Travel Blogs from Conwy, United Kingdom

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Conwy Castle, Conwy, United Kingdom travel blog

Conwy Castle

A travel blog entry by 2totango

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Today was a puttery day around Conway.  Big shocker when we went to book our 2nd night at the campground and the price had gone up 7 pounds (about $34 for the night as opposed to $20).  Seems that Fri/Sat/Sun are their ‘peak’ times, ...

Save the Welsh (Snowdonia and Brecon Beacons), Conwy, United Kingdom travel blog

Save the Welsh (Snowdonia and Brecon Beacons)

A travel blog entry by justinrowe

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... 't stolen. Considering how many nights we had slept out it was surprising that it hadn't happened earlier.   Up early to explore Conwy the next morning, we walked the length of the old town walls which led us down to the water. The old walls are ...

More Hills???, Conwy, United Kingdom travel blog

More Hills???

A travel blog entry by 2totango

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What a mixed up day this has turned out to be`  We both felt pretty crappy this morning.  I think too much exposure, exhaustion, and sun is to cause.  I have a swollen lip that must be from sunburn, but I’m not sure.  Anyways, ...

Conwy, Wales, Conwy, United Kingdom travel blog

Conwy, Wales

A travel blog entry by meganandkevin

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This wee town on the north coast of Wales is fabulous!  It was built by king Edward I in the 12th century. The town is surrounded by a wall that incorporates a massive castle (of course). It has a simple charm and an easygoing atmosphere. ...

Cymru: pronounced

Cymru: pronounced "Kum-Ree"

A travel blog entry by zento

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... keep away from castles and medieval towns on this trip, but we had little time and the tourist information man had firmly suggested Conwy.     On the way I tried to pay attention to the words on the road signs, which had the same effect ...

Hop , step but no jumping around the castle, Conwy, United Kingdom travel blog

Hop , step but no jumping around the castle

A travel blog entry by kjburton

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... day and with Jo's foot still swollen due to her fall,  we decided to take it easy  and go for a casual stroll around Conwy Castle. The castle is nearly a thousand years old and although classed as a ruin it is said to be the best castle in all ...

Parade along the way!, Conwy, United Kingdom travel blog

Parade along the way!

A travel blog entry by zumwalt

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... to me that it was for the town.  Too bad! Following our visit to Chester we made good time on the freeway to Conwy, Wales.  This has a large castle as you enter town and you can walk all the streets in about an hours time which I proceeded to ...

Change of plans, Llanfairfechan, United Kingdom travel blog

Change of plans

A travel blog entry by shiiuga

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OK, so as I'm sure everyone who is reading this blog knows, I was meant to be going to the USA, Canada and Mexico for 6 months.  However, in their infinite wisdom, the US government has denied me entry to the country on the grounds that they think I ...

North Wales, Ty Beulah and beyond, Llandulas, United Kingdom travel blog

North Wales, Ty Beulah and beyond

A travel blog entry by tmdj

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... the charm of the place.   The first few days we are visiting castles and Snowdonia.  The castles, Conwy (no "a") and Caernarfon are tremendous structures and their stories are equally impressive.  The region of Snowdonia is a National ...

People I Know, Trefriw, United Kingdom travel blog

People I Know

A travel blog entry by rachelkw

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We're a hardy bunch, us mountaineers. Saturday evening, back at the hut, more friends had arrived and the fire was blazing in the grate. The temperature outside was plummeting and, apart from the living room and kitchen, the hut was like an ice-box. ...

Nearly there..., Llanfairfechan, United Kingdom travel blog

Nearly there...

A travel blog entry by shiiuga

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Right, well, the day is finally looming and there are now less than 2 weeks before I leave for Ireland, so I am updating this with my current plans due to popular (well, one person...) demand. I am leaving the UK on the 20th October, 5 days earlier than ...

Caernarvon, South Wales, Caernarvon, United Kingdom travel blog

Caernarvon, South Wales

A travel blog entry by papayaprincess

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Hey alright I had another whirlwind day of travels...we went through from South Wales to mid Wales to North Wales...all the while I have been impressing :p people with my one word of Gaelic "Dioch" which means thank you... we had lunch at an ruined ...

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How the "other half" live with a touch of class

A travel blog entry by kjburton

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... three days. The day was not over yet, we had enough time to get cleaned  up and we were out again to a church in Conwy to be entertained by  a Welsh Male Choir. We enjoyed the songs that were performed and particularly the last one "We'll keep a ...

To the mainland, Conwy, United Kingdom travel blog

To the mainland

A travel blog entry by travelmonster

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... and Caroline gets out to climb up some rocks and take a look around.  Eventually we move on to the coastal town of Conwy, where we decide to explore the castle, which is another one constructed by Edward I. By the time we get back to the cottage, we ...

Journey to Northern Wales, Penmaenmawr, United Kingdom travel blog

Journey to Northern Wales

A travel blog entry by djsuchomelly

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We must have been extra tired from our day in Liverpool because we slept until 8:30, a new record for us! At least is was going to be another sunny day with an expected high of 61 degrees. After rushing to get ready we ran downstairs to the lobby to have ...

