Harlech – home to the world’s steepest street & so much more besides!
The historic coastal town of Harlech recently won the title for the world’s steepest street – but there’s so much more to explore in this wonderful medieval town.
A Welsh Game of Thrones? Our medieval myths are even more captivating
Forget the seven kingdoms of Westeros. North Wales has its own set of gutsy fantasy capers: the Mabinogion. This is our guide to where you can find them.
A Beginners Guide to Fishing in North Wales
Fishing is making a come back it would seem. The idyllic image of spending the afternoon with your family (sans mobile of course) in nature catching a fish or two which you would then cook on a campfire that you created from the kindling and firewood you found in the nearby forest.
Byrdir Farm's New Self Catering Holiday Cottages
So Louise has finally hung up her oven gloves and the former Byrdir Farm B&B has now been renovated into 3 self-catering cottages. All three properties have been beautifully designed in line with the existing cottages on the farm; Nant and Moelfre offering a cosy, yet modern feel using the quirky features of the original cowsheds alongside a high spec interior. Whilst Louise’s breakfasts will be sorely missed, the stunning views across cardigan bay will certainly make up for it as will the fact that they are offering short breaks over the peak season. So lets see what Byrdir Farm’s New Self Catering Holiday Cottages have to offer…. TY-GWAIR-BYRDIR This open plan studio cottage has a double bed up in the ‘grogloft’ or eaves of the barn accessed via a fixed ladder. A lovely little kitchenette with fridge, combination oven and hob plus dishwasher is set against the back wall of the cottage. A luxurious leather sofa sits facing…
Family Fun this Christmas
Here are five suggestions for family-friendly activities and events taking place in Meirionnydd during the 2011 Christmas holidays. 1. See a pantomime Pantomime is a lovely Christmas tradition that can be enjoyed by all members of the family, from tots to grandparents. The pantomime at the Dragon Theatre in Barmouth this year, on 28th and 29th December, is Sleeping Beauty. The performance comes courtesy of the Ardudwy Youth and Community Theatre, and tickets – which are available at the door, though it’s advisable to call the theatre to check performance times if the weather is especially bad – cost just £5 for adults, £4 concessions and £15 for a family ticket, which covers two adults and two children. 2. Full steam ahead It may not be quite the Polar Express – you won’t see waiters cartwheeling down the aisles, at any rate – but a trip aboard one of the Talyllyn Railway’s steam trains at Christmas…
October Half Term Holiday
Were discounting the price of the few cottages that we have left for the half term week. So if you fancy a break away with the children this October, have a look at the cottages listed below. I’ve listed the weekly prices, but let me know if you can only manage a short break via our [Enquiry Form..] and I’ll quote accordingly. Cornel-Glyd 2 bedroom cottage near the beach. £404.10 for 7 nights from 21st October 2011 https://dioni.co.uk/cornel-glyd/ Maes Y Llan 4 bedroom 5 star home in village location. £900 for 7 nights from 21st October 2011 https://dioni.co.uk/maes-y-llan/ Moelwyn 3 bedroom house with panoramic views over Cardigan Bay £693 for 7 nights from 21st October 2011 https://dioni.co.uk/moelwyn/ Nant 2 bedroom house on a working welsh hill farm (breakfast included) £610 for 7 nights from 22nd October 2011 https://dioni.co.uk/nant/ Stabal Small studio cottage down by the beach £423 for 7 nights from 21st of October 2011 https://dioni.co.uk/stabal/