North Wales Attractions
Snowdon National Park: Covering an area of 823 square miles it offers a variety of stunning scenery from mountain ranges to coastal walks. Within the park there are a number of visitor attractions offering something for all ages.
Ffestiniog & Welsh Highland Railways: Two different narrow gauge railways both starting in Porthmadog. The Ffestiniog covers the 13.5mile journey to Blaenau Ffestiniog following the track originally used to bring slates from the mines to the harbour for shipment around the world. The Welsh Highland travels through areas of stunning scenery including the Snowdon National Park on a journey of 25 miles to Caernarfon.
Portmeirion: Made famous by its use in the 1960s TV programme “The Prisoner” this unique collection of building styles fashioned into a coastal village was built by Clough William-Ellis in the first half of the 20th century.
Castles: For people interested in History there are a number of Castles to visit in the area including Criccieth, Harlech, and Caernarfon.
Mines: The Llechwedd Slate Caverns at Blaenau Ffestiniog give an insight into how slate was worked during earlier times in the underground caverns and also demonstrations of how it is still made today.
Fishing: A wide range of Coarse, Game and Sea fishing locations are easily accessible in the Porthmadog area.