Month: August 2018

Snap happy: the best photo ops in Snowdonia

Before the invention of the modern camera, Snowdonia was a magnet for artists whose works now adorn the walls of art galleries all over the world. Turner, who was a regular visitor, relished the drama of the stormy, changeable Welsh weather and the unique light effects this produced. Fast forward to today, and it’s no… Read more »

Open access land – what you can and can’t do

A fifth of Wales is designated as open access land. When you look at modern Ordnance Survey maps you’ll see areas that are shaded yellow with an orange border. They include large swathes of moor and heathlands, such as the Denbigh Moors and the Migneint, the mountains of Snowdonia, and forests managed by Natural Resources… Read more »