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Wild Swimming in North Wales

Posted: 31.08.19 | Activities| Health and wellbeing| Environment| Digital Detox

Have you ever wondered what wild swimming is all about? Are you keen to try it but not sure where to start? This week our friends, Meg and Laura, at Wild Swim Snowdonia are here to tell us all about it!

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Switch the Plastic: 10 Simple Swaps

Posted: 19.06.19 | Wild Food| Health and wellbeing| Recipes| Environment

Trying to cut down on your plastic? A glamping holiday could be the perfect opportunity to sample some plastic-free swaps that could just change your life!

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A holiday that won't cost the earth...

Posted: 02.06.19 | Wild Food| Health and wellbeing| Environment| Self-sufficiency| Digital Detox

Looking for a holiday that won’t cost the earth? Glamping could be the answer!

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Glamping and bushcraft...the perfect combination!

Posted: 04.05.19 | Wild Bushcraft| Wild Food| Health and wellbeing| Recipes| Children

Cooking over your own campfire, foraging for wild food or navigating by the stars… Learning a few basic bushcraft skills can take your glamping holiday to a whole other level!

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Brilliant Berwyn

Posted: 22.04.19 | Health and wellbeing| Children| Digital Detox

Balcony, bar and bell tents - this brand-new space is perfect for families and larger groups!

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Why glamping makes the perfect Easter getaway

Posted: 30.03.19 | Wild Bushcraft| Farm animals| Health and wellbeing| Recipes| Children

Glamping is not just for summer.... Spring is the perfect time to sleep out under the stars!

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Our very own Liberty Bell

Posted: 05.03.19 | Farm animals| History| Health and wellbeing| Children| Digital Detox

We often get asked why this tent is called Liberty and it is perhaps not for the reasons you would think…

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Introducing.....Arenig

Posted: 19.02.19 | Health and wellbeing| Romantic retreats| Children| Digital Detox

We often get asked what is the difference between all your different tents? Here is the first in our mini-series explaining each unique space so that when you book you can select exactly the right one of you!

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20 reasons to LOVE February

Posted: 15.02.19 | Activities| Wild Food| Local events| Health and wellbeing| Children

We are nearly there, folks! We survived seemingly never-ending January and we’re now into the tail end of winter (we hope!). We love February at The Forge – the shortest and in many ways the sweetest month. Here are just a few reasons why…

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Our Best Winter Days Out

Posted: 02.02.19 | Activities| Health and wellbeing| Children

The weather may have turned cold but that’s no excuse to stay inside!

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The Dog Blog

Posted: 27.01.19 | Activities| Health and wellbeing| Digital Detox

Bringing your dog on a glamping holiday can have unexpected benefits…

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Veganism or Localism?

Posted: 07.01.19 | Wild Food| Health and wellbeing| Recipes| Environment

Ah January, season of new beginnings and all good intentions. As we count the cost of Christmas and the impact it had on our wallets, our waistlines and the planet, you can’t help but be swept into all the hype about how we can make a difference this year...

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Why Sustainable Holidays Are Important

Posted: 03.01.19 | Health and wellbeing| Environment

We hear so much about what we should be doing to safeguard the planet, but what exactly is ecotourism and why are sustainable holidays important?

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10 reasons why we'll be logging off this Christmas

Posted: 18.12.18 | Health and wellbeing| Digital Detox

Why not take the opportunity for a digital detox for a few days this Christmas. This is why we'll be logging off...

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Glamping - the perfect stress-busting break

Posted: 07.11.18 | Wild Bushcraft| Health and wellbeing

Today is National Stress Awareness Day. Here are just a few reasons why a glamping break can help reduce your stress and do wonders for your mental health...

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Glamping vs Camping

Posted: 09.10.18 | Wild Bushcraft| Activities| Health and wellbeing| Romantic retreats

Have you ever wondered what the difference is between glamping and camping?

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Looking for your next big idea? Get around a campfire...

Posted: 15.09.18 | Wild Bushcraft| Health and wellbeing

Everyone loves a campfire – the challenge of lighting it, the crackle of the logs and the mesmerising flicker of the flames. Not to mention toasting marshmallows of course! But it seems there could be more benefits to sitting around a campfire than just a bit of fun whilst camping out for the night.

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The Big Sleep

Posted: 04.09.18 | Health and wellbeing| Children

Want to know the secret to the best sleep of your life? Then read on...

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Digital detox

Posted: 29.07.18 | Activities| Health and wellbeing

So what exactly is a digital detox? How do you do it and, more importantly, what does it really feel like?

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Five Reasons To Get Outside in March

Posted: 18.03.18 | Activities| Wild Food| Health and wellbeing

Although you might not always feel like it, getting outside at this time of year is good for your heart, body, mind and soul...

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