Beach Reflections

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Reflections on the beach at the popular resort village of Abersoch, on the Lleyn Peninsula in North Wales. Photo taken in February 2013.

Beach Hut Blues

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Looking at the less attractive section of the Beach huts at Abersoch, on the Lleyn Peninsula. Photo taken in February 2013.

No Trespassing

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Notice seen on a gate by the Golf Course at Abersoch. The italicised text has a distinctly ‘Star’ Trek feel to it….

Stone, Wood & Iron

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An old Stone Barn in the countryside outside Abersoch, with wooden doors and a gently rusting corrugated iron roof.

Life’s A Beach

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The rows of colourful Beach Huts in Abersoch are an integral part of the village’s charm.

Abersoch is a large village in the community of Llanengan in Gwynedd, Wales. It is a popular coastal seaside resort with approximately 1,000 inhabitants,on the east-facing south coast of the Llŷn Peninsula at the southern terminus of the A499. It is about 7 miles (11 km) south-west of Pwllheli and 27 miles (43 km) south-west of the county town of Caernarfon. The village takes its name from the river, Afon Soch, which reaches the sea in the village.

Originally a fishing port, Abersoch is now a tourist centre specialising in dinghy sailing and other watersports such as windsurfing and jet-skiing. Nearby Porth Neigwl or Hell’s Mouth, is also popular for surfing; it can hold large swells in the winter which can reach 1.5m however south westerly prevailing winds can affect quality.

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