Category Archives: Wales

Among champion trees

This was the third year in which Ramblers Cymru had staged a walk from the Eisteddfod, following many years when the walk was organised by the Countryside Council for Wales and then Natural Resources Wales.  Their enthusiasm flagged and so, … Continue reading

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Across the Cardiff barrage

For more than 20 years I have visited the Eisteddfod, to walk with Welsh colleagues.  This year the Eisteddfod was in Cardiff; it was  much more a part of the city than is normally the case when the maes is … Continue reading

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The sounds of Coed Rheidol

I took my visually-impaired friend Marika Kovacs for an early-morning walk to Coed Rheidol to listen to birds Continue reading

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The Big Welsh Walk: another triumph

The second Big Welsh Walk in Ceredigion, organised by Ramblers Cymru, was a great success. Continue reading

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Gregynog’s wood warblers

Ramblers Cymru’s Welsh Council was held at Gregynog this year, a fascinating place. Continue reading

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Practice for the Big Welsh Walk

With only two months until Ramblers Cymru’s Big Welsh Walk it was time to put in some practice. Continue reading

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Rhagrith, or Welsh hypocrisy

The Welsh Government wants people to use public transport but then fixes meetings so that this is impossible. Continue reading

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