Hurst Dene Hotel
Travel Blogs from Swansea
... scenery, especially in and around Pentyrch. We spent much time looking for and not finding a particular site on Mountain Road and Garth Mountain. We may try again later in the week
We spent 8 hours driving around and in the end had put on about 50 miles on the car. That means we sat and stared at maps an awful lot!
The weather was great, sunny and warm and some of Rhe's chocolate melted in the car.
Having fun and missing Maple.
... cliff! Decide to take the much straighter route walking along the secondary highway (more like a main street through the connecting villages) to Mumbles. Oh. My. God. Directly. Uphill. Aah, the top, ask a few people as we go for the correct route. 45 minutes later – at the White Rose having a celebratory pint. We are DONE!!!
Toddle back to guest house (BnB), shower, do laundry, notice superaching calves. Stretch again!!
... we were constantly being warned against. I have a weakness for danger signs and there are certainly enough to entertain me along this path. Anyway, we met up with a family who finally had decent walking footwear on (no flipflops!) who told us that we were only about an hour and a half to our final destination at Oxwich. According to them, close!
As we got closer, we entered a wood that made us feel as if we had entered into the Hobbit novel. There ...
... But it just looked like a big phone – it wasn’t in a booth or anything, so I side with Donnie on this one. The lady at our BnB couldn’t understand what Donnie was saying, so she finally said, “We’ll just come and look for you.” And they did find us.
The BnB is very gorgeous. There is no WiFi, so I’m typing this up to copy to my blog while looking out at their beautiful backyard and beyond that, the ...
... plastic wine glasses.
When our knees stopped throbbing somewhat walked to the Cliff top Tram stop and admired, & gulped at the sight of steep climb down to the sea and Lynmouth Bay. We didn't hop on as seems churlish to not take frighteningly steep paths through woods, just said we'd take it on the way back.
Lynmouth Bay village is like a vision, the mammouth cliffs,covered in verdant forests seem to overwhelm the tiny town and its beach, bay and harbour. At one ...