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CAERNARFON, WALES UK.

Royal Town

CAERNARFON is a Royal town ,in the port of Gwynedd North Wales UK,on the Eastern shore of the Menai Strait.
Bangor is just over 8 miles away. The huge castle dominates the town and was constructed between 1283 and 1330. The Investiture of Prince Charles, has the Prince of Wales took place in the Castle in 1969 ,by the Queen Elizabeth the second,his mother. ---Caernarfon is a great place to stay as a hub for trips out. One is on the West Highland Railway to Porthmadog by the narrow guage railway.CAERNARFON  WALES  Castle.

CAERNARFON WALES Castle.

CAERNARFON  WALES  UK   Castle.

CAERNARFON WALES UK Castle.

CAEERNARFON  WALES  UK   Castle

CAEERNARFON WALES UK Castle

CAERNARFON  WALES  UK.   Castle.

CAERNARFON WALES UK. Castle.

CAERNARFON  WALES  UK   Castle and statue of David LLoyd George, erected in 1921.  MP  for Caernarfon 1890 to 1945.

CAERNARFON WALES UK Castle and statue of David LLoyd George, erected in 1921. MP for Caernarfon 1890 to 1945.

CAERNARFON  WALES UK.View from Castle.

CAERNARFON WALES UK.View from Castle.

CAERNARFON  WALES UK.  Square near castle.

CAERNARFON WALES UK. Square near castle.

The Anglesey Pub and Bed and Breakfast.  Comfy, nice meals in pub.

The Anglesey Pub and Bed and Breakfast. Comfy, nice meals in pub.

The Anglesey pub facing the Menai Strait.

The Anglesey pub facing the Menai Strait.

CAERNARFON  WALES UK. Pub tables and Town Wall Promenade,.

CAERNARFON WALES UK. Pub tables and Town Wall Promenade,.

CAERNARFON  WALES UK.   Hotel , Town Wall and  Castle.

CAERNARFON WALES UK. Hotel , Town Wall and Castle.

CAERNARFON  WALES  UK.   Promenade along town wall.  Menai Strait on left.

CAERNARFON WALES UK. Promenade along town wall. Menai Strait on left.

CAERNARFON  WALES UK.  5 Ton Anchor from HMS Conway ,launched as HMS Nile in 1839.  There is small Maritime Museum at Victoria Dock.

CAERNARFON WALES UK. 5 Ton Anchor from HMS Conway ,launched as HMS Nile in 1839. There is small Maritime Museum at Victoria Dock.

CAERNARFON  WALES UK  Old Market Hall,  now a Public Bar. Does the barrel drop on your head if you leave without paying ?

CAERNARFON WALES UK Old Market Hall, now a Public Bar. Does the barrel drop on your head if you leave without paying ?

CAERNARFON  WALES UK.  Enjoyed a Dutch Pancake here.

CAERNARFON WALES UK. Enjoyed a Dutch Pancake here.

CAERNARFON  WALES UK.  Dutch Pancake.

CAERNARFON WALES UK. Dutch Pancake.

CAERNARFON  WALES  UK. Looking at the Menai Strait  through the Archway in Town Wall

CAERNARFON WALES UK. Looking at the Menai Strait through the Archway in Town Wall

CAERNARFON  WALES  UK.  Gateway in Town Wall.

CAERNARFON WALES UK. Gateway in Town Wall.

CAERNARFON  WALES UK   Town Wall.

CAERNARFON WALES UK Town Wall.

CAERNARFON  WALES  UK. . Town Wall

CAERNARFON WALES UK. . Town Wall

CAERNARFON  WALES  UK.. Marine.

CAERNARFON WALES UK.. Marine.

CAERNARFON  WALES UK.  Castle wall.

CAERNARFON WALES UK. Castle wall.

CAERNARFON  WALES UK.  In the centre of this Dias,the Throne was placed,that Prince Charles  sat on at  his Investiture in 1969., as The Prince of Wales.

CAERNARFON WALES UK. In the centre of this Dias,the Throne was placed,that Prince Charles sat on at his Investiture in 1969., as The Prince of Wales.

CAERNARFON  WALES UK.  Now on show in the castle museum,  the Throne that Prince Charles sat on,at his Investiture.

CAERNARFON WALES UK. Now on show in the castle museum, the Throne that Prince Charles sat on,at his Investiture.

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