5 top attractions in the Brecon Beacons

Thanks to the stunning scenery of its picturesque hills and mountains, a holiday in our Brecon Beacon holiday cottages is already a fantastic way to enjoy a few days away. To make your stay in this beautiful National Park even more enjoyable, we’ve put together a list of some of the top attractions the area has to offer. Castell Carreg Cennen attractions near our Brecon Beacons holiday cottages with Quality Cottages Continue reading “5 top attractions in the Brecon Beacons” »

Chinese names for Welsh landmarks and towns translate into some unique meanings

A campaign to market Wales and the rest of the UK to Chinese tourists by Visit Britain has included a survey to determine the names of British towns, cities and landmarks in Mandarin, with their meanings ranging from the literal to the highly imaginative. Brecon Beacons Mandarin Chinese Place Names derived for Landmarks near our Welsh Country Cottages Quality Cottages Continue reading “Chinese names for Welsh landmarks and towns translate into some unique meanings” »

Drop everything and come to Wales in the next couple of days

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Time to relax and unwind with a glass of wine and a good view

In need of a quick break from work? Could you do with a few days away from your daily grind? Would you like to surprise a loved one with a spontaneous gesture? Check out Late Availability Wales. Continue reading “Drop everything and come to Wales in the next couple of days” »

You could be happy as larks at Woodpecker and Kingfisher!

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Woodpecker & Kingfisher overlooking Castle Pill

Woodpecker & Kingfisher are two stylish contemporary waterside homes set alongside a peaceful tidal creek off the mighty Cleddau River. From their privileged elevated position one can enjoy the fascinating, ever- changing ebb and flow of tree lined Castle Pill. Easy access via steps leads keen birdwatchers, canoeists, fisher folk and mud-larks directly onto the foreshore! Continue reading “You could be happy as larks at Woodpecker and Kingfisher!” »

The Garth appears to have the Pembrokeshire Coast as its garden

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Stunning coastal view from The Garth

Both the Welsh and Old Norse translations of the word Garth refer to protection, enclosure and garden. Pembrokeshire holiday cottage The Garth appears to have the whole of the Pembrokeshire coast as its garden! Continue reading “The Garth appears to have the Pembrokeshire Coast as its garden” »

Explore mountains, countryside and coast from Dolgellau

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The beautiful Mawddach Estuary wends its way to the coast at Fairbourne and Barmouth

Stay near the lovely mountain town of Dolgellau and use it as a convenient starting point for exploring the stunning Mawddach estuary, as featured in BBC Countryfile, the surrounding lakes, beaches, glorious mountains of Snowdonia National Park, working forests, waterfalls and the remote unspoiled Cambrian Mountains. Continue reading “Explore mountains, countryside and coast from Dolgellau” »

The Fold appears above the fold of The Saturday Times newspaper

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Luxurious Pembrokeshire holiday cottage, The Fold

The Fold, a fabulous pet friendly, coastal holiday home in north Pembrokeshire, was listed in a Times Travel feature on ‘Cottages to Castles – 50 best to rent’. Continue reading “The Fold appears above the fold of The Saturday Times newspaper” »

Snowdonia’s bid for dark skies status picks up momentum

We have potentially very exciting news for anyone who visits our Snowdonia holiday cottages to enjoy not just the scenery on land by day, but also the spectacular scenes in the sky by night as well. Snowdonia’s bid for Dark Sky Reserve status, meaning it would be protected from light pollution, is gathering significant pace.

Dark Skies over Snowdonia near our holiday cottages in Snowdonia region.

(Image: Owen Humphreys/PA Wire)

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