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Browsing attractions within 20 miles of Hotel Portmeirion

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Discover the impressive natural landscape surrounding Portmeirion. Explore the Gwyllt, a 70-acre sub-tropical forest with 20 miles of paths, hidden lakes, temples and breathtaking views.

Portmeirion Village, Portmeirion, Penrhyndeudraeth, Gwynedd, LL48 6ER (0 miles, 0 km)

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A haven of tranquillity overlooking the Dwyryd Estuary

Portmerion Village, Porthmadog, Gwynedd, LL48 6ER (0 miles, 0 km)

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The Snowdonia National Park is a special part of the country where people come to relax and enjoy a wide range of leisure activities in spectacular surroundings. It is recognised as an International Dark Sky Reserve.

Mid & North Wales, LL48 6LF (1 miles, 2 km)

 

The Ffestiniog Railway is the oldest independent railway company in the world, established in 1832.

Rail Route: Porthmadog to Blaenau Ffestiniog.

Harbour Station, Porthmadog, Gwynedd, LL49 9NF (1 miles, 2 km)

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The Welsh Highland Heritage Railway is a small, friendly railway where the train ride is just part of the experience. Free guided tours at the heritage centre. Vintage train.

The Station Building, Porthmadog, Gwynedd, LL49 9DY (2 miles, 3 km)

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The joy of the 120 acre Crafnant Nature Reserve is its atmosphere. You sense the antiquity of the ancient oaks at the northern (Crafnant) end, encrusted in the greys and greens of lichens, mosses, liverworts and the epiphytic ferns.

Llanbedr, Gwynedd, LL46 2YA (4 miles, 6 km)

 

Harlech Castle crowns a sheer rocky crag overlooking the dunes far below – waiting in vain for the tide to turn and the distant sea to lap at its feet once again.

Castle Square, Harlech, Gwynedd, LL46 2YH (4 miles, 6 km)

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This historic town located on the Cardigan Bay Coast, is best known for Harlech Castle, which today is recognised as a World Heritage site. Harlech also boasts fantastic blue flag beaches and one of Wales' finest golf courses.

Trail: Cambrian Coast Line

  • Waypoint: 6

Gwynedd, LL46 2YA (4 miles, 6 km)

 

Morfa Harlech is one of two extensive sand dune systems which make up much of the Meirionnydd coastline, extending from the Mawddach estuary in the south to Black Rock Sands in the north west.

Harlech, Gwynedd, LL46 2UR (4 miles, 6 km)

 

Former ‘slate capital of the world’ with a strange, compelling beauty, abundant in cultural tourism. Screes of broken slate tumble down steep-sided mountains, mixing with Snowdonia’s natural grandeur.

Trail: Conwy Valley Line

  • Waypoint: 4

Gwynedd, LL41 3HS (9 miles, 14 km)

 

Neighbouring tombs built several generations apart.

Dyffryn Ardudwy, Gwynedd, LL44 2EW (9 miles, 14 km)

 

The spectacular Morfa Dyffryn Reserve stretches for about 4.5 miles along the coast of Cardigan Bay from Afon Ysgethin in the south to Afon Artro in the north.

Dyffryn Ardudwy, LL43 2AR (9 miles, 15 km)

 

Coed y Brenin visitor centre near Dolgellau, is the gateway to Coed y Brenin Forest Park. Try world-class mountain bike trails, family walks, café, cycle shop, all-ability play area and an easy access trail.

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Ty'n y Groes car park and riverside picnic area is the gateway to three forest walks, from an all ability trail with the tallest trees in Coed y Brenin (and downloadable Ty'n y Groes MP3 audio trail) OS Grid Reference: SH 730 233

Coed y Brenin Forest Park (NRW), Ganllwyd, Dolgellau, Gwynedd, LL402HN (12 miles, 20 km)

 

Sea fishing trips depart from Barmouth harbour daily, tides and weather permitting. Local boats cater for parties and details can be obtained from Barmouth TIC. For more information contact the local secretary 01341 422706

Abermaw | Barmouth, Southern Snowdonia, LL42 1LS (13 miles, 22 km)

 

The serene ruins of Cymer Abbey stand in a lovely setting beside the River Mawddach. Particularly impressive are its great windows, arches and an unusual tower.

Vaynor Farm, Llanelltyd, Dolgellau, Gwynedd, LL40 2HE (14 miles, 22 km)

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Arthog Bog is located between Dolgellau and Fairbourne and is a small wetland and a wonderful place to see weird and wonderful plants, flowers, butterflies and birds.

5 St Marys Terrace, Arthog, LL39 1BQ (15 miles, 24 km)

 

Trail: Wales Coast Path North Wales

  • Waypoint: 5

Gwynedd, LL54 5LW (15 miles, 24 km)

 
 
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