10th May 2008 at 6:44 pm

All good things.

Day 8 of the spring break and time to head home. But not before I visit one more Castle.

Kenilworth castle in Warwickshire.  An interesting place with some very interesting history.

9th May 2008 at 8:52 pm

Menai. Straight.

No sun as I head-off on day 7 of my Spring break.  Today will be spent traveling along the banks of the Menai Strait – first stop, Caernarfon Castle.

8th May 2008 at 5:53 pm

Angle-seen

Spring Break, Day 6.  I spent the day on Anglesey and managed to see everything I wanted to see on the island.  First, the breakwater at Holyhead – the longest in Britain at one and a half miles.

7th May 2008 at 7:03 pm

More Ups and Downs.

Day 5 of the Spring Break.  Bodnant Garden first – another National Trust property.

6th May 2008 at 6:37 pm

Stepping Up (and Down) to the Challenge

Spring Break – Day 4.  Time to tackle Anglesey for the first time and to begin with, the South Stack Lighthouse.

5th May 2008 at 7:44 pm

I’m Not a Number!

Day 3 – The destination carefully chosen as this as Bank Holiday and also the weather is potentially very changeable. I settled on Portmeirion – the location used for the Prisoner TV Series.

4th May 2008 at 9:19 pm

Raindon?

Day two and after the 300 mile journey yesterday, I was not going to drive too far.

Last time I visited the area I took the train up to the top of Snowdon.  What I didn’t realise then was how much more there was locally.  This time I visited the Padarn Country Park at the foot of the mountain.