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Portmeirion Village

Portmeirion Village

Portmeirion Village and Gardens on the shores of Snowdonia makes a magical day out for all the…

The Dee Bridge

The Dee Bridge

The Dee licks the angled buttresses of Llangollen’s weighty Gothic bridge, which has spanned the…

St Cybi's Church

St Cybi's Church

One of its attractions is St Cybi's Church, a grade 1 listed church built between the 13th and 16th…

Marquess of Anglesey's Column

Marquess of Anglesey's Column

Another attraction in Llanfairpwll is the Marquess of Anglesey's Column, a Greek Doric Column…

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  1. Add Portmeirion Village to your Itinerary

    Portmeirion Village

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    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.

  2. 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.

  3. Add Galeri Caernarfon - Arts Centre to your Itinerary

    Galeri Caernarfon - Arts Centre

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    Arts Centre

    Caernarfon

    Galeri Creative Enterprise, a £7.5m development was officially opened in April 2005 and has been the largest and most ambitious of the trust’s project so far. The opening of Galeri marked a significant development for the arts and creative…

  4. Add The Candle Alchemist to your Itinerary

    The Candle Alchemist

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    Craft Workshop

    Candle & Craft Workshop on Anglesey - We teach Candle Making & run Craft Workshops - OPEN SATURDAYS & SUNDAYS 10am - 4pm - Come along and visit our Candlemaking Studio where we have a variety of craftmaking activities for you to try or browse our…

  5. The Dee Bridge

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    Historic Site

    LLANGOLLEN

    The Dee licks the angled buttresses of Llangollen’s weighty Gothic bridge, which has spanned the River since fourteenth century. The bridge that stands today dates from the 16th century. The bridge was originally built for pack horses and has been…

  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 Llanberis Lake Railway to your Itinerary

    Llanberis Lake Railway

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    Steam Railway

    Llanberis

    Enjoy a gentle ride behind a vintage steam engine along the shores of lake Padarn, with unrivalled views of Snowdon from viewpoints quite inaccessible by road.

  8. Add Inigo Jones Slate Works to your Itinerary

    Inigo Jones Slate Works

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    Heritage / Visitor Centre

    Y Groeslon, Caernarfon

    Self-guided tour includes video presentation, audio commentary on walkman, as well as geological, historical calligraphy and lettercutting exhibitions.

  9. 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…

  10. Add Gwrych Castle Preservation Trust to your Itinerary

    Gwrych Castle Preservation Trust

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    Castle / Fort

    Abergele

    Local history claims that the first castle at Gwrych was built by the Normans in the 12th century. It was seized by the Welsh prince Rhys ap Gruffydd (the Lord Rhys) of Deheubarth in about 1170 who then rebuilt the timber castle in stone. This…

  11. 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…

  12. Add Beaumaris Pier to your Itinerary

    Beaumaris Pier

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    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.

  13. Yr Ysgwrn

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    Heritage / Visitor Centre

    Blaenau Ffestiniog

    Yr Ysgwrn can mean different things for different people. Previous visitors have been inspired to visit Hedd Wyn’s home for various reasons, be it to see the Bardic Chairs, learn about sustainable farming or simply to experience what life would be…

  14. Add Penmon Point Beach to your Itinerary

    Penmon Point Beach

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    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.

  15. Add Llechwedd to your Itinerary

    Llechwedd

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    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.…

  16. Add Corris Steam Railway & Museum to your Itinerary

    Corris Steam Railway & Museum

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    Steam Railway

    Machynlleth

    In the Heart of the Land of the Little Trains, The Corris Railway is a narrow gauge (2 foot 3 inch) railway whose origins date back to the 1850's.