Snowdonia and Conwy, Conwy, United Kingdom travel blog

Snowdonia and Conwy

A travel blog entry by djsuchomelly

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... Coed. #8: Betws-y-Coed Train Station #9: Conwy #10: Conwy Castle #11: Conwy Castle #12: Conwy Castle #13: Castle View #14: Conwy Suspension Bridge - One of the first suspension bridges in the world, built by Thomas Telford in 1826. #15: Enjoying Ice Cream ...

If you reject the food, ignore the customs, fear.., Old Colwyn, United Kingdom travel blog

If you reject the food, ignore the customs, fear..

A travel blog entry by tomandhayley

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….. If you reject the food, ignore the customs, fear the religion and avoid the people, you might better stay at home. So we have been back just over two months now and although the time since our arrival in the UK has passed in the blink of an ...

So Much So Fast, Trefriw, United Kingdom travel blog

So Much So Fast

A travel blog entry by rachelkw

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Do you ever have those weeks where you just have too much to do? It's coming up to Christmas and the list of things to do and places to be is just getting to disproportionate levels. I have every spare minute booked out for watching a nativity play or ...

Beautiful Wales, Conwy, United Kingdom travel blog

Beautiful Wales

A travel blog entry by mscoggin619

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... & had one of the best preserved walls surrounding it, other examples being York & Chester. We got off the train there in Conwy, luckily not a complicated typical Welsh word with multiple consonants throughout. It was a bit chilly, but also windy, so we ...

Canal Boat trip-Fabulous, Conwy, United Kingdom travel blog

Canal Boat trip-Fabulous

A travel blog entry by zumwalt

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Today we went to Snowdonia Park in the mountains and it was lovely. Everything is green here and lots of rocky terrain.  There are many mountain climbers and walkers in Scotland and Wales.  Everyone is friendly and is interested in our ...

cidade medieval, Conwy, United Kingdom travel blog

cidade medieval

A travel blog entry by betuca

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... era mais rapido. No final das contas acabamos seguindo o caminho mais longo. Mas, mesmo assim, valeu a pena. Chegamos na cidade de Conwy, em Gales, perto de uma da tarde. Quando estavamos na ponte que chega na cidade ja dava pra sentir o clima da ...

Day 1 & 2 of the convention., Penmaenmawr, United Kingdom travel blog

Day 1 & 2 of the convention.

A travel blog entry by peteballard

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... ! So I'm in Wales now. Just at the end of day 2 of the convention. So yesterday I caught the train from Birmingham to Conwy, in North Wales. The train trip was pretty special, the view of the landscape was breath taking to say the least. The train would ...

End of convention, Penmaenmawr, United Kingdom travel blog

End of convention

A travel blog entry by peteballard

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So the convention is done. I got a lot out of it, and met a stack of people from all walks of life that were very friendly and supportive. I have plenty of addresses and numbers from people all across the UK that would love me to come visit. The ...

Off to school but no blackboard, Conwy, United Kingdom travel blog

Off to school but no blackboard

A travel blog entry by kjburton

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Today, Dave our driver, would make a detour from the itinerary and take us to the world famous railway station Llanfairpwllgwyngwllgogerychwyrndrobwllllantysiliogogogoch. The  gift shop here is as big as the name is long. Back on track our next call ...

Visit to a beach in Wales, and Conwy Castle, Conwy, United Kingdom travel blog

Visit to a beach in Wales, and Conwy Castle

A travel blog entry by bandglittle

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... are interested, but for now I'll just say we spent a wonderful couple of hours walking around and exploring the empty ruins of Conwy Castle.   After our visit to the castle we realized that the extra time we had spent at both Llandudno and Conwy ...

The Boys in the Tower, Conwy, United Kingdom travel blog

The Boys in the Tower

A travel blog entry by efrohoff

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... to. Seeing the castles must make him think of Hogwarts. We drive the half hour scenic coastal tour to our next castle, Conwy. The walled town and castle make an imposing presence entering the village. As we park we drive through a stone gate under the ...

Week in Wales, Llanfairfechan, United Kingdom travel blog

Week in Wales

A travel blog entry by tagmoore

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... of the walls. The castle was built by Edward 1 during his conquest of Wales in the 13th century. It probably isn't as impressive as Caernarfon Castle but I prefer Conwy town (it has a really great boutique beer store!) and didn't have the time to do both. ...

Waking from a dream, Old Colwyn, United Kingdom travel blog

Waking from a dream

A travel blog entry by tomandhayley

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(Hey everyone it's Hayley, this is my concluding blog entry but check back soon because Tom is going to write one last blog too) So as I sit writing this we have been home for exactly three weeks and I just don’t know where the time has gone. Since ...

4 Days to Go!!!!!, Old Colwyn, United Kingdom travel blog

4 Days to Go!!!!!

A travel blog entry by tomandhayley

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Hi everyone, it's Hayley. With only 4 days to go until we leave for our first destination I thought I'd do our first blog entry from sunny Old Colwyn! I's a really strange feeling knowing that in just over 4 days time we will be leaving our home and ...

Tal-y-Cafn, Tal-y-Cafn, United Kingdom travel blog

Tal-y-Cafn

A travel blog entry by clammysox

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After a nice breakfast, we headed off to Bodnant Gardens, very hopeful that the famous Laburnum Arch would be in bloom. And we were in luck; whilst not in full bloom, we were lucky enough to see the beginnings of what people travel the world to see. And ...

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