holiday cottages Lleyn Peninsula

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The Llyn Peninsula stretches 30 miles into the Irish Sea. It is an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty with 91 miles of coast path and numerous beautiful beaches. Choose from a selection of holiday cottages Llyn Peninsula or pet friendly cottages and start exploring. Most beaches welcome dogs all year round although some in restricted areas only during summer months.

I’d rather be at the beach. What about you?”

Borth y Gest Beach

spacer-25x25A picturesque seaside village with tiny bustling harbour, an estuary shoreline and sandy coves with views towards the Rhinog Mountains to the south and Moelwyn Mountains to the north. Care should be taken when the tide turns, sand bars quickly disappear.

spacer-25x25Dogs welcome Oct – May (Dog restrictions may soon be in force June – Sept, please check local signs).

spacer-25x25Amenities: car parking, public toilets, shop, tearoom, bistro

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Black Rock Sands

Black Rock Sands

spacer-25x25A sprawling sandy beach good for families, bathing, boating, watersports and cast fishing. Black Rock Sands backed by dunes is close to spectacular coastal walks and provides a feeding ground for various birds. Cars can be driven directly onto the beach making it ideal for the elderly and infirm.

spacer-25x25Dogs are welcome Oct – March. Dog restrictions apply Apr – SeptemberAmenities: car park, public toilets, public telephone, beach supervisor during summer months, slipway, shop.

spacer-25x25Criccieth Main Beach

This Blue Flag Beach is a mixture of sand and pebbles with rock pools. There are glorious views over the sea towards the Snowdonia mountains. Black Rock marks the boundary between Criccieth Beach and Black Rock Sands at Morfa Bychan. The Lifeboat Station is open to visitors at the town end of the beach. It is often possible to see the lifeboat in action.

spacer-25x25Dogs are welcome all year round.

spacer-25x25Amenities: car park, public toilets, cafes, restaurants, pubs, shops.

spacer-25x25Criccieth Marine Beach

spacer-25x25A Blue Flag awarded pebble beach, safe for bathing and pleasant for walking. Marine beach is to the west of the castle and stretches along Marine Terrace. It is sheltered from prevailing westerly winds and lapped by the warm waters of the Gulf Stream.

Dogs are welcome all year round.

spacer-25x25Amenities: car park, public toilets, cafes, restaurants, pubs shops.

spacer-25x25Pwllheli South Beach

A 3 mile long sand and shingle beach which is fairly steep with booming waves on stormy days. South Beach stretches from Gimblet Rock, across the Promenade towards Llanbedrog. It is popular for fishing near Gimlet Rock.

spacer-25x25Dogs are welcome Oct – March. Dog restrictions apply April – Sept.

spacer-25x25Amenities: car park, public toilets, shop, craft exclusion zone and first aid point during summer months.

spacer-25x25Glan Don Beach

spacer-25x25Sheltered sands with mud at low tide protected by Gimbet Rock Peninsula. Access is easy via board walks through the sand dunes.

spacer-25x25Dogs are welcome Oct – March. Dog restrictions apply April – Sept.

spacer-25x25Amenities: car park, public toilets (to the west on the sea front), cafe, shop.

spacer-25x25Marian y De Beach

spacer-25x25A Blue Flag awarded sands with landscaped dunes and spectacular views.The beach is zoned to separate families from watersports enthusiasts. The dunes have an interesting selection of flowers. Harbour porpoises and bottlenose dolphins are often spotted from here.

spacer-25x25Dogs are welcome Oct – March. Sorry no dogs allowed April – Sept.

spacer-25x25Amenities: car park, public toilets, seafront promenade, cafe, restaurants, shops, seasonal first aid post.

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Llanbedrog Beach National Trust

Llanbedrog Beach National Trust

spacer-25x25A quiet sandy beach backed by woodland and lined with brightly painted wooden beach huts..

spacer-25x25Dogs are welcome Oct – April. Sorry no dogs May – Sept.

spacer-25x25Amenities: small seaside village, Oriel Plas y Glyn Weddw Gallery Cafe & Shop

spacer-25x25Abersoch Warren Beach

spacer-25x25A supremely sandy beach backed by colourful holiday chalets. Access is easy at the western end through land owned by the National Trust and at the eastern end by the road.

spacer-25x25Dogs are welcome Oct – March. Dog restrictions apply April – Sept.

Amenities: car park.

spacer-25x25Abersoch Town Beach

spacer-25x25This popular beach straddles the River Soch beside the harbour. There is a large area of sand at low tide. Boat trips to St Tudwal and Bardsey Islands leave from here.

spacer-25x25Dogs are welcome Oct-April. Dog restrictions apply May – Sept.

spacer-25x25Amenities: car park, public toilets, shops, cafe, pubs.

spacer-25x25Abersoch Quarry Beach

spacer-25x25A sandy beach facing south east, an ideal watersports venue. The old quarry buildings can still be seen on the headland and the remains of a jetty once used to ship stone. The beach is ideal for kite surfing

Dogs are welcome Oct – April. Dog restrictions apply May – sept.

