Aberdaron, The Beach c.1960
Photo ref: A269266
Made in Britain logo

More about this scene

Almost at the end of the Lleyn Peninsula, this small village opens out onto the beach and Cardigan Bay. Here the few visitors that could make their way here enjoy a lazy day on the beach. Aberdaron's 12th-century church of St Hywyn was ministered for many years by one of the great Welsh poets of the 20th century (or any century), R S Thomas.

A Selection of Memories from Aberdaron

For many years now, we've been inviting visitors to our website to add their own memories to share their experiences of life as it was, prompted by the photographs in our archive. Here are some from Aberdaron

Sparked a Memory for you?

If this has sparked a memory, why not share it here?

During the last war my father served in the Merchant Navy and saw Aberdaron from the sea, that was to be the beginning of many trips and a life-long love of the village. I started going to Aberdaron at about the age of six and have been going each year since then. My parents, now both sadly deceased, loved it as I do. I cannot imagine a year going by without a visit whether for a short or longer one. The village itself ...see more