The Lion Hotel

Y Maes, Criccieth, Gwynedd, North Wales, Wales, LL52 0AA, United Kingdom | Hotel
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The most technically perfect, medieval castle.....

A travel blog entry by sueron on Aug 12, 2014

1 comment, 3 photos

... spoken everywhere. Young people seem to switch between the languages seamlessly as they chatter. The Welsh written language looks very different from English - and the pronunciations do not beginning to match the spellings using traditional English rules. So far, there has been great tolerances in stores, at the "I", from bus drivers and wait staff, for our poor tries at pronouncing place names and unknown food items.

We love ...

Warning

A travel blog entry by sueron on Aug 11, 2014

3 comments

... That, then, knocked the rest of the dominoes down. We ended up having to take 4 total trains and then the LONGEST 20 mile trip on a bus that you can imagine!! Oh, no, the trip's not over! We had received directions from the B&B owners about getting to their place once we were in town. It seemed to involve just a little over 1/2 of walking. We had been sitting for SO long, I convinced Ron we should walk (even tho a taxi was one suggestion ...

Conwy and Snowden

A travel blog entry by summersabroad on Aug 09, 2014

... of it, arriving well before noon to tour the very large castle built by Edward I. A royal castle, only three kings ever stayed there: Edward I, his son Edward II, and Richard II (great-grandson of Edward II). The signs posted around were well done, though I wish there’d been more of them.

After a walk around the town and happening upon the smallest house in Britain (dimensions: 10 x 5.9ft in floor area and ...

The Beginning of the End

A travel blog entry by summersabroad on Aug 08, 2014

... these days.

Our facilities consist of eco-toilets down the hill, near where we parked our car (should be interesting at night) and an eco-shower should we desire a luke-warm spritz in the mornings.

In the afternoon, the yurt was a touch warm, which I thought boded well for the night. But by the time we came back from dinner and started brushing our teeth, it was a touch on the frigid side. Hopefully, the comforter will do the trick ...

To the sea

A travel blog entry by daily4 on Aug 04, 2014

1 comment, 17 photos

... the right way, after turning a corner, we attracted the attention of a large black BULL who decided he was bored and started to trot after us. "just around the bend and we'll be safe" was all I could think of. I figured once he couldn't see us, his tiny beef brain would forget what he was doing and go back to chewing his cud. around the bend and what do I see? right at the gate, 50 black cows staring at me. with ...

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Location

This hotel, located on Y Maes, Criccieth, is near Welsh Highland Railway, Welsh Highland Railway, Criccieth Castle, and Y Garn.
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