North Wales: Llangollen

When we were looking for somewhere to stay in North Wales, we really weren’t sure where to start.  The guides that we read said to stay near Chester.  But when I started my search most places we wanted to visit took us closer to the coast or to Snowdonia.  We wanted to be able to visit castles near the border of England/Wales but to also head west towards Snowdonia and more north to the coast as well.  After some back and forth, we ended up in Llangollen. Continue reading

Wild for North Wales

I can’t say that I’ve ever had this huge burning desire to visit Wales.  But then I never had that urge to visit Iceland either and it ended up being one of the most amazing trips we’ve ever taken.  So when we found that our original plans weren’t going to work out for the kids’ May break, I decided to look closer to home.  We’ve been to England, Scotland and Ireland.  But we hadn’t made it to Wales yet. Continue reading