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26th November 2020

Rainbow over the Great Orme, Llandudno, North Wales Rain storm over the North Wales coast from Llandudno Cirrus clouds over Prestatyn Beach, North Wales coast

Three views from the North wales coast, taken under very different weather conditions.

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25th November 2020

Stormy weather over the Denbigh Moors, North Wales Rain storm over the Denbigh Moors, North Wales

Stormy November weather over the Denbigh Moors in North Wales.

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24th November 2020

Jubliee Tower and Offa's Dyke, Moel Famau, North Wales Jubliee Tower and Offa's Dyke, Moel Famau, North Wales Jubliee Tower and Offa's Dyke, Moel Famau, North Wales Jubliee Tower and Offa's Dyke, Moel Famau, North Wales

Following on from last Saturday's images from the summit of Moel Famau in the Clwydian Range Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, I couldn't resist taking a few more on the hike back down Offa's Dyke to my parked car.

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21st November 2020

Dawn over fog shrouded hills, Clwydian Range, North Wales Sunrise over fog shrouded hills, Clwydian Range, North Wales

A beautiful early autumn morning on the summit of Moel Famau in the Clwydian Range Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, North Wales.

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20th November 2020

Flint castle at sunset on the North Wales coast

The medieval remains of Flint castle on the North Wales coast, caught in the warm light of the setting sun.

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18th November 2020

Double rainbow over the river Dee estuary on the North Wales coast

A vivid double rainbow of the Dee estuary on the North Wales coast, as captured from Greenfield Dock.

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17th November 2020

Waterfall over weir at Greenfield, North Wales Basingwerk Abbey, Greenfield, North Wales

A couple more views o the lovely and varied attractions of the Greenfield Heritage Park in North Wales.

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16th November 2020

Old corrogated iron door with peeling paint Old corrogated iron door with peeling paint

A trip to the Greenfield Heritage Park near my home in North Wales yielded some unexpected results!

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13th November 2020

Ewloe Castle ruins, North Wales

The local coronavirus lockdown in Wales during October 2020 was a blessing in disguise, as my wife Liz and I found some lovely locations to visit and photograph close to home.

Such as the ruins of Ewloe Castle pictured here.

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12th November 2020

Time lapse of storm clouds over the North Wales coast

With travel restriction now eased in Wales, my wife Liz and I celebrated by visiting a few of our favourite haunts, ending up on the west shore at Llandudno on the North Wales coast.

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11th November 2020

Time lapse of sunrise over a fogbank from Moel Famau, North Wales

An early alarm call followed by a vigorous climb in the pre-dawn twilight got me to the summit of my local hill, Moel Famau in the Clwydian Range Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty in North Wales, in time to catch the sunrise over a low lying fogbank out towards the east.

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10th November 2020

Time lapse of sunset clouds over Flint castle, North Wales

Another time lapse video of interesting weather over the North Wales coast, this time featuring the magnificent ruins of Flint castle at sunset.

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6th November 2020

Time lapse of rainbow over the Dee estuary, North Wales

This magnificent rainbow burst briefly into life over the river Dee estuary on the North Wales coast at Greenfield Dock.

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5th November 2020

Time lapse of clouds over Basingwerk Abbey, Greenfield, North Wales

One thing North Wales has in abundance is ancient ruins.

Such as Basingwerk Abeey, featured here in this time lapse video with autumn clouds scudding by overhead.

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4th November 2020

Trees in Autumn, Loggerheads Country Park, North Wales Trees in Autumn, Loggerheads Country Park, North Wales Trees in Autumn, Loggerheads Country Park, North Wales Trees in Autumn, Loggerheads Country Park, North Wales Trees in Autumn, Loggerheads Country Park, North Wales Trees in Autumn, Loggerheads Country Park, North Wales

The beautiful beech woods at Loggerheads Country Park, North Wales, in all their autumnal splendour.

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2nd November 2020

Autumn woodland with motion blur, Wepre Park, North Wales Autumn woodland with motion blur, Wepre Park, North Wales Autumn woodland with motion blur, Wepre Park, North Wales Autumn leaves in Wepre Park with motion blur, North Wales

Something a bit different with these deliberately blurred autumnal scenes.

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1st November 2020

Trees in autumn near Cilcain, North Wales Trees in autumn near Cilcain, North Wales Tree in autumn near Cilcain, North Wales Tree in autumn near Cilcain, North Wales

Trees changing into their autumnal colours near Cilcain in the Clwydian Range Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB), North Wales.

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30th October 2020

Video of small stream and waterfall in Wepre Park woodland. North Wales Video of woods in Autumn, Loggerheads, North Wales

Autumn woodlands in North Wales at Loggerheads Country Park and Wepre Park.

Local beauty to enjoy during the Wales coronavirus lockdown.

