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Top things to do in Gwynedd

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Blue Lake (Fairbourne)
Ranked #1 of 63 attractions in Gwynedd
Category: Bodies of Water; Nature and Parks
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Ranked #2 of 63 attractions in Gwynedd
Category: Equestrian Trails
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Caernarfon Castle (Caernarfon)
Ranked #3 of 63 attractions in Gwynedd
Category: Castles; Historic Sites; Landmarks

The town of Caernarfon is dominated by the castle built by Edward the First in 1283. Constructed after his conquest of Wales to overawe and control the Welsh, it still projects an... more »

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GreenWood Forest Park (Y Felinheli)
Ranked #4 of 63 attractions in Gwynedd
Travelers' Choice™ 2014 Winner Attractions
Category: Amusement/ Theme Parks; Amusement Parks
Owner description: For family adventure visit GreenWood Forest Park – Snowdonia’s totally unique eco-attraction! Ride the world’s first people... more » Owner description: For family adventure visit GreenWood Forest Park – Snowdonia’s totally unique eco-attraction! Ride the world’s first people powered rollercoaster and zoom down Wales’s longest sledge run. Explore TreeTop Towers, take the Jungle Boats challenge and conquer the Crocodile Maze. Learn something new – Archery, Stilt Walking or Den Building – then stomp along the BareFoot Trail.This multi award-winning attraction promises an unforgettable family day out, whatever the weather. « less
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Barmouth Beach (Barmouth)
Ranked #5 of 63 attractions in Gwynedd
Category: Beaches
Owner description: For that vintage seaside atmosphere of candy floss and donkey rides, set up your deckchair in the section closest to the... more » Owner description: For that vintage seaside atmosphere of candy floss and donkey rides, set up your deckchair in the section closest to the town. The Blue Flag beach is never overcrowded and also has trampolines, bouncy castle and pirate ship during the Summer. If you want a quieter space for your picnic and to be closer to the sea, then venture further along the one-mile long promenade perhaps using the land train which runs the length of the promenade. « less
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Black Rock Sands (Porthmadog)
Ranked #6 of 63 attractions in Gwynedd
Category: Beaches
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St Hywyn's Church (Aberdaron)
Ranked #7 of 63 attractions in Gwynedd
Category: Churches/ Cathedrals; Landmarks
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Ranked #8 of 63 attractions in Gwynedd
Category: Nature/ Wildlife Areas; Nature and Parks
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Barmouth Bridge (Barmouth)
Ranked #9 of 63 attractions in Gwynedd
Category: Bridges; Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Landmarks
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Ranked #10 of 63 attractions in Gwynedd
Category: Forests; National Parks; Nature and Parks
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Penrhyn Castle (Bangor)
Ranked #11 of 63 attractions in Gwynedd
Category: Castles; Museums
Owner description: 19th-century fantasy castle with spectacular surroundings:This enormous 19th-century neo-Norman castle sits between Snowdonia... more » Owner description: 19th-century fantasy castle with spectacular surroundings:This enormous 19th-century neo-Norman castle sits between Snowdonia and the Menai Strait.It's crammed with fascinating items, such as a one-ton slate bed made for Queen Victoria, elaborate carvings, plasterwork and mock-Norman furniture. In addition, it has an outstanding collection of paintings.The restored kitchens are a delight and the stable block houses a fascinating industrial railway museum (open all year), a model railway museum and a superb dolls' museum.The 24.3 hectares (60 acres) of grounds include parkland, an exotic tree and shrub collection as well as a Victorian walled garden. « less
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My Town, My Walk (Caernarfon)
Ranked #12 of 63 attractions in Gwynedd
Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Landmarks
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Ranked #13 of 63 attractions in Gwynedd
Category: Bodies of Water; Nature and Parks
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Fairbourne Beach (Fairbourne)
Ranked #14 of 63 attractions in Gwynedd
Category: Beaches
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Plas Glyn y Weddw (Llanbedrog)
Ranked #15 of 63 attractions in Gwynedd
Category: Art Galleries
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Portmeirion Village (Portmeirion)
Ranked #16 of 63 attractions in Gwynedd
Category: Historic Sites; Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Landmarks
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Lloyd George Museum (Llanystumdwy)
Ranked #17 of 63 attractions in Gwynedd
Category: Museums
