The mighty battlements of Caernarfon Castle dominate the skyline and form the central attraction of this historic, lively Welsh town.

The castle itself, which was started in 1283 as part of Edward I's conquest of Wales, was built as a seat of government and royal palace and was thought to have been modelled on the walls of Constantinople.

The town was in the running to become the capital of Wales in 1955 but lost somewhat heavily in the vote. Despite not achieving its capital ambitions, the town remains proudly Welsh and is demographically the most Welsh-speaking community in Wales, with over 86 per cent of the residents speaking the Welsh language.

Like so many Welsh coastal towns, Caenarfon boasts a Blue Flag beach for its safe, clean waters and the view from the town's small harbour across the Afon Menai is well worth a look. Caernarfon is a popular place amongst watersports fans, who take to the ocean as well using the National Watersports Centre at nearby Plas Menai.

Hill runners enjoy the dramatic landscapes of Caernarfon's countryside, zipping their way past bird spotters at the Foryd Nature Reserve on the Menai Strait.

Other attractions include the rare shrubs and woodland of Crug Farm and the 19th Century country estate at Glynllifon Park.

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There are 46 cottages near Caernarfon.

Parciau Farm Cottages - Llofft Yr Yd

4 star rating

Caernarfon, Snowdonia Mountains and Coast

  • Sleeps: 4
  • Bedrooms: 2
  • Bathrooms: 1
  • Number of Pets: 0
  • Distance from Caernarfon (miles): 1

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£339-£1135

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Caernarfon, Snowdonia Mountains and Coast

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£339-£1135

Sleeps: 4 Bedrooms: 2 Bathrooms: 1 Pets: 0

Gwyrfai Cottage

4 star rating

Waunfawr, near Caernarfon, Snowdonia Mountains and Coast

  • Sleeps: 4
  • Bedrooms: 2
  • Bathrooms: 1
  • Number of Pets: 2
  • Distance from Caernarfon (miles): 4

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£319-£999

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Waunfawr, near Caernarfon, Snowdonia Mountains and Coast

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£319-£999

Sleeps: 4 Bedrooms: 2 Bathrooms: 1 Pets: 2

Ty Main Cottage

3 star rating

Newborough, near Llangefni, Anglesey and Llyn Peninsula

  • Sleeps: 4
  • Bedrooms: 2
  • Bathrooms: 1
  • Number of Pets: 1
  • Distance from Caernarfon (miles): 4

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£295-£1065

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Newborough, near Llangefni, Anglesey and Llyn Peninsula

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£295-£1065

Sleeps: 4 Bedrooms: 2 Bathrooms: 1 Pets: 1

Is-Helen Cottage

4 star rating

Caernarfon, Snowdonia Mountains and Coast

  • Sleeps: 6
  • Bedrooms: 3
  • Bathrooms: 1
  • Number of Pets: 2
  • Distance from Caernarfon (miles): 1

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£585-£999

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Caernarfon, Snowdonia Mountains and Coast

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£585-£999

Sleeps: 6 Bedrooms: 3 Bathrooms: 1 Pets: 2

Parciau Farm Cottages - Beudy Mawr

4 star rating

Caernarfon, Snowdonia Mountains and Coast

  • Sleeps: 4
  • Bedrooms: 2
  • Bathrooms: 1
  • Number of Pets: 0
  • Distance from Caernarfon (miles): 1

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£349-£1135

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Caernarfon, Snowdonia Mountains and Coast

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£349-£1135

Sleeps: 4 Bedrooms: 2 Bathrooms: 1 Pets: 0

Llifon

4 star rating

Bethesda Bach, near Caernarfon, Snowdonia Mountains and Coast

  • Sleeps: 5
  • Bedrooms: 3
  • Bathrooms: 1
  • Number of Pets: 2
  • Distance from Caernarfon (miles): 4

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£395-£1249

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Bethesda Bach, near Caernarfon, Snowdonia Mountains and Coast

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£395-£1249

Sleeps: 5 Bedrooms: 3 Bathrooms: 1 Pets: 2

Yr Wyddfa

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Caeathro, Caernarfon, Snowdonia Mountains and Coast

  • Sleeps: 6
  • Bedrooms: 3
  • Bathrooms: 1
  • Number of Pets: 2
  • Distance from Caernarfon (miles): 1

