In 1800, a 15 year-old girl called Mary Jones walked 26 miles from Llanfihangel-y-Pennant to Bala to buy a book.
A brute of a fortress. Caernarfon Castle’s pumped-up appearance is unashamedly muscle-bound and intimidating. Picking a fight with this massive structure would have been a daunting prospect.
A unique Gin distillery in the Dyfi UNESCO World Biosphere Reserve. The only distillery to have won Best British Gin at the Great British Food Awards twice, and home to Pollination and Hibernation gins.
Portmeirion was created by the architect Clough Williams-Ellis from 1925 to 1976. He wanted to show how a naturally beautiful site could be developed without spoiling it.
SAORI is a Japanese freestyle approach to handweaving that encourages people to express themselves intuitively. Weaving with colour and texture can raise your mood.