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Access Guide

Dedicated parking spaces for disabled visitors are provided in the main car park, close to the main entrance. There is also a disabled parking space next to Caffi Glas in the village centre and two disabled parking bays in front of the main Hotel building.

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Download the Portmeirion Access Plan document.

How to get here:

By Car

For Sat Nav use  LL48 6ET

Visit by car

From Manchester Airport take the M56 (West) onto the A550. Follow signs for the A55 and North Wales. Follow the A55 expressway as far as the Caernarfon (A487) turn-off. Follow the A487 towards Caernarfon and Porthmadog. Portmeirion is 1 ½ miles South of Porthmadog signposted from the main road at Minffordd. 100 miles. Approximately 2 ½ hours. 

From Birmingham Airport take the M6 (northbound). After junction 10 turn onto the M54 which leads onto the A5. Follow the A5 for Llangollen, Corwen. 3 miles past Corwen turn left onto the A494 for Bala. At Bala turn right onto the A4212 for Trawsfynydd where you turn right for Porthmadog. Follow signs for Porthmadog. Portmeirion is 1 ½ miles West of Penrhyndeudraeth on the A487 signposted at Minffordd. 100 miles. Approximately 2 ½ hours.

Old carFrom London (Shepherd's Bush): Take the M40 then the M6 at Birmingham (use toll road if congestion is bad, then follow signs for M54). After M6 junction 10 turn onto the M54 which leads onto the A5. Follow the A5 for Llangollen, Corwen. 3 miles past Corwen turn left onto the A494 for Bala. At Bala turn right onto the A4212 for Trawsfynydd where you turn right for Porthmadog. Follow signs for Porthmadog. Portmeirion is 1 ½ miles West of Penrhyndeudraeth on the A487 signposted at Minffordd. 240 miles. Approximately 4 ½ hours. 

From Cardiff: Follow the A470 to Trawsfynydd. Follow signs for Porthmadog. Portmeirion is 1 ½ miles West of Penrhyndeudraeth on the A487 signposted at Minffordd. 160 miles from Cardiff Bay. Approximately 3 1/2 hours.

On Foot

From Minffordd there is a footpath following the driveway. At Castell Deudraeth follow the footpath along the field 'Cae Mawr' below the Castell. This will take you past the main car park to the Village tollgate. There are over 20 miles of woodland paths in Portmeirion and miles of coastline. Stout shoes are useful.

By Taxi

B & M Taxis, Penrhyndeudraeth 01766 770851

Criccieth Taxi Services, Cricieth 01766 522726

Dukes Taxis, Porthmadog 01766 514799

Huw's Taxis, Llanwnda, Caernarfon 01286 676767

By Bus

There is a daily bus service from Porthmadog which runs from March to October. The timetable can be viewed in pd format on the Gwynedd bus timetable page at 99B Porthmadog-Portmeirion/Rhyd: (it is the 18th up from the bottom)

By Rail

Rail timetables - depart Euston, arrive Bangor

Virgin Trains have an express service from London Euston stopping at Llandudno Junction or Bangor, either of which are convenient for onward travel to Portmeirion. From Llandudno Junction you can connet with trains to Blaenau Ffestiniog along the Conwy Valley line. If you are staying at Portmeirion please contact us on 01766 770000 and we can arrange to have a taxi to meet you at Blaenau Ffestiniog (charges apply).

You can change at Blaenau Ffestiniog for the Ffestiniog Railway, a narrow guage steam railway that travels to Porthmadog, with a station at Minffordd (the station is 1 1/2 miles from Portmeirion). If you are staying at Portmeirion please call on 01766 770000 and we will arrange a courtesy car to meet you from Minffordd station.

From Bangor you can hire a taxi. If you are staying at The Hotel Portmeirion or Castell Deudraeth please contact us on 01766 770000 and we will make arrangements for you to be met (charges apply). The journey from Bangor takes 50 minutes.

The Cambrian Coast    line runs from Pwllheli to Machynlleth with a station at Minffordd. There are trains to and from Machynlleth from Shrewsbury and Birmingham. If you are staying at Portmeirion please call on 01766 770000 and we will arrange a courtesy car to meet you from Minffordd station.

By Air

Manchester International Airport has the most incoming flights followed by Birmingham International and John Lennon Airport, Liverpool.  Cardiff Wales Internatinal Airport. Car hire is available at these destinations.

Private Helicopter

Visit by airWe have a heliport at GRID REF  SH59283764. Advance notice is required of any planned landings please. There is a £50.00 + VAT landing fee for patrons of The Hotel Portmeirion and Castell Deudraeth. For other users there is a landing charge of £250 + VAT.

Please contact our Estates Manager Meurig Jones to arrange on meurig@portmeirion-village.com , direct line 01766 772306 or mobile 07795294825

Portmeirion Ltd.
Minffordd, Penrhyndeudraeth
Gwynedd
LL48 6ER

Tel: 01766 772311 (Tollgate)

Tel: 01766 770000 (Hotel Reception)


Email: info@portmeirion-village.com

For other places to visit in Snowdonia see the  Visit Snowdonia Attractions Website.