The Area

Isfryn, Caernarfon

Caernarfon has much historic and cultural importance in North Wales and remains the county town of Gwynedd.

It is a very popular tourist spot with its impressive 13th Century castle and well preserved town walls being the main draw.

During the season there are regular guided tours of the castle and many special events including historic pageants. In addition, there is a station for the newly opened Welsh Highland Railway which passes through dramatic scenery. Another attraction within walking distance of the town centre is Segontium, a Roman fort and museum, which houses many important finds. Caernarfon is near to Bethesda, where there is the famous 'Zip World' with the longest Zip line in Europe!

Caernarfon offers a wide selection of shops and places to eat and is well placed for enjoying the lovely beaches of the Isle of Anglesey and the Llyn Peninsula as well as the mountains and rivers of Snowdonia.


From Bangor come into Caernarfon on the Bangor Road, go past Morrisons on your right, at the next roundabout turn right towards the quayside, turn left at the next mini roundabout, past the Theatre, then straight on at the next mini roundabout there is a car park on your left, at the T junction turn right, past National Tyres on the right, Church Street is the last road on the left.

Isfryn is number 11 Church Street.
There is limited parking in Church Street, but there is a free car park nearby. Go past the end of Church Street and go straight on past the Caernarfon sailing club and into the free car park by the harbour.



Famous for its 13th Century Castle
Welsh Highland Railway
Segontium Roman Fort
Cycle route (on old railway track)
Indoor fun centre
Beauty spots
Llanberis 7 miles
Attactions in Llanberis include: Snowdon Mountain railway, Welsh Highland Lake railway, Hydro electric mountain, National Slate Museum of Wales (free)
Beddgelert 13m
Betws y coed 24m
Portmeirion 22m
Llandudno 30m

National Trust

Penryhn Castle 12m
Plas Newydd 11m
Bodnant gardens 30m

Family attractions

Anglesey sea zoo 14m
Foel farm 14m
Underground Slate Caverns 30m
The Greenwood Centre 5m

Local facilities include activitites such as: Cycling (House is on coastal cylce route), climbing, absailing, canoeing, windsurfing, sailing, boating, paragliding, fishing, golf etc.