Destination guide

Take in the lush beauty of Porthmadog

The forests and mountains provide a pleasant backdrop to your holiday home in Porthmadog. This welcoming and scenic city entices travellers with its restaurants and bars. Many of our holiday rentals offer full kitchens, spacious living quarters and sometimes even a hot tub—perfect for a relaxing getaway.


Sightseeing in and around Porthmadog

Are you searching for things to do while you're in town? Venture out of your holiday home and experience everything that Porthmadog has to offer. Here are some of the top attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Aberglaslyn Pass (4.9 mi / 7.9 km)
  • Gelert's Grave (5.3 mi / 8.5 km)
  • Llyn Dinas (7 mi / 11.3 km)
  • Rhyd Ddu Path (8 mi / 12.9 km)
  • Watkin Path (8.3 mi / 13.3 km)
  • Pyg Track (11.2 mi / 18 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Porthmadog

Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to appreciate the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your holiday in Porthmadog. These are some of the area's most enchanting features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Portmeirion Sands (2.6 mi / 4.2 km)
  • Moel Hebog (4.4 mi / 7.1 km)
  • Llyn Dinas (7 mi / 11.3 km)
  • Mount Snowdon (9.5 mi / 15.3 km)
  • Llanbedrog Beach (14.7 mi / 23.7 km)
  • Barmouth Beach (15.2 mi / 24.5 km)
How to get there

Transport to and around Porthmadog

If you're travelling by train, you can make your way to Porthmadog Station.

How many holiday rentals are available around Porthmadog?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 804 holiday lettings around Porthmadog. From 592 cottages to 136 houses, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends for a long holiday or a weekend break.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Porthmadog? offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Porthmadog. From travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Porthmadog Station: 2,319 holiday lettings
  • Snowdon Mountain Railway: 2,419 holiday lettings
  • Barmouth Beach: 1,367 holiday lettings
  • Mount Snowdon: 2,128 holiday lettings
  • Llanbedrog Beach: 1,615 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Porthmadog listed on where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Cottages in Porthmadog?

Yes, of course. offers 592 Cottages in Porthmadog. Our other popular types of Porthmadog holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 136 self catering accommodations
  • Cabins: 592 self catering accommodations
  • Flats: 25 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Bungalows and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Porthmadog?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 41 holiday homes with pool available in Porthmadog. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.