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Surfing Adventures

Jul 24, 2021

Let’s face it, when you come to Wales you usually get a little wet, so why not get a whole lot wetter and have a go at surfing! Just 18…

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Snowdon Part 1: Myths and legends

May 18, 2017

The most talked about and walked about mountain in Britain, Snowdon, is one of the main reasons people come to stay with us at Aberconwy House. As we are only…

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Snowdon Part 2: Q&A time about experiencing the mountain.

Apr 18, 2017

How big is it? At 1,085 metres or 3,560 feet, Snowdon is the highest mountain in Wales and England (but not in Britain; that honour goes to Ben Nevis, in…

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Welsh National Costume: The Welsh Hat, undressed – Part 2

Apr 18, 2016

Following on from Part 1 where I looked at the origins of the Welsh painting ‘Salem’ that depicted what was meant to be typical Welsh costume, my research led me…

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Welsh National Costume: the origins of a painting – Part 1

Apr 13, 2016

Having recently used some turn of the last century c. late 1800’s early 1900’s pictures from a book, my Dad found at a car boot sale, to put up around…

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Somewhere over the rainbow….

Sep 14, 2015

Way up high there’s a land that I dreamed of once in a lullaby….. Well we can promise you a beautiful land in the hills and valleys of North Wales…

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Gotta keep on running….

Aug 17, 2015

We are now in the middle of the season and boy what a season, we are very busy and at times it does feel like we’re running a marathon, started…

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What's in a Name?

Aug 7, 2015

Aberconwy House is one of the more pronounceable Welsh names and there is a story attached to why our guest house has this name. First of all Aber means estuary and…

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You don't have to be Kate Winslet or Bear Grylls to tackle Snowdonia

Jul 28, 2015

According to Mailonline Kate Winslet has joined Bear Grylls for an episode in his new series Running Wild with Bear Grylls which airs in the USA on NBC on 27th July.…

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Pack up your troubles in your old kit bag and smile, smile, smile….

Jul 8, 2015

 That’s it, put your worries behind you and have that well earned break. Yes it’s Summer and the holidays are here, whether it’s a staycation or you are travelling across…

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