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In Gwynedd, Welsh is the majority language over English. Welsh is spoken by 71.2% of the population, with 94% of children aged 3-15 speaking it. However, most are bilingual.
Most local people are bilingual and can speak Welsh and English.
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Revision as of 10:03, 4 May 2010

Gwynedd is a county in North Wales.

Cities, towns and villages

Map of Gwynedd





Most of the county falls within two regions.

  • Lleyn - sometimes wrongly called 'the Lleyn Peninsula.'



Most local people are bilingual and can speak Welsh and English.

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  • Plas yn Rhiw - beautiful, though not large, National Trust property east of Aberdaron [2] [3]
  • Penrhyn Castle National Trust - a mock-Norman edifice of the 19th century. Can be considered well over the top in the desire to impress but the kitchen quarters and the walled garden are particularly to be recommended. [4]
  • The Spinnies [5] Tow splendidly situated bird hides administered by the North Wales Wildlife Trust. Birds frequently seen include little egrets and kingfishers. Near the coast immediately east of Penrhyn Castle estate.
  • Parc Glynllifon [6] Lord Newbrough's estate south of Caernarfon - the arboretum and a modern amphitheatre are particularly worth seeing.

See Snowdonia National Park and Lleyn for further suggestions.





  • Pale Hall, Palé Estate, Llandderfel, nr Bala, Gwynedd, Wales, LL23 7PS. UK, 01678 530285, [1]. Palé Hall is a privately owned luxurious Victorian Country House Hotel near Bala in North Wales, set amongst 16 acres of gardens on the edge of Snowdonia National Park. Palé is a delightful discovery for discerning visitors - a lovingly restored Victorian country manor set in refreshingly tranquil and beautiful surroundings.


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