Garth Hill Winter Sunset 2022

Being just one hour’s walk from my house, I spend quite a bit of time walking around and over the Garth Hill.  In January, a walk up the Garth can mean getting very wet or being freezing cold, but you also get to see some spectacular sun sets.  From the summit, you watch the sun… Read More

Garth Hill Snow Jan 21

In January 2021, South Wales was dusted with a covering of snow, the first snow fall of the year.  As a photographer, this was too good an opportunity to miss and so I wrapped up warm, slung my Canon 6D over my shoulder and off I went to photograph Garth Hill snow.  My walk took… Read More

Garth Hill Sunset Nov 20

These sunset photographs were taken on late afternoon walks up the Garth Hill near Pentyrch in South Wales just two days apart.  On the first day, the sky had been cloudless since early morning, with low temperatures meaning that areas of the mountain were still coated in frost from the night before.  However, as I… Read More

Stormy Sky August 20

After several days of high temperatures, the clouds started to form in a very the stormy sky.  This was the prelude to a night of thunder, lightning and heavy rain.  Late in the sticky and hot evening, I walked up to the top of the Garth Hill and saw the bright colours of sunset as… Read More

Garth Hill Winter Sunset Jan 20

On a beautiful Sunday evening in January 2020, I took the opportunity to get some more training in for the Ty Hafan #10nTaff with a walk up the Garth Hill near Pentyrch.  However, I think I spent more time photographing the spectacular sunset than training hard to the challenge!  This Garth Hill Winter sunset was… Read More

Garth Hill Sunset Feb 19

Sunsets tend to be more spectacular in the Winter as the air is clearer and the colours appear far richer.  This set of photographs were taken as I climbed the Garth Hill near Pentyrch in South Wales in February 2019. Related galleries:  Scenic.  To discuss a photography assignment, please contact Paul on