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Best Walks in South Wales
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Best Walks in South Wales

Nothing beats a good walk. Whether it’s a gentle saunter to clear your head or a 10-mile hike to get your heart pumping, a bit of fresh air never goes amiss. But nothing quite compares to a stroll out in the vast and picturesque countryside of South Wales. Whether you’re paying a visit to Cardiff, Bridgend or the Brecon Beacons, discover an abundance of fantastic walking routes right ...

Are spices good for us?
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Are spices good for us?

As autumn kicks in, few things appeal as much as some perfectly spiced food. Perhaps it’s the depth of the warmth it delivers on a cold day. Perhaps it’s the all enveloping aromas. Or perhaps it’s the comfort it provides – after a chilly, wet day, a spicy dish is like a big-hearted hug, or cwtch......

The Best Walks & Views in the Brecon Beacons
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The Best Walks & Views in the Brecon Beacons

Rising from the soft hills of South Wales, are blunt summits bare and bleak, looming under changing skies. The Brecon Beacons are a wild place. The type that broods beyond rural villages, inviting wayfarers. A mountainous landscape of swirling cloud and howling wind....

Cosy Cwtch: Welsh Slow Living for Autumn
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Cosy Cwtch: Welsh Slow Living for Autumn

Summer has a fleeting ripeness. Each long day is a blessing, but also a challenge. Many of us feel a pressure to live life to the fullest, and squeeze from the day every last drop of sweetness. Then autumn arrives and the crispness in the air and the falling leaves are as familar as the smell of home. It’s a slow and cosy season, a time for reflection and nostalgia. Something...

Beautiful Country Parks and Nature Reserves to Visit in South Wales
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Beautiful Country Parks and Nature Reserves to Visit in South Wales

One of the things we love best about living in South Wales is the contrast between town and country. Indeed, we are close to Cardiff, but judging by the variety of beautiful wild places, nature reserves and idyllic parks you might never guess so. Here are some of our favourite outdoor locations and beauty spots near Bridgend, Swansea and Neath. Cycling trails, nature walks, picnic spots, sculpture...