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What to look for in cottages in Wales

Are you planning on visiting Wales for your next holiday? Either you are visiting Wales for a long holiday or you only have time for a short weekend break, consider an alternative accommodation option, namely renting a cottage. Read the following article and find out all the interesting facts that you need to know about cottages in Wales.

Wales

Location
Wales is located in the Island of Great Britain and bordered by England to the east and the Atlantic Ocean and Irish Sea to the west. Population
According to the 2001 UK Census, Wales has a population of a little less than three million residents, referred to as the Welsh (or the Cymry according to the local dialect). Tourism Wales attracts hundreds of tourists each year, due to the country’s unique scenery. Wales has over one thousand km of coastline, including the Wales mainland and the country’s numerous offshore islands. Tourists are also attracted to Wales by the country’s National Park, which is the only National Park in the United Kingdom. Wales is the ideal destination for adventure and wild life, outdoor activities and water sports, history, landscape and architecture.

Cottage holidays

Staying at a Wales cottage is a traditional, yet unique way to spend your next Welsh holiday. Just make sure that you consider the following factors before choosing your Wales cottage: the location, the accommodation capacity, the accommodation type, the price and the pet policy.
The location Wales offers a vast variety of places where you can spend your cottage holiday. For example, you may search for a cottage in St. Davids Peninsula, in North and South Pembrokeshire, in Cardigan Bay Coast, in Lleyn Peninsula etc.
The accommodation capacity
Choosing the ideal cottage for your Wales holiday depends mainly on the number of persons you are travelling with. If you are travelling with your children, make sure that they have a separate bedroom. The accommodation type
The majority of Welsh cottages is self-catered. Yet, you may also find cottages that are not fully equipped. Therefore, if this is an important factor for you, make sure that you ask before making your reservation. The price
The Wales cottage’s price depends on all of the above factors. You just have to consider the days you are spending in Wales, set a budget and try not to exceed it. The pet policy
If you are travelling with your pet, make sure that the cottage of your choice has a pet friendly policy.

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