Things you didnt know about Wales

June 23, 2019 Garreg Goch Caravan Park

Facts about Wales  ?........

1 ..Snowdon Lodge is the birthplace of Lawrence of Arabia. 

Thomas Edward Lawrence (Lawrence of Arabia) was born at Tŷ Lawrence ( Snowdon Lodge ) in Tremadog North Wales on 16th August 1888. T.E Lawrence gained notoriety leading an Arab rebellion against the Ottoman Empire during the First World War. He was celebrated as the hero Lawrence of Arabia.  He passed away on 19th May 1935, following a motor cycle accident.
Snowdon Lodge is full of information about T.E Lawrence with memorabilia and posters throughout the building, making it a fascinating place to visit.  Outside there is a  plaque commemorating the building as the birthplace of Lawrence of Arabia and in the grounds is a tree bench and plaque erected in 2015 as part of a local celebration of Lawrence’s life.






2...Llanfairpwllgwyngyllgogerychwyrndrobwllllantysiliogogogoch, has  58 characters and  is the longest one-word place name in both the United Kingdom and in Europe as  was the world's second longest place name..




3...Sheep now outnumber people in Wales ,With a massive 3 sheep to 1 person,  Annual census figures shows there are currently 9.81 million sheep and lambs in Wales, compared to 3,026,000 people



4...Many Blockbuster films was filmed in Wales!!
Wales has been imortalised  in Christopher Nolans film, the Dark Knight Rider, Its not an important location...only the 'Bat Cave' Yes indeed Henrhyd falls in the Brecon Becon is used as the entrance to Batmans HQ, also ....The First Knight was filmed inTrawsfynydd starring ,,,,
 Sean Connery,
Richard Gere and Julia Ormond were among the cast .
Some scenes filmed for 'The Tombraider' starring Angelina Jolie, was also filmed in Beddgellert North Wales,








If you are visiting Wales and would like accommodation then give us a call   at Garreg Goch Caravan Park we can accommodate everyone, We have Platinum ,Gold and Pet-Friendly caravans, Touring pitches and New to 2019 Our Regal Artisan Lodge with Hut tub

There are now 4 ways to book to stay at Garreg Goch Caravan Park,

2: Call us on 01766 512210 we are open 9am-5pm Mon-Sunday, 3: Pitch Up- https://www.pitchup.com/campsites/Wales/North-  … 4 .AirBnB......#MakingLifeSimple @garreggochpark

OR
Simply call by and see us LL49 9YD













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