Walking in Afan Argoed Forest Park

When he was 24, Harri decided it was a good idea to cycle from his parents’ home in Henllys, Cwmbran to Swansea where his brother was at university. Despite having road tyres fitted on his bike, he followed Route 47 so he … Continued

O Fôn i Fynwy – Day 18 (Llandovery to Dan yr Ogof)

I wish I could say we awoke refreshed and raring to go but it wouldn’t be true; the combination of humidity, endlessly itching midge bites and passing traffic did not result in the most restful of nights. We breakfasted early, … Continued

Dylan’s Walks with Derek: New Quay and Laugharne

After thoroughly enjoying the first of two Dylan Thomas-themed episodes of Weatherman Walking, we were eager to catch up with Derek Brockway as he travelled still farther west. As I’ve explained, we were particularly interested in this programme because the … Continued

Dylan’s Walks with Derek: Swansea and Llansteffan

    There’s not an original plot in the world… nor, it would seem, an original idea. Sometime last summer, we decided to devise a book of walks based in and around the towns and villages in West Wales where … Continued