St Hywyn's Church, Aberdaron

Information for Visitors

St Hywyn's Church is pleased to welcome pilgrims and visitors from all over the world.
Since medieval times, pilgrims have come to St Hywyn's on their way to Bardsey Island, Ynys Enlli, Isle of 20,000 Saints.
Follow in their footsteps and visit one of the most beautiful places in Wales.


There is a good coach/car park in the middle of the village.
There are two public toilets. One is at the side entrance of the Ty Newydd Hotel, at the top
of the slipway to the beach and opposite the gate into the churchyard. You can find the other
by walking through the gap to the right of the Eleri Stores and turning right along the wall,
and then right again to a new white building: the toilets are at the back.
There are 2 Hotels and 2 Cafés in the village where food can be ordered in advance.
There are Exhibitions in the Church.
There is a Church Shop selling prayer cards, books, gifts & souvenirs.
The beach is adjacent to the Church and there are good walks and public footpaths in the area.
Please keep to the footpaths, close all gates and respect the local environment.
Day visits can be arranged go to Bardsey Island

More information about Aberdaron can be found on the Aberdaron & District Tourist Link Web Site.