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10 Things You Didn’t Know About Wales

1. The Longest place Name in the UK Llanfairpwllgwyngyllgogerychwyrndrobwllllantysiliogogogoch. Got that? This outrageously extravagant Welsh name belongs to a peaceful little town on an island off Anglesey. Roughly translated into English...

10 Amazingly Beautiful Places to Visit in Wales

Whether it’s a prime spot for your favourite activity or somewhere to take that holiday-defining picture, everyone loves a spectacular location. Nor is Wales short of beautiful places, from manmade to natural wonders. Cast your eyes across the heights...

Lake Country House Chef Q&A

Tell us a little bit about your love of food; were you always interested in cooking from a young age? My Mum & Dad were massive foodies, so my love of food started at a very young age. I knew I wanted to start a career in cooking as...

Great Reasons to Visit Mid Wales this May & June

With the long days of summer ahead, there are so many fantastic reasons to visit Lake Country House this year. Whether it's an active break exploring idyllic countryside, wonderful food or pure relaxation, our home in Mid Wales makes for a fantastic...

Valentines Breaks and Romantic Places in Wales

Searching for a little romance far from those increasingly maddening crowds this year? Whether it is to mark St Valentine’s Day 2017, the Welsh equivalent of St Dwynwen’s Day, or just to treat your partner to a well-deserved break, mid Wales provides...

Hello Pancake Day! Here's a great recipe Idea

Buttermilk Pancake Recipe Move aside Valentine’s Day, Pancake Day is coming! Our Head Chef, Josh Donachie has shared his delicious Buttermilk Pancake recipe with us, complete with his favourite topping. Breakfast is not going to be the...

Winter Therapy: 10 Ways to Beat the Seasonal Blues

Duller days and early nights; dropping temperatures and drizzle; that feeling of not quite wanting to leave the cosiness of your bed. Whichever way you look at it, most of us will feel an annual touch of the winter doldrums to some extent. So what...