On the coast of Cardiganshire, situated on a bold eminence, overhanging the sea, at the junction of the Ystwith and the Rhydol.
It is a small manufacturing town, situated on the slope of a hill, with a considerable miscellaneous trade.
Ten miles up the coast is Harlech, with its historical old ruined castle, from which Craig Ddrwg and the Rhinog Faur (upwards of 2,000 feet high) may be climbed, with every yard full of Druidical and British remains.
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It occupies the site of a Roman town called Segontium, of which there are various relics in the museum. The well-preserved castle, built between 1284 and 1320, is the most interesting object; it covers 2½ acres. There are remains of the gateway, t…
Llanrwst, once noted for its Welsh harpmakers, lies on the east bank of the river Conway, and is situated in one of the prettiest spots of North Wales. It ought not to be overlooked.