18 . 04 . 2018

Snowdonia Flower Walk in Harlech

Earlier this week on the blog our post took a look at the magical Snowdonia Fairy. Well today we’re featuring a fabulous walk not far from the Oakeley Arms where you may have the chance to spot fairies among the beautiful wildflowers of Spring. Where:              Harlech, Gwynedd Distance:          Approx 3 miles Difficulty:          Easy Start:               …

09 . 04 . 2018

Fairbourne Beach Walk

Dare we say it, but has Spring finally arrived? The last couple of days have been glorious here in Snowdonia, so of course, we’re keeping our fingers crossed that we’ve seen the last of the snow, ice and wet weather that has plagued us this winter and that a glorious, balmy spring is ahead! We…

08 . 03 . 2018

Mother’s Day Walk

Did we all remember that it’s Mother’s Day this weekend? Of course you didn’t forget! If you fancy doing something a little different for mum this year then why not try this stunning Ffestiniog Valley Mother’s Day Walk, that leaves straight from the Oakeley Arms? After the walk you could treat mum (and yourself!) to…

26 . 02 . 2018

Barmouth Weekend Walk

What a wonderful weekend of weather we’re having – bright blue and clear skies for most of Wales. And while the temperatures are a little on the chilly side, it’s possible to wrap up warm with lots of layers and enjoy some of the fantastic winter sun. So, why not try one of our lovely…

12 . 02 . 2018

Walking with Children

If you’ve got young children in your family then you’ll know that it’s sometimes a struggle to get them to enjoy, or even entertain, the idea of a day in the great outdoors. As our children’s world is increasingly dominated by computer games, mobile phones, tablets and laptops, it can seem harder than ever for…

26 . 01 . 2018

Beautiful Cardigan Bay Walk

Earlier this week on the Oakeley blog we celebrated some of the wonderful things about beautiful Cardigan Bay (you can read it here if you missed it….) so why not try this wonderful walk at the weekend. It starts and ends in Harlech and takes in some of the most stunning views along the Bay.…

17 . 01 . 2018

Conwy Castle Walk

Following on from our blog yesterday about the history of Conwy Castle, why not try this lovely walk along the town walls and quayside and then to the summit of Conwy Mountain above. Where:              Conwy Distance:          Approx 7 miles Difficulty:          Moderate – good paths but some steep inclines Start:                Car park…

11 . 01 . 2018

New Year Beddgelert Walk

Happy New Year to all our lovely blog readers! We hope that the festive season was filled with fun and laughter. And hands up, who’s holiday was filled with wine, cheese, chocolate and general overindulgence? Oh yes, our hands are up here! Perhaps then, now is the perfect time to work some walks into your…

19 . 06 . 2017

Abersoch Walk

Wow! Are we having a heat-wave or what?! The whole of Britain (pretty much!) is enjoying temperatures into the 20s this week. It would almost be criminal not to head to the coast in this gorgeous weather so we thought we’d dig out one of our favourite coast walks – just along the Llyn Peninsula…

01 . 06 . 2017

One Mile Walks

Are we losing the art of ambling? You don’t need to stomp for miles and miles to explore the beautiful landscape and scenery that we have here in Snowdonia. In fact, One Mile Walks are the perfect way to boost your fitness and your senses in just one easy mile. Although walking as a leisure activity…

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