Five of the best mountain views in Wales

Winter is one of the best times of the year to explore the Welsh countryside, offering stunning views of snow-topped mountains. Visit Wales have compiled a fantastic list of the best mountain views throughout Wales, with many on the doorstep of our Brecon Beacons and Snowdonia holiday cottages. Here’s some that have made the list: Mount Snowdon, Snowdonia | Best Wales Mountain Views | Quality Cottages Continue reading “Five of the best mountain views in Wales” »

Famous shipwreck remembered in Moelfre


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A famous shipwreck which claimed the lives of hundreds of seafarers has been remembered in the small Welsh village of Moelfre.
The Royal Charter went down off Anglesey in 1859 with the loss of around 450 lives.
The steam clipper was wrecked off the beach at Porth Alerth in Dulas Bay on October 26 amid a huge storm which came to be known as the Royal Charter storm. It was wrecked just hours before it was due to dock in Liverpool having travelled from Melbourne with more than £300,000 of gold bullion aboard. Continue reading “Famous shipwreck remembered in Moelfre” »

Are Wales and Ireland set to see underground tunnel joining the two countries together?

Could an underwater tunnel linking Wales to Ireland become a major European transport corridor? According to a leading transport think tank this could indeed become reality in the not so distant future. Holyhead Port | Could be the Site a New Tunnel Joining Wales with Ireland | Near our Holyhead Holiday Cottages Continue reading “Are Wales and Ireland set to see underground tunnel joining the two countries together?” »

Fancy a pre Christmas Luxury Girlie Get Together & Spa?

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Magnificent Edwardian Country House ‘Vrynylan’

Now there’s an idea. Drop everything. Get together with your girl friends and have a ball. Luxurious Vrynylan is an elegant country house in the beautiful Tywi Valley with the river running through the grounds. Continue reading “Fancy a pre Christmas Luxury Girlie Get Together & Spa?” »

Picnics and Pilgrims on the Pembrokeshire Coast Path

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St Non’s Chapel

St Non was the mother of St David, the patron saint of Wales. A chapel stands on the spot where she gave birth to David in 500AD. Close to the chapel is St Non’s Well regarded as one of the holiest in Wales. Both are in a fabulous coastal location accessible from the Pembrokeshire Coast Path near the tiny village city of St David. Continue reading “Picnics and Pilgrims on the Pembrokeshire Coast Path” »

Future Olympic sailing stars set to compete in Wales for European Championships

It has been revealed that Wales will proudly welcome the Olympic sailing stars of the future when it hosts the esteemed Optimist European Championship 2015 next July. Young Female Competitor | Racing in  Optimist European Championship Event | Near Our Snowdonia Holiday Cottages Continue reading “Future Olympic sailing stars set to compete in Wales for European Championships” »

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