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Christmas Markets in North Wales 2019

Posted on 4 Dec 2019

There is nothing more festive than a fairy tale Christmas Market experience, so get your winter warmers on and head down to the dozens of markets and events taking place in North Wales. You’ll be pleased to know the Christmas Special at Gypsy Wood Park in Caernarfon is only...

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The Caernarfon Winter Wonderland

Posted on 15 Nov 2019

In the meadow, we can build a snowman…  That’s exactly what you could be doing this year at Caernarfon Y Maes, alongside plenty of other festive activities, guaranteed to keep you and your family entertained! The picturesque Welsh town is known across the UK as a beautiful sea-side escape;...

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Ffestiniog & Welsh Highland Railways Victorian Weekend: October 4th-6th

Posted on 20 Sep 2019

The oldest railway company in the world still operating trains, the Ffestiniog Railway know a little bit about making journey’s special. As a living museum, running passenger trains since Victorian times; with many of the older vehicles being lovingly preserved. The upcoming Victorian Weekend is the best way to...

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SPECIAL OFFER: 3 Nights for the Price of 2

Posted on 30 Aug 2019

The Blackboy Inn is having a special offer: 3 Nights for the Price of 2 on all Rooms During January, February and March 2020 you can take advantage of this fantastic offer in which guests can stay for 3 nights for the price of two. To redeem this amazing...

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Lionel Rees, VC Memorial

Posted on 23 Aug 2019

Local legend and War hero Lionel Rees was born in Caernarfon and grew up at number 5 Castle Street, which is currently owned by the Black Boy Inn; it is located next to Tŷ Dre Townhouse.   Lionel Rees was awarded the prestigious Victoria Cross for his exploits as...

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Welsh Treats

Posted on 30 Apr 2019

What does Wales mean to you? Does it mean thousands of years of history and culture? Is it the ancient language that has been adapted with its people to become a symbol of legacy, culture and passion? Is it the beautiful rolling hills and magnificent sea views? Or is...

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Things to do over the Easter Holiday’s in Caernarfon

Posted on 2 Apr 2019

Why not visit Caernarfon this Easter where there are plenty of places events you wouldn’t want to miss! If its history you’re after Caernarfon Castle has it. Caernarfon Castle, a World Heritage Site from 11th century, is one of the most impressive castles in Wales. For World Heritage Day,...

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Book your stay with us direct, via our web site

Posted on 12 Mar 2019

Please do not use an online agent support a local business and have more flexibility and better pricing. The online travel agents take a hefty commission from all bookings made. Most of these companies are not local and do nothing to support our local way of life so please...

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5 Reasons to Celebrate Your Welshness

Posted on 1 Mar 2019

A Proud History Reminders of our proud history can be found all around Wales; from the ruined castles used to fight wars and protect our land, to the slate mining caverns that were the lifeblood of our towns and the imposing Mt Snowdon that still holds the love and...

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Discover the Secrets of Caernarfon – 6 Little Known Locations

Posted on 6 Feb 2019

A TOWN OF MANY SECRETS Caernarfon town is an ancient fortress of hidden secrets and backstreets of marvellous little curiosity shops and parlour cafes and restaurants, all surrounded by towering medieval stone walls. However while the castle gets the lion’s share of attention from tourists and visitors, there are...

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