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Why go walking in Snowdonia?

Of all the famous walking destinations in Britain, it is perhaps Snowdonia that has the greatest mix of history, myth and legend. Encompassing the mountains, rivers and coast of north-west Wales, the area is blessed with outdoor opportunities for all […]

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A summer’s day up Snowdon

The rain lashed down as we assembled in Treks Bunkhouse in the Vale of Ffestiniog for a weekend getaway, and Snowdon itself was our Saturday […]

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Our first Summer Solstice wild camp

The intense heat and constant sunshine of mid-June was the prequel as we gathered in Snowdonia for our first Summer Solstice Wild Camp. The idea was simple, to spend the night out in the hills, camping far from any facilities […]

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A wild weekend in Ennerdale – Trip Report

At the western edge of the Lake District lies Ennerdale, a long valley surrounded by some of the classic mountain peaks – Great Gable, Hay Stacks, Pillar – that give it an Alpine feel. More than a decade ago, the […]

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Wye Valley Trip Report

The River Wye winds its way from Mid-Wales to join the sea in the Severn Estuary near Chepstow. The lower reaches, where the river is […]

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A winter walking weekend on the Gower

Port Eynon hostel stands right on the sea front. It’s an old lifeboat station, and apparently when the tide is very high the water laps at the steps outside the door. We were able to sit in the lounge in […]

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