A Sweet Escape: Where to Pick Your Own Fruit Near Cardiff

Apart from a spot of city park foraging, a visit to a pick-your-own (PYO) fruit farm is one of my favourite ways to spend time outside, get closer to nature, and bring home a bounty of seasonal produce to enjoy. It’s a properly wholesome experience – a chance to slow down and grab a break from the hustle and bustle of city life.

Here are some of the best places to PYO fruit near Cardiff.

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Five of Wales’ Best Bluebell Woods

The sight of bluebells carpeting a woodland floor is one of my favourite things about spring – but Coed Cadw (the Woodland Trust in Wales), has warned that it may become increasingly rare, thanks to the impact of human activity.

Visitors to Wales’ woodlands can play an active part in protecting these precious flowers for future generations, by following a few simple guidelines. 

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The Best Welsh Woodland Walks for Boxing Day and Beyond

With the cost-of-living crisis biting hard, Coed Cadw, the Woodland Trust in Wales, has come up with a guide to its best woodlands for festive – and completely free – winter woodland walks for all the family to enjoy.

Coed Cadw has over 100 sites in Wales, a total area of 2,897 hectares (7,155 acres) which are all free to visit and open every day; plenty of choice to keep you busy during that weird time between xmas and new year.

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Where to Forage for Wild Garlic in Cardiff

Looking for wild garlic is one of the safest and most accessible ways to start for novice foragers. It’s easy to find, easy to identify, and tastes flippin’ epic.

Keen to have a go at foraging for wild garlic in Cardiff? These are my favourite places to find it.

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