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Wales Coast Path, day 58: Fairbourne from Tal-y-bont

May 8, 2016 0 Comments
Wales Coast Path, day 58: Fairbourne from Tal-y-bont

Another strong contingent, with MH joining L and M at Penhelig station.  We’re heading to Tal-y-bont, up the coast.  The north wind still blows, so we plan a southerly walk to Fairbourne today.  It’s not just windy, it’s cold, and we can see snow on the mountain tops.  Tal-y-bont turns out to be disappointing – […]

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Wales Coast Path, day 57: Tywyn from Fairbourne

May 7, 2016 0 Comments
Wales Coast Path, day 57: Tywyn from Fairbourne

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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