The Area

Halford Hill, Llanberis

Halford Hill is located on the High Street as you enter into Llanberis village. Llanberis is the village at the foot of Snowdon by Padarn Lake. The house is located a few hundred yards from shops, including a bakery, butchers, general store, chemist, bank, outdoor shops, post office, restaurants including a Chinese takeaway an Indian as well as the famous Petes Eats café there are fish and chip shops and pubs and restaurants about 100 yards from the house.

In Llanberis there are many attractions including the Snowdon Mountain Railway, Lanberis Lake Railway, the National Slate Museum and the Power of Wales exhibition which includes a tour of the Hydro electric Power Station built into the moutain. In addition there is boating and watersports on the lake as well as a lake cruise and walks in the Padarn Country Park. Zip World, Bethesda is only a few miles away.

There are many beautiful, large, sandy beaches (within 25m), some with Blue flags status.The beaches are located all around the North Wales coast and on Anglesey. The area is ideal for having an active holiday, taking advantage of all the facilities and attractions locally, or for just relaxing and slowing down and taking in the beautiful scenery. You can either enjoy short scenic walks from the house or tackle same of the famous 14 Peaks over 3000 feet.

Directions

From Chester direction on the A55 leave at the Bangor exit, turn left and immediately right signposted Llanberis, onto the A4244, go past the services. Follow this road for a few miles until you reach a roundabout, turn left, again signposted to Llanberis onto the A4244. Go to the end of this road, at the T junction turn left onto the A4086, signposted Llanberis.

Keep on this road. As you enter Llanberis turn off the A4086 and follow the signs to the Llanberis village centre. The house is almost the first on the left with black and white railings. There is a gate to the left of the property leading to some parking to the rear.

Attractions

Llanberis

Famous for its 13th Century Castle
Electric Mountain
Welsh Slate Museum
Lake Padarn
Boulder Adventure - for activities
Surf Lines - for activities
Boating / Orbs on the lack
Lake Cruise boat
Walking / lake activities eg canoeing.

Caernarfon

Caernarfon Castle
Welsh Highland Railway - steam
Dinas Dinlle Beach
Redline Indoor Carting
Galeri (theatre)
Inigo Jones Slate Works
Gypsy Wood
Caernarfon Air World
Plas Menai - National Watersports Centre
Parc Glynllifon
Segontium (Roman Fort)
The Fun Centre - indoor play area.
Snowdonia Riding Centre

Nearby

Piggery Pottery - Paint a pot / night light, cafe and throw a pot.
Greenwood centre - outdoor adventure park.
National Trust properties - Penrhyn Castle, Bangor, Plas Newydd, Llanfairpwl.
Anglesey Sea Zoo
Portmerion
Beddgelert
Betws y coed
Ffestiniog Railway
Underground slate mines, Blaenau Ffestiniog.

Local facilities

Include activities such as climbing, absailing, canoeing, windsurfing, sailing, boating, paragliding, fishing, golf etc.


Alternative Accommodation

We also offer Isfryn, a self catering Georgian town house in Caernarfon and Glan y Gors a self catering cottage in Dinorwic.