Posted on 31/10/12, filed under Bank Holidays Seasonal and Break Ideas, Days Out, Festivals, Food, Music, Shopping | Comments Off
The obvious outing in November is a Bon Fire Night and Fireworks Display, but what about the rest of the month? You may think that there would be less going on this month with the shorter days and the colder weather, but not in Wales! There is not only a whole host of Christmas Fairs starting this month, and the customary switching on of Christmas lights, but a whole lot… Continue reading
Posted on 24/10/12, filed under Castles, Days Out, Guest Blog, Wales | Comments Off
Cadw is the Welsh Government’s historic environment service working for an accessible and well-protected historic environment for Wales.
For a really spooky experience this Halloween, explore one of Cadw’s historic sites, where stories of ghosts… Continue reading
Posted on 19/10/12, filed under Days Out, Guest Blog, Wales | Comments Off
Chairman of the National Showcaves Centre For Wales, Ashford Price, has worked at the site for 42 years. He runs the largest showcave complex in Europe at Dan yr Ogof. Here are his views of working in tourism in 2012.
A morning at The Showcaves
My day starts around 7.30 a.m. with an inspection of our brand new hydroelectric plant… Continue reading
Posted on 17/10/12, filed under Food | Comments Off
Here in Wales, we are extremely proud of our great produce and fantastic places to eat it, and this year’s National Restaurant Awards confirm our suspicions that Wales has some of the best restaurants around.
The Best Restaurant in Wales award went to The Hardwick in Abergavenny and this year three more Welsh restaurants made it into the top 100, The Walnut Tree, Tyddyn Llan and the Potted Pig.
Posted on 16/10/12, filed under Guest Blog, Pembrokeshire, Wales, Walking | Comments Off
Name: Stephen Merrill
Occupation: National Trust walking champion and Seasonal Assistant Ranger in Pembrokeshire.
Why do I love walking? Perhaps it’s the fact that it is the… Continue reading