Colour continues

Yeap, this is indeed the third post about Portmeirion! I’m afraid if whimsical, colourful architecture offends you then look away now! Like a little hobbit town, or child’s plaything, this compact little village sprawls across several levels, never quite displaying all its wares at once. You have to climb stairs, peer around corners, crane yourContinue reading “Colour continues”

Perfect Portmeirion

I’ve been keen to head back to our next colourful port of call for years after visiting as a school girl years ago. We’re visiting the whimsical village of Portmeirion which is crammed full of random architecture collected from across Europe. Portmeirion was created by Welsh architect Clough Williams-Ellis between 1925 and 1976. His aimContinue reading “Perfect Portmeirion”

Robin Hood’s Bay

Next up on the whirlwind tour of Yorkshire back in 2020 is the quaint little fishing village of Robin Hood’s Bay. Once the haunt of smuggler, press gangers and fishermen, now you’re more likely to get enmeshed in crowds of holidaymakers with ice-creams and postcards by the handful. First up is the obligatory snapping ofContinue reading “Robin Hood’s Bay”