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Christmas in wales

The 4 Best Christmas Markets In South and Mid-Wales

Published: 25/11/2023

Discover the best Christmas markets in south and mid Wales that can be enjoyed when staying at a country house hotel and spa in located in mid-Wales this Christmas. 

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Welsh Christmas Traditions

Weird & Wonderful Welsh Christmas Traditions You Didn't Know About

Published: 23/11/2023

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.

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Dog Friendly Castles In Mid-Wales

Published: 02/08/2023

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.

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8 Welsh Festivals You Don’t Want To Miss

Published: 06/07/2023

Discover the best Welsh festivals attend this year, including Welsh music festivals, literary festivals and even food festivals. There is something for everyone.

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The Best Spa Treatment for Over 60’s

Published: 21/06/2023

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. 

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The Benefits of Forest Bathing In The UK

The Benefits Of Forest Bathing In The UK

Published: 01/06/2023

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.

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Why You Deserve a Lakeside Getaway This Spring

Published: 12/04/2023 / Author: Lake Country House

Discover why you deserve a lakeside getaway in Wales this spring.

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Romantic places in Wales

5 Romantic Places to visit in Wales

Published: 16/03/2023 / Author: Lake Country House

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.

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Wales in the Winter

The Best Things to do in Wales in Winter

Published: 19/01/2023 / Author: Lake Country House

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.

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Botanical Gardens in Wales to Visit This Autumn

Published: 15/11/2022 / Author: Lake Country House

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. 

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