At that time all houses were timber-framed halls open to the roof, with a hearth on the floor and small windows.Large curved trucks of oak reached from the ground to the ridge, often with ornate carved collars.If you’re new to walking, why not join the party at one of numerous walking festivals that take place in Wales each year?Two weeks of walking events taking in the wonders of nature, geology, architecture, food and drink that Anglesey has to offer.The festival covers a range of walks for all tastes and abilities including – urban walking, countryside walks and of course tackling the coastal path. See the Visit Wales blog for more about top 2012 festivals in Wales Read David Atkinson's guide to walking the new Wales Coast Path All photos © Crown copyright (2012) Visit Wales Simply select the destination you’re interested in or the activities you’re looking for and we’ll send your request to a select panel of tour operators.Each operator will respond to your request individually.
The Anglesey Hotel is ideally situated for those visiting the area for business or pleasure and now with 26 en-suite bedrooms the hotel is large enough to cope with most large business or family groups.A myriad of walks and scrambles, for the casual weekender, to the ardent enthusiast are also available close by. series “The Prisoner” with Patrick Mc Goohan was filmed here, and it makes a great day trip from Caernarfon!village of Portmeirion is open all year and not to be missed. A visit across the Menai Straits to Anglesey's beaches and attractions is also a "must do" activity.Around the 1530s a new design [now called the Snowdonian house] became popular across north Wales, and many can still be seen.This was a storeyed house with a large inglenook fireplace and a gabled end chimney with a spiral stair in the gable end next to the fireplace.