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29th October 2020

Time lapse of dramatic sunset over the Vale of Clwyd, North Wales

A dramatic sunset through clouds over the Vale of Clwyd, North Wales, as filmed from the slopes of Moel Famau in the Clwydian Range Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB).

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28th October 2020

Tranquil pool in autumn at Caerwys, North Wales Tranquil pool in autumn at Caerwys, North Wales Farm and fields in the Clwydian Range, North Wales Farm and fields in the Clwydian Range, North Wales

The final few images featuring the beautiful scenery along the Offa's Dyke path and at Caerwys in North Wales.

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27th October 2020

Paraglider over the Clwydian Range, North Wales Paraglider over the Clwydian Range, North Wales Paraglider over the Clwydian Range, North Wales Paraglider over the Clwydian Range, North Wales Paraglider over the Clwydian Range, North Wales

Towards the end of a long hike along Offa's Dyke in the Clwydian Range Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB) in North Wales, my wife Liz and I took a breather while we watched the arial antics of a passing paraglider.

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26th October 2020

Offa's Dyke path, Clwydian Range, North Wales Offa's Dyke path, Clwydian Range, North Wales Offa's Dyke path, Clwydian Range, North Wales

Offa's Dyke is one of the most travelled paths through the Clwydian Range Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB)in North Wales.

No surprise with views like these!

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25th October 2020

Moel-y-Parc transmitter mast, Clwydian Range, North Wales Moel-y-Parc transmitter mast, Clwydian Range, North Wales Moel-y-Parc transmitter mast, Clwydian Range, North Wales Moel-y-Parc transmitter mast, Clwydian Range, North Wales Moel-y-Parc transmitter mast, Clwydian Range, North Wales

The Moel-y-Parc transmitter aerial is a landmark high in the Clwydian Range visible for miles around in North Wales.

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24th October 2020

View over the Vale of Clwyd from the Clwydian Range, North Wales View over the Vale of Clwyd from the Clwydian Range, North Wales View over the Vale of Clwyd from the Clwydian Range, North Wales View over the Vale of Clwyd from the Clwydian Range, North Wales View over the Vale of Clwyd from the Clwydian Range, North Wales View over Denbigh in the Vale of Clwyd, North Wales

A few more views out over the beautiful Vale of Clwyd today, taken during a hike my wife Liz and I enjoyed along the flanks of Pen-y-Cloddiau in the Clwydian Range Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB), North Wales.

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23rd October 2020

Panoramic view over the Vale of Clwyd from the Clwydian Range, North Wales View over the Vale of Clwyd from the Clwydian Range, North Wales View over the Vale of Clwyd from the Clwydian Range, North Wales View over the Vale of Clwyd from the Clwydian Range, North Wales View over the Vale of Clwyd from the Clwydian Range, North Wales View over the Vale of Clwyd from the Clwydian Range, North Wales

A beautiful day in the autumn of 2020 gave my wife Liz and I the opportunity to enjoy these stunning views out over the Vale of Clywd as we hiked along the flanks of Pen-y-Cloddiau in the Clwydian Range, North Wales.

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21st October 2020

Coed Llangwyfan forest, Clwydian Range, North Wales Coed Llangwyfan forest, Clwydian Range, North Wales Coed Llangwyfan forest, Clwydian Range, North Wales Coed Llangwyfan forest, Clwydian Range, North Wales Ferns in sunlight, Clwydian Range, North Wales Path through Coed Llangwyfan forest, Clwydian Range, North Wales Path through Coed Llangwyfan forest, Clwydian Range, North Wales Path thought Coed Llangwyfan forest, Clwydian Range, North Wales

In early October 2020 my wife Liz and I enjoyed a two day mini-break at the wonderful Herons Lake Retreat near Caerwys, North Wales.

With the weather set fair we took ourselves off on a decent hike from Moel-y-Parc through the beautiful Coed Llangwyfan forest in the Clwydian Range Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB), before returning along Offa's Dyke over the top of Pen-y-Cloddiau.

These are some of the images I captured during our adventure, featuring the other-worldy Coed Llangwyfan in gorgeous autumnal sunlight.

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19th October 2020

Time lapse of clouds over a tree in the Clwydian Range, North Wales

Starkly beautiful, this ancient tree stands sentinel over Offa's Dyke in the Clwydian Range Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB).

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18th October 2020

Time lapse of dusk over the Moel y Parc transmitter, North Wales

A two day mini-break at the wonderful Herons Lake Retreat near Caerwys, North Wales, gave me the chance to film this timelapse video of the huge transmitter mast at Moel-y-Parc.

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16th October 2020

Time lapse of earthshine at dawn on a waning crescent moon

So, my home county of Flintshire in North Wales is now in coronavirus lockdown, with travel outside the county at a standstill.

But it's amazing what you can see from your own front drive!

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14th October 2020

View of Snowdonia near Blaenau Ffestiniog View of Snowdonia near Blaenau Ffestiniog View of Snowdonia near Blaenau Ffestiniog Farm near Blaenau Ffestiniog, Gwynedd, North Wales

A few more images of the beautiful countryside around Ffestiniog and Blaenau Ffestiniog on a lovely late autumn day.

