Travel Blogs from Aberporth
... Birds (RSPB). They bought the island in 1992. The straits between the mainland and island are only 1 kilometer wide. They are the 2nd most dangerous in Britain. The currents here run like a river and since they are tidal change direction every 6 hours. On the edge the speed in 4-5 knots, in the center 10-18 knots. Lucky for us this is a lifeboat station and the boat captains are exceptional. The ride over is smooth ...
Our first day in St. Davids we visit the local Quaker meeting. We meet in a community center. There are only 5 of us but we still have fresh flowers on the table and coffee and tea with cookies after. An interesting custom we've found in all the meetings here is that the coffee and tea are prepared for you. We visit at length with Brian and Dot after meeting.
We are on the Pembrokeshire coast ...
It's Saturday. Our last day of moving about before stopping near St. Davids. Carreg (Rock) Cennen Castle is nearby and a Fodor’s Choice so we start there. It’s a steep walk uphill on the edge of Brecon Beacons National Park to the cliff-top fortress built in the 12th century. The castle is a ruin but you can see how it was hewn from the bedrock and the barbican ...
Yes even though it was cold and windy James and Peter had to have another swim. We left Tenby at lunchtime and it was just starting to rain. Lunch was at the random destination of Porthcawl........ OH MY GOSH there were donkey rides in the beach! I thought that disappeared decades ago. Blowing a gale from the sea, drizzle and two buildings of amusement arcades brought memories of Brighton Pier.......it was an experience! A ...
... run for Oxford. We are staying in the Rectory which is over 200 years old. It is a huge building on the edge of the cliff overlooking South Beach. We spent the afternoon in while it blew a gale and rained outside. By late afternoon it had cleared somewhat and the bitterly cold wind had gone. We wandered down to the town again and found an old pub for dinner. I had traditional Welsh lamb shank with baked whole potato and coleslaw (they definitely have different food pairings to ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet