A Nefyn holiday has a lot to offer all sorts of travellers. Located in the wonderful Welsh Lleyn Peninsula, the small seaside village of Nefyn is a haven away from the areas of mass tourism. A Nefyn holiday rental cottage will offer all the comforts of home as well as a perfect base from which to explore this hidden Welsh gem. A Nefyn holiday offers the chance to simply relax, indulge in a range of activities or explore great attractions.
The focus of a Nefyn holiday is to relax in a peaceful setting. However, there are a few activities available in the village should you be feeling energetic. The village has its own beautiful, sandy beach which is perfect for sunbathing, swimming or a whole range of watersports. Activities available here include fishing, sailing, windsurfing, jet skiing and water skiing. A 5 minute walk outside of the centre of the village will bring you to the Nefyn & District Golf Club, which has an amazing course situated on the cliffs.
The village also has its own museum that is situated in the old St. Mary's Church which is no longer used for worship. If you are feeling particularly fit, you can scale the 917 foot Garn Boudan that overlooks the village. This is an ancient Iron Age hill fort that has remains of stone huts and ramparts for intrepid visitors to see.
If you can bear to leave your comfortable Nefyn holiday rental cottage then it is worth taking a day trip to Bardsey Island. Located at the tip of the Lleyn Peninsula and about an hour's journey away from Nefyn, this island is known as "The Island of 20,000 Saints". The island has very strong religious links and it is thought that Saint Cadfan built a monastery here in the 6th century. Visitors can see the ruins of a 13th century church, a lighthouse and an abundance of wonderful wildlife here too.
Visitors on a Nefyn holiday can expect to enjoy pleasant summers and cold winters. The average daytime temperature during the summer months of July and August is 16°C. It can reach a high of 31°C on some days during the summer, making it an excellent location for a beach holiday. The coldest months of the year are January and February when the average daytime temperature is 7°C. The average annual rainfall for the area is 33 inches, with most of the precipitation falling between the months of October and February.
Travel to Nefyn, North Wales Travellers embarking on a Nefyn holiday will most likely land at Liverpool Airport (LPL) which is just under two and a half hours journey from the town. Airlines offering cheap flights to Liverpool include Flybe, Eastern Airways and Ryanair. Passengers can depart from various UK airports such as Aberdeen (ABZ), Gatwick (LGW), Southampton(SOU) and Belfast (BFS).