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Wales travel stories

Have a Haunted Holiday In Wales

(New York, NY – September 13, 2011) - In Wales paranormal phenomena abound – not just at Hallowe’en (Calan Gaeaf), but year ‘round.  Bizarre and eerie events are par for the course at countless locations around Wales.  Savor the supernatural: visit a haunted castle,...

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Exploring Northern Wales in Photos

My memory of Wales was the brief stopover in Hollyhead on my way over to Dun Laoghaire. It was a seaside town where I drank a pint in a dark pub and then hopped on a ferry. For the most part, Wales was little more than a leapfrog from England to Ireland. It would take...

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Jane Eyre Movie Locations Featured in Wayfarers’ UK Walk

Newport, Rhode Island, March 4th, 2011 – Long before this month’s release of director Cary Fukunaga (Sin Nombre) and screenwriter Moira Buffini’s (Tamara Drewe) bold new film version of Charlotte Brontë’s beloved Jane Eyre, The Wayfarers had created a seven-day walk...

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Christmas in Cardiff, Wales

Every winter, the lawn outside Cardiff’s City Hall is transformed into a large ice rink as part of the city’s "Winter Wonderland." Children and adults alike can skate to the sounds of DJs and live bands, within view of the city’s picturesque civic center.  Those not...

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Conwy, North Wales’ Walled Town

The town of Conwy is stunningly situated by any standards. On one side it is bounded by a river estuary and the other three sides are protected by its 13th century walls. The walls are over three-quarters of a mile long, guarded by no less than 22 towers, and...

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Beaumaris Castle in Wales

Castle was the last and largest of Edward I’s castles, begun in 1295 and never finished. The plans for its Great Hall indicate that it would have been twice its present height if it had been completed. Its ingenious and perfectly symmetrical walls-within-walls design...

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Stay at Prince Charles’ Country Home

CARMARTHENSHIRE, WALES, February 4, 2009 - - Americans in search of a vacation retreat that’s fit for a king will be pleased to know that they can now stay at Prince Charles’ Welsh country home in Carmarthenshire and, quite literally, live like a royal. Llwynywermod,...

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Chasing the Holy Grail to Dinas Bran Castle

There’s nothing like a medieval castle to exhume one’s sense of romance however deeply it may be buried beneath the mundane. And Wales, that piece of geography that bulges from British soil into the Irish Sea like a full belly, has close to 400 of them in various...

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Wales in 2008

January 12th-14th Saturnalia Wobble/ Ramble, Llanwrtyd Wells A feast of Roman drinks, foods and frolics, walking and mountain biking February to April Six Nations Rugby March 1st St David’s Day (Dydd Gŵyl...

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Celebrate at Bodysgallen Hall and Spa

Everything is coming up roses, now that Summer has arrived at Bodysgallen Hall, arguably the most beautiful hotel in the British Isles. Standing in over 200 acres of its own parkland, with spectacular views of Snowdonia and Conwy Castle, Bodysgallen Hall provides all...

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Gypsy Accommodations in Wales

WALES, May 2, 2007 – An authentic Gypsy caravan set in its own acre of riverside meadow, a restored Edwardian railway carriage built as a sleeper coach for the Great Western Railway and a fabulously secluded farmhouse on a 12-acre working sheep farm are among the...

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