another in North Wales early next year.
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Efail Uchaf – a magical rural retreat at the gateway to the Lleyn Peninsula

Cwm Pennant holiday cottage

Efail Uchaf on the gateway to the Lleyn Peninsula

Efail Uchaf, Upper Forge in English, is a charming and characterful, restored smithy near Porthmadog at the gateway to the beautiful Lleyn Peninsula. It is set in a magical sunny garden with oak and ash trees and a path meandering down to the river. A delightful conservatory brings sunshine and the garden right into the home. Continue reading “Efail Uchaf – a magical rural retreat at the gateway to the Lleyn Peninsula” »

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Cardigan Bay holiday cottage

Clover Hill has fabulous views of Cardigan Bay

Delightful Clover Hill is just .6 of a mile from the coast. It’s that .6 that makes all the difference. If it was bang on the coast with the sea on the door step it would be at least another price group higher and therefore more expensive. Continue reading “If you like a good deal read on…” »

All-star line-up announced for Llangollen International Musical Eisteddfod

One of North Wales’ largest annual events, the Llangollen International Musical Eisteddfod, is returning to Llangollen this July, with a spectacular all-star line-up announced for what will be the 68th edition of the event. Llangollen International Musical Eisteddfod live event near our Llangollen holiday cottages Quality Cottages Continue reading “All-star line-up announced for Llangollen International Musical Eisteddfod” »

15% discount on charming Lleyn coastal cottage Grepach

Lleyn Peninsula holiday cottage

Grepach on the tip of the Lleyn Peninsula

Characterful family and pet friendly Grepach near Aberdaron on the beautiful Lleyn Peninsula has always been very popular. This year it has undergone significant refurbishment and now has a super new boiler and modern heating system as well as a fabulous new multi fuel stove for snug days and cosy evenings in. Continue reading “15% discount on charming Lleyn coastal cottage Grepach” »

Sea, Sand and Speed!

Pendine Sands holiday cottages

Pendine Sands, Carmarthesnshire

The 7 mile stretch of Pendine’s hard packed sand, backed by softer sand and undulating dunes was made famous for the world speed trials which took place there. Malcom Campbell and JG Parry Thomas set the world record on the beach five times between 1924 and 1927. Continue reading “Sea, Sand and Speed!” »


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