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Relax in Cardiff Airport’s Executive Lounge

If you’re flying out of Cardiff Airport, book your family into the Executive Lounge because it’s perfect for starting your adventure amid relaxed surroundings while admiring the views across the Vale of Glamorgan. We were catching a flight to Kefalonia and enjoyed the experience of relaxing in the lounge rather than trying to find a [...]

By | September 12th, 2017|Latest News|0 Comments

Royal Oak Hotel

When looking for a base from which to explore Snowdonia, the beautiful village of Betws-y-Coed, regarded as the gateway to the national park, takes some beating. It’s reputedly the “home of Britain’s first artists’ colony” and you can understand why such artistic individuals were smitten with the place. Surrounded by dense woodland, the village – [...]

By | December 4th, 2014|Accommodation, Hotels/B&Bs|Comments Off on Royal Oak Hotel

Snowdonia – 2014

The alluring beauty of Snowdonia entices visitors to return year after year. Encapsulated within this northwestern corner of Wales is a diverse landscape of high, rugged mountains, wide expanses of inland water, intriguing coastline and a wealth of attractions to satisfy everyone’s needs. A quick flip through the Attractions of Snowdonia brochure shows you [...]

By | December 2nd, 2014|Destinations|Comments Off on Snowdonia – 2014

Cardiff

Crowned the capital of Wales in 1955, Cardiff attracted over 18 million visitors last year and it’s easy to see why. It has much to offer all ages and once you’ve sampled the city yourself, chances are you’ll be chomping at the bit for more. I visited with my wife and two children, aged 13 [...]

By | May 28th, 2014|Destinations|0 Comments

Dr Who Experience

If you’re one of the millions who can’t get enough of the Time Lord, you’ll love the BBC's Doctor Who Experience, situated on the vibrant waterfront of Cardiff’s Mermaid Quay. But you don’t have to be a die-hard fan to enjoy what is described as an interactive journey which “takes visitors on a spectacular adventure [...]

By | May 7th, 2014|Attractions|0 Comments

Flintshire and Denbighshire

When you think of the northern segment of Wales, chances are it’s the rugged mountains of Snowdonia National Park that spring to mind. Well, that’s understandable, they’re outstandingly beautiful and it’s a part of the country well worth exploring. But there is another area – equally inviting and attractive – you should plan to visit: [...]

By | March 19th, 2014|Destinations|Comments Off on Flintshire and Denbighshire

St David’s Hotel and Spa

Talk about a room with a view! Ours at the contemporary, waterside St David’s Hotel and Spa in Cardiff was unbeatable, boasting not only floor-to-ceiling windows but a large wrap-round balcony, too. So, whatever the weather, you’re in for a treat. (c) Richard Webber My family and I spent a weekend in a [...]

By | February 24th, 2014|Accommodation, Hotels/B&Bs|0 Comments

Plas Cadnant

Plas Cadnant is set in a picturesque hidden valley, overlooking the Menai Straits and Snowdonia on the Isle of Anglesey. The glorious 19th century gardens of this unique 200-acre estate were painstakingly uncovered and restored over 15 years. Visit the traditional tea rooms to wind down after a romantic stroll together around the gardens and [...]

By | February 3rd, 2014|Accommodation, Attractions, Self-Catering|0 Comments

Clwydian Range Food Trail

For a bit of tasty fun this weekend (Saturday 1st & Sunday 2nd February 2014), head to the Clwydian Range in NE Wales. The Clwydian Range Food Trail is an exciting way to discover the gastronomic delights in this Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and go on a wintery expedition at the same time. Perfect [...]

By | January 31st, 2014|Attractions|0 Comments

New Year at Portmeirion

Unlike any other destination you’ll find in Britain, delightful Portmeirion, tucked away in the northwest of Wales, was built in the 1920s in the style of an Italian village. A surrealist setting with landscaped gardens, tinkling fountains and whitewashed arches, it provides a unique backdrop for a New Year to remember. New Year guests arrive [...]

By | December 20th, 2013|Attractions|0 Comments