In 1800, a 15 year-old girl called Mary Jones walked 26 miles from Llanfihangel-y-Pennant to Bala to buy a book.
This beach’s dramatic English name is based not just on its semicircular shape resembling a wide, open mouth. Its hellish dimension comes from a savage, south-westerly aspect that offers precious little shelter to sailors.
Llanengan, Gwynedd, LL53 7LG
Llandanwg, between Barmouth and Harlech, is famous for its church which stands just a stone’s throw from the sea. The beach is sheltered from strong winds, making it a perfect place for relaxation.
Llandanwg, Harlech, Gwynedd, LL46 2SD
See the weaving and water driven turbine. Weaving: Monday – Friday (except Bank Holidays): 10:00am - 1:00pm & 2:00pm - 5:00pm. Mid February – Mid December.