Chepstow Castle ruins in Monmouthshire, Wales, on top of cliffs overlooking the River Wye, is the oldest surviving post-Roman stone fortification in Britain. Its construction was begun under the instruction of the Norman Lord William Fttzosbern, soon made Earl of Hereford, from 1067, and it was the southernmost of a chain of castles built along the English-Welsh border in the Welsh Marches.

Chepstow Castle ~ Chepstow, Wales Chepstow Castle (Welsh: Cas-gwent), looms and broods atop a cliff across the River Wye which separates England and Wales.

Culver Hole, Gower Peninsula, Wales. Someday I'll go here.

Culver Hole, Gower Peninsula, Wales - A medieval dovecote believed to date back…

Wye Valley ~ on the border of England and Wales, by Richard Crompton

Wye Valley

Wye Valley, on the border of England and Wales, Colour photograph (Giclée) by Richard Crompton

Marloes Sands, Pembrokeshire

Pembrokeshire Coast Path - Distances have been rounded, up or down, to the nearest mile or kilometre. Anyone adding up the total distance may notice that it amounts to 882 miles or 1419 kilometres - slightly longer than the official distance of 870 miles

Three Cliffs Bay on the south coast of the Gower Peninsula, Wales

Three Cliffs Bay on the south coast of the Gower Peninsula, Wales, UK Dogs allowed all year

Aberystwyth Castle in Aberystwyth, Ceredigion, Wales. Marcher lord Gilbert de Clare built a Motte and Bailey castle a mile south of the current site in c.1110. Captured by Llywelyn the Great in 1221. The Welsh prince razed this castle and rebuilt this one in its place. Llewelyn generation 27 on family tree. [I think Llewelyn & de Clare are my direct ancestors... BKT]

Aberystwyth Castle in Aberystwyth, Ceredigion, Wales. Marcher lord Gilbert de Clare built a Motte and Bailey castle a mile south of the current site in Captured by Llywelyn the Great in The Welsh prince razed this castle and rebuilt this on

Terraced houses in Mumbles, Wales, UK

Fisherman's cottage, mumbles,Wales, the gower. We stayed here for a couple of weeks. So quaint

Three Cliffs Bay is a bay on the south coast of the Gower Peninsula in Swansea, Wales. The bay takes its name from the three sea cliffs that... http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2619938/Caribbean-Maldives-No-Britain-These-beautiful-turquoise-waters-idyllic-coastlines-look-like-tropical-paradise-fact-UKs-hidden-beaches.html

Caribbean? Maldives? No, it's Britain: These beautiful turquoise waters and idyllic coastlines might look like a tropical paradise but they are in fact the UK's hidden beaches

~ Three Cliffs Bay ~ south coast of the Gower Peninsula ~ Swansea ~ Wales ~ UK ~

The Gower Peninsula. The three cliffs of Three Cliffs Bay, looking a bit like a rhino.

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The Gower Peninsula. The three cliffs of Three Cliffs Bay, looking a bit like a rhino.

Sunset Glow at Twr Mawr, Llanddwyn Island, Newborough Warren, Anglesey, Wales

Celtic: Sunset Glow at Twr Mawr, Llanddwyn Island, Newborough Warren, Anglesey, photo by Joe Daniel Price.

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