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Pennard Golf Club judged best value in Wales

  My latest blog features Pennard Golf Club, one of the top courses in Wales. Many of our guests play golf and yet don’t bring their clubs on holiday. What a shame to miss out on playing such a spectacular course. Even if you don’t bring your clubs a warm welcome waits for all visitors

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Wales Offers Best Value Holidays in the UK

Wales Offers Best Value Holidays in the UK Recently an article in the Swansea Evening Post quoted a survey which concluded that Wales including the Gower Peninsular offer the best value holidays in the UK. Researchers looked at the cost of 5 typical family activities in a number of areas of the UK and totted

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Weddings on the Gower.

Weddings on the Gower, Beautiful day, Beautiful Wedding Sitting in my office in the Autumn gloom with the wind whistling and the storm clouds threatening makes me think back to that wonderful day in June when our friends held their wedding in our paddock at Hael Farm Cottage. Clive and Ali’s son Seb and his beautiful

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Golf Clubs near to Hael Farm Cottages

I find when talking to our guests at Hael Farm Cottages that many of them are golfers, yet few are aware of the variety and number of golf clubs in the vicinity and therefore neglect to bring their clubs. There are a variety of golf clubs on or near the Gower, each with different characteristics and

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Smugglers spotted at Hael Farm Cottage

What a fascinating history exists around Hael Farm Cottage in the old Parish of Pennard in the late eightenth and early nineteenth centuries. Aptly named Brandy Cove and Pwlldu Bay were ideal beaches to land contraband being largely concealed from observers on top of the cliffs. Contraband was landed and carried by pack horse up

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Rhossili and Wind Farms

Rhossili and Wind Farms will they Spoil the Gower and decimate Views.?  My current guests at Hael Farm Cottage went to Rhossili on Tuesday evening to see the phenomenal Sunset. It was so spectacular that they thought they had died and gone to heaven!! They hail from the Midlands and never normally have the opportunity

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Gower Beaches

A bit of a miserable start to the day but the weather forecast says it will brighten up later in the day on the Gower Beaches.  Gower has some of the most beautiful coves and beaches in the UK, and notably Rhossili was recently voted the 3rd best beach in Europe and 10th in the world. My

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“Welcome to Hael Farm Cottages brand new web site

Hael Farm Cottages recently launched this brand new web site and we hope you like it and find it simple to navigate around. Please let us know what you think by email, face book or twitter. In addition to providing all the information you need about our 3 cottages we will be building up links

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