News Archive from October 2016
South Wales’ newest attraction, The Royal Mint Experience receives VAQAS accreditation
The Royal Mint Experience has been awarded the accreditation of Quality Assured Visitor Attraction by Visit Wales within three months of opening. The Visit Wales Quality Marque only gets awarded to at...
Caernarfon Castle to host WH:UK conference
The Castles and Town Walls of King Edward I celebrate 30 years of World Heritage Site status by welcoming delegates from across the UK heritage industry.
Caernarfon, Conwy, Harlech an...
New developments and Exhibitions at National Museum Wales
St Fagans’ National History Museum has unveiled it’s newest (oldest) building - Bryn Eryr, the Iron Age farmstead. The building, which is based on an archaeological site from the t...
Re-opening of Yr Ysgwrn home of Welsh legend ‘Hedd Wyn’
A traditional Welsh farmhouse in the heart of Snowdonia National Park will be given a new lease of life as it re-opens to the public in the Spring of 2017.
Yr Ysgwrn has been a place ...
A good year for the Felin Fach Griffin
The new 'Red Michelin Guide 2017' sees The Felin Fach Griffin, near Brecon remain as the only restaurant in Wales to be given a Bib Gourmand.
The Bib Gourmand, distinct from the roset...
Historic day for Wales’ whisky industry and Dà Mhìle Distillery
Dà Mhìle Distillery near Llandysul has created a piece of history as it started bottling the first batch of organic Welsh whisky on September 27, 2016.
Once all the whisky ha...
Castell Henllys delivers golden visitor experience
A recent visit by a ‘mystery shopper’ to Castell Henllys Iron Age Village resulted in the presentation of the highest level Gold Accolade Award by Visit Wales.
Visit Wales, the...
“Delicious” days out in Cardiff
Loving Welsh Food has created a Cardiff Food Safari which will run every Saturday in 2017 from 11:00 to 16:00 hours. Starting in Cardiff Castle and ending in Cardiff Bay, your clients will ta...
Senedd to host iconic poppy sculpture as part of 14-18 NOW tour
The National Assembly for Wales is pleased to announce that it will present Weeping Window by artist Paul Cummins and designer Tom Piper as part of 14-18 NOW’s UK-wide tour of the iconic...
New Rabbie's 5 day tour to Wales starting in April 2017
Rabbie’s Small Group Tours is introducing a new ‘Discover Wales – 5 day tour’ that will depart from London every Tuesday between 18th April and 24th October 2017