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Beautiful Converted Chapel Near Aberdovey | Capel-Maethlon

Beautiful Converted Chapel Near Aberdovey | Capel-Maethlon

March 18, 2014 by · Leave a Comment 

This beautiful converted chapel near Aberdovey has been wonderfully transformed into self-catering holiday accommodation for up to 6 adults. Modern fixtures and fitting have been sympathetically combined with the traditional features of the chapel to provide a real home from home. Nestled on a quiet country lane in the mountains above this ever-popular seaside town, [...]

Self Catering Barn Dyffryn Ardudwy | Moelfre

Self Catering Barn Dyffryn Ardudwy | Moelfre

March 13, 2014 by · 49 Comments 

Moelfre, Self Catering Barn Dyffryn Ardudwy, named after the mountain behind the cottage, is a one bedroom barn conversion on a working welsh hill farm. It’s difficult for me to be objective when describing Moelfre as it’s one of the two self catering cottages that we let out ourselves here at Byrdir. But I hope [...]

Pet Friendly Family Holiday Cottage | Pant-Golau

Pet Friendly Family Holiday Cottage | Pant-Golau

February 27, 2014 by · 22 Comments 

Pant-Golau is Welsh for sunny or bright valley. And it certainly was the day we visited. This newly refurbished house is on the end of a charming little row of three cottages in a little hamlet called Pensarn.

One Bedroom Holiday Cottage with Mountain Views | Rhyd-Y-Bod

One Bedroom Holiday Cottage with Mountain Views | Rhyd-Y-Bod

February 15, 2014 by · 12 Comments 

Rhyd-Y-Bod is a one bedroom holiday cottage with mountain views high above the village of Llanuwchllyn just south of the market town of Bala in North Wales. A cottage as beautiful on the inside as the landscape outside. …mountain views… …lovingly renovated… …fairy tale retreat… Lovingly renovated from a disused barn by farm owners Karen [...]

Holiday Diary – Holiday Cottage near Snowdon in Rhyd Ddu

Holiday Diary – Holiday Cottage near Snowdon in Rhyd Ddu

January 19, 2014 by · Leave a Comment 

“The cottage was absolutely beautiful. It was quiet but within easy reach of amenities. The cottage is very high spec, well decorated, furnished and just felt comfortable like a home from home, and the views are absolutely spectacular. I would really highly recommend it, as a good location to North Wales with a very relaxing [...]

Things To Do In Bala, Top 10

Things To Do In Bala, Top 10

October 21, 2013 by · Leave a Comment 

Things to do in Bala. A quick introduction to this bustling market town famous for water sports and outdoor adventure activities in Snowdonia, North Wales. Bala Adventure and Watersports Centre The great people from Bala Adventure and Watersports can be found on the northern tip of Llyn Tegid / Bala Lake throughout the summer months. [...]

Things to do in Barmouth

Things to do in Barmouth

March 15, 2013 by · Leave a Comment 

I asked our friend Serena, a 19yr student from Barmouth, to write an article entitled ‘Things to do in Barmouth’. This is what she had to say. I live in Barmouth, North Wales. Love traveling, baking and Disney. I’m off to Uni in September.’ Here are my thoughts on the top things to do in [...]

Horse whisperer tames Carneddau ponies in Snowdonia

Horse whisperer tames Carneddau ponies in Snowdonia

July 5, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

This story really caught my eye. I’ve been fascinated by the wild horses of the Carneddau mountains in Snowdonia since I was a little boy. I was lucky enough to see three of the ponies whilst walking with an elderly aunt near Sychnant. We came upon them unexpectedly one cloudy morning. The encounter caught us [...]

Barmouth Walking Festival

Barmouth Walking Festival

August 11, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

The Barmouth Walking Festival is fast approaching once again. It’s a great event organized by the Barmouth Publicity Association and runs from the 18th to the 27th of September. For £7.50 you can join a group of like minded enthusiasts for a guided walk along some fantastic routes. The walk leaders have all been carefully [...]

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