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Porthor, North Wales

Porthor is a stretch of National Trust owned beach and coastal path
that is situated on the Llyn Peninsula in North Wales. The beach is
famous for the Whistling Sands, which got their name because the
grains of sand squeak when walked on. There is three miles of path
take you from the beach and onto the high headland and cliffs at
Anelog. On a clear day the spectacular view from the cliffs can
include Snowdonia, Anglesey and even Ireland. The sandy beaches are
popular with surfers and bodyboarders because of the strong swells and
the way the waves break.

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Other North Wales Naturals

Llyn Peninsula
The River Dee
Lake Bala
Menai Strait
Snowdonia
Wirral Peninsula
Swallow Falls
Clwydian Hills
Berwyn
Carneddau
Carneddau

Brit Quote:
Presteigne - Neither in England nor Wales, simply in Radnorshire - George Borrow
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On this day:
The Bank of England becomes Insolvent - 1797, First 1 Note Issued - 1797, First Grand National - 1839, Heroic HMS Birkenhead Sinks - 1852, Churchill Announces British Atom Bomb - 1952, Shelton Hospital Fire - 1968, Barings Bank Collapses - 1995
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