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Gorgeous beaches, exceptional views, and wildlife rich boat trips? You’ll find all this and more in our ultimate guide to visiting Abersoch.

The village is renowned for its superb waters, ideal for watersports and fishing, as well as its coastal walks, fresh seafood, and charming boutiques.

So, whether you fancy getting out on the waters or sitting back and soaking up the views with a glass of wine, Abersoch has it all.

Read on and discover our ultimate guide to visiting Abersoch…

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Where is Abersoch?


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You’ll find the idyllic village of Abersoch set along the stunning Llyn Peninsula.

It is no surprise that it is one of North Wales’s most popular tourist destinations, with views out towards Cardigan Bay and close proximity to the Snowdonia National Park.

How to Get to Abersoch


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You can easily reach Abersoch by car, train, and bus!

By car: If you’re travelling from the North of England, you will enter Wales via Chester following the A55/A487 until reaching the Llyn Peninsula.

From there you can join the A499/A497 until you reach Abersoch. If you’re travelling from the South or the Midlands, head to Birmingham where you can join onto the A458/A470/A487 until you reach the Llyn Peninsula. After that you can follow the A497 to Abersoch.

By train: The closest train station to Abersoch is in Pwllheli. From there it is a 15-minute drive to Abersoch, or you can get there via bus.

By bus: If you’re looking to catch a bus to Abersoch, you can hop aboard the 17 and 18 buses, both of which stop at the stations of Stryd Fawr and Lon Pont Morgan.

Things to Do in Abersoch

You’ll be spoilt for choice for things to do in Abersoch! Spend a day on the sheltered and sandy Abersoch beach where you can bathe or enjoy a dip in the sea.

Those feeling more adventurous can set sail with Abersoch Hydro, or paddleboard and catch waves with Abersoch Watersports. If you can’t get enough of days by the sea, browse our guide to the best beaches in Abersoch.

Fancy indulging in some retail therapy? There are a delightful of selection of independent shops where you can browse or pick up a souvenir!

Or perhaps you’re feeling like a much needed pamper? You’ll find all the rest and relaxation you could possibly want at The Warren Spa, which offers a varied treatment menu, including massages, facials, manicures, and pedicures.

If you’ve brought your clubs, be sure to check out the award-winning Abersoch Golf Club. Formerly referred to as a ‘jewel on the Welsh Riviera’, the course boasts 18 holes and fantastic views over the bay.

There is also a clubhouse where you can grab a bite to eat or drink, a shop, and a pro golf simulator for that extra bit of practice!

You can find more activities in our guide on things to do in Abersoch.

Places to Eat in Abersoch

Abersoch is home to a wonderful choice of bars, restaurants, cafes, and bistros, to suit all tastes and budgets! Some of our favourite spots to dine at in the village are:

The Potted Lobster – If a relaxed atmosphere and fresh seafood sound perfect to you, then look no further than The Potted Lobster. The menu features delicious dishes with ingredients locally sourced or freshly caught from harbours across the Llyn Peninsula. There’s even the option to enjoy your meal out on the terrace on warmer days!

Crust Pizzeria – Bringing the taste sensations of Italy to Abersoch is Crust Pizzeria. Offering a range of tasty homemade pizzas prepared with the freshest ingredients. Tuck-in to the Seafood Crust with an espresso martini as you rehash the days adventures, or get a Parma Crust to takeaway and eat on the beach. Absolute bliss!

Nwdl – If you loved The Cove, Abersoch, then you definitely don’t want to miss out on a visit to the team’s latest venture, Nwdl. Settled in the heart of the village, Nwdl offers the very best of Asian inspired dishes prepared with Welsh ingredients.

The Dining Room – A popular bistro serving delicious seasonal dishes, all prepared with local ingredients. There’s even an ‘afters’ section on The Dining Room’s menu which offers pistachio ice cream with poached rhubarb and tonka bean creme brulee!

Abersoch Events

Whatever time of year you decide to visit Abersoch, you’ll always find plenty to get involved with. From the annual three-day Glass Butter Beach Festival in August to the TORCHLIGHT 2.5km Beach Run. There is something for everyone!

If you’re looking for more things to add to our calendar, we’ve put together a handy list of events taking place across North Wales.

Abersoch Weather

Check out the seven-day weather forecast ahead of your Abersoch adventure. Don’t worry if the sun doesn’t make appearance every day during your stay, you’ll find plenty to see and do with our guide to things to do in North Wales when its raining.


Places to Stay in Abersoch

If you’re feeling inspired to visit Abersoch, we offer a superb range of Abersoch cottages sure to provide the perfect base during your coastal adventure.

Discover more of this beautiful region with our blog on 14 must-visit towns in North Wales or our favourite places to visit on the Llyn Peninsula for a getaway you won’t forget!

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