Dolafon Guest House
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After a yummy breakfast (omelet for me, poached eggs for dad, haddock for Claire and cereal for Graham), we headed off for a day of exploring the 13th century castles of Henry I. Graham's quote regarding the castles, "now THIS is what I've been talking about." We counted hundreds and hundreds of steps climbing every tower. Despite rainy weather, it was a super fun ...
Leisurely morning and a good bit of driving to end up on the northern coast of Wales. We chilled at the hotel a bit while the kids got a swim. Then Italian pizza and pasta for dinner followed by some ice cream as we walked around this sleepy old town. Great views of the Irish Sea out the hotel ...
... visit of Fishguard we drove and found the information centre at Cardigan. We got help but unlike Ireland it was only basic info and I couldn't get any internet to help. We decided from here that we were castled and Abbied out so we would just head north on the coastal route. We eventually pulled up in a place called Porthmadog which had quite a long stoney beach, sadly the weather had turned miserable. After nearly being locked in the ladies public toilet ...
Back to Wales today to see Port Meirion. If anyone watched prisoner (the English one,many years ago) it was filmed there. It is a quaint place that is not what it seems, some of the buildings look quite huge but in realty it is just a facade. Although on saying that you can rent out some of the little cottages or there is a hotel there you can stay ...
... to check in and eat there at our hotel/pub, the Black Boy Inn. Think the Black Boy was built around 1522, so the place is very interesting in its style and setup. We were glad we were in the area that was older, even if it meant going up some quirky stairs and walking on floors that weren't quite level. It was fantastic to drive right through medieval looking archways and take in all the turrets, gates and other castle features around us, still ...
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