Books in Caernarfon

Palas Print

Everything you'd want from a local, indie bookshop, this little gem stocks English and Welsh books and CDs, with emphasis on local authors, Welsh folk, and the history and landscape of the area. It's also a hub for …
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Tŷ Halen

Used by Michelin-starred restaurants such as Fat Duck and Tyddyn Llan, Halen Môn salt is known in the most exalted of foodie circles. Sourced directly from the Menai Strait's waters, it is sold both in pure form and…
Alcohol in Caernarfon

Iechyd Da!

Over 170 Welsh ales and ciders twinkle from the shelves of this Australian-owned hole-in-the-wall on Hole in the Wall St, alongside Welsh whisky, gin and vodka. Making ironic use of a former temperance hall, it even…
Gifts & Souvenirs in Caernarfon

Inigo Jones Slateworks

Built in 1861 to provide slate for schools, this workshop now earns its coin making garden ornaments, place mats, picture frames, cake stands and other knick-knacks from this most Welsh of materials. You can also ta…
Gifts & Souvenirs in Conwy

Knight Shop

Always buying boring, samey souvenirs for your loved ones? Then why not go for a Henry VIII–era replica helmet, a ramshead heavy siege crossbow, some chain mail or perhaps a Viking drinking horn? The Knight Shop is …
Arts & Crafts in Caernarfon


Love spoons and jewellery sit alongside a deli and food store, featuring local specialities such as Halen Môn salt and Snowdonia cheese, inside this gleaming venue by the yacht marina. It has a good selection of boo…
Arts & Crafts in Conwy

Potter's Gallery

Run by a cooperative of North Wales–based potters and designers, this gallery showcases the latest works from its members and is a mine of information about the local arts scene.