Useful Links

Ffotograffiaeth Andrew Kime Photography – supplier of our photography (Tel: 07802 384306)

Check Train Times and Prices on Transport For Wales.

Bus timetable to Pwllheli and Porthmadog.

Useful guide to everything around Criccieth.


Criccieth Castle: Opening times etc            

Caernarfon Castle: Information including opening times for this World Heritage Site.

Harlech Castle: Information including opening times on one of our favourite castles.


The most popular lines with our guests are the Welsh Highland which goes through spectacular scenery from Harbour Station Porthmadog to Caernarfon and the Ffestiniog which goes from the same station in Porthmadog to the slate quarrying town of Blaenau Ffestiniog. Another very popular journey is the train up Snowdon. During school holidays, or on fine weather days, the railway can be extremely busy and advanced booking is recommended. If you need your ticket printed during your stay please come and see us at Reception.

Activity Suggestions

For something more adventurous, try the Bethedsa Zip Wire – the longest in Europe. 

Information on  Bardsey Island, including Day Trips.   

Award Winning Llechwedd Slate Caverns.              

Glasfryn Parc and Activity Centre, Pwllheli   –   See Llyn at its most spectacular on luxury ‘Shearwater’ catamaran cruises from Pwllheli to Porth Neigwl (otherwise known as Hell’s Mouth) and Bardsey, the Isle of 20,000 Saints.   –   Slate Works at Penygroes; gifts and workshop.   –   Sygun Copper Mine, Beddgelert, winner of the Prince of Wales Award for Tourism.   –   Learn a few phrases to enhance your visit.   –   Events and activities throughout the region.   –   Ospreys in the Glaslyn Valley near Porthmadog, nesting and breeding in Snowdonia.   –   Established over 20 years, see various breeds and friendly farm animals.
Bodnant Garden   –   Bodnant Garden is one of the most beautiful gardens in the UK, spanning 80 acres.   –   Fantasy Village & Gardens on private peninsula   –   All you need to know about Golfing in North Wales
Aberdaron   –   Aberdaron is situated on the very tip of the Llŷn Peninsula   –   Where to go in Anglesey   –   One of our favourite walks/pubs!

The Caerwylan