Monthly Archive: October, 2013

Christmas comes to Elan Valley

Shoppers in Wales can grab a Christmas gift with a difference this weekend at Dŵr Cymru Welsh Water’s Elan Valley estate Winter Craft Fair. With only eight weeks until the big day, the… Continue reading

#WalkWednesday… A Halloween Special

In time for #Halloween, this week’s #WalkWednesday takes us to the spooky Devil’s Bridge for dramatic river views and stunning scenery in the heart of the #CambrianMountains Begin: from Devil’s Bridge Steam Railway car… Continue reading

GREAT JOURNEYS: Crossing the Cambrian Mountains

Here’s a wonderful blog on the ‘hidden gems’ of the Cambrian Mountains by guide expert business Cambrian Safaris.  Richard Smith is one of the areas most experienced tour operators and knows everything there is to… Continue reading

Ghost tours at King Arthur’s Labyrinth on 31st October

King Arthur’s Labyrinth launches Halloween Ghost Tours The abandoned workings of an old Welsh slate mine in Corris, Mid Wales will create a chilling setting for Ghost Tours being launched this Halloween. The… Continue reading

#WalkWednesday – Hafod Estate

The Cambrian Mountains is a wonderful area for walks but where do you start? For #WalkWednesday, grab your boots and get outside with this one in from Rebecca Cohen from Nanteos.  It’s not… Continue reading

Top 10 Half-Term activities and events!

With half term just around the corner, I bet you hadn’t realised how much is on offer for you and the kids in the Cambrian Mountains. If you’re stuck for ideas we’ve done… Continue reading

A spotlight on… Y Talbot, Tregaron

Y Talbot is an historic 17th century inn in Tregaron. Doubling up as a pub and a restaurant the building is full of character and the staff are always extremely welcoming, but here’s ten… Continue reading

Welsh poet’s work celebrated in new hide at RSPB Ynys-hir

Last week saw the official opening of a new hide at the RSPB Ynys-hir nature reserve to celebrate the historic connection between the reserve and Welsh poet R S Thomas. Thomas, arguably Wales’… Continue reading

Event – The Ron Skilton Half Marathon

Here’s your chance to get fit in the Cambrian Mountains! On Sunday the 20th of October, the Ron Skilton Half Marathon will  act as the perfect training session for Llanwrtyd Wells’ famous Man… Continue reading

Wales’ Wildernesses – the Cambrian Mountains’ 6 nature reserves

Did you know there are SIX nature reserves in the Cambrian Mountains? It’s a little surprise when you consider the Cambrian Mountains has been a refuge for wildlife for centuries. The Cambrian Mountains… Continue reading