Category Archives: 16 Anglesey and North Wales

257 am Shotton to Neston

I find a ‘new’ cycle route, take photos of flowers, and walk past a firing range – all with Bruce Springsteen thrumming in my head. Continue reading

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256 Shotton to Chester

Bridges, cyclists and podcasts. And I reach the END of the Wales Coast Path. Continue reading

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255 pm Flint to Connah’s Quay

The power station looms. Four chimneys, elegant, like tall sentinels rising out of the mist.
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255 am Greenfield to Flint

Today is a walk of two halves. First a pleasant stroll along the shore of the Dee Estuary… Continue reading

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254 Prestatyn to Greenfield

An egret, sea holly, sinking sands, a leaning lighthouse, orchids and a ghost ship… all in a day’s walk. Continue reading

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253 Colwyn Bay to Prestatyn

I discover a working quarry, sniff an unpleasant smell, and meet the Flying Scotsman. Continue reading

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252 pm Llandudno to Colwyn

I get lost on the Little Orme, find the smallest chapel in the UK, and am disappointed by Colwyn Bay. Continue reading

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252 am Conwy to Llandudno

My B&B hosts told me the town of Conwy marks the end of Wales and the Welsh language. And from now on I rarely hear a word of Welsh spoken. Continue reading

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251 Aber to Conwy

After a bad start, I’m feeling lonely and missing my hubby, and so I’m pleasantly surprised to find a companion on the road – a rather cheeky sheep. Continue reading

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250 (pm) Bangor to Aber

My Artist in Residence delivers some incredible photographs of today’s wonderful walk. Continue reading

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