Destination guide

Take in the lush beauty of Porthmadog

The forests and mountains provide a pleasant backdrop to your holiday home in Porthmadog. This welcoming and scenic city entices travellers with its restaurants and bars. Many of our holiday rentals offer full kitchens, spacious living quarters and sometimes even a hot tub—perfect for a relaxing getaway.


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)
Natural features

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)
How to get there

Transport to and around Porthmadog

If you're travelling by train, you can make your way to Porthmadog Station.

Can I find a vacation rental around Porthmadog?

Yes, our 2021 property listings offer a large selection of 630 vacation rentals near Porthmadog. From 463 cottages to 463 cabins, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Porthmadog for a holiday or a weekend are on Vrbo.

Can I rent Cottages in Porthmadog?

Yes, of course. Vrbo UK has 463 Cottages in Porthmadog. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Porthmadog include:

  • Cabins: 463 rentals available
  • Houses: 591 rentals available
  • Flats: 17 rentals available

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation rentals including Farmhouses and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Porthmadog?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 24 vacation rentals with pool available in Porthmadog. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.