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As a new visitor to North Wales or a veteran of the Welsh countryside there is something for everyone within this beautiful land. Nestling amongst Mountains and the Sea, Penmaenmawr can be located between Llanfairfechan and the historical town of Conwy. For those of you that are not aware of Penmaenmawr, you will be unaware of its hidden treasures, when you first arrive you will have either come off the A55 or you will have travelled from the direction of Conwy, over the breathtaking mountains of the Sychnant Pass which form part of Snowdonia National Park which will have given you a taste of what is on offer.

Planning family days out in North Wales and looking for things to see and do you will find it all close to Graiglwyd Holiday Farm let. North Wales is Welsh through and through. This is a holiday region that’s passionate about language, music and history, with magnificent castles, railways and festivals. The scenery’s superb – fine beaches, tumbling rivers and of course the mountains, lakes and waterfalls of Snowdonia.

Nearby, Llandudno boasts excellent shopping facilities as well as a wide range of restaurants and bars and beautiful gardens; its famous Victorian pier is the longest recreational pier in Wales. The local area is home to many important historic sites and a visit to the medieval walled town of Conwy is a must, with its international golf course and imposing castle built by Edward 1 as one of his “iron ring”. Nearby Caernarfon Castle is equally awe inspiring being architecturally one of most interesting in Wales. The town offers many other attractions including Segontium Roman Fort and Museum, a Maritime Museum, The Welsh Highland Railway to name but a few. For those keen to walk or to climb, Snowdonia National Park provides some of the most breathtaking landscapes in the British Isles, and set in the heart of the National Park, the historic village of Harlech is well worth a visit, with its steep winding streets and traditional Welsh architecture. Harlech also boasts a magnificent castle, which almost seems to grow out from the rocks on which it is sited. Built originally by Edward 1, it is steeped in history and in fact was the site of a long siege during the Wars of the Roses and inspired the stirring song “Men of Harlech”. This beautiful and varied part of North Wales has something for everyone and Graiglwyd Farmhouse is the perfect base from which to explore.
Snowdonia National Park
Snowdonia National Park MapThe Snowdonia National Park boasts vast areas of natural beauty and unique scenery. It is known as Eryri by Welsh a name that can be translated as “the place of the eagles”.
The park which covers 838 square miles is one of the three natural parks found in Wales and the oldest one being designated as one in 1951.  
Graiglwyd Springs Trout Fishery
Graiglwyd Springs Trout FisheryGraiglwyd Springs Trout Fishery, located near Conwy, is North Wales’ premier large trout fishery. This well established Troutmaster fishery has gained a national reputation for excellence in fly fishing and is open throughout the year. The two and a half acre lake is located on the edge of the Snowdonia National Park in scenic and picturesque surroundings.
Great Orme Country Park
Great Orme Country Park MapThe Great Orme, rising from the sea at Llandudno, has attracted countless generations of people from the Stone Age right up to the present day.
Craig Gogarth
Craig GogarthThe Gogarth sea cliffs offers a unique climbing experience. Famed for its adventurous and occasionally serious climbs, Gogarth definitely suits the competent and experienced; many of the routes are tidal and loose rock is often encountered.
Snowdon Mountain Railway
Snowdon Mountain RailwayMount Snowdon dominates the glorious, ancient landscape of North Wales. The Snowdon Mountain Railway will take you to the Summit where you can enjoy fabulous views from the new visitor centre.
Bodnant Garden
Bodnant GardenBodnant Garden is one of the most beautiful gardens in the UK, spanning some 80 acres and is situated above the River Conwy on ground sloping towards the west and looking across the valley towards the Snowdonia range.
Llandudno Pier
Llandudno PierNo visit to Llandudno would be complete without visiting the Victorian Pier on the sea front at Llandudno. Today, as for the last 125 years, the array of shops, cafes, bars and attractions prove an essential visit.

Llandudno Boat Trips
Llandudno Boat TripsThe Boat sightseeing trips embark from the Llandudno Jetty on Llandudno Promenade. The trips pass the beautiful Llandudno Pier and take in the Little Orme and Great Orme or simply the Great Orme.
Conwy Castle
Conwy CastleConwy castle, with its eight towers, is one of the most impressive castles in Wales. It overlooks the Conwy estuary and one of the finest examples of a medieval walled town in Europe.
Great Orme Tramway
Great Orme TramwayThe only cable-hauled tramway still operating on Britains roads! A great way to get aroun and explore this lovely town in a unique way.
Penmaenmawr Golf Club
Penmaenmawr Golf ClubThe golf course  is set up for all levels of golfers, from low handicap players, medium handicap players and beginners and on its day can be forgiving as well as providing a real challenge to all. So, come and play Golf at Penmaenmawr, one of North Wales best 9 Hole Golf Courses.
Penmaenmawr Sailing Club
Penmaenmawr Sailing ClubNew membership applications are always welcome from anyone near and far who would love to join in all the activities and sailing to be found at our very sociable club.
 
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