Milkwood Sponsors Tour of the Welsh Rugby Regions

(Originally uploaded to flickr by www.abayoflife.com) We’re delighted to be sponsoring the Tour of the Welsh Rugby Regions cycle ride on 17th August this year. Ystradgynlais Hooker (that’s a rugby player for those of you not into sport!;-) Gareth Thomas is organising it to raise money for two local charities and has over 30 riders

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Milkwood House self catering now available this Summer!

Owing to a sudden last minute cancellation of an extended booking throughout the Summer, Milkwood House has just become available for the rest of July and August 2011. So if you’re looking for a last minute self catering holiday in Wales, there’s now a rare chance to stay in one of the top self catering

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An idiot abroad? Nope, in Swansea.

For the first summer ever, my wife has finally got her way. We’re actually going to spend a week in our own self catering apartment, Milkwood House in Swansea. She’s been threatening for two years now, and as is so frequent in our house, eventually, and consistently, the women rule (and there’s only one of

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Day 34 of 52 in Wales: Worms Head

Worm’s Head Originally uploaded by Mr Ush Well its been a while since I blogged in this series so its long over due. In my defence, its been a busy season which culminated last week with doing something ashamedly, I had never done – walked out to the end of Worms Head in Gower. Accompanied

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Best beach in the UK, number 25 in the World!

Rhossili Bay, Gower Peninsula, South Wales Coast Originally uploaded by iknow-uk ..and the good news is that it’s just down the road from our luxury places to stay, Milkwood House in Swansea Bay.  Those who have stayed with us will know its where we recommend you have to visit if you do one thing during

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Last minute luxury break over half term

We;re pleased to be able to offer a last minute deal for anyone still looking for a luxury break overlooking the beach in Wales.  Milkwood House, our 5 star luxury beach-side apartment has some availability for next week following the Bank Holiday at a reduced rate of £100 per night.  Remember it sleeps 4 (and

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Day 30 of 52 Days in Wales: Wales’ Waterfall Country

Brecon-Beacons Mar07_21 Originally uploaded by timbobee Wales’ Waterfall Country located on the south western edge of the Brecon Beacons, easily reached within 20 minutes from junction 42 (I think?) of the M4. Best way to experience the Waterfall Country is undoubtedly through Gorge Walking or Canyoning using a specialist company such as Call of the

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Day 28 of 52 Days in Wales: Scenic drive from Abercrave to Brecon

Pen y Fan, Brecon Beacons National Park Wales Originally uploaded by iknow-uk Well, there’s loads of scenic drives in Wales to explore. Probably my favourite (because it’s in our backyard) is the drive from Abercrave in the Swansea Valley to Brecon. In fact, you can drive and link two great pubs both of whom serve

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Day 25 of 52 Days in Wales: Coasteering

coasteering Originally uploaded by localsurfer Invented in Wales by all accounts, in Pembrokeshire ’tis reckoned! Unfairly portrayed as being extreme (and the photo doesn’t help but see the video below!) and confused with tombstoning , truth is, with a good company, almost anyone can do this as long as you can swim. The last time

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