Porthmadog Cottages

Nestled at the base of a majestic mountain, Porthmadog—heartwarmingly known as 'Port'—is rich with maritime history. Whether you're looking for a peaceful walk, an enriching cultural experience, a journey through rural landscapes by rail, or the simple joy of driving onto a beach, our Porthmadog cottages offer easy reach to many attractions in the area. Today, Port is not just a bustling shopping and tourist spot but also home to three significant railway lines. Among them are the renowned Ffestiniog and Welsh Highland narrow gauge railways that draw visitors eager to witness the stunning scenery these routes navigate. Beyond its mountainous charm lies effortless access to the serene beaches and bays of the Llyn Peninsula. At Black Rock Sands, there's no need for parking worries—you can conveniently drive your car right onto the dunes! The nearby villages like Borth y Gest and Tremadog each have their own unique beauty waiting to be discovered. And truly, no visit to Porthmadog is complete without experiencing Portmeirion—a picturesque Italianate coastal resort that feels like stepping into another world.

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Inspiration of things to see and do in our cottages in Porthmadog

This coastal town in North Wales is known for its beautiful scenery, historic attractions, and outdoor activities. Discover our collection of cottages in Gwynedd for a retreat from the ordinary.

Here are the top five things to see and do in our cottages in Porthmadog:

Ffestiniog Railway

Take a nostalgic journey on the Ffestiniog Railway, one of the oldest narrow-gauge railways in the world. Enjoy the picturesque ride through Snowdonia National Park, passing beautiful landscapes and quaint villages.

Portmeirion Village

Visit the nearby Portmeirion Village, a unique Italianate village created by Sir Clough Williams-Ellis. Wander through the colourful buildings, ornate gardens, and stunning architecture, which earned it fame as the setting for the TV series "The Prisoner."

Black Rock Sands

Spend a day at Black Rock Sands, a vast sandy beach just a short drive from Porthmadog. It's an excellent spot for picnicking, sunbathing, and beach games, and you can even drive your car onto the beach with a permit.

Criccieth Castle

Explore Criccieth Castle, a medieval fortress perched on a rocky outcrop overlooking the sea. The castle offers spectacular views of the coastline and the surrounding countryside.

Glaslyn Osprey Project

Birdwatching enthusiasts can visit the Glaslyn Osprey Project, located near Porthmadog, to observe ospreys nesting and raising their young. The project provides great opportunities to view these majestic birds in their natural habitat.

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