Winter is closing in and getting it’s claws into the last of the year. A day of decent weather presented itself and I didn’t want it to go to waste. I’ve been making use of the train out to Bangor and the the local bus services out across Angelsey. So today I though I would have a test flight out to the market to of Llangefni to see what the […]
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Keeping my completest streak happy, I thought I would wrap up my day out to Beaumaris, the day after in fact. I enjoyed the trip, yes it could have been a little bit brighter and warmer but it is the beginning of November so you get what you’re given weather wise. I had a walk around while I used up the last half an hour before the bus back to […]
Right, I’d had my lunch, it was time to wobble onwards and walk off, or at least try to, my Welsh Rarebit. Beaumaris is a compact town, facing out across the Menai Straits to Bangor and the mainland of Wales. While it might be small it does reward with a mixture of corners and enterprises worth looking out for. There will be links etc at the bottom. The close set […]
Arrival in Bangor went trouble free. The train was a “proper” one with carriages and a locomotive. Like having a train set again. It was a brisk walk down to the bus station in the town centre and only a few minutes wait before the bus back out again and across the Straits and into Angelsey. The bus route was a wonder, taking In the small lanes and villages that […]
Out and about today, making the most of the daylight before Winter’s icy hands get a grip on things and the long, languid days fade until the fresh buds of next spring. The destination for today is North Wales, Beaumaris on Angelsey to be exact. It’s a train and bus exploration so it will be interesting. It will also involve cake, coffee etc at some point.
So where did I leave you? It’s all getting a bit breathless this day out. The bus got me into the centre of Llandudno, not far from the tram station for the the Great Orme tramway. So it made sense to take a ride up and enjoy the spectacular views and the very fresh air. The tram started service around 1902, and has been quietly trundling up and down ever […]