Lloyd George Museum

LOCATION

LLANYSTUMDWY, GWYNEDD

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Explore the life and times of David Lloyd George in this museum. Highgate, his boyhood home, is recreated as it would have been when he lived there between 1864 and 1880, along with his Uncle Lloyd's shoemaking workshop.

Lloyd George Museum
LLANYSTUMDWY, Criccieth, LL52 0SH
Phone : 01766 522071

Features

Facilities
  • Parking onsite
  • Parking nearby
Accessibility
  • Museum fully accessible, Highgate cottage & garden partly accessible as no wheelchair access to inside of cottage
  • Accessible toilets
Opening Times
  • Opening Times: Open Mon before Etr, daily 10.30-5; Apr-May, Mon-Fri 10.30-5 (open Sat in Jun); Jul-Sep, daily 10.30-5; Oct, Mon-Fri, 11-4. Open BHs; Other times by appointment, telephone for details

About The area

Discover Gwynedd

The county of Gwynedd is home to most of the Snowdonia National Park – including the wettest spot in Britain, an arête running up to Snowdon’s summit that receives an average annual rainfall of 4,473mm. With its mighty peaks, rivers and strong Welsh heritage (it has the highest proportion of Welsh-speakers in all of Wales), it’s always been an extremely popular place to visit and live. The busiest part is around Snowdon; around 750,000 people climb, walk or ride the train to the summit each year.

Also in Gwynedd is the Llyn Peninsula, a remote part of Wales sticking 30 miles out into the Irish Sea. At the base of the peninsula is Porthmadog, a small town linked to Snowdonia by two steam railways – the Welsh Highland Railway and the Ffestiniog Railway. Other popular places are Criccieth, with a castle on its headland overlooking the beach, Pwllheli, and Abersoch and the St Tudwal Islands. Elsewhere, the peninsula is all about wildlife, tranquillity, and ancient sacred sites. Tre’r Ceiri hill fort is an Iron Age settlement set beside the coastal mountain of Yr Eifl, while Bardsey Island, at the tip of the peninsula, was the site of a fifth-century Celtic monastery.

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