A Family Day at Penrhyn Castle

A Family Day at Penrhyn Castle

Whilst staying in North Wales we had plans to get out as much as possible and see a lot of different things. We have a soft spot for a castle or two...or rather I do. 

We looked at all the ones local to Bangor and most places seemed to say that Penrhyn Castle is the best one around and the views are also stunning. 

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A Day Out at Welsh Mountain Zoo

A Day Out at Welsh Mountain Zoo

On route to our weeks stay in North Wales we planned a stop off at the Welsh Mountain Zoo, this was midway between Stoke-on-Trent and our hotel. 

As the name suggests this is high up in the mountains that surround Colwyn Bay and to get there you do feel like you are driving into the clouds. Narrow roads take you to the entrance gate and before you park up you have to pay the entrance fee to the staff in the wooden huts. Parking is free and plenty of it. 

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On/Off Grid...a new way of living

On/Off Grid...a new way of living

On YouTube, I've been watching a series of vlogs by Dave Erasmus which is about him building something special called Corcovado. Corcovado is a place off the grid that for the past 8 months he's been calling home. A place that consists of a shepherd's hut to sleep in, a cooking area, and a few other things such as a vegetable patch and now another shepherd's hut. 

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