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UK heatwave and an impromptu trip to Tenby

AS you’ll be well aware, this weekend was the hottest of the year so far. It was crazy hot!I’d been looking forward to spending the weekend outdoors enjoying the sun … but it turned out that wasn’t entirely possible because of the heat. On Saturday we woke up with no plans, and as usual decided Read More

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Glamping in Wales: Accommodation and facilities at Hidden Valley Yurts Wye Valley

LAST week I did a bit of a round up of our weekend glamping in Wales, and I’ve since been asked for more details, so I thought I’d write a review of the yurts themselves and the facilities at Hidden Valley Yurts Wye Valley. We decided to head to the glamping site near Chepstow after Read More

Easter events in and around Llanelli

Easter events in Llanelli and Carmarthenshire 2017

Here’s a round-up of Easter events in Llanelli and further afield in Carmarthenshire for the school holidays in 2017. There’s plenty to choose from – theatre shows, egg hunts, outdoor fun, and of course plenty of chocolate! OUTDOOR FUN: Hwyl at The Garden, National Botanic Garden of Wales Wednesday, April 12, 10.30am-4.30pm A fun-filled event Read More

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Family days out in South Wales: Dragon hunting at Carreg Cennen Castle (with vlog)

We’re always on the lookout for family days out in South Wales – places we haven’t been to, that we’ve read about or seen other people enjoy. One of our favourite places to visit is Carreg Cennen Castle, and we realised earlier this year that we hadn’t yet been with the boys. Making the most Read More

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Meeting Father Christmas at Hamleys Cardiff

I’M not usually one for getting into the Christmas spirit before December, but this weekend we had an offer that made us dig out the festive jumpers a week early – we were invited to meet Father Christmas at Hamleys in Cardiff. The store was launching its Father Christmas experience, so we took Santi and Ezra along Read More