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From a good selection of educational park attractions to cultural centres , the Lleyn and its surrounding areas has something for everyone’s taste,, historic sites and castles, sites of scientific interest, wildlife centres, museums and fun centres are just a small selection. there is no shortage of things to do here on the Lleyn Peninsula and further a field.

Below is a selection of Attractions to help you plan your holiday,

We have a selection of castles on our doorstep, Criccieth, Caernarfon, Harlech just to mention a few, most of them are under the management of CADW.

National Trust

The National Trust own and manage most of the coastline from Nefyn , along the north coast to Aberdaron and then back to hell’s mouth, as well as Plas yn Rhiw, Porthdinllaen, Llanbedrog Beach as well as some Property within Snowdonia and Angelsey.

Portmeirion, Minffordd, Porthmadog.
Clough Williams-Ellis built Portmeirion from 1925 to 1975 on a peninsula off the coast of Snowdonia to show how ‘the development of a naturally beautiful site need not lead to its defilement’

Oriel Plas Glyn Y Weddw, Llanbedrog, Pwllheli

Oriel Plas Glyn-y-Weddw Arts Centre is housed in a magnificent Grade II* Listed Victorian Gothic Mansion, located at Llanbedrog on the southern coast of the Lleyn Peninsula.

Ynys Enlli ardsey Island

Enlli lies of the tip of the Lleyn Peninsula , reputed to be the resting place of 20,000 saints , it is also a nature reserve and a haven for wildlife due to the limitations on the numbers of people allowed to visit. Day trips sail from Porth Meudwy(Aberdaron) and Pwllheli Marina .

Indigo Jones Slate Crafts , Groeslon, Caernarfon

Inigo Jones Slate Works was founded in 1861, today it’s one of the very few remaining working slate processing units in Wales. get panoramic views

Rabbit Farm & Farm Park, Llanystumdwy, Criccieth.

01766 523136 – 10am-5pm – 7 days a week
Ideal for young children , various breeds of rabbits , ponies , lambs, goats ect .

Gypsy Wood, Bontnewydd Caernarfon

01286 673133 – 10.30am-5pm – 7 days a week
Gypsy wood park is a magical experience , lots to do and animals to see, plenty of walks and a miniature garden railway.

Greenwood Forest Park, Felinheli, Gwynedd

01248 670076 – 10am-5.30pm
Superb centre for education and exploration, everything is based on sustainability and environmental issues, friendly eco rollercoaster, new adventure playground, den building, shoot a traditional longbow are only a few things on offer.

Sygun Copper Mine, Beddgelert, Caernarfon

01766 890595
A spectacular underground experience in the heart of Snowdonia , explore the old copper workings and the history of bygone days.

Llechwedd Slate Mines, Blaenau Ffestiniog, Gwynedd

01766 830 306
This is Wales’s most popular visitor attraction, a superb tour of the largest slate mine in Wales, train journey into the middle of the slate caverns and see the full splendour , and how they used to mine it through the years.

Ffestiniog Railway, Porthmadog, Gwynedd

01766 516005
The original ‘Narrow gauge railway’ and probably the best in the country, fantastic Day out.

Welsh Highland Railway (Porthmadog), Porthmadog, Gwynedd

01766 513402
Small friendly railway, small train ride and loads of history , tours of The old sheds and yards.

Welsh Highland Railway (Caernarfon), Caernarfon, Gwynedd

01286 677018
The other side of the whr travelling from Caernarfon to Waunfawr, both are part of a ambitious project to link Caernarfon and Porthmadog through the welsh hills.

Pili Palas, Menai Bridge, Angelsey

01248 712474
Butterfly House, tropical jungle environment and nature world.

Anglesey Sea Zoo, , Brynsiencyn, Anglesey

01248 430411
Very good large indoor saltwater aquarium , sharks to seahorses, they also do some very good environmental work, well worth a visit if you decide to go to Anglesey.

Caernarfon Airport & Aviation Museum , Dinas Dinlle, Caernarfon

01286 830800
Pleasure flight around Snowdonia and the Lleyn Peninsula as well as a good interactive aviation museum , stop off and have some lunch at the café.

Llanfair Slate Caverns Llanfair, Harlech, Gwynedd

01766 780247
100 year old enchanting slate caverns, all dug out by hand, location for “First Knight” with Sean Connery , Café on site serving light refreshments.

Centre for Alternative Technology Machynlleth, Powys.

01654 705950
Europe’s leading eco-centre, everything and anything you always wanted to know or see regarding alternative technologies. You’ll really be amazed at what you learn, you can spend a good half day there.

Foel Farm & Park,Brynsiencyn, Anglesey

01248 430646
Working farm attraction , animals, rides and plenty of educational information , situated next to the sea zoo. Also boasts a luxury chocolate on site.

Henblas Farm, Bodorgan, Anglesey
01407 840440
Working farm attraction , animals, rides and plenty of educational information, based in the heart of anglsey, plenty to do all day.