Pwllheli, Gwynedd
Photos, Maps, Books and Memories

Historic maps of Pwllheli and the local area, hand-drawn by Ordnance Survey cartographers and Samuel Lewis.

Troed Yr Allt

The memories of Troed Yr Allt make me smile. I have family connections with Pwllheli. One of my cousins was a teacher at Troed Yr Allt. She now lives there!

A memory of Pwllheli by Chas Kenny

Childhood Memories Of Pwllheli Holidays

My family used to go every Whit week to a guest house run by a Mrs Bradshaw at this end of the promenade, late 1950s - early 1960s. It was very special. Driving towards the seafront the road went steeply upwards until at last - a view of the sea, and that beautiful smell of seaweed, which takes me ...Read full memory

Picton Castle

I lived in Picton Castle,and as a thirteen year old, I delighted to throw plums off our tree down into the playground of Troed Y Allt school,and watch the scramble of the children take place! It was whilst we lived there that the entire walls were covered with stone pieces, and I would enjoy jumping off the scaffold onto a big heap of sand. Happy days indeed.

A memory of Pwllheli by Robert Jones