Things to do
The Llyn Peninsula to the west of Snowdonia has some spectacular coastal scenery. In fact as you will discover the Llyn Peninsula offers a wide range of activities for all tastes. Many activities are available locally including Karting, Quad Biking, and Archery!
Three miles from Bodwrog is Abersoch, a popular seaside resort on the southern coast of the Llyn Peninsula overlooking St. Tudwals’ Islands. Here is a watersports paradise with its award winning beach, picturesque harbour and an excellent range of specialist restaurants. The pretty resorts of Llanbedrog and Aberdaron are located close by.
Llyn is a designated Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and Bodwrog's location is an ideal location for touring the beautiful Llyn Peninsula.
"...a designated Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty..."
- Water Sports available include:-
- Surfing - especially Abersoch and Aberdaron
- Sailing - everywhere, especially Pwllheli and Abersoch
- Birdwatching - dramatic cliffs are home to the rare chough, as well as peregrine, raven and colonies of auks
- Fishing Coves - Nefyn and Porthdinllaen
- Golf - courses at: Criccieth, Pwllheli, Abersoch, Nefyn
- Horse Riding - including Cilan, Afonwen and Snowdonia Riding Centre
For those family days out on the beach there are numerous sandy beaches on the Peninsula, including: Criccieth, Pwllheli, Abersoch, Llanbedrog (1.5 miles from Bodwrog), Porth Neigwl, Aberdaron, Whistling Sands (the sands whistle underfoot on a dry day!), Nefyn or Porthdinllaen with it's famous pub on the beach.
"..and for those rare rainy days..."
In the Llanbedrog area is the Oriel Plas Glyn-y-Weddw Arts Centre, a unique Grade II* listed Victorian gothic mansion which has ongoing exhibitions and arts courses.
A few miles away is the well equipped Pwllheli Leisure Center.
Criccieth Castle (CADW) - dramatically located on rocky peninsula - home of the best ice-cream in North Wales.
Lloyd George Memorial Museum, Llanystumdwy - boyhood home of the politician David Lloyd George.
Plas yn Rhiw (NT), Rhiw nr Pwllheli - 16th century small manor house
Talhenbont Hall nr Pwllheli - house (built in 1607 and supposedly haunted) and gardens.
Bardsey Island - former site of religious pilgrimage (20,000 saints are buried there). Now a nature reserve.
"...and much, much, more..."