Portmeirion, Wales – Seaside surrealism

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Rate our ReviewsPortmeirion is part rural seaside resort, part working village (yes, people actually live here…and visitors stay here too!), but most of all it’s a whimsical, neo-classical folly, the surreal, decades-long pet project of the architect Clough Williams-Ellis.

Gwynedd, Wales – Castles of Edward I – Magnificent Badge of Subjection’ ?

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Rate our ReviewsWales has more castles per square mile than anywhere else in Europe. There are over 600 in all, dominating the verdant landscape and pulling in countless visitors each year. In my South Wales hometown of Bridgend alone there are three, so it’s little surprise that a lot of my childhood memories consist of […]