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The Shell Grotto is only a few minutes' walk uphill through Pontypool Park, and well worth the... read more

Reviewed 7 December 2012
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Reviewed 7 December 2012

The Shell Grotto is only a few minutes' walk uphill through Pontypool Park, and well worth the effort. There are several paths that will take you up there, the main one being through the tunnels. The Grotto is situated on top of the hill with...More

Date of experience: September 2012
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