Porthmadog (North Wales) Reviews
Description:Porthmadog is the gateway to discovering the Snowdonia National Park.
Newest Review: ... trains at all) between November and March. Most of the time, the trains are steam hauled, but diesel engines are used at some off-peak times, so if you are after the archetypal choo-choo experience with steam billowing behind a gleaming engine, make sure you get the right one. http://www.ffestiniograilway.co.uk/tim etable.htm All the carriages apart from the observation carriage and ... more
Customer Porthmadog (North Wales) Reviews (2)
by - written on 07/12/09 (Very useful, 57 readings)
Porthmadog is a nice little town, with many places to eat or have a coffee and very helpful people at the tourist information office. It is beautifully located on the Glaslyn estuary, and has a neat small harbour as well as some wonderful views towards the mountains. What is excels as, though, is a base to explore the surrounding arreas, both the Llyn peninsula and the Snowdonia - the best of North Wales is at your doorstep here. The major attraction in town itself is the Ffestiniog Railway. Officially known as Rheilffordd Ffestiniog Railway, and now a tourist attraction run by steam train enthusiasts, it was originally ... Read the complete review
by - written on 19/05/09 (Very useful, 72 readings)
Over Easter I spent the long weekend in Porthmadog in Northern Wales, over the four days we spent time looking around this delightful little town as well as exploring the nearby (and not so nearby) area. Porthmadog itself is lovely, very hilly though and I was eternally grateful to my sister for recommending I bring my mobility scooter along with us! We were staying at the Travelodge which is roughly a ten minute walk from the centre of town, but it's a lovely walk with the huge hills in the background and the place just smells so fresh and clean that it was a pleasure to leave the car in the car park and stroll into town. There is a good ... Read the complete review
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