River Diaries

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River Lugg - Sweet Waters

Erica parked at the trail head where we set off at a leisurely pace to find the source of the River Lugg 4 miles away at Pool Hill, walking the old tracks overlooking the Radnorshire landscape along the way. Read More

Lugg In The Forest

Frome The Hidden Valley

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The Frome - Obscure

Where to start with the River Frome? Do we make an inventory of events, a list of happenings so to speak, such as place names, times, landscape, geology and so on. Surely it would be metronomic and far too familiar! Read More

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River Arrow - Lamb Rescue

Join us as we discover the River Arrow meandering through surprising country filled with rugged hills, enchanting gardens, old ruins and folk who make the land what it is.
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Kington On The Arrow

Honddu In The Bluff

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River Honddu - Massif

The Honddu is by no means a large river but is situated within some very large landscape. Winding through the Welsh Black Mountains we explore some of the Wye's amazing mountain waters. Read More

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Monnow - Morning Bliss

The Monnow certainly was moving. A mix of waterscapes and landscapes, wild life of the Avian kind, foxes, valleys, castles, recording studios and famous songs and a grand old town. Read More

Monnow Moving to Monmouth

River Ennig Black Mountains

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Ennig - Brecon Beacons

By most standards the River Ennig is a short river that due to its location flows for 6 or so miles off mountain slopes in the Brecon Beacons National Park Black Mountains .... Read More

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Llynfi - Brecon Beacons

Were on Standard Street (Crickhowell) in the Brecon Beacons National Park linking up with Chris Lone-Wolf an outdoors enthusiast from South Wales.... Read More....

River Llynfi Beacons

River Edw Rugged Source

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Edw - Mid Wales

When scanning the landscape from the very top of Llandegley Rocks you get a sense of big country through a virtual 360 degree view.... Read More

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Angiddy - Monmouthshire

Stood in the old tidal dock of Abbey Mill Tintern I am first struck by the location surrounded as it is by mixed woodland at the confluence of the Angiddy River..... Read More

River Angiddy Historic Brew

Dulas Brook Wild hay Waters

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Dulas - Hay Bluff

Who knows where a simple telephone call will lead? We can have our ideas but in truth we don’t know how things are going to unfold. And so it was with this particular hike up to the Hay Bluff (677 Meters).... Read More

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Irfon - Wild Cambrian

It starts like any other bus ride out of Hereford, stood waiting with common folk in the county depot for the 9.10 bus from Hereford to Kington arriving in the blink of an eye at 9.45 to be followed.... Read More

Irfon The Wild Cambrian Way

Trothy Amid The Holy Mountain

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Trothy - Monmouthshire

I didn’t see Paul all night apart from a glimpse of him on the far side of the dance floor having a right old time next to the sound system. We had come the night before the Trothy to the Booth Hall in Hereford....Read More

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Humber - Herefordshire

My twin brother Paul had arranged this hike before he sadly died on the 18th November 2016. Then he turned to me and asked me to join him but for personal reasons, which I never revealed I declined....Read More

Humber Brook Cascading Water

River Dore Sunrise Cele-bration

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Dore - Herefordshire

We pulled up at a gate in the car, parked and walked across to the little cottage at the base of Merbach Hills South Easterly slope....Read More

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Elan - Wild Cambrian

After a taxi ride from Rhayader to the campsite I was immersed in the Cambrian Mountains once more. The last time I was here was
back....Read More

River Elan Bogs and Bothies

River Bachawy Radnor

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Bachawey Radnorshire

My friend Keith and I had stopped off at the New Inn Brilley a Wye Valley camp site alternative in nature as it was festooned in Tibetan peace flags....Read More

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Ithon Radnorshire

My friend Keith and I had stopped off at the New Inn Brilley a Wye Valley camp site alternative in nature as it was festooned in Tibetan peace flags....Read More

River Ithon Radnor

Tarennig & Bidno

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Tarennig & Bidno

I arrived at Pont Rhygaled near to the confluence of the Tarennig and Wye having travelled on the bus from Llandrindod Wells with two friendly district Hustlers....Read More

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