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Portmeirion, Gwynedd, North Wales, Wales, United Kingdom | Ranch
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Travel Blogs from Portmeirion

The most technically perfect, medieval castle.....

A travel blog entry by sueron on Aug 12, 2014

1 comment, 3 photos

... on all.
This castle was begun in 1295, on the order of King Edward I, in reaction to a Welsh rising. Although work initially progressed rapidly, funds were eventually siphoned off tp deal with troubles in Scotland, and the castle was never completed.
The design is actually amazing and relatively foolproof. Walking around and climbing on the unfinished remains gives you great insight into the planning and reasoning behind the ...

Warning

A travel blog entry by sueron on Aug 11, 2014

3 comments

... saw us walking down the hill, took pity on us - asked where we were going - knew the couple here well, loaded us into his car and drove us right here. We NEVER would have found it!!!
The little town is actually quite nice and we are looking forward to our 4 days of activity here.
We should sleep well tonite. Ha Ha!!
Oh, yes - the train station: There is work being done on a couple of miles of track - ergo, no train into this town. ...

Conwy and Snowden

A travel blog entry by summersabroad on Aug 09, 2014

Last night was a touch miserable, I'm sorry to say. I was cold, there was a loud rainstorm (as anyone who has slept in a tent knows, the sound magnifies), and Ben simply couldn’t get comfortable. A bit tired in the morning, our early waking meant we got an early start on our drive further North, to Conwy (near Bangor) to see the castle. Though we stopped briefly to view another tower on the way, we largely made a ...

The Beginning of the End

A travel blog entry by summersabroad on Aug 08, 2014

... these days.

Our facilities consist of eco-toilets down the hill, near where we parked our car (should be interesting at night) and an eco-shower should we desire a luke-warm spritz in the mornings.

In the afternoon, the yurt was a touch warm, which I thought boded well for the night. But by the time we came back from dinner and started brushing our teeth, it was a touch on the frigid side. Hopefully, the comforter will do the trick ...

To the sea

A travel blog entry by daily4 on Aug 04, 2014

1 comment, 17 photos

... walk awaits. I seriously think this particular route is rarely traversed except for the extremely large population of sheep that inhabit the area around it, the farmers desperately trying to keep their stock under control and an odd mountain biker or two ( true single track).

after winding over the top for a few km, down & walking out of the valley one come across a set of train tracks. right now the ...

Location

This ranch, located in Portmeirion, is near Ffestiniog Railway, Welsh Highland Railway, Welsh Highland Railway, and Harlech Castle.
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