Travel Blogs from Caernarfon
After a yummy breakfast (omelet for me, poached eggs for dad, haddock for Claire and cereal for Graham), we headed off for a day of exploring the 13th century castles of Henry I. Graham's quote regarding the castles, "now THIS is what I've been talking about." We counted hundreds and hundreds of steps climbing every tower. Despite rainy weather, it was a super fun ...
Leisurely morning and a good bit of driving to end up on the northern coast of Wales. We chilled at the hotel a bit while the kids got a swim. Then Italian pizza and pasta for dinner followed by some ice cream as we walked around this sleepy old town. Great views of the Irish Sea out the hotel ...
... was the village old and scenic, it had a cathedral that we went in for a look and it was beautiful. I wouldn't like to think how many times I said "wow, what an amazing place" or 'beautiful' or Aww just look at that. On our way back we detoured past our site and headed down to the beach for a look. this to was a lovely place with rocky cliffs on either end. Despite being around 6 pm there was still a few people on there sat having a picnic or starting up ...
Back to Wales today to see Port Meirion. If anyone watched prisoner (the English one,many years ago) it was filmed there. It is a quaint place that is not what it seems, some of the buildings look quite huge but in realty it is just a facade. Although on saying that you can rent out some of the little cottages or there is a hotel there you can stay ...
... us, it seemed like a fairy tale, but to people who live here, it is just a place to live, go to school and to do business.
It's hard to believe the gardens keep getting better, but Dan and I toured Bodnant Gardens near Conwy on Monday, and it may have been our new favorite, even though Sara and I had seen it on my first trip to Europe. It is 80 acres huge and had been in a family for 5 generations, so the gardens are lush and mature, ...
Other places to stay in Caernarfon
Church Street, Caernarfon | B&Bfrom $124
15 Church Street, Caernarfon | B&Bfrom $47
Pwllheli Road, Caernarfon | B&Bfrom $72
Penisarwaun, Caernarfon | B&Bfrom $116
4 Church Street, Caernarfon | B&Bfrom $92