Explore the area

Place to visit near Hafan y Môr

From the awesome Snowdonia mountains to grand castles like Harlech; sheltered coves to lively resorts like Prestatyn and Rhyl, this dramatic region weaves its magic. Easy to reach but not to leave. The beaches, skylines, castles, railways, lakes and lively resorts of North Wales are engraved in millions of childhood memories. Where else can you enjoy fantastic mountain scenery, a brilliant train ride, a panoramic picnic and a gorgeous sandy beach all in one day?

Lots to see and do

Our top picks

There are lots of fabulous places to visit, using Haven holiday parks as your base. From beautiful beaches and landscapes to places of interest like historical sites and nature trails, or attractions like theme parks and wildlife parks - there are choices to suit the whole family. Check out our top picks.
Criccieth Castle from afar

Places of interest

Criccieth Castle

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Perched on a headland looking out to sea, the commanding double gatehouse of this fortress was a sought after military castle.

Address:

Criccieth Castle,Castle Street, Criccieth, LL52 0DP

Open dates: 24 March - 4 November
Distance from park:
4.8 miles from Hafan Y Mor
6.4 miles from Greenacres
6.4 miles from Garreg Wen
6.4 miles from Cardigan View
9 drivers in a go-kart race

Attractions

Glasfryn Parc

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Experience a fun-packed family day out with karting, bowling, quad-biking, fishing, archery and a soft play area.

Address:

Glasfryn Activity Parc, Y Ffor, Pwllheli, Gwynedd, LL53 6PG

Open dates: All year round
Distance from park:
5 miles from Hafan Y Mor
14 miles from Greenacres
14 miles from Garreg Wen
14 miles from Cardigan View
Sunrise at Pwllheli Beach

Beaches

Pwllheli Beach

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Pwllheli beach is a vast expanse of sand with landscaped dune areas and exceptional views to Cardigan Bay. Great for swimming, fishing, and water sports, you may also spot harbour porpoises and bottlenose dolphins in the bay. Take a walk on the seafront promenade and child-friendly beach.

Address:

Pwllheli Beach, Pwllheli, LL53 5PG

Open dates: All year round
Distance from park:
15 miles from Greenacres
15 miles from Garreg Wen
15 miles from Cardigan View
5 miles from Hafan Y Mor
A picturesque view of Portmeirion

Places of interest

Portmeirion

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The beautiful unique village of Portmeirion is surrounded by sub-tropical woodland gardens.

Address:

Portmeirion, Gwynedd, LL48 6ER

Open dates: All year round
Distance from park:
13 miles from Hafan Y Mor
Snowdonia National Park

Places of interest

Snowdonia National Park

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Come and experience 823 sq miles of wonderful, untouched countryside. Enjoy an adventurous mountain walk or a leisurely stroll in this beautiful part of the country.

Address:

Snowdonia National Park Information Centre, Canolfan Hebog, Beddgelert, Gwynedd. LL55 4YD

Open dates: All year round
Distance from park:
10 miles from Cardigan View
10 miles from Greenacres
10 miles from Garreg Wen
16 miles from Hafan Y Mor
Father and daughter at Sygun Copper Mine

Attractions

Sygun Copper Mine

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A rare opportunity for those with a sense of adventure and curiosity to discover the wonders of a historic copper mine. Explore tunnels and even try gold-panning in the heart of Snowdonia National Park.

Address:

Sygun Copper Mine, Beddgelert, Snowdonia, Gwynedd, LL55 4NE

Open dates: All year round
Distance from park:
17 miles from Hafan Y Mor
3 people on zip lines at Zip World

Attractions

Zip World

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A unique range of very special adventures. Experience Europe's longest zip lines or our massive underground trampolines & high-rope cavern adventures.

Address:

Zip World, Llechwedd Slate Caverns, Blaenau Ffestiniog, LL41 3NB

Open dates: All year round
Distance from park:
15 miles from Cardigan View
15 miles from Garreg Wen, 
15 miles from Greenacres 
22 miles from Hafan Y Mor
Coastal view of the beach

Beaches

Llanbedrog Beach

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A sandy beach on the south coast of the Lleyn Peninsula. Kayaking, windsurfing and sailing are among the popular sports that take place here. A short walk up to the headland is rewarded with some spectacular views.

Address:

Llanbedrog Beach, Abersoch, Gwynedd, LL53 7TR

Open dates: All year round
Restrictions Dog restrictions apply
Distance from park:
20 miles from Cardigan View
19 miles from Garreg Wen
19 miles from Greenacres
8 miles from Hafan Y Mor
Caernarfon Castle © Joseph Echeverria (flickr)

Attractions

Caernarfon Castle

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Edward I wasn’t messing around when he built this polygonal 13th century castle on a former Roman fort. Part of the coastal World Heritage Site, the mighty Caernarfon remains one of the most visually arresting sights you’ll ever see. Exhibition rooms also feature at a landmark to stir the senses.

Address:
 
Caernarfon Castle, Castle Ditch, Caernarfon LL55 2AY
Open dates:
 
1 March - 30 June 2018
Distance from park:
22 miles from Hafan Y Mor
22 miles from Greenacres
22 miles from Garreg Wen
20 miles from Cardigan View