On the coast of Cardiganshire, situated on a bold eminence, overhanging the sea, at the junction of the Ystwith and the Rhydol.
The town is very romantically situated at the foot of the celebrated Cader Idris, for the exploration of which it will be found necessary to have a guide unless the tourist have an ordnance map. NearLC 3,000 feet high, its summit commands a most extensive panoramic view, with Snowdon on one side, Wrekin on another, Plinlimmon to the South, and the Brecknockshire Beacons beyond. Dolgelley itself is a lovely place, and may be made the centre of many an interesting excursion.
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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.