The Green Green Grass of Home by Polly Lovegrove

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Polly Lovegrove photographer, with her exhibition at the Senedd in Cardiff.

Yesterday was the first day of Polly Lovegrove’s photographic exhibition ‘The Green Green Grass of Home’ on show at Senedd Oriel Gallery, the main public building of the National Assembly of Wales in Cardiff from 19th Jan – 7th Feb 2015. Continue reading “The Green Green Grass of Home by Polly Lovegrove” »

Hunt for eggs in a Pembrokeshire farmhouse garden

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Llyn y Gorras is a delightful rambling Pembrokeshire farmhouse ideal for family holidays.

Wouldn’t you just love to hunt for Easter eggs in this rambling farmhouse garden in the heart of the Pembrokeshire National Park? The main garden is totally enclosed so young children and dogs would be perfectly safe. Continue reading “Hunt for eggs in a Pembrokeshire farmhouse garden” »

Is Radio 2’s Sara Cox coming to Wales on holiday?

Sara Cox Radio 1 2 Presenter TV Personality | Family Dog Terrier Children Beano Holiday In Wales Dog Friendly Family Friendly Cottages Accommodation Activities Beaches Days Out | Quality Cottages Wales Holidays Radio 2 presenter Sara Cox could be headed to the principality this summer after revealing on air how she and her husband are currently trying to pick a destination for their summer holiday.
The former Radio 1 breakfast show presenter is toying with the idea of a Welsh summer holiday but told listeners this week she isn’t quite sure it’s right for her.
So we thought we’d come up with some reasons why Sara, her husband, three children and one dog should stay in Welsh country cottages this summer. Continue reading “Is Radio 2’s Sara Cox coming to Wales on holiday?” »

Pembrokeshire Coast and Snowdonia shortlisted for National Park of the Year

The National Parks of Wales have been well represented in this year’s Countryfile Magazine awards, where both Pembrokeshire Coast and Snowdonia have been shortlisted for the National Park of the Year award. Pembrokeshire Coast National park of the year awards nominated category Countryfile magazine Great British Countryside UK New Quay Newport Aberaeron Quality Cottages luxury self-catering accommodation holiday homes Wales log cabins places to stay book online Continue reading “Pembrokeshire Coast and Snowdonia shortlisted for National Park of the Year” »

Celebrate St Dwynwen’s Day in Wales the Valentine’s Day you never knew about!

For people who aren’t form Wales or who weren’t familiar, Wales has in fact got its very own equivalent of Valentine’s Day- St Dwynwen’s Day. This means that if you can treat a loved one on not one but two special days if you were feeling generous! The dates vary on when these official celebrations fall so we thought we’d let you know all about St Dwynwen’s Day, including what it is and exactly when it takes place, so if you’re thinking of treating that special someone to a Valentine’s Day holiday cottage Wales break we’ve got the low down on what you need to know. Valentine's Day Breaks in Wales Continue reading “Celebrate St Dwynwen’s Day in Wales the Valentine’s Day you never knew about!” »

Redevelopment of historic Saundersfoot Harbour moves a step closer

saundersfoot harbourA deal has been done to bring the redevelopment of an historic harbour in Pembrokeshire a step closer. European funds have been secured to help finance a plan to redevelop Saundersfoot harbour in Pembrokeshire. The news broke this morning ahead of a visit to the town by the Welsh First Minister this afternoon, during which he conformed the deal. The harbour in West Wales, which is just a few miles from our South Pembrokeshire holiday cottages, is the subject of a £4m redevelopment plan. Continue reading “Redevelopment of historic Saundersfoot Harbour moves a step closer” »

Learn how to carve a lovespoon for your sweetheart

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Lovespoon Carvers

A wonderful Woodcraft Weekend will be held at the National Botanic Garden of Wales 17th-18th January just in time for St Dwynwen’s Day 25th January, the Welsh equivalent of Valentine’s Day.


Traditionally young men carved intricate love spoons for their sweet hearts and presented them on this special day. Now you can attend one of the workshops and learn to carve one for your loved one.


An array of demonstrations and displays will include lovespoon carvers, wood turners, walking stick makers, axe sculptors and more.

The three main demonstrators will be pryrographer Bob Neill, Wood turning expert Simon Hope and Martin Pidgen who will talk about wood and its uses. Simon is always happy to answer questions about, trees, timber and wood.


Admission is £2 and parking is free.

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A romantic get away in Wales

If you would like to wow your loved one this St Dwynwen’s Day there is still time to book romantic cottages in Wales  just for 2.

Be blown away by the Snowdonia National Park

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Enjoy a holiday on the edge of the Snowdonia National Park

There is only one thing wrong with Gors y Gader and Gotras. They are too comfortable! These two immaculate homes lovingly cared for by owners Liz and Arthur are in fabulous locations on the edge of Snowdonia National Park. Continue reading “Be blown away by the Snowdonia National Park” »

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