Visit Wales?

You may have seen the recent TV adverts from the Welsh Assembly, ‘Holidays Unpackaged’, well I’ve just returned from a holiday and Wales, so how do they compare to reality.

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Welsh Holiday

Well I’ve outdone myself this time. I have found many outstanding holiday cottages over the years but none in such a spectacular location.

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Last day – Pontcysyllte Aqueduct

Last day of the holiday – time for just one more excursion – the Pontcysyllte Aqueduct

Pontcysyllte Aqueduct

I’d seen it featured on a TV show earlier in the year and as it was close to the route home I added it to my itinery. Recently it was added to the list of World Heritage Sites.

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Sunset Now

Last full day in Wales and it end it ended with a spectacular sunset.

Snowden Sunset

But the day started with heavy rain so it was destined to be a bit of a mixed bag.

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Conwy & Padarn

Paid a return visit to Conwy today.

Conwy Bridges

The town has a lot of charm and contains one of the best castles in Wales – there are some very high towers that command stunning views.

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Moelfre & Traeth Lligwy

Today I took a drive over the Menai Bridge to Anglesey and visited Moelfre for the start of a walk along the coastal path.


Moelfre is one of the nicer places I have visited on the island and it is reminiscent of Cornwall.

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