Royal Oak Hotel
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... to Conwy on the Northern coast of Wales. It was a lovely fishing village within a walled town attached to one of the best preserved castles in the U.K. We stayed at another great B&B and had a wonderful time crawling all over Conwy Castle and walking the walls on our first day. We also got tour an ancient merchants house and took a wonderful walk up the coast to the beach! It was definitely not swim suit season! Peter bought some Welsh Scotch (which he says is ...
... as the current battles underneath the surface. In every season this
place is beautiful but it is hauntingly so when the rain has driven everyone
else into hiding leaving only a few left to enjoy its solitude. The quiet of
the pier has a way of recharging you when life gets too stressful. It’s a landmark of North Wales that one cannot
miss out on when visiting.
... of the largest underground caverns, a mountain biking centre and a group of ziplines through the quarry, but I was there for the underground tour of the old mines.
The Llechwedd quarry opened in 1846 and is still an active quarry today. The mountains surrounding the quarry are largely made up of unused slate - during the Victorian era they had about a 90% wastage from the mining. (I.e. for every 200 tons of slate mined, only 20 was actually usable.) With ...
... different breeds in Britain alone!), next the shearer shears the sheep with the fleece in one piece, then the fleece is graded and washed and then sold to the mill. Once at the mill, they break it apart and add an oil to it for processing. Then is goes through a machine with these tiny hooks to separate and straighten it. This is just cool to see, a big drum type wheel picks up the strands of wool and delivers them to the next part. The next machine takes this fluff and spins ...