Tudweiliog

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Tudweiliog
'Welsh: Tudweiliog[1][2] [3]'
Eglwys St Cwyfan Tudweiliog - geograph.org.uk - 377548.jpg
St Cwyfan's Church
Tudweiliog is located in Gwynedd
Tudweiliog
Tudweiliog
 Tudweiliog shown within Gwynedd
Population 908 (2011)
OS grid reference SH2336
Community Tudweiliog
Principal area Gwynedd
Ceremonial county Gwynedd
Country Wales
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town PWLLHELI
Postcode district LL53
Dialling code 01758
Police North Wales
Fire North Wales
Ambulance Welsh
EU Parliament Wales
UK Parliament Caernarfon
Welsh Assembly Dwyfor Meirionnydd
List of places
UK
Wales
Gwynedd

Coordinates: 52°53′56″N 4°37′12″W / 52.899°N 4.62°W / 52.899; -4.62

Tudweiliog is a small, predominantly Welsh-speaking village and community on the northern coast of the Llŷn Peninsula in the Welsh county of Gwynedd. The population has risen from 801 in 2001 to 908 in 2011.

Agriculture is the main industry in Tudweiliog, with numerous farms both pastoral and arable.

Places to stay[edit]

Tourism also plays an important role in the village economy during the summer.

There are numerous campsites in and around Tudweiliog and a Caravan site.[4] There are also a handful of cottages rent and B&Bs available to stay at. The local public house[5] also provides a B&B service.

Amenities & attractions[edit]

The village has a post office (which also functions as a village store), village hall, public house (called 'The Lion Hotel'[6]), smithy, parish church, Nonconformist chapel and a primary school, which celebrated its centenary in 2007.

Gwesty'r Llew Lion Hotel

'The Lion Hotel' - The largest feature within Tudweiliog

The community has many attractions, including Coetan Arthur,[7] a (burial chamber) on Mynydd Cefnamwlch; Bronze Age remains at the summit of Carn Fadryn; the sandy beaches of Tywyn and Penllech; and the historically important ports of Porth Ysgaden and Porth Colmon at Llangwnnadl, and Porth Gwylan, which is managed by the National Trust.

The Burial Chamber at Cefnamwlch (Coetan Arthur)

Transport[edit]

A local bus service, (provided by Nefyn Coaches), provides a connection every one and two hours (7am, 8am and 9am for 1 hour buses, and every 2 hours from 9am onwards) between Tudweiliog and Pwllheli, the nearest market town, approximately 10 miles (16 km) away. The bus stops at other villages on the way, including Nefyn,[8] Dinas,[8] Trefor[8] and Pencaenewydd, depending on which bus is taken.

The B4417 goes through the village the road and joining side-roads gives access to nearby villages such as Morfa Nefyn and Nefyn only a 7 and 10 minutes drive away.

The B4413 also provides a connection to Botwnnog which houses the nearest high school ('Ysgol Botwnnog') amongst other amenities. The B4413 also links up to the A499 which provides the connection to the nearest town, Pwllheli where the nearest railway station is situated, along with many other larger stores such as an Iceland (supermarket), which help to provide the locals with more than their local store can provide. Botwnnog is approximately 11 minutes away, whilst Pwllheli is 20 minutes away when taking the route via the A497, as it is closer to 30 when taking the B-road through Botwnnog.

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External links[edit]

Media related to Tudweiliog at Wikimedia Commons