Tuesday, 1 November 2016

A walk in the Western Beacons

This Autumn has been the best I can remember. The combination of great weather, very little rain, no big frosts (yet), and no big storms (yet)...have all made the trees unusually bright, and allowed them to retain their leaves to give us an amazing show of Autumn colours.

The warm(ish) and clear weather also encouraged me to take a hike in the nearby Western Brecon Beacons. We can see Fan Brycheiniog (2633 feet - just over 800 m) from the orchard. So a short drive to Llanddeusant, then a 4 hour hike up and down this beautiful mountain was a must do.

This part of the Beacons is very quiet compared to the crowds at  Storey Arms/Pen y Fan, but just as spectacular...oh and you can see Mumbles head from the top !!

....our house is somewhere in the distance :)

Llys y Fan Fach lake