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Rhuddlan Castle

Rhuddlan Castle

Rhuddlan may not be as well known as some of North Wales castles, yet it shares much in common with…

Beaumaris Castle

Beaumaris Castle

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

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  1. Add Saorimor to your Itinerary

    Saorimor

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    Craft Centre

    Bangor

    SAORImôr is a registered SAORI Weaving studio. SAORI is a Japanese freestyle approach to handweaving that encourages people to express themselves intuitively. No previous experience is needed. There are no rules and no mistakes! Everything is set up…

  2. Add Ewloe Castle to your Itinerary

    Ewloe Castle

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    Castle / Fort

    Deeside

    Though it bears the distinctive features of many of Wales’s native-built castles, Ewloe’s location marks it out as an individual. While the Welsh princes generally chose lofty vantage points for their fortresses, Ewloe sits in a hollow amid deep…

  3. Add Rheilffordd Talyllyn Railway to your Itinerary

    Rheilffordd Talyllyn Railway

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    Steam Railway

    Gwynedd, Tywyn

    Historic narrow gauge railway with steam hauled trains in the Snowdonia National Park. Discover our past hauling slate and local goods, and enjoy the views, wildlife and woodland walks. The world's first preserved railway.

  4. St Collen's Church

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    Church / Chapel

    LLANGOLLEN

    The Church of St Collen was founded in the 6th century and has Medieval hammer beam roofs, from one of the finest roofs in Wales. The church dates back to the 13th Century however much of what stands today was part of the renovation in 1864. The…

  5. Wrexham County Borough Museum

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    Museum

    Wrexham, Wrexham

    Inside one of Wrexham's landmark buildings, Wrexham County Borough Museum is the starting point for discovering the eventful history of this region on the English-Welsh border.

  6. Add St Cybi's Church to your Itinerary

    St Cybi's Church

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    Church / Chapel

    HOLYHEAD

    One of its attractions is St Cybi's Church, a grade 1 listed church built between the 13th and 16th centuries within the walls of the ancient roman fort Caer Gybi. The church has an interesting history having be raided by Viking invaders in the…

  7. Add Llanddwyn Island to your Itinerary

    Llanddwyn Island

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    Lighthouse

    LLANFAIRPWLLGWYNGYLL

  8. Add South Stack to your Itinerary

    South Stack

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    Lighthouse

    HOLYHEAD

    South Stack is one of Anglesey’s must-see landscapes, located on Holy Island, and is Anglesey’e most westerly point, lying some 3 milest to the west of Holyhead.  The lighthouse was built in 1809 to mark a tiny island off Anglesey.  The lighthouse…

  9. Add Pensychnant Nature Conservation Centre to your Itinerary

    Pensychnant Nature Conservation Centre

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    Nature Reserve

    Conwy

    Pensychnant House & Estate is managed as a nature reserve and conservation centre: 120 acres of heaths & woods, spring birds, rare moths, guided walks, talks and other events. Wildlife art exhibiton by Philip Snow, Betty Mills plus others.

  10. Add Marquess of Anglesey's Column to your Itinerary

    Marquess of Anglesey's Column

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    Tower

    LLANFAIRPWLLGWYNGYLL

    Another attraction in Llanfairpwll is the Marquess of Anglesey's Column, a Greek Doric Column dedicated to Henry William Paget, the first Marquess of Anglesey for his important part in the battle of Waterloo where he lost his leg. The monument was…

  11. Add Bala Lake Railway to your Itinerary

    Bala Lake Railway

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    Steam Railway

    Bala, Bala

    A delightful ride through the glorious scenery of the Snowdonia National Park along the shore line of Wales' largest natural lake.

  12. Add Royal Welch Fusiliers Regimental Museum to your Itinerary

    Royal Welch Fusiliers Regimental Museum

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    Museum

    Caernarfon

    The Museum is housed in two towers of Caernarfon Castle. In it you will find a wealth of original exhibits, supported by film, sound and models, which tell the story of over 300 years of service by Wales’ oldest infantry regiment, in peacetime and…

  13. Add Vale of Rheidol Railway to your Itinerary

    Vale of Rheidol Railway

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    Steam Railway

    Aberystwyth

    View 12 miles of spectacular countryside and changing scenery as the train takes you on a journey into the setting of George Borrow's "Wild Wales."

  14. Add Nantclwyd y Dre Gardens to your Itinerary

    Nantclwyd y Dre Gardens

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    Garden

    Ruthin

    15th Century Timber Hall House and newly restored walled gardens dating for Medieval times.

    Features such as the rose pergola, nuttery, and flowery meads demonstrate the gardens; histrois uses - for medicine, cooking and sensory pleasure. The…

  15. Add Ffestiniog Railway to your Itinerary

    Ffestiniog Railway

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    Steam Railway

    Gwynedd, Porthmadog

    Planning to travel on the amazing Ffestiniog Railway?...If so, click here to get the latest information direct from the official North Wales tourism site!

  16. Add Snowdon Mountain Railway to your Itinerary

    Snowdon Mountain Railway

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    Steam Railway

    Llanberis

    Planning to travel on the amazing Snowdon Mountain Railway?...If so, click here to get the latest information direct from the official North Wales tourism site!

  17. Add Plas Newydd to your Itinerary

    Plas Newydd

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    Museum

    LLANGOLLEN

    Plas Newydd was home to the Ladies of Llangollen from 1780 - 1829. The house retains the gothic features they introduced and is set in peaceful gardens surrounded by trees and includes the font from the nearby Valle Crucis Abbey.

  18. Add Denbigh Castle to your Itinerary

    Denbigh Castle

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    Castle / Fort

    Denbigh

    Denbigh castle and town walls were built between 1282 and 1311. The castle was built for Henry de Lacy, Earl of Lincoln who had been granted the lordship of Denbigh by King Edward 1st during his campaign against the Welsh. Designed by master castle…

  19. Add Criccieth Castle to your Itinerary

    Criccieth Castle

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    Castle / Fort

    Criccieth

    Criccieth Castle was built by Llywelyn the Great of the Kingdom of Gwynedd.The castle was eventually captured by the English forces of Edward 1st in the 13th century.