So, until we get clear and sensible advice and until cafes and bars are ordered closed we’ll be delivering guided walks in the Great Outdoors every Saturday and Sunday and sometimes during the week too 🙂
Following a day on the hill walking the 2000 footers of Fforest Fawr and being battered by a storm with winds of up to 50mph we were happy to be in sunshine and in the valleys of the waterfalls area of the Brecon Beacons National Park.
It followed what feels like months of torrential rain and very high winds and was the day prior to the peak of the bad weather, Storm Dennis, on the very next day. And so it was with some trepidation that Andy met a hardy group of walkers at Blaen Llia Car Park, newly refurbished for logging and open for walkers.
Meeting by Ogmore Castle was a mistake – the river, due to a good deal of rain the previous week, was high and the stepping stones were not available and so the group made there way by car to Candleston Car Park and so to begin the walk from there.
A few years back I moved to Penarth, to live outside of Cardiff city centre, near to the international pool where I have a membership for use of the pool, yoga classes and health suit and also to have better security for my vehicles, Cardiff having become like living in ‘The Purge’. I took up longboarding around the bay, from the pool into town and going for the occasional run.
Getting towards the end of the year and the last but one waterfalls walk and one surprisingly not well attended, not sure why, maybe everyone was out last minute shopping, but hey, that meant we had the waterfalls to ourselves 🙂
This is a fine spot for a wander close to the muddy banks of the estuary and through acres of reed beds.
Andy picked up a couple of university students after his Saturday morning yoga session at Cardiff International Pool with the amazing Yoga With Tori and headed off to the Brecon Beacons for a Four Waterfall Walk.