Local attractions you may wish to visit
There is so much to fill one’s time, all within touching distance of Pwllheli.
There’s something for everyone’s taste – historic sites and castles, sites of scientific interest, wildlife centres, museums and fun centres are just a small selection.
Here are just a selection of them.
ORIEL PLAS GLYN Y WEDDW
Art gallery within a Gothic Victorian building showcasing some of the best contemporary Welsh art and crafts. We’re also a wedding venue and self catering. Open 7 days a week from 10:00 to 5:00, but closed on Tuesday outside of school holidays.
(01758) 740763 | ebost/email | wefan/website
Explore a peninsula of sheltered coves, sweeping beaches and rich culture.The national trust own and manage most of the coastline from Nefyn, along the north coast to Aberdaron and then back to Hell’s Mouth, including Plas yn Rhiw, Porthdinllaen, Llanbedrog Beach as well as some properties scattered around Snowdonia.
YNYS ENLLI (BARDSEY ISLAND)
Ynys Enlli lies off the tip of the Llyn Peninsula. It is reputed to be the resting place of 20,000 saints, it is also a nature reserve and a haven for wildlife due to the limitations on the numbers of people allowed to visit. Day trips sail from Porth Meudwy, near Aberdaron and also from Pwllheli Marina.
08458 112233 | ebost/email | wefan/website
CASTLES OF GWYNEDD
The county of Gwynedd is home to some of the country’s finest Castles including the historic Caernarfon Castle. King Edward I created what is surely one of the most impressive of Wales’s castles, worthy of World Heritage status no less! Harlech Castle is also another must visit. If you prefer to delve into the history of the Princes of Gwynedd then you must visit Criccieth Castle.
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