Penrhyn Castle is a country house in Llandegai, Bangor, Gwynedd, North Wales, in the form of a Norman castle. It was originally a medieval fortified manor house, founded by Ednyfed Fychan. In 1438, Ioan ap Gruffudd was granted a licence to crenellate and he founded the stone castle and added a tower house. Samuel Wyatt reconstructed the property in the 1780s.
What To Eat In Wales! From where to go, to what to eat, here is just a sample of the delicious comfort foods you'll find in Wales including Welsh Cakes, Bara Brith, Rarebit, and some of the best ice cream I've ever tasted.
Llangollen, Wales. North Wales is a magical, mysterious and enchanting world away. Rent a centuries-old cottage, wake to sheep grazing outside your window and soak in a culture which isn't, but feels, long forgotten.
Hard to believe this is called The Ugly House, but it is! Situated in the heart of Snowdonia, Wales, it's currently a very charming little tea room. Some history (from the Snowdonia Society website): Legend tells us that it was a crude house built in the 15th century by two outlaw brothers. It was a ‘Ty Un Nos’ - or house built overnight. Under ancient law, he who built a house between sunset and sunrise, with walls, roof and smoking chimney, could claim the freehold.