Pwllheli is a bustling market town situated on the Llyn Peninsula in north-western Wales. Just 33 miles from the popular seaside resort of Barmouth, it is 21 miles from the magnificent Caernarfon Castle and 30 miles from the beautiful Isle of Anglesey. Forming part of the new Wales Coastal Path, it is the perfect base for walkers who will love the amazing views of the peninsula as well as a great base for family holidays.
Why visit Pwllheli?
This vibrant town is situated just at the entrance of the peninsula, an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. It makes discovering the rest of this corner of Wales a pleasure, as it’s situated on the 870-mile coastal path that runs around the Welsh coast and is also home to some amazing beaches.
Things to do in Pwllheli:
Pwllheli is home to plenty of history, especially Pwllheli harbour and coastline which was a haven for smugglers and pirates some years ago. It also hosts an open-air market in the square and there are lots of shops, cafes and restaurants to discover in the town. Don’t miss the fantastic south-facing beaches.
Why stay in a Pwllheli cottage?
Our collection of cottages in Pwllheli give you a great insight into a typical Welsh seaside town. Stay in this lovely area to visit the quirky little shops and cafes nearby as well as exploring the spectacular countryside and coast, with or without a four-legged friend.
Three must see things in Pwllheli:
- Head to the sandy beach of Glan y Mor near the marina, perfect for sandcastle building and beach games.
- Walk along the peninsula’s coastal path which is part of the new Wales coastal path.
- Spend an afternoon at Pwllheli Marina, thought to be one of the best in Britain, a venue for many sailing events.