Things to do and see when on holiday in Wales
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Things to do in West Wales



The Lovespoon Workshop

The Lovespoon Workshop was opened in 1975 and is a family business providing an opportunity to learn about the Welsh lovespoon tradition. The woodcarver and his son use their skills to hand carve spoons in a variety of different woods. Talks and demonstrations are given providing an insight

Jonathan Cox Ceramics

Jonathan creates his vibrant ceramics in an idyllic valley just three miles north of Carmarthen, moving there from Staffordshire with his family. Visitors can now discover a varied collection of work on display in his studio including vases, bowls, lamp bases and plaques along with a range of lus

Melin Tregwynt

Melin Tregwynt is a delightful white washed wool mill to be found in a remote wooded valley on the Pembrokeshire coast. There has been a mill on this site since the 17th century, when local farmers would bring their fleeces to be spun into yarn and woven into fine wool blankets. Owned by our family

Penrallt Garden Centre and Nursery

Penrallt Garden Centre at Moylegrove, just west of Cardigan, grows and sells a vast range of plants and also stocks an extensive range of items to suit most gardening and landscaping needs. Set in 70 acres of farmland, woodland and coastal walks, the nursery site has a vast area of glasshouses an

GDH Leather Courses

GDH Leather Courses makes hand-sewn leather goods using traditional techniques. Come and watch us at work and perhaps be tempted to have a go yourself! We’re always happy to welcome you and give brief demonstrations. Why not come along to an open day or book a half-day taster session for all th

John and Victoria Jewellery

All our jewellery is designed and made by us in our own workshop near Cardigan, where visitors can see and buy the finished pieces in the showroom as well as watch work in progress. Here you are welcome to browse or if you have questions about how we work, the techniques involved or the design proce

Moriath Glass

Kiln-fired glass – studio-gallery My work hopefully reflects my passion for glass, the endless ways it changes in light, its myriad colours. Living close to the land on a smallholding in west Wales I am immersed in the landscape – from big skies of shifting shadows to a small beetle hiding under a

The Hall at Abbey Cwm Hir

We offer tours of all 52 rooms in a family atmosphere where visitors sample something completely unique in the marriage of architectural (it is Grade11* listed) and interior design beauty, with items from a lifetime of collecting.Our collections include paintings, packaging and signs, vehicles, chil

Cariad Glass

Cariad Glass is based in the small market town of Llandysul, overlooking the picturesque River Teifi; (Cariad means ‘sweetheart’ in Welsh). The beauty of the surrounding landscape of rural West Wales is inspirational to Chris, as is apparent in his work. Chris has been working with glass for ove

Blue Island Ceramics

Come along to our Paint your Own Pottery Studio right on the beautiful sandy beach at Ynyslas and paint lovely presents for your friends and family. We have lots of ideas to help you create a unique gift that will you will be proud to give. A satisfying and enjoyable activity for all ages and all we

Rose Wood – Silver Jewellery Workshops

The Little Workshop is the studio of award winning jewellery designer Rose Wood. Rose has lovingly transformed an outbuilding at her home in west Wales into a cosy workshop in order to teach traditional jewellery making skills. You can learn to make a finished piece of silver jewellery over the

Diane Mathias Fine Art

This beautiful and diverse land that we live in holds many fascinations for landscape artist, Diane Mathias, who paints atmospheric scenes from around Ceredigion, Carmarthenshire and Pembrokeshire in oils and pastels. Her subjects include many of the most tranquil places that surround us, yet in ou

Handweaving by Riitta Sinkkonen Davies

Riitta Sinkkonen Davies is a textile artist based in Pembrokeshire and born in Finland, where she was first introduced to weaving by her grandmother. Her work is a unique reflection of her Finnish background and her love of the Pembrokeshire landscape. Riitta's work ranges from colourful floo

Oriel Linda Norris Gallery

Linda paints in either acrylic or oils, often on textured surfaces which may include the addition of plaster, sand, cloth or even feathers to the painting surface. The landscape is Linda’s inspiration and the emotional approach reflected in her work shows the influence of her surroundings. Over

Peaceful Moments

I offer Aromatherapy, Reflexology, Indian Head Massage and Back and Shoulder Massage from the comfort of your holiday cottage. Based in Haverfordwest, I will travel to local holiday cottages.

Oakford Therapies

I offer the following treatments- suitable for ladies and gents. Treatments range from 60 to 90 minutes. I am offering high end treatments in a beautiful peaceful location here in CEREDIGION. The treatments are bespoke for every client and not available elsewhere in West Wales. Luxury Hot Lava Sh