Sights & Attractions in North Wales


Things to Do in Porthmadog

Sights Overview
Name Category Location
Aberconwy House
Thought to be the oldest complete medieval...
Houses / Mansions Porthmadog
Beaumaris Castle
The town of Beaumaris dates from 1295, when...
Castles / Palaces Porthmadog
Beaumaris Courthouse
Opposite Beaumaris Castle is this courthouse,...
Architectural Sites Porthmadog
Beaumaris Gaol
To learn about the grim life of a Victorian...
Jails Porthmadog
Bodelwyddan Castle
Between Abergele and St. Asaph, this castle is...
Castles / Palaces Porthmadog
Bodnant Garden
Undoubtedly one of the best gardens in Wales,...
Gardens / Arboretums Porthmadog
Bryn Celli Ddu
Dating from around 3000 BC, this megalithic...
Archaeological Sites Porthmadog
Caernarfon Castle
The grim, majestic mass of Caernarfon Castle, a...
Castles / Palaces Porthmadog
Church of St. Mary and St. Nicholas
Opposite Beaumaris Gaol in Steeple Lane, this...
Religious Sites Porthmadog
Conwy Castle
Of all Edward I's Welsh strongholds, it is...
Castles / Palaces Porthmadog
Criccieth Castle
In the Victorian seaside resort of Criccieth, a...
Castles / Palaces Porthmadog
Ffestiniog Railway
Founded in the early 19th century to carry slate,...
Transportation Sites Porthmadog
Great Orme
Named for the Norse word meaning "sea monster,"...
Viewpoints Porthmadog
Great Orme Mines
Discovered in 1987, these mines date back 4,000...
Mines Porthmadog
Gwydyr Forest and Swallow Falls
Betws-y-Coed is bordered by Gwydyr Forest, which...
Bodies of Water Porthmadog
Harlech Castle
A wealth of legend, poetry, and song is...
Castles / Palaces Porthmadog
Llanberis Pass
The town of Llanberis stands beside twin lakes at...
Canyon Porthmadog
Llechwedd Slate Caverns
At these caverns you can descend 500 feet on...
Museum Village, Mines, Cave Porthmadog
Nant Gwrtheyrn
This is a worthwhile stop—for awesome views of...
Educational Institutions Porthmadog
National Slate Museum
In Padarn Country Park, this museum in the old...
Museums / Galleries Porthmadog
Plas Mawr
Dating from 1576, Plas Mawr is one of the...
Houses / Mansions Porthmadog
Plas Newydd
Some historians consider Plas Newydd to be the...
Houses / Mansions Porthmadog
On the very tip of a thumb-shape bay jutting out...
Towns Porthmadog
One of the true highlights of North Wales is...
Towns, Architectural Sites Porthmadog
Smallest House in Britain
What is said to be Britain's smallest house is...
Houses / Mansions Porthmadog
Snowdon Mountain Railway
One of the region's most famous attractions is...
Transportation Sites Porthmadog
Snowdonia National Park
Stretching from the Welsh midlands almost to its...
Parks Porthmadog
Tre'r Ceiri
Remote, atmospheric, and astoundingly little...
Archaeological Sites Porthmadog
North of Porthmadog is Tremadog, a handsome...
Towns Porthmadog
Welsh Highland Heritage Railway
You can take a short rail ride on this...
Transportation Sites Porthmadog

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