Abersoch, The Estuary 1894
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Photo of Abersoch, The Estuary 1894

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From a scattered fishing village based around two sandy bays on the southern coast of the Lleyn Peninsula, Abersoch has developed into a busy resort. There are superb views from the sands to Snowdon and Cadair Idris, and to the grassy St Tudwal's Islands just offshore. In this evocative view, fishing boats are drawn up on the slipway onto the estuary.

A Selection of Memories from Abersoch

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 Abersoch

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Fond memories of Summer 1970. I was sixteen, had just taken my ‘O’Levels in Bramhall, Cheshire, (back then Abersoch was known as Bramhall-by-Sea, perhaps it still is?). I had snared a Summer job as a lowly kitchen porter at The Vaynol Hotel . I already knew the village courtesy of annual family hols at The Warren – back then The Warren had old-world charm, narrow meandering sandy tracks leading to ...see more
My sister and I worked at the hotel as chambermaids and in the bar and kitchen we slept at the top of house in an attic room I wrote letters home to a boy who came to visit called Pip and we had so much fun we later worked at tarantella making milkshakes I was 19 we remember a boy called Rob We would love to visit the new hotel.
I am Ian Robinson and I worked at Land and Sea and then the Tarantella in 1965 with a guy called Rob Smedley the Tarantella was managed by a Mrs Olwyn Robinson and I think the owner was called Preston though I am not too sure of that. Does anyone know what happened to Rob Smedley I would very much like to know.
vaguely remember a few nights in the white house in 1968 ..any names pot luck..friend who worked in the warren....Janice...