Criccieth Tourist Information

Criccieth Castle

Criccieth Castle

Set in a beautiful location close to the sandy beaches of the Llyn Peninsula, Criccieth offers an excellent base for a family holiday to North Wales. Enjoy beautiful views across Tremadog Bay or for mountain scenery, take the Ffestiniog Railway from nearby Porthmadog into nearby Snowdonia National Park. The town offers two Blue Flag beaches, an excellent golf club and scenic coastal walks across the southern edge of the Peninsula. Criccieth is famous for its fairs which bring large numbers of extra visitors to the town each Spring and for being the childhood home of David Lloyd George, former British Prime Minister. You can visit his former home and the museum dedicated to his life in nearby Llanstumdwy. Other historic attractions you could visit include the remains of Criccieth Casle which date from the 13th Century and are set next to two beautiful beaches.

Criccieth offers an excellent choice of accommodation including family friendly hotels close to the beach, Victorian holiday cottages ideal for groups or larger families, cosy cottages with garden ideal for pet friendly breaks and stylish holiday lodges set in a lakeside location just a short drive from the town. Browse our listings and search for availability to find the perfect accommodation for your break.  

Michelle is an experienced travel writer with iknow and has travelled extensively across the UK, Spain, Portugal and the USA. When she’s not busy writing for iknow she enjoys spending time touring museums and art galleries and seeking out the best independent shops in Manchester and Leeds.