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Your complete October Travel Guide

October for me is peak Autumn time. The evenings are cold enough for a light jacket, pumpkin spiced latte adverts are everywhere, and of course you have Halloween. For a lot of destinations peak tourist season is over. Making it a great time to grab a weekend away at a bargain. It doesn’t need to […]

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Cloudy Weather over Ben Nevis in Scotland
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What is the National Three Peaks Challenge?

Tired of being in the house? Want a real challenge? Miss travelling? If you answered yes to all three then you may be interested in the National Three Peaks Challenge. Taking place within a time limit of 25 hours, entrants will have to hike Scotland, England and Wales highest peaks. These include Ben Nevis (1345m) […]

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ZIp world the tower in Brecon Beacons Wales for travel blog
Brecon Beacons Travel Guide Wales

Zip World Tower – the fastest seated zip line

The Arrival As soon as I learned about Zip World I knew I had to visit here. I love adventure activities, and what better way of seeing some amazing views than zipline across them. When I visited South Wales Zip World had just opened their latest location, Zip World Tower. This is based just outside […]

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photography of the four falls by brads backpack
Brecon Beacons Travel Guide Wales

Four Falls Trail (Ystradfellte) The Brecon Beacons Hidden Gem

Hiking the Four Falls Trail Nestled in the heart of Brecon Beacons National Park. This Four Falls Trail is a gentle 8km taking you to some of the most beautiful waterfalls Wales can offer. Whilst less challenging than Pen y Fan, there are still some steep sections you will have to navigate. If you’re open […]

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Pen Y Fan Peak
Brecon Beacons Travel Guide Wales

Pen Y Fan: Hiking the brecons

Pen y Fan (pronounced Pen-er-van) is the highest peak in South Wales. Located in the Brecon Beacons, the peak reaches 886m above sea level and is approximately 6.5km in length. There are a few routes that people tend to take if starting from the Pont ar Daf car park. One route takes you through Corn […]

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Friends hiking for a post on the National Three Peaks Challenge Packing List
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National Three Peaks Challenge Packing List

What is the National Three Peaks Challenge? The National Three Peaks challenge is the attempt to climb the three highest peaks across the United Kingdom. These include Ben Nevis in Scotland, Scaffell Pyke in England and Snowdon in Wales. Three beautiful and at times tough climbs, not made any easier by the pressure of a […]

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