Category: Wales

Geocaching on the Isle of Man – Assume Nothing 3

Geocaching on the Isle of Man – Assume Nothing

Happy Humphrey, a prolific geocache hider on the Isle of Man certainly kept us busy on our recent trip to the Island, especially with a few attempts on his ‘Assume Nothing IOM’ series. We should have started at the beginning really as we DNF’d (Did not Find) our first attempts on number 2 and number...

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Rhydypennau Inn 0

Rhydypennau Inn

We thought we’d treat ourselves to dinner out last night and as the Wild Fowler is no longer doing the 2 for 1 offer we thought we’dgive the Rhydypennau Inn a go. We hadn’t been there fore a while and yet again it had changed hands since we were last there (or at least it...

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Walking around Wales

As a new YHA member I was looking at the location of Youth Hostels last night and dreaming about the idea of walking around the Pembrokeshire Coastal Path stopping off at the Youth Hostels on the way. I’m not sure if it is possible yet to do this, but I’ve always wanted to walk the...

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Snowdon Ranger Path and Youth Hostel 0

Snowdon Ranger Path and Youth Hostel

I spent a weekend in North Wales recently and had my first real taste of Youth Hostelling. Steve and I stayed at the Snowdon Ranger Youth Hostel, on the west side of Snowdon. We were in shared room that had 6 beds, but luckily we were the only one in it which was nice. There...

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Weekend in North Wales 0

Weekend in North Wales

I haven’t long got back from an outdoor weekend in Wales. First I drove to Liverpool and Anna, Morgan and I stayed in a Travel lodge for the night so that I could drop Anna and Morgan off at the airport early in the morning so that they couldget the plane to the Isle of...

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Bike Ride and geocaches around Anglers Retreat

The weather yesterday was perfect for mountain-biking, gorgeous sunshine very little wind and cool, so Harvey and I headed off to Pendam for a ride and some exploring. From Pendam car park we cycled out past Llyn Syfydrin and along the track towards Nant-y-Moch. We saw Dave on the way so said our hello’s and...

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Borth and Ynyslas Weather Station

The Borth and Ynyslas Weather Station is now back online again. We had some problems with it in December. First the temperature and humidity sensor stopped functioning properly. A replacement was ordered, but when installed it fried the main SIM board within the sensor suite and everything stopped working properly. I have since got a...

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Shopping in Carmarthen 0

Shopping in Carmarthen

We had a nice family day out on Saturday, shopping in Carmarthen. Anna had never been there before and I had only been there as part of Brad’s Stag weekend. We didn’t really need to buy anything in particular and Anna did suggest going to Aberystwyth instead, but I fancied a day out and a...

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Bird-Watching at Ynyshir 0

Bird-Watching at Ynyshir

There was quite a long run-up to Christmas this year. Anna and Morgan finished work and nursery on Friday afternoon so we had Friday Afternoon, Saturday, Sunday and Monday before the fat jolly red-clothed man himself arrived. I had a new pair of binoculars for my birthday so I had promised Morgan that I’d taker...

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