It is located right on the Dwyryd Estuary, just past Ynys village within the Snowdonia National Park and looking out directly towards the Italian inspired village of Portmeirion and Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa). You will immediately see why North Wales is known as the land of castles, mountains and Sea!
Whether you like water-sports, walking, hiking, exploring, stargazing or simply relaxing in front of stunning views, there is something for everyone…
Take advantage of the high tide on the estuary with a spot of fishing, or bring your own kayak or paddleboard for a day on the water. Information can be found about the tides on-site.
We are on the estuary so the water comes in twice a day, we have a notice board on site with all tide times.
The stunning sunsets and beautiful panoramic views around the site are a magical way to spend the evenings. With very little light-pollution in the area, it’s a stargazers dream when the stars come out.
Take a walk over to Ynys Giftan- A small unoccupied island that was gifted to Lord Harlech by Queen Ann.
Its a fabulous tidal walk across beautiful salt marsh and expansive tidal sands of the Dwyryd Estuary to reach this island that sits in the shadows of the mountains of Snowdonia. You can even paddle board or kayak out to the island on high tide. Please remember to check the tide times as we don’t want you getting stuck.
Harlech is a UNESCO World Heritage Site, boasting an immaculate sandy beach, a castle and a picturesque historic town with plenty of interesting shops, restaurants and pubs.
Which is run by the local community, offers a swimming pool and climbing walls.
Just a 10 minute drive away. This unusal little village in Gwynedd was designed and built by Sir Clough Williams-Ellis between 1925 and 1975 in the style of an Italian village, and has served as the location for numerous films and television shows.
For the train enthusiasts, or if you’d like to take a trip in to the past, the Ffestiniog Railway at Porthmadog is a 15 minute drive away. It’s the oldest independent railway in the world, stretching for 40 miles through the glorious Snowdonia National Park.
Harbour town situated on the Glaslyn Estuary, rich in maritime history and with a number craft shops and restaurants. Located on the outskirts of Porthmadog, the beach at Blackrock Sands stretches for miles.
Fancy a spot of hiking and climbing? The magnificent Yr Wyddfa is a 50 minute drive from the site and is the highest mountain in Wales, with breath-taking views all the way to the top. There are a number of different routes for different levels of ability.
Tour the 9 caverns of Llanfair Slate Mines. At over 100 years old, these very important slate mines are situated a mile south of Harlech.
Offers an adrenalin rush for the thrill seekers with the world’s fastest zip line and underground mine full of net adventures that you can jump, bounce and slide your way through.
The world’s first artificial wave lagoon ready for surfing in the heart of north Wales. As well as surfing there are a number of other attractions including climbing walls, indoor assault course, soft play, bike track etc.
There is also a restaurant and spa, definitely worth a visit.