28 . 03 . 2019

Shipwrecks of the Welsh Coast

Wales’ heritage is tightly bound in a tapestry of maritime history, and the waters along the beautiful coast are rich with legends of wrecks, high drama at sea, long forgotten folklore and heart warming tales of rescue. The black seas pound against the boat’s wooden hulls, while herculean winds snap sharply through vast sails. The…

21 . 02 . 2019

Delightful Daffodils

The day the nation has been eagerly waiting is nearly here; no, not the Wales/England game in the Six Nations… but the annual celebration of all things Welsh – St David’s Day, or Dydd Gwyl Dewi Sant. The delicate yellow petals of the daffodil flower have long held a close association with Welsh culture and…

14 . 02 . 2019

Beauty and the Bridge

Bridges have been linking our islands and coasts for centuries, and Britain once led the world with its bridge-building prowess. We have a look at some of North Wales and Snowdonia’s finest bridges. If only the coastline of Wales had been considerate enough to cut its craggy outline in smooth sweeps then much head scratching,…

05 . 02 . 2019

Delicious Welsh Treats

So, what does it mean to be Welsh these days? Is it about the thousands of years of history and culture that we can look back on and be proud of? Is it the ancient language that has adapted with it’s people to become a symbol of legacy, culture and passion? Is it the awe-inspiring…

25 . 01 . 2019

Smuggler’s Paradise 18th Century Wales

The craggy coves and caves of the Welsh coast were once the perfect hiding place for smugglers and their wares as they travelled the length of the coast looking for trade. Join us as we delve into this fascinating coastal history. The distinctive shape of the Welsh coastline has been formed over thousands of years…

13 . 01 . 2019

Celebrating Santes Dwynwen, Welsh Valentines Day

Uncover your inner romantic and join us on three stunning walks to celebrate Wales’ patron saint of lovers. A long, long, long, time ago there lived a beautiful princess; in fact she was the most beautiful princess in the whole of Wales. Princess Dwynwen was the bewitching daughter of a powerful Welsh king called Brychan…

05 . 01 . 2019

Discover the Castles of Wales

As we mentioned earlier in the week, 2019 is the Year of Discovery here in Wales, so we’ll be exploring many different ways that you can discover new and exciting things about our wonderful country – whether you already live here, are a seasoned visitor or have never been before! Today, we discover some of…

27 . 11 . 2018

Historic Hillforts of Wales

Ancient hillforts are scattered across beautiful Wales, evoking a strong sense of history, culture, and mystery too.  If you had a time machine, when would you travel to? Victorian Chester perhaps? Maybe Elizabethan Shrewsbury? Or what about the depths of mid Wales during the bloody 11th century when Edward army rampaged across the country? Or…

20 . 11 . 2018

The Romans in Wales

The Romans left behind many legacies and inventions when they invaded Britain in the 1st century, and the mighty roads that linked important Roman forts and towns are one such legacy that are just waiting to be explored. “All the Britons indeed dye themselves with woad, which occasions a bluish colour and thereby have a…

20 . 11 . 2018

Beautiful Valleys of Wales

Wales is famous for many things – but it’s beautiful valleys have been the stuff of songs and rhymes for centuries. Join us as we explore one of our country’s most awesome features – the beautiful valleys of Wales. Our glorious country is packed full of natural features – ranging from woodlands to cliffs to beaches and…

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