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Mid Wales for Romantics

Published: 20/01/2015 / Author: The Lake Country House Team

Mid Wales for Romantics

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Top Ten Ways To Unwind This Spring

Published: 25/03/2015

Spring is a time for a fresh start, so why not give yourself a boost after the long winter? We've thought of ten ways to kick-start summer time and make the most of the fresh air.

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An Explosion of Ideas: Hay Festival 2015 (May 21-31)

Published: 11/05/2015 / Author: Dominic Garnett

An Explosion of Ideas: Hay Festival 2015 (May 21-31)

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Fly Fishing in Wales: Year Round Sport at Lake Country House

Published: 18/01/2016 / Author: Dominic Garnett

Whether you want to stalk wild brown trout, cast for grayling or sillwater rainbow trout, some of the very best fly fishing Wales can offer is to be found right on our doorstep in Powys. The beauty of our location between Llanwrtyd Wells and Builth Wells is that sport is year round. Whether it is a cool winter’s day or the height of summer, there is always something to catch for both the keen angler and the complete beginner alike, making it a great place for Welsh fishing breaks at any time of year. So what are the key species and seasons?

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2016 Events, Courses & Great Days out in Mid Wales

Published: 02/08/2016 / Author: Lake Country House

Are you looking for a taste of culture, short courses or entertainment on your next visit to Wales? Tranquil countryside might be our most abundant commodity here in Mid Wales, but a closer look also reveals a surprising selection of enjoyable and entertaining events and workshops, whether you want to learn a traditional craft, catch live music and comedy or get priviledged access to some of our finest heritage and natural treasures. Here are some of the best destinations and events on offer:

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Winter Therapy: 10 Ways to Beat the Seasonal Blues

Published: 06/12/2016 / Author: Dominic Garnett

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 is the answer to the winter blues? From getting into the outdoors to celebrating the positives of winter, there are various activities and, yes, attitudes we can embrace to make those cooler months pass more joyfully. Here are just some of the ways to survive winter and keep smiling.

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Great Reasons to Visit Mid Wales this May & June

Published: 20/04/2017 / Author: Lake Country House

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 escape. Here are just some of the highlights to look forward to in the coming weeks and months:

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Outdoor Activities and New Things to Try in Wales this Summer

Published: 10/07/2017 / Author: Dominic Garnett

Geocaching powys mid wales

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Events, Activities & Great Reasons to visit Mid Wales this Autumn

Published: 12/09/2017 / Author: Lake Country House

For anyone who loves the Welsh countryside, autumn is one of the most delightful times of the year to plan a getaway. Besides  the glorious colours and outdoor spaces to roam, there are some great events and activities to enjoy on your next visit. Here are just a few of the reasons autumn is perfect for minibreaks in Wales:

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10 Must Try Activities & Experiences in Wales for 2018

Published: 02/01/2018 / Author: Dominic Garnett

Do you have any big plans for 2018? Before the season of excess comes to a close, many of us will already be planning some new adventures and time away in the New Year.  It could be a spot of relaxation or adventure; a new destination or an entire new hobby.  If we had to recommend a shortlist of things to see, try or have a go at in the coming year though, the following would all come highly recommended:

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