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Welcome to our blog page dedicated to Porthyraur and all the wonderful things about Criccieth




Here, we aim to provide you with a wealth of information about Porthyraur, its location right by Criccieth Castle, and the numerous activities and things to do in Criccieth and the surrounding area. We will be regularly updating this blog with fresh content, so remember to check back periodically for new and exciting insights.

Our primary goal is to ensure that your stay at Porthyraur is both memorable and enjoyable. To achieve this, we believe in the power of shared experiences and recommendations. We encourage all our guests to share their own stories and insights about their time at Porthyraur or any other fascinating destinations they have visited. If you have an adventure to recount or a hidden gem to recommend, please send us your blog entry, and we will be delighted to feature it on our website for other guests to discover.

Porthyraur itself is a place filled with charm and wonder. Located in the picturesque town of Criccieth, it offers breathtaking views of Criccieth Castle. Whether you’re seeking relaxation on the sandy beaches, exploring historical sites, or indulging in outdoor activities, Porthyraur and its surroundings have something to offer everyone. There is a plethora of places to visit near Criccieth and in the surrounding areas. 


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Porthyraur Criccieth Overview

Criccieth( North West Wales )
🏡 beautiful grade ll listed cottage
🏰 view
🏖2 minutes from the beach (one in each direction)
🐶🐾 friendly-2 free of charge
🚗 EV charger
✅ Wifi
🛌 sleeps 8 plus cot in 4 bedrooms (1 king downstairs)
Sleeps 10 if hired with studio
🛁 2 bathrooms (1 downstairs)
⛲ enclosed garden
🅿 private parking
🏔 easy access to Snowdonia
🍽🍕🥪🛒 short walk to high street with shops , pubs and takeaways

We also have a self contained studio with its own outdoor area which sleep 2.

Within close proximity, you will find an abundance of attractions and activities to fill your days. Take a stroll along Criccieth’s promenade, soaking in the tranquil atmosphere and admiring the panoramic views of the sea. Visit the iconic Harlech Castle, a UNESCO World Heritage site, and immerse yourself in its rich history. Embark on scenic coastal walks, breathing in the fresh sea air and reveling in the natural beauty that surrounds you. For those seeking adventure, try your hand at water sports such as surfing or kayaking, or explore the many hiking trails and cycle paths that wind through the picturesque countryside.

Criccieth is also known for its vibrant local culture and charming community. Indulge in delicious Welsh cuisine at the town’s restaurants and cafes, savoring traditional dishes and experiencing the warmth of Welsh hospitality. Don’t forget to explore the local shops and boutiques, where you can find unique souvenirs and crafts to commemorate your visit.

In addition to the attractions within Criccieth, the wider region of North Wales offers a treasure trove of experiences waiting to be discovered. Venture further afield to explore the Snowdonia National Park, renowned for its majestic mountains, stunning lakes, and captivating hiking trails. Discover the enchanting villages and towns nestled among the rolling hills, each with its own distinct character and charm.

We are committed to making your stay at Porthyraur as memorable as possible. We believe that by sharing our knowledge and the experiences of others, we can provide you with valuable insights and recommendations to enhance your visit. So, be sure to explore our blog regularly for new articles, tips, and firsthand accounts that will inspire and inform you.

Thank you for joining us on this journey, and we look forward to sharing the beauty of Porthyraur and the surrounding area with you. Should you have any specific requests or questions, please don’t hesitate to reach out to us. Until then, happy reading and happy travels.

To find out more about our beautiful cottage Porthyraur see PORTHYRAUR COTTAGE


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