All aboard for a cool coastal adventure

A group of people in the water paddle boarding at Porthdinllaen, Llyn Peninsula

This summer holidays we’re offering stand up paddle boarding sessions at Porthdinllaen through a National Trust Wales partnership with outdoor activity providers, Llŷn Adventures.

It’s a great opportunity to experience this beautiful location in a new and different way. The fun sessions will provide an opportunity to get out into the waters and paddle across part of the largest seagrass beds in North Wales, covering an area of 46 football pitches.

Learn about this fascinating habitat and the rich history of this bay, which was once a bustling port. You might even spot a seal which are common in these waters.

All you need

Two-hour sessions run on Tuesdays and Saturdays at 10am, 12.30pm and 2.45pm until the end of August. A qualified paddle boarding coach will provide all the equipment including a Red Paddle Co boards which are great for beginners as well as the more experienced:

  • Cost £25 per session. You can simply drop in but to book a place in advance contact Porth y Swnt visitor centre, Llŷn Adventures.
  • Bring swim wear, old trainers and a towel.
  • Minimum age is eight and children under 11 should be accompanied by an adult.
  • Swimming ability is useful but not vital.
The beautiful beach at Porthdinllaen where you can try paddle boarding
Paddle boards lined up on a beach at Porthdinllaen
The beautiful beach at Porthdinllaen where you can try paddle boarding

Llŷn Adventures also offer a host of other activities like surfing, coasteering and rock climbing. These activities take place at various other locations around the Llŷn Peninsula. 

Through this adventurous partnership, the National Trust and Llŷn Adventures are also offering kayaking sessions at Aberdaron. These run every Wednesday, Friday and Sunday through the summer holidays and on Saturdays in September. You can find out more about kayaking at Aberdaron at

Find out more about the work of National Trust Wales on the Llyn Peninsula at and