Last week we went to the National Eisteddfod of Wales in Llandow, in the Vale of Glamorgan. We were invited as guests of the Principality Building Society which was very nice. The Principality is Wales’ largest mutual building society and is the main sponsor of the National Eisteddfod choral competitions. The Eisteddfod is a [...]
Entries Tagged as 'south wales'
August 18th, 2012
July 15th, 2012
We stopped off today at Llantrithyd Church. It’s situated in the centre of the rural Vale of Glamorgan half way between Cardiff and Cowbridge. It’s off the beaten track along a small lane that runs from Bonvilston through the countryside eventually ending up in Llantwit Major. The church appears to date from the 1500s and [...]
January 29th, 2012
I get a few people visiting this site looking for snow and traffic advice in the winter. You may find this previous post on Wales snow helpful. I also find the UK Snow Map (http://uksnowmap.com/) site useful and fun. This is a mashup that monitors tweets in realtime mentioning UK snow and overlays the location [...]
September 24th, 2011
It’s a few years since we last visited Illtud’s 216 restaurant in Llantwit Major but we popped along on the spur of the moment for my birthday last week. Even though it’s been 3 years the restaurant hasn’t appeared to change much. Although fairly non-descript on the outside the inside has a medieval feel to [...]
August 4th, 2011
One of the most popular pages on this site is my Things to do and where to go in South Wales page. South Wales has loads of great places to visit and this page lists just a few places that you may find interesting and entertaining. It’s constantly being updated and checked so it’s worth [...]
August 4th, 2011
Amy Davies has been running a personally funded project to document the amazing Cardiff Arcades. She has some great photographs on the site and the project provides a great insight into the shops that can be found in the arcades. Well worth a visit to the site and the arcades as well. Cardiff Arcades Project
July 21st, 2011
This looks like a great event in Pontypridd over the weekend of Friday August 5 to Sunday August 7: Click here for more information: EVENT – Big Welsh Bite.