Local directions to Wenallt. Parking at rear of house.


Centrally located for touring the Snowdonia National Park and the Llyn peninsula, Wenallt is near the centre of Penrhyndeudraeth village but elevated enough to enjoy views towards the Dwyryd estuary and the Rhinog mountains behind Harlech.
Wenallt is less than 2 miles/3km from the Italianate fantasy village and gardens of Portmeirion, setting for the cult 60s TV series The Prisoner. The world-famous Ffestiniog narrow-gauge steam railway also runs near the house, with its Penrhyn Station just a few minutes’ walk away. For garden lovers, the little-known Plas Brondanw, created by Clough Williams-Ellis of Portmeirion fame, is 2 miles/3km away. Ospreys breed in the area and there is an information and viewing area (free entry) nearby at Pont Croesor (2 miles/3km). The Welsh Highland narrow gauge steam railway runs from Porthmadog to Beddgelert and Caernarfon.

Penrhyndeudraeth is a large village in the scenic Vale of Ffestiniog with good local services including a Post Office/newsagent, free-to-use cashpoint, chemist, doctor's surgery, café, Indian Restaurant, a pub, two convenience stores, good public transport links with a main line railway station (on the Shrewsbury to Pwllheli route), buses, and the Ffestiniog railway all within walking distance. Porthmadog, our nearest town, (3 miles/5km) has shops, restaurants and cafés and a Tourist Information Centre. The pretty mountain village of Beddgelert is 7 miles/11km, castles and beaches at Harlech and Criccieth both 8 miles/13km. A little further afield are Bodnant Garden, Penrhyn Castle and Plas Newydd (all NT), slate caverns and museums at Llechwedd and Llanberis and Mount Snowdon itself.

Walkers and cyclists are welcome. For those exploring the area by bicycle we have a lockable bike shed. Limited undercover car parking is available for our guests, ideal if you are touring by motorcycle, and there is a free public car park nearby.

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Wenallt is non-smoking throughout

  Your hosts:
Sarah and Ian Hartill
Wenallt, Penrhyndeudraeth,
Gwynedd LL48 6PW
Tel/Fax: 01766 770321

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