Rhymney Valley: Mynydd Machen and Cefn Onn

Once again, the weekend’s forecast was for unsettled weather. There seemed little point in driving miles to ‘enjoy’ what could turn out to be a very soggy walk; however, we still wanted to get out there. We are fortunate in having some wonderful scenery … Continued

On our doorstep… Ironbridge Circular Walk

Just as every blog post doesn’t have to be lengthy, not every walk has to cover miles and miles. We have a busy week ahead of us and so couldn’t really spare a whole day out of the ‘office’ (our … Continued

Graig Diamond Jubilee Path – Part 2

After my recent disastrous foray into Graig’s wilderness, I made certain I was prepared for today’s resumption of the circular walk – long trousers, sturdy shoes and plenty to nibble on if the walk took a tad longer than anticipated. … Continued

Location, location… and an access road

As kids growing up in the sixties, sunny Sunday afternoons usually meant one thing: my sister and I being bundled, often protesting, into the back of my grandad’s ancient Morris Minor and whisked off to The Countryside, Topsy and Tim style. My maternal … Continued