Gwynedd - Llanbedr
Llanbedr is a village in the Ardudwy area of Gwynedd, Wales.
The village originally grew around the slate quarrying industry.
Attractions in Llanbedr include Neolithic standing stones; the
Stones of Llanbedr andBronze Age hut circles. The Morfa Dyffryn sand
dunes and Mochras (Shell Island) lie nearby. It also boasts two
public houses; Ty Mawr Hotel and The Victoria Inn.
A mile from the village is the hamlet of Pentre Gwynfryn whose
chapel, Capel Salem, was the subject of a painting by the artist
Sydney Curnow Vosper. The painting, entitled Salem, a showed member
of the congregation, Siān Owen, in traditional Welsh costume and
became famous throughout Britain in the mid 20th century.
Llanbedr has a airfield which, until 2004, was operated by the
Defence Evaluation and Research Agency (DERA), and QinetiQ as a
launch site for remotely piloted drone 'aircraft' for use as aerial
targets by the RAF and other UK forces. Opposite the airport is
one of two NACATC units (National Air Cadets Adventure Training
Centres) in the UK (the other being in the village of Windermere in
the English Lake District). The airfield was included in the
Snowdonia Enterprise Zone by the Welsh Government in January 2013.
Bryn Artro Country House
We would like to extend a warm welcome to all guests wishing to
spend all or part of their holiday with us in the quiet and
tranquility of Bryn Artro.
Built in a bygone of the 1800's as a gentlemans country residence,
Bryn Artro Country Boutique Guest House is a fine example of a
victorian accommodation, dating back to the days of the stagecoach
travelling over uneven roads from villages to towns, dropping off
weary travellers for a welcomed rest in comfortable surroundings.
We offer a warm welcome in a friendly and relaxed atmosphere,
coupled with a well stocked bar where private functions and
corporate events can be catered for.
A wide range of activities can be arranged (subject to availability
at time of booking) along with great walks in and out of the area
from the easy stroll through to the tough and challenging.
Tel: 01341 241 642 / 381
Gwynfryn Farm Bed & Breakfast offers accommodation in a lovingly
renovated, comfortably furnished seventeenth century stone
farmhouse; set amongst 20 acres of peaceful fields and woodland
gardens within the Snowdonia National Park.
guest lounge and dining room offer a comfortable retreat with a
television, DVD player, and basic Sky for your entertainment; A
small kitchenette is available offering Tea, Coffee, Fridge, Kettle,
Microwave and food preparation area.
Holiday Cottages all include a washing machine, electric cooker,
microwave, music system and a television with a basic sky package in
addition to full central heating. Most cottages have dishwashers,
DVD players and cots. Guests are able to bring their own Sky viewing
card to use in our equipment if they wish.
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