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A Dog Walk Along the Ceredigion Coast Path from Penbryn to Llangrannog

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A Dog Walk Along the Ceredigion Coast Path from Penbryn to Llangrannon

Hoover and I enjoyed a dog walk along the Ceredigion Coast Path from Penbryn to Llangrannog and back in March.  To pick up the coast path at Penbryn you don’t need to go right down to the beach, because the entrance to the path is by the National Trust car park (map) and cafe at Llanborth Farm, Sarnau, near …

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A Visit to Llangrannog Beach for a post-supper leg-stretch

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Hooves and I made a visit to Llangrannog Beach for a post-supper leg-stretch one day in late March (map), and found a pretty village, with a stunning beach. (street view)  Possibly the best description of the village comes from ‘The Story of Llangrannog’* by Mervyn Davies, who says: ‘The seaside village of Llangrannog lies on the coast of Ceredigion, in a …

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Being Dwarfed by The Angel of the North in Gateshead

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Hoover and I have enjoyed being dwarfed by The Angel of the North in Gateshead

Hoover and I have enjoyed being dwarfed by The Angel of the North in Gateshead a handful of times whilst on our travels to the Northeast, and I don’t think we’ll ever tire of seeing it.  Designed by Anthony Gormley, construction begin in 1994 and was completed in 1998.  Constructed using corten steel, the sculpture stands 20 metres tall, …

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A Visit to see The Kelpies in Falkirk, Grangemouth

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It was during our holiday to Loch Lomond that Hooves and I made a visit to see The Kelpies in Falkirk, Grangemouth.  I was about to say that if your ever find yourself in the Falkirk area then it is worth visiting The Kelpies, but actually in my opinion they are so spectacular that I think it’s worth …

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A Delicious Lunch at The Bailiwick in Englefield Green

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Just before Christmas, on a damp Monday, a friend and I met up with our pooches for a dog walk and a pub lunch together before the madness of Christmas took hold of our lives. After a great walk around Virginia Water Lake we had a delicious lunch at The Bailiwick in Englefield Green – a very dog friendly …

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