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Walking inspiration with outstanding views

May is National Walking Month so here is some inspiration for walks amid fantastic scenery in West Wales. Four walks that offer something for everyone, whether you’re a novice or not! 1. Ready, set, walk!: Ffynone Falls, Carmarthenshire Around 30 minutes … Continue reading

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Will you #FindYourEpic in West Wales this weekend?

The weekend has arrived, and if ever you’ve needed an excuse to dust off your adventure hat or just pretend you’re Indiana Jones for the day, this is it! This is no ordinary weekend in Wales, no, this is the … Continue reading

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Don’t miss it! Pembrokeshire wildlife stars in tonight’s BBC Springwatch!

Charting the fortune of Pembrokeshire’s beautiful wildlife, Springwatch at Easter at 9pm on BBC2 tonight promises an enthralling hour-long episode based on the world-famous plants and animals around our coast. The programme will be coming from Stackpole and will feature some of … Continue reading

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3 Ways to Enjoy Autumn in West Wales

“October gave a party; The leaves by hundreds came – The Chestnuts, Oaks, and Maples, And leaves of every name. The Sunshine spread a carpet, And everything was grand, Miss Weather led the dancing, Professor Wind the band.” George Cooper … Continue reading

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Llyn Llech Owain Country Park near Cross Hands

Llyn Llech Owain Country Park is a 158-acre expanse of woods, heath and marsh near Cross Hands in Carmarthenshire with nature trails, wooden adventure playground, toddler playground, café and visitor centre. It is a Site of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI), … Continue reading

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Dowrog Common, St Davids

Dowrog Common is a large lowland heath 3km north east of St Davids with a wealth of wildflowers, birds and insects.   It is traversed by a narrow lane (not many passing places so you need to be good at … Continue reading

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The River Taf

Many visitors to Wales will have heard of the River Taff, which rises in the Brecon Beacons and flows south through Merthyr Tydfil to Cardiff; but whilst visiting West Wales, you will discover that there is another river with a … Continue reading

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The Oystercatcher: a wading bird to see in West Wales

The Oystercatcher is the wading bird which you’re most likely to see on our West Wales coast – particularly around the mouth of estuaries such as the Teifi, Tywi and Dyfi. The birds form huge flocks in winter and smaller … Continue reading

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2 mile circular walk from Nolton Haven, Pembrokeshire

When the sun is bright on an autumn morning it is time to put all else aside, grab the boots and a picnic and head to the coast. We drove to Nolton Haven, nestling on the edge of the sand … Continue reading

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The Dyfi Osprey Project and Dyfi area news

A recent trip around the Dyfi Estuary area organised by the Dyfi Biosphere Tourism Association and supported by Tourism Partnership Mid Wales gave us an insight into developments and new projects in this fascinating area. The Ceredigion Museum The old … Continue reading

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