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The stunning and rugged coastline of Wales is well documented in the photography world and no more so than Llanddwyn Island on the coastline of Anglesey – one of the most beautiful spots in Wales that I have had the pleasure of visiting. This wild and wonderful piece of Wales is steeped in history – the name Llanddwyn translates to the The Church of St. Dwynwen, Wales’ patron saint of lovers, who’s… Read More

There are many things that Wales is known for. The Snowdonia National Park, the Brecon Beacons, beautiful coastlines, castles, dragons and sheep to name but a few, but one thing I have discovered and had the chance to witness myself more recently are the impressive number of beautiful waterfalls scattered around the country. The great thing about the five waterfalls that I have chosen below, is that they are fairly accessible to… Read More

If you are looking for that picture perfect scenic lakeside break, where is the first place you think of? How about Lake Garda in Italy? That looks lovely doesn’t it. Or, what about Lake Louise in Western Canada? Perfection. Well, I have been in search of that idyllic lakeside location for a little while now. Tenaya Lake in Yosemite National Park, Lake Tahoe in California, Lake Gosau in Austria and Lago di… Read More

Nestled in the mid-Wales countryside on the outskirts of Welshpool, Powis Castle & Gardens is another fabulous property in the National Trust’s portfolio. Powis Castle was originally built in the thirteenth century by a Welsh Prince named Gruffydd ap Gwenwynwyn (try pronouncing that if your not Welsh). One of the Prince’s descendants sold the castle to Sir Edward Herbert in 1579 where it remained in the family until 1644 when it was captured… Read More