Historical Art Centre at Plas Glyn-y-Weddw
Historical Art Centre at Plas Glyn-y-Weddw

Historical Art Centre at Plas Glyn-y-Weddw

Head down to Llanbedrog in the stunning Llyn Peninsula to see one of Wales’ oldest and most picturesque art venues at Plas Glyn-Y-Weddw Arts Centre. In grade II gothic Victorian mansion, the art centre houses some of the best contemporary art Wales has to offer, a fascinating programme of exhibitions, places to relax and many other activities throughout the year.

What can I do indoors in North Wales?

Admire stunning contemporary Welsh art and relax at one of Wales' oldest galleries in this lovely part of North Wales, one hour from Bangor.

As well as being home to a fantastic collection of Welsh art, it’s the perfect venue to enjoy theatre performances, concerts lectures among others. Choose from a menu of delicious, locally sourced food, or sit and sip at some tea at their cafe that offers spectacular views of Snowdonia and Cardigan Bay. You can learn how their collection of striking artwork was produced in one of their residential art classes or workshops open to everyone. If you want to support the local economy, then head to one of their craft fairs hosted throughout the year or their shop at the bottom of the hill where you can buy a range of locally-produced arts and crafts as well as tasty snacks. The art centre makes for a great addition to your stack on any trip to Wales.

  • The programme of exhibitions and other events can be viewed on their calendar on the website linked below.
  • Gallery 10 am – 5 pm daily.
  • Cafe 10am – 4.30pm daily.
  • Gallery and Cafe are closed on Tuesdays.

Things to do near Gwynedd

Llanbedrog Beach in North Wales

It can be easy to forget that the UK has so many places of natural wonder – Llanbedrog in Lyn Peninsula, on the outskirts of Snowdonia, even served as inspiration for JRR Tolkien’s Lord of the ...

Plas yn Rhiw Manor House in Llyn Peninsula

Head down to one of North Wales’ hidden gems, Plas yn Rhiw, for a relaxing day out with family or friends. A stunning 17th century manor house surrounded by beautiful ornamental gardens with spectacular views of ...

Learn Welsh at Nant Gwrtheyrn!

Have you ever wanted to learn Welsh? Or do you want to find out more about Welsh heritage and culture? Well, we’ve got the perfect activity to add to your stack. Visit Nant Gwrtheyrn in Gwynedd ...

Aquapark in Snowdonia

Glasfryn Parc in Snowdonia offers a wide range of activities – one of the most popular is their aqua park. Jump off The Blob – a 4-metre tower with an airbag at the bottom, and catapult ...

Go Karting in Gwynedd

Ready steady go! Start those engines as you get ready to race your heart out! At Glasfryn Parc you can experience the thrill of outdoor karting on their race circuit. Glasfryn Parc has go-karting experiences for everyone ...

Visit Felin Uchaf in Gwynedd

Go and pay a visit to Felin Uchaf and take a look at the incredible work being done by the local community in this lovely area of Gwynedd. Reconnect with nature in the charming, hand-crafted roundhouse ...

Creative Writing Retreat in Cricieth

Attention all inspiring writers this one is for you? Down at the Tŷ Newydd Writing Centre, they offer an abundance of writing activities for all abilities from taster sessions, writing courses, and get away holidays for ...

Enchanting Portmeirion Village in North Wales

Get ready for a taste of Italy without having to leave the UK! Portmeirion Village is truly a one-of-a-kind destination. Situated in the idyllic Penrhyndeudraeth area on the estuary of the River Dwyryd, this iconic tourist ...

Caernarfon Castle in Gwynedd

If you want to see some of Britain’s most fascinating history, then Wales is the place to do it – head down to Caernarfon in North Wales to see this mighty castle that has been recognised ...

The Beacon Climbing Centre in North Wales

Head on down to the Beacon Climbing Centre in Caernarfon for the perfect day out, no matter the weather! The Beacon Climbing Centre is the largest indoor climbing centre in North Wales. There are hundreds of ...

Candle Making in North Wales

Are you looking for a fun date idea? Or maybe somewhere to visit and get creative with your family and friends? The candle making experiences at The Candle Alchemist will scratch that creative itch and provide ...

Visit Anglesey Sea Zoo

The UK is home to some of the best aquariums worldwide, offering views of sea life from all over the world. But have you ever wanted to go local and see what the oceans closer to ...