Strumble Head

When I was trawling Google and Instagram for inspiration ahead of our visit to Pembrokeshire, Strumble Head was the first place I added to my list. With its majestic lighthouse and wild clifftops, I knew it was somewhere I wanted to go. We ended up visiting on a Thursday afternoon after a trip to theContinue reading “Strumble Head”

Four Go Mad in Pembrokeshire

About a year ago, I clicked a link in a marketing email from Holiday Cottages and ended up impulsively booking a week in Pembrokeshire. I didn’t know anything about Pembrokeshire other than the fact it’s in Wales, has a coastline, and the word conjured up a vague image of puffins in my head. Fast forwardContinue reading “Four Go Mad in Pembrokeshire”

The Art of Avoiding People: Penycloddiau & Moel Arthur

Don’t get me wrong: I like people. I’m just not a huge fan of going for a walk and being one person in a line of many people hauling themselves up a hill. You either end up stuck behind someone walking slowly, or overtaking someone slower than you, and then feeling pressured to sprint upContinue reading “The Art of Avoiding People: Penycloddiau & Moel Arthur”

The Secret South of Snowdonia

This time last year, our trip to Assynt had just been postponed for five months due to the pandemic, and I was having a bit of a ‘holiday sulk’. To cheer myself up I rather spontaneously booked a trip to Parc Cenedlaethol Eryri, a.k.a. Snowdonia, without really looking too much into where I’d booked – just somewhereContinue reading “The Secret South of Snowdonia”

A Week in Powys

I can’t believe that it’s nearly been a whole year since we spent a week in Llandrindod Wells, a pretty spa town in Powys, Wales. It was perfectly situated for exploring the region, including adventures in the Brecon Beacons, Red Kite spotting and tea and cake at National Trust properties. We had bit of aContinue reading “A Week in Powys”