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Churton House
Churton Street
South Beach
Gwynedd, North Wales
LL53 5AD
Use UK Street Map
Location Map
M54 to A5
A5 around Shrewsbury
A5 passing Llangollen
A5 to Corwen, then A 494 to Bala
From Bala through Snowdonia National Park
A4212 to Trawfynydd to A470 and then A487
A487 to Porthmadog
A497 along Tremadog Bay to Pwllheli
Pwllheli town, go towards South Beach
Churton Street

North Wales by the Sea

how to get there

by car:

From West London, take the M1 North and exit 19, which joins M6.

Exit 10A to join M54.

Take M54 past Telford, which becomes A5.

Continue on A5 to Shrewsbury.

Continue on A5 passing Llangollen, North Wales

then Corwen.

Just after Corwen, take A494 to Bala.

Take A4212 to Trawsfynydd and go north on A470

At Gelilydan, take A487 to Porthmadog.

Then take A497 to Pwllheli.

From town square, drive towards the sea to Churton Street, which is parallel to south beach and promenade. Churton House is opposite Victoria Hotel and the post office. It's an unpainted four storey house at a corner.

by train:

From Manchester or London, you can take the shorter train ride to Bangor -where you can take a local bus from the train station to Caernafon and then another bus to Pwllheli. The longerbut less expensive train ride requires that you change two or three times, but it takes you to Pwllheli station itself. Consult thetrainline for train times and fares. For those under 25, you can get a young person's railcard, valid for one year, for £18 which entitles you to a third-discount. Sample fares in August 2001 are £ 56.20 London-Bangor-London without a railcard, but STG 37.10 with a railcard. London-Pwllheli-London is £ 30.30 with card and £ 45.70 without. There are other types of discount cards you can purchase, such as senior citizen's railcard and family railcard.

map of Bangor to A487 south

A487 or A499 to Pwllheli

by coach:

The National Express operates a coach from London or other major cities. It takes the entire day to travel from London Victoria station to Pwllheli. Consult the web site for times and fares. For under 25's, you can purchase a £9.00 coach card valid for one year which entitles you to discounted tickets. For example, in August 2001, a London-Pwllheli-London coach ticket would cost you £32.50 return but only £26.00 with the coach card. A single ticket without the card is £23.00.