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We work with artisans in Wales to curate, design and develop beautiful products that will stand the test of time. In a series of interviews, we are showcasing our designers and artisans to understand the inspiration behind their work.

6 Welsh Churches with a story to tell…

6 Welsh Churches with a story to tell…

Ancient Welsh churches and chapels are intriguing.  They are usually the oldest building in any town or village, and when you scratch the surface and discover a little of their history – they simply come alive.  Each with a unique atmosphere, and often found in spectacular rural surroundings, here’s six...

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Our Tenby Studio is Open!

Our Tenby Studio is Open!

Building on the success of our website, we have opened a studio in the seaside town of Dinbych-y-Pysgod, Tenby. Located in the atmospheric Sergeants Lane, a stone’s throw from the harbour - the historical lane dates back to medieval times and once contained fishermans’ cottages, trading warehouses and stables, and more recently;...

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The Welsh Language and Colours

The Welsh Language and Colours
I am really enjoying my learning of the Welsh language, and one of the things that is fascinating is the array of words related to colour and hue. The early Celtic colour spectrum was different to one the modern world is now used to, and the understanding of colour tended to be based on the quality of a hue rather than its wavelength. Here are some of my favourite Welsh colour words, and their meanings.

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Where to stay in Wales

Where to stay in Wales

Our holiday lets, campsites and hotels across Wales have had a tough time so far this season.  But lockdown is now beginning to ease and Wales can welcome visitors again.  So - to do something small to help, we have put together a list of fantastic places to stay across Wales, so that when all this is over there are some great ideas of where to go.  Please contact the accommodation owner for specific details about opening and availability.

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Eight Fascinating Welsh May Day Customs

Eight Fascinating Welsh May Day Customs

It's May Day!

We know that this is a very special day in the traditional calendar, going back to the time of the Druids. It has origins in the Celtic festival Beltane – a day that marks the start of summer and a celebration of coming through a long, often isolating winter.  

So how was it celebrated here in Wales? Read the Welsh Otter guide to the wonderful May Day customs and legends in Wales:

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