A Lleyn Peninsula holiday has a lot to offer in terms of opportunities to rest, indulge in some great activities and explore some wonderful attractions. A Lleyn Peninsula holiday rental house will offer all of the comforts of home with stunning views and acts as a great base from which to explore this wonderful area of Wales. A Lleyn Peninsula holiday will leave you feeling refreshed, exhausted and fulfilled all at the same time!
If you are particularly keen on indulging in outdoor pursuits, then a Lleyn Peninsula holiday is the ideal choice for you. The area offers a whole host of outdoor activities, many of which will involve getting your feet wet! A range of watersports are available including jet skiing, windsurfing, wakeboarding, diving and water skiing. There are plenty of wonderful, sandy beaches in the Lleyn Peninsula which are perfect for sunbathing, beach combing or swimming too. Other outdoor activities available for visitors include golf, tennis, football, mountain biking, walking, hiking, abseiling, fishing, archery and rock climbing. A Lleyn Peninsula holiday also allows those who love sketching, painting or photography to capture some wonderful scenes and wildlife.
If you can bear to tear yourself away from your wonderful Lleyn Peninsula holiday rental house, then there are plenty of places worth visiting in the area. One town that should definitely be on your list is Criccieth. Here visitors will find the remains of Criccieth Castle, originally built in the 13th century. The castle overlooks Tremadog Bay and is noted for its unusual gatehouse. This was built in a twin-tower style, something that is rarely found in Welsh castles. The town itself has many wonderful buildings to admire, many of them dating back to the 18th century.
Visitors on a Lleyn Peninsula holiday can expect to experience warm summers and cool winters, thanks to the area unique micro-climate. The summer months of July and August are generally the warmest, with the temperature reaching as high as 31°C during the day. The coldest month of the year is January when the average daytime temperature falls to 7°C. The average annual rainfall for the area is 36 inches, which is a lot less than the neighbouring area of Snowdonia! The wettest months of the year tend to be between October and February.
Travellers embarking on a Lleyn Peninsula holiday will likely land at Liverpool Airport (LPL) which is approximately 2 and a half hours away from the area. Air operators offering regular, affordable flights include Flybe, Ryanair and Eastern Airways. Passengers can depart from several UK airports including Belfast (BFS), Aberdeen (ABZ), Gatwick (LGW) and Southampton(SOU).