Category Archives: Food and drink

Favourite spots to eat fish and chips!

I love fish and chips and spend some (too many) Friday nights driving up and down the coast looking for a chippy and finding great spots to stop and eat. I tell myself it’s to get out more, but deep … Continue reading

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The Big Cwtch – A festival with a difference!

Come to the heart of Carmarthenshire and relax with good food and new music! This award-winning and excitingly different festival of food, fun and family entertainment – not to mention over 30 live artists and bands over two stages – … Continue reading

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Siocled! 6 West Wales Chocolate Makers – Siopa Nadolig Part 3

Part 3 of our guide to Christmas Shopping West Wales style is all about that essential festive ingredient; chocolate!  Indulge your senses with luxurious, handcrafted chocolate, featuring the extra special flavours of Wales. Chocolate Fusion – delicious luxury chocolates handmade in … Continue reading

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Christmas Shopping West Wales style – Part 2: Bwyd a diod – Food and drink

In Part 2 of our guide to Christmas gifts made in West Wales, we have a delicious selection of food and drink from local artisan producers to tempt your tastebuds. Available to order online, these make perfect presents for foodies … Continue reading

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Pubs around the end of the M4 and A48

OK so you’ve made it nearly as far as Pont Abraham and everyone is hungry but Motorway Services food just doesn’t appeal. Here is a list of pubs and cafés which are close to your route so you only have … Continue reading

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Apple Festival at Llanerchaeron National Trust Gardens

This year’s wonderful weather has provided us with a bumper harvest of apples in West Wales, so there is to be an Apple Festival held at Llanerchaeron near Aberaeron in Ceredigion on Saturday 18th and Sunday 19th October. If you … Continue reading

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Sheep Dogs and Welsh Cakes: Welsh Museums Festival October 2014

2014 is the year of the first ever Welsh Museums Festival, to be held from 4 – 12 October  at museums across Wales.  See below for those in the West Wales area. Exhibitions, events and activities will include exclusive access … Continue reading

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A Visit to Wright’s Food Emporium

On a beautiful sunny May morning, we visited Wright’s Food Emporium, the Carmarthenshire food shop and café run by Simon and Maryanne Wright, co-founders of one of our favourite restaurants, Y Polyn. Wright’s is a foodie’s heaven with a superb range of … Continue reading

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A Christmas Eve Custom – Noson Gyflaith

Do you look forward to indulging your sweet tooth during the festive season?  If so, you might like to try the Welsh custom of Taffy (toffee) making on Christmas Eve. Noson Gyflaith (Toffee Evening) was part of the Christmas or … Continue reading

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Taith siopa Siôn Corn – Santa’s Shopping Trip

Santa has less than three weeks to get everything ready for the big day so he would be well advised to sleigh over to West Wales where he can stock up on a huge range of special and unique gifts, … Continue reading

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