Archives: Places

Pistyll Rhaeadr

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Llyn Brenig

Llyn Brenig is a man-made lake in the Hiraethog area of North Wales. There’s a cafe and visitor centre here and it’s a popular centre for easy mountain biking, fishing and sailing.

Best Walks From Bowness and Windermere in the Lake District

Lake District National Park

We’ll have a full guide here soon with all the walking routes in the English Lake District! Hassle us via the comments if you wish!

Wye Valley AONB

More information – Wye Valley AONB Featured Image – Photo credit: imaginedhorizons / Foter / CC BY-SA

Gower Peninsula AONB

Penrhyn Gwyr, or the Gower Peninsula was the first area to be designated an AONB.

Cwm Idwal

Cwm Idwal is one of the more easily reached landmarks in Snowdonia, and despite this, it can still feel wild. Just ensure that you make it there early or in the evening.  It’s also a great dark sky location.  

Adam and Eve

Adam and Eve are a pair of boulders on the Iconic Snowdonian mountain of Tryfan. It’s usual for those who wish the ‘freedom of Tryfan’ to leap from one to the other. It’s a good bet, if you can climb onto them that you’ll probably be ok (but at your own risk!!) Anyone stupid enough …

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Cambrian Way Stage 17- Pen y Pass to Ogwen

Cwm Bochlwyd

Cwm Bochlwyd is a magnificent cwm, nestling beneath the cliffs of Glyder Fach and the iconic Tryfan. Magical place!  

The Cantilever

The Cantilever is a precariously positioned rock on Glyder Fach. People usually pose on the top to prove that they’ve been to Snowdonia. Larger groups will try to topple it over, which always ends in failure (so far!!) Cantilever, Cantliver. This induces jumpy fever..

Snowdon South Ridge from Rhyd Ddu

Great Britain

Click on reasons to visit on the right – with more than Wales to follow (but that’s reason enough itself to Visit Britiain isn’t it? We’ll be adding links to ALL the Regions, National Parks, AONBs and anything else of interest to this page.

North Wales

While Snowdonia is the main attraction, don’t miss out on the lesser known areas. The Llyn Peninsula and Anglesey Coast offer excellent walking as do the Clwydian Hills.

Cambrian Way Stage 5 - Crickhowell to Storey Arms

South Wales

South Wales has two of Wales’ National Parks and two AONB areas.

Mid Wales

Featured image – Photo credit: PhilDGR / Foter / CC BY-NC-ND

Central Wales – Pumlumon

One of the wildest areas in Wales, and often overlooked in favour of the more popular Snowdonia further north. Featured image – Photo credit: PhilDGR / Foter / CC BY-NC-ND