Plas Dolmelynllyn Hall Hotel
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- Continental Breakfast
- Non-smoking rooms
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Non-smoking hotel
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... and since it was getting dark, we drove on to our sleeping arrangements. I don't know where Yveline managed to find them, but let's say it was a pretty unique find: Caban Coch.
It's a campsite with three mobile cabins stripped from luxury and far from the main road. Since it was already dark when we arrived, we had to search through the darkness to find it. This back-to-basics cabin has a small living room with a stove, a ...
... rolling countryside, and very difficult to tell which country you're in. If anything, the valleys are wider in England, but otherwise not much difference.Also, in Wales we hardly saw any cattle; nearly all sheep. Where in England it seems more 50/50 of each. Wales of course has mostly Welsh people too, and England has more pigs.
We're now well and truly back in England. Just went past ...
... a conversation in Welsh and speak English as well. Very unusual. The people and the countryside here are wonderful. The landscape is lovely forested mountains with stone walled cottages and villages scattered along the way, and the rugged Atlantic coast appearing at times.
... and free, national treasure. We wandered through the various old work shops until 2 when we watched a brief movie about the history of the mining operation. Then an old miner gave us a demonstration of slate cutting and rock splitting; very interesting. He gets 2 pence for every piece of slate he cuts and the company sells it for up to £8. Once again, a large part of the message was the independent spirit of the Welsh ...
We set out from our lovely old manor to two small towns up the coast. We blinked and missed the first one but found the second which housed an old steel mill. It wasn't open so we moved on to the world famous ........... Clem Xenarthra organic Cheese Farm. The Prince of Wales visited some years ago but he probably flew in by helicopter as it was 5 miles off the beaten track and I mean a road so narrow, I had to stop to let a hedge hog pass. We watched a video about ...