The Llyn Peninsula extends 50 km (30 miles) into the Irish Sea from north west Wales, and is south west of the Isle of Anglesey.

Llyn covers an area of about 400 km2 (150 sq miles) of which The Llyn Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB) covers just under half.

The Llŷn Coastal Path is 146 km (84 miles) long, extending from Caernarfon along the north Llŷn coast to Uwchmynydd and then along the southern coast to Porthmadog. Large stretches of the northern Llyn coast consist of cliffs with stacks and offshore islands, while the southern coast has more sandy beaches.


Why not check beaches nearby as we have 24 beaches around Llyn Peninsula, 38 beaches in Gwynedd, or have a look at our list of Gwynedd dog friendly beaches, or even our United Kingdom Blue Flag beach list.

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Want some ideas on where to visit?

Every favourite location must be visited for the first time. Want some ideas, why not check out the below small selection of coastal locations, including beaches, activities, things to see and do, places to stay and eat:

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    Pontllyfni Beach

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    Aberdesach Beach

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    Criccieth Castle Beach

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    Nefyn Beach

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    Whistling Sands Beach

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    Porth Dinllaen Beach

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    Abersoch Main Beach

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    Warren Beach

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    Afon Wen Beach

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    St Tudwals Lighthouse

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    Abererch Beach

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    Porth Ysgo Beach

Some more locations in Gwynedd