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The Best Walks & Views in the Brecon Beacons

Rising from the soft hills of South Wales, are blunt summits bare and bleak, looming under changing skies. The Brecon Beacons are a wild place. The type that broods beyond rural villages, inviting wayfarers. A mountainous landscape of swirling cloud and howling wind.

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The Best Walks & Views in the Brecon Beacons
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The Best Walks & Views in the Brecon Beacons

Rising from the soft hills of South Wales, are blunt summits bare and bleak, looming under changing skies. The Brecon Beacons are a wild place. The type that broods beyond rural villages, inviting wayfarers. A mountainous landscape of swirling cloud and howling wind....

Cosy Cwtch: Welsh Slow Living for Autumn
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Cosy Cwtch: Welsh Slow Living for Autumn

Summer has a fleeting ripeness. Each long day is a blessing, but also a challenge. Many of us feel a pressure to live life to the fullest, and squeeze from the day every last drop of sweetness. Then autumn arrives and the crispness in the air and the falling leaves are as familar as the smell of home. It’s a slow and cosy season, a time for reflection and nostalgia. Something...

Beautiful Country Parks and Nature Reserves to Visit in South Wales
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Beautiful Country Parks and Nature Reserves to Visit in South Wales

One of the things we love best about living in South Wales is the contrast between town and country. Indeed, we are close to Cardiff, but judging by the variety of beautiful wild places, nature reserves and idyllic parks you might never guess so. Here are some of our favourite outdoor locations and beauty spots near Bridgend, Swansea and Neath. Cycling trails, nature walks, picnic spots, sculpture...

12 Things You Might Not Know About Christmas
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12 Things You Might Not Know About Christmas

As the old saying goes, Christmas is coming! And with it comes Christmas songs playing along with our favourite crimbo treats: Mince Pies, stockings, mistletoe, gingerbread men, Christmas pudding and sherry (preferably lots of sherry!). As well as Christmas cake, presents, stockings, Turkey, brussel sprouts, pigs in blankets, Champagne, and, well, the list goes on… But what about the things...

5 Top Events for 2018 in South Wales
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5 Top Events for 2018 in South Wales

What do the coming months of 2018 have in store for you? Whether you are looking for great food, romance or pure escapism, Court Colman Manor have plenty to treat our guests this year. Here are just some of the reasons we look forward to welcoming you soon....