Plas Cadnant (1)

Plas Cadnant is a new addition to the pleasures of Anglesey.   Last year we came in the rain.   This year, it is spectacularly lush and well cared for, including prize-winning vegetables planted by Medwyn’s, making full use of the old walls and dell.

You approach up a long drive with moss-covered banks which open up to fields:-

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The Menai Straits

It was high tide down on the Straits as I picked my way along Llandwyn Beach amongst the pebbles, foam and beached plastic bottles and crossed over the sand dunes of Newborough Warren.   There’s now a wind farm beyond Caernarvon and more redundant signs on the road down to the beach:-

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My morning walk

When I’m in Anglesey, I like to go for an early morning walk to buy the newspaper.   It gives me a chance to see the sun on the fields:-

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To walk down to the estuary of the Afon Braint:-

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Anglesey Coastal Path

I took the day off yesterday to walk the southern stretch of the Anglesey Coastal Path, a stretch from Moel-y-don, down by the Straits of Anglesey, heading westwards, partly along the sea shore, otherwise across fields to the south of the Regency houses which took advantage of the views across to Snowdon.   It was a transcendent green:-

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