Interior Designer Kathy Moretti incorporated numerous coastal features
into the headquarters.
Furthermore, the prevalence of Scandinavian place name elements for coastal features in Wales is also suggestive of close contact and possible Viking settlement.
However, it must be noted that many of these coastal features retained their Welsh names such as Ynys Mon so it is problematic to argue that they are necessarily indicative of settlement.
From Bamburgh to Seahouses the broad sandy beach is backed by extensive sand dunes forming fragile yet impressive coastal features
rich in dune flowers and providing a natural sea defence to the land beyond.
His notebook gives details of towns, villages, churches, castles as well as rivers, lakes and coastal features
that he visited.
given Scandinavian names as navigational aids THE first Viking raid on Wales occurred in 852 and annals record attacks on Anglesey and Gwynedd from 854 onwards.