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New Year is on the horizon and I don’t know about you, but the idea of getting together a group of friends to rent a holiday cottage with log fires and views of the Snowdonia mountains, lakes or beaches sounds like heaven. Whether you’re a group of adults or a group with young families, we […]

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50% of happiness is determined by our genes, 10% is from our circumstances, job, house, status etc, leaving the remaining 40% down to us to manage. Whats the secret? The chemical in our bodies that promotes happiness is dopamine and from our teenage years onwards, if we do not actively try to create it in […]

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Due to open in June this year, Surf Snowdonia is still very much talk of the town. It’s already on the ’50 most exciting things to do in the world’ list without even opening! So if you’re planning on getting in on the Surf Snowdonia action this year, make sure you don’t get caught short […]

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Driving through the towns and villages this week, it is clear that spring has arrived. Snowdonia has woken from its winter hibernation and everyone is getting ready to enjoy the great outdoors that this part of North Wales has to offer. To experience Snowdonia in springtime is special. Stunning green pastures set against a back […]

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An any day, any time adventure. Geocaching is a great way to explore new places. ‘Hidden treasures’ that have been concealed throughout the world (2 million in fact) have their locations and GPS coordinates logged onto a central geocaching website. Anyone can go onto the website, get the GPS locations and go hunting for treasure. […]

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The latest addition due to launch this summer in the North Wales adventure playground is Surf Snowdonia. Based in the village of Dolgarrog, Conwy, Surf Snowdonia is the first publicly accessible Wavegarden® artificial surfing lagoon. This revolutionary concept, generates powerful and consistent surfing waves, of varying heights up to 6 feet, in a 300m long […]

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For every 1 week holiday booked to stay in November or December 2014 at Cefn Isaf, Gareth, the owner is  offering a free £15 voucher to spend at the local butcher – the award winning Paul Wellings Butchers located in  Dyffryn Ardudwy. Cefn Isaf is a 2 bedroom barn conversion in a truly idyllic location […]

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“We had a great family reunion here over Christmas. Lots of space, good parking, great kitchen, great walks, beautiful surrounds. Huw & Sioned were wonderful if we needed anything. We couldn’t have stayed anywhere nicer. Thankyou so much!! Highly recommended.” – The Brophys, Melbourne. My husband and I stayed here in July with my parents […]

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Coffee seems to be all the rage at the moment, but here in Wales we still like a ‘panad’ (cuppa). Customers who book Pant-Golau, our 4 bedroom family holiday cottage in Llanbedr, between now and the end of May will be welcomed with a traditional welsh hamper. Perfect for those afternoon teas on the terrace […]

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“Despite the inclement weather we all had a fabulous break in a delightful, well appointed cottage. It was close to all amenities and yet remote enough for peace and tranquility. Facilities were spot on, in fact we enjoyed it so much, we considered taking a few extra days onto our fortnight’s holiday, but unfortunately it […]

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