Skirrid Fawr: Short but Stunning

Skirrid Fawr (or Ysgyryd Fawr') is a fairly popular hike, located in the lanes of Abergavenny. It's maintained by National Trust, so it's an easy trail to follow, thanks to how well it's signposted. At 486m high, this summit is higher than most other hills in South Wales. However, it's also shorter than any other... Continue Reading →

Twmbarlwm: Steep, Sneaky & Stubborn

Sadly, a mountain is defined by its height, rather than its difficulty. Twmbarlwm doesn't make the cut, as it has only 419m of height, rather than the needed 609.6m to be a mountain. I believe Twmbarlwm should be given mountain status for its difficulty alone. It may be classed as a hill, but it's one... Continue Reading →

Bute Park: Straight Outta Disney

If you have a spare sunny day on your hands or have a few hours of daylight left after work, I highly recommend a visit to Bute Park. It's not just a walk: it's an experience. Bute Park is such a beautiful and interesting place that I've actually written 2 blog posts about it! You... Continue Reading →

Bute Park: The Serenity Within the Chaos

Some walks are spontaneous and unplanned. Sometimes, you look out through the window from your office and realise what a lovely day it is. That's exactly what happened today. It would be criminal to waste such good weather. We can feel tired and drained after a day at work or school, but we can always... Continue Reading →

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