Great Britain

Walking the Monmouthshire and Brecon Canal

December 13, 2021 Jack 0

The towpath becomes less manicured where nature has snatched back land lost to relatively small-scale industrialisation. Ferns crowd the chocolate-coloured water; there are more ducks and moorhen than boats; many of the old bridges spanning the canal are overgrown to the point of being impossible to cross; and the leafy forest canopy closes in above… […]

Hiking

Absolute beginners walking Pen y Fan

November 23, 2021 Jack 0

While we weren’t exactly rookies when we first climbed Pen y Fan in the Brecon Beacons, neither were we hardened hikers. We made some basic mistakes. For a start, we underestimated the British weather. Foolhardy […]