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West Wales Sandy Coves - a Top Five Selection

Tuesday 22nd April 2014 - Marketing

Wales has a superb selection of beaches around our wonderful coastline and many extend for several miles. At the other end of the scale, there are a number of much smaller beaches in very attractive and scenic locations - this is a top five selection of sandy coves in West Wales. [Read More]

Top Five Long Sandy Beaches in Wales

Friday 11th April 2014 - Marketing

With 750 miles of coastline, Wales has a superb range and variety of beaches; this is our top five for those Wales Holidays self-catering cottage visitors that prefer their beaches long and sandy! Facing due west, Newgale Sands is a beautiful stretch of beach over 2 miles long located in Pembrokeshire to the south-east of St David’s. It's one of the counties’ pebble backed storm beaches created by a huge storm in 1859. A Blue Flag beach, it attracts surfers and kayakers and, because of the length of the beach and the absence of underwater obstructions, it's also perfect for wind and kite surfing.[Read More]

Top Five Narrow Gauge Steam Locomotives on Heritage Railways in Wales

Tuesday 8th April 2014 - Marketing

At the end of the 1950s, there was much discussion about plans to restore the Welshpool & Llanfair Light Railway. The Talyllyn and the Ffestiniog had already been reopened - was there enough interest to sustain another line in Wales? Today there are in the region of twenty operational railways here and they are one of the most popular attractions for visitors to Wales Holidays self-catering cottages. The trains are hauled by a wide range of locomotives and this is a choice of the top five.[Read More]

Historic Gardens in Wales - A Top Five selection

Friday 4th April 2014 - Marketing

The National Botanic Garden near Carmarthen is an unbelievable range of gardens; it is however, a very recent creation and the following is our selection of the top five historic gardens for Wales Holidays cottage visitors.[Read More]

Top Five Whacky Events in Wales 2014

Wednesday 2nd April 2014 - Marketing

Every Sunday on the August Bank Holiday weekend, year after year, one event in Mid Wales invariably makes the news headlines - the World Bog Snorkelling Championship! This must rank in the Top Five Whacky Events of the year - not just in Wales but the whole of the UK for the amount of media attention that it gets.[Read More]