With snow seemingly falling everywhere overnight apart from within the green bubble that surrounds our house we headed out on a mini adventure in search of the snowfalls that we could see on the hills in the distance. We found our patch just outside Chepstow in Upper Wyndcliff.
We started our walk outside Shepherd’s shop on the main road (A4188) next to the Gower Heritage Centre and followed the signs for Three Cliffs bay. You’ll need wellies as it was quite muddy in places. There was a small charge for car parking which was payable inside the shop.
We parked in Lower Wyndcliff Car Park which is on the A466 three and a half miles north of Chepstow and just north of St Arvans, you can cross the road and follow the signs for the 365 steps or as we did just explore the area around the view point in the car park. There were fab trees in… View Post
In the heart of the valley over looking the community stands ‘The Guardian’, towering 20 metres into the sky this steel structure of a sinewy minor is a memorial that stands as a stark reminder of the 45 miners that lost their lives in the towns 1960 underground mining explosion.
We started our adventures for 2015 with a sun rise walk to the top of Pen Y Fan, the highest peak in South Wales. We started our walk from the Pont ar Daf car park located along the A470 a few minutes in a westerly direction from the Storey Arms. We used this walked as a quality time slot with… View Post
There’s nothing more beautiful than a clear, crisp, and fresh winters day walk. We parked in the Upper Blaen Y Glyn carpark (which in itself is an ideal location for waterfall hunting and picnicking) and headed up the steep path next to the cattle grid that lies to your right as heading out of the carpark. We climbed the path… View Post
The kids can’t wait to open their advent calendars, hung on the wall and idolised over for a week before advent and counting down the days til the first window can be torn at…. We decided that we wanted to make the first day of advent a little special and to give the kids a little bit of thinking time… View Post