South Wales – Llangybi circular

It’s rare to wake up to a perfect walking day; however, there was no question that today – a warm and sunny Tuesday in the middle of May – was one of them. Better still, having worked hard all weekend, Harri had … Continued

Goytre Wharf to Blaenavon Landscape

You’d have thought a late Easter would have guaranteed some warm spring weather, but not so. The constantly changing weather forecasts and a chilly wind meant we put off our jaunt to the Brecon Beacons National Park until Easter Monday. Determined to … Continued

Llandegfedd Reservoir circuit

I last walked a complete circuit of Llandegfedd Reservoir in July 1995 when I was heavily pregnant with my third daughter. We’d set off with some vague notion of following the shoreline all the way around the reservoir, which sounded great in theory … Continued

Walking along the River Wye to Symonds Yat East

After last weekend’s gruelling 21-miler, Harri assured me today’s walk through the Wye Valley would be level, mud-free and easy. I sincerely hoped so as I’d been struck by a nasty cold virus which was making me weary and miserable. I … Continued