WANT to live a longer, better life? Do yoga. For those of you unfamiliar with downward dogs and sun salutes, doctors say the most important aspect of physical fitness as our bodies age is good muscle strength and flexibility, and yoga is widely regarded as one of the key ways to maintain and improve this.
Surfing in Snowdonia
Surfing in Snowdonia? Unlikely as it may sound, the worldâ€™s first wave garden opens at Dolgarrog on August 1: a man-made lagoon the size of six football pitches, with 2m-high waves rising and falling from one side to the other. Beginners and experienced surfers are catered for (with prices from Â£19 an hour, including board hire), while non-surfers can try the Crash and Splash â€” an obstacle-filled lagoon. Mix time in/on the water with walks through the gorgeous Conwy Valley, and make sure to find time for lunch at the Groes Inn in nearby Tyn-y-Groes, a gentrified and cosy pub that does great things with local lamb and steaks, and where you can also bed down for the night.[Readm More]