St David’s: The little city with a lot to do!

St David’s, or as it is known by its full name, St David’s and the Cathedral Close, is the smallest city in Britain in both size and population. This, however, does not mean there is any less to do in St David’s as any other city in Wales! We have taken a look at just a few things you may wish to do whilst staying at one of our St David’s holiday cottages – we’ll leave the rest to you to find for yourself!

St David’s Cathedral


St David’s Cathedral near St David’s holiday cottages – Quality Cottages Nowhere in Britain is there an older cathedral settlement, with its history spanning back fourteen centuries, and having survived the invasion of Norse men during the Dark Ages. Continue reading “St David’s: The little city with a lot to do!” »

Discover the ancient and wild Preseli Hills of Pembrokeshire

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Pentre Ifan, an iron age burial chamber in the Preseli Hills

The wild and ancient moorlands, heath and grasslands of the Preseli Hills reach a moderate 536m with breathtaking views of the Pembrokeshire coast beyond and below. From Foel Eryr a stunning 360 degree panorama even takes in Ireland and Snowdonia on a clear day. Continue reading “Discover the ancient and wild Preseli Hills of Pembrokeshire” »

Anglesey holiday cottage Pant y Corn is a great choice for families

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Family and pet friendly Pant y Corn

Pant y Corn is a super, easy care, pet friendly family holiday home with comfortable spacious accommodation for 5 guests in 2 bedrooms and a large secluded sunny garden near the small seaside town of Benllech and huge Red Wharf Bay. Continue reading “Anglesey holiday cottage Pant y Corn is a great choice for families” »

Welsh landmarks get 360° “photosphere” treatment

Usually, you’d have to be up stood next to Caernarfon Castle in order to be able to see it in all of its beauty, but thanks to photographer Matt Wright, you can have the complete experience without actually visiting the site.
Photosphere from previous exhibition by artist Matt Wright – Quality Cottages

An example of a photosphere from a previous Matt Wright exhibition.

Wright is a visual artist who describes himself as a photographer who works in three dimensions, and has created a series of “photospheres” of some of the most popular tourist destinations in Wales, which are currently on show in the Wales Millennium Centre in Cardiff.
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A tale of old goats and royalty in Wales

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Great Orme Kashmiri Goats

It might come as a surprise to learn that the Great Orme is home to a herd of Kashmiri Goats and has been for more than a hundred years. Their story is an intriguing one with Royal connections. Continue reading “A tale of old goats and royalty in Wales” »

Discover the delights of Horseshoe Pass, Horseshoe Falls and Velvet Hill

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The Horseshoe Pass is used by sheep as well as motorists. Photo by David Neale

The road from Llangollen to Llandegla travels in a horseshoe shape around the valley and along the ‘Horseshoe Pass’ which cuts through between Llantysilio Mountain in the west and Cyrn y Brain in the east. This scenic route dates from 1811 and is commonly used by sheep as well as motorists! Continue reading “Discover the delights of Horseshoe Pass, Horseshoe Falls and Velvet Hill” »

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