In Search of Coffee | The Best Driving Road In The UK

Driving through Snowdonia is part of the adventure. The views and landscape are so awe inspiring and you really can just loose yourself in the wilderness. There are, as you can imagine some routes that are more spectacular than others. The drive from Dolgellau to Aberdovey through Bro-Dysyni, past Tal Y Llyn is just one of those. Here is a birds eye view of what to expect… simply stunning and said to be the best driving road in the UK.

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Snowdonia Information Pack


My parents are staying for the week and Sunday bought us a beautiful day; blue skies and turquoise sea, it was so clear we could see Criccieth from my sitting room window. As it had been 50 years since they last went there, I decided to spend a day in Criccieth… With my parents! With a little bit of planning, there is plenty to keep you occupied in Criciceth for an afternoon and if it’s one of those hot beach days, then a full day and evening would certainly be on the cards. We parked on the prom where it is £1 for 4 hours; this is perfect as it is in easy walking distance to the beach and cafes. We got there for lunch and as it was such a lovely day, we opted for the Swn Y Mor (Sound of The Sea) Cafe; lots of outside seating, sea views and a good selection of…

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Llew-Glas Café in Harlech, North Wales

I dropped in on Fraya and the girls at Llew-Glas Café in Harlech last week with my video camera. This is the result. P.S. Thanks for all the tea and cake. Music: Once In A Lifetime by Landon Austin [youtube][/youtube] Our self catering cottages nearby include Hengaeau and Moelwyn

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Cyclists looking down over Barmouth and the Mawddach Estuary

Things to do in Barmouth

[youtube][/youtube] I asked our friend Serena, a 19yr student from Barmouth, to write an article entitled ‘Things to do in Barmouth’. This is what she had to say. I live in Barmouth, North Wales. Love traveling, baking and Disney. I’m off to Uni in September.’ Here are my thoughts on the top things to do in the Barmouth. Serena Ice Cream Knickerbockers Ice Cream parlour is my favourite place to go to for a sweet fix in Barmouth. Classic flavours are available but there are also more adventurous choices like ‘bubblegum’ and ‘amaretto & black cherry’. My favourite is the lemon curd, irresistibly scrummy. Beach We are spoilt for choice for beaches in this area. Barmouth beach is possibly one of the nicest around however. The beach holds the coveted Blue Flag award for cleanliness.,Abermaw Fishing The most popular spots around Barmouth for fishing are the harbour at high tide and the railway bridge…

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