Old School Guest House Caernarfon
Official Contact Details - Old School Guest HousePhone: +44(0)1286660701
This Beautiful historically'Welsh Not' Country School built in 1858 and set in a tranquil area with a backdrop of trees and the hills of the Lleyn Peninsular offers a comfortable and relaxing stay.
- Price from 31 GBP / Day / Per person
- Capacity up to 8 people
- 4 bedrooms & 4 bathrooms
Last updated: 03/18/2011
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The Old School has been sensitively converted and tastefully decorated to retain many of its traditional features thus providing a contrasting atmosphere of old and new.
This large family home with its air of informal luxury is open all year offering a comfortable and relaxing stay.
Delicious highly commended home cooking
Home and local produce used
Special diets can be catered for
Choice of breakfast menu full cooked breakfast
Evening meals on request-bring your own wine
En-suite family room with antique double bed and 2 single beds
Cot and high chair available
Twin room with spacious private bathroom opposite
Double en-suite upstairs
Suite in Annex
Facilities in rooms for making beverages
Central heating with log fires in Winter
Most rooms are located on the ground floor all on one level
Grab rails are fitted by the bath, showers and toilets
Guests sitting room with TV and video
Large garden and grounds
Ample off road parking
Easy access ramp into the house
Situated on the North West Boundary of the Snowdonia National Park The Old School provides the ideal base for families, walkers, cyclists, climbers and other activities
We are within easy reach of Snowdon and its neighbouring mountains.
A network of newly opened footpaths and bridleways around us offer a unique link from Snowdon along the classic Nantlle Ridge Walk to the contrasting Lleyn Peninsular and Bardsey Island.
Nearby Lon Eifion, now part of the Sus-Trans cycle network, is a safe, quiet and attractive route for walkers, cyclists and wheelchair users. It follows the old railway line from Caernarfon to Bryncir with a link to Criccieth along quiet country lanes.
Tremadog lies a few miles awry , a busy centre for climbers all year round.
For the les energetic visitor the beaches and marinas of Criccieth, Pwllheli and Abersoch are well worth a visit. The North Coast of the Lleyn Peninsular has many hidden coves to explore. Further north the Island of Anglsey is well within an hours drive. You will find secluded beaches almost empty even in July.
The historic town of Caernarfon with its Royal connections has much to offer- the castle, museums, harbour, airport offering pleasure flights, the newly opened Welsh Highland Railway and many other attractions.
Within easy drives are the Castles of Beaumaris, Conway and Harlech.
Thee road South takes you to Porthmadog, a bustling town with its Maritime museum, Ffestiniog Narrow Guage Railway and Black Rock Sands nearby.
The magical Italianate village of Portmeirion is a short distance from Porthmadog-an ideal place for a leisurely day out.
To maximise your enjoyment of the area advice is available for all activities. If required, instruction and equipment can be arranged.
Wherever your interests lie, this area has much to offer the glorious scenery, the fascinating heritage and history, the wealth of activities and innumerable attraction for all ages to give our visitors a Taste for Wales.
Although the weatherman may forecast rail on the mountains, here, across the valley on the edge of the Lleyn Peninsular,the sun often shines!
Prices & deals
- Lowest Daily Price:
- 31 GBP
- Highest Daily Price:
- 38 GBP
- Lowest Weekly Price:
- 210 GBP
- Highest Weekly Price:
- 255 GBP
- Cleaning fee:
- Charging Method:
- Per person
- Payment Types:
- Credit Card
- Travellers cheque
- Wire Transfer
Location & area
The Old School is located midway between Caernarfon and Porthmadog. We are easily reached by turning off the A487 at pant Glas and following the road for 1.25 miles
- Hen Ysgol, Bwlch Derwin, Pant Glas, LL51 9EQ, Caernarfon, Wales, United Kingdom
- Accommodation located in:
- countryside, leisure area, mountainside, near cultural interest, near fishing area, near golf course, near historical interest, near horse riding, near restaurants & bars, near shopping area, near the beach, near water sports, rural, village!
Amenities & services
All rooms have facilities for making beverages. Guests sitting room with TV and Video
# of Units: 4... and each unit includes:
- Bedrooms: 4
- Bathrooms: 4
- Single beds: 5
- Double beds: 3
- Baby cots: 1
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