Travel Blogs from Llangollen, United Kingdom

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Canal boat cruising - grey nomad style, Llangollen, United Kingdom travel blog

Canal boat cruising - grey nomad style

A travel blog entry by technotrekker

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... (just south of Chester) and take a 65 foot/22 metre long x 7 foot/2 metre wide canal boat up the Llangollen (approximate pronunciation: "Clanclocklen") arm of the Shropshire Union Canal. The goal was approximately sixty kilometres yonder, to the source of ...

Welsh Castles, Aqueducts And Double L's., Llangollen, United Kingdom travel blog

Welsh Castles, Aqueducts And Double L's.

A travel blog entry by heatheravan

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... (with the double L) and has Welsh ancestory this seemed fitting. So we found ourselves looking for accomodation in the town of Llangollen, not far from where we wanted to see a UNESCO sight the next day. After a few "no vacancies" and "way out ...

Britain, Wales, United Kingdom travel blog

Britain

A travel blog entry by heatherthewhyte

Found my next Haggis Tour no problems. Bus made excellent time. Much smaller group this time, only 16 ppl (only 14 the first day because two guys were late and missed the bus). Headed first to Bath. Its a very pretty city. Just wandered about and had a ...

A wale of a time!, Llangollen, United Kingdom travel blog

A wale of a time!

A travel blog entry by georgous_travel

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... one of the most famous parks and we were lucky enough to drive through it! No sleeping on these drive days for me. We arrived into Llangollen around mid afternoon with just enough time for Stuart and I to take a hike up a hill (a huge hill) to see some ...

67. Leeks and Daffodils, Llangollen, United Kingdom travel blog

67. Leeks and Daffodils

A travel blog entry by sarahandblairnz

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Via pretty Shrewsbury, where we found no Shrewsbury biscuits I might add, we drove into Wales. Mum at the wheel, she said she felt a bit of excitement driving over a border into a new country – another to add to her list. From there, things went ...

Llangollen canal, Llangollen, United Kingdom travel blog

Llangollen canal

A travel blog entry by blowit

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Down on the Llangollen two weeks in and having a grate time, boat and crew all in good order we are very busy going no where and all the time in the world to do ...

End of the Llangollen, Grindly Brook, United Kingdom travel blog

End of the Llangollen

A travel blog entry by blowit

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Yes its all most at the end as far as the Llangollen canal and our dear friends Dave and Judy ,tomorrow we will tune south on the Shropshire Union canal and on down towards Wolverhampton.The last day or so the weather as not been the best, although we ...

Up, up and away., Llangollen and Montreux, United Kingdom travel blog

Up, up and away.

A travel blog entry by mlc2011

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Departure day for some. At this stage the tour group split into two parts. The Barbershop girls were to remain in Llangollen for another day as they would not compete until Saturday. The Orchestra and Chorale girls would go on ahead to Switzerland with ...

Llangollen International Musical Eisteddfod Day 1, Llangollen, United Kingdom travel blog

Llangollen International Musical Eisteddfod Day 1

A travel blog entry by mlc2011

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... so they could just relax, but the singers were keen to rehearse and of course they did. Just before lunch we headed back to Llangollen for lunch and then prepared fot the opening parade. What an experience the parade turned out to be. It was bright and ...

a tiny bit of Wales, Llangollen, United Kingdom travel blog

a tiny bit of Wales

A travel blog entry by wayfgrrl

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  Into Wales to Llangollen (pronounced langothlen), hostel in a beautiful house-estate. Wales seems a nice place. All the houses have names and lots of flowers. Trekked up the hill and around and down. Good exercise. ...

Llangollen International Musical Eisteddfod Day 3, Llangollen, United Kingdom travel blog

Llangollen International Musical Eisteddfod Day 3

A travel blog entry by mlc2011

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... meaningful history as we stepped back in time. Then it was back to the present as they spent the afternoon packing. The stay in Llangollen was nearly over and most of the party were to depart the next day for the next leg of the journey. Packing brings ...

Llangollen International Musical Eisteddfod Day 2, Llangollen, United Kingdom travel blog

Llangollen International Musical Eisteddfod Day 2

A travel blog entry by mlc2011

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Now we get serious! We were up bright and early for the first of our big competition days. The Chorale girls were on the bus and off to the eisteddfod while the rest of us enjoyed a more leisurely breakfast. The first competition in the main performance ...

Day 87 - A big day full of great walking & emotion, Llangollen, United Kingdom travel blog

Day 87 - A big day full of great walking & emotion

A travel blog entry by debandkeith

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... music and closes her eyes. By 7.30 we walk back out into the street to consider the eating establishments of Llangollen.  Within 2 minutes the fierce cold wind has driven us straight back in to the Wine Bar accompanying our accommodation.  Now ...

Day 88 - A much appreciated rest day, Llangollen, United Kingdom travel blog

Day 88 - A much appreciated rest day

A travel blog entry by debandkeith

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We wake up after a good sleep at 6 am and then enjoy the luxury of a long lie in, finally going down for breakfast at 9.10. Somehow today's lie in seemed a real treat, a real restorative event.  After a reasonable breakfast we come out to blog and ...

Wales beats the UK in Rugby Finals!, Llangollen, United Kingdom travel blog

Wales beats the UK in Rugby Finals!

A travel blog entry by pmytkowi

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Happy St Patrick's Day from Anna Rose! Llangollen is our most charming stop so far. Bob says it's like Ireland in the Swiss Alps. It is a beautiful village at the bottom of a deep valley surrounded by huge green hills-actually more like what we would ...

