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Is this one of the best train rides in the world?

Is this one of the best train rides in the world?

 

You can board the Cambrian Railway train to Shrewsbury. The line runs along the coast of Cardigan bay with spectacular sea views. You can get off at Barmouth or go to Aberdovey and visit these wonderful coastal resorts. A great day out, all for the price of a rail ticket. You can see more about the Cambrian Line on a Channel 5 documentary. Trains also go to Pwllheli from Porthmadog.

When it all started

When it all started

  The Lookout is part of a mix of houses and flats built in the late 60's, early 70's on the old slate wharf at Porthmadog. Sailing ships would tie up and be loaded with slates destined for roofs all around the world. The development was called South Snowdon...

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Mirror Mirror!

Mirror Mirror!

I was sitting on the sofa and looking at the view but also noticed a large expanse of blank wall. it occurred to me that a mirror could look amazing. i bought some mirror tiles and blue tacked them onto the wall. The result was spectacular. I could see all along the...

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41 The Lookout, South Snowdon Wharf, Porthmadog, Gwynedd,  LL49 9ND

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