Five reasons to leave the car

When you stay at The Charcoal Hut, there are plenty of reasons to leave the car. Whether you choose to leave it here, parked up for the duration of your stay, or go the whole nine-yards and leave it at home, there are plenty of reasons to leave the car and enjoy your...
A car-free weekend in Llandovery

A car-free weekend in Llandovery

We are always delighted when we’re contacted to ask if it is possible to stay at The Charcoal Hut without a car. ‘Will we be able to get around and do some of the walks in your lovely pictures?’ We’re pleased to confirm that you can have a...
A car-free weekend in Llandovery

Planning your walk in The Brecon Beacons

Asking a walker to choose their favourite walk in the Brecon Beacons National Park is like letting a kid loose in a candy store and asking them to select their favourite sweetie! You could spend years coming back, and never complete them all. Whatever you look for on...
Spring has sprung in Myddfai

Spring has sprung in Myddfai

The spring has sprung in Myddfai this weekend. The weather this winter has been wetter than even Wales is used to. There has been flooding across large parts of Wales as I write this. We are so grateful that we found Myddfai, and that we are above the flooded valleys...
More trees please!

More trees please!

Trees. The lungs of our planet. They are remarkable. Did you know that their roots form a network that connects trees together, allowing them to divide their water between them, giving more to those in need. They will even ‘move over’ to give saplings a chance to see...
Fall back in love in 2020

Fall back in love in 2020

It’s a great time to fall back in love with all the important things in your life. it’s the start of a new decade and the chance to focus your energy and time on positive things, like falling back in love. And focussing on the people, places and things you love to do...
Why we love to Cwtch

Why we love to Cwtch

Before moving to Wales, I had never heard of a cwtch (pronounced koutch here in Carmarthenshire) and did not know it would become one of my favourite words. Although there is no exact translation into English, its closest would be a hug or a cuddle. I would add, a...