Month: February 2018

Puffin Island: monarchs, monks and myths

If you’ve ever visited the North Wales coast and spent balmy days enjoying the views towards Anglesey, you might have spotted a little island floating off its tip. That’s Puffin Island. You can’t set foot in the island without the express permission of the landowner but you can take a boat trip around it. Puffin… Read more »

How to build your own hiking GPS unit for £7

In this brand new monthly blog series, writer and hiker Phil Thomas shares the trade secrets of his passion: the Great Outdoors. He lives in North Wales and spends most of his spare time writing or walking in the hills with his girlfriend and their crazy Patterdale terriers. Phil will be sharing his knowledge of the… Read more »