Portmerion Village (Wales) Reviews
Description:Address: Gwynedd / LL48 6ER / Wales / Tel: +44 0 1766 770000
Newest Review: ... it: no two buildings are alike, with old greco-roman styles and decor rubbing shoulders with 18th/19th century European architectural styles, with weird statues and metal sculptures everywhere amongst the winding steps and lanes and the wide variety of carefult tended trees, hedges and flowers. There is also a genuine arched facade taken from an ancient german Cistercian monestary at the ... more
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by - written on 15/04/10 (Very useful, 68 readings)
Located on the North Wales coast in Gwynnead, Portmerion is an enduring little artificial italianate village built by Sir Clough-Williams Ellis between 1925 and 1975 and best known for providing the backdrop for the 1960s surrealist drama series 'The Prisoner'. The place is like something from Alice in Wonderland, with a fantastical (and deliberate) incongruency about it: no two buildings are alike, with old greco-roman styles and decor rubbing shoulders with 18th/19th century European architectural styles, with weird statues and metal sculptures everywhere amongst the winding steps and lanes and the wide variety of carefult tended trees, hedges and flowers. ... Read the complete review
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