The Gate House
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- Heated pool
- Outdoor pool
- Swimming pool
- Wireless internet connection in room (free)
- High-speed internet in room
- Refrigerator in room
- Breakfast Available
- Microwave in room
- Free parking
- Family rooms
- Babysitting service
- Concierge desk
- Multilingual staff
- Kids activities or Babysitting
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... and since it was getting dark, we drove on to our sleeping arrangements. I don't know where Yveline managed to find them, but let's say it was a pretty unique find: Caban Coch.
It's a campsite with three mobile cabins stripped from luxury and far from the main road. Since it was already dark when we arrived, we had to search through the darkness to find it. This back-to-basics cabin has a small living room with a stove, a ...
Next day, down the west coast of Wales to Aberstwyth. We travelled via Penygroes, Porthmadog, Capel Uchaf, Pantglas, Bryncir, Garndolmaen, Pont Dolbenmaen, Cwym Desstraillan, Ysbyty Despairn, Penryhydeuraith, Maentwrog, Llan Ffestiniog, Trawnsfynnydd.
Welsh is the predominant language spoken in North Wales, but the locals ...
... town and stopping at the first pub we found, we ordered soup, tea and cider (for me). It was cheap which is just as well as I am sure the tomato " soup of the day" was straight out of a Campbell's can! We walked for about 1.3 hours along the River Usk Canal. Not a lot of information but we gathered that the canal was originally used to haul coal from the mines. We saw several canal boats which can be rented for multi-day cruising. ...
... was in the high-teens, the views were spectacular so it was worth it. The tour was interesting and informative. The lighthouse was built in the 1850's after many ships sunk off the point. They tried fog horns and even shooting cannons to warn sailors away with limited results. The present light can be seen for 20 miles and the operators are very proud of the operation. From the lighthouse, on a clear day, you can see the Isle of Man, ...
... was served in the library. We returned at 7:30 for dinner. They asked us to go to the bar first, where we had a glass of wine and were brought our menus. Guests order their dinner then and when it's almost ready, you are escorted to the dining room. Different. So far, our favourite road signs are: "Watch for on-coming traffic in the middle of the road", "Hedge hogs crossing" and "Weak bridges" (which we think means narrow ...