Tag Snowdonia

Countryfile Magazine Awards 2020 Uncovered

The BBC Countryfile Magazine Awards 2020 have been voted on by over 17,000 members of the public in celebration of the very best of the British countryside, from national parks, beaches and gardens to nature reserves and outstanding wildlife success… Continue Reading →

“Snowdonia 360” Launched

March 2020 sees the launch of a new tourist route in the British Isles this time in Wales with the “Snowdonia 360” which applies a similar concept to the North Coast 500 which I completed in Autumn 2016. I also… Continue Reading →

UK National Parks Most Instagrammed in the World

According to a study by Faraway Garden furniture, some of the most Instagram-worthy national parks in the world can be found right here in the UK. The company did so by checking the number of times a park had been hashtagged… Continue Reading →

Celebrating 70 Years of National Parks

With 2019 marking the 70th Anniversary of the National Parks in England and Wales, there has never been a better time to encourage you all to go and explore these beautiful and protected areas of the British landscape just as… Continue Reading →

Britain’s Glorious Movie Set

During my research for photo trips I often come across locations that have been used in movie productions.  Whilst I have never visited a location for that reason I always find it fascinating to look back on these locations which… Continue Reading →

Slating the World – World Heritage Bid for North Wales Slate Quarries

In 2013 I wrote about an area which I had called  “Forgotten Snowdonia” in the middle of the Snowdonia National Park around the town of Blaenau Ffestiniog, a slate quarrying centre.  This was deliberately excluded from the Park when it was set up almost… Continue Reading →

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