Shopping by Bike

Whilst I type this, we are just a few days from Christmas and shopping has become more of an ordeal than it usually is. We’ve seen cars queuing to get into most of the car parks around Cardiff city centre; a high volume of traffic entering the city from the M4 and high levels of air pollution hovering over the city. If you want to avoid all of that (well, apart from the pollution –you have to breathe…) you could do your shopping by bike. However, this presents a number of challenges of its own. How do you carry your … Continue reading Shopping by Bike

Pugh's Garden Centre – Morganstown

We have a new cycle-friendly destination to add to the list –Pugh’s Garden Centre in Morganstown. Pugh’s has a number of units that may be of interest to us cyclists, such as Mountain Warehouse; a garden shed maker; a veterinarian; a pet shop; a wood fire retailer and a few other things. Most importantly, there’s also a very nice cafe inside the main garden centre building, where you can top up your caffeine and sugar levels before heading up to Eglwysilan from Cardiff. They can be found outside the old garden centre entrance and we hope that their presence encourages … Continue reading Pugh's Garden Centre – Morganstown