25 November 2013

Great ideas for a grand day out

Ogmore Castle is located near the village of Ogmore-by-Sea, south of the town of Bridgend in Glamorgan, South Wales. It is situated on the south bank of the River Ewenny and the east bank of the River Ogmore. Cowbridge is nearby.

Ogmore Castle, Glamorgan Heritage Coast by Paula J James

Whether the weather is frosty or whether the weather is not – we’ve lined up some great ideas for you to stop and rewind to re-connect with Wales’ past. If you’re after a brisk stroll, some historic hangouts to explore or a walk on the wild side, we’ve got it covered. 

If you’re headed West, why not try some of these ideas to explore Pembrokeshire’s wildlife and prehistoric monuments, with two of our newest guest writers, Archaeologist Mary Baker and Eco Consultant Luke Rowlands.  

Alternatively, Natural Resources Wales’ Coastal Path expert Quentin Grimley has 
mapped some of the best routes for a ramble in Wales.  Explore a wealth of sites including churches, colleges and lighthouses and the mythical Branwen walk in Harlech to the rugged Gower and Glamorgan coastlines in the South. 

We’re shining a spotlight on Wales’ rich history; with some great North Wales sites from Vikings and Romans to Prime Ministers and Promenades and delving in to the sand dunes, fortresses and industrial wonders that make South Wales a superb place for exploring the past. 

Brecon-bound or on a short Cardiff stopover? Take a look at these ideas for a perfect day in Brecon and the must-see sites of Cardiff Bay

Happy exploring!