Walking & Cycling
Enjoy a leisurely stroll, or a more energetic walk or a cycle run, whether it be on designated public footpaths or the peaceful country lanes bordered with richly grown hedgerows. Take a stroll down to the forgotten village of Nantgwrtheyrn and learn about its many secrets and traditions. Walk up to Tre'r Ceiri, a prehistoric Celtic settlement, and enjoy the breathtaking view to Ireland (on a clear day) to the west, north to Anglesey and Snowdonia, while Cardigan and Pembroke shires are to the south enveloping Cardigan Bay. This bay is internationally renowned for sailing events, and Pwllheli was selected to host the Olympic games in the Manchester bid.
For exploring the rolling hills and beaches there's nothing quite like being out in the open air horse riding. The greatest lasting impression is one of total freedom. Llyn Peninsula offers facilities for exploring on horseback, areas that are totally unique to Wales. There are a variety of trekking trails that allow you to ride whilst viewing the coast or country on horseback. Pony trekking is suitable for all the family - and, you choose the pace!
Abersoch is a renowned beach enjoyed by sailing enthusiasts and for wind surfing enthusiasts. Porth Neigwl (Hell's Mouth) is among the best surfing beaches in the country. The Pwllheli Blue Flag Marina, and Cardigan Bay, boasts to be the training ground for prospective Olympic sailors. many different sailing competitions are successfully run from the Marina every year.
Golfers have a choice of courses and driving ranges to suit all needs, with three courses on the Llyn Peninsula and a further four within twenty miles of Pwllheli, ranging from the famous Royal St David's course near Harlech Castle to the challenging links at the Nefyn club with its sensational sea views. All are closely situated with reasonable green fees. Play a different course every day.
If you are looking for quality fishing, traditional Welsh hospitality and friendship, all amongst beautiful countryside and coastline, then this area is for you.
The quality of shore fishing on Llyn is legendary. You will have the option of spinning, float fishing or bottom fishing from the rocks. If conditions are suitable, fishing the surf for bass at the surfers favourite resort of Porth Neigwl (Hells mouth) is very enjoyable.