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A little taster of some of the activities to see and do in and around the town of Llanfairfechan…

You are also within reach of many other beautiful and historic places such a Llanberis, Caernarfon and if you want to venture further how about a day trip to Liverpool or Chester


Llanfairfechan is a delightful small  Victorian seaside town on the coast between Bangor and Conwy. It sits overlooking the Menai Straits toward Anglesey and Puffin Island with the Carneddau mountains behind. The A55 expressway gives excellent connection to Anglesey, Chester and the rest of Snowdonia. As well as being an great base to explore Anglesey, Conwy and Snowdonia the town has a lot to offer visitor.

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15 minutes’ drive north east takes you to the walled market town of Conwy. The massive, imposing 13th century castle, a World Heritage Site is worth a tour, including a walk across the suspension bridge. In complete contrast, the smallest house in Britain can also be also be found in Conwy. Other attractions include Plas Mawr, the town walls and Conwy Brewery.


15 minute south west takes you to the cathedral city if Bangor, the oldest city in Wales. Visit Penrhyn castle with it’s interesting steam engine collection and extensive grounds or Cadeirlan Bangor Cathedral. If castles and cathedrals aren’t your thing then perhaps the art gallery Storiel will spark your interest.


Just past Bangor you reach the island of  Anglesey where you’ll find yet another castle (Beaumaris), the South Stack Lighthouse, Plas Cadnant Hidden Gardens and a wealth of other interesting places to visit. The 7th largest island in Britain, Anglesey  is sometimes known as the island of dreams.

According to Celtic folklore, the Roman invaders of 60 AD were scared witless by Anglesey’s fearless Celtic druids. Luckily visitors are welcomed more warmly these days!


Just on our doorstep is Snowdonia National Park which covers 827 square miles, and has 37 miles of coastline. Snowdonia’s distinctive rocky landscape was the result of glaciation during a succession of ice ages, leaving a legacy of features which attract visitors from around the world.

Whether you chose to appreciate the beauty of the area via a mountain railway, hiking or even an adrenaline filled trip at Zip World, the stunning scenery is guaranteed to impress.

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On the doorstep to Snowdonia National Park,  we can help you find your perfect escape.