Rhydyclafdy

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Rhydyclafdy
Bwyty Twnti Restaurant Rhydyclafdy - geograph.org.uk - 365398.jpg
The Twnti restaurant in the village
Rhydyclafdy is located in Gwynedd
Rhydyclafdy
Rhydyclafdy
Rhydyclafdy shown within Gwynedd
Population469 (2001)
OS grid referenceSH327349
Community
Principal area
Ceremonial county
CountryWales
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Post townPWLLHELI
Postcode districtLL53
Dialling code01758
PoliceNorth Wales
FireNorth Wales
AmbulanceWelsh
EU ParliamentWales
UK Parliament
Welsh Assembly
List of places
UK
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Gwynedd
52°53′10″N 4°29′10″W / 52.886°N 4.486°W / 52.886; -4.486Coordinates: 52°53′10″N 4°29′10″W / 52.886°N 4.486°W / 52.886; -4.486

Rhydyclafdy (or Rhyd-y-clafdy) is a small village close to the southern coast of the Llŷn Peninsula in the Welsh county of Gwynedd. It lies 2.8 miles (4.58 km) to the west of Pwllheli and 19.65 miles (31.62 km) south west of Caernarfon. The village forms part of the community of Buan along with Boduan, and together they have a population of 469.[1]

Education[edit]

Primary education was provided by Ysgol Rhydyclafdy, located in the village. The school is in the Ysgol Glan y Môr catchment area, where the majority of students will go on to complete their secondary education. However the school closed down in 2008 and village children have to travel to Llanbedrog or Pentre Uchaf. This has had a marked effect on the village community as the school was always the centre of the village.

References[edit]

Notes
  1. ^ "Census 2001: Parish Headcounts: Gwynedd". Office for National Statistics. Archived from the original on 22 September 2010. Retrieved 13 December 2011.