Beavers to head for Wales There is no sign of the pine marten population recovering in southern Britain. Now it is great to have The Vincent Wildlife Trust taking pine martens from Scotland to mid-Wales. One has already been seen in Cwmystwyth, mid-Wales and close to Welsh Hideaways. Should you see one, you can report [...]
The BBC reports that Tom Cullen, Welsh actor and writer, has been filming 'Pink Wall' in the Elan Valley, close to where he grew up. He was born in Aberystwyth. The film is a love story about two Americans living in Wales. Cullen played Viscount Gillingham in Downton Abbey.
Good to read James Stewart's article on Machynlleth under 'Great British Breaks' in the Sunday Times. He starts by saying this is a good time to visit Mid-Wales: Why?'Because winter is better in mid-Wales. After a ripe autumn as the playground for hikers and beachgoers, the gorgeous hills and coast around Machynlleth are quieter. Come [...]
Wonderful Elan has been nominated as one of the 25 Amazing Outdoor Adventures in the UK in a list celebrating the National Lottery's 25th birthday!
Ty Mari and the night sky. Down the road is an international dark sky park site at The Arch. A new 'astro-tourism' trail has been created in the Cambrian Mountains linking six new locations awarded a 'dark sky' status, including The Arch, close to Welsh Hideaways between Devil's Bridge and Cwmystwyth.
Lovely article in the Sunday Times saying how much is on offer in Wales, including a wild escape, (which Welsh Hideaways offers). He writes saying that in Aberystwyth there are some wonderful places to eat. These include Byrgyr, Ultracomedia deli and Medina.
Thank you for this award, Airbnb! 'Here’s to you, Gareth! You’ve worked hard to delight your guests and it shows. Guests appreciate your responsiveness and reliability, and rave about your outstanding hospitality. Tell everyone! In the past year, you’ve accomplished a lot to get to this moment: 10 Stays 0.0% Cancellation rate 5.0 Overall rating [...]
We were given Ty Mari in October 1969 and have been letting it ever since! Such a privilege to have welcomed hundreds and hundreds of guests!
The Guardian writes: In the 1860s, the dream of the owners of the Manchester and Milford Railway was to link the cotton mills of Lancashire with the port of Milford Haven. Their ambitious plans were knocked off course by the mighty Cors Caron peat bog and the Cambrian mountains beyond. In the end, they succeeded [...]
The Sunday Times named Barmouth beach as 12th best in UK in 2019. Besides the beauty of the large sweeping sandy beach, there are donkey rides, crabbing, paddleboard pub crawls up the estuary and the Fairbourne Steam railway to enjoy. Seeing where Snowdonia meets the sea is so lovely and the views over to Ynyslas [...]