The Lodge

LL14 5AU, Wrexham, Wrexham County, North Wales, Wales, United Kingdom | Hotel
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This hotel is located on LL14 5AU, Wrexham.
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Travel Blogs from Wrexham

The most technically perfect, medieval castle.....

A travel blog entry by sueron on Aug 12, 2014

1 comment, 3 photos

... on all.
This castle was begun in 1295, on the order of King Edward I, in reaction to a Welsh rising. Although work initially progressed rapidly, funds were eventually siphoned off tp deal with troubles in Scotland, and the castle was never completed.
The design is actually amazing and relatively foolproof. Walking around and climbing on the unfinished remains gives you great insight into the planning and reasoning behind the ...

Warning

A travel blog entry by sueron on Aug 11, 2014

3 comments

... us!) So we walked - VERY uphill (and Ron's two cases are VERY heavy). We went further than 1/2 mile, to no avail. There are NO addresses, per se, so we didn't even know if we were close. I left Ron on a bench and walked on another 1/4 of a mile. Nothing. We enlisted the help of a passing dogwalker - no joy. We called a local taxi company and the dispatch lady tried to tell us how to go -no joy. Finally, a man who had seen us walking up the hill ...

North Wales, 4-7 Aug 2014

A travel blog entry by mcloughlin on Aug 11, 2014

22 photos

... between 1283 and 1289. He built it as a defence against the Welsh who were resisting his invasion. The town walls are over three quarters of a mile long with 22 towers. The castle is a world heritage site and, whilst it’s partly a ruin, enough has survived to make for an interesting visit. Edward’s soldiers must have been very fit and fearless though – there were lots of steep, narrow steps leading up to the battlements – the ...

Conwy and Snowden

A travel blog entry by summersabroad on Aug 09, 2014

... around the mountain. Though one day we’d like to climb it, we did get some lovely views on the drive – even pulling over several times to let me have a look and snap some photos.

Another long winding drive got us back to our yurt, though we’ve been enjoying our audio book on sustainable food culture, so we’re not precisely sorry for the length of time in the car. A brief nap, and we were ...

Horse Drawn Canal Trip

A travel blog entry by barbo on Aug 06, 2014

1 comment, 14 photos

... area, vegetated with heather and bracken and grazing Welsh Mountain sheep which are generally hardier and smaller than the other breeds. We drove to Lake Vyrnwy which is a reservoir supplying water for Liverpool. We have been here before, but had dinner here at the Tavern. Graham had lamb shanks and I had a traditional Welsh lamb stew called "cawl".
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