Let’s Follow the Swallows: Welsh Heritage & Taking Home With You, Wherever You Are

‘The Quilt’, or ‘Y Cwilt’ in Welsh, is the tale of a little girl living in rural West Wales with her Mother and her Father. One Winter, the family falls on hard times, and makes the life changing decision to sell all of their belongings to move across the pond for a new life in the USA.

Fun Autumn Activities for Families – Written for FBM Holidays

Autumn still fills me with childlike wonder and it isn’t surprising that it is the firm favourite season for many of us. The leaves are turning flaming red, gold, amber, and yellow, contrasting beautifully with cool metallic skies and breathtaking firey sunsets. Nights are getting cosier, and the food is warm, rich, and filling. ThereContinue reading “Fun Autumn Activities for Families – Written for FBM Holidays”

Spring Holidays in Wales – Written for FBM Holidays

Spring is the time of year where everything feels fresh, bright, and beautiful; lambs are frolicking in the fields, flowers are blooming, and the chill of Winter is being shaken off. West Wales is the perfect place to plan a getaway during the spring season. As the only coastal National Park in the UK, PembrokeshireContinue reading “Spring Holidays in Wales – Written for FBM Holidays”

The Best Places to Spend Christmas in West Wales – Written for FBM Holidays

West Wales provides the perfect backdrop for an idyllic, cosy Christmas, with countless Victorian and Edwardian boutique towns, seaside villages, and mountainside hamlets to choose from. Continue reading over on the FBM Holidays blog.

National Botanic Garden of Wales – Written for FBM Holidays

Nestled away in Llanarthney in the River Tywi Valley, Carmarthenshire, lies the splendid Botanical Garden of Wales, open from 10am until 6pm seven days a week from the beginning of April until the end of October, and close at the earlier time of 4.30pm between November and the end of March. Read more on FBMContinue reading “National Botanic Garden of Wales – Written for FBM Holidays”

A Guide to the Magical Preseli Hills and Mountains

The Preseli Hills or Preseli Mountains, also known as “Mynydd Preseli” in Welsh, is a prehistoric landscape of ancient moorland scattered majestically across the North of Pembrokeshire from West to East. 536 metres at its highest point, The Preseli Hills are overflowing with myth and legend and hold an undeniably magical energy. You can discoverContinue reading “A Guide to the Magical Preseli Hills and Mountains”

The Best Pembrokeshire Beaches for Surfing

Pembrokeshire is widely renowned for it’s beautiful, idyllic coastline and picturesque beaches. Despite its vast popularity amongst tourists, Pembrokeshire miraculously remains a hidden gem for surfers, largely untainted by the media’s spotlight. With more than 50 fantastic beaches to choose from, there’s plenty of options available to suit surfers of varying abilities, from the well-seasonedContinue reading “The Best Pembrokeshire Beaches for Surfing”