Although the countryside is not exactly flat around Gliffaes a bike ride along the lanes of the Usk Valley can make for an enjoyable couple of hours. Sitting up on a bike means you can see over the hedges and engage with the countryside, wrapped up in your car, windows shut and air conditioning on, [...]
Posts Tagged ‘cycling’
- February 20th, 2010
- Great Days Out
A visit to three Castles; Grosmont, Skenfrith and White Castle. Almost a thousand years ago the border between England and Wales was definitely view by the English as the ‘Wild West’. The Celts were unruly and dangerous and the border lands, known as the Marches, had to be defended against the Welsh. Around 1100 the [...]
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