Where to stay around Porthmadog?

Our 2018 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 574 holiday lettings near Porthmadog. From 411 cottages to 104 houses, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Porthmadog is on HomeAway.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Porthmadog?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Porthmadog. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Portmeirion Sands: 1,618 holiday lettings
  • Portmeirion Central Piazza: 1,623 holiday lettings
  • Porthmadog Station: 1,703 holiday lettings
  • Mount Snowdon: 1,610 holiday lettings
  • Barmouth Beach: 1,041 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Porthmadog listed on HomeAway 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. HomeAway offers 411 cottages in Porthmadog. Our other popular types of Porthmadog holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 104 self catering accommodations
  • Apartments: 31 self catering accommodations
  • Barns: 7 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 15 holiday homes with pool available in Porthmadog. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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    A holiday rental home in Porthmadog is a great choice for those who love adventure.

    Porthmadog provides a variety of activities and attractions that are perfect for every member of the family. Your holiday rental home in Porthmadog will provide you with all of the comforts of home whilst acting as a home base for all of your adventures.

    Things to do on holiday to Porthmadog

    There is no reason to ever be bored whilst on holiday to Porthmadog. There are many activities to keep visitors of every skill level busy for weeks! The many nearby beaches provide opportunities for a variety of water sports such as swimming, boating, diving, sailing and fishing. There are a number of beautiful spots for hiking and cycling. Many such locations provide the opportunity for bird watching and to see other wildlife. The tallest peak in all of Wales and England is nearby Mount Snowdon. View this majestic mountain from afar or test your climbing skills for an unforgettable adventure.

    Places to visit on holiday to Porthmadog

    A must visit during your holiday to Porthmadog is Snowdonia National Park. With over 1300 square km, there is much to see and do within this beautiful park.The views are breathtaking and no matter your skill level, you will be able to explore this park. There are walking trails that are quite leisurely and others that require a greater fitness level. There are even special programs designed with disabled visitors in mind to ensure that everyone is able to enjoy all of the beauty the park has to offer. Snowdonia National Park is home to the largest lake in England and, as mentioned above, the tallest mountain as well. The children will enjoy a visit to Ffestiniog Railway. This steam train operates all year with special train rides based on the season such as Santa Trains and Spooky Trains. Snacks and souvenirs are available.

    Weather in Porthmadog

    Travellers to Porthmadog will usually find milder weather than in other parts of the UK. The average high temperature during the summer is 18 degrees. In the winter, the average lows are between 2 and 5 degrees.

    There are a few days each year which bring more extreme temperatures, but those are not common. No matter what time of year you plan to visit, you should bring along some rain gear. Each month brings some rainfall with the most falling in the winter when 85 to 99 mm falls each month. The least rain occurs in the spring with only 45 to 55 mm per month.

    Travel to Porthmadog

    The closest airport to Porthmadog is Manchester (MAN), which is 128 km away. There is a ferry that arrives to Holyhead, which is 48 km from Porthmadog. Porthmadog Railway Station is fairly well serviced, and travellers may also choose to arrive to Penrhydeuaraeth Railway Station, 8 km from Porthmadog.

    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)

    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)