Weekly Photo Challenge: Abandoned

Here in North Wales we have more than our fair share of abandoned buildings. Most are associated with either the slate quarries, copper or coal mines which have long since ceased working. Our first building can be found on the Miners Track as you head towards the summit of Snowdon. At the side of Llyn... Continue Reading →

Gwrych Castle

Gwrych Castle is a Grade I listed 19th century country house near Abergele in Conwy county borough, North Wales. Erected between 1819 and 1825 at the behest of Lloyd Hesketh Bamford-Hesketh, grandfather of Winifred Cochrane, Countess of Dundonald. From 1894 until 1924, when the Countess died, it was the residence of the Dundonald family. The... Continue Reading →

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