Featured in this issue of Welsh Country Magazine:
6 WELSH CONNECTIONS – Stephen Roberts heads to Llandudno, intent on scaling its majestic headland, the Great Orme.
9 FISHING – Tony Rees gives his view on this year’s Anglo-Welsh Ladies Carp Competition 2017.
Out & About
11 STORIES IN STONE – Geoff Brookes tells the sorry tale of The Cowbridge Murder of 1885.
14 WALKING WALES – Tom Hutton suggests that Cnicht is a mountain that should appear on every walker’s hit list. From Cwm Croesor it’s a shapely peak that has often led to it being known as the Welsh Matterhorn.
18 NEWSROUND – A snapshot of what’s happening around Wales.
Eat, Drink & Sleep
20 BEST OF WELSH & BORDERS FOOD GUIDE – Please use our listing to source the best food and drink in Wales and the Borders.
26 WELSH KITCHEN – Four suggestions to help you solve your dinner and tea dilemmas: Avocado & strawberry salad with Caerphilly, rocket and salmon puttanesca, roasted spicy squash salad and finally patatas bravas with shallots, new potatoes and chorizo.
28 WHERE TO EAT – Fabulous food, much of it local, in our selection of the best restaurants, bistros, inns and pubs.
31 HOT FROM THE KITCHEN – Mary Ann Gilchrist gives her opinion of judging at the Great Taste Awards and hospital food.
31 FOOD FESTIVALS – Latest news from food festivals.
32 FOOD LARDER – Updates from our Best Of Welsh & Border producers.
56 STAY AWHILE – If you can escape for a break, do try one of our super places.
35 GRUMPY OLD GEEZER – wants Wag to get value for the public purse.
35 MUSIC – Four varied CDs for you to enjoy.
38 PICTORIAL WALES – A warm welcome back and thank you to Nigel Bevans for sharing more of his super photographs with us.
42 REMINISCING – Gillian Thomas from Ontario has some moments to cherish in Wales.
43 POETRY – Martin Perry’s poem, the Mumbled Photo, beautifully illustrated by Jason O’Brien.
44 ARTS – Check out the talented artists we are working with.
47 BOOKSHELF – Our book choices this issue.
48 PAMPER – Beauty ideas for the summer.
53 THE PIG LADY – struggles to change the strimmer line.
61 GARDENING – Penny Davies from the National Gardening Scheme encourages us with her article on the High Summer Garden.
66 HOROSCOPES – Christine Chalklin gives her forecast for July and August.
67 NOTHING TO WEAR? – There’s clothing temptation from: Craghoppers, Fitflop, Schoffel and Teva.
64 WELSH COUNTRY MARKETPLACE