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Picton Reopens for Season

Picton Castle has reopened for castle, garden, and gallery tours until September. During Easter week, you’ll find the castle decked out in spring flowers, Easter eggs hidden along the wooded trail, and children marching in an Easter bonnet parade.   Nestled among 40 acres of woodlands, Picton Castle is located in Pembrokeshire off the A40 […]

Upscale Camping

If you enjoy the outdoors but are unwilling to sacrifice all creature comforts, fforest might be the place for you. Located in West Wales outside Cardigan, fforest is billed as “a hotel with woodland corridors and canvas rooms.” Accommodations range from three types of tents to croglofts (small crofter’s cottages that are perfect for winter […]

Bed & Breakfast for Booklovers

Love books? Looking for an ideal retreat? Then head to Hawarden, North Wales, where you’ll find St. Deiniol’s Library—Britain’s only residential library. Located west of Chester, the library was founded in 1894 by four-term Prime Minister William Gladstone. The collection contains more than 250,000 items, including 32,000 from Gladstone’s personal library, many of which he […]