Tag: Outdoor Activities

Lunch at sea

Two men sailing underneath Constitution Hill (Aberystwyth)

Sunday was a beautiful hot day, one of those stunning early summer days. Perfect for a sail in fact… Headed out in ‘Emilia Jane’ a classic drascombe lugger with friends, a hamper stuffed with food and every intention of relaxing for the afternoon. Hoisted the sails, switched the engine off and drifted for the afternoon. …

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Walking the Coastal path to Llanrhystud

Coastal view

Saturday was an amazing hot sunny day, it felt like July not April. I’ve often walked the coast path as far a Morfa Buchan and then circled back to Abersytwyth from there. But today we decided we were going to explore South down as far as Llanrhystud. It was so good to be amongst the …

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Cycling on the Ystwyth Trail

An opportunity for a quick ride along the Ystwyth Trail, the trail provides a gentle country ride beside the Ystwyth river, following the disused Aberyswyth to Carmarthen railway, its possible to reach the town of Tregaron, but today it was to just beyond Trawscoed. The trail is on well maintained paths, and some rough tracks, …

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Cycling to Nant y Moch, Devil’s bridge, Hafod and Trawscoed

Mountain view

Sunday was great day for a good longish ride, through some of the stunning countryside of the Cambrian Mountains. Setting out from Plas Dolau the first part of the journey to Talybont on the main road is always a bit tedious, but it was a Sunday and not too bad, but worth it for the …

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