How would you like to dine at the Captain’s table? You can. Captain’s House is now available to rent. Continue reading “How would you like to dine at the Captain’s table?” »
Porthor, otherwise known as Whistling Sands (and yes they do whistle) is one of the National Trust’s top ten picnic spots. Why? Here are six good reasons: Continue reading “Whistling Sands – a top picnic spot” »
Most people have heard of Portmeirion, the beautiful Italianate village on the Dwyryd river estuary in North Wales. Visionary Welsh architect Sir Clough Willians Ellis made a splendid job of proving his theory that an area of outstanding natural beauty could be developed without spoiling the landscape. Portmeirion has been a hugely successful visitor attraction ever since its conception in 1925 and is currently one of the top ten visitor attractions in Snowdonia.
Pembrokeshire is a fantastic place to holiday, where there are endless possibilities for families.
With hundreds of attractions in the county we thought we’d take a look at five of our favourite places to visit when you’re staying in family accommodation Pembrokeshire. Continue reading “Five family days out in Pembrokeshire” »
Celebrated Welsh poet Dylan Thomas loved ramshackle early 18th century Fernhill Farm in Llangain, Carmarthenshire. It was home to his Aunt Annie, his mother’s sister. Dylan spent many happy childhood holidays there embraced by the small Welsh speaking rural community where both his mother and father had roots. He later recalled Fernhill in a number of his literary works.
Maes y Ffynnon is a country idyll in the Pembrokeshire Coast National Park. Stroll through the rose laden arch to a true haven of peace and contentment. This pretty Pembrokeshire holiday cottage with a south facing garden overlooking pasture land is next to the field where locals once collected water. Translated from Welsh, Maes y Ffynnon means Water Field. Continue reading “Through the rose arch…” »
We’ve all dreamed of owning spacious cottages with log fires.
Wales may even be the dream location to own one in.
Couple Gillian and Roger Good were able to make this dream come true with a property they bought in Snowdonia, Talhenbont Hall near Criccieth, in 1979. Continue reading “Couple sell Snowdonia manor house after 35 years for £1.8 million” »