Have fun at Plas Newydd House and Gardens

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Plas Newydd Country House and Gardens stand alongside the Menai Strait

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” »

Your hearts will fill with hope & joy at pretty Drws Gobaith near St Davids

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St Davids Cathedral in the village city of the same name.

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” »

5 Welsh family attractions to visit on a rainy day

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:

Anglesey Sea Zoo rainy day family attraction near Quality Cottages luxury cottages in Wales Continue reading “5 Welsh family attractions to visit on a rainy day” »

Hollywood movie King Arthur begins filming at Snowdonia Lake

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.

Nant Gwynant Lake in Snowdonia near Quality Cottages dog friendly holiday cottages  Continue reading “Hollywood movie King Arthur begins filming at Snowdonia Lake” »

Ramble your way across Wales!

Known for having beautiful countryside and rugged coastline, Wales is the perfect place to explore on foot, where you will be able to witness areas of great historical significance that are scattered across the country. There are any number of walks that you could take, but we have taken a look at just a few favourites to whet your appetite.
Pembrokeshire Coastal Path
Ramble your way across Wales Pembrokeshire Coastal Path Beacons Way Dylan Thomas Birthday Walk Llangollen History Trail Great Orme Nature Trail Quality Cottages 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!” »

National Tourism Wales 2015 award finalists Cantref Adventure Farm gives a Best Visitor Welcome

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Cantref Riding Centre is the only one that operates in the Brecon Beacons National park

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” »

National Tourism Wales 2015 award winner Pen y Ceunant Isaf gives a Best Visitor Welcome

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Pen y Ceunant Isaf Cafe on the lower slopes of Snowdon

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” »


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