What are the World Alternative Games? The Story of Bog-Snorkelling
The World Alternative Games is made up of various activities that tend not to come up in general conversation. You are likely to encounter: husband dragging, man vs horse, mountain bike-chariot racing and hay bale tossing. But bog snorkelling is Llanwrtyd wells’ centre piece, the big name, the jewel in the crown. It all started in The Neuadd Arms. Over beers and under lashing rainfall, the idea of bog snorkelling was passed between friends. 33 years later, it is an international attraction, a champion of quirky activities and takes pride of place as one of National Express’ National Wonders.
So, what is Bog Snorkelling Actually like? And how do you go about it?
The experience of bog snorkelling is certainly unique. Some might even say that it cannot be put into words. We can go one better: if you want to find out what happened, check out our video above, as we ask: “Is this really how the UK spends a day?”