An Easter stay at Talfan Cottage

Talfan Cottage

Being a large family, when we travel we prefer the convenience of staying in a holiday cottage rather than a hotel as it gives us the space to relax without getting under each others feet. During our holiday to North Wales we stayed in a beautiful barn conversion, Talfan Cottage, in Anglesey, not far from the famous town of Llanfairpwllgwyngyllgogerychwyrndrobwllllantysiliogogogoch. There was a real “Wow” moment when we walked through the door, as the cottage is simply stunning, with the kitchen being our favourite room in the house. They really have thought of everything with this kitchen design. It has… Continue Reading “An Easter stay at Talfan Cottage”

Climbing Mount Snowdon with Kids

Isaac Snowdon

Back in September last year I wrote my 50 places to visit before I hit the big 5-0, with number 4 on the list being climbing Mount Snowdon, which stands at 1,085 m (3,560 ft), making it the highest mountain in Wales, and the highest point in the British Isles outside Scotland. Last week we headed to North Wales and stayed in a beautiful cottage in Anglesey, which is only a short drive from Snowdonia, so now was my chance to tick it off my list. We have been on family walking holidays to the Lake District and Yorkshire Dales,… Continue Reading “Climbing Mount Snowdon with Kids”

Exploring Caernarfon Castle with Kids

Caernarfon Castle

Caernarfon is one of the most famous castle in Wales and is somewhere I have wanted to visit for some time. During our holiday to North Wales, we stayed in a beautiful cottage in Anglesey which is a short drive from the town of Caernarfon, so we had the perfect opportunity to visit. Caernarfon is a walled town, making it a beautiful walk as you head towards the castle itself. Caernarfon Castle is looked after by Cadw, the Welsh Government’s historic environment service, but as English Heritage members we got discounted entry to the castle. Entry to the castle is… Continue Reading “Exploring Caernarfon Castle with Kids”

The Broadway Hotel, Llandudno Review

The Broadway Hotel

I am part of the Approved Family Friendly network whom get to review hotels and restaurants to see if they are family friendly, so I was excited when an email dropped into my inbox looking for someone to review the Broadway Hotel in Llandudno as we were planning a trip to Zip World which is located nearby. The 150 year old hotel is situated less than a minutes walk from the promenade in the traditional seaside resort of Llandudno, North Wales and is run by Sheryl and Mark. They have been running the hotel for 9 years and have made… Continue Reading “The Broadway Hotel, Llandudno Review”