Category Archive: Wales

4 curiosities of Wales

They say Wales is a small country, I prefer to call it compact. There’s always something new to discover. And there’s a lot here that I don’t think I’d know about if I… Continue reading

Welsh 3000s

I’ve hiked most of south and mid Wales over the last few years, but the jewel in Wales’ crown, North Wales’s Snowdonia, had been rudely unexplored. So I thought, what better way to… Continue reading

The Black Mountains

I’ve decided The Black Mountains are my favourite part of South Wales to explore. I’ve visited a few times, most notably when walking Offa’s Dyke, and I’ve now found that when I’m getting… Continue reading

Will’s Walks in Wales

It’s been a busy couple of years walking and I almost feel I’ve little left of Wales to discover. I’ve walked around it’s whole perimeter, I’ve walked the length of it three times,… Continue reading

Glyndŵr’s Way

After walking almost everywhere in Wales, Mid Wales was my last unexplored region and what better way to explore it than by walking my last Welsh National Trail, the Glyndŵr’s Way. The path is… Continue reading

Brecon Beacons (in the sun)

On a sunny Friday evening most people my age would be heading straight to a beer garden, however, after that taste of adventure on my walk around Wales, when I get the chance to go… Continue reading

Gower

We’ve rounded the bend. Wales has suddenly turned a fuller shade of green to signal that summer is near.  It’s time to get outdoors…even more. An extra incentive is that the Big Welsh… Continue reading

Wales in a Week

A friend recently got in touch to tell me he’s planning on hitching around Wales in seven days and wondered which were the best day sections I walked. I love talking about the… Continue reading

The Vale of Glamorgan: Millennium Heritage Trail

  I’ve just completed, the Millennium Heritage Trail, another long distance hike that began and finished at my front door. The first was a 63 day circumnavigation of the country, this time it… Continue reading

Brecon Beacons (in the rain)

I am now in the working world and as a consequence have become a weekend walker. Living in the Vale of Glamorgan is perfect for a person of this category; close to the… Continue reading