Click the map for tourism ideas Gwynedd includes a mountainous, mainland area that lies largely within the Snowdonia National Park and the lowland island of Anglesey. Livestock raising and dairy farming are the county’s main agricultural activities. The spectacular Snowdonia National Park has landscapes ranging from soaring mountain peaks and alpine valleys, to ancient oak woods and open moorland.
Britannia Inn
13 Sea View Terrace, Aberdovey, Gwynedd LL35 0EF. Tel: 01654 767426
The Britannia Inn doesn't boast a wide range of ales, isn't World renowned for food and doesn't have much outdoor seating BUT if you catch it right and get a spot on the balcony overlooking the Dovey Estuary on a hot day, it can be bliss.
George Iii


Penmaenpool, Dolgellau, Gwynedd LL40 1YD. Tel: 01341 422525
Gwydir Castle

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, Llanrwst, Gwynedd LL26 0PN. Tel: 01492 641687
15th Century converted Tudor House partly built from materials from the dissolved medieval Abbey of Maenan. Located in the beautiful Vale of Conwy just outside Snowdonia National Park. Prince Charles has been one of Gwydir Castle's many Royal visitors.
Liverpool Arms
St. Georges Road, Menai Bridge, Gwynedd LL59 5EY. Tel: 01248 712453
Dating back to 1843, the Liverpool Arms retains a traditional atmosphere of an Old Ferry Inn has been maintained with small rooms appointed with pictures and artifacts of by-gone years. The ales are well kept and the meals are excellent offering freshly prepared home cooked food. Local seafood and game are available according to season.
Penhelig Arms Hotel

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, Aberdovey, Gwynedd LL35 0LT. Tel: 01654 767215
Excellent hotel offering superb views across the Dovey Estuary. The award winning Penhelig boasts a fine wine cellar, good ales and superb food either in the main hotel or Fisherman's Bar. With the train station located almost across the road, access is good for almost all types of transport.
Queen'S Head


Glanwydden, Conwy, Gwynedd LL31 9JP. Tel: 01492 546487
Royal Oak Hotel

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Holyhead Road, Betws - Y - Coed, Gwynedd LL24 0AY. Tel: 01690 710219
Former coaching inn set in the wonderful village of Betws-y-Coed overlooking the River Llugwy. The Royal Oak has a good reputation for food in luxurious surroundings.
Ship Inn

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Red Wharf Bay, Anglesey, Gwynedd LL75 8RJ. Tel: 01248 852568
Originally known as the Little Quay, this excellent 18th century inn is only separated from the beach by its own car park. With spectacular views across the estuary, the Ship Inn is a great spot to sit & sup a pint of excellent ale before popping inside to sample the tempting dishes on the menu. A good wine list and large selection of whiskies help to make the Ship a popular destination inn.
The Ship
14, Lombard Street, Porthmadog, Gwynedd LL49 9AP. Tel: 01766 512990
The Ship is located near the harbour at Porthmadoc. Meals are excellent and are available at half price during weekday lunchtimes.The fish is particularly appetising. Pedigree, Old Speckled Hen and Abbot Ale are often available.
Ty Gwyn Hotel

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, Betws-Y-Coed, Gwynedd LL24 0SG. Tel: 01690 710383
Former 17th Century coaching inn located on the A5 just outside the lovely village of Betws-y-Coed. The Ty Gwyn serves a well kept cask ale but is more of a dining hotel. The food is excellent and the surroundings are a mixture of rustic through to comfy settees.
Waterloo Hotel
, Betws-Y-Coed, Gwynedd LL24 0AR. Tel: 01690 710411
Set at the edge of the lovely village of Betws-y-Coed just past the main Waterloo bridge. Complete with Leisure Centre and indoor pool The Waterloo serves a range of good food in a very pleasant setting in a traditional Welsh restaurant, good beer and has very attractive grounds.
Ye Olde Bulls Head Inn


Castle Street, Beaumaris, Gwynedd LL58 8AP. Tel: 01248 810329
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