Category Archive: Ideas

Enjoy National Walking Month in the Elan Valley

We love National Walking Month as it gives us a chance to share our favourite trails and to discover new ones. . The Cambrian Mountains has tons of great walking routes so, to be… Continue reading

Gregynog Festival “a mover and shaker” on the international cultural stage

Dr Rhian Davies, artistic director and ‘curator extraordinaire’ at Gregynog Festival, has included a dozen Welsh debuts (including one UK debut) amongst the Festival’s highlights for 2015. Gregynog takes France and the Spirit… Continue reading

Looking forward to May’s events…

Everybody knows that the single greatest thing about May is that it bestows upon us not one but two Bank Holiday weekends. Put simply, there’s even more time to be out and about… Continue reading

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

EVENT: Pumlumon Summer Solstice Walk

This year, the Summer Solstice falls on the 21st of June. This means two things: 1) that date will offer up more daylight than any other during the whole year and 2) there… Continue reading

Event: Nanteos Foraging Break

A special break or day for those who enjoy exploring & cooking with others, 9th – 10th of May. . Enjoy a night in a luxury room and traditional Welsh breakfast. You’ll be guided… 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

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

A handful of Egg-citing Easter Deals

It’s not long before we all start hiding chocolate eggs in our back gardens, inviting the whole family to dinner and convincing children there’s a giant rabbit handing out treats – Easter, of course! A… Continue reading

Watch Friday’s Eclipse with Elan Valley Astronomy!

Now doubt you’ve heard that the skies are going to be a little darker at around 8:30am this Friday thanks to a solar eclipse, which will see the moon cover up to around… Continue reading