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Christmas Markets in West Wales

The opportunity to visit some magnificent and historic properties, sort out the Christmas shopping and enjoy delicious local food and drink all at the same time, is one of the many reasons we love Wales.  The following Christmas markets, craft … Continue reading

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Llechryd, the River Teifi & Cilgerran – a 2 hour circular walk

This is a lovely circular walk of about 2 hours from Llechryd in North Pembrokeshire, The sky was blue as we set off from Llechryd Bridge for our walk along the River Teifi to Cilgerran. The riverside path was golden … Continue reading

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2 mile circular walk from Nolton Haven, Pembrokeshire

When the sun is bright on an autumn morning it is time to put all else aside, grab the boots and a picnic and head to the coast. We drove to Nolton Haven, nestling on the edge of the sand … Continue reading

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Smallest Museum in Wales

  Where have all our old red phone boxes gone I hear you ask?  Come and see – we’ve got a real gem here in the smallest museum in Wales! Back in 2009, BT ran a competition to look for … Continue reading

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Twm Sion Cati – a Gentle Highwayman

Twm Sion Cati c1530-1609 was born in Tregaron, Ceredigion, and is commonly known as The Welsh Robin Hood, robbing from the rich, but seemingly forgetting to give any of his gains to the poor! His real name was Thomas Jones; … Continue reading

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Spring along to the Spring Festival!

The annual Spring Festival will be held on 18 and 19 May 2013 at the Royal Welsh Show Grounds in Builth Wells.  This has become one of the most popular weekend attractions in Wales showcasing smallholding, gardening and sustainable living … Continue reading

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Wonderful Wonderwool Wales!

Wonderwool Wales is the premier wool and natural fibre festival in Wales. It was set up in 2006 in order to promote wool and natural fibre production and its use in Wales. This festival is held every April at The … Continue reading

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March Hares

There are two species of hare in the UK (brown and mountain) but only the brown hare is known in Wales.  It is thought that brown hares were introduced to Britain by the Romans. Hares have been respected and even … Continue reading

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Woollen Mills Working and Weaving in West Wales

For several hundred years the Teifi Valley was thriving with dozens of mills along the River Teifi and its tributaries; in 1900 there were 26 woollen mills in Pembrokeshire; this area of Wales was the centre of woollen production. Up … Continue reading

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Exploring a Quiet Beach

What a way to celebrate a birthday, enjoying a lovely seaside town such as Tenby. We found our way into the town thanks to the very helpful car park attendant explaining that we would need to enter through the town … Continue reading

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