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Top places to photograph in North Wales in 2024

These are the very best North Wales Instagram spots, curated by the PhotoHound team. If you've got limited time here, these are the must-see locations to shoot while you're in North Wales!

Ynys Llanddwyn

Llanddwyn Island (Ynys Llanddwyn) is a magical place. Located at the far end of a pleasant beach near Newborough Warren, this narrow finger of land is an ideal location to photograph come fine weather, but also an exhilarating place when the winter winds blow. Its rolling dunes, large rock outcrops and mixture of historic buildings makes it an ideal place for exploration.
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Menai Bridge

The Menai Suspension Bridge carries road traffic between the island of Anglesey and the mainland of Wales. The bridge was designed by Thomas Telford and completed in 1826 and is a Grade I listed building.
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Trwyn Du Lighthouse

Trwyn Du Lighthouse is a lighthouse between Black Point near Penmon and Ynys Seriol, or Puffin Island, at the eastern extremity of Anglesey, marking the passage between the two islands.
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Snowdon - Summit

The summit of Wales's highest peak - 1085 metres above sea level. A popular hiking route, particularly during the summer months and public holidays.
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Lake Vyrnwy Hotel

A hilltop hotel offering lovely views across Lake Vyrnwy, a man made reservoir in north Wales.
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Fairy Glen

A photogenic gorge on the River Conwy
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Afon Lloer & Tryfan

An iconic composition juxtaposing Tryfan, a distinctive mountain in the Snowdonia range, with the tumbling water of Afon Lloer.
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Llandudno Pier

A Grade II listed pier which is the longest in Wales, stretching over 2000 feet into the sea.
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Dolbadarn Castle

The remains of a castle built by the Welsh prince Llywelyn the Great during the early 13th century.
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Caernarfon Castle - Riverside View

Caernarfon Castle is a World Heritage Site in Gwynedd. First existing as a motte-and-bailey castle from the late 11th century and later, from the 1280s as a stone structure as it was rebuilt by King Edward I of England. This viewpoint is just across the Seiont, with the river and boats providing a foreground interest as the castle dominates the background.
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Talacre Lighthouse

Talacre Lighthouse, officially the Point of Ayr Lighthouse, is a grade II listed building built in 1776.
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Swallow Falls

Large, spectacular waterfalls in an easily reachable location. One of the most popular natural attractions in the region.
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Pen-Y-Dinas Hillfort

An Iron Age hillfort enjoying remarkable views over Llandudno that can be enjoyed day or night!
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Cadair Idris

One of Wales's classic mountains the views from the top of Cadair Idris are well worth the effort it takes to reach the top.
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We hope you enjoy photographing these great North Wales Instagram locations. We love seeing your images of the most Instagrammable places in North Wales, so make sure to share your images on PhotoHound and tag us on Instagram @photohound and hashtag #photohound for a chance to be featured.

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