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Fantasy Village – Part 1

Posted by on Jan 18, 2019 in Blog | Comments Off on Fantasy Village – Part 1

Fantasy Village – Part 1

There are many very visually pleasing destinations in Wales, some love the great and all-encompassing views from the mountaintops making themselves and their problems feel insignificant, others prefer the vast open expanse of the beaches as they look at the infinite horizon. Some people love the idea of the small villages and towns that are dotted around the country, many people enjoy the comfort and community of a quiet collective of people all nestled into the same area.

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Anglesey – Wales’ Most Exciting Island – Part 3

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Anglesey – Wales’ Most Exciting Island – Part 3

History and Nature

There are many different activities available for you to explore while in Anglesey, whether you want to delve into some ancient history or if you prefer the rural natural outdoors there is plenty to keep visitors happy. First of all, the castles here are popular tourist attraction, bringing thousands of curious guests inside there walls every year. Castell Aberlleiniog was very recently opened up to the public, originally built in 1080 this Norman structure was constructed with wood. Placed in the spot here strategically so that they could visually communicate with another castle, the timber structure that once stood here has long since disappeared and by the 17th Century the stonework that now stands here was built over it. This place has been painstakingly restored steadily since 2008 and now can be seen from the inside by those who choose to visit.

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Anglesey – Wales’ Most Exciting Island – Part 2

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Anglesey – Wales’ Most Exciting Island – Part 2

Gorgeous Gardens

Thanks to the weather of Wales which brings plenty of water as well as some scorching coastal sun rays, the plant life here has a chance to thrive. On top of this the National Garden Scheme is a caretaking initiative which oversees the restoration and upkeep of gardens here, supported by the donations given by visitors the idea here is to make sure that all of the wonderful locations remain preserved and are expanded without overreaching. What this means for visitors is that there are a bunch of natural getaway spots where you can escape into greenery for next to nothing.

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The Underground Adventures in Snowdonia

Posted by on Jan 6, 2019 in Blog | Comments Off on The Underground Adventures in Snowdonia

The Underground Adventures in Snowdonia

If you find yourself seeking an adventure, you may look to mountain peaks and swimming in the sea. Snowdonia, Wales adds a twist along the path with an array of Underground journeys.  Exploring below the surface brings a fresh yet exhilarating experience to Snowdonia. You will find a range of activities and sites that will appeal to everyone who visits. From calm and easy moving to fast paced thrills, adding Underground adventures to your itinerary is a must have in Wales.

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Anglesey – Wales’ Most Exciting Island – Part 1

Posted by on Jan 3, 2019 in Blog | Comments Off on Anglesey – Wales’ Most Exciting Island – Part 1

Anglesey – Wales’ Most Exciting Island – Part 1

On the far opposite side of Cardiff, westward from Wrexham, off the north coast of Wales is Anglesey, an island only connected by a pair of bridges. Although it remains separate from the mainland, this disconnected entity remains both Welsh and incredibly popular despite its detachment from the soil. Home to Hollyhead which is an incredibly bust destination for ferries, carting millions each year from its shores to Ireland and further, this stretch of land reaching out into the Irish Sea has a great deal to offer.

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Activities for The Holidays

Posted by on Dec 28, 2018 in Blog | Comments Off on Activities for The Holidays

Activities for The Holidays

The holidays are coming, and though Christmas day itself is no doubt going to be amazing all on its own, all the other days of advent don’t quite have the same impact. If you have kids you may already be wracking your brain over how you are going to keep them entertained as soon as the schools break up all the way into the new year. Board games, flashing lights, singing plushies and new socks aren’t going to sustain their eager minds and diminishing attention spans for long, so you may have to look elsewhere for family activities. Here are some great ideas to keep everyone happy in Wales. (more…)

Celtic Manor – A Christmas Getaway

Posted by on Dec 23, 2018 in Blog | Comments Off on Celtic Manor – A Christmas Getaway

Celtic Manor – A Christmas Getaway

Currently offering a free day for those booking three nights here, this plentiful complex is set amongst the picturesque landscape of the Usk valley in South Wales and offers an unrivaled selection of packages for those planning on escaping more than just the duties of Christmas dinner. With their own palette of varied resort rooms, you can pick the type of place you want to stay in whether that be an adult orientated spa type getaway for two, a family friendly hotel room or a fun and exclusive hunter lodge which facilitates both smaller and larger parties. This ability to customize your stay all while benefiting from everything the main hotel has to offer is fantastic, meaning you can enjoy your Christmas just as you envisioned it without compromising on space, facilities or the amount of freedom you have. Once you have managed to pick your room you will be delighted to find that the Celtic Manor doesn’t just leave you to your own devices, there are plenty of engaging and social activities that commence inside its many venue halls. (more…)

Superior Christmas Dinner – Part 2

Posted by on Dec 20, 2018 in Blog | Comments Off on Superior Christmas Dinner – Part 2

Superior Christmas Dinner – Part 2

Cawdor

For a modern menu of captivating Christmas culinary creations why not visit this hotel in the town of Llandeilo. Cawdor is a fairly petite establishment compared to chain hotels you may be more familiar with, here their ample 25 rooms allow them to focus less on the cleaning and more on the guest services which include their exemplary dining. Proud of their heritage they strive to make sure as many of their ingredients are from Wales as possible meanwhile their menu is filled with indulgent savoury and sweet presents for your palate. (more…)

Superior Christmas Dinner – Part 1

Posted by on Dec 16, 2018 in Blog | Comments Off on Superior Christmas Dinner – Part 1

Superior Christmas Dinner – Part 1

Christmas dinner is renowned for being a laborious task, and often a thankless one at that since now the tradition has overwritten the practicality of serving food for extended families. The whole thing is time consuming, stress inducing and after you have finally consumed all your efforts, then you have to clean up the messiest kitchen you have seen since last year. It makes sense that you might not be excited about doing all that again so why not treat yourself to something different this year? Wales offers a great selection of fine dining options where you can eat the tastiest dishes without breaking a sweat, here are some desirable locations you may want to consider. (more…)

Best Welsh Christmas Markets – Part 2

Posted by on Dec 6, 2018 in Blog | Comments Off on Best Welsh Christmas Markets – Part 2

Best Welsh Christmas Markets – Part 2

Aberystwyth Arts Centre’s Annual Winter Craft & Gift Fair

If you like crafts you will be in heaven here, if you like food (and who doesn’t) then you will also be filling your basket with treats all day at this creative mix of mini stores. Artisans from around the country flock here to sell their wares in all shapes and sizes, whether you want carefully made ceramics, fine woodwork and much more. But the crafts aren’t only for dedicated collectors and specialists; you can also find some great specialty pieces for your home or for your family. Photographers and artists will also be here providing large and small prints that will brighten up any room just as the multiple jewelers here will be showcasing a platter of wearables that anyone will find inviting. (more…)