24 . 06 . 2019

Dinas Dinlle Walk

To make the most of this gorgeous spring weather (finally!), this week we’ll feature two fabulous walks on the Oakeley blog…. This first one is a lovely flat route along the Llŷn Peninsula’s northern coastline. Where:              Dinas Dinlle, Gwynedd Distance:          Approx 4 miles Difficulty:          Easy Start:                Seafront car park in Dinas Dinlle (follow the…

31 . 05 . 2019

Snowdon Mountain Walk

There are many different routes to the top of Snowdon, but today we’re tackling one of Snowdon’s quieter ascents. Come with us! Where:              Rhyd-Ddu and Ranger Paths, Snowdon Distance:          Approx 10 miles Difficulty:          Hard (one of the easier routes to the summit but the ascent is steep. Paths are generally good, but there are…

30 . 05 . 2019

Walks for the Soul

With the stresses of a busy, modern life on the increase, scientists believe that enjoying a bracing walk that will blow the cobwebs away could certainly inspire a happy mind and a healthy body. “If I could not walk far and fast, I think I should just explode and perish” said English novelist and philanthropist Charles Dickens,…

21 . 05 . 2019

Beautiful Bala Lake Walk

Nestled in the heartlands of the Welsh countryside is the historic town of Bala. Famous for it’s lake – Bala Lake is the largest natural lake in Wales at almost 4 miles long. And this lovely spring walk explores the shores of it. Where:              Bala, Gwynedd Distance:          Approx 5 miles Difficulty:          Easy Start:                Car…

14 . 05 . 2019

Anglesey Red Wharf Bay Walk

Head out on our lovely Anglesey Red Wharf Bay Walk to discover some wonderful secret coves and explore some of the hidden gems of the beautiful Welsh coast. The Welsh coastline is dotted with beaches, bays, inlets and creeks which vary from enormous expanses of golden sands to the tiniest rocky inlets. Whether little or large, each…

22 . 04 . 2019

A Walk in Aberdyfi

Sitting prettily on the banks of the Dyfi estuary, this little seaside village grew around the ship building and fishing industry. Because of its strategic location in the centre of Wales, it has always been a popular destination. It’s thought that the Romans built a road into Aberdyfi around AD80, but it was the unstoppable…

16 . 04 . 2019

Historic Harlech

Why not make the most of the beautiful Spring sunshine and head out to explore one of North Wales’ gems – just a short drive from us here at the Oakeley Arms. A little bit of history followed by a beautiful walk and maybe a well-deserved drink back here in the Oakeley beer garden afterwards.…

15 . 03 . 2019

Beautiful Barmouth Walk

Earlier this week on the Oakeley blog we featured a news story about the fabulous new all-weather lifeboat at Barmouth. So, if you’re heading there soon to have a look at the new vessel, then why not try this fabulous Barmouth Walk whilst you’re there? It takes you over the iconic Barmouth Bridge and into…

03 . 03 . 2019

The Offa’s Dyke Path

When the days are long and balmy and the sunlight scatters across the hills and valleys of our beautiful region, turning dreary winter vistas into stunning summer landscapes, it’s the perfect time to be inspired to get out into the countryside and exploring everything the area has to offer. And while there are literally thousands…

31 . 01 . 2019

Beautiful Abergynolwyn South Snowdonia Walk

Explore Abergynolwyn and the ruins of Castell y Bere from the Talyllyn Railway Where:              Abergynolwyn, nr Tywyn, Gwynedd Distance:          Approx 6 miles Difficulty:          Moderate Start:                Abergynolwyn Village (alight at the Abergynolwyn stop and head right, towards village centre) If travelling by car, turn off the A487 at Tal-y-Llyn (between Dolgellau and…

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