I like to get out and about, see the countryside – there’s so much to enjoy in the UK. I’m particularly fond of North Wales; you can’t beat big epic mountains and a bit of bleakness to make you realise just how small you are in the world.

Around Hull there are some lovely walks and Welton is a particularly good starting point for a wide variety of Saturday morning strolls. We’ve done various walks of lengths from 5 miles up to 13 miles – the more you walk around there, the more options there are for variations on previous walks.

Wales day four – just ambling about

Posted on April 19th, 2012

After our intended task for the week – going up Snowdon – today was always going to be something of a ‘make it up as you go along’ day. And so it turned out to be. We didn’t set alarms for the morning, agreeing that we would probably need a bit of a lie in. […]

Wales day three – Snowdon day

Posted on April 18th, 2012

Sorry to bang on about the weather again but, when you’re going up a mountain, it’s important to be prepared. So after seeing the latest forecast we decided to head out early to try and avoid the worst of the weather (rain in the afternoon). We were going up Snowdon via the Ranger’s path – […]

Day two in Snowdonia – Portmeirion

Posted on April 17th, 2012

The Met Office promised some sun in the morning, turning to showers all afternoon. They pretty much got it wrong, as we had sunshine (it was cold and sometimes blustery, but who cares when the sun’s shining?) and, looking out of the cottage window, it’s still blazing down. And it’s 7pm. To be fair to […]

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