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REAL ALE WOBBLE | PREVIEW

REAL ALE WOBBLE | PREVIEW

The ‘wobble’ is a routed cycling course for both fun riders and intermediate bikers, with marked checkpoints where participants can trade beer tokens for locally brewed ale. This non-competitive event marks the beginning of the 10-day Mid-Wales Beer Festival, celebrating excellent local real ales, ciders, food and live music. Located in the heart of Mid-Wales, […]

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WORLD BOG SNORKELLING CHAMPIONSHIPS | FEATURE

WORLD BOG SNORKELLING CHAMPIONSHIPS | FEATURE

Once a year, on the banks of the Waen Rhydd bog in rural mid-Wales, an eclectic group of adventurers gather to participate in a unique sporting event. Dressed variously as mermaids, superheroes, toilets and more, these intrepid wild swimmers come together from a range of countries to compete against each other in the muddy depths […]

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WELSH OPEN STONE SKIMMING CHAMPIONSHIPS | SPORTS FEATURE

WELSH OPEN STONE SKIMMING CHAMPIONSHIPS | SPORTS FEATURE

On the Sunday of the May Bank Holiday, Llanwrtyd Wells hosts the Welsh Open Stone Skimming Championships on the lake at the Abernant Lake Hotel, by kind permission of Manor Adventure Ltd. Everyone’s skimmed a stone on water at some point in their lives, so this is an opportunity to see how your skills measure […]

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STONESKIMMING CHAMPIONSHIPS | SPORTS FEATURE

STONESKIMMING CHAMPIONSHIPS | SPORTS FEATURE

Ever fancied trying a new, and more importantly, slightly odd sport? Well this may be for you! Stone skimming is a game we’re likely all familiar with, and for the majority of us, it’s little more than a beach pastime. However it has now been developed into a rather competitive sport with the win being […]