Entries by ValleyFamilyFun

Explore Canada’s Hidden Gems with IHG

Explore Canada’s Hidden Gems with IHG In celebration of Canada’s 150th birthday, InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG) is launching a fun contest to find the top 150 hidden travel gems in our country. IHG sponsored this hotel stay and my participation in this campaign, but all opinions are my own.   Happy 150th birthday Canada! A […]

Can you Smell Like a Shark?

Can you Smell Like a Shark? Today we are going to a beach in North Wales to help collect and count shark eggs as part of a citizen science project. To help us learn a it more about sharks, we did a great activity about how sharks smell. The North Wales Wildlife Trust has great […]

Irishman’s Road Recreation Centre

Irishman’s Road Recreation Centre Tucked in West Hants, towards the Rawdon Hills near Windsor, is a hidden gem of a recreation site full of hiking trails to explore! I first learned about the Irishman’s Road Recreation site through Facebook posts and new I had to check it out with the family! How to Get There […]

Volunteering at Gwaith Powdwr Nature Reserve

Volunteering at Gwaith Powdwr Nature Reserve Before leaving Canada, we connected with the North Wales Wildlife Trust to find out about volunteer activities at the local nature reserves. Every Wednesday, a group of volunteers gather at the Gwaith Powdwr Nature Reserve in Penrhyndeudraeth to work on conservation projects around the nature reserve. Before we started, […]

The Mawddach Trail in Dolgellau Wales

The Mawddach Trail in Dolgellau Wales Today’s adventure took us along a flat trail along the Mawddach estuary and river. In fact, according to the website , the trail goes along the disused railway between Dolgellau and Barmouth in Wales. Like most days so far, it was absolutely “chucking it down” with rain, but it […]