June 24, 2018

The Iron Age Hill Fort at Tre Ceiri on the Lleyn Peninsular in North Wales dates back to 200 B.C.
This site ,“Town of the Giants” is one of the most spectacular ancient monuments in the British Isles. This site was used by the Celts during the Roman Invasion of North W...

June 19, 2018

Hywel Roberts, who moved stateside 20 years ago, was visiting the area with an American tour group he had organised to explore north Wales. The group stayed at Tan y Gader, a luxury guesthouse in Dolgellau, which formerly served as the town’s maternity home between 193...

June 8, 2018

Yesterday a hike up the Cnicht in the Moelwynion Mountain range in the Snowdonia National Park in North Wales. This 689 meter majestic peak often referred as the Matterhorn of Wales can be reached from the village of Croesor. The fence made out of spoils from the local...

June 7, 2018

Our first stop yesterday was the National Museum of Slate in Llanberis followed by lunch in Llanrwst at Ty Hwnt-y-Bont. We spent the afternoon at Bodnant Gardens walking around in the glorious sunshine. Last nights dinner at the Sgwar in Tremadoc where we celebrated a...

June 6, 2018

After breakfast at our comfortable Guest House, Tan Y Gader in Dolgellau yesterday morning, Steve our friendly taxi driver drove us to Blaenau Ffestiniog. We boarded the Ffestiniog Mountain Highland Railway to the seaport town of Porthmadog. A couple of love birds unde...

June 5, 2018

Yesterday morning a visit to Castell y Bere, built by the Welsh Prince Llewelyn the Great in the 1220’s to defend the southwest part of the princedom of Gwynedd. Close by we visited the ancient Mary’s Chapel. Lunch in Aberystwyth and teatime at Nant Eos, a Georgian man...

June 4, 2018

We started off this morning in the foothills of Cader Idris and visited a Bronze Age burial ground. An old homestead above the Black Road built by the Romans 2000 years ago. Walking through glades of ancient oaks, hazel, holly and mountain ash trees, and the falls in A...

June 1, 2018

This morning our stalwart group of Walkabouters hiked up Tre Ceiri considered the finest Iron Age hill fort on these Isles. We descended the 1500 foot peak overlooking the Irish Sea down to Nant y Gwtheryn, a Welsh Learning Residential Center where we drank tea and gor...

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