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Criccieth 5 Day Festive - George Iv Hotel

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  • Duration: 5 days
  • Board Basis: Half Board
  • Tour Ref: D2TALF5365XM

Holiday Summary

  • Travel Type: Coach

Criccieth lies on the South side of the Llyn Peninsula with splendid views over Cardigan Bay. It is home to a medieval castle, built by the Welsh in the mid-thirteenth century but later taken by Edward I who incorporated it into his ring of castles designed to maintain Norman control. It was captured by Owain Glyndwr in the uprising of 1404 and the scorch marks from that battle can still be seen! The castle headland divides the town into two with a pebbly beach to the West and a lovely sheltered mainly sandy beach to the East. Nearby is the village of Llanystumdwy, which boasts a museum devoted to David Lloyd George, the “Welsh Wizard”, whose family once lived in Criccieth. The countryside around Criccieth is breathtaking with fabulous coastal views over Cardigan Bay, awesome mountain scenery in Snowdonia and delightful gardens and castles at every turn.

PRICE FROM ? £299 per person
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Itinerary
Day 1 - Outward Travel - Festive Specials
Travel to your chosen Leisureplex Hotel and enjoy a festive-packed break!/nYour Festive Special Break includes: Bucks Fizz on arrival, traditional Christmas day lunch and a visit from Santa and evening entertainment with games and prizes./nOn the final night of your stay there will be an optional fancy dress party./n

Day 2 - Excursion to Caernarfon & Pwllheli
Discover wonderful Caernarfon, dominated by its imposing Norman Castle. The redeveloped harbour area bustles with sailing boats and motor yachts. We continue to seaside Pwllheli – located at the gateway to the beautiful Llyn Peninsula. The town is full of character with its narrow streets full of independent shops, boutiques and traditional pubs./n

Day 3 - Alias Christmas Day


Day 4 - Excursion to Betws-y-Coed
Enjoy a scenic trip into Snowdonia National Park as we call at pretty Betws-y-Coed. This tiny village is surrounded by dense woodland and mountains and there is a range of charming shops and cafes to enjoy./n

Day 5 - Return Travel


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George IV Hotel
A delightful and unique hotel, full of character and situated on Criccieth’s
High Street. From many of the hotel bedrooms, you can enjoy magnificent
views over Cardigan Bay and Criccieth Castle or over to the Welsh
mountains. The hotel is just a short stroll away from the beach, resorts
shops and rocky headland on which stands the imposing ruins of 13th
century Criccieth Castle. The hotel features a lounge bar, restaurant, quiet
lounge and entertainment room with dancefloor, where entertainment can
be found most evenings. Our en-suite bedrooms come with comfy beds
for a great nights sleep, tea and coffee making facilities, flat screen TV with
Freeview and radio and hairdryer. The hotel has free Wi-Fi throughout and
a lift serving all floors.

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