Plas Mawr an Elizabethan house in Conwy
Hidden in the narrow streets of medieval walled town of Conwy, Plas Mawr stands proud. A fine Elizabethan merchants house built between 1576 and 1585 for influential well travelled courtier and trader Robert Wynn. It is one of the most impressive surviving Elizabethan houses remaining in Britain today.
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Conwy Medieval Christmas
The medieval walled town of Conwy overlooked by its magnificent castle makes a wonderfully atmospheric venue for the Conwy Medieval Christmas celebrations.There will be a variety of entertainment throughout the day starting at 11am. Continue reading “Conwy Medieval Christmas Sat 7th December” »
Recipe supplied by The Honey House Cilcain, North Wales who supply delicious Welsh honey, wedding favours, queen bees and run bee keeping courses. If you are staying in one of Conwy Valley holiday cottages you can visit them at the Conwy Honey Fair.
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Winterlicious North Wales
December is upon us and all that it brings. During this festive month Quality Cottages will be exploring North Wales. Remember, if any of our blogs whet your appetite, Quality Cottages has a superb selection of Holiday Cottages in North Wales (80% welcome dogs) each with its own on line local guide. Phone 01348 837871 at any time between 8.30am and 8.30pm every day for friendly expert guidance. Angelo has prepared a slide show too. To see it click on North Wales Holiday Cottages.
A month ago our roving film maker, Polly visited The Dutch Pancake House which is set in the heart of the Conwy Water Gardens.
Polly watched two mouthwatering pancakes, one savoury, one sweet, being made in front of her eyes (or should we say camera) and then, to make all of us at the Quality Cottages office very jealous, she had the chance to sample them. Her verdict -
“Every bit as good as they look! The cherries were like sweet, tangy explosions” said Polly.
See Polly’s film How to make pancakes, Dutch Pancake House, Conwy Water Gardens
“The cherries were like sweet, tangy explosions” said Polly.
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The Conwy Honey Fair is a sweet time to book a Conwy Valley holiday cottage
They take their bees very seriously in Conwy. Conwy Honey Fair has been held within the town walls by Royal decree since Edward I reign more than 700 years ago. The right to hold the fair is in the town’s Royal Charter. Continue reading “You cannot bee serious!” »
Forward by Hayley Gerry Quality Cottages
Llanddwyn Island once home to Wales’ Patron Saint of Lovers St Dwynwen
During November we have concentrated our focus on Anglesey. We have uncovered all sorts of fascinating things and made lots of new friends. It has been a pleasure to share our posts with you. Continue reading “A Flavour of Anglesey” »
Blue Teal a North Wales holiday cottage within sight and sound of the sea
Blue Teal is a fabulous holiday cottage overlooking Harlech’s magnificent sandy beach on the North Wales coast. Stunning panoramic views stretch across the bay to the Lleyn Peninsula. This comfortable holiday home is elegant and stylish yet family friendly with wifi and accommodation for 10. The large well tended garden is spread over several levels with ample room for alfresco dining within sight and sound of the sea. Continue reading “Blue Teal – within sight and sound of the sea” »
When you head to the coast of Anglesey for a vacation, heading to the shores and enjoying the wonderful coastline is a major attraction for visitors. So while you’re holidaying in your holiday cottages in Anglesey this weekend spare a thought for the six volunteers from the Trearddur Bay lifeboat crew.
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