11am arrive in Llangollen

Time to explore the many places of interest,including:

Town walks – including wharf, corn mill (now a pub with outside seating), and railway.

St Collen's Church – founded in the sixth century, the present church is thirteenth century with drastic Victorian alterations. Find out about the man-eating giantess and the monument to the ladies of Llangollen and their servant.

Llangollen Museum - packed with information about the town and containing a replica of Eliseg's Pillar. Free entrance!

1.45pm Coach will take us up the hill to Plas Newydd

The Ladies of Llangollen transformed a modest cottage into a gothic fantasy of stained glass and carved oak. They welcomed a steady stream of celebrities including William Wordsworth, Sir Walter Scott and the Duke of Wellington.

We are booked in for a talk then tour of the house at 2pm.

Time for tea in the adjacent cafe (pre booked afternoon tea £6)

Cost £17 per head to include Plas Newydd, coach and driver gratuity. Optional extras: Train £8; Afternoon tea £6.

Booking forms available at March meeting and then from Jane Berry ( 01766 523727). Times will be confirmed but expect to leave last pick up in Porthmadog at 9am and arrive back at 6pm approx.

Itineray May  2019

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