Welsh Place names

Just found this rather dry sounding report on twitter

it is actually a fascinating insight to the welsh language and place names – and if you are exploring #Wales by bike – its essential reading. Get out your #OSmap and find out what that name on the map actually means. The word cloud below shows all the different word in the Welsh language for slopes, hills and mountains – definitely rivalling the Inuit for their legendary 50 words to describe snow.

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On all our Welsh Cycling holidays, we provide you with an OS map and a brief guide to welsh place names – it helps you understand the terrain you are cycling through – you may not be able to pronounce it – but you can understand it!

 

 

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Cwmmau farmhouse open today, atmospheric #nationaltrust property in #herefordshire rarely open, great wall paintings and fab views of #blackmountains #cycle there on our #Wyevalley #cycletour http://ift.tt/1iY4KfS

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Autumn in the #temevalley near #ludlow come for a walk on #mortimertrail http://ift.tt/1iY4KfS

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It must be the end of the cycling season #vintagesportscar #radnorshire #thesmatcher #marcheshour

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The Quietest Cycle Tour under the Sun

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Always plenty of things to see on #Herefordshire #cycling #holiday like #kingtonshow #herefordhour

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