Activities In and Around Aberdaron

Local Beaches and Coves

Local Beaches and Coves Porth Ysgo (walking distance) This small cove is closest to the cottage, and is a great spot to spend a beach day, especially during the summer months, when it is normally covered in sand. Reached by steps down the cliffside, here are rock-pools aplenty to explore, so take your net. It…
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Walking In and Around Aberdaron

Walking In and Around Aberdaron Llyn Coastal Path from Caernarfon to Porthmadoc There are many truly spectacular walks in this area.  They link to form part of the 95 mile Llyn Coastal Path from Caernarfon to Porthmadoc.  During Autumn, Winter and Spring months in particular we can often walk these routes and barely see another…
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Beach and Sea Fishing

Beach and Sea Fishing Fishing around the Llŷn Peninsula There are many opportunities to fish around the Llŷn Peninsula, with 20 beaches and rivers in the area. Why not book local sea fishing with – details also from local Aberdaron stores ….or just find yourself a rock. Porth Ysgo (just across the fields from…
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Golf on the Llŷn Peninsula

Golf on the Llŷn Peninsula Golf Courses There are three quality 18-hole golf courses (plus a number of 9-holes and a driving range) all within 25 minutes drive from Ty’n Rhyd: Nefyn and District GC Having two spectacular cliff-top courses, the ‘Old’ and ‘New’, with 27 holes in all to challenge even the most experienced…
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Pubs & Restaurants Nearby

Pubs & Restaurants Nearby Pubs and Restaurants Aberdaron village has two well-established pubs (see below) with restaurant and bar-food options. Both serve real ale, and high quality produce, including fresh seafood and meat sourced from local farms. Ty Newydd Hotel: Sits directly on Aberdaron seashore, with a spectacular terrace suspended over the beach – the…
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Local Towns & Shopping

Local Towns & Shopping In addition to the local shops and amenities in Aberdaron, the nearby town of Pwllheli and seaside village of Abersoch offer plenty of opportunity for a day out, without leaving the Peninsula. Pwllheli Here you will find supermarkets tucked amongst the old slate-roofed houses, and plenty of other good food and…
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Local History, Culture and Art

Local History, Culture and Art Perhaps take a drive and include a visit to… The top of Mynydd Mawr (the mountain at the very tip of the Peninsula, from which the Wicklow hills of Ireland are visible on a clear day), and look down on the final, perilous route taken by Medieval pilgrims across the…
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Horse Riding

Horse Riding Cilan Riding Centre The Cilan Riding Centre, just outside Abersoch, provides escorted off road and moorland trekking for all ages and abilities. This is a long established riding centre, all  riding is on the beautiful Cilan Headland, an area of outstanding natural beauty, and Site of Special Scientific Interest. The headland is situated…
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Bardsey Island

Bardsey Island Bardsey Island (Welsh:Ynys Enlli) Bardsey Island, the legendary ‘Island of 20,000 saints’, lies 1.9 miles off the Llŷn Peninsula. The Welsh name means ‘The Island in the Currents’, although its English name refers to the ‘Island of the Bards’, or possibly the island of the Viking chieftain, Barda. Bardsey is 0.6 miles wide,…
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Family Fun at Glasfryn Parc

Family Fun at Glasfryn Parc All Day Family Fun This family activity centre is 4 miles from Pwllheli on the A499, and offers both indoor and outdoor activities. It has something for everyone in the family, from Go Karting, Quad Biking, Archery, Crazy Golf, Ten Pin Bowling, Paddleboarding and Wakeboarding, to a Soft Play Centre….
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