Autumn Is Here

Autumn has finally arrived in my little part of the world. It’s one of my favourite times of the year, only matched by Spring. Autumn for me is when colour really comes into the landscape. Sure Spring has a lot to offer but the beautiful reds, yellows and oranges of Autumn far surpass anything produced... Continue Reading →

There’s A Storm Brewing…

On our way back from the lakes I decided to take Elaine home via Nebo and the Denbigh Moors.  To get there we had to descend from the lakes into the Conwy valley via Llanwrst and then follow the B5113 over the moors. From this view-point (53.114966,-3.73988) we are at a height of 365 metres... Continue Reading →

Historic Churches and Chapels

Over the past few weeks I have been visiting some of the small churches and chapels in the Conwy Valley, North Wales to photograph them. Some of the churches are easy to find, others not so, being located down remote country lanes or on the top of mountains. Claimed to be the oldest church in... Continue Reading →

Llangelynnin Church

Llangelynnin Church (Welsh: Eglwys Llangelynnin) is possibly one of the remotest churches in Wales (53.2458°N 3.8730°W), and is amongst the oldest; that at Llanrhychwyn, further up the valley, is a little older. The church is dedicated to Saint Celynin, who lived in the 6th century and probably established the first religious settlement here. It lies... Continue Reading →

52/ 2012 – Week 16

Bodnant Garden (Welsh: Gardd Bodnant) is a National Trust property near Tal-y-Cafn, in the county borough of Conwy, Wales. Bodnant Garden is situated above the River Conwy and overlooks the Conwy valley towards the Carneddau range of mountains. This important garden occupies an area of 32 hectares (80 acres) surrounding Bodnant House, most of which was first laid out by Henry Davis Pochin, a successful industrial chemist, from 1874 onwards until his... Continue Reading →

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