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5 best Castles in Wales

What are the 5 best castles in Wales? The castles in Wales between the Norman Invasion in 1066 and the Civil War in England in 1651 were attacked by a succession of armies, attempting to dominate both the landscape and people of Wales. Castles vary significantly in size, construction and probably purpose. There are many […]

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Place names in the Welsh language

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In general a Welsh place name will describe the location in doing this a small number of words recur frequently. Examples of this are ABER -indicates where two waters meet, not always the sea. As many Aber place names are well inland for example Aberhonddu, Honddu being the name of the river in Brecon. Aberystwyth […]

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Location, location, location.

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Tan Yr Eglwys Cottages although being located in “centre of Neath Port Talbot” are in an ideal location for many of the best attractions & places of interest in South Wales. If I was to list all of the attractions & places of interest this blog would be 10 miles long. Some people think nothing […]

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