Blazing paddles: the high art of packrafting – in Snowdonia

With an inflatable raft on your back, adventure beckons on a journey amid Welsh hills and across ‘any body of water’

Off-peak: climbing Snowdonia’s smaller, quieter summits

The problem with climbing famous mountains like Snowdon is sharing them with thousands of others. So our writer finds a smaller Welsh peak that still makes her feel on top of the world.

Julian Worker has written a number of travel books including

Travels through History : France

Travels through History – The Balkans: Journeys in the former Yugoslavia

Travels through History – Northern Ireland and Scotland