06 . 09 . 2019

Beautiful Snowdonia Sunrise

The nights are drawing in and the days are getting shorter, so why not make the most of one of the region’s beautiful sunrises?  “There was never a night or a problem that could defeat sunrise or hope” said 20th century moral philosopher Bernard Williams, and our three stunning sunrise walks along the Welsh coast…

31 . 07 . 2019

Camping with Babies

Life after a new-born might feel like it’ll never be the same again…… But, a new addition needn’t mean you have to give up your camping adventures, you just need to be prepared. So, just as you start to master the art of camping, including chucking everything you need for a weekend of adventure into…

30 . 07 . 2019

Camping with Dogs

Camping and caravanning is one of the most popular holidays in the UK during the summer months, and right here in Snowdonia is one of the best places to bring your tent – there’s hundreds of brilliant sites to choose from and loads of activities and days out to keep everyone entertained. And when you…

08 . 07 . 2019

Real Ale Revival

Once the realm of flat-caps and old-fashioned pubs the art of real ale brewing is currently enjoying a fashionable revival. Join us as we head out on the trail of real ale. At the end of a long walk through the stunning landscape of our beautiful Border counties, there’s no better reward than finding a…

07 . 07 . 2019

Walkers are Welcome in Wales

Walkers are Welcome is an initiative taking Wales by storm. Join us as we find out more about it. Walkers are Welcome is a great initiative which aims to put walker-friendly towns and villages on the map. It all started in the West Yorkshire town of Hebden Bridge, where the idea of an accreditation scheme was…

14 . 06 . 2019

Meet the Grower of British Quinoa

  “Queena what” I hear you shout! Quinoa (pronounced kwin-oa or keen-wah) is a fashionable cooking ingerdient in the 21st century – popular with 5* restaurants and soup kitchens alike. It’s a type of grain (think cous-cous or rice) and a plant of the “goosefoot” family which is primarily found in the Andes. It has been widely cultivated for thousands…

18 . 05 . 2019

Flowers for Father’s Day

  Dad’s Delight Father’s Day is soon upon us, and we’re wondering if Dad’s getting a little fed-up of the pair of socks, action-packed DVD or old crooner CD that usually comes his way on Father’s Day. We’ve decided to think outside the box this year and are doing away with the tired old traditional…

09 . 05 . 2019

Vespa Scooters in Snowdonia

The other day whilst we were out and about in our beautiful Snowdonia, we came across a swarm of beautiful Vespa Scooters – all zipping along and enjoying riding on some of the country’s finest roads (and many that are well known favourite routes for bike and scooter riders – and with views like we’ve…

02 . 05 . 2019

Chelsea Flower Show

May is the biggest month of the year in every flower lover’s calendar. The warm spring air is filled with the delicious scents of luscious, fresh blooms and the excitement of a great event on the horizon. It’s time for the Chelsea Flower Show of course! This colourful floral feast has been taking place in…

24 . 04 . 2019

How to use up leftover Easter Chocolate

So, Easter has been and gone… and so, perhaps has the Easter bunny. Did she leave a giant stash of eggs that you just can’t seem to get to the bottom of – despite best attempts at eating chocolate for breakfast, lunch and tea? Worry not, because we’ve got some brilliant ideas for you to…

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