Gelert and I love to wander the winding lanes and tracks through The Crychan and Halfway Forests. Never far away from the warmth of the woodburner at The Byre at Maesygwaelod. Nature’s bounty in the form of the wonderful blackberries all around. One for me, one for him….
A really lovely local walk, just a short car drive away from The Byre, is around the circumference of the Usk Reservoir – about 8km (5 miles). Mostly flat, it is an easy walk for hikers and dog walkers (dogs on lead around boat jetty)
A beautiful day to take a stroll up to the Sennybridge Range and along the Epynt Way with Gelert.
Walking in the forest and around the local lanes, the hedgerow is in full bloom. Dog rose, Meadow Sweet, Cowslips, Buttercups and Hollyhocks all jostle for position in the Sum. The perfume from the rambling Honeysuckle is particularly heady early in the morning and in the evening. Skylarks seen (and heard) for the first time … Continue reading “Summer in the Crychan Forest”
The Summer seems to be finally here, and our puppy Gelert is really enjoying the local scenery. Today, we saw Red Kite, Pied Wagtails, Jays, Swifts, Swallows, Rabbits, Peacocks, Cows and of course hundreds of Sheep – but not another human!!
Check this out for activities in the Beacons during April……
Lovely visit to Carreg Cennen Castle, near Llandeilo! Brilliant, if spooky walk down the tunnel and into its dark, underground cave. Don’t forget your torch!
What a fantastic place! Lovely cottage and amazing surroundings. We’ve had such a great time that we’ve already decided to come back in August. thank you, Lesley, for your hospitality and help. It was a pleasure to meet you. I love the bread by the way!
We have had a wonderful few days here. Thank you! A lovely welcome pack – really nice touch with homemade bread & eggs from your chickens! We were made to feel very welcome along with the kids, who adored the garden area & the chickens! A wonderful family experience – and thanks for the tips … Continue reading “The Roxburghs & Davies – October 2016”
January, and these first snowdrops in the garden really cheered me up!