The Countryfile team report on Pembrokeshire
In the February issue of Countryfile Magazine (out today) the Countryfile team are reporting on Pembrokeshire. Do get yourself a copy. You may even spot Quality Cottages! Continue reading “Countryfile in Pembrokeshire” »
Choose a dog friendly cottage for your holiday
Where does your dog love to walk, run and fetch? Open fields, woodlands and thickets, lush valleys, country lanes, through tumbling streams or along wild unspoilt beaches on the coast? Wales has endless fabulous and stimulating walks to please you and your dogs. Continue reading “It’s a dog’s life – who gives a bone?” »
Criccieth Castle overlooks the beautiful sandy beach
It is no wonder Criccieth, ‘Pearl of Wales on the shores of Snowdonia’, has been voted in the top ten of the top twenty places to holiday in the principlaity. Criccieth ticks so many boxes for holiday requirements. Continue reading “Criccieth top of the tops” »
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” »
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” »
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?” »
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.
Continue reading “Pembrokeshire Coast and Snowdonia shortlisted for National Park of the Year” »
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.
Continue reading “Celebrate St Dwynwen’s Day in Wales the Valentine’s Day you never knew about!” »
A 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” »
The UK’s largest ever sand drawing has been created at Red Wharf Bay in Anglesey, depicting the Land Rover Defender, which was first conceived there 70 years ago.
Continue reading “UK’s largest sand drawing created on Anglesey beach” »