Destination: Caernarfon

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Small town and historic region of North Wales

Caernarfon

Caernarfon Tours with Great British Trips

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Caernarfon

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Region: Wales

Time to spend here: 3 hours - 1 day

More Information: www.visitcaernarfon.com

What's nearby? Snowdonia, North Wales

What transport do you recommend? The town itself is very small and largely pedestrianised. A car or bus is needed to get here though.

Did you know? Caernarfon has the most Welsh speaking community in all of Wales.

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What can I see in and around Caernarfon?


Caernarfon Castle

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Caernarfon Castle is possibly the most famous of Wales' many castles and was constructed not only as a military stronghold but also as a seat of government and royal palace.
Time to spend here: 2 hours   More information

Segontium Fort

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Visitors to Segontium Fort can see Roman remains as well as a fascinating museum which tells the story of the conquest and occupation of Wales and includes fine examples of the finds excavated from the site, giving you a vivid idea of life in this part of Roman occupied Britain.
Time to spend here: 2 hours   More information

Welsh Highland Railway

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The narrow-gauge Welsh Highland Railway located near the castle takes you on a steam train through the heart of the Snowdonia National Park, past streams, woodlands and beautiful lakes to the foothills of Mount Snowdon itself. The single journey to Porthmadog takes 2 hours.
Time to spend here: Full Day   More information

Caernarfon Airworld

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Caernarfon Airworld is situated 6 miles from Caernarfon and hosts a small museum which portrays the history of aviation in North Wales. A number of aircrafts are exhibited, together with displays of various aero engines.
Time to spend here: 3 hours   More information

Penrhyn Castle

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The spectacular Penrhyn Castle is a large Victorian castle (1820-45) with a park and garden overlooking Snowdonia and the North Wales coast.
Time to spend here: 2 hours   More information

Isle of Anglesey

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The Isle of Anglesey is Britain's largest island, although it is connected to the mainland by the suspension bridges spanning the Menai Strait.
Time to spend here: half day   More information

Llanfairpwllgwyngyllgogerychwyrndrobwllllantysiliogogogoch

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Llanfairpwllgwyngyllgogerychwyrndrobwllllantysiliogogogoch is probably the most famous place here. You can stop to take a photo of the longest place name in the UK, and possibly the world, at its railway station.
Time to spend here: 1 hour   More information

Beaumaris Castle

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Beaumaris Castle is the most stylish example of medieval military architecture in Britain and is a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Time to spend here: 3 hours   More information

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