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Exouasioirs, &c., FROM LLAIFDUBM


Exouasioirs, &c., FROM LLAIFDUBM [ Ail rights reserved. ] BY SEA AND RIVER. In the season from the Pierhead to Beanmaris Bangor, Menai Bridge, Carnarvon, Holyhead, Isle of Man, Rhyl, Southport, Blackpool, Liverpool. (Enquire at the Pier Gates). From Deganwv, up the beautiful river Conway to Trefriw, per steamer. COACHES AND BRAKES. To Little Orme's Head, returning past GlodJaeth Hall, through Llanrhos village and back, (t; miles). The renowned Marine Drive round the Great Orme's Head (5h miles). To Conway (4 miles) Trefriw and Bettws-y-Coed, for the Fairy Glea and Swallow Falls (19 miles). To Conway, along the Old Coach Road, and through the rugged Sycbnant Pass and Dwygyfvlchi village to Penmaenmawr (11 miles) returning along the sea coast. The grand Loop Tour to Bettws-y-Coed, thence passing the famou-s Miners' Bridge and Swallow Falls to Capel Curig, through the wild pass of Naat Francon, skirting the immense Penrhyn Slate Quarries to the model village of Llandegai, returning along the se:. coast (50 miles in all). Past the Craigside Hydro, and Little Orme to Coiwyn Bay (t; miles), returning through the Vale of Mochdre, Llandudno Junction, and Llanrhos village. OX FOOT. To St. Tuano's Church, top of Great Orme's Head (li miles.) To the Lighthouse on Marine Drive ('2 miles). To the summit of Little Orme's Head (2 miles) past Little Orme to Llandrillo Church (5 miles), to Coiwyn Bay (fj miles). Along the Conway road, through Gloddaeth Woods to Gloddaeth Hall, thence across the fields to Bodys- gallen Hall (seat of Hon. LI. Mostyn), through the homestead, returning through Llanrhos village (7 miles in all) or continue from B-idysgallenHall to Marie Hall, to Llandudno Junction thence through Deganwy, pist the Deganwy Castle Hotel, across the gorse covered fields through Maesdu Farm to Llandudno, emerging near the Cottage HoMT-tal (9 miles in all) BY COACH OR TRAIN. CONWAY—Visit the ancient and Plas Mawr (Queen Elizabeth's Palace). TALYCAFX—Cross the Ferry, walk over the • mountain to Llanfairfechan or Aber. LLANRWST and TREFRIW1 (reached by coach from Llanrwst). Trefriw is a beautifully situated village, with charming mountain scenery. Visit the chalybeate wells, a short distance beyond the Belle Vue Hotel. Visit Llanrhychwyn old church, believed to be. the oldest in Wales, also Jakes Crafnant and Geirionydd, Gwydr Castle and Woods. BETTWS-Y-COED—Renowned for the Fairy Glen, ? wallow Falls, and charming woodland scenery. PONTYPANT andDOLWYDDELEX, in the beauti- ful valley of the Liedr.—Fine mountain walks. FESTINIOG.—Large Slate Quarries here. Take the famous Narrow Guage or Toy Railway from here down the Vale of Maentwrog to Portmadoc. PENMAENMAWR and LLANFAIRFECHAN.— Seaside resorts, with- tine mountains close at lnnd, also Dwygyfylchi Fairy Glen ABER.—Grand mountaineering centre. Visit Aber Fa lis. Charming spot for picnics. BANGOR—Cathedral town, beautifully situated on Menai Straits. MENAI BRIDGE—Walk across the stupendous Chain Bridge over the Straits dividing Carnarvonshire from Anglesea. CARNARVON—County town. Grand old Castle. LLANBERIS—The ascent of Snowdon should be made by the Snowdon MountainTramroad which starts from Llanberis and runs to the very summit. N.B.— Descend from the summit on southern slope to Snow- don Station, and take train back to Carnarvon per North Wales Narrow Guage Railway. HOLYHEAD.—Embark here for reland. AMLWCH.—Quiet seaside resort. Splendid sea- board and beautiful bay. COLWYN BAY and RHYL—Seaside resorts. C H.EST Ell—Very ancient walled city, well worth a day's visit. MOUNTAIN WALKS. Ramble over the Great Orme's Head (67o feet). From CONWAY, over Conway mountain down through the Sychnant Pass via Fairy Glen to Penmaen- mawr hours). Past Saw Mills, through Gyffin village, over Talyfan Mountain (2000 feet), thence to Peumaeumawr, Llanfairfechan or Aber. Along the old Sychnant Pass road, leaving it at Mr. Stot.t:s • Crow Nest,' over the hill. pa-t the ancient. Druids' circle, thence ascend Penmaenma.vr Iountain and through Sett Quarries to Llanfairfechan. (Ladies should avoid the Quarries). From PENMAENMAWR—Ascend Penmaenmawr Mountain feet), return or descend the other side to Llanfairfechan. From TALYCAFS-Cross the Ferry through the viiiige of Iloewen, over the hill, keeping south of Talyfan Mountain, through Bwlch-y-Ddeufaen Pass (HHU feet) to Llanfairfectiau, or continue walk and descend to Aber. Cross the Ferry, turn sharp to the left. pass Caerhun Church. Llanbedr village (enquire here for Llyn Dulyn). thence up the valley, a very hilly walk to Llyn Dulyn, one of the most romantically situated lakes in Wales, and from wnenCe the splenaid water is supplied by a pipe line to Llandudno. FROM LL.VXFAIRKKCHAX — .Ascend Foel Fras (3.000 ft..) descend southern jide to Llyn Dulyn (the source of Llandudno's water supply), proceed east along mountain path to the village or Llanbedr, thence to Talycatn. Train home. N.B—Any of these walks may be reversed. Thev can all be traversed during the course of a summer's afternoon aud evening, except the two hst, £'Ji' winch a whole day should be taken. For list of Leading Hotels, see another Page For all .nforrrnt'.o.i re Coachej. enquire at Mr. C. A. afÜy" Cuach Odice. Queen's Hotsl Gardens, or Captain Wiison, Coach Oitice, Marine Hotel.