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Llanbedrog

Llanbedrog Beach

Llanbedrog is a small village on the Lleyn peninsula in Wales, situated on the southern side on the A499 road between Pwllheli and Abersoch, about 15 mins drive from our self-catering farmhouse and barn conversion here at Cae Garw.

The dog-friendly beach is owned by the National Trust  - and its sheltered beach has shallow waters and colourful beach huts .

Llanberdog beach huts
National Trust beach at Llanbedrog

The original tinman statue on this headland was placed there many years ago by a wealthy Cardiff businessman named Solomon Andrews . He was also responsible for building the old tramline in the early 20th Century to connect Pwllheli and Llanbedrog.

 

The most recent replacement of the statue has been built locally, and was placed there in 2002. (The Tinman is one of many geocache sites on the Lleyn .)

Geocache Tin Man
Plas Glyn y Weddw

Oriel Plas Glyn-y-Weddw , located in the village - is a Grade II Victorian Gothic Mansion - which survived two world wars, and converted to an Art Gallery by Solomon Andrews.

 

Today it is one of Wales' oldest Art Gallery open to the Public - exhibiting local works of art by premier artists from Wales and beyond, as well as housing a fine display of Nantgarw Porcelain. A visit Glyn y Weddw Tea-room and shop is a must !

 

Facilities - National Trust Car Park near beach -  with café and public toilets . Village has two pubs - Glyn y Weddw, The Ship, and a restaurant at Tremfan Hall.