Portmeirion Walks 2013

Name of walk Portmeirion Walks 2013
Date of walk 2013-05-31

There were quite a few walks you could do from the hotel.

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The grounds of Portmeirion are extensive. A circular walk of over 3 miles is easily done to include both the beach and the woodlands.The Lighthouse.

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A fascinating array of rock flora.

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Lighthouse reflections.

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Bunnies!

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So cute!

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Money tree....

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The ponds look good at this time of year as you get the Rhododendron colours reflected.

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Looking towards the Chinese Bridge. New this year is a Tourist Train route through the woods with stations.

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View of the village from the Gazebo.

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You can get well away from the main tourist routes following the woodland trails which are marked. There are maps at the hotel.

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The Dog Cemetery

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One of the views from a woodland viewpoint.

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......and the other direction.

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The rhododendrons were spectacular, but never seem to show up in photos.

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One evening we went into Porthmadog for a meal at The Ship. First we walked around the harbour area.

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One of the steam trains from the Blaenau Ffestiniog Railway, which comes into Porthmadog.

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The bridge across the estuary gives good views out to the mountains.

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Snowdon on the far left, still in cloud!

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An excellent three days!

Jo.

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