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Address: | Minffordd, Portmeirion LL48 6ER, Wales
Phone Number:
+44 1766 770000
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09:30 - 19:00
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 09:30 - 19:00
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
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Private village resort and gardens on the coast of Snowdonia in Wales open...

Private village resort and gardens on the coast of Snowdonia in Wales open all year round from 10am to 7pm for day visits with reduced entry after 3.30pm. The village has two hotels, 15 self-catering cottages, six restaurants and cafes, six shops, a spa, an information centre, an audio visual presentation and a resident artist's gallery. Free welcome tours available from the information centre near the entrance. Closed to the public for the duration of Festival No 6 (first weekend in September)and on Christmas Day.

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Beautiful Place (mainly for the scenery)

We visited Portmeirion Village on a cold, sunny day in December when it was relatively quiet, which was ideal! The village is well kept and of course very different from anything... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Great value for money. Glad to see that is not really expensive just because a TV show was filmed there. It was wonderful to see where the prisoner tv show was filmed. Such a beautiful clean and well kept place. The staff were friendly and would definitely visit again :-)

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Thank mcrandles
Malaga, Spain
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This is a truly stupendous village. Built by Clough Williams Ellis it encapsulates Ischia or Capri to a T. All the building are different and painted in ice cream colours. Everywhere you turn there is a photographic opportunity, so well has this village been designed. Little squares, narrow cobbled streets, the large flower gardens - nothing disappoints from the moment... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Worth a visit. Bit of rain and a lot of mist made for an eeriness around the Village of Portmerion. Really enjoyed. Some of the staff could do with a smile though, especially those taking money at the entrance.

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Thank Michael P
Derby, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I had another magical visit to the Italianate village which was the location of 1960s cult TV series "The Prisoner". The last time I was here was three years ago when my family brought me here for a wonderful 50th birthday weekend stay at the Battery self catering apartment. This time it was just a few hours visit on my... More 

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Staffordshire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We have been again and again to Portmeirion. What a wonderful place to visit. Even in January, it is welcoming and colourful. Staff are very helpful and friendly and the food is always first class.

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Thank lolal345
Porthmadog, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

excellent place to visit in the winter..the footpaths in the woods are magical.. bring your camera...lovely vistas in the village and of the estuary...places to eat and shops in the village as well. recommended

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Darwen, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

A dull day exploring north Wales but visiting Portmeirion in mid December just filled us with sunshine!! Obviously very quiet but that made the visit more enjoyable!!! We were able to view the buildings and gardens at leisure, stroll the woods, watch the train taking the few children there to visit Santa's grotto, walk down to the waters edge and... More 

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Salisbury, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visited on New Years Day and rather annoyed to find that most of the place was shut. Nothing opened until 11am even though entry was from 09:30am. One café and one shop basically. No problem with this, but don't charge full price entry - you are just ripping visitors off! That said, we did enjoy our day there as the... More 

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Hotel_Guest_Liaison, Public Relations Manager at Portmeirion Village, responded to this review

FULL ENTRY PRICE NOT CHARGED! Portmeirion is a magical place full of iconic architecture, rare wildlife and interesting artefacts with events that take place through out the year. But during the low season a couple of our facilities like our free walking tours and woodland train trips are not available. That's why we don't charge children to come in and... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Pleasant walk around the village and looked in some nice shops! However most of the buildings are for residential use and are not accessible - therefore areas that looked interesting to explore you couldn't! Wouldn't return!

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Hotel_Guest_Liaison, Public Relations Manager at Portmeirion Village, responded to this review

PRIVATE ITALIANATE VILLAGE / UNIQUE ARCHITECTURE / SUBTROPICAL FOREST & GARDENS / COASTAL WALKS AND MORE - FROM JUST £6 (CHILDREN FREE!) Situated on its own stunning peninsula, Portmeirion is a privately owned village built by the visionary architect Sir Clough Williams-Ellis. There is nowhere else like it in the world. The Italianate piazza and colourful grade 2 listed buildings... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We visited Portmeirion Village on a cold, sunny day in December when it was relatively quiet, which was ideal! The village is well kept and of course very different from anything else within the area but I have to say that my partner and I were more captivated by the views that you are able to see from the village,... More 

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