Cardiff: Roald Dahl

    ROALD DAHL (1916-1990) In the nineteenth century, Cardiff was the world’s greatest coal exporting port, and this created a diaspora around the docks of migrant communities from up to 45 nationalities that served the shipping business. These included Norwegian, Somali, Yemeni, Spanish, Italian, Maltese, Caribbean and Irish people, creating the unique multicultural character of the […]


    Laugharne: Dylan Thomas

     ‘The funny thing is I find myself going back again and again’ KEY DATA Terrain: easy Starting point: Laugharne Castle car park, SA33 4SF Distance: 6.1 kms (3.8 miles) Walking time: 1 hr 50 mins OS Map: 177. The map can be viewed online at  Facilities: shops, pub, toilets DYLAN THOMAS (1914-1953) We tend to think […]


    The Vale of Clwyd & Offa’s Dyke: Gerard Manley Hopkins

     ‘The true Arcadia of wild beauty’ ‘Always to me the Mother of Muses’ KEY DATA Terrain: hilly, several ups and downs Starting point: Tremeirchion, Saint Asaph, LL17 0UN Distance: 9 kms (6.8 miles) Walking time: 3 hrs 35 mins OS Map: OS Explorer 265. The map can also be found online at: Facilities: Salusbury […]