Places to Visit

Felin Uchaf - A Welsh skill and Culture Centre, 2 miles from Aberdaron. Free to visit and full of interesting buildings. Regular storytelling evenings in the Iron Age Roundhouse.  

St Hywyn's Church - A double-naved mediaeval building occupies a site right on the sea edge in the village which has been a site of Christian worship since the 6th Century. 

Porth y Swnt - A purpose built exhibition illustrating local culture set in the village and operated by the National Trust. Free to members.  

Bardsey Island / Ynys Enlli - A fast boat taken from nearby Porth Meudwy will take you 2 miles across the Sound to this unique island. 

Mynydd Mawr - This is the Land's End of North Wales and is an area with outstanding views across to Bardsey and even to Ireland and down to St David's on a good day. Free parking. 

Plas yn Rhiw - This is a small Welsh manor house 6 miles from Aberdaron which is owned by the National Trust and has an excellent cottage style garden, free to members. 

Whistling Sands / Porthor - A top quality beach with a cafe and the famous sands that squeak when you walk on them. Parking free to NT members.

Nant Gwrtheyrn - An isolated old quarry village now converted into a beautiful new language college with a museum and interesting buildings that are free to walk around. There is an excellent cafe and stony beach in a unique setting. Free parking.

Porth Dinllaen - This is a National Trust owned village which was once an important port but is now home to holiday cottages and a superb pub which serves good food at lunch time - the Ty Coch. Seals can be seen at the end of the headland.

Plas Glyn y Weddw - An art gallery purpose built in the gothic revival style in the mid 19th century. Interesting shop and an excellent cafe. Regular exhibitions and works of art for sale. Woodland walks up to the famous Iron Man statue.

Nefyn Maritime Museum - A fascinating tribute to the maritime traditions of the Llŷn Peninsula. Free to enter. 

Tre'r Ceiri - The largest Iron Age Hill Fort built in stone anywhere in the world occupies an isolated hill top position above Nant Gwrtheyrn and is a destination for a walk with fabulous views. Free parking in Llithfaen.

Wales Coast Path - This new walking route has opened up the coastline all around the Llŷn. This can be completed linearly using local buses, or as a number of short walks

Cycle Routes - The quiet lanes of Llŷn are ideal for cycling. You can rent a cycle from Llyn Cycle Hire and enjoy exploring the area or following the dedicated cycle routes.