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Criccieth Twixmas 4 Days - George Iv Hotel

UK & Ireland
  • Duration: 4 days
  • Board Basis: Half Board
  • Tour Ref: D2TALFCRTWM

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 ? £265 per person
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Itinerary
Day 1 - Outward Travel


Day 2 - Excursion to Caernarfon
Discover Caernarfon - home to Wales' most famous castle and a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The mighty castle commands the skyline, built by Edward I and where the investiture of Charles, Prince of Wales took place. The town's narrow streets and stylishly redeveloped waterfront are a delight to explore./n

Day 3 - Excursion to Harlech
Harlech is a 'must-see' little town with stunning views across the sand dunes and a cliff-top medieval castle which has been designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site./n

Day 4 - Return Travel


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George IV Hotel
Situated on the High Street in the centre of Criccieth with magnificent views towards the sea and castle from many bedrooms. The George IV is an iconic hotel and a popular choice for coach holidays to Criccieth. The hotel now has 76 bedrooms with central heating and bath or shower and WC (most have bath and shower). All rooms have tea/coffee making facilities, intercom, hair dryer and television with radio channels. Extensive public areas include a delightful intimate bar, attractive large restaurant, entertainment room with additional bar and a cosy lounge.

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