Attraction in Portmeirion
The fairy tale village of Portmeirion stands on a rugged clifftop on its own private peninsula overlooking Cardigan Bay on the coast of Snowdonia. It is surrounded by acres of sub-tropical woodlands and miles of sandy beaches.
Portmeirion was built from 1925 to 1976 by visionary Welsh architect Sir Clough Williams-Ellis, who wanted to prove that development need not mean defilement. All the cottages in the village are let as rooms and suites as part of the Hotel Portmeirion or as self-catering cottages sleeping from 2 to 8 people.
The village has several cafes and eight different shops. Many know Portmeirion as the location for Patrick McGoohan's classic "The Prisoner" television series. It is also known for the Portmeirion Pottery, designed by Clough's daughter Susan Williams-Ellis. A new contemporary styled brasserie opened at Castell Deudraeth in 2001.
Unfortunately no dogs are allowed in Portmeirion.
Nearest UK Airport: Manchester
Months Open: 365 days a year. 9.30 - 5.30
Discount for Groups: Yes
Admission Price: Adults: £10
BOOK ONLINE via website for a discount
Entry after 3.30pm will be at a 30% discount from 1st July
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