Harlech, situated in Gwynedd, is a charming seaside resort town situated in north-west Wales. It is located within the Snowdonia National Park, making it a popular tourist area. The town is perhaps most well known for Harlech Castle, which dates by the 13th Century. The castle later served as a stronghold for Henry Tudor. Visitors will find the castle situated on a cliff face. While in town, visitors will most certainly want to explore the high town area which is comprised of a shopping street as well as the castle. The winding road that connects the residential area to the shopping and castle area is known as Twtil.