Welsh breaks now easier from the West country

Monday, 15 November 2010 1:58 PM

Wales is being opening up to Cornish short break lovers, with flights from Newquay to Cardiff being launched in the New Year, making a weekend in the Welsh valleys a much more practical option.

The Welsh capital of Cardiff has much to offer Cornish holidaymakers, says Mike Coombes, commercial director at Air Southwest: "Cardiff is a fantastic city boasting international sporting, music and cultural events, and plenty on offer for even the most seasoned shopaholic.”

Slightly further afield, the Brecon Beacons National Park is a popular hotspot for holiday home lovers looking for a cosy cottage getaway in the spring months.

Air Southwest claims that its new route will shave three hours off your journey time, compared to driving up to the Severn Bridge before heading west to Cardiff. The half-hour flights begin on January 4 and cost just £39 each way including taxes, charges and baggage.

The Newquay to Cardiff route is available to book now from: www.airsouthwest.com

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