Category Archive: Wales

Oct 28

Discovering Eco-Luxe at Asheston Eco Barns, Pembrokeshire

Eight and a half years ago, Karen Loo and her family escaped the pseudo-rural countryside of Oxfordshire for the coastal tranquillity of Northern Pembrokeshire. ┬áMotivated by the imminent arrival of her eldest child, Karen ditched the traffic jams, commute and conventional comfort of life in the South East. Instead she chose …

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Oct 08

Searching for Seals: One Great Reason to Visit Pembrokeshire in Autumn

Fantastic opportunities to watch some of Britain’s most exciting wildlife is one of Pembrokeshire’s big draws. Having been enchanted by the Puffins of Skomer Island during our trip back to Pembrokshire in June, we were eager to see more of the local inhabitants during our autumnal return visit.

Oct 07

A Weekend in Wales: returning to Pembrokeshire

We have just come back from a mini-break. No – not Paris or Rome, thank you. We have come back feeling far more refreshed and full of the joys of life than any of Europe’s city-chic destinations. Instead we spent the first weekend in October back in amongst the stunning coastal scenery of …

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Jul 25

You know you’re a tourist in Pembrokeshire when…

A holiday in Pembrokeshire, as I recently found out, is like no other. With its own language, heaps of local produce and speciality dishes (Cawl anybody?) and culture, Pembrokeshire feels a million miles away from any other UK holiday destination.

Here are fifteen things that make you realise that you are a truly a tourist …

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Jul 08

Exploring Pembroke Castle

In a region famous for its ancient ruins and fortifications, how could we pass up the opportunity to visit at least one castle during our recent trip to Pembrokshire? With its illustrious and long history, ties to royalty and impressive walls, Pembroke Castle was the obvious choice for a castle day out. With …

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Jul 04

The Secret Seabird Kingdom of Skomer

Pembrokeshire is all about its shimmering sands, cascading cliffs and glorious coastline. Nestling just off-shore from its other coastal gems is Skomer Island – a little piece of paradise for resident sea-birds and for its star attraction during the summer, the perky little Puffin.

Having discovered that our …

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Jun 30

Accommodation Review: The Barn / Bwthyn Ysgubor

Just in case you missed all the over-excited tweets and Facebook updates recently, we have been to Wales on holiday! We spent a fantastic week exploring Pembrokeshire – a first trip to this wonderful part of the world for our family.

Booking at the last minute, we hunted …

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