Tag: Wales

August: The Month Of Hiking

One morning last August I made an impromptu decision to head off to the Dales and hike up the three major peaks of Yorkshire: Pen-y-Ghent, Ingleborough and Whernside. I did so over the two days of August 20th and 21st. I’m hoping to do something similar this August […]

The Future Of The National Cycle Network

Here’s an interesting and important statement from Sustrans regarding the future of the National Cycle Network here in the UK. It’s worth a read: “The National Cycle Network (NCN) will undergo a major review of its walking and cycling routes to ensure they meet the highest design standards […]

Cadair Idris: A Great Escape

…and here’s part two. (You will need to read the previous post if that makes no sense.) On Friday, at the invitation of a former teaching colleague and friend, I drove across to the west of Wales to climb a mountain. The plan was to climb during darkness, camp […]

Top Four Road Bike Routes In The UK

By guest blogger Tom Nelson With the National Road Race cycling route now confirmed and the weather picking up into longer, brighter spring days it’s time to get on your bike and explore the beauty of Britain. The plethora of exciting cycle routes in this relatively small country […]

Cycling The Eurovelo 2 In Wales

Steve White has posted a comment on the Eurovelo 2 section of CyclingEurope.org and I think what he has written is worthy of elevation to the main blog. Over to you Steve: “Back in April I cycled part of the Eurovelo 2 route. From Bangor, North Wales to and across […]

Sunday Adventures

Here’s Matt Krog from Cape Town. He has been my first Warmshowers guest of the weekend and today he heads off to Devizes before cycling to Wales & then Ireland. It’s his shakedown for his main trip of the summer along the Eurovelo 6 from Nantes to Budapest. […]