The strange but stunning path to the last invasion of Britain: a circular hike from Fishguard

Distance: 10km (taking Pen Anglas headland loop 11km) Not many people tarry too long at ferry ports: they are all about getting to somewhere else, after all. But with Fishguard, for most just a harbour from which to high-tail it across to Ireland, those that dally will discover one of Southwest Wales’ prettiest settlements. It hugs the pronouncedly riven inlets of Northern Pembrokeshire with its … Continue reading The strange but stunning path to the last invasion of Britain: a circular hike from Fishguard

Sacred solitude on Mwnt Beach

Sometimes, when you ask around in a local area for good off-the-grid recommendations of places to visit, you wind up disappointed or downright annoyed if you follow through with the suggestion and go there: local recommendations are not always great. Admittedly, Mwnt and its big USP, its beach, are a mere five miles from Cardigan, the second-largest town in the county of Ceredigion with its … Continue reading Sacred solitude on Mwnt Beach

Diving into Pembrokeshire with coasteering pro Sophie Hurst

Sophie Hurst is one of the early pioneers of coasteering. Back in 1988 she co-founded Preseli Venture Eco Lodge and Adventures in Pembrokeshire, determined to forge a sustainable use of a wilderness area. Her aim is to provide an earth-grounding coastal adventure in an increasingly fast-paced, tech-obsessed world. Coasteering? What’s that? Coasteering is all about getting you out along the coast – exploring the nooks … Continue reading Diving into Pembrokeshire with coasteering pro Sophie Hurst