White Christmas in Wales, Llangollen, United Kingdom travel blog

White Christmas in Wales

A travel blog entry by jackieward

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... crisp and even. To somebody from Orkney it is a surprise to be surrounded by so many trees. There is a canal that wends its way to Llangollen in the valley. It seems such a joy to see my sons at home and to step into their lives for a time and see for ...

North Wales, Llangollen, United Kingdom travel blog

North Wales

A travel blog entry by brianc

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... none of which we took but headed up the A5 instead of his motorway. We rounded Shrewsbury, passed through Ellesmere and entered Llangollen from the north east. We have now approached that town from all four directions. [The town is divided by the River ...

Llangollen, Llangollen, United Kingdom travel blog

Llangollen

A travel blog entry by traveltragic

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Left R&T at noon Birmingham Shrewsbury Kidderminster Whittington - ruins of Norman castle Welsh border - view of aquaduct Llangollen - really pretty town on Severn River Did not spend even one penny ...

Affies nr 1!, Llangollen, United Kingdom travel blog

Affies nr 1!

A travel blog entry by affiekoor

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Vir die ouers wat nog nie die nuus deur die "grapevine" gehoor het nie,die Affies het vandag 'n eerste plek in die tradisionele kategorie behaal met n persentasie van 91.4%! Ons is sooooo trots op die seuns.   Nou le die Male Choirs se kompetisie ...

The Land of unexpected (and unpronounceable) words, Llangollen, United Kingdom travel blog

The Land of unexpected (and unpronounceable) words

A travel blog entry by tenison

... the underground systems, to finally arrive in St. Albans, dead on our feet -it was a pleasure to arrive in Llangollen, feeling a little more human and finding an absolutely delightful town.  Beautiful countryside, promises of canal rides and shady ...

Horseshoe Pass and Llagollen, Llangollen, United Kingdom travel blog

Horseshoe Pass and Llagollen

A travel blog entry by triciap

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... boat. The horse was very obliging except when he decided to stop for a wee so we had to drift a long while he relieved himself! Llangollen is a pretty place with a steam railway and river as well as the canal. We would like to visit again and stay a bit ...

Yorkshire Wales Gloucester Wells Winchester, Whitby &York Chester Llangollen Gloucester, United Kingdom travel blog

Yorkshire Wales Gloucester Wells Winchester

A travel blog entry by mskexpo

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... also another Roman settlement and so lots to see as well. With that advice we headed to the lovely and picturesque gem of Llangollen (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Llangollen) in Wales. There, with further advice we drove down to Ludlow. This places ...

Off to Wales, Llangollen, United Kingdom travel blog

Off to Wales

A travel blog entry by schultzcg

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... off on our trip to Wales. We have booked into a cottage at palace called Trevor which is a couple of miles away from Llangollen which is home to the world heritage listed Pontcysyllte aqueduct, the highest in the world. The drive took us past Birmingham, ...

Llangollen Canal - July 12 to 19, Llangollen, United Kingdom travel blog

Llangollen Canal - July 12 to 19

A travel blog entry by naomiriyo5423

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... many people in the country-side felt abandoned as no other public transportation was available at the time.  The Llangollen Trust operates the resurrected operating steam railway run entirely by volunteers.   The station has been ...

Horse Drawn Canal Trip, Llangollen, United Kingdom travel blog

Horse Drawn Canal Trip

A travel blog entry by barbo

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... horse drawn boat ride through the Llangollen Canal.  It was a very serene leisurely ride through the Welsh countryside.  Llangollen was a bustling town where the International Eisteddfod is held each year.  I would like to come back to ride ...

Romantic Friendships to Holiday Pasttimes, Llangollen, United Kingdom travel blog

Romantic Friendships to Holiday Pasttimes

A travel blog entry by tenison

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... to the nature of their relationship - but no oby denied their social popularity - nor their good works for the poor of Llangollen.  Their interesting house sits high above the River dee valley, with spectacular views.  The house itself has doors ...

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A "green & pleasant land" - a scenic drive

A travel blog entry by grahama01

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... model steamers. After wandering around the town for a while (no credit cards were harmed during this visit), we pushed off to Llangollen for afternoon tea. A fresh pot of tea and warm sticky date pudding with lashings of custard - doesn't get much better ...

Lovespoon, Llangollen, United Kingdom travel blog

Lovespoon

A travel blog entry by alicialauren

... word won't even contain vowels.  Vowels?  Who needs vowels?  The name of the town we stopped in was written Llangollen.  But it was pronouced more along the lines of "Clan-goff-lin".  The thing that stood out for me about ...

Llangollen,hier kom die Affies!, Llangollen, United Kingdom travel blog

Llangollen,hier kom die Affies!

A travel blog entry by affiekoor

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Liewe ouers,   jammer dat ons so stii is, my hamde is nie so vry soos wat dit met die vorige toer was nie. Ek ht tot dusver ook nie veel toegang tot internet gehad nie.  Ek hoop om van  Sondag af in Dublin beter toegang tot die tegnologie ...

Welsh exploration, Llangollen, United Kingdom travel blog

Welsh exploration

A travel blog entry by misneach

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... stopping there wasn’t really an option) and so for a flying unplanned visit it was pretty good. Our ultimate destination as stated was Llangollen in Wales. This was both of our first time in Wales, Megan didn’t go on her last trip so it was a ...

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