Whether you wish to simply admire the beautiful coastline and majestic mountains of Snowdonia or discover your adventurous side by taking part in the many outdoor activities, the Black Boy Inn is easily accessible by both car & public transport.
We have a map of Caernarfon Town available please view here (JPG Image)
A barrier system operates on our small car park next to the Inn, this is reserved for blue badge holders .We will give you a free permit in reception for your stay at the Inn to park at Slate Quay car park.
To download our North Wales location map and directions as a PDF click the following link: Map & Directions (.pdf 747kB).
By car , AA route planner
From London allow 5 hours for your journey.
Exit the M6(J20) onto M56. Follow signs for North Wales / Queensferry onto A55. Exit A55(J9) onto the A487, following signs for Caernarfon.
The Black Boy Inn is located within the medieval town walls between Caernarfon’s Castle and Victoria Dock.
By rail , Trainline.com
Just 15 minutes’ drive from Bangor mainline railway station, there is a taxi rank and bus service to Caernarfon available at the station entrance.
Bangor station is served by trains from Chester, Crewe, Manchester, London Euston, Cardiff and Holyhead.
From London Euston it is just 3.20 hours. Direct trains at certain times of day. (Virgin Trains). For train times and fares, call 08457 48 49 50.
Anglesey Airport is only 24 miles away via the A55 and provides weekday links to Cardiff, South Wales.
Caernarfon Airport is less than 6 miles away and has a terminal open for private aircraft.
Liverpool John Lennon airport is just 90 miles away via the M56, A55 and A487.
Manchester airport is 98 miles away via the M56, A55 and A487.
By sea . Stenaline , Irish Ferries.
Easily reached from Ireland via the port of Holyhead, and an excellent road network. From Holyhead take the A55 leaving J9 (first exit after Britannia Bridge) onto the A487, following signs for Caernarfon.
Foot passengers, onward travel is available from Holyhead to Bangor by train and takes 30 minutes, and then Bangor to Caernarfon by bus 20 minutes.