4 Stars VisitWales

VisitWales grading for 2018 is again 4 stars and Booking.com score is currently 9.6/10 “exceptional” read more →

Llandovery Jobs – Merlin Cottages

Llandovery Jobs: Holiday Cottage Trainee Vacancy Llandovery jobs at Babel (Llandovery 4 miles) in a small holiday cottage business in a beautiful location at the Western edge of the Brecon Beacons.  Duties will include cottage changeovers, gardening, maintenance and helping guests with information.  There will be flexibility to attend training courses and possibly an apprenticeship or permanent position.. read more →

Half Term Canoeing Thursday October 30

For Merlin Cottages visitors, the next outdoor activity event is a midsummer day out on 30 October is Canoeing which is for age 11+, and there are twelve places available for cottage guests.  Five places left with accommodation in High Barn for up to 4 nights starting Wednesday, please ring 07812 153663 for late bookings.  Groups.. read more →

Merlin Cottages Fishing Information

We look forward to welcoming Tony and his family and friends on Saturday to Merlin Cottages and here are some contacts for fishing on the River Towy, the longest in river entirely located in Wales. Llangadog Angling information on permits and contacts.  Eifion Jones the club secretary is the ideal person to call for latest conditions. Llandovery Angling.. read more →

Royal Welsh Show Week

A warm welcome to our visitors that are staying during the 2014 Royal Welsh Show Week. Towy Taxi. 07544 624411 Show trains from Llandovery Llandovery Place to Eat There are lots of good restaurants and pubs and here is a selection Tudors Cafe early until 4pm great all day breakfast 6 Kings Rd Blue Bell 19 High.. read more →

River Wye Canoeing 21 June

For Merlin Cottages visitors, the next outdoor activity event is a midsummer day out on 21 June River Wye Canoeing at Brecon.  The canoeing is suitable for age 11+, and there are twelve places available for cottage guests.  Six places left, please ring 07812 153663 for late bookings.  Groups with some guests who do not.. read more →

Llandeilo Music Festival

The Llandeilo Fawr Music Festival runs from the 12 to 20 July this year with great venues including St Teilo’s Church.  Artists include the St Petersburg String Quartet, Michael Collins and soprano Nuccia Focile. read more →

Beaches for Jim and Guests

This weekend looks like brilliant weather and as promised here are two beach recommendations for Jim and Guests staying at Merlin Cottages.  Pendine Beach, famous for world land speed records.   New Quay Beach great for dolphin watching in Cardigan Bay.  Tenby and its historic town. with dolphin watching in Cardigan Bay. read more →

Merlin Cottages Crychan Adventure

Last weekend, a party from Merlin Cottages had a great day in the Crychan Forest between Brecon and Llandovery.  Tirabad Outdoor Activity Centre arranged a full day of activity and adventure for the party aged from 11 to 60+  with gorge scrambling, crate tower building and archery. The gorge scrambling involved the group doing a roped.. read more →

Merlin Cottages Network

Merlin Cottages has improved its satellite broadband wifi network.  Existing access in the public areas of the Garden Buidling has been extended with a new booster unit to give access in most rooms of the individual cottages.  We eagerly await roll out of Wales super fast  fibre optic broadband to the Llandovery area to further.. read more →