Month: September 2020

Snowdonia’s ghosts, ghouls and scary places

Long before Halloween became a time when things went bump in the night, the Celts of Wales celebrated the end of summer and the beginning of winter with the ancient festival of Samhain (pronounced ‘sow inn’). As the days drew shorter and the nights darker and colder, it marked a time when the boundaries between the… Read more »

Snowdonia wild swimming: everything you need to know

We all know that feeling when we jump into cold water. It takes your breath away, stings your skin like sharp needles, and for a moment you can’t imagine anything more uncomfortable. Yet as quickly as the sensation hits you, it passes. A warm numbness settles over your body, then when you leave the water and… Read more »