Amenities: car park, public toilets, cafes, restaurants, pubs, shops.

spacer-25x25Abersoch Main Beach

spacer-25x25A flat well protected Blue Flag awarded beach popular with families and watersports enthusiasts. The slipway is mainly used by people with windsurfers. A zoning system separates families from watersports. Boat trips operate from the beach in summer. Spectacular views from the beach include the Welsh mountains and St Tudwal’s Island. International sailing events provide a wonderful spectacle.

spacer-25x25Dogs are welcome Oct – April. Dog restrictions apply May – Sept.

spacer-25x25Amenities: car park, slipway, beach huts for hire, beach supervisor during summer months.

spacer-25x25Machroes

spacer-25x25This wonderful sand and shingle beach with surf and beautiful scenery can only be accessed on foot via a lane to the right just before Cim Farm and opposite a sign to Porth Tocyn Hotel, or via the public footpath which passes over fields and a farmyard.

spacer-25x25Dogs welcome all year round.

spacer-25x25Bwlchtocyn Beach

spacer-25x25Located at the western end of Abersoch. Pass a house called Pen y Bwlch continue down the lane that borders a field beside the chapel and across the golf course.

spacer-25x25Dogs are welcome all year round.

spacer-25x25Amenities: car park, public toilets.

spacer-25x25spacer-25x25Porth Ceiriad

spacer-25x25Beautiful sandy beach backed by cliffs, popular with surfers on windy days. There are dangerous rip tides so swimming is positively discouraged. From Sarn Bach proceed towards Cilan. After 600 metres you will see a green metal shed on your left. The turning for Nant y Big is 30 metres further (also on your left). There are No Through Road and Pedestrian signs at the single track road entrance. Proceed along the road for a further 400 metres until you reach Nant y Big. Turn immediately right at the barrir system to arrive at the caravan office. In return for a small payment you will be given a token for the car park which is situated on the cliff top above the beach. The beach is accessed via a 300 metre flight of steps.

spacer-25x25Dogs are welcome all year round.

spacer-25x25Amenities: car park, Abersoch is nearby.

spacer-25x25Porth Neigwl (Hells Mouth)

spacer-25x25Four miles of south facing sands with massive surf from time to time. The beach is scattered with some rocks and backed by sea cliffs and sand dunes. Due to its size Hells Mouth is rarely crowded. It is home to the British Surfing Association and surfing competitions are held regularly. Dolphins and seals also frequent the bay. Currents are strong here. Take care if swimming.

spacer-25x25spacer-25x25Dogs are welcome all year round.

spacer-25x25Amenities: car park, pub at Llanengan.

spacer-25x25spacer-25x25Aberdaron Beach

spacer-25x25This long sandy beach is located on the wild and beautiful tip of the Llyn Peninsula. An assortment of sea caves and rock pools are waiting to be explored but care should be taken not to get cut off during a rising tide. The beach is popular for watersports such as sailing, canoeing and windsurfing. Look out for sightings of the rare chough and regular visits by dolphins and seals.

spacer-25x25Dogs are welcome Oct – April. Dog retrictions apply between May – Sept

spacer-25x25Amenities: car park, public toilets, slipway, shop seasonal first aid point, craft exclusion zone

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Porth Iago Beach

Porth Iago Beach

spacer-25x25White sands and clear blue water can be found in this pretty little cove between Dinas and Graig Ddy Headlands. Access is via Ty Mawr Farmyard where a small fee is required for parking and right of way to the beach. The clean waters are popular with bathers and watersports enthusiasts including those in sea kayaks and canoes. The rocky Dinas Headland is popular with anglers.

spacer-25x25Dogs are welcome all year round.

spacer-25x25Amenities: car park, Aberdaron is 3 miles away

spacer-25x25Porth Colman Beach also know as Penllech

spacer-25x25There is a long sandy beach with interesting rock formations at low tide but a reduced shore at high tide. On the B4417 heading towards Aberdaron from Nefyn, turn right at the first crossroads after the sign for Llangwnadl and followthis lane to another crossroads where you turn right again. About a mile along this lane is a large car park on your left. Walk from here to the beach. The sand sometimes squaks under your feet just like its neigbouring beach Porth Oer.

spacer-25x25Dogs are welcome all year round.

spacer-25x25Amenities: car park, slipway

spacer-25x25Porth Dinllaen Beach

A sheltered narrow sandy beach with rock pools, cliffs, clean sea and a spectacular view cared for by the National Trust. The gently shelving sands are ideal for beach games. The Lifeboat Station lieas at the end of the bay.

spacer-25x25Dogs are welcome Oct-April. Dog restrictions apply May – Sept.

spacer-25x25Amenities: car park (10 minutes walk away), public toilets, Ty Coch waterside Inn serving food, slipway, craft exclusion zone.

spacer-25x25Nefyn Beach

Part of the delightful two mile crescent of sandy beach shared by Morfa Nefyn and Porth Dinllaen. The beach issheltered by a protective headland and cared for by a beach officer during the summer months.

spacer-25x25Dogs are welcome all year round.

spacer-25x25Amenities: car park, village shop.

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