An Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB) protects around a quarter of the Llŷn Peninsula including wild stretches of coast, long-extinct volcanic peaks and grassy hillsides dotted with Iron Age forts.
It’s the Llŷn’s family-friendly resorts and lovely, laidback beaches that draw most of its visitors, especially in summer. The cosy seaside towns of Nefyn, Abersoch, Pwllheli, Criccieth on the southern shore have such a loyal following that friendships are rekindled here year after year.
With nearly 100 miles of coastline, beaches abound on the Llŷn Peninsula. And, with the pull of renowned seaside towns such as Abersoch, Llanbedrog, Pwllheli, Porthmadog and Nefyn, to name but a few, the beaches in these spots attract locals and tourists in their thousands.
Without a doubt, the Llŷn Peninsula has stunning scenery to offer. From mountains to coastline, from rolling countryside to ancient castles and forts. There are lots of walks which take in all that the Llyn has to offer and with Yr Eifl, Tre’r Ceiri and Nant Gwrtheyrn right on Gors-lŵyd’s doorstep
Links for Walking sites
A beautiful and truly unique area of North Wales, the Llyn Peninsula is one of the most popular holiday destinations in the whole of Wales and for a good reason too. Not only is the Llyn Peninsula renowned for its stunning countryside, but it’s gorgeous coastline, and strong Welsh and Celtic heritage also make it one of the most Instagrammable places that Wales has to offer.
Links to Explore the Llŷn Peninsula
Brewery Experience Llyn’s own independent brewery tour – don’t miss it! (follow the brown visitor signs in Nefyn)
Free entry to the Brewery shop and Tap room, Mon-Thursday 12 – 9, Friday and Saturday 12 – 9. Book a guided tour which includes: • The brewery story so far • Film blending the brand and the land • View the brewing equipment and learn about the process • Taste the great Ales of Wales
The Llŷn Peninsula is home to three fine golf courses, all in spectacular locations.
Most famous is Nefyn and Distrct Golf course. Nefyn’s 27 hole Championship layout, including its world-famous, iconic ‘Point’, offers golfers a rich variety of challenges and rewards. From the start, golfers are faced with spectacularly located tees, fairways which hug the rugged coastline and greens perched precariously close to the shoreline
Delicious local dining experiences.
The Llyn Peninsula is gaining a reputation as the gastro-capital of rural Wales, you can sample local lobster, crab or bass in may pubs and restaurants in the area. One of the best beach bars in the world is on our door step. The Famous “Ty Coch Inn” at Porthdinllaen.