Brecon Beacons: two summits from the National Park Visitor Centre

posted in: South Wales, Wales | 0

What to do on August Bank Holiday weekend when the forecast was for a fine weekend? My natural instinct is to head for the coast whenever it’s warm and sunny; however, after a recent ‘gridlock’ experience in Weston-Super-Mare (when my … Continued

Wales’s Great Trails

posted in: South Wales, Wales | 1

A guest blog by Harri Roberts.   According to the Long Distance Walkers Association, there are over 1,400 long-distance paths and trails in the UK, covering a total of more than 81,000 miles. The vast majority of these routes are … Continued

O Fôn i Fynwy – Day 21 (Cwmdu to Llanthony)

The campsite at Cwmdu wasn’t exactly a mozzie-free zone but compared with the horrors of Dan yr Ogof it was absolutely blissful. Once again, we rolled up well after nine but on this occasion, after we’d put our tent up, we were able to … Continued

O Fôn i Fynwy – Day 20 (Storey Arms to Cwmdu)

It’s June 21 – and the longest day of the year looks set to be a long one for us too if we’re to reach our planned destination of Cwmdu in the Black Mountains. As usual I felt much more … Continued