Tag Archives: trekking

330 Glenapp to Ballantrae

I meet feral goats, a shrieking peregrine falcon, and startle a baby fawn. Oh… and more cows. Continue reading

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319 Port William to Glenluce

A day of road walking and drama. I meet an angry cyclist, exhausted hikers, and an abandoned boy. 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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250 (pm) Bangor to Aber

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

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249 Glan-yr-Afon to Beaumaris

Anglesey really should do something about all these access-denied areas. I haven’t come across a more privately-owned and walker-unfriendly stretch of coastline since the New Forest. Continue reading

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245 Amlwch to City Dulas

I walk in the fading light of the evening – and meet nobody, apart from several peaceful sheep and one belligerent cow. Continue reading

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243 Llanfaethlu to Cemaes

Anglesey is full of surprises. I round a corner and come across a wonderful little bar of beach. Continue reading

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242 Llanfachraeth to Llanfaethlu

I wait for the rain to stop and set off for a walk in dull weather along nameless bays. Continue reading

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241b Holyhead to Llanfachraeth

I discover the path along the shore is not really a path at all. It’s an ankle-twisting scramble over rocks, pebbles and loose shingle. Continue reading

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239a Valley to Silver Bay

I cross over onto Holy Island and take a wrong turn, before arriving at a shimmering silver beach. Continue reading

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