This hostel is located directly next to this famous, medieval castle

Sheltered by the historic castle wall, Totters hostel in Caernarfon, is a mere 30 meters from the shores of the Menai Straits, promising breathtaking sunsets and a wealth of exploration opportunities. Whether you’re a history buff, a nature enthusiast, or simply in search of relaxation, Totters offers it all. Here’s why this cosy haven should be on your must-visit list.

Exploring the Local Area

While staying at Totters, you’ll have access to a variety of exciting activities and attractions. Here are five things to do in the local area:

  1. Dining Delights: Caernarfon offers a wide selection of pubs and restaurants, making it a culinary paradise. Sample traditional Welsh dishes or international cuisine while enjoying the town’s vibrant atmosphere.
  2. Castle Conquests: Don’t miss the opportunity to explore Caernarfon Castle, a UNESCO World Heritage site. Wander its majestic halls, climb its towers, and soak in the history of this iconic fortress.
  3. Sunset Strolls: The hostel’s proximity to the Menai Straits means you can enjoy stunning sunsets with ease. Take a leisurely stroll along the water’s edge and witness the sky burst into a palette of colours.
  4. Snowdonia National Park: Totters serves as an excellent base for exploring the natural wonders of Snowdonia National Park. Embark on hikes, go mountain biking, or simply revel in the beauty of this breathtaking wilderness.
  5. Easy Access: Thanks to excellent public transport links, you can venture in and out of Snowdonia National Park with ease. Let the scenic train and bus routes take you on a journey through some of Wales’ most stunning landscapes.

Comforts of Home

Totters is a 200-year-old townhouse spread across five floors, offering all the comforts of home. The hostel is fully heated, ensuring a cosy stay no matter the weather. Facilities include a common room with a TV and games, a book exchange for literary enthusiasts, a dining room for communal meals, and a secure luggage facility for your convenience.

Totters offer five bedrooms that can sleep either four or six guests and can be arranged as mixed or single-sex dorms. For those seeking a more private experience, the Penthouse room is a spacious double en suite room with magnificent views over the Menai Straits. It can also be configured as a family room.

Across the road from Totters, there’s a self-catering townhouse that can comfortably sleep six guests. This option is perfect for larger groups or families looking for a bit more independence during their stay.

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