PorthmadogPorthmadog is a town in Gwynedd.
Porthmadog is a small coastal town of around 4000 people with a picturesque harbour.
By trainPorthmadog station is on the Cambrian Coast Line which runs from Machynlleth to Pwllheli. Travel to Machynlleth is from either Aberystwyth or Shrewsbury.
The town is also served by the narrow gauge Ffestiniog Railway from Blaneau Ffestiniog, Welsh Highland Railway from Caernarfon and the Welsh Highland Heritage Railway.
By carOn the A487 the Fishguard - Bangor road.
phone: +44 1766 770000address: LL48 6ETPortmeirion village was created by the architect Clough Williams-Ellis from 1925 to 1976. The location of the cult 60s TV series The Prisoner, "I am not a number. I am a free man".
phone: +44 1766 516024address: Harbour Station, LL49 9NFThe Ffestiniog runs through several miles of attractive terrain to Blaenau Ffestiniog. From Blaenau you can either proceed north on the standard gauge Conwy Valley Line to the coast at Llandudno or you can return to Porthmadog. A round trip (Porthmadog - Blaenau - Porthmadog) will take approximately 4 hours (more if you break the journey along the route) and it is therefore an excellent way of occupying a day.
phone: +44 1766 516024address: Harbour Station, LL49 9NFruns trains from Porthmadog via Beddgelert to Caernarfon through picturesque scenery of Snowdonia.
phone: +44 1766 513402address: Tremadog Road, LL49 4DY
- Wales Coast Path
address: 1-3 Britannia TerraceShop specialising in bargain second-hand records, tapes, CDs, videos and DVDs. Good Welsh-language sections.
The town has a Chinese restaurant, an Indian restaurant, a bistro, and various pubs serving food, including one at the station of the Ffestiniog Railway situated at the end of the Cob. The village of Tremadog is about a fifteen minute walk and enjoys four food pubs on its square. There are also numerous take-aways, including Chinese and an award-winning Fish & Chip shop.
phone: +44 1766 512990address: 14 Lombard St.
phone: +44 1766 516032The ideal place for a drink or food before or after your journey on the Ffestiniog Railway or Welsh Highland Railway
phone: +44 1766 515571address: Madoc Street
The town has a good selection of Bed and Breakfast guest houses and makes a good base for exploring North-West Wales.
phone: +44 1766 512015address: 131 High St.