Canal Birthday Ride, 8th Feb 2012

The Brecon to Monmouthshire canal was 200 years old today. We decided to cycle the length of the route on the towpath to celebrate this. The day was cold, clear and did I say Cold.  The canal was frozen over and ducks and Swans were walking around on the thick ice. Having ridden the canal route a few…

Bathtubbing hits Ukrainian TV.

Coverage of the 1st ever 2nd Bathtubbing World Championships hits the Ukrainian Television.  follow the link below to the article on the event. В Британии прошел мировой чемпионат по заплывам в ваннойpodrobnosti.ua A World Bathtubbing Championship takes place in Britain An edited translation Posted on October the 12th, 2011 at 14:35 A World Bathtubbing Championship took…

Wolfs Leap Gorge.

Boys, Boats and Lots of rock pools. What ever your doing a great afternoon can be found exploring the wolfs leap gorge.  Hidden from view from the road and on this old drovers route.  This gorge turns the river on its edge, 3 to 4 ms wide as it goes in, and at its narrowest only the width of…

Carreg Cennen Castle

Carreg Cennen Castle, Sits, No balances precariously  upon the hilltop beside a massive cliff plummeting straight down to the stream below.  This Late 12 century castle sitting astride its hilltop pedestal dominating the landscape for miles around. The Castle is part of Cadw, More information on opening times are available from the Cadw website. The Castle is well worth a visit. The…

Brecon to Newport by Towpath

While walking the Brecon to Monmouthshire canal for our Bathtubbing Food Trail event earlier this year Amanda and I hit upon the idea of cycling from Brecon to Newport the length of the Canal.  We decided that the school holidays would be the best time for this what turned out to be amazing journey. Reputed to be one on…