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Take a look below to find all our posts about Wales in chronological order:

North Wales Road Trip Itinerary: Beautiful Castles & Waterfalls

If you are looking for one of the most scenic road trips in the UK, visit North Wales. This part of the country is known as the Kingdom of Gwynedd with many beautiful North Wales castles. There are several mountains to climb and great valleys to explore. Not to mention that North Wales has also …

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3 Castles in South Wales Worth Visiting + Welsh Castle Hotels

Exploring Three Castles in South Wales + Castles you can stay in Wales Caerphilly Castle Every year I visit my late father’s home in Caerphilly in the South of Wales.  I grew up hearing stories about Caerphilly and my dad’s experiences from the age of fourteen working in the mines.  The stories he told that …

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Tracking Down Prehistoric Dolmens in Wales

Some of the world’s most impressive ancient burial chambers, or dolmens, stand in the green fields and copses of Wales. On a recent trip, my husband John and I tracked down several of these prehistoric sites, and each time I felt the eery sense of an ancient past brought into the present. The dolmens, which …

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The Scandals and Tales of Tredegar House in Wales

It was the mention of the famous pirate Capt. Henry Morgan that first sparked my interest when my cousin Nicola suggested we visit Tredegar House in Wales. Although Capt. Morgan, for whom the famous rum was named, was a distant grandson of the original owner of this 17th century Charles II era country house, it somehow …

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A Waterfall Walk in Wales

Waterfall Country in Fforest Fawr Geopark and Brecon Beacons National Park is one of South Wales’s natural gems, a collection of deep valleys, rocky gorges, ancient woodlands and over 16 stunning waterfalls connected by some 25 miles of walking trails. While visiting the park this summer, my family and I had a wonderful time exploring one of …

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Touring King Arthur’s Labyrinth in Wales

As you drive through the lush green Welsh countryside you’ll see gray, slate-covered hillsides towering over misty valleys. These Welsh mountains are riddled with abandoned mine shafts that penetrate deep into their heart. This atmospheric backdrop, and the crumbling stone castles that dot the Welsh countryside, have fuelled many ancient Welsh legends. It doesn’t take much …

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A Memorable Stay at Ruthin Castle in North Wales

Sometimes it’s where you stay that makes traveling so memorable. I often remember more about my hotel or resort than I do about my actual destination. And this is especially true of my stay at Ruthin Castle, an ancient luxury hotel on a brilliant green Welsh hilltop, overlooking a delightful, tiny stone village. There’s something …

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