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Sarn Meyllteyrn

Coordinates: 52°51′36″N 4°37′08″W / 52.86°N 4.619°W / 52.86; -4.619

Sarn Meyllteyrn

Penrhyn Arms
Gwynedd
OS grid reference SH2332
Community Botwnnog
Principal area Gwynedd
Ceremonial county Gwynedd
Country Wales
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town PWLLHELI
Postcode district LL53
Dialling code 01758
Police North Wales
Fire North Wales
Ambulance Welsh
EU Parliament Wales
UK Parliament Dwyfor Meirionnydd
Welsh Assembly Dwyfor Meirionnydd
List of places
UK
Wales
Gwynedd

Sarn Meyllteyrn is a village and former civil parish (Known at the time as Mellteyrn) located to the West of the Llŷn Peninsula (Welsh: Penrhyn Llŷn) in the Welsh county of Gwynedd. It lies 8.4 miles (13.5 km) west of Pwllheli and 24.3 miles (39.2 km) south west of Caernarfon. The village is often referred to simply as Sarn. The parish was abolished in 1934, and divided between the communities of Botwnnog and Tudweiliog.[1]

History

Governance

For elections to Gwynedd Council, the village forms part of the electoral division of Botwnnog, Dwyfor, electing one councillor. Gwenno Glyn of Llais Gwynedd was elected in 2012.[2]

Geography

The river Soch runs through the village on its way to Abersoch. The village lies in a small valley with Mynydd Rhiw to the South, Mynydd Cefnamlwch to the North and Carn Fadryn to the North-East.

Education

Primary education is provided by Ysgol Pont y Gôf, in the nearby village of Botwnnog. The school is in the Ysgol Botwnnog catchment area and this is where the majority of students will go on to complete Secondary education.[3]

Transport

Sarn Meyllteyrn lies on the B4413 between Llanbedrog and Aberdaron. Buses from Pwllheli to Aberdaron and Uwchmynydd serve the village and are operated by Nefyn Coaches and Arriva Buses Wales.[4][5] The nearest railway station is at Pwllheli.

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