Tag Archives: Wales

Travels in Wales – along the Elan Valley

In the hills of Mid Wales there lies a beautifully scenic valley that forms a natural way from the market town of Rhayader into the wild heart of the Cambrian Mountains. The Elan Valley contains the reservoirs that supply the … Continue reading

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Walking in Wales – Along the Offa’s Dyke Path

Many times in the past I had passed this way, for the Clwydian Range in North Wales form the gateway to Snowdonia – a common destination of mine for childhood holidays, camping trips or general adventuring. Apart though from several … Continue reading

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Walking in Wales – the Far Side of Snowdon

For just over 110 years the little train has chugged its way through sunlight and storm, from its home in the old slate mining town of Llanberis, to the end of the line just beneath the stony peak called Yr … Continue reading

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Walking in Wales – Cadair Idris

The vast bulk of Cadair Idris dominates the Mawddach Estuary at the southern edge of Snowdonia National Park, its soaring ridgelines lifted almost 3000 feet above the sheltered tidal sands. The mountain is probably the second best known in Snowdonia … Continue reading

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