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Y FelinheliUnited Kingdom

Visit this pretty coastal village where the houses rise up the hillside, overlooking dozens of boats in the harbor.

Find Y Felinheli nestled on a stretch of water between the Isle of Anglesey and the Welsh mainland. Enjoy walks through the rugged Welsh countryside and along the coastline. Relax in the marina or head out into the waves for a range of marine activities.

Set out from the village on one of the many walks in the area. Stroll along the shores of the Menai Strait or head across the fields towards Bethel. Follow the public footpath around the village or walk the narrow streets to the center of the village. This still feels rural, with sweeping views across the surrounding countryside.

Go down to the beautiful Y Felinheli Harbour and gaze out across the ocean. Pull on a wetsuit and try kayaking, windsurfing or paddleboarding. Book a course and learn how to handle a range of boats, from dinghies to sail and powerboats. Stay on land to enjoy the marina itself and get some food and drink in one of the local cafés or pubs.

Bring your children to GreenWood Forest Park for a fun family day out. Ride the world’s only people-powered roller coaster and try the longest sled run in North Wales. Paddle your way through the Jungle Boat Adventure, climb through the Treetop Towers and play on the giant bouncy pillow. Watch children’s entertainment at the Forest Theatre. Visit the aviary and the petting zoo to spot the resident peacocks.

Y Felinheli is a 15-minute drive from Bangor, which has good train and bus links. You’ll have options to stay in a hotel or inn. The area has a large number of vacation rentals. The village is a 10-minute drive from Caernarfon, which also has a range of accommodations available.

Top hotels in Y Felinheli

Estimated price for 1 night / 2 adults
Hotel Port Dinorwic
Hotel Port Dinorwic
3.5 out of 5
Ffordd Siabod, Dinorwic Marina, Y Felinheli, Wales

Situated on the waterfront, this hotel is 1.1 mi (1.8 km) from GreenWood Forest Park and within 6 miles (10 km) of Bangor University and Anglesey Area of Outstanding ...

4/5Very Good! (81 reviews)
Great stay

"Very helpful and friendly staff, enjoyed my stay alot"…"

Reviewed on 27 Oct 2019

Hotel Port Dinorwic
The Lookout
The Lookout
3.5 out of 5
Flat 16, Llys Marina, Y Felinheli, Wales

Situated in Y Felinheli, this apartment building is 0.9 mi (1.4 km) from GreenWood Forest Park and within 6 miles (10 km) of Caernarfon Castle and Bangor University. ...

The Lookout
Crud yr Awel
Crud yr Awel
3.5 out of 5
7 Trem Y Foel, Y Felinheli, Wales

Situated in Y Felinheli, this cottage is 1.6 mi (2.6 km) from GreenWood Forest Park and within 6 miles (10 km) of Caernarfon Castle and Bangor University. St ...

Crud yr Awel

Popular places to visit in Y Felinheli

Mount Snowdon
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Mount Snowdon

4.5/5(303 reviews)

Mount Snowdon lies at the heart of the Snowdonia National Park, an area of unspoiled natural beauty in Central Wales. At 3,560 feet, it is the tallest mountain in Wales and the tallest in the UK outside the Scottish Highlands. The range of routes leading to the higher reaches of the mountain, however, makes it a firm favourite with families and you don’t have to be an expert climber or hiker to access some of the most stunning views in the UK.

Conwy Castle
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Conwy Castle

4.5/5(213 reviews)

Built by Edward I between 1283 and 1289 during his conquest of Wales, stunning Conwy Castle is among the finest surviving medieval fortifications in Britain.

Bangor University
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Bangor University

4/5(28 reviews)

Founded in 1884 and set in the heart of beautiful North Wales, Bangor University has been undergoing huge investment, which has helped make it a highly desirable place to study.

Caernarfon Castle
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Caernarfon Castle

4.5/5(169 reviews)

Caernarfon Castle, located at the mouth of the River Seiont on the North Wales coast, is perhaps the most architecturally impressive and imposing of all the castles in Wales.

Beaumaris Castle
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Beaumaris Castle

4.5/5(126 reviews)

Beaumaris Castle is one of Wales' six UNESCO World Heritage Sites, despite never having been finished. The 700-year-old fortifications here were highly advanced for their time and still look formidable today, even when dwarfed by the mountainous backdrop of Snowdonia National Park.

Great Orme Country Park
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Great Orme Country Park

4.5/5(279 reviews)

A prominent limestone headland on the north coast of Wales, the Great Orme has mystified historians and archaeologists for centuries.

Top things to do in Y Felinheli

GreenWood Family Park
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GreenWood Family Park

£16
Per adult
Llandudno Hop-On Hop-Off Bus Tour
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Llandudno Hop-On Hop-Off Bus Tour

£13
Per adult
80% of travellers recommend
LIVERPOOL: North Wales Adventure Sightseeing - Day Trip Tour
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LIVERPOOL: North Wales Adventure Sightseeing - Day Trip Tour

£47
Per adult
MANCHESTER: North Wales Adventure Sightseeing Day Trip Tour
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MANCHESTER: North Wales Adventure Sightseeing Day Trip Tour

£47
Per adult
PORTMEIRION, CASTLES AND SNOWDONIA TOUR
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PORTMEIRION, CASTLES AND SNOWDONIA TOUR

£60
Per adult
SNOWDONIA AND THE 3 CASTLES TOUR
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SNOWDONIA AND THE 3 CASTLES TOUR

£60
Per adult

Reviews of Y Felinheli

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18 Jul 2019

There is a very good Bistro - The Garddfon Inn, only a short walk on the level from the Hotel, which has excellent meals at great prices (but you need to book a table in advance).

Cities near Y Felinheli

Bangor which includes heritage elements, a church or cathedral and street scenes

Bangor

Caernarfon Castle featuring château or palace and heritage elements

Caernarfon

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Llanddeiniolen