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BRAMBLE OFFERS A warm welcome for your furry friend

At Ysgubor Degwm, we understand that four-legged members of your family need a holiday too! We are a dog-friendly holiday let with lots of local attractions, beaches and eateries all dog friendly. Our large gardens and outdoor spaces provide plenty of opportunities for your pup to explore and enjoy.


We provide bowls, dog towels and blankets to make your stay comfortable as possible.


To ensure the comfort for all our guests and the safety of our four legged friends we have a few dog rules  we ask owners to follow.


On the Llyn Peninsula we have lots of dog friendly beaches for your to explore.


We have lots of local eateries, cafe's, pubs and resturants that welcome dogs here in North Wales. 

Days OUt

If you fancy a day out we have compiled a list of local attractions that welcome well behaved dogs.

Dog Rules
Dog Friendly Self Catering Holiday Let in North Wales


  • No dogs on the beds or furniture

  • Dogs must sleep downstairs

  • All dog waste must be picked up, bagged and placed in the outside bins. 

  • Please dry off dogs with a towel (dog towels provided) to remove water and sand before they relax on the rugs and carpets!

  • Dogs must be under control when near the cattle in our neighbouring fields

  • A dog must not enter the pool enclosure or pool under any circumstance. If you stay with dogs, please ensure the pool door is always closed for their safety.

  • Dogs must be on leads and under close control if you walk in the meadow. Please do not arrow dogs near the bee hives.

  • Dog bowls of water and food must be placed in the kitchen, entrance or utility, not on the carpet or sitting room floor.

Dog Beaches
Bramble the spaniel on the beach at Aberach on th eLLyn Peninsula


We have several stunning dog-friendly beaches here on the Llyn Peninsula. Here is our brief guide to our local beaches where you can enjoy the sand and waves.


  1. ABERERCH BEACH & AFON WEN: Mix of sand and shingle, and the quiet, rural beach curves around a bay and slopes gently into the water. The Afon Wen (River Wen) and the Afon Dwyfor enter the sea in the bay. 

  2. PWLLHELI SOUTH BEACH: A shingle beach stretching from Gimblet Rock along the promenade and towards Llanbedrog.PWLLHELI GLAN-Y-MOR: Located at the back of the marina, starting off a little muddy around the harbour but soon becoming sandy and running for three miles all the way to the Penychain headland. Dogs are not allowed on a small section of the beach in front of the promenade from 1st April to 30th September. The rest of the beach is dog-friendly all year.

  3. LLANBEDROG BEACH: A National trust beach with a large car park also has a range of amenities that make it easy to use. A dog-friendly beach cafe as well as disabled access and toilets. One of the signature features of Llanbedrog is its colourful seaside beach huts dotted along the coastline.

  4. ABERSOCH BEACH: This is a beautiful sandy beach with colourful beach huts. There is a dog ban on the northern part of the beach from the jetty by the car park to the river mouth. This is in force between 1st April and 30th September; the rest of the beach is dog friendly all year.

  5. CRICCIETH BEACH: There is a seasonal dog ban on most of the beaches in Criccieth between 1st April and 30th September. However, there is a long stretch of dog-friendly beach at the eastern end of the beach, beyond the car park and Dylans (also Dog Friendly!).

  6. WHISTLING SANDS: For our winter guests, Wishisting Sands beach is spectacular. Dog not allowed on this beach in the summer months between 1st April & 30th September.


For more information on the many beautiful beaches local to us here at Ysgubor Degwm check out our guide here.

Dog Eateries

Dog Friendly Eateries

We have several dog-friendly eateries here on the Llyn Peninsula. Here is our brief guide to our local businesses where you can enjoy drinks or a bite to eat together.


  1. MADRYN ARMS: Our local pub is located in Chwilog and is open for food and drink seven days a week. ​

  2. DYLANS (CRICCIETH): Dylands in Criccieth is a local institution. 

  3. LLANBEDROG BEACH CAFE:  A dog-friendly beach cafe with disabled access and toilets. One of the signature features of Llanbedrog is its colourful seaside beach huts dotted along the coastline.

  4. PLASHELI: The restaurant at the Marina in Pwllheli is dog friendly on the balcony.

  5. PRINCE OF WALES: Traditional pub with good pub food and regular live music in Criccieth.

  6. TIR A MOR: Good varied menu in Criccieth

  7. PENLAN FAWR INN: Traditional pub in Pwllheli with a dog-friendly beer garden.

  8. THE VAYNOL: Traditional pub in Abersoch

  9.  ST TUDWALS INN: Traditional pub in Abersoch

  10. APRES SEA CAFE: A very dog-friendly cafe in Abersoch

  11. THE POTTED LOBSTER: Fish restaurant in Abersoch



Dog Day Out
Ffestiniog Railway offer dog friendly trips


  1. TY COCH INN: A great walk along the beach at Morfa Nefyn to the Ty Coch (Red House), a beautiful pub on the beach. 

  2. PARC GLYNLLIFON: Grade I listed gardens in the former grounds of Plas Glynllifon; the follies make an enjoyable and easy walk through the woodlands with plenty of interest along the way. A dog-friendly cafe and maze are also at the entrance.

  3. PENRHYN CASTLE AND GARDEN: Fantasy castle with industrial and colonial foundations in Bangor. Dogs are welcome in the gardens and grounds.

  4. FFESTINIOG & WELSH HIGHLAND RAILWAYS: Take a steam train from Porthmadog, Blaenau Ffestiniog, Beddgelert or Caernarfon and enjoy the Woodlands and views of Snowdonia National Park at a steady pace.

  5. NANT GWRTHEYRN: A gem on the north coast of the Llyn Peninsula. Now the Welsh Language Center, this valley has a fascinating past as a mining village. Visit the heritage centre and quarryman's cottage, take in the views or walk down to a stunning beach. A very good cafe that only allows dogs on the outside tables. 

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