Blogs about Rambles & Reflections from Boltholes and Hideaways

Blog: Rambles & Reflections

Airborne tern colony

"The sound of a thousand seabirds."

We caught up with Caroline Bateson from the North Wales Wildlife Trust, who shared one of her favourite Anglesey walks.

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A Family Walk Up Snowdon

We love walking in Snowdonia. You can spend long summer days walking for miles – starting early and ending late. A family walk up Snowdon

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Foxgloves on Anglesey Boltholes and Hideaways

A fresh season on Anglesey and beyond

Here’s our guide to making the most of a brand-new season.

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A song of summer: Why now is the time to write yours

Whether you’re seeking show or slow, summer in North Wales is the season for your stay

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Discovering Lligwy Burial Chamber

We have always wanted to explore the area around Lligwy. The wonderful lanes and footpaths guiding you back in time – and the spectacular views

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Exploring Hafoty

Cadw’s “Open Doors” programme meant exploring Hafoty, a 16th-century timber-framed medieval house on the island of Anglesey, was a must do.

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Four beachfront hideaways to bolt straight to the sea from

Our picks for a relaxing beachfront family holiday in North Wales this summer

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Nature’s kitchen: Fishing & foraging in North Wales

We’re exploring the most delicious and sensory way to experience nature this spring – foraging!

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On the horizon: Short circular strolls on Anglesey

This winter, step into the rhythm of timeless landscapes and coastal charm with our field guide for brisk strolls on the Anglesey Coastal Path.

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Spark adventure with a family tour of North Wales’s natural landmarks

We’re exploring North Wales' showstopper natural landmarks to spark your family's curiosity!

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Emma Marshall Wild Swimming

Taking the plunge: A Q&A with author Emma Marshall

We caught up with author Emma Marshall to find out all about wild swimming in Wales.

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Blog legend of gelert

The Legend of Gelert

In the heart of magnificent walking country, and with views to stop you in your tracks, lies Beddgelert.

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The Retreat, Anglesey: where wellness meets nature

The secret to a soul-soothing escape on Anglesey.

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Dark skies

The wonder of Welsh dark skies

Astronomer Allan Trow BSc, FRAS, guides us across dark skies from bolthole Erw Rhys.

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Why i like anglesey

Why I like Anglesey

Anglesey is special because of the places that you can go to and the things that you can do...

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Why it’s time to dial down stressful calendar dates

The new year’s calendar is still littered with dates to mark and celebrate, despite the festive season being behind us. In this article, we take

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St dwynwyns day

Ynys Llanddwyn – St Dwynwen’s Day

Ynys Llanddwyn is a magical place and the home of Saint Dwynwen, the Welsh patron saint of lovers (in other words, our version of Saint

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Bwthyn Derwen

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