The Wandering Quinn

Ellie is one of our favourite bloggers here at Travelscoop. We love reading about her latest adventures on her blog The Wandering Quinn. Be sure to check out her YouTube channel too - must view for the aspiring traveller!

The Wandering Quinn

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5th May 2021 by The Wandering Quinn

How to visit St Govan’s Chapel in Pembrokeshire

If this isn’t a hidden place to visit in Pembrokeshire, Wales then I do not know what is! St Govan’s Chapel is in the corner of Pembrokeshire near Bosherston and the Bosherston Lilly Ponds! It is a hidden Chapel in the rockface which used to be a tiny hermits cell! It’s well worth visiting St Govan’s to walk down to the chapel, take in the views from the cove below and walk along St Govan’s Head which is the impressive cliff above....

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20th April 2021 by The Wandering Quinn

How to see Stack Rock Fort in Pembrokeshire from the viewpoint

In the corner of Pembrokeshire in Milford Haven sits a Fort about 1 mile off the coast! Stack Rock Fort is a pretty impressive thing to see and it is viewable via the Pembrokeshire Coastal Path that runs along this beautiful coastline and beyond. I saw Stack Rock Fort on Instagram and was amazed by this abandoned-looking place. Although this doesn’t seem to be a really well known and popular place to visit in Pembrokeshire, I was keen to head to the viewpoint and see what shots I could get of...

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22nd April 2021 by The Wandering Quinn

How To Do Garth Mountain Walk! Easy & Hard Route in 2021!

Garth Mountain, Garth Hill or ‘The Garth’ as it’s also known as is one of the great walks near Cardiff and easy walks near Cardiff to do. Garth Mountain Walk isn’t as hard as it sounds as the mountain is more of a big hill and there is parking access fairly close to the hill so it is suitable for keen hikers and families. To do the Garth Hill walk there are a few routes you can take and they differ in difficultly and length....

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26th March 2021 by The Wandering Quinn

How to visit three cliffs bay

Three Cliffs Bay is one of the many beautiful beaches in Wales and on the Gower Peninsular in particular. However, just like many beaches in Wales, access to Three Cliffs Bay is not simple and you need to know about Three Cliffs Bay parking before getting there, luckily there are a few parking options and ways to access Three Cliffs Bay....

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24th March 2021 by The Wandering Quinn

How to do Caerphilly Mountain walk - An easy walk near Cardiff

The Caerphilly Mountain walk is one of the great walks near Cardiff to do. The town of Caerphilly is just a 15-minute drive from Cardiff City centre out towards the mountains. Once you’re there you feel far away from the city with pretty much rolling countryside surrounding you and a view of Cardiff Bay in the distance....

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26th March 2021 by The Wandering Quinn

How to visit Cardiff Bay Wetlands Reserve: Location, parking & more

Cardiff Bay Wetlands Reserve is a really unique spot in Cardiff City and it’s a beautiful place to visit in Cardiff. It’s only small but Cardiff Wetlands quickly takes you away from the big buildings and the city traffic and gives you beautiful views of the water and lots of chances to learn about nature in Cardiff Bay because of this biodiversity hot-spot!...

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10th March 2021 by The Wandering Quinn

10 best & beautiful campsites near Tenby

Tenby is the hub of Pembrokeshire in Wales and Pembrokeshire is an amazing place to spend your UK Staycation this year, and it will be even better if you stay in one of these campsites near Tenby so you can fully experience the lushness of the Welsh Countryside! Why camping near Tenby a good idea? Because Tenby and the surrounding areas of Pembrokeshire have something to offer everyone, it’s a great family fun and child-friendly holiday destination thanks to the many safe beaches and...

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28th February 2021 by The Wandering Quinn

How to spend 1 day in the Lake District

The Lake District is a huge area in North West England, 900sqm in fact, but can you see enough on a Lake District day trip to make the day out worthwhile? Yes, absolutely! With 1 day in the Lake District you’ll be able to see a lot of the best places to visit in the Lake District and get a good feel for this beautiful part of the UK!...

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24th February 2021 by The Wandering Quinn

How to do Orrest Head Walk from Lake Windermere easily

Doing the Orrest Head Walk from Windermere is one of the best Lake Windermere walks because it doesn’t take too long to walk to and it’s suitable for everyone as it’s not too strenuous. You can walk to Orrest Head from Lake Windermere, Windermere town, or drive and park at the bottom of Orrest head viewpoint and the view from the top is incredible!...

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24th February 2021 by The Wandering Quinn

Dale Head Walk from Honister & Little Town

Walking to Dale Head is one of the many amazing walks in the Lake District. There are a few ways you can do the Dale Head Walk which I’ll go into below, in particular, how to walk to Dale Head from Honister as this walk is challenging but doesn’t take too long and the view from the top is extremely rewarding....

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22nd February 2021 by The Wandering Quinn

16 beautiful staycations in Wales to feel like you're going abroad

Are you replacing your holiday abroad with a staycation in Wales? Whether you are or not, here are the best places to visit in Wales for a Wales Staycation to feel like you are truly on holiday and somewhere new! Wales is a fairly small country but there are so many places to visit in Wales and it is so varied too! North and South Wales are completely different and so is the East, West and Middle!...

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11th February 2021 by The Wandering Quinn

The best time to visit Wales by weather & things to do

When is the best time to visit Wales?? Let me take you through the best time of year to visit Wales, the weather in Wales and things to do in each season to help you work out when to visit...