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    Ynys y Brawd

    Posted on November 9, 2013 by in Barmouth, Sea

    I have often wondered how Barmouth beach is so large and wondered at its natural beauty. Expecially the vast quantities of the beautiful sand. But I have now learned that the vast size is a relatively recent phenomenon and not so natural. At the entrance to the Mawddach estuary, just in front of the southern […]

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  • Google Plus

    Posted on August 22, 2013 by in Uncategorized

    Google+ confuses me! However, I have just visited the dashboard and found the handy section of code to use for websites. So I thought I would trial it in this post before I tried it elsewhere. Fingers crossed, you should be able to hover over the follow button below and tick to add to your […]

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    Barmouth Donkeys

    Posted on July 10, 2013 by in Barmouth, Things to do

    The Barmouth donkeys are a feature of the southern end of the beach. They are located at the junction of Beach road, coming down from the train station, and the promenade. If they are there and you have young children, please do give them a go. They are lovely, well trained and contented donkeys and […]

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  • Teaser Walk – 1 June 2013

    Posted on June 16, 2013 by in Barmouth, Things to do, Walks

    Two weeks short of his third birthday it was time to put to the test the walking and climbing skills of son Oli. He is quite a seasoned walker on the flat. With my big son Tommy carrying the drinks we headed up to the flag, cairn and monument that is about 183m high. The […]

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  • Holiday cottage booking scams

    Posted on April 12, 2013 by in Uncategorized

    After yesterday’s “You and Yours” worry not! It’s all safe here but do follow the tips in the iplayer radio clip or the following older article written at the time of earlier incidences in 2009. For peace of mind please give us a call before booking. Sources: “You and Yours” Schofields article

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    Milltir Cerrig – snow hunting

    Posted on March 30, 2013 by in Uncategorized

    It was a long journey to Barmouth today. My fault. I decided to travel via a northern route to see the snow before it disappeared. I must have missed the first road ahead shut signs but having gone so far from Knockin on the B4396/B4391 aiming for Bala, I decided to ignore the road ahead […]

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    March snow

    Posted on March 26, 2013 by in Barmouth

    Barmouth escaped the snow that hit inland north Wales very hard on Friday and Saturday (22nd/23rd). No 12 foot drifts here by the sea although the easterly winds were both damaging to property and plants and tough to endure outside. The views of the snow covered mountain tops were very pleasing but mostly we just […]

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    Barmouth brochure 2013

    Posted on March 18, 2013 by in Barmouth, Things to do

    The Barmouth Publicity Association publishes an annual brochure of things to do and places to stay in and around Barmouth. The accommodation section includes B&Bs, self catering holiday cottages such as Penbryn Mynach, caravans, camping and hotels. There is a “Things to do” section, listing of 2013 events and activities and a special section on […]

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