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Time for Tea


I came across this great list of some of the most gorgeous tea rooms around the UK. Because I love afternoon tea as a special treat, I thought I’d post it here and share it with my readers. I’m very grateful to (and envious of) whoever’s done the donkey work to compile this list!


Holiday heaven – Clydey Cottages, Pembrokeshire


Sheer, luxurious, family-holiday-heaven in a beautiful spot in Pembrokeshire. That’s how I would describe Clydey Cottages. The phrase ‘rural idyll’ was invented for it. We spent a wonderful week there with our two young sons in August 2013 and wished we’d spent two.  They really have thought of everything – dreamy, chocolate-box cottages with every modern comfort you could wish for.

imageViews that would inspire another generation of romantic poets, wandering around fields, staring at blue skies and fluffy, white clouds.  For children they’ve got playtime covered: outdoor play area with sandpit, swings and climbing frame?  Check.  Fancy swinging from the trees in a home-made rubber-tyre, Tarzan-like device?  Check.  Outdoor area with ride-on trikes and bikes?  Check.  Amazing indoor pool and spa area with hot tub and sauna for weary parents? Check.  Games room with table tennis, table football and an indoor soft-play area with Playstation and comfy leather seats and cappuccino machine for the parents? Check.  Continue reading