Port Eynon

Port Eynon to Overton Mere

We must be glutens for punishment. With South Wales still being battered by the remnants of Storm Desmond last Sunday we were to be found wandering the coast between Port Eynon and Overton. Wave heights were again bordering on the impressive and it was no surprise to hear the banging Read more…

Kestrel, Gower

Kestrels and Wheatears

When you’ve been crawling around on the floor for several days a decent walk was just what we needed and where better to go than Port Eynon. Now that the summer season is over parking is free (always a bonus) and you can pretty much guarantee that you’ll have the Read more…

Port Eynon Storm Damage

Port Eynon Storm Damage

It’s easy to forget the tidal surge of three weeks ago when you see the sea looking as it was on Sunday, but signs of our changed landscape are never far away. The view above was taken at Port Eynon during one of the days sunnier spells and you’d find Read more…

Masked Crab, Port Eynon

Masked Crabs, Port Eynon

It’s a rare occurrence these days that I leave home without my camera, but when I do you can guarantee that something awesome will appear. Two weeks ago it was a hunting Short Eared Owl along the banks of the Loughor whilst last weekend I was treated to more Masked Read more…

My Life Outside blog

Port Eynon Chough

Monday was the final day of my Christmas holiday and we headed back to Port Eynon to try and get some better photographs of the birds that I had seen there a week ago in atrocious conditions. The clouds were again with us but at least is was dry and Read more…

My Life Outside blog

It Doesn’t Rain It Pours

Both metaphorically and literally as it turns out. Today mainly consisted of very thick fog that knocked visibility down to little more than a few hundred meters, with precipitation ranging from annoying drizzle to driving rain. My plan of a lengthy walk across the backbone of Gower was put on Read more…