Things to do in Abersoch…
Abersoch is a beautiful seaside village and the surrounding area has so much to offer visitors. There are many blue-flag beaches and spectacular scenery to enjoy. But when that all gets too much, there are plenty of other things going on.
Abersoch and the Llyn Peninsula offer its visitors a huge choice of activities and places to visit….many of which are free.
There are several festivals and events that have proved very popular with visitors and locals alike.
Visit Abersoch Tourist Information Centre, located on the right as you enter the village, to keep up with all the latest news.
The Llyn Peninsula is blessed with an enormous number of beautiful, sandy beaches which are perfect for watersports – whether you’re a keen sailor, surfer, windsurfer, or just enjoy splashing about in the sea or exploring rock pools, you’ll never tire of the choice of beaches on offer.
With so much going on, one holiday won’t be enough…..
Beautiful hill, riverside and coastal walks. The Wales Coast footpath is now open. There are many routes for you to follow and enjoy the spectacular countryside. Visit the Tourist Information centre for maps and suggested routes.
Abersoch Sailing School is based on Abersoch Main Beach. You can learn to sail, hire a boat or just take a kayak out for half an hour.
Hell’s Mouth, which is over looked by Tyn y Mur campsite, is a surfer’s paradise. You can learn with the crew from West Coast Surf in Abersoch.
To try your hand at cable wakeboarding, visit Glasfryn Wakeparc….or for classic wakeboarding, visit Offaxis in Abersoch.
Several golf courses closeby – 18 holes, 9 holes and pitch and putt. Within ten miles of the Tyn-Y-Mur Camping and Caravan park there are three golf courses, providing plenty of choice and variety for all levels. Abersoch Golf Course is just one mile away.
Enjoy riding on the beach or a trek in the countryside. Pony trekking is available from one of the many nearby stables.
Sea fishing trips are also available around Abersoch bay.
Plas Glyn y Weddw
A charming art gallery in the seaside village of Llanbedrog which has frequent exhibitions. As well as the gallery, there’s a lovel walk to the top of Llanbedrog Head to see the Tin Man…and spectacular views of Cardigan Bay.
North Wales is famous for it’s amazing castles…and they’re all closeby – Criccieth, Conwy and king of them all…Caernarfon. Cadw can provide all the information.
The longest narrow guage railway in Europe has a station stop close to the the hotel. A trip on the Welsh Highland Railway is a must. Main stations are in Caernarfon and Porthmadog.
There is also the Snowdon Railway which travels from Llanberis to the summit of Snowdon so you can enjoy the spectacular view without having to dust down your walking boots.
The interesting Italianate village of Portmeirion, designed by Clough Williams Ellis and made famous as the setting for The Prisoner, is a short drive away.
The National Trust has several sites throughout North Wales. Click on the link above to visit their website for details.
Anglesey Sea Zoo
If fish and acquatic life is your thing, then don’t miss a visit to the Sea Zoo on Anglesey.
Glasfryn Activity Parc
Go-karting, ten pin bowling, soft play centre, cable wakeboarding and archery. There’s also a cafe and award winning farm shop.
Greenwood Forest Park
A brilliant day out for all the family – loads of actitives for children of all ages.
Caernarfon Fun Centre
Bursting with fun and activities. The centre is split over several floors and has a good range of activities including drop-slides, ball pools, electric go karts and laser shooting.
Cadwaladers Ice Cream
If you see the sign for Cadwaladers Icecream (Criccieth by the castle; Pwllheli; Porthmadog and Portmeirion) you must make a visit.
Attractions of Snowdonia
Is a great website that details several of the larger attractions and activities in North Wales.