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Criccieth (Welsh: Cricieth) is a town in Gwynedd. It is one of the more easterly towns on the south coast of Llŷn and overlooks Tremadog Bay. It is associated with the one time PM of the UK, David Lloyd George, who grew up in the nearby village of Llanystumdwy.

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Criccieth is on the A497 between from Porthmadog to Pwllheli. From Caernarfon take the A487 then the B4411.

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  • 1 Criccieth Castle. was built by Prince Llywelyn ab Iorwerth in the early 13th century. The castle's most notable feature is its massive twin-towered gatehouse. Criccieth Castle (Q1139896) on Wikidata Criccieth Castle on Wikipedia
  • 2 Lloyd George Museum, Llanystumdwy. Lloyd George Museum (Q6662434) on Wikidata Lloyd George Museum on Wikipedia




Some outstanding ice cream is available here.

  • 1 Cadwaladers, 5 Castle St Criccieth (On the way to the castle from the main road.). Ice cream shop with many flavors and topping options. Cadwaladers (Q5016632) on Wikidata Cadwalader's Ice Cream on Wikipedia
  • 2 Castle Fish and Chips, Castle St (On the road to the castle from the main road.), +44 1766 522081. Nice traditional fish and chips. There was a line out the door waiting for it to open for dinner one afternoon.



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