Short breaks to Porthmadog

Escape the hustle and bustle of everyday life with a short break to the beautiful town of Porthmadog. Our small portside community is renowned for our hospitality and you will always receive a genuine, warm welcome from everyone you meet here. There are plenty of things to do to suit all tastes and at the end of every day you can come back to our hotel in Porthmadog for a hearty meal and a homely atmosphere.

The beaches

There are several stunning beaches surrounding Porthmadog all of which are deserving of a visit when you come to our town. Black Rock Sands deserves a special mention as it is uncommon to find such a large, unspoilt sandy beach anywhere else in the UK. Black Rock sands takes its name from a multi-coloured headland rock and it is a favourite with walkers and families with plenty of room for games and lots of rockpools, alcoves and caves to explore.

Porthmadog Golf Club

The golf club here in Porthmadog boasts 18 gloriously kept holes and a stunning clubhouse where you can enjoy a delicious meal after your round of golf. There are reduced fees in the winter season and the course is surrounded by the picturesque landscape you will come to expect from our scenic spot on the Welsh coast.

Walking routes

If you really want to blow away the cobwebs on your short break to Porthmadog then bring your walking boots and take advantage of the many walking routes and public highways which dominate the land in and around our town. Nestled between the coats and Snowdonia National Park, we are a prime location for many keen walkers who have the option to explore the coastal paths or challenge themselves with mountainous treks. There is a real variety of walking routes to suit all fitness levels and you be sure that you will be welcomed back to The Golden Fleece with a smile and a well-earned drink once you’ve explored the local area.


For a dose of nostalgia on your short break to our portside town, pop into Coast Amusements or another one of our small arcades and be taken back to childhood seaside holidays. Relive the simple joys of the 2p machines and keyring prizes as you leave your adult worries at the door and enjoy some good old-fashioned fun.


With all this choice, what will you do on your short break to Porthmadog?