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
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 ..
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..
The Snowdon Mountain Railway (1896) is the only rack railway of this type in Great Britain. It takes you to the highest summit in England or Wales (1 085m). At the top, on a clear day, the beautiful panoramic view stretches to the island of Anglesey,..
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..
Tan Y Pant, near Llanberis GB - Llanberis LL55 4EL
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Situtated at the foot of Mount Snowdon, The Lake View Hotel is surrounded by woodland and features rooms overlooking Lake Padarn. The rooms include a TV, tea/coffee making facilities and a private bathroom. The garden view rooms look onto an overgro..
GB - LL55 2AQ Llanrug
23-25 Hole in the Wall St GB - LL55 1RF Caernarfon
Relaxed, friendly restaurant set into the old city walls - which you can see in the upstairs room. It's open all day but menus are the most ambitious and creative at dinner. Framed recipes and striking modern art hang on the walls.
GB - LL55 4NE Beddgelert