A year with Airbnb

A year with Airbnb

We have just had a lovely email from Airbnb as it is our first year anniversary with them.  During the year we have welcomed guests from 12 different cities, from Australia, Canada, USA, UK, France, Singapore, Germany and Spain! We think that’s something to...
Silent Auction Winner from Akzo Nobel

Silent Auction Winner from Akzo Nobel

We were delighted to welcome Simon and his family who successfully bid for a holiday at Pen Y Garn Cottage in the Akzo Nobel Auction of Promises.  We donated this holiday to support my son Max who works for Akzo Nobel and was chosen to be part of a team going to Nepal...
Open day at……at the Yard Llandeilo

Open day at……at the Yard Llandeilo

There was certainly a lot of interest at the ‘open day’ event ‘at the Yard’ ‘on Saturday at Llandeilo.  This looks to be a really exciting project and one I am sure our guests will be interested in visiting.  There are plans to have both...

Walking and cycling in Carmarthenshire

I was joined by about 50 of my colleagues at the Carmarthenshire Tourism Association day on promoting walking and cycling holidays in Carmarthen in this Visit Wales Year of Adventure. Walking – The day started with a presentation from Chris Jones S4C’s...

Camarthenshire Garden of Wales

One of the reasons we bought en Y Garn in the first place was because it was so close to the National Botanic Garden of Wales.  Once we moved we discovered that this jewel was one of a number here in Carmarthen.  Here is a fantastic video showcasing the fantastic...
Enjoying the garden all year round

Enjoying the garden all year round

The aim at Pen Y Garn has been to enjoy the garden all year round.  We have planted to get all year interest which is easier in the spring summer and autumn.  Winter is much more of a challenge. Reading the Gardeners World Magazine this morning I was delighted to tick...

Coming soon dog friendly new holiday home

Welcoming  young children too! The fact that we had 3 different people wanting to come and stay at Pen Y Garn this coming week has confirmed that we do need to have another place to offer our lovely guests.  We are delighted to announce that we will shortly be opening...

Artisan Food Hamper of local produce

There                       Our guests were delighted with their artisan food hamper which was all sourced from local producers.  The wine and cheese came from Wrights Food Emporium at Llanarthne, the coffee and...