Glan Aber Hotel
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... at Valle Crucis, the ruined 12th century abbey, for a photo stop before travelling through Horseshoe Pass and over the moors. Later we stopped at a lovely little town Betws y Coed to have an ice-cream and look at the river tumbling over rocks in little waterfalls and rapids, before returning to Llandudno. It's been a lovely day. We arrived back at about 6pm, and are looking forward to sleeping in a bit to tomorrow and setting our own pace for the day ...
... of Llanberis and (lake) Llyn Padarn. The rain had stopped and the view was lovely of the village and surrounding mountains. Of course Mt Snowdon was still hiding under low cloud. At lunchtime we headed to Penrhyn Castle about half an hour away. Penrhyn Castle is a country house in the form of a Norman castle. It is owned by The National Trust and is the third largest property that it manages. The castle was only used as a country retreat by ...
... sorry for those families that had just arrived in Manchester from a long flight to find they had to wait a long time to get their hire car. We had booked an Astra and were pleasantly surprised to find we had a diesel Peugeot. The seats are very comfortable and once we got used to driving a manual transmission again, it was a good little car. We brought along our own GPS and after we had changed the settings to miles instead of kilometres, our Aussie ...
... the largest dovecote in Britain. At Penmon Point we looked across the turbulent waters of a narrow channel to Puffin Island. Unfortunately there were no puffins to be seen :( Next stop was Beaumaris and a photo stop at the castle complete with moat. Then we stopped at the Waitrose supermarket where Kate shopped, called Katerose by the locals, to get something for lunch, before heading back to the mainland over ...
... evening. The route returned to the Clwydian range of mountains but first passing a pub called the Downing Arms. The first Baronette Downing was a diplomat for Oliver Cromwell, the second built Downing Street including number 10, and the third bequeathed his estate to establish Downing College at Cambridge. By now it was only 0845 so we did not go in! Instead we climbed up and around the east side ...
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