Things to see and do - Caernarfon
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On the Menai Straits, this fine complex of fortifications is sited at the furthest point of 13C English incursion into Welsh territory. Now a Unesco World Heritage site, the strategically situated fortress of Caernarfon is the traditional backdrop for the investiture of Princes of Wales. There are expansive views from the top of its ramparts over the Isle of Anglesey and hills of Snowdonia.
Tourist attractions Caernarfon : Things to see and do
Castle Hill GB - Caernarfon LL55 2AY
Building work began in 1283 under Master James of St George who built for his royal patron a castle with walls decorated with bands of coloured stone and polygonal towers like those in Constantinople. Grandiose in design, it was to serve as the seat ..
GB - Beddgelert LL48 6LF
Snowdonia was designated a National Park in 1951. Extending over an area of 2,180km2, it is the second largest national park in England and Wales. Its wild beauty and spectacular mountains near the sea are a breathtaking sight. At 1,085m, Yr Wyddfa F..
A4086 GB - Llanberis LL55 4TY
The Snowdon Mountain Railway is the easiest way to reach the top of the largest mountain in England or Wales (1,085 m). Built in 1896, this rack railway is the only one of its kind in Britain. It has not stopped except during World War Two. The depar..
Northgate Street, Stryd Pedwar A Chwech, Snowdonia GB - Caernarfon LL55 1RW
The Black Boy is a 16th-century inn within Caernarfon's historic town walls. It has good real ales, hearty meals, and is an easy walk from the town centre and 13th-century castle. The Black Boy Inn dates back to 1522 and is one of the oldest inns in..
Victoria Dock, Balaclava Road GB - Caernarfon LL55 1SQ
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This Premier Inn hotel is on Caernarfon Harbour, a 3-minute walk from the town centre, Caernarfon Castle, Segontium Roman fort and the Welsh Highland Railway (for trips into Snowdonia). The Premier Inn Caernarfon is a hotel with comfortable en suite..
Bangor Street GB - Caernarfon LL55 1AY
With an Art Deco bar and fine restaurant, The Celtic Royal Hotel features a leisure club and free Wi-Fi. The hotel is situated in Caernarfon centre, just a 10-minute walk from Caernarfon Harbour. The bright and airy bedrooms each have a cosy seating..