Tag Archives: Wales

A Trip to Cardiff Castle

Where possible I try to visit places I might not otherwise get to see when out working. The other day I had a few hours to kill in between some film making I was doing for a client of mine and I took the opportunity to have a visit to Cardiff Castle. I decided I […]

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Offas Dyke Walk – Podcast

Richard and Harriet take a walk along Offa’s Dyke near the lovely town of Montgomery in Montgomershire in Wales. Offa’s Dyke is a massive linear earthwork, roughly followed by some of the current border between England and Wales. In places, it is up to 65 feet (19.8 m) wide (including its flanking ditch) and 8 […]

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Where are the Marches?

If you look on the usual maps of Great Britain, you may well find such exciting places as the Peak District, the Malverns and the New Forest, but curiously you wont necessarily find a label announcing the Marches. And that is unusual because the March of Wales has been around, in terms of identification, long […]

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Podcast: Betws-y-Coed, North Wales Explored

My walking buddy Harriet and I stayed over in a fabulous 16th Century coaching inn just outside the very popular walking resort of Betws-y-Coed in North Wales at the beginning of the year (2012). We wanted to have a very simple introduction to the wonders of the Snowdonia National Park. We were not aiming to […]

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