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As we traveled north from Aberystwyth to Portmeirion, our journey took us to some historic and picturesque sites and we enjoyed lunch and shopping for some Welsh souvenirs while on route.


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Land of Castles
the Country
of Wales

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Pont Minllyn (Minllyn Bridge) is a sevententh century double arched packhorse bridge built by Dr. John Davies, rector of the parish, to transport flannel over the Dyfi River for the journey to be sold in England.

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The Cistercian Abbey of Cymer was founded 1198-1199 and was never a wealthy abbey but they did own a high quality stud horse, which supplied high-quality horses to Llywelyn ap Iowerth.

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The Dyffryn Burial Chambers are a pair of structures erected in the Neolithic Age ,3000-1900 before common era , and for the communal burial of the dead and was originally covered by stones.

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Pennal is a village along A493 road and Owain Glyndwr wrote the Pennal Letter of 1406, a letter advising the King of France of his plans for an independent Wales.


Links to Our Visit in 2008 to Wales

Wales Home Page

The Mid-Wales Border

Aberystwyth

Devil's Bridge

Dyfi Furnace

Mountains and Seashore

Castell y Bere

Dyfi River Valley

Harlech Castle

Snowdonia

Llechwedd Slate Caverns

Criccieth Castle

Anglesey Island

Beaumaris Castle

Llangollen

Rug Chapel



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