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Plas Mawr

Plas Mawr

Never was a building better named. Plas Mawr, or the Great Hall, is quite simply the finest…

St Asaph Cathedral

St Asaph Cathedral

Reputed to be the smallest ancient Cathedral in Britain. Magnificent architecture and stained glass…

Penmon Point Beach

Penmon Point Beach

On the outskirts of Beaumaris town is Penmon Point, a dog friendly beach with a small café. Here…

harlech castle

Harlech Castle

Harlech Castle, built between 1282 and 1289 by Edward 1st during his invasion of Wales. The Castle…

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  1. Add Plas Mawr to your Itinerary

    Plas Mawr

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    Type:

    Historic House / Palace

    Conwy

    Never was a building better named. Plas Mawr, or the Great Hall, is quite simply the finest surviving Elizabethan town house anywhere in Britain.

    This was a golden age when fabulously wealthy merchants invested in mansions, rich fittings and lavish…

  2. Add St Asaph Cathedral to your Itinerary

    St Asaph Cathedral

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    Type:

    Cathedral / Minister

    St Asaph

    Reputed to be the smallest ancient Cathedral in Britain. Magnificent architecture and stained glass windows. Contains the Bishop William Morgan Welsh Bible of 1588. A living working place of worship as well as a visitor attraction.

  3. Add The Home Front Museum to your Itinerary

    The Home Front Museum

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    Type:

    Museum

    Conwy, Llandudno

    Experience the Sights and Sounds of Civilian Life during the Second World War at this Unique Indoor Attraction. Take a trip down 'memory lane' and enjoy the nostalgia from 1940s Britain.

  4. Add Penmon Point Beach to your Itinerary

    Penmon Point Beach

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    Type:

    Lighthouse

    Beaumaris

    On the outskirts of Beaumaris town is Penmon Point, a dog friendly beach with a small café. Here you will find fantastic views of Puffin Island, The Great Orme and Snowdon. Car park is available next to the café.

  5. Add Harlech Castle to your Itinerary

    Harlech Castle

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    Type:

    Castle / Fort

    Harlech

    Harlech Castle, built between 1282 and 1289 by Edward 1st during his invasion of Wales. The Castle has a deep military history and withheld many a siege until failing to Owain Glyndwr in 1404

  6. Add Llandudno Museum & Gallery to your Itinerary

    Llandudno Museum & Gallery

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    Type:

    Museum

    Llandudno

    The history of Llandudno from pre-history to the present century, plus a selection from the diverse collection of fine arts owned by Francis E Chardon.

  7. Add Fairbourne Railway to your Itinerary

    Fairbourne Railway

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    Type:

    Steam Railway

    Gwynedd, Fairbourne

    Narrow Gauge Steam Train journey offers superb views of Cader Idris mountain range and Mawddach Estuary. G-Scale Railway and museum at Fairbourne. Can be accessed from Barmouth by means of the pedestrian Ferry

  8. Add Rhuddlan Castle to your Itinerary

    Rhuddlan Castle

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    Type:

    Castle / Fort

    Rhuddlan

    Rhuddlan may not be as well known as some of North Wales castles, yet it shares much in common with its illustrioius neighbours. Like Caernarfon and Conwy, it was built as one of the 'iron ring' of fortresses by Edward I.

  9. Add Gwrych Castle to your Itinerary

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    Gwrych Castle

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    Type:

    Castle / Fort

    Abergele

    You may recognise Gwrych Castle as the home to ITV's I'm A Celebrity... Get Me Out of Here! for two consecutive years! We're open everyday from 10am - 5pm and we're a dog friendly attraction.


    Gwrych Castle is a Grade I listed country house in…

  10. Add Plas Brondanw to your Itinerary

    Plas Brondanw

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    Type:

    Historic Site

    Penrhyndeudraeth, Portmeirion

    Portmeirion Village and Gardens on the shores of Snowdonia makes a magical day out for all the family. Shops, cafes, beaches and woodland walks.

  11. Add Valle Crucis Abbey to your Itinerary

    Valle Crucis Abbey

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    Type:

    Abbey / Priory

    Llangollen

    Valle Crucis was truly Welsh from the moment it was founded in 1201 by Prince Madog ap Gruffydd and the ‘white monks’ of the Cistercian order.

    Its Latin name (Valley of the Cross) refers to the nearby ninth-century Pillar of Eliseg, erected for the…

  12. Add Holywell Pet Cemetery to your Itinerary

    Holywell Pet Cemetery

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    Type:

    Cemetery / Mausoleum

    HOLYWELL

    Take a stroll around the award winning gardens of Brynford Pet Cemetery and discover a place where beautifully manicured gardents monuments,statues are all decorated to much loved pets.

     

  13. Add Great Orme Mines to your Itinerary

    Great Orme Mines

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    Type:

    Mine

    Llandudno

    A visit to the Great Orme Mines is both an enjoyable and educational experience for children and adults. Take the self guided tour through tunnels mined out over 3,500 years ago leading to the Bronze Age cavern. After walking through the underground…

  14. Add Beaumaris Pier to your Itinerary

    Beaumaris Pier

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    Type:

    Pier

    BEAUMARIS

    Beaumaris Pier was originally opened in 1846 but was rebuilt in 1872. The pier is great for crabbing and is close to the town centre and facilities and car parking nearby.

  15. Add Chirk Castle to your Itinerary

    Chirk Castle

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    Type:

    Castle / Fort

    WREXHAM

    Magnificent medieval fortress of the Welsh Marches
    A stark symbol of power, Chirk Castle was completed in 1310 during the reign of the conquering Edward I to subdue the last princes of Wales. Built on an outcrop above the meeting point of the rivers…

  16. Add Beaumaris Castle to your Itinerary

    Beaumaris Castle

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    Type:

    Castle / Fort

    BEAUMARIS

    Beaumaris Castle was commissioned by Edward 1st during his conquest of Wales in the 13th century.

  17. Add Flint Castle to your Itinerary

    Flint Castle

    Type

    Type:

    Castle / Fort

    Flint

    Flint Castle was the first castle to be built by Edward 1st during his campaign against Llywelyn the Last in North Wales.

  18. Roman Baths

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    Type:

    Heritage / Visitor Centre

    PRESTATYN

    The Roman Baths at Prestatyn were discovered in 1934 by Mr F. Gilbert Smith a local architect and amateur archaeologist. It is believed the bath house was associated with the Roman fort to the north. The bath house is hidden with a housing estate,…

  19. Add Zip World Deep Mine Tour to your Itinerary

    Zip World Deep Mine Tour

    Type

    Type:

    Mine

    Blaenau Ffestiniog

    Buried deep under the mountains of Snowdonia lies an extraordinary story: it’s a rock revolution that shaped the look and feel of the world as we know it. A way of life which built communities and defined generations of families in North Wales.…