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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.

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              Exceptional! 5.0/5
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                                                Cottage #8109490
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                                                                                                      Recent Reviews

                                                                                                      Stunning views

                                                                                                      5 of 5
                                                                                                      I stayed here for a weekend with friends, the location is idyllic. The cottage itself has everything that you need, very comfortable and extremely well equipped. The views are breathtaking, I'll definitely visit again.
                                                                                                      • Review Submitted: 19-Jan-2017
                                                                                                      • Date of Stay: Oct 2016

                                                                                                      Cosy and well thought out

                                                                                                      5 of 5
                                                                                                      Terry responded to my very last minute booking within minutes and made our arrival time flexible. The cottage was warm and cosy, very clean and had everything we needed.
                                                                                                      • Review Submitted: 03-Jan-2017
                                                                                                      • Date of Stay: Dec 2016

                                                                                                      Stunning location

                                                                                                      5 of 5
                                                                                                      A stunning location and property. The house was cosy and very well equipped. I cannot wait to come back for another visit.
                                                                                                      • Review Submitted: 04-Dec-2016
                                                                                                      • Date of Stay: Nov 2016