Gwynedd is a local authority area in North Wales.
- 1 Bangor – location of Penrhyn Castle, a National Trust mock-Norman edifice of the 19th century and The Spinnies, splendidly situated bird hides with the chance to see little egrets and kingfishers.
- 1 Bala (Welsh: Y Bala) — the glacial lake and surrounding mountains provides an excellent location for many activities.
- 1 Barmouth (Abermaw or Y Bermo) — seaside town with an 820 metre bridge offering stunning views of the Mawddach Estuary.
- 1 Blaenau Ffestiniog — old slate mining village, with opportunity to go down the slate caverns as well as ride a narrow-gauge railway.
- 1 Caernarfon — impressive castle.
- 1 Dolgellau — small town at the foot of Cadair Idris.
- 1 Harlech — castle is a must visit, as long as you have a head for heights.
- 1 Porthmadog — take the narrow gauge train to Blaenau Ffestiniog
- 1 Pwllheli — traditional market-town of the beautiful Llŷn Peninsula