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Weatherman Walking: Rivers, Ridges and the Far North Coast

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Tonight at 7.30pm on BBC One Wales.

In episode one, you'll get to see the two lovely walks we did back in the summer of 2012 when we visited Rhayader in Radnorshire and Cemaes Bay on the north coast of Anglesey.

The walks from each episode can be printed off and taken with you, should you wish to follow in our footsteps!

Cemaes was an 8.5 mile circular walk along the rugged north coast of Anglesey with plenty of amazing sea views, ancient geology and local history such as the Charles Henry Ashley lifeboat and Llanbadrig Church with its unusual Islamic tiles.

Legend has it that a shipwrecked Saint Patrick swam ashore and later built the church.

Following the Anglesey Coast Path you'll eventually arrive at the disused brickworks of Porth Wen where the remarkable bee-hive kilns and harbour can still be seen.

The sought after, heat resistant silica bricks were once made here and exported all over the world, right up until the outbreak of World War One.

In complete contrast, the nine mile Rhayader circular walk took us inland through some of the most de-populated parts of Britain with stunning patchwork fields and views over the Wye Valley.

Patchwork fields down in the valley below.

Along the way we visited the Gilfach Nature Reserve where you'll also find a stunning Welsh longhouse dating from the 15th century situated at the HQ of the Radnorshire Wildlife Trust.

Take a look at some of the photos snapped on location during these walks.

And don't forget - you can always watch the series again on BBC iPlayer.

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