Wales Coast Path – Cosmeston Lakes circular

Another scorcher of a Sunday, and Harri had plotted a circular seaside route from Cosmeston Lakes Country Park, where there’s oodles of free parking. This wonderful oasis of tranquillity near Penarth has long featured in my family’s life. I remember taking my … Continued

South Wales – Barry Island to Llantwit Major

It’s always nice when your birthday falls on the weekend as weekday birthdays generally mean postponing the celebrations for a few days. With an unfavourable weather forecast persuading us to abandon our original plans (a few nights on Gower) earlier … Continued

South Wales – Cardiff Bay circular

More glorious spring weather today … and long may it continue. It’s now over six weeks since we left Albufeira and the beautiful Algarve coastline, so I was very excited to be heading back to the sea today, even if … Continued

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