This imposing country house, parts of which date back to the 14th century, stands along the banks of the beautiful Menai Strait, with stunning views of Snowdonia. It was the country home of the Marquess of Anglesey but is now cared for by the National Trust and open to the public. Continue reading “Have fun at Plas Newydd House and Gardens” »
In the 12th century St Davids was declared a place of pilgrimage. It was considered so important that two pilgrimages to St Davids were equivalent to one to Rome, three were equivalent to one to Jerusalem. Since then the path of pilgrimage continues to be trodden by hundreds of thousands of individuals. Continue reading “Your hearts will fill with hope & joy at pretty Drws Gobaith near St Davids” »
Wales is a country with something to offer for everyone to enjoy, from the stunning scenery of the great outdoors to a number of hands-on activities you can’t experience anywhere else. Although Wales can often look at its best in wet weather, we can understand families seeking a fun day out whilst avoiding the rain, and so we’ve put together this list of great indoor activities near our luxury cottages in Wales for all the family to enjoy:Continue reading “5 Welsh family attractions to visit on a rainy day” »
When you take your dogs on holiday to Pembrokeshire you want to explore. Right? You will want to walk, run, play ball and fetch sticks. Continue reading “4 Muddy Paws mobile pet salon Pembrokeshire” »
Did you know that filming for Hollywood director Guy Ritchie’s new King Arthur blockbuster has pitched up in their newest location- a picturesque lake near our dog friendly cottages in Snowdonia?
Stars filming in the area include Jude Law, who will play villain Vortigern, and Eric Bana as Arthur’s father Uther Pendragon.
Pembrokeshire Coastal Path
Having been described by Lonely Planet as “one of the best long distance trails in the world”, the Pembrokeshire Coastal Path is 186 miles of outstanding beauty. Continue reading “Ramble your way across Wales!” »
Located in the stunning National Park, Cantref Adventure Farm and Riding Centre offers a great day out for visitors staying in Brecon Beacons holiday cottages. Continue reading “National Tourism Wales 2015 award finalists Cantref Adventure Farm gives a Best Visitor Welcome” »
Keen walkers staying in Snowdonia holiday cottages will be pleased to to call in to licensed Pen y Ceunant Isaf (translates to lower end of the gorge). The warm and welcoming cafe on the Llanberis Path up Snowdon serves tea, coffee, mulled wine, hot chocolate, and a selection of local beers as well as a few delicious snacks such as bara brith (speckled bread) and tea cakes. Continue reading “National Tourism Wales 2015 award winner Pen y Ceunant Isaf gives a Best Visitor Welcome” »
Isle of Fire held in Barry, in the Vale of Glamorgan, was a finalist in the National Tourism Awards Wales 2015, for Best Small Event. Continue reading “Isle of Fire event on the Glamorgan Heritage Coast” »
The Kinks frontman and music legend Ray Davies is to headline the opening night of Brecon’s famous Jazz Festival, which begins on August 7th, at the town’s Market Hall.Continue reading “Ray Davies to headline Brecon Jazz Festival” »