Sarn Meyllteyrn

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Sarn Meyllteyrn
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Penrhyn Arms
Sarn Meyllteyrn is located in Gwynedd
Sarn Meyllteyrn
Sarn Meyllteyrn
Sarn Meyllteyrn shown within Gwynedd
OS grid reference SH239324
Principal area
Ceremonial county
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
Welsh Assembly
List of places
52°51′36″N 4°36′58″W / 52.860°N 4.616°W / 52.860; -4.616Coordinates: 52°51′36″N 4°36′58″W / 52.860°N 4.616°W / 52.860; -4.616

Sarn Meyllteyrn is a village and former civil parish (Known at the time as Mellteyrn) located to the West of the Llŷn Peninsula (Welsh: Penrhyn Llŷn) in the Welsh county of Gwynedd. It lies 8.4 miles (13.5 km) west of Pwllheli and 24.3 miles (39.2 km) south west of Caernarfon. The village is often referred to simply as Sarn. The parish was abolished in 1934, and divided between the communities of Botwnnog and Tudweiliog.[1]



For elections to Gwynedd Council, the village forms part of the electoral division of Botwnnog, Dwyfor, electing one councillor. Gwenno Glyn of Llais Gwynedd was elected in 2012.[2]


The river Soch runs through the village on its way to Abersoch. The village lies in a small valley with Mynydd Rhiw to the South, Mynydd Cefnamlwch to the North and Carn Fadryn to the North-East.


Primary education is provided by Ysgol Pont y Gôf, in the nearby village of Botwnnog. The school is in the Ysgol Botwnnog catchment area and this is where the majority of pupils will go on to complete secondary education.[3]


Sarn Meyllteyrn lies on the B4413 between Llanbedrog and Aberdaron. Buses from Pwllheli to Aberdaron and Uwchmynydd serve the village and are operated by Nefyn Coaches and Arriva Buses Wales.[4][5] The nearest railway station is at Pwllheli.


  1. ^ A Vision of Britain Through Time : Mellteyrn Civil Parish Retrieved 13 January 2010
  2. ^ "Gwynedd Council election results for Botwnnog May 2012". Gwynedd Council. Retrieved 7 May 2012. 
  3. ^ "Gwynedd Council School Catchment Areeas" (PDF). Retrieved 9 September 2011. 
  4. ^ "Bus Services: Aberdaron to Pwllheli" (PDF). Gwynedd Council. Retrieved 24 June 2011. 
  5. ^ "Bus Services: Uwchmynydd to Pwllheli" (PDF). Gwynedd Council. Retrieved 24 June 2011.