Browse and book luxury holiday cottages on the Llyn Peninsula, coastal cottages by the beach, Lleyn self-catering rentals & boutique apartments with sea views. This area of North Wales is surrounded by spectacular beaches and views of the Snowdonia mountain range. Many of the cottages we list can be booked direct with the private owners or online with immediate confirmation.
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The Llyn Peninsula provides perfect opportunities for adventure breaks in the most amazing holiday cottages amidst beautiful scenery and vibrant Welsh culture, this is an experience everyone should get to enjoy.
Jutting out into the Irish Sea, the Llyn Peninsula is a long-established holiday destination that is popular with families, walkers and outdoor enthusiasts. With traditional seaside resorts like Criccieth and Pwllheli, old fishing villages like Porthdinllaen, and excellent surfing at places such as Hell’s Mouth, holidaying on the Llyn is guaranteed to be full of fun and exciting possibilities.
Pwllheli is perhaps one of the most well-known places in this area, made famous by Butlins more than half a century ago. Today, Pwllheli is a thriving market town with plenty to offer. The beaches there routinely win Blue Flag awards, and their sheltered, south-facing aspect makes them popular with young families who are keen to splash and paddle. There are plenty of opportunities for boat trips from Pwllheli Marina, to tour the coastal waters looking for seals, dolphins and marine birds.
Criccieth is another popular self-catering holiday destination, again with spectacular beaches and safe bathing. Criccieth Castle sits behind the town’s two beaches, and it’s well worth visiting for the absolutely incredible 360° panoramic views from the ramparts. A visit to Criccieth wouldn’t be complete, of course, without a trip to Cadwalader’s, to sample their famous ice-creams.
If outdoor adventures are your idea of holiday fun, head to Dragon Raiders Activity Park, just outside Criccieth. From paintballing to off-road Segway adventures, this park will certainly get the adrenaline racing. Hell’s Mouth, near Abersoch, offers some of the best surfing in the UK, and regularly attracts a big surfing crowd, whilst south of Abersoch, visitors can have a go at coasteering, gorge scrambling, sea kayaking and rock climbing - with trained instructors to help you learn and keep you safe.
For walkers, the Llyn Peninsula offers almost 100 miles of coastal path, with trails and walks that are suitable for all abilities. The hills of Yr Eifl will take you to the highest point on the Llyn Peninsula, giving a fairly challenging day’s walking. Elsewhere, there are more leisurely walks available, such as that along the headland from Aberdaron, which rewards walkers with superb sea views over to Bardsey Island.
Everyone likes to eat out in style once in a while on holiday, and the Llyn has plenty to offer in this respect. As the peninsula is surrounded by the sea and historically a prime fishing locality, where better to sample some fresh locally-caught fish? Try Twnti Seafood Restaurant in Pwllheli or one of the many excellent fish and chip restaurants, such as Sblash Caban Pysgod in Aberdaron or The Creel in Abersoch. Other top restaurant recommendations include Tremfan Hall in Llanbedrog, The Ship Inn gastropub in Edern and Tonnau at Criccieth.
It’s impossible to talk about the Lleyn Peninsula without mentioning its proximity to another stunning part of Wales, The Snowdonia National Park. Whether you take the steam train from Porthmadog to Blaenau Ffestiniog, or drive over to the National Park, the Llyn Peninsulas holiday cottage accommodation is ideally situated to enjoy the natural charms of this wonderful area of Wales. Whether you choose a traditional coastal cottage by the beach or a seaside apartment a warm Welsh welcome awaits in this special corner of Wales.