Chatelherault Country Park is a country park in Hamilton, South Lanarkshire, Scotland. The name comes from the French town of Châtellerault, which the nearby town of Hamilton is twinned with.
Walking & Hiking
Photos and routes from my walking and hiking adventures in Bristol, Somerset and Wiltshire in the UK.
It has been a while since I've been out for a walk, but now I'm self-employed I've got more time to do the things I like, such as walking in the country. Rob and I head off to a frozen Crook Peak, and this time there is a new member of the duo...
Tackling Pen y Fan in preparation for climbing Ben Nevis later in the year, we headed over to South Wales and the Brecon Beacons to do a circular walk covering three peaks and Pen y Fan, the highest peak in South Wales.
On Saturday 20th March 2010, my brother-in-law and I set off from Pen-y-pass along the PYG track all the way to the summit of Snowdon. After climbing on, over and through rocks, mud, scree, shale, snow and ice we eventually made it to the top.
This is our final training session before we tackle Snowdon. We have once again chosen Cheddar Gorge as climbing up the steep hills of the gorge is the best local practice we can get. If Snowdon is like this then we should be OK.
Our preparations for our epic Snowdon trek are going well, however, the enormity of what we are just about to do is beginning to sink in now. It's less than two weeks away and Snowdon is starting to look very big...