We’ve collected your views to put together a fabulous list of recommended places to go and things to do during the October half term 2017 in South Wales & the surrounding areas. Thank you to everyone who took the time to offer up their knowledge, real recommendations from real people.
We love the outdoors and in particular the forest and are extremely lucky to have the Forest Of Dean right on our doorstep to explore… so when we were asked if we would like to take part in the #LoveYourForest campaign to highlight the importance of litter free picnicking we couldn’t say no…
Carpets of bluebells are possibly the most beautiful and awe inspiring springtime pleasure and they are eagerly awaited each year… The blooming seasons for bluebells really varies depending on the weather, but you can usually expect to see them carpeting woodland floors and hillsides throughout April and May, (usually at there very best during May)….it’s a very short lived season… View Post
We headed to the deep dark wood with a few wooden spoons, our favourite book and a bundle of imagination. We didn’t spot the Gruffalo but we had fun and found hoards of evidence that he was there. It was made even more magical with the bluebells that carpeted the floor in mid May.
We headed to the Forest of Dean in search of Autumn today and found it in full force…we didn’t have any hardened plans so just stopped off to blow the cobwebs away at three locations in a close radius to each other. I wanted to try and capture what the forest was looking like from above so took some ariel… View Post
The Forest of Dean sure is beautiful and it’s the perfect place to have a picnic. Here are 5 gorgeous spots you could try…
Here’s an idyllic place to visit this Summer… Cannop Ponds is quite a magical place for paddling in streams that amble amongst the forest – take a towel! There is an abundance of a different variety of birds ideal for bird watching and if you are very lucky you may come across some wild boar which regularly visit the site.