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North Wales Off The Beaten Track - DK Travel Pix
Day Tripping North Wales, Walking in Sunshine, Almost! With the first weekend of proper blue sky sunshine upon us and a bit of heat in the air to accompany, thoughts turn to getting out of the city, even if just for a day and heading into the countryside. Living in Manchester we are lucky enough to have a host of easy to reach destinations whether traveling north, south, east or west. That said, it is never a difficult one you make in choosing Wales, one of my favorite places on the planet. It doesn’t matter how far or wide I travel this globe of ours I never tire of trips to Wales, where even a familiar landscape causes me to smile as the light shows it in a subtle different and ever changing fresh perspective. Whilst most of the traffic is headed for the familiar coastal regions we take a road less traveled and not a million miles away from the National Trust Bodnant Gardens. Turning off onto narrow twisting country lanes we are headed for a place, although familiar to and well used by locals, that is a bit of a well-kept secret, “Parc Coedwig Gwydyr” Llyn Crafnant (Gwydyr …