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£365-£1195

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Caeathro, Caernarfon, Snowdonia Mountains and Coast

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£365-£1195

Sleeps: 6 Bedrooms: 3 Bathrooms: 1 Pets: 2

Field View

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Dwyran, near Llanfairpwllgwyngyll, Anglesey and Llyn Peninsula

  • Sleeps: 6
  • Bedrooms: 3
  • Bathrooms: 2
  • Number of Pets: 0
  • Distance from Caernarfon (miles): 2

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£0-£0

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Dwyran, near Llanfairpwllgwyngyll, Anglesey and Llyn Peninsula

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Sleeps: 6 Bedrooms: 3 Bathrooms: 2 Pets: 0

Parciau Farm Cottages - Hen Stabl

4 star rating

Caernarfon, Snowdonia Mountains and Coast

  • Sleeps: 6
  • Bedrooms: 3
  • Bathrooms: 2
  • Number of Pets: 0
  • Distance from Caernarfon (miles): 1

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£375-£1019

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Caernarfon, Snowdonia Mountains and Coast

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£375-£1019

Sleeps: 6 Bedrooms: 3 Bathrooms: 2 Pets: 0

Rhyddallt Ganol Cottages - Beudy

4 star rating

Caethro, near Caernarfon, Snowdonia Mountains and Coast

  • Sleeps: 6
  • Bedrooms: 3
  • Bathrooms: 1
  • Number of Pets: 1
  • Distance from Caernarfon (miles): 1

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£449-£1079

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Caethro, near Caernarfon, Snowdonia Mountains and Coast

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£449-£1079

Sleeps: 6 Bedrooms: 3 Bathrooms: 1 Pets: 1

Rhyddallt Ganol Cottages - Ysgubor

4 star rating

Caethro, near Caernarfon, Snowdonia Mountains and Coast

  • Sleeps: 6
  • Bedrooms: 3
  • Bathrooms: 1
  • Number of Pets: 1
  • Distance from Caernarfon (miles): 1

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£395-£989

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Caethro, near Caernarfon, Snowdonia Mountains and Coast

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£395-£989

Sleeps: 6 Bedrooms: 3 Bathrooms: 1 Pets: 1

Cae Ocyn

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Llangaffo, Anglesey, Anglesey and Llyn Peninsula

  • Sleeps: 6
  • Bedrooms: 3
  • Bathrooms: 1
  • Number of Pets: 0
  • Distance from Caernarfon (miles): 4

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£325-£1149

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Llangaffo, Anglesey, Anglesey and Llyn Peninsula

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£325-£1149

Sleeps: 6 Bedrooms: 3 Bathrooms: 1 Pets: 0

Ty Llyffant

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Llanrug, near Caernarfon, Gwynedd, Snowdonia Mountains and Coast

  • Sleeps: 7
  • Bedrooms: 3
  • Bathrooms: 2
  • Number of Pets: 1
  • Distance from Caernarfon (miles): 2

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£405-£1159

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Llanrug, near Caernarfon, Gwynedd, Snowdonia Mountains and Coast

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£405-£1159

Sleeps: 7 Bedrooms: 3 Bathrooms: 2 Pets: 1

Ty Gwyn

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Rhosgadfan, near Caernarfon, Snowdonia Mountains and Coast

  • Sleeps: 4
  • Bedrooms: 2
  • Bathrooms: 1
  • Number of Pets: 2
  • Distance from Caernarfon (miles): 4

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£305-£795

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Rhosgadfan, near Caernarfon, Snowdonia Mountains and Coast

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£305-£795

Sleeps: 4 Bedrooms: 2 Bathrooms: 1 Pets: 2

Tai Coch Chatham - Tŷ Sam

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Llandwrog, near Caernarfon, Snowdonia Mountains and Coast

  • Sleeps: 2
  • Bedrooms: 1
  • Bathrooms: 1
  • Number of Pets: 1
  • Distance from Caernarfon (miles): 4

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£319-£869

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Llandwrog, near Caernarfon, Snowdonia Mountains and Coast

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£319-£869

Sleeps: 2 Bedrooms: 1 Bathrooms: 1 Pets: 1