"long name - little place" Llanfairpwllgwyngyllgogerychwyrndrobwllllantysiliogogogoch by margaretvn

a short stop

This is one way to make new friends on holiday - it always works for us!!! We park our little Smart car by a sightseeing area and people come up to take its photo and get chatting. It is like taking your dog for a walk everyone stops you tp chat. We actually only really stopped here for a coffee and a photo of th name and there is not much else to do in this place... but a postcard withthe name is a fun thing to send to people.

Pros and Cons
  • Pros:you just have to see that name
  • Cons:there is just the name and the station
  • In a nutshell:whats in a name?
  • Last visit to Llanfairpwllgwyngyllgogerychwyrndrobwllllantysiliogogogoch: Jul 2002
  • Intro Updated May 9, 2016
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  • Nemorino's Profile Photo
    Mar 21, 2010 at 9:43 AM

    Good that they give some help about how to say the name of this town. But actually I think I would go there because of the castle, not the name.

  • HORSCHECK's Profile Photo
    Jul 14, 2009 at 12:50 PM

    Margaret, lovely little page here. At least I once came through Llanfair PG by train on my way from Llandudno to Anglesey.

  • Kristymamoo's Profile Photo
    Oct 15, 2007 at 8:35 AM

    I've been her too!!! Was a long time ago and I didn't dare trying to spell it on my pages, ha ha :-) You really should visit the Isle of Man one day - you would love it.

  • mustertal's Profile Photo
    Apr 2, 2006 at 5:09 AM

    Now are you sure you've spelt it right hahaha, it's a long time since I visited there.

  • KarenandCory's Profile Photo
    Jan 8, 2006 at 7:54 AM

    A place I must visit someday. The longest named place I've found in the U.S. is Chargoggagoggmanchauggagoggchaubunagungamaugg Lake in Massachusetts.

  • dfactor's Profile Photo
    Sep 2, 2005 at 3:55 AM

    Is this place for real?

  • Feb 23, 2005 at 11:09 PM

    LOL... funny to see how most people who have been here will end up at this very same spot!croeso y llanfairpwll...gogogoch (-:

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    Sep 4, 2004 at 3:07 AM


  • tini58de's Profile Photo
    Jul 18, 2004 at 5:22 AM

    Lovely little page!!!

  • KristaB's Profile Photo
    Jul 10, 2004 at 10:50 AM

    I tried several times, almost did it but triple L is really hard to pronounce. I'll send you a pic of one very special Smart now, clicked it on my last journey, looks like a toy!


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