Venture out to these brilliant stargazing spots in Britain for a stunning natural light show. It’s a proven fact, everyone benefits from time spent in nature. Whether it’s climbing a lonely mountain, walking wild coastal paths or even hugging a tree, taking time out to reconnect with the great outdoors gives a boost of mental wellness. Continue Reading…
The British Pilgrimage Trust guides us through what makes a modern pilgrimage and how you can do one yourself. Take off into Britain’s landscapes on foot to reconnect with nature’s glorious sights… Continue Reading…
While many are thinking about the upcoming festivities, we feel Christmas has come early with the launch of our brand new British Hotels Guide. In bookshops now, Sawday’s Special Places to Stay: British Hotels & Inns Continue Reading…
Explore medieval hilltop villages, hone your French in bustling food markets, cram your bags with smelly cheeses, peppery salami, crusty bread and local wine. Over 20 years ago, Alastair Sawday was spending his time doing exactly that. Continue Reading…
‘Tis the season to batten down the hatches, don some woolly socks, and snuggle up with your favourite kinfolk, hot chocolate or robust red optional. The Danes call it hygge, we like cosy, but whatever you call that fuzzy winter feeling, we’re all agreed a roaring fire is essential. Continue Reading…
There’s nothing better than getting in from a day of adventures on crisp white snow to find the warmth and generosity of an independent chalet host, a roaring fire and dinner made with love and local produce. Continue Reading…
A day hang gliding or horse riding, before a sleepy evening of stargazing is just one way to experience Wild Wales.
1. Feeling adventurous? Climb to the top of the tallest waterfall in the UK – Pistyll Rhaeadr Waterfall
2. Look up and spot birds of prey at Lake Vyrnwy moorlands, Monmouthshire.
3. Marvel at the stars in the Brecon Beacons – an international dark sky reserve.
4. Cast a line and go wild trout fishing for tea in the Cambrian mountains.
5. With sandy beaches and soaring waves to rival some of the sunniest climes, head out to surf at Llangennith in the Gower Peninsula. It’s one of the most popular Welsh surf spots for a reason.
6. Get your adrenaline racing and go coasteering in Pembrokeshire – an exhilarating
mix of rock climbing and water sports.
7. Try mountain biking at one of the most renowned locations Coed Llandegla Forest with trails for all ages and
8. Hike the Welsh coastal path, the longest in Europe!
9. Soar through the skies with hang gliding and paragliding in Snowdonia.
10. See bottle-nosed dolphins all year round at Cardigan Bay, home to Britain’s largest resident dolphin population
Find the perfect base for your wild Welsh adventure in our Wild Wales collection.