Pwllheli is the main market town on the Llyn Peninsula with two sandy beaches and a thriving marina from where boat trips leave to go fishing or to explore the beautiful Menai Strait and North Wales coast.
The Farmer’s Union of Wales will be making a wake up call this year with the annual Farmhouse Breakfast Event which will take place between 25 – 30 January 2015. For your ‘Shake Up and Wake Up in Pwllheli call in to Hirdre Fawr Farm, Tudweiliog on Wednesday January 28 or Cae’r Graig Farm, Efailnewydd on the 29. For more details please call 01286 672541. Bon appetit.
The 2015 All Wales Boat Show will be held 8th-10th May at Plas Heli, Pwllheli’s new Welsh Sailing Academy and Events Centre. Thousands of visitors are expected to attend this celebratory festival of all water based activities with entertainment on and off the water to please all ages.
Plas yn Rhiw is a charming and romantic one acre, historic, cottage garden, cared for by the National Trust. The 17th century house which it surrounds was famously rescued from neglect by the three Keating sisters in 1938. It remains today much as it was when the sisters left it. The views from the gardens are stunning. Cardigan Bay stretches out from shimmering Hell’s Mouth Beach below.
Penarth Fawr near Pwllheli is a fascinating medieval hall-house with an impressive timber roof and aisle-truss. You can take a peek at how the Welsh upper classes lived from the 14th century through to the 16th century.
Whether you are staying in Pwllheli holiday cottages or elsewhere on the Llyn Peninsula a trip to Pwllheli is certainly worthwhile.