Harlech Castle
Harlech Castle

For a quick overview of Snowdonia and the Isle of Anglesey highlighting the major attractions and scenery, see our Virtual Tour of Wales. Or see our Gwynedd attractions map.

Our top 5 things to do and places to visit in north west Wales:

  1. Climb Mount Snowdon (or take the Mountain Railway to the summit)
  2. Caernarfon Castle
  3. Harlech Castle - wow!
  4. Portmeiron
  5. Beaumaris Castle (Anglesey)

Now, all those big-name attractions are fun, but what about some unknown treasures, places that you may not have heard of but deserve recognition?

Here are some of our favourite Secret Places in Gwynedd:

  1. Penmon Cross and Piory
  2. Lleyn Peninsula - a lovely, secluded gem
  3. Criccieth Castle
  4. Castell-y-Bere
  5. Tre'r Ceiri Hillfort

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