Celebrate Wales’ Cultural Heritage On A Premier Cottage Break During European Heritage Days

Celebrate Wales’ Cultural Heritage On A Premier Cottage Break During Europe

07/09/2015

Every September interesting and unusual historic buildings in Wales open up their doors for free in the European Heritage Days festival. Each weekend in September, visitors can discover more about the Wales’ cultural heritage, explore hidden gems and immerse themselves in local skills and traditions, architecture and works of art.

CELEBRATE WALES’ CULTURAL HERITAGE ON A PREMIER COTTAGE BREAK DURING EUROPEAN HERITAGE DAYS

Every September interesting and unusual historic buildings in Wales open up their doors for free in the European Heritage Days festival. Each weekend in September, visitors can discover more about the Wales’ cultural heritage, explore hidden gems and immerse themselves in local skills and traditions, architecture and works of art.

Premier Cottages (www.premiercottages.co.uk) features a number of luxury properties in Wales, close to historic buildings taking part in this year’s event including:

Croft Farm and Celtic Cottages, Pembrokeshire

Set in the idyllic countryside of North Pembrokeshire, Croft Farm and Celtic Cottages boasts beautifully renovated stone barns. The property is great tor a family getaway with outdoor play-sets,and  indoor pool and animals to feed.

For history lovers, Cilgerran Castle is a 10-minute drive from Croft Farm and Celtic Cottages. The early ‘ringwork’ castle dates back to Norman times, and visitors can climb the two massive towers and take a wall-walk to admire the stunning location above the Teifi Gorge.

A three-night stay in Croft Farm’s The Stable sleeping four costs £431, with a saving £43 arriving 26 September. For more information visit www.premiercottages.co.uk or call the owner on 01239 615179.

Rivercatcher, Denbighshire

Located in the heart of the Welsh countryside on the banks of the River Dee, Rivercatcher is an award-winning collection of five luxury cottages. With views of the river and the Berwyn Mountains, the property is on the edge of the Snowdonia National Park, and each cottage has its own private garden and hot-tub.

Guests staying here can visit a number of beautiful and unusual historic homes in the District of Ruthin during the festival including; Ruthin Castle, a medieval castle fortification in Wales and Nantclywdy y Dre, Wales’ oldest dated timbered town house, which houses a colony of Lesser Horseshoe bats in the attic.

A three-night stay in Rivercatcher’s Shepherd’s Cottage for four people arriving 26 September, costs £465 including a 10% discount. For more information visit www.premiercottages.co.uk or call the owner on 01490 440498.

Dovecote Holiday Cottage, Pembrokeshire

Overlooking the River Teifil in the tranquil West Wales, Dovecote Holiday Cottage is a recently renovated, luxury holiday cottage with breath-taking views. With a private walled garden, the property is a 10-minute drive from the bustling market town of Cardigan.

Close to Dovecote Holiday Cottage is the ‘ringwork’ Cilgerran Castle, a building dating back to Norman times. Also nearby is the Pentre Ifan Burial Chamber, a chambered tomb of the so-called ‘portal dolmen’ and the beautiful ruins of St Dogmael’s medieval Tironensian Benedictine Abbey.

A week’s stay in Dovecote for four arriving 18 September costs £660. For more information visit www.premiercottages.co.uk or call the owner on 01239 682 002.

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