Christmas is a great time of year for celebration and quality time with family and friends. Everyone celebrates slightly differently; families have their own traditions, routines and opinions on what should or should not be included in the Christmas dinner!
There are, however, a few traditions that most of us share and incorporate into the big day.. These traditions originate from all around the world, with some magical, nature inspired symbolism behind them! So what were t
With Christmas approaching, many of us will still be stuck trying to think of meaningful and actually practical gifts for our loved ones (How many pairs of socks do my brothers actually need?!) We asked previous guests & entrepreneurs, Will & Hannah from Wingfield’s, who curate quality adventure outdoor equipment, for some great inspirational ideas for camping gifts. Have a look below for some gift inspiration... or you might even find some inspiration for setting up your own
One of our favourite things about being a camp host at Top of the Woods, is meeting all the incredible people that come here for their camping & glamping holidays in Pembrokeshire. Entrepreneurs, artists, scientists... from illustrators to policemen! We love hearing everyone's stories, their dreams & experiences. They inspire us, and we hope Top of the Woods gives a bit of inspiration back! One of those inspirational guests is Melissa Western, from Western Sketch, who is an i
The clocks have gone back, the air is getting colder and the nights are beginning to roll in. Many of us are thinking about Halloween! Trick or treating (who doesn’t love crazy kids on a sugar rush?!), fancy dress, pumpkin carving… all great fun Halloween activities. A lot of these we have inherited from our American cousins, which got me thinking… what did my Welsh ancestors do to celebrate Halloween? This is what I found out! In Wales, Nos Calan Gaeaf is the eve of the firs
As a landscape photographer, I get to visit a lot of beaches in all sorts of weathers and conditions. There are a number of standout beaches for me, and it is no coincidence that quite a number of those are in the fabulous county of Pembrokeshire in West Wales. I am sharing four of my favourite Pembrokeshire beaches, with an image to whet your appetite and some location details. Marloes Sands This is a fantastic beach! The Daily Telegraph named it as one of the Top Twenty be
Camping & glamping is the perfect holiday to bring well behaved woofs. After all they are part of the family & who wants to stay at home when there is fun to be had with your pack gang in the great outdoors! So what do you need for a happy camping & glamping holiday with your dog ? 1. Your dog’s lead & a dog screw Not all campsite allow dogs, so check when you book they accept dogs and what the maximum number of dogs allowed on the camping pitch or in the glamping tent. If th
Camping and glamping is great way for your toddlers and preschoolers to get close to nature and just go wild! Its also great for the whole family, as it gives you the freedom and space to get away from the 'day to day' care and reconnect with each other as a family in a natural setting. At Top of the Woods, we love nature, we love space and we know that a break is as much about being in the moment and enjoying the simple pleasures in life . So, dont automatically jump in the