Elen's Castle Hotel and Restaurant

Dolwyddelan, Dolwyddelan, Snowdonia National Park, Conwy County, North Wales, Wales, LL25 0EJ, United Kingdom | Inn
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The most technically perfect, medieval castle.....

A travel blog entry by sueron on Aug 12, 2014

1 comment, 3 photos

... spoken everywhere. Young people seem to switch between the languages seamlessly as they chatter. The Welsh written language looks very different from English - and the pronunciations do not beginning to match the spellings using traditional English rules. So far, there has been great tolerances in stores, at the "I", from bus drivers and wait staff, for our poor tries at pronouncing place names and unknown food items.

We love ...

Warning

A travel blog entry by sueron on Aug 11, 2014

3 comments

Some days, the public transport system is not all that user=friendly. Luckily, this is the exception, rather than the rule. Today, to move to Wales, we were scheduled to take 3 trains and a bus.
(We wondered at the bus part, because there IS a train station at Porthmadog. More on that later.) The first train performed well (pat pat). The second train was to get us to our connection with just 6 minutes to spare. It ended up running 18 minutes ...

North Wales, 4-7 Aug 2014

A travel blog entry by mcloughlin on Aug 11, 2014

22 photos

... Williams-Ellis, between 1925 and 1975, on his own private peninsula on the coast of Snowdonia. He built it in the style of an Italian village and incorporated fragments of demolished buildings, including works by a number of other architects. A number of the statues etc were donated to Portmerion, including an impressive colonnade which came from Bristol and would otherwise have been demolished. It’s an interesting place but we thought it looked a bit ...

Conwy and Snowden

A travel blog entry by summersabroad on Aug 09, 2014

... dinner and a chance to find internet, as we’ve some things that need arranging back in the US prior to our arrival.

Tonight is rainy, meaning that there was no thought of making a camp fire. Ben did, however, start a fire in our little stove, which has taken some of the bite off the air inside the yurt. With a hot water bottle to curl up to, I think we’ll manage a better night’s sleep than ...

Heat, More Castles and Anglesey‏

A travel blog entry by mandyandcharlie on Jul 23, 2014

3 photos

... few days have been wonderful - hot and slightly humid, but with very little air movement, which seems to exacerbate the feeling of heat. We have had temperatures in the late 20's, but when there's no breeze and the heat is coming up off the pavement, it's well into the 30's. Beautiful!
Today we headed north to Caernarfon, where we visited the majestic Caernarfon Castle, built between 1283 and 1330 by King Edward I ...

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This inn, located on Dolwyddelan, Dolwyddelan, is near Swallow Falls, Llechwedd Slate Caverns, Tree Top Adventure, and Dolwyddelan Castle.
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