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Wales

Gordon Maclaren | Pen y Fan, Corn Du and the Cribyn

Pen y Fan, Corn Du and the Cribyn

At 886m, Pen y Fan is the highest mountain in southern Britain, followed by Corn Du at 873m and Cribyn at 795m
Gordon Maclaren | Aberystwyth Marina

Aberystwyth Marina

Boats is docked in Aberystwyth Harbour, Ceredigion. Aberystwyth's exiting new £9 million Marina named Y Lanfa opened for business in 1995. The picturesque harbour of the West Wales seaside town has been dramatically remodelled to provide permanent berths for over 100 vessels, signalling a major boost for the University town and Mid Wales Tourism.
Gordon Maclaren | Wye Valley Chepstow, from Eagle's Nes

Wye Valley Chepstow, from Eagle's Nes

The Wye Valley and Wyndcilff Wood at Chepstow viewed form Eagle's Nest. Both bridges over the Severn are visible. Eagle's Nest was constructed in 1828 for the Duke of Beaufort when such dramatic viewpoints were fashionable.
Gordon Maclaren | Dancing Wave, Porthcawl, South Wales

Dancing Wave, Porthcawl, South Wales

A dancing wave captured during Storm Aileen, in September 2017 at Porthcawl, South Wales
Gordon Maclaren | Pen y Fan shrouded in cloud

Pen y Fan shrouded in cloud

Pen y Fan viewed from the banks of Pontsicill Reservoir. Pen y Fan is the highest peak in south Wales, situated in the Brecon Beacons National Park. At 886 metres above sea-level, it is also the highest British peak south of Cadair Idris in Snowdonia.
Gordon Maclaren | Pen y Garreg Dam, Elan Valley

Pen y Garreg Dam, Elan Valley

Pen y Garreg is the third dam up the Elan Valley. The viaduct at Garreg Ddu further downstream does not resemble the other dams since the dam part of the structure is not visible above the water surface in normal conditions. Pen y Garreg Dam is unusual in that it houses an access tunnel to the central tower which is lit by apertures in the downstream side of the dam.
Gordon Maclaren | The first snows of winter on Pen y Fan & Corn Du

The first snows of winter on Pen y Fan & Corn Du

The first snows of winter on Pen y Fan & Corn Du, viewed from Pontsticill Reservoir in the Brecon Beacons National Park. Pen y Fan is the highest peak in south Wales, situated in the Brecon Beacons National Park.
Gordon Maclaren | Brecon Beacons Sunset

Brecon Beacons Sunset

A beautiful sunset over Pontsticill Reservoir in the Brecon Beacons, South Wales. Pontsticill Reservoir, originally Taff Fechan Reservoir, was opened in 1927 to supply water to much of the South Wales Valleys.
Gordon Maclaren | Sunset Llangorse Lake

Sunset Llangorse Lake

Sunset at Llangorse Lake, Brecon Beacons. Llangorse Lake is the largest natural lake in Mid and South Wales, and is situated in the Brecon Beacons National Park, near the town of Brecon and the village of Llangors. The lake is famous for its coarse fishing, watersports, the afanc and has the only example of a crannog in Wales.
Gordon Maclaren | Boats in the rain, Llangorse Lake, Brecon Beacons

Boats in the rain, Llangorse Lake, Brecon Beacons

Llangorse Lake, Brecon Beacons. Llangorse Lake is the largest natural lake in Mid and South Wales, and is situated in the Brecon Beacons National Park, near the town of Brecon and the village of Llangors. The lake is famous for its coarse fishing, watersports, the afanc and has the only example of a crannog in Wales.
Gordon Maclaren | Autumn on the banks of Talybont Reservoir

Autumn on the banks of Talybont Reservoir

A glorious autumn scene captured as the mist rolled off Talybont Reservoir in the Brecon Beacons.
Gordon Maclaren | Llangorse Lake and the Crannog

Llangorse Lake and the Crannog

A beautiful winter sunset photographed at Llangorse Lake. Llangorse Lake is the largest natural lake in Mid and South Wales, and is situated in the Brecon Beacons National Park, near the town of Brecon and the village of Llangors. The lake is famous for its coarse fishing, watersports, the afanc and has the only example of a crannog in Wales.
Gordon Maclaren | Taf Fechan Waterfall

Taf Fechan Waterfall

The Taf Fechan river begins in the wide valley beneath the two highest peaks in the Brecon Beacons (Pen y Fan and Corn Du), and flows south, soon impounded by dams to form four reservoirs, mostly lined by conifer plantations, then enters more developed land and meets the Taf Fawr on the northwest side of Merthyr Tydfil.
Gordon Maclaren | Gods Rays over the Brecon Beacons

Gods Rays over the Brecon Beacons

The sun burst through the sky and created a spectacular show as we drove along the B4560 in the Brecon Beacons near Crickhowell.
Gordon Maclaren | The Crannog Llangorse Lake Brecon Beacons

The Crannog Llangorse Lake Brecon Beacons

Photographed as the sun set over Llangorse Lake in the Brecon Beacons. Crannogs are a type of ancient loch-dwelling found throughout Scotland, Wales and Ireland. Most seem to have been built as individual homes to accommodate extended families.
Gordon Maclaren | Mumbles Lighthouse, Swansea Bay at Dawn

Mumbles Lighthouse, Swansea Bay at Dawn

Mumbles Lighthouse, completed in 1794, is a lighthouse located in Mumbles, near Swansea. The structure, which sits on the outer of two islands off Mumbles Head, is clearly visible from any point along the five mile sweep of Swansea Bay.
Gordon Maclaren | Mumbles Pier, Swansea Bay, South Wales

Mumbles Pier, Swansea Bay, South Wales

The Grade II listed structure of Mumbles Pier is an 835 feet (255 m) long Victorian pier built in 1898. It is located at the north-western corner of Swansea Bay near the village of Mumbles, within the city and county of Swansea, Wales.
Gordon Maclaren | Beautiful Winter Sunset at Llangorse Lake

Beautiful Winter Sunset at Llangorse Lake

A beautiful winter sunset photographed at Llangorse Lake. Llangorse Lake is the largest natural lake in Mid and South Wales, and is situated in the Brecon Beacons National Park, near the town of Brecon and the village of Llangors. The lake is famous for its coarse fishing, watersports, the afanc and has the only example of a crannog in Wales.
Gordon Maclaren | Sunset Llangorse Lake Brecon Beacons

Sunset Llangorse Lake Brecon Beacons

An absolutely gorgeous sunset bathing Llangorse Lake in the Brecon Beacons National Park in a beautiful purple and orange glow.