The Long, Long Mynd Hike

The Long Long Mynd Hike by Simon Whaley
The Long Long Mynd Hike by Simon Whaley

Trek and Mountain magazine:

A challenging UK 24-hour hillwalk doesn’t have to be based in a national park. Simon Whaley discovers one such event, less than 50 miles from Birmingham City Centre.

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Highland Ways

Highland Ways by Simon Whaley
Highland Ways by Simon Whaley

Outdoor Pursuits magazine

Simon Whaley takes a wander along one of Scotland’s popular walking routes and steps back in time to explore how it came into existence.

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Hay Fever

Hay Fever was published in Holiday Cottages magazine
Hay Fever was published in Holiday Cottages magazine

Holiday Cottages magazine

Online book buying is booming, but for many the magic of browsing packed and dusty shelves endures … and nowhere more so than the small Welsh town that’s Britain’s second-hand book capital.

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National Treasures

An opening double-page spread in Country & Border Life magazine
An opening double-page spread in Country & Border Life magazine

Country & Border Life

In the year Wales’ national parks celebrate their 50th birthday, Simon Whaley walks through history and discovers that the idea behind these gems is much older …

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Love on the Rocks

Love on the Rocks was published in Country & Border Life
Love on the Rocks was published in Country & Border Life

Slow Journey County: Anglesey

Slow Journey Destination: Llanddwyn Island, Newborough

Slow Journey Distance Travelled: 3 ½ miles

The love of lore may have been unrequited here in the past, but on Anglesey’s Llanddwyn Island the passion many visitors now have for this ancient land is boundless. We meet one such visitor who was so smitten, he decided to stay …

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History in Black and White

History in Black and White by Simon Whaley
History in Black and White by Simon Whaley

Discover Britain: 

The English county of Herefordshire is home to a string of villages with rows of beautiful black and white cottages. We sent Simon Whaley to enjoy a tour and discover the story of five of the most famous …

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