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Barclodiad Y Gawres, Ty Croes

Barclodiad y Gawres "The Giantess's Apronful" is a type of monument known as a decorated Cruciform Passage Grave, and its location here in Anglesey makes it very unusual. Tombs of this type are usually only found in Ireland and reach their zenith in the tombs of the Boyne valley area. Other surviving Cruciform Passage Graves exist in the rest of the British Isles, but they lack the characteristic ...

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Anglesey Transport Museum

Walk back in time and see over 60 gleaming classic cars and vehicles from the 1920s onwards. Set in a replica of a 1940s cobbled village street, you can view an assortment of vehicles including motorbikes, cars, vans, military and agricultural vehicles, some of which have even been used in films.
There's also a Cafe on site featuring local produce, a play area with outside seating and panoramic ...

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Amgueddfa Llandudno Museum

The history of Llandudno from pre-history to the present century, plus a selection from the diverse collection of fine arts owned by Mr F E Chardon.

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Amgueddfa Cregyn Glas Conwy Mussel Museum

Conwy was once one of the most important pearl fisheries in the country. Musseling in Conwy today is still carried out in the traditional way. Why not visit and learn all about the industry.

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Airworld Aviation Museum, Dinas Dinlle

An exciting day out in a truly fascinating museum set on an active GA airfield. View the vista of the Snowdonia mountain range from the shop windows and the Blue Flag beaches as you approach the museum along the coast road. Based at Caernarfon Airport, this vast indoor interactive Aviation Museum and shop is host to an impressive collection of aircraft. Within the airfield there are also Flight Tr...

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Aberystwyth University

Owain Glyndwr is his campaign of Welsh independence in the 1400’s first stated his intention to establish a Welsh educational establishment. Several hundred years later in 1872 and the first University in Wales was setup in Aberystwyth. By now the University has grown into a world renowned institution.

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Aberystwyth Castle

First started in 1277 Aberystwyth Castle stands on a rocky outcrop giving it an excellent viewpoint all around and out to sea.  This was another Castle that fell to Owain Glyndwr during his march for Welsh independence during the National uprising.

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Aberystwyth Castle

Building first began on this Aberystwyth Castle in 1277 and it stands on a rocky outcrop giving it an excellent viewpoint all around and out to sea. This was another Castle that fell to Owain Glyndwr during his march for Welsh independence during the National uprising.

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Aberconwy House, Conwy

Dating from the 14th century, this is the oldest dated town house in Wales. The furnished rooms reflect daily life from different periods in its history. National Trust gift shop.

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Abaty Cymer Abbey, Dolgellau

The serene ruins of Cymer Abbey stand in a lovely setting beside the River Mawddach. The abbey was founded by Cistercian monks in a typically remote setting. Even by the austere standards of the Cistercians, life must have been hard at Cymer - the abbey suffered badly during the troubled 13th century, the wars between England and Wales probably accounting for the failure to complete the original p...

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