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Category: Wales

Travel Plans for 2017

First of all, I’d like to say Happy New Year to everyone and thank you all for finding and following my blog and engaging with what I’ve written. I’ve certainly enjoyed the writing! Since starting my blog in July 2016, I’ve been travelling all over the UK and to various European cities, exploring some great places…

Autumn at Craig-y-nos Country Park

Autumn at Craig-y-nos Country Park   October arrived and the trees where I live were refusing to change colour. I wondered if autumn proper would ever arrive. Then the temperatures suddenly plummeted and the leaves decided to start changing very quickly and in lots of cases just fell off the branches missing that stage completely. I was very…

Dolaucothi Gold Mine

Dolaucothi Gold Mine I’ve been visiting Carmarthenshire for many years now due to having family in the area, but only just managed to get to Dolaucothi and what a treat was in store for me! It was a grey drizzly day, but as the most part of the attraction is underground, this is the perfect place to head to…

Walk: Mwnt Beach & Foel y Mwnt

A beautiful sheltered and secluded bay with a sandy beach In 2011, the Daily Mail placed Mwnt beach at the top of its list of “Europe’s top ten loveliest hidden beaches.” I agree with the first part – it is a gorgeous sandy beach with no debris or litter in site, though how hidden it is these days with the…

Cardiff’s Top 10

Top 10 Reasons to Visit Cardiff 1.  Cardiff Castle No trip to Cardiff would be complete without a trip to its castle. You’d be forgiven for thinking that you were looking at 3 different sites when you see images of this castle – some show an old Norman keep, some a reconstructed Roman fort and others a Victorian Gothic fantasy…