Showing posts with label Martyn Williams. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Martyn Williams. Show all posts

Thursday, November 05, 2020

A retro Iceland shopfront in Port Talbot, Wales

Knowing my interest in retro retail signage my friend and minigolf rival Martyn Williams sent me over this snap of the retro signage at the Iceland supermarket in Port Talbot.

Iceland in Port Talbot, Wales. Photo by Martyn Williams November 2020

I don't know how I missed seeing it when I was in Port Talbot for the Welsh Doubles Championship last year!?

Port Talbot and the seaside bit of it at Aberavon are well worth a visit. I had a brilliant stay on the seafront in May 2019.

I'm really looking forward to returning to Wales when it's safe to do so. 2020 is the first year in ages that I haven't had at least a day trip to the country.

Friday, June 26, 2020

Social distancing at Tee-Rex Adventure Golf at Cardiff Golf Centre

The Tee-Rex Adventure Golf course at Cardiff Golf Centre in Wales has reopened with social distancing measures in place.


Many thanks to my friend, minigolf rival and local Martyn Williams of the Welsh Minigolf Club for sending me these snaps from the course.

Tee-Rex Adventure Golf course at Cardiff Golf Centre. Photo by Martyn Williams, June 2020
A sign of the times 

Tee-Rex Adventure Golf course at Cardiff Golf Centre. Photo by Martyn Williams, June 2020
The new rules 

Tee-Rex Adventure Golf course at Cardiff Golf Centre. Photo by Martyn Williams, June 2020
The area next to the course

Tee-Rex Adventure Golf course at Cardiff Golf Centre. Photo by Martyn Williams, June 2020
Walk this way

Tee-Rex Adventure Golf course at Cardiff Golf Centre. Photo by Martyn Williams, June 2020
A look at the course

Tee-Rex Adventure Golf course at Cardiff Golf Centre. Photo by Martyn Williams, June 2020
Signs on the hut

Playing the course


We played the 18-hole dinosaur-themed Tee-Rex Adventure Golf course last August. How times change.

It was the 916th visited on our Crazy World of Minigolf Tour.

On that visit we enjoyed a round with Martyn and our old friends and minigolf rivals Cindy and Jas Kukielka.

Tee-Rex Adventure Golf course at Cardiff Golf Centre. August 2019
The Before Times

More information


Check out the blog post from our visit last summer to see more photos of the course and the results of our mini-tournament there.

Visit the Tee-Rex Adventure Golf website for more information, opening times and prices.

Take a look on the Welsh Mini-Golf Club website for details on joining the club for future events.

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Friday, August 09, 2019

Tee-Rex Adventure Golf at Cardiff Golf Centre

A visit to the Tee-Rex Adventure Golf course at Cardiff Golf Centre.


On our trip to South Wales we made a visit to the Tee-Rex Adventure Golf course at Cardiff Golf Centre in Old St Mellons.


Tee-Rex Adventure Golf at Cardiff Golf Centre

The 18-hole dinosaur-themed Adventure Golf course became the 916th visited on our Crazy World of Minigolf Tour.


Tee-Rex Adventure Golf at Cardiff Golf Centre
Emily playing hole 1

We enjoyed a round with our old friends and minigolf rivals Cindy and Jas Kukielka and our new friend and minigolf rival Martyn Williams.

Tee-Rex Adventure Golf at Cardiff Golf Centre
On the green of the volcano hole

The Tee Rex Golf course was built by the team at HM Adventure Golf in 2017 and we've been wanting to get along for a game for a while.

Tee-Rex Adventure Golf at Cardiff Golf Centre
What's wrong with this picture?

We had a fun competition on the course and there were some very close scores on the tricky layout.

Tee-Rex Adventure Golf at Cardiff Golf Centre

At the end of the round I came out the winner by one-shot on 40(+4). Martyn, captain of the Welsh Minigolf Club, and Emily both hit 41(+5) and required a play-off.

Tee-Rex Adventure Golf at Cardiff Golf Centre
Receiving the trophy from Jas

The sudden-death play-off began on hole 1. After nether player could be separated after three plays of the hole the play-off moved to hole 2 where Emily shot a three and Martyn hit a two for the win.

Tee-Rex Adventure Golf at Cardiff Golf Centre
Martyn playing a shot

Tee-Rex Adventure Golf at Cardiff Golf Centre
Emily in action

Jas finished the game in fourth place with a round of 45(+9), with Cindy in fifth spot on 48(+12).

Tee-Rex Adventure Golf at Cardiff Golf Centre
Jas on the green

Tee-Rex Adventure Golf at Cardiff Golf Centre
Cindy in action


Tee-Rex Adventure Golf at Cardiff Golf Centre
The Rules

Tee-Rex Adventure Golf at Cardiff Golf Centre
Playing hole 1

Tee-Rex Adventure Golf at Cardiff Golf Centre
The view from the first tee

Visit the Tee-Rex Adventure Golf course website for opening times and prices. Cardiff Golf Centre is also home to a Pitch & Putt course, Foot Golf, Rugby Golf, a riving range and a soft-play centre.

Cardiff Golf Centre
The practice Putting area

Cardiff Golf Centre
A view of the Pitch & Putt and Foot Golf course

Tee-Rex Adventure Golf at Cardiff Golf Centre will be the host venue for the Cardiff Open minigolf tournament on Saturday 5th October. For more information visit the Welsh Minigolf Club website.