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Llanystumdwy is the village in which David Lloyd George spent his early years; in fact, you can visit his childhood home. If you do end up in Llanystumdwy, you should make sure to also find the time to pop into Tafarn y Plu.

Tafarn y Plu is a traditional family run inn, set in a Grade II listed building. The pub has been chosen as one of a hundred pubs to be listed in CAMRA’s Real Heritage Pubs of Wales publication. Originally known as The Feathers Inn, Tafarn y Plu has been serving up pints for more than 200 years.

It is in the perfect location for a quick pint or two after a long walk, found just 200 yards from the popular Wales Coastal Path. Take the dog for a pleasant stroll; afterwards, the two of you can relax here in the warmth.

The range of beers is fantastic – each being brewed in Wales. Real ales come from acclaimed microbreweries such as Great Orme and Cwrw Llyn, and even the ciders are Welsh, not to mention the Welsh whisky, gin and even vodka.

Oh, and they do food, too!

Image source: CC-by-SA 2.0 by Ian Parri


Tafarn Y Plu can be found just off the A497, between Porthmadog and Pwllheli. There is a public car park a minutes walk away. 

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