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Explore West Wales’ magical Christmas markets

Christmas is little over a month away but don’t worry if you haven’t started your shopping yet, there are some magical Christmas markets on the horizon in West Wales. The opportunity to visit some magnificent and historic properties, sort out the … Continue reading

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The best places to spot autumn colour in West Wales

One of the most spectacular sights on a blowy autumn day – and a highlight of the year – is the expanse of colour produced by woodlands during this season. Something to brighten our days with the dark of winter … Continue reading

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Introducing the top 8 historic houses in West Wales

While on holiday here, it’s well worth visiting some of our many historic houses to absorb some of the area’s history. Here are our recommendations of the 8 top historic houses to visit in West Wales. Each house has a unique … Continue reading

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West Wales’ top 8 gardens to visit

West Wales has a variety of gardens to visit, each with different aspects guaranteed to draw you in and ensure you enjoy your day. Here are 8 of the best gardens to visit in West Wales, encompassing a wide range … Continue reading

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Dowrog Common, St Davids

Dowrog Common is a large lowland heath 3km north east of St Davids with a wealth of wildflowers, birds and insects.   It is traversed by a narrow lane (not many passing places so you need to be good at … Continue reading

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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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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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Easter Eggsploring at Cilgerran Castle

Easter is a great time of year.  Trees are sprouting fresh green leaves, daffodils are flowering, bumble bees are bumbling about and, best of all, it’s CHOCOLATE time! There are so many places to go on an Easter Egg Hunt … Continue reading

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A Woodland Walk to the Beach

Colby Woodland Garden, South Pembrokeshire, is an 8 acre, National Trust garden set in a secluded valley with lots of lovely walks through meadows and woodland, leading down to the sandy beach at Amroth. Apart from the gallery and shop, … Continue reading

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