What to do, where to go and what to eat in Caernarfon
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Caernarfon is a beautiful town situated on the North Wales coast. The area has a rich history, glorious scenery and several attractions that will ensure you have a truly wonderful visit. Any visitor to the town will see the commanding Caernarfon castle, the focal point for the town that enjoys welcoming visitors from far and wide. Among this famed castle, the town offers a huge range of activities, attractions and excellent accommodation and dining options. Those that need a base in the area will be welcomed to the glorious range of bed and breakfast in Caernarfon.
Must See – Caernarfon Castle
As mentioned, the castle is the pride and joy of the town. A huge medieval fortress built in the late 11th century; this structure is a real gem – open for visiting, whereby you’ll experience what those that occupied it did, whilst peering over the sea, beach and marina. The Eagle Tower is the most striking of all towers within the castle, of which you will notice the colour coded stone, carefully arranged in bands across the giant castle walls.
Must Wander – Dinas Dinlle Beach
This large sand and pebble beach is a popular spot in the area known for its natural beauty, range of activities and history. From surfing to jet skiing, the golden sand and crisp sea will mean that you have all that’s required for a wonderful day of entertainment. There are facilities to support those that visit the glorious beach, including toilets, shop and cafes serving welsh and home-made produce.
Must Do – Segontium Historical Site
This historic site was built with the purpose of defending the Roman Empire against the rebels, with many interesting features that can give you a good insight into the Roman occupation of Britain. It was guarded by Roman auxiliaries from present day Belgium and Germany. What remains is the perfect place to see real history, wondering around and learning all about the events of this time period.
Must Eat – Black Boy Inn
With food and drinks sourced locally, fine eating in a pub style setting is the order of the day. You’ll be assured that the beautiful atmosphere and style inside of the restaurant pub will be the perfect setting to enjoy some great food to keep yourself fuelled whilst in Caernarfon. Also providing bed and breakfast in Caernarfon, the Black Boy Inn has built quite a reputation for its quality offerings. Having attracted explorers from far and wide that are hungry to see North Wales, the inn provides you with an unrivalled location that means you have easy access to Anglesey, Snowdonia and the rest of the North Wales coast.