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=== Travel to Wales<!--{12069919050200} --> ===
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=== Travel to Wales ===
  
It is possible to travel directly to Wales by air if you intend to visit the Cardiff area in the south.
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*It is possible to travel directly to Wales by air if you intend to visit the Cardiff area in the south?
  
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- [http://www.cwlfly.com/ Cardiff International Airport]
  
How do I get from London to Aberystwyth by train and bus?
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*How do I get from London to Aberystwyth by train and bus?
  
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- [http://www.arrivatrainswales.co.uk/ Arriva Trains Wales]
  
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*Can I get a rental car on the weekend when I arrive in one of the train or bus stations in Wales?
  
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=== Travel while in Wales ===
  
=== Travel while in Wales ===
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Consider travel by car, bus and train. It is not always convenient to visit smaller towns, villages or farms by bus or train. Travel from east to west in both the north and south of the country is relatively simple, but if you plan to go to central Wales plan extra time for the beautiful winding roads and slow traffic.
  
Consider travel by car, bus and train. It is not convenient to visit smaller towns, villages or farms by bus or train. Travel from east to west in both the north and south is simple but if you plan to go to central Wales plan extra time for the beautiful winding roads and slow traffic.
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=== What to do while in Wales ===
  
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*[http://www.walesinfo.com/ Wales Tourist Information]
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*Visit the [http://www.museumwales.ac.uk/en/stfagans/ Welsh National Folk Museum] in Cardiff or one of its many other sites.
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*Every year in July [http://www.llangollen.com/ The International Musical Eisteddfod] is held in Llangollen.
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*Every year in August [http://www.eisteddfod.org.uk/english/ The National Eisteddfod] is held. In 2008 it takes place in Cardiff.
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*Every year, in both uly and December, [http://www.rwas.co.uk/society/ The Royal Welsh Show] is held at Llanelwedd.
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*If possible, plan for at least two days at the National Library of Wales. [[Prepare for a trip to the National Library of Wales|Prepare for a trip to the National Library of Wales]] so that you spend your time there efficiently. The more time you spend in preparation, the better your visit will be.
  
=== What to do while in Wales ===
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Consider making electronic copies and saving the new information on a website or other alternate source.
  
[http://www.walesinfo.com/ Wales Tourist Information]
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Visit the [http://www.museumwales.ac.uk/en/stfagans/ Welsh National Folk Museum]
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=== Visit an Archive or Library  ===
  
Every year in July [http://www.llangollen.com/ The Llangollen International Musical Eisteddfod]is held
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== Archives  ==
  
Every year [http://www.rwas.co.uk/society The Royal Welsh Show] is held.
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=== National Offices  ===
  
&nbsp;If possible, plan for at least two days at the National Library of Wales. [[Prepare for a trip to the National Library of Wales]] so that you spend your time there efficiently. The more time you spend in preparation, the better your visit will be.
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*[http://www.llgc.org.uk/index.php?id=2 The National Library] in Aberystwyth.
  
Consider making electronic copies and saving the new information on a website or other alternate source.
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=== County Offices  ===
  
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*[http://www.glamro.gov.uk/ The Glamorgan Record Office] in Cardiff (currently under reconstruction).
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*[http://archifdy-ceredigion.org.uk/ The Ceredigion Archive] in Aberystwyth.
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*[http://www.wrexham.gov.uk/english/heritage/archives/index.htm The Wrexham Archive]
  
=== Visit an Archive or Library <br> ===
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== LDS Family History Centres  ==
  
'''Archives'''
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*Cardiff
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*Merthyr
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*Swansea
  
National Offices
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== Local History or Society Centres  ==
  
County Offices
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*[[Aberkenfig Resource Centre|Aberkenfig Resource Centre]], Glamorgan.
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*Merthyr Tydfil Town Library.
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*The Clwyd Family History Resource Centre in Cefn Maer, Wrexham.
  
'''LDS Family History Centers'''
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=== After you return home  ===
  
* Cardiff
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Review the information you obtained and record it in an appropriate place.
* Merthyr
 
* Swansea
 
  
'''Local History or Society Centers'''
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[[Aberkenfig Resource Centre]], Glamorgan
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[[Portal:Wales|Return to Portal:Wales]]<br>
  
Merthyr Tydfil City Library
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=== After you return home ===
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[[Category:Wales]] [[Category:Anglesey]] [[Category:Breconshire]] [[Category:Cardiganshire]] [[Category:Caernarfonshire]] [[Category:Carmarthenshire]] [[Category:Denbighshire]] [[Category:Flintshire]] [[Category:Merionethshire]] [[Category:Monmouthshire]] [[Category:Montgomeryshire]] [[Category:Pembrokeshire]] [[Category:Radnorshire]]
 
 
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Revision as of 16:33, 20 May 2008

Travel to Wales

  • It is possible to travel directly to Wales by air if you intend to visit the Cardiff area in the south?

- Cardiff International Airport

  • How do I get from London to Aberystwyth by train and bus?

- Arriva Trains Wales

  • Can I get a rental car on the weekend when I arrive in one of the train or bus stations in Wales?

Travel while in Wales

Consider travel by car, bus and train. It is not always convenient to visit smaller towns, villages or farms by bus or train. Travel from east to west in both the north and south of the country is relatively simple, but if you plan to go to central Wales plan extra time for the beautiful winding roads and slow traffic.

What to do while in Wales

Consider making electronic copies and saving the new information on a website or other alternate source.


Visit an Archive or Library

Archives

National Offices

County Offices

LDS Family History Centres

  • Cardiff
  • Merthyr
  • Swansea

Local History or Society Centres

  • Aberkenfig Resource Centre, Glamorgan.
  • Merthyr Tydfil Town Library.
  • The Clwyd Family History Resource Centre in Cefn Maer, Wrexham.

After you return home

Review the information you obtained and record it in an appropriate place.


Return to Portal:Wales