Tag: Aberdyfi

Gwynedd Coast Path, day 3

May 7, 2016 0 Comments
Gwynedd Coast Path, day 3

Here we are, back on the platform at Penhelig, with two new guestwalkers, L and M.  This morning we’re not alone.  A small group of urban children sit on the ground.  They look out of their element, and it’s soon obvious that they’re staying with Outward Bound.  The Trust’s very first school was set up […]

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Gwynedd Coast Path, day 2

May 7, 2016 0 Comments
Gwynedd Coast Path, day 2

Penhelig is the best hidden of railway stations.  A poorly signed flight of steps takes us to a platform high above the road, the single track line leading to a tunnel at each end.  Facing us a curving Victorian terrace blocks the sea view; it has its gardens at the front, each bisected by a […]

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Gwynedd Coast Path, day 1

May 1, 2016 0 Comments
Gwynedd Coast Path, day 1

It’s early afternoon.  The Lloyds Coaches bus from Aberdyfi lets us off in a lay-by, near a school on the outskirts of Tywyn.  We’re on Neptune Road.  Somewhere ‘over there’ is the town centre, and ‘over here’ is the sea.  We head for the latter, past the terminus of the Tal-y-llyn railway and some low, […]

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