The Lion Hotel

Y Maes, Criccieth, Gwynedd, North Wales, Wales, LL52 0AA, United Kingdom | Hotel
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Fun in the Sun...Rain...Sun

A travel blog entry by ill-made-blog


... When I left for a brief moment to go to the bathroom Emily and Jacob schemed some sort of gift idea for my birthday and have me very nervous! But I will find out probably this weekend their wicked surprise. After lunch and dessert and planning the medieval conference we went to the movies to see Maleficent. Angelina Joline was amazing but otherwise I was not a fan of the movie – sadly been like that with the last few movies I have ...


A travel blog entry by saraann


... was farther into town than we'd gotten before. There were a few cute stores, a mall, lots of restaurants, even a carnival a ways away (it was about a third the size of the SJV Festival). The center is marked with a clock tower, which I was glad to see because it seems to be an icon of Bangor. I found a secondhand, buy-and-sell bookstore (Snowden Books) that had the exact book I was looking for (One Day) for super ...


A travel blog entry by saraann


... I later climbed some stairs and looked down a random hole, only to realize it was the top of a chimney I had just been standing under. The views at the top of the tower were gorgeous; you could see the town, the remains of the wall, pastures with grazing cattle, the sea, a harbor with sailboats, and the rest of the castle stretching out. I also loved the top of the walls, where stone is crumbling off (I don't know why, but against the backdrop of the ...


A travel blog entry by saraann


... towns in Anglesey. We then went to a cafe inside ASDA (grocery store) to use wifi and charge our phones. Apparently Bangor doesn't have any cute coffee shops, at least according to some students we asked. We then bought train tickets to London for Sunday morning and walked the 40 min walk back to our campsite to lay in the sun, read, talk, and make ...


A travel blog entry by saraann


... side of the road to another, forcing us to jaywalk. We eventually made it to Menai Bridge, which was apparently the first-ever suspension bridge in the world. It was surprisingly short, and we're now in mainland Wales! We found the campsite by 1 pm, made lunch, laid in the sun, walked to town, bought groceries, and are now cramped in the tent (it's raining) looking for something to do. Hopefully I can hit up a bookstore ...

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