The Heritage Coast: Bridgend to Llantwit Major

After skipping last week’s hike due to the abysmal weather, we were really looking forward to walking 16 miles along the Glamorgan Heritage Coast today. Thanks to the regional railway line, it’s easy to do a linear walk along this … Continued

Silver Coast: Exploring Óbidos

Walking into Óbidos was a rather lonely affair. We had planned to catch a train, but having tired of Caldas da Rainha rather sooner than planned and facing a two-hour wait at the railway station, it seemed easier just to head off … Continued

Machen to Castell Coch … and back (a 20-mile circular)

It’s been almost a month since we returned to Wales and, despite our best intentions, until today we’d only been out walking once. In the Algarve, we’d been able to walk most weekends – on both days – however, the … Continued

A tale of two rivers: part 2 – the Rhymney

Rivers that don’t flow into one another are generally separated by a stretch of coastline. Thus, having walked miles downriver to the mouth of the Ebbw, we now had some coastal walking to do before we reached the Rhymney. Fortunately, this was mostly along … Continued