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13th October 2020

Panoramic view at Ffestiniog, Gwynedd, North Wales Panoramic view at Ffestiniog, Gwynedd, North Wales Panoramic view at Ffestiniog, Gwynedd, North Wales

A part of Wales I've never really explored before.

This is the area around Ffestiniog and Blaenau Ffestiniog, photographed under unseasonably sunny weather for the end of September!

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12th October 2020

Time lapse of dramatic sunset over the Vale of Clwyd, North Wales Time lapse of dramatic sunset over the North Wales coast from Deganwy

Two time lapse videos of beautiful North Wales sunsets to enjoy, one at the coast and the other inland.

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10th October 2020

Panoramic view over the Mawddach Estuary on the welsh coast View over the Mawddach estuary from Barmouth on the welsh coast View over the Mawddach estuary from Barmouth on the welsh coast Farm in the hills above Barmouth, Snowdonia, Wales

Views overlooking the landscapes of the Mawddach estuary, photographed in the hills high above Barmouth on the welsh coast.

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9th October 2020

Panoramic view up the Mawddach Estuary from Barmouth railway bridge on the welsh coast Panoramic view up the Mawddach Estuary from Barmouth railway bridge on the welsh coast Panoramic view up the Mawddach Estuary from Barmouth railway bridge on the welsh coast View up the Mawddach estuary from Barmouth on the welsh coast View up the Mawddach estuary from Barmouth on the welsh coast

A selection of views looking up the Mawddach estuary towards the mountains of Snowdonia from the Barmouth railway bridge on the welsh coast.

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8th October 2020

Sunset at Barmouth on the Wales coast Sunset at Barmouth on the Wales coast Sunset at Barmouth on the Wales coast

Three stages of sunset over the Irish Sea, as seen from the welsh coast at Barmouth.

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7th October 2020

Panoramic view of Barmouth harbour on the Wales coast Barmouth railway bridge over the Mawddach estuary on the Wales coast Barmouth railway bridge over the Mawddach estuary on the Wales coast Barmouth railway bridge over the Mawddach estuary on the Wales coast Barmouth railway bridge over the Mawddach estuary on the Wales coast Barmouth railway bridge over the Mawddach estuary on the Wales coast Barmouth railway bridge over the Mawddach estuary on the Wales coast Barmouth railway bridge over the Mawddach estuary on the Wales coast Barmouth railway bridge over the Mawddach estuary on the Wales coast

Some views of Barmouth on the welsh coast, featuring predominantly the famous railway bridge over the Mawddach estuary.

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6th October 2020

Panoramic view of old wooden toll bridge at Penmaenpool, North Wales Panoramic view of old wooden toll bridge at Penmaenpool, North Wales Panoramic view of old wooden toll bridge at Penmaenpool, North Wales Penmaenpool toll bridge, North Wales Penmaenpool toll bridge, North Wales Penmaenpool toll bridge, North Wales

Well here in North Wales we're pretty much locked down now, so I'm really glad my wife Liz and I made the effort to drive down to the Mawddach estuary a couple of weekends ago.

And here are a few images of the lovely Penmaenpool, on the banks of the river Mawddach, to enjoy and to remember how things were when we could move freely.

Hopefully it won't be too long before the restrictions are lifted and we can travel around our beautiful country of Wales once again.

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5th October 2020

Video of Barmouth railway bridge, Wales Video of incoming tide over rippled sand and footprints Video of train crossing the railway bridge at Barmouth, Wales Video of the Mawddach estuary at Barmouth on the welsh coast Video of yacht and toll bridge at Penmaenpool, Wales

Five real time videos shot around Barmouth and the Mawddach estuary during a lovely Saturday in late September 2020.

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2nd October 2020

Time lapse of the wooden toll bridge at Penmaenpool, Wales Time lapse of sunset over the Irish Sea from Barmouth, Wales Time lapse of incoming tide at Barmouth on the Wales coast

Last Saturday was just lovely, so my wife Liz and I headed south to explore the beauties of southern Snowdonia around Barmouth and the Mawddach estuary.

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1st October 2020

Trawsfynydd magnox nuclear power station, Wales Trawsfynydd magnox nuclear power station, Wales Trawsfynydd magnox nuclear power station, Wales Trawsfynydd magnox nuclear power station, Wales Sign for Trawsfynydd Magnox nuclear power station, Wales Trawsfynydd magnox nuclear power station, Wales Forest by Llyn Trawsfynydd, Wales Forest by Llyn Trawsfynydd, Wales Forest by Llyn Trawsfynydd, Wales

A most curious juxtaposition.

The brutalist concrete towers of the Trawsfynydd Magnox nuclear power station set in midst of some of the loveliest landscape and woodland in North Wales.

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