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Romantic Getaway Ideas, from Anniversaries to Weekend Breaks
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Romantic Getaway Ideas, from Anniversaries to Weekend Breaks

When was the last time you planned something truly special for your partner? For their next important date, whether it's a birthday or anniversary celebration, why not surprise them with an experience to remember? Here are some tips and ideas for the perfect romantic escape for two. Naturally, our suggestions are likely to have a South Wales bias- but the same rules apply wherever you are....

10 of the all time best and worst wedding stories
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10 of the all time best and worst wedding stories

When it comes to arranging the perfect wedding they say that planning makes perfect. So what are the things that can go wrong (or very right), at weddings? Some of the following wedding tales are life affirmingly beautiful; others are, well, less so! Judging by these examples, the road to both heaven and hell is littered with confetti…...

Try Our Chef's Banana Kofta Recipe
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Try Our Chef's Banana Kofta Recipe

We offer a wide variety of tasty dishes for you to enjoy throughout the year, try out this delicious veggie dish yourself. We have over 15 dishes on our menu, see our sample Bokhara Brasserie menu....

Beautiful parks, nature reserves and wild places to visit in South Wales
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Beautiful parks, nature reserves and wild places 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...

Wedding Trends & Ideas for 2017 & 2018
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Wedding Trends & Ideas for 2017 & 2018

From a return to regionalism to the trappings of social media, things rarely stand still in the world of weddings. So what are the emerging current trends? Nobody can predict the future, but over the course of each season, we see new ideas taking shape. And this year especially, we’re seeing a definite shift or three in the making. So what does this mean to the couple getting married in 2017...

Our New Hotel 'The Great House'
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Our New Hotel 'The Great House'

It's the rumoured one-time home of Anne Boleyn and even William Shakespeare. And now this much-loved Tudor-era boutique hotel – which has also hosted Prince Charles – is starting another chapter in its remarkable history....