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Wonderous Winter Events around Swansea and The Brecon Beacons this Christmas

Wales is the perfect winter wonderland with its magical hills and woodland and the communities across Swansea and the Brecon Beacons have been preparing to host a hubbub of festive events to make your Christmas special. Let’s take a peek at the wintery wonder on offer! Swansea The welcoming City of Swansea never fails to offer up a cracking Christmas experience with a whole flurry of festive events. The festivities kick off with the City’s sparkling Christmas parade that lights up the City...

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Top 5 Favourite Towns in and around the Brecon Beacons

The mountainous Land of Song, Wales, is a breath-taking work of nature, rich in culture, creativity and community. Whilst the magic of nature provides the picturesque backdrop of Wales, it is people and community that helps us each to write our stories, our history. One of three National Parks of Wales, the Brecon Beacons, is located at the heart of the country’s beautiful landscape. Moulded within its ancient and industrial past, the towns and communities that call the Brecon  Beacons its...

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7 Spookily Fun Family Activities Around Swansea and the Brecon Beacons this Halloween

The most spooktacular month of the year is here! If you love the dressing up, eating sweat treats and all things pumpkin spiced, we have found an array of fang-tastic Halloween activities for all the family in and around Swansea and the Brecon Beacons! So read on and ready yourself for a frightfully fun half term!   Pick Your Own Pumpkin We love picking our own pumpkins each year and this memory making activity not only gets you out into the fresh autumn air, its perfect for every member...

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A Doggie Day Out: The Five S’s of Safety for Enjoying the Countryside with Your Four-Legged Friend.

Most of us will have likely heard about the Countryside Code, especially if you love a peaceful ramble across the many beautiful hillsides that Wales and the UK have been blessed with. Whether you’re walking, cycling or driving, this ‘code of conduct’ was created to keep ourselves and animals safe whilst we’re out on our adventures, and to keep nature’s works of art beautiful and unharmed for all to enjoy, including our four-legged friends. In addition to the basics such as sticking to...

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Make Extra-Special Memories at 6 of the Best Family Days Out in the Brecon Beacons and Gower

As a family run, small business, making memories with our family of mini piggies and furbabies is at the heart of Cwtch Farm – our name literally means hug! At the doors to the Brecon beacons and tucked away from the bustling of everyday life, our guests come from all over to enjoy the views, the tranquillity and to reconnect with nature – and sometimes themselves. So we’ve put together a list of the best days out at the Brecon Beacons and Gower, perfect for making special memories with the...

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5 Awe-inspiring Walking Adventures of the Breath-Takingly Beautiful Brecon Beacons

We are so lucky here at Cwtch Farm to be surrounded not only by our pink piggy friends but also by some of the most beautiful landscapes that nature has to offer. From the picturesque coast of the Gower Peninsular to the idyllic, dreamy peaks of the Brecon Beacons mountain range; beauty, fresh air and adventure awaits all who visit. So grab your walking boots, compass and camera as we explore our favourite walking adventures of this stunningly inspiring Welsh hillside.Llyn Y Fan Fach and Fawr...

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