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NATIONAL TRUST PROPERTIES IN NORTH WALES
 

National Trust Properties In North Wales

It is said that more people visit a National Trust property at the weekend in the UK than attend a football match – that’s quite a feat to be more popular than our national sport. So if you are one of those who isn’t currently gripped by the World Cup, you might be more interested in what the National Trust has on offer here in North Wales, after all, we are a land steeped in myth and legends. Here are our favorite National Trust Properties in North Wales…

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Things To Do In Anglesey
 

Things To Do In Anglesey

Anglesey is the largest island in Wales. Easily accessed by two bridges, it is an island steeped in history with a wealth of things to do and places to see. The puffins and seals make this a wildlife haven as do the many blue flag beaches. A fantastic selection of shops, cafes and award-winning restaurants combined with the formidable Beaumaris Castle and fantastic legends make it a great holiday destination. Here is our guide on things to do in Anglesey 2018: https://youtu.be/VNL4M0lVT3g   ACTIVITIES BEAUMARIS CASTLE It is said to be the most technically perfect castle in Great Britain and has few that rival it. Set in the town of Beaumaris, it is certainly a must visit when in Anglesey. SOUTH STACK LIGHTHOUSE South Stack Lighthouse is situated on a small island, just off the coast of Holyhead on the North coast of Anglesey. Built in 1809 it is still in use today. Make your way…

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Historic Houses of Snowdonia

Snowdonia is home to some beautiful houses. Ambling around, taking in the incredible interiors, stunning gardens and histories are always a great way to while away an afternoon and the tales of romance, bribery and smuggling of contraband are just an added bonus! If you are looking for something different to do while you are here or the weather is getting in the way of your outdoor activities, why not take a day out and visit some of these beautiful homes. Here are four of our favourite historic houses of Snowdonia…   PENRYN CASTLE | BANGOR Home to Dawkins – Pennant’s, this mock castle in Norman style is so impressive with its abundance of intricate plaster and stone carving; especially the stone staircase which is breathtaking. Queen Victoria is one of the more notable guests and the slate bed which was commissioned for her stay in 1859 is still in situ. A walled garden, extensive formal…

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Rib Rides Diary - Anglesey
 

Rib Rides Diary - Anglesey

After hearing a lot of great reviews on the Rib Ride experience in Anglesey, we went to see what it was all about and it certainly didn’t disappoint… Apart from the obvious thrill of racing down the menai straits at high speed by boat, the trip also includes an insight to a lot of interesting facts about the area; not a dull list of dates, but great stories of the past and all the shenanigans that went on in that neck of the woods. Having gone under Menai bridge, we entered into the swellies, its a section of the straights where the currents are particularly strong where you’ll see whirlpools – don’t worry, they aren’t going to swallow the boat up, but none the less give you an understanding of why Nelson called the Menai Straits the most treacherous stretch of water in the world. Carrying on under Britannia bridge, we then did a fly by…

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