Snowdonia, a full spectrum for the senses

Snowdonia is known for its wet weather, but variation is the spice of life. On a grim day its moody and then when the sun shines, the region sparkles with crisp clarity. In the summer, the hours are long and in the winter, the peaks are coated with snow.

via 4 reasons I love Snowdonia | Katrina Megget

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White Cliffs of Dover, icon of Britain

This landscape was surprisingly different to any other I had seen before – which is just what I had hoped for. The cliffs were high and dropped straight into the ocean. When standing on top of them there were no restrictions. You’re only barrier was your level of comfort with standing so close to the edge.

via White Cliffs of Dover  – Another Sharing Project

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Hwnt i’r Bont is your cup of tea

Tu Hwnt i’r Bont, (Beyond the Bridge) is a grade II listed building in the delightful market town of Llanrwst in Wales. Built as a residential dwelling in 1480, and later during the 16th century used as the Courthouse for the surrounding area.

via TQE Magazine

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Game of Thrones ft. The Dark Hedges

Just in case there is anyone out there not familiar, the Dark Hedges are two rows of ancient knobbly grey-green beech trees on either side of a thin road. They slope towards each other, as if reaching out for comfort. At the tops the thin branches cross like spindly fingers locked together, forming an arch which blocks out the sunlight, creating something almost sinister and disturbingly beautiful.

via The Dark Hedges and aunt Rosetta | What’s a daddy for?

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Edinburgh Castle above it all

To me, Edinburgh was the most captivating of the cities we visited on this trip. The grand old stone buildings, the charm of Old Town, the Georgian and Victorian architecture of New Town, and being a city bustling with activity; – let alone the highly visible Edinburgh Castle sitting high on a hill above it all.

via On Edinburgh

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A Tourist in my own Country

Amidst rolling hills and meadows of the British countryside is The Cotswolds, a very famous place for people to explore. Secret gardens, charming rivers and lakes, and quaint architecture in the villages are all part and parcel of what to expect in the Cotswolds, and its location in the Thames Valley, just an hour or so away from London Paddington makes it one of the best getaways from urban life.

via A Tourist in my own Country – backpackerlee

Update: The picturesque village Bibury that is taking you back in time to fairytales with dwarfs or with Harry Potter. Low windows, honey-coloured stone houses, enchant the eye and tickle the imagination.

via Boxing Day in Cotswolds  – portaitofmythoughts

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Wales Road Trip Inspiration

Holidays in Wales are becoming increasingly popular, but don’t just take our word for it- Lonely Planet has also named North Wales as one of the top regions to visit in 2017. With mountains, lakes, coasts and castles it’s not hard to see why, and campervan hire is one of the best ways to see it all!

via Wales Road Trip Inspiration | Campervan Hire Wales