OS Grid Ref:- SH 6670 One of the most majestic sights of the Welsh mountains is Rhaeadr Fawr or Aber Falls as it is known in English. Situated in the foothills…

Since I took these shots a couple of days ago, we have had frost, so that is the end of the beautiful dahlias for the year.

By the time I noticed that a sunset was happening, and grabbed my camera and got myself down to the beach, the sun has disappeared and I thought I had missed…

A Victorian castle (1820-45) with park and garden overlooking the Menai Strait. The park has lawns and speciment trees. The walled garden at Penrhyn Castle,…

You may remember that I posted similar pictures at this time last year. Penrhyn Castle is one of the most admired of the numerous mock castles built in the…

Anyone confused about the reference above to the mountain not being a “Marilyn”, I add the following explanation! A Marilyn is “a hill of any height with a drop…

This is the final set of pictures I took at Bodnant last week, but I will be going back in the next few weeks as the Autumn Glory comes to a peak.

The impressive three-storeyed Ynys-y-pandy slate processing works, which served the Gorseddau Quarry, was built in 1856-7 by Evan Jones of Garndolbenmaen and…

The rams (the fellows with the orange marks) have just been put in with the ewes, so there is a bit of tension in the air!

The gardens are varied and include formal gardens bounded by clipped box hedges, ornamental ponds and pools and formal herbaceous borders, an enclosed laburnum…
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