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This wonderful beach is famous for its ‘whistling sands’ and glistening waters on the northern side of the Llŷn Peninsula.

Porthor, Aberdaron, Gwynedd, LL53 8LG

Rocks on Porthor beach in Gwynedd, North Wales

Important notice

Mae parcio cyfyngedig ym Mhorthor ar hyn o bryd oherwydd tir gwlyb. Peidiwch â pharcio ar y gwellt os gwelwch yn dda. | Due to surface water, there is limited parking at Porthor at the moment. Please avoid parking on the grass.

Planning your visit

Two people are walking two small dogs along Llanbedrog beach, a wide stretch of sand lined with colourful beach huts with tall, dark green trees directly behind them.

Visiting Llŷn Peninsula with your dog 

Here in Llŷn we’ve got a range of walks to please you and your four-legged companion, from the beautiful Porthdinllaen to the rugged coastline of Porthor.

A young child and her mother bending down to look at flowers in the Sunken Garden in May at Castle Ward, County Down, Northern Ireland


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