Prince Of Wales Hotel
Travel Blogs from Caernarfon
After a yummy breakfast (omelet for me, poached eggs for dad, haddock for Claire and cereal for Graham), we headed off for a day of exploring the 13th century castles of Henry I. Graham's quote regarding the castles, "now THIS is what I've been talking about." We counted hundreds and hundreds of steps climbing every tower. Despite rainy weather, it was a super fun ...
Leisurely morning and a good bit of driving to end up on the northern coast of Wales. We chilled at the hotel a bit while the kids got a swim. Then Italian pizza and pasta for dinner followed by some ice cream as we walked around this sleepy old town. Great views of the Irish Sea out the hotel ...
... visit of Fishguard we drove and found the information centre at Cardigan. We got help but unlike Ireland it was only basic info and I couldn't get any internet to help. We decided from here that we were castled and Abbied out so we would just head north on the coastal route. We eventually pulled up in a place called Porthmadog which had quite a long stoney beach, sadly the weather had turned miserable. After nearly being locked in the ladies public toilet ...
Back to Wales today to see Port Meirion. If anyone watched prisoner (the English one,many years ago) it was filmed there. It is a quaint place that is not what it seems, some of the buildings look quite huge but in realty it is just a facade. Although on saying that you can rent out some of the little cottages or there is a hotel there you can stay ...
... the green valleys below, and enjoyed seeing the rock ruins and slate fences left from a previous 1800's home in the foothills of Mt. Snowdon. The working farm nearby is managed by the National Trust, and a steady stream of hikers passed by Welsh sheep and cattle that couldn't be bothered to stop grazing for long. We also found Wales to be such an idyllic place, and Dan and I were really glad that we had a few days to enjoy this fascinating country a ...
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