Category Archives: Wales

The inspiration of our national parks

Theresa May has demonstrated that national parks are inspirational and need proper funding. Continue reading

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Cardiff’s green trail

I had an hour to spare in Cardiff so walked a short stretch of the Taff Trail. It is surprisingly rural. Continue reading

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Out and about at Stackpole

Ramblers’ Welsh Council was at Stackpole on the Pembrokeshire coast with great opportunities for walking. Continue reading

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YHA turns its back on simple hostels

The Youth Hostels Association is forgetting its roots, it wants to cut off the simple hostels. Continue reading

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Eisteddfod tradition continues

This year the Ramblers and Open Spaces Society organised the walk from the Eisteddfod in Abergavenny. Continue reading

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On Plumstone Mountain

Thirty years ago I spoke at a site meeting of Dyfed County Councillors at Plumstone Rocks, to try to persuade them to remove unlawful fencing on the common Continue reading

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Gems of the Elenydd

The Elenydd Wilderness Hostels Trust does a fine job providing two hostels in the remote heart of mid Wales. Continue reading

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