Beaumaris -- For food and lodging in Beaumaris consider Ye Olde Bull's Head Inn, Castle Street (tel. 01248/810329), a short walk from the castle. The original stagecoach entrance to the courtyard features the largest single-hinged door in Britain. During England's Civil War, Roundhead General Mytton stabled his horses in the courtyard when he laid siege to and took the castle for Cromwell in 1645.

The historic inn has housed such notables as Dr. Samuel Johnson and Charles Dickens. The well decorated bedrooms are named after Dickens characters, costing from 110£ a night. The menu features fresh seafood in summer and game dishes in the autumn and winter. American Express, MasterCard, and Visa are accepted.

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