Category Archive: Business spotlight

business focus: the falcondale at 15

The Falcondale has stood for over 150 years, with Chris, Lisa and Derek as the latest custodians having been the proprietors for the last 15 years. To mark this important anniversary, we thought… Continue reading

Business focus: Elan Valley Astronomy

As you probably know, the Cambrian Mountains is one of the very best spots in Wales for stargazing. What you might not know is that experts from Elan Valley Astronomy are on hand… Continue reading

Hinterland Walks launched

Over 20 local tourism businesses and nearly 30 walkers from all over Wales attended the launch of the Hinterland Walks project at Tynrhyd Retreat near Devil’s Bridge. . Inspired by the S4C/BBC TV detective… Continue reading

Business focus: Tynrhyd Retreat

You might just be starting to think about booking a big family summer holiday, so we thought we’d let you know about a new group accommodation that opened in January this year – Tynrhyd… Continue reading

Business focus: Mountain Yoga Breaks

Now that things have started to get (a little) sunnier, we thought we’d look ahead at the fantastic outdoor events and activities taking place in the Cambrian Mountains. One of the coolest breaks… Continue reading

Elan Valley – a Top Gear destination!

You may have noticed something a bit familiar watching last weekend’s Top Gear. The Elan Valley had a starring role as a Land Rover Defender (driven by Richard Hammond) hauled itself up Claerwen… Continue reading

A spotlight on… Beili Neuadd B&B

Beautiful and tranquil, Beili Neuadd Farmhouse dates back to the 16th Century. Alison and David Parker have lived here since May 2010 and have re-discovered many of the original features of the house… Continue reading

Valentine’s Day at The Straw Cottage

Are you still looking for somewhere to cuddle up with your loved one this Valentine’s Day? How about The Straw Cottage at Ty Gwyn Farm… Candles, a wood burning fire, the sound of… Continue reading

A spotlight on… The National Wool Museum

It’s free to visit, it very nearly burned down and it once even required urine in the process of creating fabric. What else didn’t you know about the National Wool Museum? Here’s your chance… Continue reading

Cambrian Mountain walking inspired by my ‘mamgu’.

Here’s a blog by Dafydd Wyn Morgan from Twm’s Treks: “I spent my formative years, like many other children, staying with my grandmother during my school-holidays. Easter, Summer and Christmas and if I was… Continue reading