Attractions

Top Choice Castle in Caernarfon

Caernarfon Castle

Majestic Caernarfon Castle was built between 1283 and 1330 as a military stronghold, seat of government and royal palace. Designed and mainly supervised by Master James of St George, from Savoy, its brief and scale …
Ruins in Caernarfon

Segontium Roman Fort

Just east of the town centre, these low stone foundations represent the westernmost legionary fort of the Roman Empire. The fort dates back to AD 77, when General Gnaeus Julius Agricola completed the Roman conquest …
Gardens in Caernarfon

Parc Glynllifon

Strewn with rare plants, follies, sculptures and fountains, these historic gardens once formed part of the estate of the Lords Newborough. While the grand neoclassical manor house isn't open to the public, the woodl…
Beach in Caernarfon

Dinas Dinlle

Dolphins and porpoises can sometimes be spotted from this long, sandy Blue Flag beach, 6 miles southwest of Caernarfon. The flatness of the surrounding land stands in contrast to the dramatically sculpted Llŷn Penin…
Church in Caernarfon

St Mary's Church

Built in 1307 at the same time that the castle was going up, this pretty Gothic church once ministered to the castle's garrison. Built directly into the old town wall, its exterior was remodelled in 1811; head insid…