A thoroughly Welsh town, and a most rural watering place. St. Cadfau’s Church will delight an antiquarian.
From hence, leaving the race course to the left, we continue our journey about five miles further to Llwyngwril, and thence to
Barmouth Ferry, at the mouth of the river Mawddach. The stream, the banks of which present some pretty views, is here crossed to
A small manufacturing town, situated on the slope of a hill, with a considerable miscellaneous trade.
From hence to Dolgelley the road runs along the northern bank of the river, commanding good views of the majestic Cader Idris, with its Cyclopean precipices, about 2½ miles to the right. On arriving at the village of Llanelltyd we take the road to the south to the town of Dolgelley; or, if the tourist prefer, he may recross Barmouth Ferry and proceed by rail to Penmaen Pool, and thence by omnibus to
The town is romantically situated at the foot of the celebrated Cader Idris, for the exploration of which it will be found necessary to have a guide or ordnance map.
On retracing our steps to Ynys-Las we proceed in the direction of Aberystwith to the station of
Borth, a little village on the edge of an extensive sandy beach. Two and a quarter miles further is the little town of
Llanfihangel a little to the right of which is Sarn Cynfelin, or the Wallag shoal. There are remains of a very old castle, said to have been destroyed in the twelfth century. One and a half mile further brings us to
Bow Street station, and 4¼ miles more to
On the coast of Cardiganshire, situated on a bold eminence, overhanging the sea, at the junction of the Ystwith and the Rhydol.
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