Walking in Welsh (and English!)

(Originally uploaded to flickr by Janet Ramsden) This weekend its the start of the annual Gower Walking Festival, great to see how this event has grown over the years and it has a cool website for the event too! One of the walks is a bilingual one, and there are still spaces left according to the website.

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An Idiot at Home Day 5: A new pair of slippers

Sunset over Swansea Bay, a photo by TruPlaces on Flickr. There was always going to be one day. One day that meant we were going to be dragged around the dreaded shops. This was it. After an extended period of listening to the sea from my pillow, some TV watching, kids buzzing around your feet

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An Idiot at Home Day 4: It’s days like this that make holidays

Surfing lessons in Gower, a photo by TruPlaces on Flickr. What an amazing day. Our requests via #idiotathome on twitter led us to booking a surfing lesson on Gower. Gower is known for its surfing and not its over commercialised cheap-seats surfing too, so this is undoubtedly one of the best quality places in the

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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 12 of 52 Days in Wales: Arthur’s Stone, Gower

The ginger underbelly of Maen Ceti Originally uploaded by greggys stuff King Arthur’s Stone, Cefn Bryn, Gower. Love this place, you can actually see the full extent of the Gower coast on both sides looking north and south. Not a particularly dramatic feature but an interesting landmark in the centre of Gower with great views.

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Summer Holidays in Gower last minute availability – save £100

We still have some last minute vacancies in our holiday cotttages in Gower for the school holidays in July and August this year, but hurry if you want to take advantage of the £100 discount on offer.  We are currently offering our remaining bungalows for £475 for 1 week hire, but please contact us for

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