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The RWAS Winter Fair 27th – 28th November 2017

We’re only a few days away from the 2017 Winter Fair in Builth Wells. This lovely rural event on the local calendar is a highlight of the year. Bringing together those living in rural communities and leading stockmen from all over the UK who compete for the top accolades. The event has become a festive …

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Christmas Lunch in Mid Wales

We are so looking forward to welcoming visitors over the festive period. The campsite at Christmas is a special place; quiet, wild, beautiful and a chance to get away from it all.  Creating a Christmas meal in a caravan takes a very particular set of skills and almost inhuman patience, so if you are looking …

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Why We Think Camping Makes You Happier

We often see people arrive at reception with a slightly wild look in their eyes, they have driven to Fforest Fields after setting their ‘out of office’, rushing around their home trying to find all the bits and bobs they want to take and have bundled children, dogs, sleeping mats, cooking gear and know they …

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Robin in the snow

Wildlife at Fforest Fields: The Robin

The instantly recognisable red breasted Robin has sometimes been referred to as “Britain’s favourite bird” and we’re not going to argue. In fact, after a ballot in the 1960s the Robin was named Britain’s national bird. This week in our ongoing feature on the wildlife at Fforest Fields we look at the happy little chap. …

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Mountain bikes on the hill

Why come to mid-Wales in October?

Because it is beautiful! It’s quiet and unspoiled, the colours are wonderful, the biggest traffic jam will be a slow moving flock of sheep being brought down from the mountains: the water in the streams glistens, the air is fresh and clean and that’s just one or two reasons! It’s the perfect time to explore …

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