Porthdinllaen is a village on the Llyn Peninsula in Gwynedd and is approximately 20 miles to the west of Portmerion. The Llyn Peninsula is one of the most remote and unspoilt stretches of coastline in Wales and Porthdinllaen is a small settlement on the right-hand side of the Peninsula that is incredibly beautiful and tranquil.  It’s an old fishing village …

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Seatown – Peaceful, Fossil Hunters

Dorset has a very famous coastline, that is known as the Jurassic Coast, and there are many popular seaside towns and villages.  Favourite villages include West Lulworth, with its famous horseshoe-shaped cove, however, for something that is off the tourist radar there is the charming hamlet of Seatown in the parish of Chideock. Situated west of West Bay and Bridport …

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Rockcliffe – Once an Important Gold, Silver, Iron and Copper Working Location

Rockcliffe lies on the east side of the River Urr estuary and has a natural tidal causeway to Rough Island, a bird sanctuary owned by the Scottish National Trust.  It is located approximately twenty miles from Dumfries and six miles from the nearest town of Dalbeattie.  Rockcliffe is one of the small seaside villages that spread out along the stretch …

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Mumbles – popular tourist destination on the Gower Peninsula

The village of Mumbles is named after the headland of the same name, and it is now part of the urban sprawl of Swansea that still retains its village atmosphere. The archaeological interest in the area is vast; there is evidence of now submerged ancient forests; there are bones of bears, wolves, rhinoceros, mammoth and more discovered there.  The bones …

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