Castles, Animals And A Church At Merthyr Mawr

Today we visited a castle we had never been to before, a beautiful church we had never been able to enter before and an area which is one of the most beautiful areas of South Wales. Merthyr Mawr, taking in Candleton Castle, Ogmore Castle, a beautiful church in a very exclusive village and so muchContinue reading “Castles, Animals And A Church At Merthyr Mawr”

A Trip Around Neath Fair Market Stalls

Like clockwork, the fair arrives at Neath town centre every September on the second Tuesday of the month. It has been a spectacle since its first introduction in 1280 and lasts until the Saturday, giving us five days of market stalls and fairground rides. The sites, the smell and the people make this a specialContinue reading “A Trip Around Neath Fair Market Stalls”

Photography At Brecon (The People, The Cathedral And More)

Brecon, in the middle of the Brecon Beacons in South Wales is a historical garrison town. Home to the infamous South Wales Borderers, 24th Foot Regiment that took part at Rorkes Drift in 1879 (which was made famous by the film “Zulu”). It’s a beautiful town, with a cathedral, canal, ancient and modern buildings andContinue reading “Photography At Brecon (The People, The Cathedral And More)”

Weobley Castle Photography Shoot

Although I’ve passed this castle many times, it was one which I had never stopped at or visited. So today, along with my photography group I visited Weobley Castle in the Gower, Swansea. Weather was perfect, I had some ideas and got a few results! Weobly Castle is a 14th centaury fortified manor house, andContinue reading “Weobley Castle Photography Shoot”

Dinefwr Castle – A historical castle – A great day out

“Perched in a commanding hilltop position above the Tywi Valley, Dinefwr Castle occupies a similarly significant position in Welsh history. In the 12th century, the fortress was in the possession of The Lord Rhys, ruler of the ancient south Wales kingdom of Deheubarth. His reign saw a rare period of peace and stability that ledContinue reading “Dinefwr Castle – A historical castle – A great day out”