Owner description: The Lloyd George museum is situated in the heart of Llanystumdwy, the village where Lloyd George was brought up as a child.... more » Owner description: The Lloyd George museum is situated in the heart of Llanystumdwy, the village where Lloyd George was brought up as a child. The museum itself tells the story of his life, from humble beginnings, to becoming one of the greatest British statesmen of the twentieth century. He is known as the man who; taxed the rich to help the poor, gave women the vote, introduced National Insurance and Old Age Pensions, led the country to victory during the First World War, and was instrumental during the peace talks at Versailles.Visitors can also step back in time and visit the Victorian cottage Highgate, his boyhood home, and his Uncle's shoemaker's workshop next door, which is joined to the Museum by a footpath through a Victorian Cottage garden.His grave is also located in the village, just a short walk up the drive from the Museum, he is buried in the woods above the river Dwyfor. We advise visitors that they may need at least an hour and a half for their visit, as there is the Museum itself to see, the cottage Highgate, and also a half hour film summarising his life and achievements. « less
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Dinas Dinlle (Caernarfon)
Ranked #18 of 63 attractions in Gwynedd
Category: Beaches
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Tywyn Beach (Tywyn)
Ranked #19 of 63 attractions in Gwynedd
Category: Beaches
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Old Barmouth (Barmouth)
Ranked #20 of 63 attractions in Gwynedd
Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Landmarks
Owner description: Climbing haphazardly up the steep slopes at the back of the High Street, the paths and alleys of old Barmouth reveal many... more » Owner description: Climbing haphazardly up the steep slopes at the back of the High Street, the paths and alleys of old Barmouth reveal many quaint and delightful corners. Houses seem to be built almost on top of one another in this fascinating jumble of steps and terraces. « less
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Bangor Pier (Bangor)
Ranked #21 of 63 attractions in Gwynedd
Category: Wharfs/ Piers/ Boardwalks; Landmarks
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Plas yn Rhiw (Pwllheli)
Ranked #22 of 63 attractions in Gwynedd
Category: Historic Sites; Landmarks
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Criccieth Castle (Criccieth)
Ranked #23 of 63 attractions in Gwynedd
Category: Castles; Landmarks
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Doc Fictoria (Caernarfon)
Ranked #24 of 63 attractions in Gwynedd
Category: Wharfs/ Piers/ Boardwalks; Landmarks
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Gypsy Wood Park (Caernarfon)
Ranked #25 of 63 attractions in Gwynedd
Category: Nature and Parks
Owner description: Gypsy Wood is an enchanting outdoor attraction for the whole family and is situated in the foothills of Snowdonia, North... more » Owner description: Gypsy Wood is an enchanting outdoor attraction for the whole family and is situated in the foothills of Snowdonia, North Wales. Set in 20 acres of natural beauty, discover one of Wales's best kept outdoor secrets. Experience one of the UK's largest miniature G Scale garden railways. Befriend the animals - we have miniature Shetland ponies, donkeys, pygmy goats and Vietnamese pot bellied pigs to name but a few. Ride woody the train a 10 half inch gauge for nearly half a mile through the park. « less
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Ropeworks (Pwllheli)
Ranked #26 of 63 attractions in Gwynedd
Category: Amusement/ Theme Parks; Amusement Parks
Owner description: Welcome to Ropeworks, your Ropes Course destination in North Wales for Fun, Challenge and Adventure.We offer three great... more » Owner description: Welcome to Ropeworks, your Ropes Course destination in North Wales for Fun, Challenge and Adventure.We offer three great experiences with full instructor support. Step up to High Challenge and Aerial Adventure, both 1.5hrs each and for adventurous under 8's go high on our Climbing Wall Challenge.Book now on 01766 819187. « less
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Ranked #27 of 63 attractions in Gwynedd
Category: Museums
Owner description: The Museum is housed in two towers of Caernarfon Castle. In it you will find a wealth of exhibits, supported by film, sound... more » Owner description: The Museum is housed in two towers of Caernarfon Castle. In it you will find a wealth of exhibits, supported by film, sound and models, telling the story of over 300 years of service by Wales' oldest infantry regiment in peacetime and in war.You can learn how the Regiment won 14 Victoria Crosses and hear the words of the famous writers who served with the Royal Welch Fusiliers. « less
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Ranked #28 of 63 attractions in Gwynedd
Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Landmarks
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Parc Glynllifon (Caernarfon)
Ranked #29 of 63 attractions in Gwynedd
Category: Gardens; Nature and Parks
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Ranked #30 of 63 attractions in Gwynedd
Category: Farms; Landmarks
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