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Things to do in Caernarfon

Historic Royal port town on the north west coast of Wales opposite the Isle of Anglesey

Known for...   Caernarfon Castle



 

  Attractions

Segontium Roman Fort FREE

Remains of an auxiliary Roman fort, probably established in the late 70s A.D. and modified through to the late fourth century.
Caernarfon
LL55 2LN

 

Redline Indoor Karting

Redline Indoor Karting is one of the few independent Indoor Karting Circuits in Wales where you can enjoy the lowest prices.
Zone 6, Stad Ddiwydiannol
Cibyn Industrial Estate
Caernarfon
LL55 2BD

 

Segontium FREE

National Trust - Remains of a Roman fort.
Caernarfon
LL55 2LN

 

Caernarfon Town Walls FREE

Complete circuit of walls, including eight towers and two twin-towered gateways, surviving in places to battlement height.
Caernarfon
LL55 2AY

 

Beacon Climbing Centre

Beacon Climbing Centre has now relocated to a huge new modern facility, located on the Cibyn Estate in Caernarfon on the main A408.
Cibyn Estate
Caernarfon
Gwynedd
LL55 2BD

01286677322

Recommended by Ben Hall, Anglesey

 

Caernarfon Castle

After all these years Caernarfon’s immense strength remains undimmed.
Caernarfon
LL55 2AY

 

National Slate Museum

The National Slate Museum offers a day full of enjoyment and education in a dramatically beautiful landscape.
Llanberis
Gwynedd
LL55 4TY

Recommended by Peter Wyatt, Sheffield

 

Cae’r Gors

The childhood home of ‘The Queen of our Literature’ is a jewel in the crown of the North Wales quarrying landscape.
Rhosgadfan
LL54 7EY

 

Dolbadarn Castle FREE

Probably built by Llywelyn ab Iorwerth ('the Great') early in the thirteenth century.
Llanberis
LL55 4UB

 

Padarn Adventures

Outdoor activities centre.
Gilfach Ddu
Llanberis
Gwynedd
LL55 4TY

01286872310

 

Bodowyr Burial Chamber FREE

Neolithic chambered tomb.
nr Brynsiencyn
Anglesey
LL60 6NH

 

Craflwyn And Beddgelert

National Trust - Unwind amongst the wooded foothills of Snowdon.
Beddgelert
LL55 4NG

 

Eifionydd FREE

National Trust - Snowdon's pastoral foothills reach down to the sea.
The National Trust
Beddgelert
LL55 4NG

 

Inigo Jones Tudor Slate Works

Inigo Jones Slate Works has been prefabricating various slate products since 1861. The tour of the works was introduced in 1980's.
Y Groeslon
Caernarfon
LL54 7UE

 

Gypsy Wood Park

Gypsy Wood activity park is an enchanting outdoor attraction. Set in 20 acres of natural beauty at the foothills of Snowdonia.
Tyddyn Newborough, Bontnewydd
Caernarfon
Gwynedd
LL55 2YA

 

Anglesey Sea Zoo

For all ages in all weathers it’s a Splashing Day Out.
Brynsienicyn
Anglesey
LL61 6TQ

01248430411

Recommended by Helen Ward, manchester

 

Foel Farm Park

Foel Park Farm is a tourist attraction that offers a great day out for all the family.
Brynteg
Wales
LL61 6TQ

Recommended by Susie Jones, Blackburn

 

The Llanberis Lake Railway

Discover the timeless appeal of our narrow-gauge steam trains - a more leisurely way to travel and enjoy the views.
Gilfach Ddu, Llanberis
Caernarfon
Gwynedd
LL55 4TY

01286870549

Recommended by Fiona Harris, Wiltshire

 

Tan Y Ddraig Paint A Pot Studio

Come and wake your inner artist, create and paint personalised pottery treasures and keepsakes from our range of blank pottery.
34 High Street, Llanberis
Caernarfon
Gwynedd
LL55 4EU

 

Piggery Pottery

Are looking for somewhere interesting, fun, interactive and good value for money to visit?.
Ddol Helyg, Cwm Y Glo
Caernarfon
Gwynedd
LL55 4DA

01286871931

 

Caer Lêb FREE

A low-lying rectilinear enclosure, defined by double banks and ditches.
Brynsiencyn
Anglesey
LL61 6TZ

 

Anglesey Model Village

"Wales' most popular Model Village" The model village continues to be improved every year with new additions.
Parc
Newborough
Gwynedd
LL61 6RS

Recommended by Rita Haywood, Bangor

 

Castell Bryn Gwyn FREE

Circular bank of Neolithic origin, surviving to a height of 12 feet (4.9m). Evidence for Iron Age and Roman use.
Brynsiencyn
Anglesey
LL61 6UT

 

Snowdon Mountain Railway

Majestic train ride up Wales' highest peak.
Llanberis
Gwynedd
LL55 4TY

08444938120

Recommended by Hazel, Liverpool

 
 

  Museums

Airworld Aviation Museum

Located on the airfield of the former RAF Llandwrog, the museum has an impressive collection of aircraft and aviation memorabilia.
Caernarfon Airport
Dinas Dinlle
Caernarfon
LL54 5TP

 
 

  Parks

Parc Glynllifon

Come and enjoy a fun day out for the whole family at Glynllifon’s historic gardens and country park.
Clynnog Road
Caernarfon
Gwynedd
LL54 5DY

 
 

  Beaches

Plas Menai FREE

A mud and shingle shore on the banks of the Menai Straits - the site of Plas Menai international outdoor pursuits centre.



 

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