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Cosmeston Lakes

The last time I went to Cosmeston Lakes was when I was in Primary School.  We went to see the Medieval Village and then had an hour or so of “free time” to run riot around the lake.  There was no gift shop selling pencils and rubbers – what ya gonna do?  Incidentally, my Dad […]

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Henrhyd Falls

Henrhyd Falls is the highest waterfall in the south of the UK apparently – who knew – and in English means Waterfall of the Old Ford.  It’s not far from Dan yr Ogof caves, so if you happen to be in that neck of the woods (quite literally in this case!), it’s definitely worth checking out.  Wear some […]

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Fforest Fawr

If you’re not a Welsh speaker then allow me to translate.  Fforest Fawr means “Big Forest”.  Well, whoever was given the honour of naming the vast woodland that sprawls and stretches out beyond Castell Coch (much like me in bed on a Sunday morning) got it spot on.  If anything it’s fawr iawn (very big).  You could get […]

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Lighter

Now that the evenings are getting lighter (yay!) going home doesn’t mean shutting the door for the night.  Being able to shove on the wellies and go exploring as the sun is setting and the birds are chattering away is one of my favourite things about summer (and about living far away from London…) 🙂

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Wenallt Wood Walk

   A break in the Welsh drizzle (…yes, alright, downpours would be more accurate…) means a muddy walk through the woods 🙂