Criccieth is enjoying a renaissance in the tourism industry and it’s easy to see why. The summer season offers the classic seaside experience and Autumn through to Winter offers an abundance of adventure and relaxation.
There are now more contemporary places to eat in Criccieth. There are many attractions for the adventurer both coastal and inland amongst the magnificent Snowdonia mountain range. The beaches are award winning and clean and the temperatures tend to be warmer offering a micro climate due to Criccieth’s location.
The town boasts both sandy and pebbly beaches. It has a wonderful landscape of rockpools on low water making it the ideal place to sit and relax whilst watching children and their parents hunt for crabs, shrimps and even lobster!
The Azure blue of Cardigan Bay on a clear sky day is as good as anywhere in the mediterranean. Its South Facing position is ideal for long sun filled days and beautiful evening sunset walks.
Criccieth Castle dominates the picturesque town and has often been painted by world famous artists including Turner to present day artists and photographers. Visitors to the castle can appreciate its history with a walk around the CADW museum. A short stroll up to the Castle itself gives uninterupted views across the bay towards Harlech, Barmouth, Mid Wales and beyond. Browse the Criccieth life website and hopefully you will visit and stay in Criccieth !
Local food and drink producers supply Criccieth’s gastro pubs, fabulous restaurants and hotels throughout the town giving the visitor a real taste of local produce.
The seaside town has a laid back, relaxed atmosphere and the local community are friendly and always welcoming. So whether you are happy to pass the time with a book on the beach or grab a board and head for the Surf of Snowdonia, Criccieth is the perfect location to visit.