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Country Inns of Wales

Beth Evans The Elan Valley Dams in Wales

Photo: Beth Evans

Misty cambrian foothills; oak-dotted farmland; stone bridges standing like sentinels over the River Wye. Of Wales’s many attributes, ‘picturesqueness’ is surely the most pronounced. The country is equal parts intimate and majestic, but it has long had one unfortunate trait: a reputation for uninspired lodgings and cuisine. How times change. Today a handful of upstart inns with buzzworthy restaurants are luring travelers away from the Cotswolds and Dorset. Read the article

Inspired by: Country Inns of Wales — by Alison Tyler, Published Apr. 2007

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    Llys Meddyg Restaurant & Rooms

    Young Welsh couple Ed and Louise Sykes returned to their homeland after a seven-year stint in London to transform a former carriage house and stabl

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    The Drawing Room

    A number of Welsh country inns are beginning to lure visitors with sophisticated food that rivals the quality of the bucolic views. Londoners are w

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    The Bell at Skenfrith

    This 17th-century inn about 160 miles northwest of London was refurbished in 2001, but it still retains an inviting, lived-in feel. Wing chairs and

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    Felin Fach Griffin

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