Van Travels

Going To Fedw Fawr

Fedw Fawr is a tiny car park  and a beach owned, like most of Angelsey, by the National Trust. It was the first place we stayed and 'wild camped after we bought Sprinter Van in 2014. There is only room for one or two vans or a few cars. The views to the right are...

Haworth – Bronte Country

On our way back from the North Yorkshire Moors we decided to make a short stop over to visit the Bronte Museum - but we were too late. We were, however treated to a candle light carol service which lead along the village main street to the church. This is the shop...

Mam Tor and Drive to Ladybower Reservoir

Breakfast at Mam Tor. The wind was blowing fresh, we needed a large bowl of tasty porridge to warm our cockles. Bring out the oats, fruits, nuts, chocolate and rice milk. A bowl of this will give enough energy to last you hours! Park up at the Blue John Cavern and...

Breakfast at Coniston

So hungry I could eat my arms, but then I thought I needs my arms to put food in my mouth! The clouds hovered over Coniston this morning like a blanket warming your bed. Hello. Last time I was here, the water was upto the banks Such a moody day Food is served Late...

Buttermere – The Lake District

A walk around Buttermere. Wow, this lake is full of surprises. The path around the lake takes about 2 hours to walk. Along the way round, Buttermere will give you views of open hills, pine forests dark broad leaf trees, mushrooms to a damp and dark tunnel. [wpgmza...

A Walk Around Tarn Hows

After coming down from our camp up The Old Man of Coniston we decided to take a walk around Tarn Hows. An easy to walk path loops the tarn so you can spend more time looking at whats around you instead of keeping yourself from falling of a cliff! What awaited in Tarn...

Sunset over lake coniston

After a quick dash from Tarn Hows to Lake Coniston we saw the last few moments of the days sunlight fade behind the mountain. October 2016 [wpgmza...

A Weekend in the Lakes

On this trip to the Lake District we decided to stay around one of our favourite areas, Grizedale, Coniston and Tarn Hows. Wee arrived quite late on Friday Evening so we tried checking in to a campsite by Consiton, but they tried charging us a daft amount of money for...

Awesome ArcTanGent Festival 2016

August 18th -20th 2016 was the date of the awesome ArcTanGent Music Festival in Fernhill Farm in the Medip Hills. We stopped at Greenhills Campsite on the way. It was a pleasant site with two showers and glamping tents for hire. The farm sold what it called FREE Range...

A Drive From Nefyn to Squeaky Sands – Wales

On our drive down to Bardsey Island we chose to see a few coves along the way. One of our favourite beaches has to be squeaky sands or otherwise known as Whistling Sands. We took a few pictures: The way  Porth Colmon a fishing port still in use today  This has to be...

Bardsey Island

Bardsey Island sits about 2 miles from the Llŷn Peninsula, legend has it that 20,000 saints hang out here! Not sure if this is true but does make for a great legend plus it sounds good in the tourist information boards. You can find Bardsey Island here We saw this...

Hells Mouth – Wales

Hells Mouth sits near the tip of the Llyn Peninsula just west of Abersoc in Wales. A popular beach for surfers with very good waves on a stormy day. The beach stretches for about 4 miles and varies from golden sand, stone to blobs of clay. On a winters day you can...