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Episode 52 – Exploring North Wales: An Introduction with Doug Collins

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In episode 52 of the UK Travel Planning Podcast, Tracy Collins chats with her husband Doug about his recent trip to North Wales. Read his post which includes details of his 7 day itinerary.

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Episode 52 – Show Notes

Exploring North Wales: An Introduction with Doug Collins

In this episode, you will learn:

  • How Doug planned his trip around North Wales
  • The four Heritage railway lines Doug wanted to experience
  • Castles worth visiting in North Wales
  • How Doug found the experience of travelling only on public transport
  • What Doug thought of the food in North Wales
  • The highlights of Doug’s trip
  • Doug’s tips for exploring North Wales, especially if you plan on using public transport.

Places mentioned in this episode include

  • Bangor, Gwynedd  – Doug’s base for his stay in North Wales was at Traxx Hotel
  • The four Heritage railway lines Doug explored – Snowdonia Mountain Railway, Llangollen Railway, Ffestiniog Railway, Welsh Highland Railway
  • Llanberis – A village at the foot of Snowdon
  • Llandudno – A coastal town where you’ll find the Great Orme
  • Llanfairpwllgwyngyll – known by the easier to pronounce name of Llanfair PG. A small town with a very long name! 
  • Anglesea – Doug visited Beaumaris
  • Recommended place for fish and chips – Chish and Fips at Llandudno

⭐️ A PDF transcript of this episode is available to download here

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