Caernarfon cottage holidays Holiday rentals - country and coastal cottages to rent in Caernarfon

The royal town of Caernarfon sits on the Eastern shore of the Menai Strait, opposite the Isle of Anglesey, in Gwynedd, Snowdonia. The main attraction is the mighty Caernarfon Castle which was built in the 13th century by Edward I as a Royal Palace and military fortress. The town itself is pretty with narrow streets and a stylishly redeveloped waterfront which houses the marina with several good bars and restaurants.

Whilst located on the coast, Caernarfon is surprisingly just a few miles away from the Snowdonia National Park. This beautiful part of North Wales is home to Mount Snowdon, lakes, forests and rivers. If you like outdoor adventure, renting a cottage in Caernarfon is the ideal spot for easy access to the glorious beaches and mountains.

At a glance...
UNESCO World Heritage Site
Fabulous Beaches
Water Sports
Coastal and Mountain Walks
Nearest international airport Liverpool (120km)
Nearest train station Bangor (14km)

Featured cottages in Caernarfon

Caernarfon has a wide selection of self catering cottages to suit all budgets and tastes, many within walking distance to the town centre and beaches.

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Things to see and do in and around Caernarfon

From your Caernarfon cottage, there is so much to see and do without travelling far. From the medieval castle and fabulous beaches to the Snowdonia National Park, there is always something new to discover.

A few suggestions...
Explore Caernarfon Castle
Take a cruise on the Menai Strait and see Llanddwyn Island and Anglesey
Lôn Eifion Cycle Route
Day trip to Llyn Tegid – Bala Lake in Snowdonia
Hiking in the Snowdonian Mountains
Visit The Royal Welsh Fusiliers Museum in the Castle
Tour the Aber Falls gin distillery in Conwy

Our view on Caernarfon

Caernarfon is an idylic seaside resort with excellent facilities and packed with plenty of things to see and do for all ages. Whether taking a romantic break or family holiday, renting a cottage in Caernarfon provides the space, freedom and flexibility to do what you want, when you want - home from home.