Ty'r Graig Castle
Travel Blogs from Barmouth
... talking to the attendant. He was a fascinating bloke who had worked for West Midlands safari park in the reptile area and now collected and took in / rescued spiders and reptiles., he said he had over 1000. He told us about the local marine life and said that they had only 3 days ago had had a pod of Dolphin in the area and has also been known to of had Whales and seals. After our chat we decided to make a move and came across a cherry picker that ...
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 ...
What lovely scenery in Wales, the place is so green, we decided to go to Snowdonia, it was a bit to far to walk up to the top so we took the train, which took 1hr to get to the top we had a real quick 1/2 hr there then we had to catch the train back down - another 1hr. It was quite misty up there but we managed to get some photos unfortunatly we couldn't see the coast at all.
... however, they seem perfectly placed amongst the green rolling hills and occasional ruins. The drive to the coast is lovely and I take my first turn behind the wheel. The roads are definitely narrow and several times Chris feels the bushes brush across his fingers but overall I don't find it too harrowing and we arrive in Borth, the coastal village near Aberystwyth we are staying in. We can see the beach and hear the roar of the waves from our window. The ...
... up behind the pub with a view of the water. Once again the
locals were great and so welcoming and whilst the accommodation may be free in
these places we are not so sure we are saving any money but we are certainly
On from there today up the centre and out to the coast of
Wales to a place called Aberaeron where we stopped for several hours taking in
the sea views and walking through the village.