Category Archives: West Wales walks

Climbing the highest mountain in Wales for charity

  The challenge started as early as 4am on Saturday 14 June, where I embarked on the adventure of travelling to and climbing Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa) on behalf of ‘Cariad – Our Schools Need Defibrillators’. The coach journey was hot … Continue reading

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Beautiful views from Pen y Fan in the Brecon Beacons

Come and stay in one of our Brecon Beacons Holiday Cottages and you can enjoy the view too Tweet

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Cilgerran – Walkers are Welcome

Cilgerran is an historic village on the River Teifi in Pembrokeshire.  In 2008 the village became the first place in West Wales to gain ‘Walkers are Welcome’ status. Walkers are Welcome is a UK network of towns and villages, all … Continue reading

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Short walk round Cemaes Head in Pembrokeshire to see seals

On a warm and sunny mid-April day, we took a picnic and went for a short walk round Cemaes Head in North Pembrokeshire. We were rewarded with superb views of Poppit Sands, the Teifi Estuary and Cardigan Island but best … Continue reading

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A spring walk in Ceredigion: Early Purple Orchids and more

I went for a walk with the dog on a late April afternoon along the quiet lanes and bridleways of Ceredigion. We walked for 2 hours without meeting a single car but saw numerous wildflowers and birds, including the first … Continue reading

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Cambrian Mountains Walking Weekend May 2-5 2014

The weekend of May 2-5th is the perfect time to get your walking boots on and join the hundreds of visitors heading for Tregaron in the Cambrian Mountains. Tregaron is hosting the 4th annual Walking Weekend, organised by the local … Continue reading

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A winter walk in Waterfall Country of the Brecon Beacons

A day out in the winter can be well spent admiring the effects of recent rains on the dramatic waterfalls in the southern part of the Brecon Beacons near Ystradgynlais.  Choose from a number of walks of various lengths and … Continue reading

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4 Favourite Beaches for 4-legged Friends

Dog walking on a deserted beach is one of the many pleasures of living in West Wales.  Most beaches in West Wales are dog friendly for most of the year.  Out of season it is a special treat to seek … Continue reading

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Walking the Coast Paths of West Wales – Amroth

The Pembrokeshire Coast Path, 186 miles of breathtaking coastal scenery. What could be better than starting out to walk the path all the way to St Dogmaels from the half mile long, flat sandy beach at Amroth. The southern start … Continue reading

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Pant, Llangrannog and the Ceredigion Coast Path

This week we have a lovely Guest Blog post from the owner of Pant, Llangrannog.  He has taken  a rare opportunity to stay at the holiday cottage which has been in his family for generations…. I have been a joint … Continue reading

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