Village Urban Resort Swansea
Travel Blogs from Swansea
Picked up the rental car and Rhe practiced driving around Cardiff, inadvertently in circles, thanks to Tom (the GPS) and Joanne's lack of navigation skills. Finally got out of town and had a fun day driving around the beautiful hills in Pentyrch. Made our way to Newport and Caerleon looking for sites of burials and residences of Rhe's ancestors. Rhe did all the driving and Joanne the back-seat-driving/navigation.
Joanne was very impressed ...
SO MUCH CURSED SAND DOWN AND UPHILL (At one point, I called up to Donnie, “You’ll have to lasso me and pull me up!” His reply: “See you in Mumbles” by which he meant, “Oh, my darling wife, I have no rope and so, alas, cannot help you in the way you and I would both like!!” I speak "heckling" so that's how I knew to translate it that way. How can you have sand dunes going up a cliff so far away from ...
... 8217;s like there was never a blister there. And it also seems to provide some sort of protective power against new ones. I love them with a deep and passionate love.
Instead of going back to Rhossili Beach, we cheated and headed out back of our BnB where we could pick up the trail and save ourselves a few miles. Our lovely hostess led us out part way and gave instructions on how to reach the path, and miraculously we didn’t get lost on the ...
... did overrun this magical place, in 1953, when its shallow mountain stream became a roaring river but the people & the place recovered and its just picture postcard perfect now. One of its nicknames is little Switzerland and it has that look, all spires, lazy chimney smoke spiralling upwards and birds flying below you when you look down from Lynton towards Lynmouth.
The beach is stony and not its highlight but to sit on the beach and to be surrounded by towering cliffs is ...
... and some signs have to be enormous! I can't begin to guess how to pronounce some of the words, many of which appear to be completely lacking vowels.
We found Wales's only whisky distillery at Penderyn, and Charlie just had to have a tasting, declaring the madeira single malt 'smooth and delicious'. A bottle has found its way into the motorhome, along with a bottle of 'Merlyn' Welsh ...
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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Fitness/Health center