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Visitor Centre:Porth y Swnt

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Visitor Centre, free entry

Porth y Swnt

Porth y Swnt


Come in and explore, learn, reflect and enjoy the natural environment.

This exciting interpretation centre showcases the special qualities which make the Llyn Peninsula so unique in terms of history, culture and environment.

Come in and explore, learn, reflect and enjoy the natural environment, and get ideas for activities, walks, attractions and things to do on the peninsula.

The centre is right at the heart of Aberdaron, so you can also immerse yourself in the joys of this beautiful fishing village.


Free entry

Henfaes car park is open. Porth y Swnt will reopen on 29 May for weekends. There is no need to book in advance, but you may need to queue outside before you can enter. Please follow Welsh Government Regulations.


LL53 8BE


Plan route to Porth y Swnt using Google mapsPlan route using Google maps

Map reference: SH 173264  Lat: 52.80477 Long: -4.71169

From the north: follow the A487 from Caernarfon. After 3.5 miles (5.6km) take second exit at roundabout to join A499. Continue 10 miles (16km) on A499. At roundabout, take second exit signposted B44177. At Nefyn, take second exit at roundabout to continue on B44177. At Pengroeslon turn right to join B4413. Continue 4 miles (6.4km) until you reach Aberdaron. Turn right before you cross the bridge in the village. Pass the centre on your right as you enter the car park. From the south: follow the A497 from Porthmadog through Criccieth to Pwllheli. At the roundabout in Pwllheli take first exit signposted A499. At Llanbedrog turn right onto Ffordd Pedrog / B4413. Continue on B4413 until you reach Aberdaron. Take the first left immediately after the bridge. The visitor centre is on your right as you enter the car park.

Parking: with charge

Accessible by Public Transport: 15 miles from Pwllheli station