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September 1, 2016
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Croeso – Welcome to Bryn Eisteddfod


Bed and breakfast accommodation in Clynnogfawr, at the gateway to the Llŷn Peninsula and Snowdonia. The perfect base to explore and relax. Located on the Wales Coast Path, 700m from the sea, with stunning sunsets.

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December 12, 2015
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In order that we can make your stay the best possible, get in touch if you need any information about us or the area in general. We try our best to get back to guests as soon as we can.

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January 6, 2016
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Christmas Menu


A 5 course feast – £22.50

We’re confident that we have a delicious menu that will intice you to come and celebrate Christmas with us this year, be that an afternoon or evening meal.

We can accommodate up to 4o diners and welcome groups, couples as well as individuals.

Click below for a printable PDF copy of our menu:

Christmas Menu – £22.50

To secure a date for your lunch we kindly ask for a £5 deposit and confirmation of your choice of food and the number of diners in your party. At the end of your meal we will give you one large bill for the remaining amount.

Please get in touch if you require any further information about what we have to offer.

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December 12, 2015
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About Us


We’re a husband and wife team, with two small children. We live here at Bryn Eisteddfod and in opening our doors to guests our aim is to offer informal, good quality accommodation at a reasonable price in outstanding surroundings, and make your stay or visit with us a memorable one.

We’re blessed with lovely sea views from our bar/conservatory, bedrooms and gardens and  the property is ideally located as a base for exploring the stunning mountain countryside of Snowdonia and the beaches and villages of the Llŷn peninsula.

We are both locals who have lived year all our lives and know the area inside out. We’re here to help you should you need any information or guidance.

Give us a call or simply book online with us here and now!

A bit of history

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Bryn Eisteddfod around 1918-1920

Bryn Eisteddfod was built in 1890 by a preacher, inventor and poet called Howell Roberts but known coloqually as Hywel Tudur. He came to the village to live to be close to his bardic hero, Eben Fardd. The original conveyancing document from January 1st, 1890 outlining the details of the purchase of the land the proposed building specification is still proudly displayed on our lounge wall in our reception area.

In keeping with Welsh poetic traditions Hywel named the property ‘Bryn Eisteddfod’ literary translated as ‘the hill of the eisteddfod’. An ‘eisteddfod’ is a cultural festival that encompasses poetry, prose, dance, art, music, theatre and much more. At one time, many centuries ago, it is believed that such a festival was held here, where the property now stands.

There are over 130 local eisteddfod held in Wales each year. They all culminate with the National Eisteddfod held at a different location in Wales every August. It attracts competitors, young and old, from far and wide, has over 250 tradestands and has an attendance that reaches around 300,000 for the week. Highlights of the National Eisteddfod are broadcast on Welsh tv and radio morning, noon and night.

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The Chairing Ceremony at a recent National Eisteddfod.

The highlight of the festival is the chairing of the bard, a tradition that dates back to 1176. A poetic competition is set 9 months previously and the winner is announced in a ceremony held at the National Eisteddfod in the company of the Gorsedd of the Bards. It includes presenting the winning bard with a chair and elevating him or her to the position and title of Chief Bard, considered one of poetry’s highest accolades.

As it happens, your host at Bryn Eisteddfod, Mei is a Chief Bard and won the National Eisteddfod Chair in 1993. The large oak chair is displayed in our reception lounge along with a few other pieces of eisteddfod memorabilia.



• For more information about the ‘eisteddfod’ tradition, click here (opens Visit Wales’ webpage).
• More about Hywel Tudur here. (opens new page).

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December 9, 2015
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gwlau2We offer comfortable rooms being, twin, double and triple rooms.

Four of our rooms have great sea views with the others facing the countryside. There’s a flat screen, FreeView TV and tea and coffee making facilities in each room.

A hearty continental breakfast of freshly baked croissants, Campera Berlys freshly baked bread, cereals, yogurts, sliced ham, cheese slices, fresh fruit, tinned grapefruit, tea including speciality teas and filter coffee is included in the price of your stay. We also cater for a variety of dietary requirements.

Screen shot 2019-09-09 at 13.31.02You also have the option to help yourself to the continental breakfast and also a full cooked breakfast (which we request that you pre-order the night before) at an additional cost of £10 per person. The cooked breakfast includes the following which comprises of many local Welsh products:

Local hand-linked sausages, Foel Isaf free range eggs, poached, scrambled or fried, Thick-cut Dewis Môn Anglesey Cured bacon, Black Pudding, Hash Brown, Mushrooms in Welsh Salted Butter, Grilled Tomato, Toast.


Evening meals
We do not serve evening meals since we don’t have a restaurant. However the towns of Caernarfon and Pwllheli offer a great choice. The Black Boy at Caernarfon and the Whitehall at Pwllheli are our best recommendations. Other places to eat can be found here: Good To Know

Ample Free Car Parking
Free WiFi
Fully Licensed
Secure bike storage
Luggage transfer
Card payments accepted
Train Station Pick-up
Guide dogs accepted Guide dogs accepted
Apple Pay
Clothes drying service
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