What to do locally

 
 
  
 
 
The area around Porthmadog is home to a huge number
 
of interesting activities and locations capable of offering a
 
 wide variety of fun and entertainment to all the members
 
 of your family both young and old alike. 
 
 
 
 
 
DON'T MISS THE FOLLOWING:
 
 
 
 
 
BLACK ROCK SANDS BEACH
 
The centre of all family holidays with stunning sands suitable for family games. One of the few beaches allowing car access and a mecca for water-sports enthusiasts. Explore the caves, rock pools and sand dunes. The ideal spot for coastal walks and bird watching.
 

 
 
SHELL ISLAND
 
Not far around the coast and famous for it's abundance of shells. Fantastic views, beaches, fishing and wildlife.
 
 
 
SNOWDONIA NATIONAL PARK
 
Home to Mount Snowdon the highest mountain in Wales. Walk or ride to the summit on the Snowdon Mountain Railway.
 

 
 
 
 
FFESTINIOG STEAM RAILWAY
 
World famous narrow guage steam railway offering a 23.5 mile journey through the Snowdonia National Park  from Porthmadog to the Victorian slate mines at Ffestiniog.
 
 

 
 
 
 
CRICCIETH & HARLECH CASTLES
 
Fascinating and exciting ancient monuments.
 
 

 
 
 
 
ISLE OF ANGLESEY
 
Stunning scenery, a castle and so much to do for all the family. 
 
 
 
PORTMEIRION VILLAGE
 
Breathtaking and unique village, the result of one man's dream.  Iconic setting for cult TV series 'The Prisoner' with fantastic woodland walks.
 
 

 
 
 
 
'GO APE'
 
A high-wire forest adventure tackling giant obstacle courses up in the trees.
 
 
 
LLECHWEDD SLATE CAVERNS
 
A living working slatemine with huge underground caverns situated at Blaenau Ffestiniog.
 
 
 
LLAMA RIDES & QUAD BIKING
 
Within 1 mile of the park.
 
 
 
 
CRAB FISHING IN PORTMADOG HARBOUR