Woke up to grey cloud & rain so we set of for the wet weather plan of Pemberton’s Chocolate Farm! Nom! Sadly when we got there only the shop was open as the rest was closed for refurbishment (dammit!) but Mark rallied magnificently & bought plenty of chcolate to make up for it. So we then headed over to Llys-y-Frân reservoir for a disappointingly soggy stroll round. The Dam was an impressive sight but the walk became rather monotonous up & down through patchy woodland with limited views, especially when the heavens opened & we got drenched! Annoyingly when we got back the cafe was shut so we headed back towards the cottage for tea & cake.
On route as the sun returned so we stopped to poke around Pentre Ifan burial chamber which was very impressive. Then we returned to the cottage for a cup of tea before heading down to the Salutation Inn for supper of steak / veg suet pudding and chips.Very tasty but rather filling! Plus we got free bottle of wine (deal with thecottage we were staring in) which they let us take home as we were driving! Got home, spent a while coaxing
I'm just an ecologist,, SFF fan and rainbow loving gal who wishes she had more time & money for travelling!
Born & bred in the UK I grew up with summer holidays to remote corners of this isle and my memories of these trips involve scrambling up mountains in the rain! Great times! I am fascinated by the natural world around us, by all the amazing creatures that share it with us & the ways they & their habitats fit together.
Having finished my PhD in Ecology in 2010 I set off to see Australia & New Zealand for several months to escape! This blog began then, I've missed several UK based h... full info