Tag Archives: Berwyns

#204 – Beautiful Berwyns

The Berwyn mountains are the Cinderella hills of North Wales.  These rough and lonely hills feel like they should be part of the Snowdonia National Park, but on the day that the guy drew the Park boundary, he must have … Continue reading

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#163 – The Berwyns? Where’s that? – Part 2

A walk in an area that I’m not too familiar with usually prompts a return visit, and the Berwyn Ridge (see post #162) was no exception, so in less than a week I was back again and enjoying the fine … Continue reading

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#140 – The Berwyns – Gnarly little hills!

The mountains of North Wales attract hill-walkers and mountaineers from all over the UK and beyond, and no wonder.  The peaks of Snowdonia are the ones that people drive miles for, but there are hidden ranges of hills that no … Continue reading

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#85 – “Wonderful waterfall” – Pistyll Rhaeadr.

Why is the number Seven so significant?  Seven days of the week, Seven deadly sins, Seven virtues, Seven Heavens, Seven Brides for Seven Brothers (eh?!…)  Well OK, you probably get the picture…. In Wales it is said that there are … Continue reading

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