Glangwili Mansion has a certificate of excellence on Trip Advisor and makes a great place to see some of Wales best attractions; like its beaches, countryside, coast, walks and castles. It’s found beside Brechfa Forest and not far from The National Botanic Garden of Wales and Laugharne – a town with links to Welsh writer Dylan Thomas. Friendly owners Linda and George have excellent hosting skills and will be sure to make your stay a pleasant one.
Carmarthen +44 01267 253735
Found at the top of Cardiff’s Cathedral Road with a smart exterior, Jolyon’s is about as near to the city centre as can be while still being fairly residential. So it goes without saying that it’s perfectly located for a trip to Wales’ capital, especially if you want to go to a match at the nearby stadium and sample the delights of the centre while staying in luxurious surroundings. Each room is individually decorated with plush touches abound, like soft sheets, chunky towels and good quality coffees and teas.
10 Cathedral Rd, Cardiff, +44 29 2009 1900
The Hand at Llanarmon has carefully designed and attractive rooms, some with free standing baths, and pretty much everything you could need from toiletries to tea making facilities. The place is all about cosiness, with exposed beams, fires, ale and hearty food. As if that doesn’t sound relaxing enough, there’s a spa with bespoke treatments to restore and relax you. As for the locale, there are scenic country walks and activities like horse riding or fishing all on your doorstep.
Llanarmon Dyffryn Ceiriog, Llangollen +44 01691 600666