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Glyder Fawr and Glyder Fach | Snowdonia | North Wales

Spikey, ragged and a bit wild, I was determined that on our most recent trip to Snowdonia in North Wales I was going to get my friends up onto the Glyders: Glyder Fawr and Glyder Fach. Having blabbered on and on about how great they are, I couldn’t face another…

K’Gari (Fraser Island) | Australia

K’Gari, more commonly know by us English folk as Fraser Island, sits just off the East Coast of Australia and is the largest sand island in the world. It’s quite rightly an UNESCO World Heritage Site and is one of the most beautiful and unique places in this world. That’s…

The Cat’s Back | Black Mountains | South Wales

Rolling gently upwards onto the bulk of the Black Mountains in South Wales, the Cat’s Back offers lush wide views over the English border.  Truly I cannot believe I’ve never done this walk before. The Easter weekend saw us travel back to Wales from North Yorkshire and we were treated…

Four routes up Pen Y Fan | Walking Wales

As I’ve mentioned a few times on my blog, I grew up with Pen Y Fan on my doorstep. It’s the highest peak in South Wales at 886m and one of the most accessible mountains in the UK which is probably why it’s such a popular walk. Having tackled it…

Overnight in Warnscale Head bothy + climbing Hay Stacks | Lake District

Hay Stacks – a favourite walk amongst walkers in the Lake District. This little mountain has always had people it in its thrall but for some reason I’ve never felt the urge to go and climb it for myself, despite it being renowned as Alfred Wainwright’s favourite peak.  Haystacks stands…