"Sittin' on the dock of the bay"

Portmeirion

Portmeirion is a tourist village in Gwynedd, North Wales. It was designed and built by Sir Clough Williams-Ellis between 1925 and 1975 in the style of an Italian village, and is now owned by a charitable trust.

The village is located in the community of Penrhyndeudraeth, on the estuary of the River Dwyryd, 2 miles (3.2 km) south east of Porthmadog, and 1 mile (1.6 km) from the railway station at Minffordd, which is served by both the narrow gauge Ffestiniog Railway and Arriva Trains Wales (Cambrian Line).

Portmeirion has served as the location for numerous films and television shows, and was "The Village" in the 1960s television show The Prisoner.

Local authority: Gwynedd Council

OS Grid Reference: SH593376

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Things to see and do in and around Portmeirion

  • Portmeirion
  • Ffestiniog Railway
  • Welsh Highland Railway
  • Snowdon Mill Art and Craft Centre
  • Rob Piercy Gallery
  • Welsh Highland Heritage Railway
  • Tyn Llan Crafts
  • Harlech Castle

Tourist Information

Porthmadog
Tourist Information Centre
High Street
Wales
LL49 9LD

Phone 01766 512981
Email porthmadog.tic@gwynedd.gov.uk

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Weather

Forecast for Wednesday 23 August

06:00


Chance of rain 5%
Max temp. 15°C
(feels like 13°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 5mph.
SW
Pressure 1012
Humidity 94%
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09:00


Chance of rain 2%
Max temp. 16°C
(feels like 14°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 5mph.
SW
Pressure 1013
Humidity 88%
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12:00


Chance of rain 4%
Max temp. 17°C
(feels like 14°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 6mph.
SW
Pressure 1013
Humidity 80%
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15:00


Chance of rain 2%
Max temp. 17°C
(feels like 15°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 6mph.
SW
Pressure 1014
Humidity 81%
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18:00


Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 16°C
(feels like 14°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 6mph.
SW
Pressure 1014
Humidity 85%
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21:00


Chance of rain 7%
Max temp. 16°C
(feels like 13°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 6mph.
SW
Pressure 1014
Humidity 89%
UV Index n/a
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