Foundry Masters House
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- Continental Breakfast
- Drycleaning onsite
- Airport Transportation
- Wireless internet connection in room (free)
- Wireless internet connection in public areas
- Non-smoking hotel
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Yesterday we caught the Irish Ferries fast ferry the Swift from Dublin to Holyhead, made it without getting seasick. Arrived in Holyhead about eleven o'clock, picked up our last car and headed off through Snowdonia National Park, again some lovely scenery. We stopped in a lovely little village for lunch. There was a miniature railway and shop and …
We had a destination of Hopwas to reach for lunch time on the 12th so the plan was to get as far as we could before mooring up for the night.
I had hoped we would reach Armitage but it looked doubtful, the only reason we made it was due to not finding reasonable moorings. All we found was private moorings and permit ...
... of a butterfly. We then decided the price was a little steep and we didn't have enough time to fully explore the place so headed back to the boat, on the way we found some fairy doors, numbered 2 and 3. With Carrie being a bit obsessed with trails, I'm surprised she didn't demand to stay to at least find door number 1.
But we had to make progress due to a plan to meet up with my parents and grandparents for lunch the next day.
... had unlocked the keep. Going straight up the main drive would have been quicker but we decided that we had seen enough from the outside so headed back to the boat.
It's a shame the castle was so far from the canal meaning we had to take taxis, you could probably do it by bus if you had the time, the visitor centre was nice, had a lot of replica armour you could try on, and at only a £2 suggested donation is rather inexpensive.
... pleased that we did. Had a very enjoyable afternoon poking our noses into a variety of places (a step back in time) - cobblers shop, the iron foundry, the machine shop, winding engines, brick and tile works, blast furnaces and the mine railway experience - just to mention a few. We did get wet but only briefly, as a shower passed ...