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The Snowdonia National Park in North Wales

Barcdy lies within the Snowdonia National Park, an area where Welsh is still very much the first language. Its people are sincere and down to earth and will warmly welcome you to this very special corner of Cymru - Wales.

There is so much to see and do here that you will want to return again and again. Nearby Harlech Castle is just one of many historic monuments, which are but a short drive away.

The area is known world-wide for its narrow gauge steam railways including The Ffestiniog, The Welsh Highland and The Talyllyn - and there are many other sites of special interest offering the visitor an insight into this country's very special heritage, including the world famous Italianate Village of Portmeirion which lies across the estuary from Barcdy.

There is an enormous choice of outdoor activities which can be enjoyed in the locality; from golf to fishing, sailing, ponytrekking and, of course, walking. However you choose to work up an appetite, there are many good pubs and excellent restaurants in the area offering a wide variety of cuisine to suit all palates and purses! At Barcdy you are perfectly placed to enjoy the very best of Wales.

Visit Snowdonia Mountains & Coast's for more information about this breathtaking part of Wales.

There are many pleasant walks to be enjoyed in the hills immediately behind the Park. Take a stroll up through the woods and fantastic views open out across mountains and sea; the Lleyn peninsula in one direction and the Snowdon range towering in the other. Walk a little further and you will discover the tranquil waters of the two Tecwyn lakes where you may fish, perhaps paint or read, or simply enjoy a picnic, sure in the knowledge that a short walk will take you back 'home' to your caravan or tent.

Whether you are seeking a quiet and relaxing holiday base amid wonderful scenery or on tour in the area and in need of a restful stopover, Barcdy is the ideal choice.

We have prepared a printable PDF guide to nine local walks: [ download here ]