Things to do and see
Foodies will love the Llyn Peninsula too, as there is a whole raft of restaurants to be found, offering the best in Welsh cooking, using the finest locally-sourced ingredients. Find a restaurant offering prime Welsh Lamb or Welsh Black Beef, or try the local specialty, laver bread, also known as ‘Welshman’s Caviar’. For a truly special meal, book a table at the Michelin-starred Plas Bodegroes, just north of Abersoch. Closer to Gaerwen Farm, The Goat Inn offers a top-notch lunchtime and evening menu, seven days a week. The Goat Inn is just 3 miles from Gaerwen Farm, and is a firm favourite with visitors.
Gaerwen Farm Cottages is the ideal base from which to explore the beautiful Llyn Peninsula, and the wider region. Whether you are looking for a relaxing break on a working farm, with beautiful beaches just a short distance away, or you’re looking for a more active holiday filled with hiking, cycling and watersports, Gaerwen Farm Cottages are perfectly situated to offer plenty of choices.
This part of North Wales is proud of its language and heritage, and of the natural beauty of the landscape. From the rugged majesty of the Snowdonia National Park, to the relaxing pleasures of the miles of golden beaches, the Llyn Peninsula keeps on delivering the most memorable of holidays.
There are literally dozens of safe and sandy beaches within minute’s drive of the cottages.
There are a string of 13th and 14th centuary castles along the Gwynedd coastline. The Romans have also left their mark here, and more recently, Lloyd George’s boyhood village and museum is just down the road.
The largest slate mine in the world is at Blaenau Festiniog, cathedral sized caverns hewn out of solid rock in the bowels of the earth are just one of there attractions.
There are golf courses at Pwllheli, Criccieth, Porthmadog, Caernarfon, Nefyn and across the bay at Harlech all within a travelling distance of half an hour.
Llyn abounds with craft workshops, pottery, slate work, woollen mills, leather and candle work are all here.
GREAT LITTLE TRAINS OF WALES
Five of Wales’s famous narrow gauge railways are within a comfortable distance.