The rise of the sweaty pound and the best places to spend it
Ironmen, ultrarunners, mountain bikers and plain old marathoners: increasing numbers of us are planning our holidays around what some might consider bloody hard work.
Top 5 | Things To Do With Children Of All Ages In Snowdonia
One of the challenges of planning a trip with children that range in age is finding things that keep everyone happy and interested. With this in mind, here are my Top 5 | Things To Do With Children Of All Ages In Snowdonia: WALKING Climbing Snowdon or Cadr Idris are my personal favorites, the sense of achievement is second to none and the views are incredible. If you have much smaller ones in tow, the walks around Swallow Falls and upto Fairy Glen in Betws-Y-Coed are fantastic. ADVENTURE The Fforest Coaster is the most recent attraction under the Zip World umbrella that has recently opened to great response. Zip World has lots on offer, covering all ages; they really do provide something unique. ELECTRIC MOUNTAIN From an educational point of view, Electric Mountain is one of a kind. It is a hydroelectric power plant built inside a mountain; the tours of its history and how it…
TRAIL RUNNING AT COED Y BRENIN
Coed Y Brenin is known for its mountain bike trails, but the running trails are equally as great and a bit of a hidden gem….. if you’re into trail running, this is simply a must and if you have not tried it, then trail running at Coed Y Brenin is the perfect place to give it a go. There is no charge to partake in what there is on offer at Coed Y Brenin unless you don’t have your own equipment in which case you can rent or buy from the running (or bike) shop when you get there. On arrival, head down to the running shop where you can get a map of the trails and the staff there are really helpful explaining where the trails are and how to cut short if you get injured etc. There are 5 trails which range from 3 miles upto a full marathon. Finding the trails is easy and…