“A comfortable stay in the heart of historic Caernarfon” - AA Inspector
Our Inspector's view
Tŷ Castell is a historic building within Caernarfon’s old town walls; it’s a stone’s throw from the castle and within easy reach of all the town’s shops and attractions. Lunch and evening meals are mainly based on the tapas idea – there’s plenty of interesting choices on the Tapas from the Sea, Tapas from the Land and Tapas from the Grocer and Dairy menus. The four en suite bedrooms, taking their names from Welsh folk tales, have been appointed to a high standard and include free WiFi.
Facilities – at a glance
- Rooms 4
- Children welcome
- High chairs
- Children's portions or menu
- Satellite TV
- Open all year
- Afternoon Tea
- Dinner Served
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About the area
The county of Gwynedd is home to most of the Snowdonia National Park – including the wettest spot in Britain, an arête running up to Snowdon’s summit that receives an average annual rainfall of 4,473mm. With its mighty peaks, rivers and strong Welsh heritage (it has the highest proportion of Welsh-speakers in all of Wales), it’s always been an extremely popular place to visit and live. The busiest part is around Snowdon; around 750,000 people climb, walk or ride the train to the summit each year.
Also in Gwynedd is the Llyn Peninsula, a remote part of Wales sticking 30 miles out into the Irish Sea. At the base of the peninsula is Porthmadog, a small town linked to Snowdonia by two steam railways – the Welsh Highland Railway and the Ffestiniog Railway. Other popular places are Criccieth, with a castle on its headland overlooking the beach, Pwllheli, and Abersoch and the St Tudwal Islands. Elsewhere, the peninsula is all about wildlife, tranquillity, and ancient sacred sites. Tre’r Ceiri hill fort is an Iron Age settlement set beside the coastal mountain of Yr Eifl, while Bardsey Island, at the tip of the peninsula, was the site of a fifth-century Celtic monastery.
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