Showing posts from January, 2016

To the North Welsh Coast and Back

Bank holiday travels are mostly fun in any other time of the year that isn't December, particularly with extremely windy and wet weather. Despite the struggle to walk through the wind we managed to make the most of a day trip to Barmouth and back through Llangollen. Early start to the day, as per usual, arriving in Barmouth around half past ten and the chilly sea breeze was felt straight away. Barmouth is a lovely little town on the north west coast of Wales with beautiful buildings and a magnificent view of the mountain range with Cadair Idris in sight.

 Besides the slightly run down amusements (where barely anything worked) there is little to do during the Winter in Barmouth. There were a few shops open and we had a look around the round house before going to The Last Inn which is a Marstons pub on the harbour. The place opened at midday and by the time we got there at quarter past twelve it was almost full! We did manage to find a seat in a very cosy (squashed) corner. T…