A home for nature and wildlife

Llŷn has a unique micro climate, benefiting from the gulf stream, bringing warmer sea temperatures and weather. This makes it a perfect home for unusual habitats and fascinating wildlife.

Grey seal basking on a beach

Seal spotting delights on the Llŷn Peninsula 

Find the best places to spot seals in Llŷn, from the 5,000 grey seals to those adorable pups seen from September to December.

Seal in Porthdinllaen’s seagrass bed

Seagrass in Llŷn: a nationally scarce sea flower 

Porthdinllaen’s seagrass is one of the largest and the densest in North Wales with recent surveys estimating it to cover an area the size of 46 football pitches.

Dolphins in Llŷn Peninsula

Ultimate wildlife watching adventures in Llŷn  

Explore the Llŷn peninsula for a chance to observe some of Britain's most beautiful marine creatures in their natural habitat.

A Chough feeding near Lizard Point

Choughs: Llŷn's red-legged masters 

Experience the extreme end of the Llŷn peninsula and watch wonderful aerial displays. The distinctive coughs, the emblem of Llŷn, are one of the reasons why this special place is a Site of Specific Scientific interest.

Braich y Pwll, Uwchmynydd, Llyn Peninsula

Bird watching in Llŷn 

Looking for a birding adventure? Llŷn will reward you with a wide diversity of habitat and special scenery that is ideal for bird watching.

Spotted rock-rose seen in Llyn Peninsula July 2016

Discover rare heathland in Llŷn 

Explore coastal heathland in Llŷn, an important habitat that supports an array of rare plants and animals including the spotted rock rose and chough.

Cors Geirch, Llŷn Peninsula

Get closer to nature at Cors Geirch in Llŷn 

Get closer to nature at Cors Geirch. Explore a wetland of international importance, a site of special scientific interest and a special area of conservation.