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Destination guide

Why people love visiting historical Caernarfon

Enjoy the history and other features of Caernarfon. This welcoming and walkable city is well known for its bars, restaurants and mountain views. With a holiday rental, you get a home away from home – many rentals offer full kitchens and outdoor grills for some home cooking.

Activities

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)
Natural features

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)
How to get there

How to get to and around Caernarfon

If you'd prefer to travel by train, the main station serving the city is Snowdon Mountain Railway.

How many holiday rentals are available around Caernarfon?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 2,051 holiday lettings around Caernarfon. From 1,401 cottages to 455 houses, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends for a long holiday or a weekend break.

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

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

  • Snowdon Mountain Railway: 2,417 holiday lettings
  • Mount Snowdon: 2,128 holiday lettings
  • Caernarfon Castle: 2,241 holiday lettings
  • Dolbadurn Castle: 2,419 holiday lettings
  • Pen-y-Pass: 2,177 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Caernarfon listed on HomeAway.co.uk 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.co.uk offers 1,401 Cottages in Caernarfon. Our other popular types of Caernarfon holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 455 self catering accommodations
  • Cabins: 1,401 self catering accommodations
  • Caravans: 12 self catering accommodations

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Caernarfon?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 86 holiday homes with pool available in Caernarfon. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.