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The Majestic Caernarfon Castle

After all these years Caernarfon Castle’s immense strength remains undimmed.

Wales is steeped in history and myth. Legends of old, castles and stories. There are so many stories to discover and wonderful places to visit around North and Mid Wales. From the legends of Arthur, Merlin and the tales of the Mabinogion to modern day stories including the investiture of The Prince of Wales at Caernarfon Castle. Before the investiture the Prince had spent a term at the University College of Wales at Aberystwyth, learning to speak Welsh.

Each castle and grand house in North and Mid Wales has its own story and struggles through the ages. With many having been opened up as attractions it is easy to visit and soak up the history and legends that make the area so rich in heritage.

Available Holiday Homes

Bala Cottages

Y Beudy

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A converted traditional Welsh 18th century stone built long barn. The barn is fabulous for families and a stunning romantic getaway for couples.
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Tyddyn Lliw

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Tyddyn Lliw is a perfect choice for those requiring both quality and luxury in a rural idyll.
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Carreg y Nant

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Carreg y Nant is cosy, warm and welcoming. An ideal romantic retreat and great for families.
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Prestige Twin Foresters Lodge

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A luxury lodge styled like a traditional barn conversion
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The Swift Toronto

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Full details for this lodge are coming soon
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The Prestige Bowmoor

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If you’re looking for a stylish lodge home, take a look at our Bowmoor lodge.
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Pen Y Garth Luxury Holiday Homes

Rhos y Gwaliau, Bala,
Gwynedd, LL23 7ES
  01678 520485

Bala Caravan and Chalet Park

Llanycil, Bala
Gwynedd, LL23 7YG
  01678 520485

Hendre Mawr Caravan Park

Llanuwchllyn, Bala,
Gwynedd, LL23 7UF
  01678 520485

Bythynnod Bryncaled Cottages

Bryn Caled, Bala,
Gwynedd, LL23 7SU
  01678 540523