Y Felinheli Area Guide

You will find Y Felinheli nestled amongst the Welsh mainland and on the edge of the Menai Strait in the county of Gwynedd. The village has become increasingly desirable in recent years making it a highly sought after location, and it's easy to see why with all it has to offer. From its spectacular sea and countryside views to its stunning harbour, Y Felinheli is a great place to call home. 

Living in Y Felinheli

If you’ve been thinking about moving to Y Felinheli, we’re not here to convince you otherwise! We know that moving to a new village can always seem a little daunting but were certain that all your living needs will be accommodated here. 

For those of you with a young family, there is one primary school (Ysgol Y Felinheli) which has around 200 pupils. It situated in an elevated position, so the school run will likely consist of a short uphill walk! But don’t worry, the views alone will make it worth it! However, if you are looking to pursue fitness, health and well-being, The Unit Performance Gym in Y Felinheli will be able to offer you exactly that. There is a local Londis convenience store on the main high street which offers all of your everyday essentials, such as grocery items, fresh produce and most importantly confectionery and alcohol. 

Everything you need is right on your doorstep and it is conveniently situated between Caernarfon & Bangor with easy access to the A55 making any work commute super easy. 

Activities in Y Felinheli

There are plenty of family activities in North Wales for you to get stuck into, and some of the best ones are located in Y Felinheli itself. Head over to Plas Menai, a national outdoor centre that offers the ultimate outdoor experience including different watersport activities. Just around the corner, you can find Greenwood Forest Park which will guarantee you a fun-filled, action-packed day out, and where you can discover the worlds only people-powered rollercoaster. Pretty impressive right? And of course, right in the heart of the village is Y Felinheli Marina which is perfect for those of you who see yourself as a bit of a mariner.  There are numerous scenic walking paths in Y Felinheli, from short strolls along the marina to a long trek around The Vaenol Woods Circular walk, plus more. 


Places to eat in Y Felinheli 

You won't be short of anywhere to eat or drink whilst here either. Sat on the Dinowric Marina, The Swellies is a waterside café that will offer you a rustic breakfast and lunch menu, along with one of the finest artisan coffees you will experience in the area. A must visit and perfect for anyone who would rather gaze at the waters rather than play in them.  For an evening meal, you will be well catered for in La Marina, a quality seafood and tapas restaurant with a Welsh twist. And why not go all out and arrange a luxurious pamper beforehand in the Beauty By Maryam’s Salon, also located on the picturesque marina. 

Garddfon Inn is a wonderful example of a traditional Welsh pub. Sitting right on the banks of the Menai Strait, this family-run business will welcome you with delicious food along with fine ales and wines. 
But for anyone who wants to keep it simplistic and absorb the beautiful welsh nature, grab a bag of chips from Chans Fish & Chip shop and set up on the seafront to enjoy the spectacular sunsets overlooking the Isle of Anglesey. 

Experience Y Felinheli for yourself and support the local businesses in the village. If we've missed one of your favourite businesses, let us know! Please Note: Covid restrictions may apply to some of the businesses mentioned.