Read the latest blogs from our team here at Lake Country House hotel - including tips, insights and news!
Weird & Wonderful Welsh Christmas Traditions You Didn't Know About
We’re well into December now and Christmas is on it’s way. We hope you’re enjoying the festive cheer and making the most of your favourite Xmas indulgences.
December is perfect time for throwing yourself into tradition and having fun. Whether you are a family who put their trees up on a certain date or you always go to a Christingle service (even as a grown adult), Christmas traditions truly warm the heart.
Dog Friendly Castles In Mid-Wales
There are plenty of dog-friendly activities to enjoy in both Mid. Whether you prefer to explore historic sites, visit charming towns and villages, relax by serene lakes, or stroll along beautiful coastlines, the region offers a diverse range of options for delightful days out with your furry companion.Read more
8 Welsh Festivals You Don’t Want To Miss
Discover the best Welsh festivals attend this year, including Welsh music festivals, literary festivals and even food festivals. There is something for everyone.Read more
The Best Spa Treatment for Over 60’s
Spa treatments for the over 60’s are a great way to keep your mind and body feeling rejuvenated and young, speciality spa treatments such as massage for menopause and antioxidant facials are great for spa treatments for the over 60s.Read more
The Benefits Of Forest Bathing In The UK
Wales is the perfect setting for forest bathing. By forest bathing, you can improve your mental wellbeing, reduce your cortisol levels, and boost your immune system with time in nature.Read more
Why You Deserve a Lakeside Getaway This Spring
Discover why you deserve a lakeside getaway in Wales this spring.Read more
5 Romantic Places to visit in Wales
With stunning scenery, gorgeous villages and fascinating history, Wales has plenty to offer when it comes to choosing a location for your next romantic getaway. In fact, love is taken so seriously in Wales, it has its own patron saint of lovers, with St Dwynwen's Day (Dydd Santes Dwynwen) celebrated annually on January 25th.Read more
The Best Things to do in Wales in Winter
Even though it’s cold outside, the winter season has a lot to offer if you can wrap up warm and brave the icy weather. There are many fun activities to experience in Wales in the winter, such as hiking up the hills of Snowdonia, visiting small villages, or even admiring the historic charms of local castles where you can learn more about Wales’ fascinating history.Read more
Botanical Gardens in Wales to Visit This Autumn
Wales is home to some of the most stunning natural landscapes in the world, with cliffs, mountains, lakes, and gardens that will take your breath away. In this blog, we are taking a closer look at some very special gardens in particular: Botanical.
Many of the botanical gardens in Wales are owned by the National Trust, so whilst you stay at Lake Country House, you can make the most of some of the most beautiful locations in Wales. There are many glorious gardens to explore, and we will be listing the best of the best botanical gardens for you to visit this autumn season.Read more
6 Stunning Castles to Visit in Brecon Beacons
Did you know that Wales has the highest density of castles in the world? In fact, it proudly displays over 600, ranging from medieval ramparts to traditional stone structures. Historically, Wales has weathered conquests from both internal and external threats, leading to a surge in fortifications to defend critical territory and routeways.
Thanks to their efforts, you’ll never be too far from a striking piece of historical architecture.
Here are 6 castles near Brecon Beacons, and why you should visit them:Read more