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Caernarfon Destination Guide

Discover Caernarfon in United Kingdom

Caernarfon in the region of Wales with its 9,836 habitants is a place located in United Kingdom - some 208 mi or ( 335 km ) North-West of London , the country's capital .

Interactive map of Caernarfon

Local time in Caernarfon is now 08:51 PM (Monday) . The local timezone is named " Europe/London " with a UTC offset of 0 hours. Depending on your mobility, these larger cities might be interesting for you: Wrexham, Sheffield, Pen-y-groes, Oxford, and Menai Bridge. When in this area, you might want to check out Wrexham . We discovered some clip posted online . Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation. Are you looking for some initial hints on what might be interesting in Caernarfon ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


North Wales: Caernarfon Castle

2:00 min by RickSteves
Views: 9081 Rating: 4.50

Caernarfon was the most expensive castle an English king ever built, and one of few to achieve architecture, art and defensibility at the same time. For more information on the Rick Steves' Europe TV ..

Welsh Highland Railway taster

3:20 min by Festshopman
Views: 6851 Rating: 4.94

A short video of a trip up the Welsh Highland Railway including the world famous Aberglaslyn Pass. ..

Introduction to Bangor and the area

4:02 min by BangorTV
Views: 6013 Rating: 5.00

The city of Bangor is located on the North Wales coast and is set in within a stunning landscape, surrounded by the mountains of Snowdonia and the Menai Strait. Our video gives an introduction to the ..

Caernarfon Online Videos Caernarfon Castle

4:10 min by visitcaernarfon
Views: 5448 Rating: 5.00

Caernarfon Castle in Caernarfon North Wales. Wales' premier holiday destination. Ad-Video by Caernarfon Online. Contact us on 01286 676166 to produce one for your business. ..

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Interesting facts about this location

A4085 road

The A4085 is a 20-mile road between Caernarfon and Penrhyndeudraeth in North Wales that runs through the scenic Aberglaslyn Pass. There are several locations where the road is of substandard width. The road begins at the southern apex of a triangular one-way system in Caernarfon on the A487 . It heads south, signposted for Beddgelert.

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Located at 53.14 -4.27 (Lat./Long.); Less than 0 km away
Tags: Roads in Gwynedd

Lôn Eifion

Lôn Eifion is part of Lôn Las Cymru, the Welsh National Cycle Route, which is about 400 km long. Lôn Eifion is the section which runs for 20 km from Caernarfon to Bryncir along most of the former Caernarfon to Afon Wen line. This line was that of the Carnarvonshire Railway, and joined with the Cambrian Coast Line at Afon Wen.

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Located at 53.15 -4.27 (Lat./Long.); Less than 0 km away
Tags: Cycleways in Wales, Rail trails in Wales, Transport in Gwynedd

Castles and Town Walls of King Edward in Gwynedd

The Castles and Town Walls of King Edward in Gwynedd is a UNESCO-designated World Heritage Site located in Gwynedd, Wales. It includes the castles of Beaumaris and Harlech and the castles and town walls of Caernarfon and Conwy. UNESCO considers the sites to be the "finest examples of late 13th century and early 14th century military architecture in Europe". The fortifications were built by Edward I after his invasion of North Wales in 1282.

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Located at 53.14 -4.28 (Lat./Long.); Less than 0 km away
Tags: 1280s architecture, Castles in Gwynedd, Edward I of England, World Heritage Sites in Wales

The Oval (Caernarfon)

The Oval is a multi-use stadium in Caernarfon, Wales. It is currently used mostly for football matches and is the home ground of Caernarfon Town F.C.. The stadium holds 3,000 people, with 250 seats. The seats were purchased from Shrewsbury Town when they became surplus to requirements due to the demolition of Gay Meadow.

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Located at 53.13 -4.27 (Lat./Long.); Less than 1 km away
Tags: Caernarfon, Football venues in Wales, Stadiums in Wales

Afon Seiont

Afon Seiont (Welsh, meaning River Seiont in English) is a river in Gwynedd, Wales which runs into the Menai Strait. Its source is the outflow of Llyn Padarn near Llanberis, and it flows out in a generally northwest direction. Between the outflow and the village of Llanrug it is known as the Afon Rhythallt, changing its name just after the village. Its mouth is in the town of Caernarfon, forming a natural harbour as it flows out into the Menai Strait.

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Located at 53.15 -4.27 (Lat./Long.); Less than 1 km away
Tags: Bontnewydd, Caernarfon, Llanddeiniolen, Llanrug, Menai Strait, Rivers of Gwynedd, Sites of Special Scientific Interest in West Gwynedd, Waunfawr


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