Elen's Castle Hotel and Restaurant
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... through the Welsh countryside as we had put the country route into the sat nav, this was very pretty and challenging. We went along tiny country roads next to streams and country cottages with the occasional village and up over mountains with sheep on steep slopes so high you could barely make them out. Because we were close we we took a slight detour and found the train station with the longest name just for a photo opportunity. ...
... that a couple of people were prepared to claim that the £1 bus fare was the best value for money they'd had for some time!
Sunday morning was bright, but with plenty of showers around. After driving to Croesor, we walked (pretty slowly!) up the west ridge of Moelwyn Mawr, getting into the cloud near the top. As there looked to be a chance of the clag clearing, we had lunch just beyond the summit, in a sheltered spot. No clearance, but some ...
A quote from a famous Welsh anthem, sung by massed choirs. The Welsh are famous for their voices - think Ric*********** and opera singer Bryn Terfel.
Barmouth nestles among the steep hills of Snowdonia on the estuary of the River Mawddach.
... It was very fast driving on the A55, through the Conway Tunnel because we by passed all the little towns. We crossed to Anglesey over the 'new' bridge and took the road to Beaumaris. It hasn't changed too much over the years although there are a few more houses along the way. When we entered Beaumaris we saw the marina at the beginning of town, and headed past to ...
Some of the group even managed to squeeze in coffee and assorted chocolate/fudgy things afterwards.
The rest of the group disappeared into the wet at about 4.30pm, leaving us to enjoy the delights of this lovely place.
"Would you like dinner?"
But probably not until November, at the earliest.