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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
 
Porthdinllaen
On the very tip of a thumb-shape bay jutting out...
Towns Porthmadog
 
Portmeirion
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
 
Tremadog
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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