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Porth y Swnt

Henfaes, Aberdaron LL53 8BE, Wales
+44 1758 760469
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An asset to an Aberdaron day out

We're National Trust members so for us it was free. At a couple of quid it is priced fairly as the... read more

Reviewed October 27, 2017
culturevulture80
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Gloucestershire, United Kingdom
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Aberdaron area tour with Llion Williams and minibus driver Pat.

Great day or afternoon, Llion as guide and Pat as driver took us to Uwchmynydd and about ,stopping... read more

Reviewed September 4, 2017
Annwen J
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Reviewed October 27, 2017 via mobile

We're National Trust members so for us it was free. At a couple of quid it is priced fairly as the place is small. However the audio tour adds to the enjoyment. The overall aim of the place seems to be to give you an...More

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Reviewed September 4, 2017

Great day or afternoon, Llion as guide and Pat as driver took us to Uwchmynydd and about ,stopping at interesting places and felin ucha, Rhosirwaun and Anelog etc etc.So knowledgeable and intersting.Made us forget abour dodgy clouds.Great day with Llion Williams, totally bilingual, lets keep...More

1  Thank Annwen J
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Reviewed August 22, 2017

This was not here in Aberdaron when we were last here. It is an interesting National Trust site- informative and arty. Lots of art to see and with handset it is possible to choose how much detailed information and poetry you would like to hear....More

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Reviewed August 22, 2017 via mobile

If you are into arty nonsense and poetry then this is for you otherwise I cannot recommend it at all! I went in to explore ( I hoped ) the history , geology, archaeology and people of Lleyn peninsular but came out none the wiser...More

7  Thank Marvin881
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Reviewed July 21, 2017

The exhibits are numbered by very small pebbles, barely visible unless you've been told about them beforehand. The whole array seems disjointed and with a poor sense of flow. The most bewildering area is the pile of pebbles at the end with random words on...More

5  Thank Richard O
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Reviewed June 19, 2017

The museum is a little too artsy for my liking, but the Fresnel Lens is quite unique as it has the 5 bulls-eye lens from Bardsley Island Lighthouse. Parking is free if you are a member of the National Trust. This is handy if you...More

Thank Yrneh1
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Reviewed June 11, 2017 via mobile

Very good displays of art and poetry and some history of Llŷn and Bardsey Island. A huge optic from a lighthouse which was very impressive. If I had started my day here I would have gone for lots of walks to check out the area...More

Thank Mintyburble
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Reviewed June 7, 2017

This is a small modern visitor centre and we didn't really know what to expect but we really enjoyed our visit with our toddler. They provided a torch and bag for her to carry along with an activity sheet. The artwork was interesting and mostly...More

Thank chrisonthewirral
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Reviewed May 20, 2017

We recently holidayed in North Wales, and stayed in Aberdaron... in the National Trust apartments right next door to Porth Y Swnt. We thought it was a shop, until popping inside and realising its a lovely collection of art, installations and sculptures based on the...More

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Reviewed May 12, 2017

My Wife and i have been Trust Members for decades but were very disappointed with this newish centre. We found that it did not add to our understanding of the area at all and was a disjointed series of rooms that failed to tell any...More

5  Thank silverfox1942
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