Y Branwen Hotel

Fford Newydd, Harlech, Gwynedd, North Wales, Wales, LL46 2UB, United Kingdom | Hotel
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The most technically perfect, medieval castle.....

A travel blog entry by sueron on Aug 12, 2014

1 comment, 3 photos

That's what Ron read - and he was hooked. Back on the bus we got for the endless 20 miles (please tell me we won't do that again!) and then on another bus - only 30 more minutes. The saving grace was driving into the town of Beaumaris - it was like driving into a posh resort on the sea. A very long, tree-lined (on one side) boulevard right on the estuary. The water was rough and full-bodied; the yachts dotted all over the water; 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 ...

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 ...

The Beginning of the End

A travel blog entry by summersabroad on Aug 08, 2014

... were a lot of them over a several-hour drive. At last, after a wrong turn or two, we made it to the little one-road town of Cemmaes and headed on up the neighboring hill-side. And up. And up still more. And at last we came to our new home for three days: a sheep farm (i.e. pasture land) on which, set back further up the hill-side and tucked behind a large tree, stood a yurt. A real Mongolian yurt. When I first saw it, having known we’d ...

To the sea

A travel blog entry by daily4 on Aug 04, 2014

1 comment, 17 photos

... steam train is running down to Tywyn and stops if you put your hand out. Of course, I missed it by minutes.

the lady at the mini station helped me find the not so track to get us closer to town which I promptly fudged up for 10 minutes by going the wrong way. not before I lifted the 80 pound dog over a fence. no, there is no photographic evidence..I'm pretty sure we were trespassing at that point.

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This hotel, located on Fford Newydd, Harlech, is near Portmeirion Village, Harlech Castle, Royal St. David's Golf Club, and Offa's Dyke.
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