Wales’ most famous weatherman Derek Brockway has praised the “spectacular” Powys scenary ahead of his brand-new television series.

Weatherman Walking returns to our screens on BBC One with eight walks from across Wales including two in mid Wales: Clywedog Valley Trail and the Elan Valley.

The BBC Weatherman who recently received a British Empire Medal for services to charities and broadcasting will be showcasing the walking routes to thousands of viewers with Clywedog featured on Monday, June 26, and Elan Valley on Monday, July 17.

A television crew went filming at the Llyn Clywedog Visitor Centre and Dam near Llanidloes last summer. Radiate Arts, a charity that runs creative workshops and courses, appealed for a visual artist to deliver workshops for Armed Forces veterans managing PTSD, anxiety or physical disabilities for the programme.


Derek often shares photos of Llyn Clywedog with his Twitter followers saying “I always try to stop and admire the view” on his way from south to north Wales.

In October, Derek tweeted: “Really enjoyed filming in the Elan Valley this week. Mixed weather including fog and some lovely sunshine to show off the beautiful autumn colours. Feel lucky to work with a top team of brilliant people. Look out for the new series on BBC Wales in 2023 and thanks for watching!”

Other walks in the new Weatherman Walking series include Afon Dwyryd and Maentwrog, Usk, Cilgerran, Dinas Powys, Llandovery and Hirwaun.


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