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Jul 20, 2012 - Castle and Straits

The weather again was grey and wet so we headed out towards Bangor hoping it would improve. We decided to visit Penrhyn Castle just outside Bangor as it was raining. This was an unusual castle. It looked old but in fact the majority of it was created between 1820 and 1840 to designs by Thomas Hopper. After a walk around the gardens with Daisy we then explored the castle. The inside of the castle reminded us very much of Hearst Castle in California as it was very elaborate and had a myriad of treasures and artifacts dating back hundred of...

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