Posts Tagged ‘ Aberystwyth ’

Holiday fish and chips

Aug 3rd, 2021 | By

Holidaymakers might believe that Cornwall was a more expensive place in which to holiday

“Making a Splash”

Jul 13th, 2018 | By

The Ceredigon Museum should be thanked for reminding us what many might consider to be a bygone age.

A day in… Aberystwyth

Feb 5th, 2016 | By

Adrian returns to Aberystwyth, still a big seaside and tourist holiday destination, to see what changes have taken place over the years

Saturday snippets: 11th October 2014

Oct 11th, 2014 | By
sea Life in Hunstanton

This week, Adrian largely follows stories from the home nations as he recovers from the Oktoberfest.

By bus to see the red kites – and some other sights!

May 3rd, 2014 | By

There I was, about 30 minutes into the bus journey and two red kites flew overhead. If I had been driving, I couldn’t have watched their graceful soaring on the thermal currents

Saturday snippets: 11 January 2013

Jan 11th, 2014 | By

Given the floods, Adrian ponders whether 2014 will be the year of the British beach holiday as Expedia claims 2013 was.

Mr Punch’s “Big Grin”

Jul 18th, 2012 | By

One of the abiding memories of going to the seaside when I was a kid was the Punch & Judy Show when we all cheered on whoever was about to clout the other and jeered when the constable came on.

A Different Place to Stay

Feb 13th, 2010 | By

Holiday accommodation can be expensive but the range of choice is wide. Beginning with hostels, campsites, caravan parks you can consider B&B’s, guesthouses and hotels of an increasing number of stars.
But have you ever considered university accommodation?
Obviously it has its drawbacks, not the least of which is you can’t stay there when the students are around. So you’re limited really to holiday times such as Easter, July through to the end of September and over Christmas. But those are also the times when other accommodation carries a premium price. And universities are in some of the most popular shortbreak and citybreak destinations. Take Cambridge for example. Trying to find accommodation there can be a real problem in summer when overseas tourists visit