Clynnog Fawr village

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Self catering holiday accommodation

Clynnog Fawr, Llyn Peninsular, North Wales

Holiday and Visitor Attractions in North West Wales

There are many things to see and do whilst on holiday in this part of North Wales and the sixteen selected below are just a taster. They have been selected as they lie within an hourís drive of the cottage and offer something for everyone (young and young at heart alike!).

photo of Aberdaron beach
Aberdaron Beach

The seaside resorts of Llandudno, Colwyn Bay and Rhyl are little more than an hour away and are easy to reach by train or bus. Pwllheli and Bangor have a good selection of shops. Pwllheli has a market on Wednesdays whilst Caernarfon has one on Saturdays and Monday in the summer.

Map of Visitor Attractions in North West Wales

This map gives a selection of the visitor attractions (with contact numbers and a brief description) on Anglesey, and the Lleyn or Llyn Peninsular that are easily accessible from our Welsh self catering cottage in Clynnog Fawr.

map of visitor attractions in NW Wales

No. Visitor Attraction Description
1 Conwy Castle
Tel: 01492-592358
Built by Edward 1 on the mouth of the Conwy Estuary in the most picturesque of settings. Historic town set within battlements
2 Beaumaris Castle
Tel: 01248-810361
Another major work of Edward 1 built on a huge scale and for 1295 very advanced in design. Never fully completed after 30 yearsí work.
3 Beaumaris Courthouse & Gaol
Tel: 01248-810921
See how villains were treated in Victorian times.
4 Penrhyn Castle - situated off A5122 from Bangor/A55.
Tel: 01248-371337
Not really a castle more a 19th Century furnished folly but interesting with many displays. National Trust property.
5 Llynnon Mill, Llanddeusant
Tel: 01407-730797
Restored and working flour mill with craft centre
6 Anglesey Sea Zoo, Brynsiencyn
Tel: 01248-430411
Take a look at what lurks underneath the waves around Anglesey and beyond
7 Plas Newydd, Llanfairpwll etc
Tel: 01248-715272
Originally home to the Marquess of Anglesey. 18th Century house and gardens now a National Trust property
8 Caernarfon Castle
Tel: 01286-677617
Another Edward 1 masterpiece with Royal Welch Fusiliers Museum. Caernarfon dates from Roman times - see also the ruins of the Segontium fort.
9 Glasfryn Parc on A499 to Pwllheli
Tel: 01766-810202
Adventure park with quad bikes, go karts, mountain bikes, ten-pin bowling, archery, fishing etc
10 Snowdon Mountain Railway, Llanberis
Tel: 0844-493-8120
Take a ride up Snowdon if you donít fancy the walk.
11 Electric Mountain, Llanberis
Tel: 01286-870636
Sited on Llyn Padarn a working hydroelectric plant. Go and see how itís done and how much engineering went into it.
12 Haven Holidays Park, Penychain on A497
Tel: 0871-231-0887
Butlins to you and me. Get a day pass and sample the delights
13 Criccieth Castle
Tel: 01766-522227
Castle originally built by Welsh King Llywelyn in the 1230ís. Criccieth is a quiet seaside town with great views across Cardigan Bay. Nearby at Llanystumdwy are the Lloyd-George Museum and a rabbit farm.
14 Ffestiniog Railway, Porthmadog
Tel: 01766-516024
Porthmadog developed due to the slate railway which shipped slate from Blaenau Ffestiniog to the coast and port of Madog (Madock). The line is still open but now this narrow gauge railway is for fun only.
15 Llechwedd Slate Caverns, Blaenau Ffestiniog
Tel: 01766-830306
See how slate was mined and shaped. Includes an underground tour.
16 Portmeirion, Minffordd off A487
Tel: 01766-770000
Architect Clough Williams Ellisís astonishing 50-year dream and labour of love transforming a 70-acre barren site into a complete Italianate village of 50 buildings using architectural cast offs. Brilliant.

photo of smallest house in Conwy photo of Portmeirion
Conwy - smallest house in Britain                         Portmeirion                     

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The village of Clynnog Fawr on the Llyn or Lleyn Peninsula, NW Wales is located at the following approximate distances (in miles) to many superb holiday destinations

Aberdaron (25m) Abersoch (18m) Amlwch (34m) Bangor (17m) Beaumaris (21m) Beddgelert (15m) Blaenau Ffestiniog (29m) Caernarfon (10m) Criccieth (15m) Dinas Dinlle (6m) Harlech (28m) Holyhead (37m) Llanbedrog (15m) Llanberis (15m) Llanfair (17m) Llanystumdwy (8m) Menai Bridge (18m) Morfa Nefyn (11m) Nefyn (10m) Porthmadog (16m) Pwllheli (11m) Rhyd-Ddu (11m) Waunfawr (11m)

This self catering cottage in Clynnog Fawr is ideal for Caernarfon Bay, Anglesey, Cardigan Bay, Snowdonia and Snowdon, NW Wales