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Conwy and the Sychnant Pass The beautiful little town of Conwy is home to the annual Honey Festival, always a must visit on our calendar as it's a chance to stock up with honey from a wide range of local producers. We normally buy enough for the year. It never ceases to amaze me how different honeys can be and I can never now settle for the mass produced supermarket versions.                   ...

Llanrwst Pont Fawr Llanrwst is a lovely little Welsh market town nestling on the banks of the river Conwy on the edge of Snowdonia. It's a traditional community which has managed to escape the creep of the chain stores and retains a range of independent shops and businesses and of course the market in the town centre which is held every Tuesday morning. It is most famous for its bridge over the...

One in an occasional series of places we have visited and enjoyed. Cerrig y Ddinas is an Iron Age hill fort over looking the Conwy valley about 3 miles from Conwy itself. We would recommend approaching from Conwy rather than from the Henryd road. Both are very steep in parts and single track but the Henryd route is very narrow for mos of its length and passing places are very few. The road from C...

North Wales is synonymous with dogs - it's a rural farming area and every one seems to have a dog or two! This is intended as a guide to some of the best places to take your dogs to be sure of a warm welcome.  It's far from complete and I'll be adding to it regularly so please let me know if you visit somewhere that you think I should know about and I'll include it Although Tafarn Y Fedw translate...
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