Self-catering cottages at Treberfydd House, Brecon

Self-catering cottages at Treberfydd House, Brecon

Treberfydd House is a stunning Victorian gothic mansion built in 1852. They offer group B&B bookings in the main house and have two delightful self-catering cottages; Saddlery Cottage and The Barn at Treberfydd. Treberfydd House also offer wedding packages; from intimate evenings in the panelled dining room, to marquee space on the lawn, all...

Puffins on Skomer Island

Puffins on Skomer Island

I have always loved puffins but never seen them in the wild until I visited Skomer Island, just off the coast of Pembrokeshire. I was lucky enough to go at the start of July when the adults were in full baby-feeding mode, which meant that they were buzzing between the water and their burrows...

Hamburg weekend

Hamburg weekend

This made me smile… I’ve just had a delightful weekend in Hamburg, my first sight-seeing trip to a German city. The biggest surprise was the quantity and variety of interesting architecture, from round towers to ‘wonky’ apartments, and the new ‘spiky’ Elbphilamonie theatre. The Hamburg Harbour Festival – 829 years celebrated, was this past...

Evening walk

Evening walk

What a beautiful few days here in Pembrokeshire, a treat at any time but especially so over a bank holiday weekend. Vasco with a piece of dried Bracken. [Photo taken on iPhone]