Welcome to Caernarfon
Wedged between the gleaming Menai Strait and the deep-purple hills, Caernarfon's main claim to fame is its fantastical castle. Given the town's crucial historical importance, its proximity to Snowdonia and reputation as a centre of Welsh culture (its percentage of native speakers is as high as anywhere), it's surprisingly down-at-heel in parts, with quite a few boarded-up buildings. Still, there's a lot of charm in... Read More
Top experiences in Caernarfon
3-Day Group Tour: Castles of Edward I
Fellow of the Royal Historical Society Dr Marc Morris, weaves the fascinating story of these remarkable castles and the personalities that forged them. Edward I’s ‘iron ring of castles’ which is recognised as a World Heritage site by UNESCO, represents the most ambitious and challenging building project in medieval Europe and has left Wales with an extraordinary military inheritance which must be experienced.