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|The Vale of Glamorgan Hotel, Golf & Country Club|
Set in 600 acres of parkland
143 bedroom, four star hotel
2 championship golf courses
a 50 x 60 metre indoor Turf training pitch
Home to the Wales National Rugby and Football teams
has been used by Liverpool FC, Manchester United FC, Arsenal FC and Chelsea...
|Chapada do Apodi, between the Brazilian states of Ceará, Rio Grande do Norte and Paraíba - northeastern Brazil.||11/28/2005||695|
|BBC Maida Vale contains four sound studios for music and drama. The studio was home to John Peel's Peel Sessions, a regular slot in which a current popular band would play a set exclusively for the show. It was also home to the BBC Radiophonic Workshop, created in 1958 to produce sound effects and new music for radio. The most famous of the Workshop's creations using 'radiophonic' techniques...||02/28/2006||228|
|Includes Uffington Castle, the White Horse, Dragon Hill, The Manger and The Ridgeway.||02/22/2006||584|
|St Hilary transmitter|
A 745 ft/ 227.1 m TV transmitter located near Cowbridge, Vale of Glamorgan, South Wales
Built in 1957.
|Avro Lincoln bomber, A73-64 of 10 Squadron RAAF based in Townsville crashed into Mount Superbus near Emu Vale in the early hours of Easter Saturday morning on 9 April 1955 during a medical evacuation of a sick baby from Townsville to Eagle Farm airfield in Brisbane. The crew of four RAAF personnel and the two passengers were all killed in this tragic accident. ||05/22/2007||1,528|
|Today, if Spaniards speak of something very expensive, they say 'vale un porosi'. In the 16th century, the area around Potosi, Bolivia, was regarded as the world's largest industrial complex. The processed silver from the ore out of the Cerro Rico would have been sufficient to build a silver bridge with a silver road across the Atlantic Ocean to Europe, with enough more to haul the same amount ...||08/02/2005||463|
|Cosmeston Medieval Village is a "living history" medieval village near Lavernock in the Vale of Glamorgan not far from Penarth and Cardiff in south Wales. Based upon remains discovered during a 1980s archaeological dig in the grounds of Cosmeston Lakes Country Park, it is a re-creation of 14th century peasant life in Wales in the Middle Ages.|
The reconstructed village r...
|Desborough Castle is an Iron Age hill fort which lies on the southern side of the valley of the River Wye in Buckinghamshire, which runs through the Chiltern Hills from the Ridgeway and Vale of Aylesbury to the river Thames.|
It consists of a Norman ringwork, partly overlying a mound, possibly a barrow reused as a Saxon moot. Both lie within a square enclosure, possibly an Iron Ag...
|At approximately 9.15am on Friday 21st October 1966, Merthyr Vale colliery tip situated on the mountainside overlooking the village of Aberfan in South Wales, slipped and descended on Pantglas Junior School like an avalanche, destroying both the school and 20 nearby houses in its path, and rendering other houses in the vicinity unsafe for habitation. Half a million tonnes of coal waste ...||03/27/2006||782|
|The new horse is on Pewsey Hill about a mile south of Pewsey, to the east of the minor road that leads from the A345 on the edge of Pewsey to the village of Everleigh. It is a little above and a little to the left of the site of the old horse.|
In 1937, George Marples, an authority on hill carvings, happened to be in the area researching the old white horse at just the time that a committ...
|Barry Island Pleasure Park is an amusement park situated on Barry Island in the Vale of Glamorgan, about 10 miles south of the capital city Cardiff, Wales.|
The Pleasure park is surrounded by many shops, bars and restaurants. The Pleasure Park was once famous for its Scenic Railway which dominated half of the site in the early 1900s. This was damaged by strong winds in 1973 some o...