Yew Tree Cottage is an ideal base for discovering some of the best kept secrets of Wales. The location gives easy access to many of the most beautiful and unspoiled parts of Wales and England, while the cottage itself is tastefully renovated and provides a great place to relax after a day of investigating hilltop castles and border market towns . . . that’s if you can keep away from the delightful village pub!
We like to hike, although there’s loads to do even if you don’t want to stray too far from your car. Castle Caereinion gives easy access to trails on Offa’s Dyke Path, Southern Snowdonia, and the Elan Valley. The drive to each of these places is part of the adventure, and if you want to avoid crowds and mass tourism any of these three areas will give you a unique experience that is increasingly hard to find in the UK. We hiked some of the lesser known peaks around the Cader Idris and Elan Valley areas, cheating a little by parking at trail heads at the top of mountain...