Activities and Attractions
Tourist Information Tel:01766 512981 (Porthmadog)
Criccieth Castle Tel:01766 522227
Open to visitors from Easter to September, the 13th century ruin dominates the headland and is steeped in history and legend.
The Lloyd George Museum Tel:01766 522071
Nicknamed the ‘Welsh Wizard’ because of his flamboyant personality, the 20th century politician grew up in a small cottage in nearby Llanystumdwy and visitors can learn about his life in the museum, view a unique display of objects and see his grave by the river.
Ffestiniog Steam Railway Tel:01766 516000
The trains, hauled by the world’s most powerful narrow gauge steam locomotives, climb from sea level to over 650ft on the foothills of Snowdon, before zig-zagging dramatically down the steep hillside to reach Beddgelert, then through the magnificent Aberglaslyn Pass and on to Porthmadog.
Brynkir Woollen Mill Tel:01766 530236
A 150 year old working mill which is open to the public. Set in the heart of the countryside, visitors can observe the fascinating process of making Welsh woollens.
Porthmadog Maritime Museum Tel:01766 513736
Discover the story behind the world famous topsail schooners and other vessels.
Welsh Highland Railway Tel:01766 513402
From nearby Porthmadog, enjoy a ride in one of the vintage carriages, some of which are over 100 years old. There is also a souvenir shop and atmospheric tea room.