Plas Owen Hotel
Travel Blogs from Llangollen
... cold North Easterly wind we were walking into, a natural cooling and drying system! Today we passed the half way point on the walk just 88.5 miles from both Prestatyn and Chepstow, though with diversions from the route to find accommodation we believed we had come a little further than that. We also crossed the routes of a number of different long distance paths today, the Shropshire Way, the Glwyndyr Way, the Jack Mytton Way and Wild Edric's Way which coincides with ...
... more of Chester. We took a trail along the river and just chatted. Ben had been gone for the first week so it was nice catching up with him. There were also many dogs out and it was awesome! I surprisingly miss George and Lloyd a lot so it was great seeing some dogs out and about. Any day spent outside with some amazing people is always one for the books.
This day definitely made it on my list of Top 3 days ...
On the 20th May Kay Lennox - receptionist/administrator for Coverage Care will take over the first 100 completed blankets, visiting and distributing them to local schools, villages and hospitals, working along side 'African Vision Malawi' which is a non profit making charity supporting orphans and vulnerable ...
... is a town with a long, well-recorded history, since Roman times. It used to be one of the most important ports in the country, but in the Middle Ages the river silted up and Liverpool overtook Chester in importance. It used to be a Roman fort ("Chester" comes from 'caestra' = fort) and retains a complete city wall, which can be walked along, for its 2 mile circumference.
There were a few things we wanted to see, and we deliberately declined the church and the castle. ...
At the end of the Aquaduct, you have to make a sharp left hand turn to enter the Chirk Tunnel. Will was at the tiller for this part of our journey. This was built in 1801 and is 420 metres (459 yards) long and is brick lined with a towpath. There is no way of knowing if another canal boat is entering from the other end other than seeing a headlight in the distance. I opted ...
Other places to stay in Llangollen
Berwyn Road, Llangollen | 3 star hotelfrom $80
- Fab staff
- What a gem
- Suites not so Sweet
Bridge Street, Llangollen | 4 star hotelfrom $141
Bridge Street, Llangollen | 3 star hotelfrom $115
Berwyn, Llangollen | 2 star hotelfrom $131
Bryn Howel Lane, Trevor, Llangollen | 3 star hotelfrom $97
Berwyn Road, Llangollen | Hotelfrom $109
Llwynmawr, Llangollen | Hotelfrom $58
Bridge Street, Llangollen | Hotelfrom $45
Llangollen | Hotelfrom $73
Horseshoe Pass Road, Llangollen | Hotelfrom $116
18 Bridge Street, Llangollen | Hotelfrom $132