As well as being the home of some of the UK’s most stunning luxury holiday cottages, Wales
can now add giant vegetables to the list of reasons to visit. On Sunday 5th October, Aberglasney Gardens in Carmarthenshire played host to their first annual giant vegetable competition – the only one of its kind in Wales. Inspired by a vegetable display at the RHS Autumn Show in Malvern, the show drew growers from far and wide, with each hoping that their oversized vegetable would fetch them the top prize.
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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
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Have any of your holiday homes made a lasting impression on you?
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.
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Pembrokeshire holiday cottage Maes y Ffynnon
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” »
So this may not have occurred on the shores of our local beaches near our holiday cottages in Lleyn
, but if you have ever been to the beach with your four-legged friend and wondered if they would enjoy riding the waves then this story might encourage you to let them try!
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Captain’s House a Lleyn Peninsula holiday cottage in Morfa Nefyn
Not quite all at sea but Captain’s House is just a 5 minutes stroll from the beautiful sandy beach in the coastal village of Morfa Nefyn on the Lleyn Peninsula and it will soon be available to rent for holidays. Continue reading “All at sea…” »
Whether you wish to celebrate with fellow revellers or have quieter celebrations with family or friends, Wales provides a perfect backdrop for a slice of New Year’s magic. Here’s six different ways for everyone to enjoy the holiday:
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Almost on the cross roads between the Lleyn Peninsula and Snowdonia National Park, the small coastal town of Criccieth makes a wonderful holiday destination. Continue reading “Criccieth is a wonderful holiday destination” »
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