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Britain's last invasion

Aug 7, 2022

Some walkers may be surprised that our new QR codes on the Wales Coast Path west of Fishguard mark the site of the last invasion of Britain. England's south coast was too well defended in 1797 but by choosing Fishguard the French commanders reckoned without Jemima Nicholas and her pitchfork ...

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Shedding light on chapel ruin

Aug 2, 2022

The ruined chapel beside the footpath in Cwmorthin, near Blaenau Ffestiniog, has featured in countless photos but many visitors have been puzzled by its isolated position. Now you can use your smartphone to scan our QR codes on the ...

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Cardiff's Empire Games legacy

Jul 28, 2022

The start of the Commonwealth Games will remind older Cardiffians of the city's hosting of the equivalent event in 1958. Many others associate the 1958 games with one of its legacies - the Empire Pool. The modernist building was a city-centre landmark until its demolition in ...

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