The Royal Victoria Hotel Snowdonia
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- Wireless internet connection in public areas
- Wireless internet connection in room (free)
- High-speed internet in room
- Free parking
- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
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Next day, down the west coast of Wales to Aberstwyth. We travelled via Penygroes, Porthmadog, Capel Uchaf, Pantglas, Bryncir, Garndolmaen, Pont Dolbenmaen, Cwym Desstraillan, Ysbyty Despairn, Penryhydeuraith, Maentwrog, Llan Ffestiniog, Trawnsfynnydd.
Welsh is the predominant language spoken in North Wales, but the locals ...
... is 182 miles long. We went back to the hotel for a nap before dinner. This is another manor house which has been in the family for multiple generations. Our room is large, with a fireplace, couch and large bathroom. Really nice and comfortable. This might be my favourite hotel so far. Dinner was delicious. Again the Welsh custom of starting in the bar with a drink. Your order is taken there and then you are escorted into the ...
... of Wales and the Irish coast.
Next, we drove to Beaumaris to visit their famous castle. Beaumaris is a coastal village with lots of atmosphere. Many tea shops and ice cream places. The castle was built in the late 1200's by Edward I when he fought and defeated the Prince of Wales. It was one of 12 castles he built to consolidate his power. The design incorporated a high circular wall inside the main outer wall. It was ...
... all the trees and tonight in the pub there were many locals speaking Welsh, again a different flavor. Only 2 nights here, (we are right on the water front, Terry and I have a wonderful bedroom facing the water, as I write this I can hear the surf pounding on the beach. Truly wish we had more time to spend in this beautiful spot.
A little aside, yesterday we took a steam engine ride for an hour in the ...
... ladies and kings stood, over 700 years ago! The stairs were worn down where thousands of feet had walked before, and the views from the turrets were incredible. I was like a little kid, so excited I nearly cried, and it was hard to go slowly through the castle as I wanted to run fast from place to place.
After the castle we took a walk through the town of Conwy, surrounded by the castle walls and still looking very much like a medieval village, but with ...