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Top tips for Weekend Breaks in South Wales This Spring

A weekend break in South Wales has something for everyone. From the cultural hub and capital city of Cardiff to the scenic splendour of Bannau Brycheiniog and tranquil calm of the Wye Valley. In between, there’s an array of castles and coasts, waterfalls and whisky to fill up your weekend away.

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The Best Farmers Markets in South Wales

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Top reasons for a UK mini moon
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Top reasons for a UK mini moon

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Seven superb things to do in South Wales

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4 Sustainable Jubilee Garden Party Ideas
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4 Sustainable Jubilee Garden Party Ideas

Since late 2021 the buzz around the four-day Platinum Jubilee weekend has had people up and down the country (and the World) making Jubilee plans. Now, with only a few weeks left before the big weekend, the realisation that you might actually need to start prepping for that street or garden party you organised back in December is probably kicking in....

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Tempted by Veganuary? Here’s what you need to know

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6 Reasons to Visit South Wales This Summer

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