Where to stay around Caernarfon?

Our 2018 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 502 holiday lettings near Caernarfon. From 345 cottages to 89 houses, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Caernarfon is on HomeAway.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Caernarfon?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Caernarfon. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Caernarfon Castle: 1,528 holiday lettings
  • Mount Snowdon: 1,610 holiday lettings
  • Portmeirion Sands: 1,618 holiday lettings
  • Portmeirion Central Piazza: 1,623 holiday lettings
  • Snowdon Mountain Railway: 1,768 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Caernarfon listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent cottages in Caernarfon?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 345 cottages in Caernarfon. Our other popular types of Caernarfon holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 89 self catering accommodations
  • Apartments: 26 self catering accommodations
  • Chalets: 13 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including cabins and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Caernarfon?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 20 holiday homes with pool available in Caernarfon. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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    A holiday rental home in Caernarfon provides a relaxing atmosphere with plenty to do nearby.

    When you choose a holiday rental home in Caernarfon you will have a home base that provides all of the comforts of home whilst being very close to dozens of activities and attractions.

    Things to do on holiday to Caernarfon

    There is much to do during your break away to Caernarfon. Consider a visit to Foryd Nature Reserve. Here you can hike and cycle on one of the trails. It is also an excellent location for bird spotting. Caernarfon Walk has the distinction of being a World Heritage Site. Explore all the history this area has to offer from the Roman era until the present day. Since Caernarfon is just short distance from fabulous beaches, all of the water sports that you can think of are within reach during your holiday to Caernarfon. The nearby National Watersports Centre provides instruction in many popular sports. Depending on what time of year you visit, you can take part in one of the many art, agricultural and other shows and festivals that take place in Caernarfon throughout the year.


    Places to visit on holiday to Caernarfon

    Whatever your interests, there will be something to do in or near Caernarfon. You can start with a visit to Caernarfon Centre. Once there, visit the Caernarfon Castle. Tours of the interior and grounds are available. The Centre also has wonderful shopping and dining opportunities. The Welsh Mountain Zoo is an attraction that is fun for the whole family. Dozens of animals will delight you during your visit. The mission of this zoo is to further the conservation programmes, so whilst you are there you will be able to learn about what part you play in helping to ensure the survival of endangered species. If you need something to do on one of those inevitable rainy days, try a visit to the Piggery Pottery. There both adults and children will learn how to work a pottery wheel and can bring home their own creation.

    Weather in Caernarfon

    Caernarfon and North Wales in general has weather that in milder – both in summer and winter – than other parts of the UK. Whilst there are certainly cold and hot days, it is to less of a degree and the extremely hot and extremely cold days are few. The average temperature in the summer is an average of 20 degrees. In winter, the average is about 8 degrees. Average rainfall is about 65 mm per month with the most falling during the winter months of December and January.

    Travel to Caernarfon

    The closest airport to Caernarfon is Liverpool John Lennon (LPL) which is about 141 km away. From there, travellers have the option of taking a ferry or train. The closest ferry is at Anglesey, about 40 km from Caernarfon. The closest railway station, Bangor, is about 13 km away.

    Activities and attractions in Caernarfon

    Are you hoping to discover attractions to see in the area? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and experience everything that makes Caernarfon a fun place to get away to. Here are some of the major attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

    • Rhyd Ddu Path (3.2 mi / 5.2 km)
    • Gelert's Grave (5.9 mi / 9.5 km)
    • Aberglaslyn Pass (6.3 mi / 10.2 km)
    • Llyn Dinas (6.6 mi / 10.7 km)
    • Watkin Path (6.7 mi / 10.8 km)
    • Pyg Track (7.9 mi / 12.6 km)

    Exploring the mountains and other natural features in Caernarfon

    Whether you're an active traveller or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Caernarfon is a great place to get out in nature. These are a few of the area's noteworthy features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

    • Moel Hebog (5.3 mi / 8.5 km)
    • Mount Snowdon (5.5 mi / 8.8 km)
    • Llyn Dinas (6.6 mi / 10.7 km)
    • Portmeirion Sands (11.5 mi / 18.6 km)
    • Swallow Falls (15.2 mi / 24.5 km)
    • Nefyn Beach (15.5 mi / 25 km)