Posted by: Geoff | October 28, 2013

A walk around the Great Orme #17

Picture of the Great Orme Llandudno

We’re taking a break for a while, so we thought we would take you on a walk all the way around the Great Orme until we’re back. There will also be a few interesting facts mentioned on our walk, which we have compiled from various sources. Apologies in advance if any aren’t 100% accurate!

On our way down to the West Shore we pass this stone shelter, which is dedicated to the memory of Blair Cow.  A view inside the shelter can be seen here.

Picture of the Great Orme Llandudno

A little further down the road, the remains of what was once the Bishop of Bangor’s Palace can be seen.

The Manor of Gogarth was bestowed on Anian, Bishop of Bangor, by King Edward I in 1284 in recognition of services rendered to the crown. The palace was subsequently burnt down by Owain Glyndwr in 1400.

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Responses

  1. what a nice memorial (i googled blair cow) and amazing piece of history in the last photo!

  2. There is a lot to see on this walk.

  3. This shelter will provide a welcome seat to look out over a palace that must have been very grand in its heyday.They certainly knew where to build ’em!

  4. It’s been a grey day for our walk but lots to see!

  5. Its been a very very long time since lve actually walked this walk and iv missed most of these sights.its been real educational experience..


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