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Stories, Tall and Short.

March 19, 2019

 An isolated section of the Ystwyth Valley near Pontrhydygroes, over looked by iron age hill forts and lead mines, and blanketed by forestry on the south side. Again, I forgot to record an ending... Recorded early February this year. 

March 14, 2019

First of 2 parts about the Ystwyth Valley below Pontrhydygroes. The water wheel pit was reconstructed and the wheel replaced about 15 years ago as a memorial to the mining industry in the area. The miners Bridge is a reconstruction of a link used by miners heading to w...

February 6, 2019

As I set off for a meeting at the 'Silver Mountain Experience', I think about how mid Wales is very much open for Discovery in the winter, when you might expect everywhere to be closed. Its the #YearofDiscovery in Wales! 

This is the 4th episode in my series 'Cambrian S...

January 29, 2019

Please choose HD to watch. Another view from yesterday afternoon, the wind has rather go the better of me in this one! Bardsey island can be seen on the horizon, directly above the track. Lead mining remains dominate the middle of the view. This video was hand held, I...

January 28, 2019

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Cambrian Safaris in the Cambrian Mountains, episode 2. Please choose 1080 or 720 in your settings. 

This is a regular view point, often near the start of a tour, a great spot to introduce people to the local area. As the farmer said, when I...

January 23, 2019

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The first in what I hope will be a fairly regular video share of the views in mid Wales. Its dark, its shaky, but hey, I don't want to give too much away! The quality will improve! 

June 26, 2018

When you talk of Snowdonia, the majority of people will think of the immediate area around the mountain after which the National Park is named. The area to the South of Dolgellau is perhaps less well known, but is equally beautiful, with much to discover. 

A recent tour...

March 13, 2017

Crossing the Cambrian Mountains.

Recently I (Cambrian Safaris) was asked to suggest some examples of 'hidden gems' along the boundary of Powys / Ceredigion in the Cambrian Mountains. This was my answer.

Living to the west of the Cambrian Mountains, I often have to persua...

February 25, 2017

A few days ago I met a family of 6 at the Mid Wales Tourism offices in Machynlleth for an exploration of the Cambrian Mountains. With 4 children aged between 5 and 14, I knew I would have my work cut out to keep them entertained.  

As we set off,  I asked the children;...

January 28, 2017

Here's a little bit about a tour of the legendary countryside just inland of Aberystwyth, on the last Saturday in January.

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