The National Showcaves Centre – Part 2

The National Showcaves Centre – Part 2

Back inside Dan-yr-Ogof, angelic formations, indoor lakes and pillars of alabaster reside within the other explorable cavernous areas. But for those more intrigued by human history than geological ones will also have a go to exhibit. Ogof yr Esgyrn or  The Bone Cave, takes its very literal name from the discovery that was made in the deeper sections of tunnels...

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The National Showcaves Centre – Part 1

The National Showcaves Centre – Part 1

Dan-yr-Ogof for non-Welsh speakers is the name of the National Showcaves Center. Located in the middle of the two towns Carmarthen and Abergavenny in southern Wales, this multifaceted activity and cultural hub is a fun packed bundle of activities for families looking to get the best for their money. With indoor and outdoor features that range from exploring...

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King Arthur’s Labyrinth Adventure

King Arthur’s Labyrinth Adventure

On the border of mid and Northern Wales, situated in southern Snowdonia is a unique adventure waiting to be stumbled upon by families and all travelers alike. King Arthur’s Labyrinth Adventure is a one of a kind family day out that manages to cram in several new and exciting element that other attractions lack. Its placement, presentation, mystery and...

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Why Snowdon? – Part 2

Why Snowdon? – Part 2

As you might imagine with a mountain, especially with one as big as Snowdon, those who love rock climbing are going to be flocking to get vertical. The Snowdon massif (which is a collection of mountain ranges in Snowdonia) is home to many a cliff face for death defying mountaineers. The cliffs here actually are said to be the site of the first ever recorded...

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Why Snowdon? – Part 1

Why Snowdon? – Part 1

With a height of over one thousand metres above sea level, the huge rock formation known as Snowdon is the largest mountain in Wales and in fact the British Isles. Formed by volcanic ruptures in the Paleozoic era around 485 million years ago, this gargantuan mountain sits proudly atop a beautiful landscape of green hills and wet lakes. The superb vistas, and...

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The Music of Wales

The Music of Wales

There is no doubt that music is part of the Welsh identity. Any national occasion not only has the crowd passionately singing the national anthem but will also see many people turning up early to sing along with a choir, or a group, that has been invited as the pre event warm up. The tradition of singing emanates from the church with many songs sung in churches...

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