Things to see and do - Caernarfon
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Caernarfon Travel guide
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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..
Menai Bank Hotel GB - Caernarfon LL55 1BD
Looking out over the Menai Strait, Menai Bank Hotel in Caernarfon enjoys excellent views and is just 15 minutes’ drive from the Menai Bridge crossing to Anglesey. This hotel offers a games room, free on-site parking and free Wi-Fi. All rooms have en..
24 High Street GB - Caernarfon LL55 1RH
Ty Dre Town House provides a stylish range of accommodation in the centre of Caernarfon, just 2 minutes’ walk from Caernarfon Castle. The property is set in an Edwardian building, and features free Wi-Fi, and free public parking nearby. Each airy ro..
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..