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28 10, 2018

Local Welsh Gin for Autumn evenings

By |2018-10-28T12:42:17+00:00October 28th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

We did a recent post about our Welsh gins but we have such a fantastic variety, and stock such a vast array that we couldn’t quite fit them all in. As we know many of our friend and patrons are big gin lovers, as are we, we thought we’d feature a few more of our favourites to tempt your taste buds. Packed full of juniper berries, strong and fresh flavours [...]

25 08, 2018

Summer of Fun at Ffestiniog and Welsh Highland Railway

By |2018-08-25T19:25:53+00:00August 25th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Many people coming through Porthmadog every year take a trip on the Ffestiniog and Welsh Highland Railway. Being able to travel through the beautiful and breathtaking landscape of the Snowdonia National Park on a steam train either up to Caernarfon or over to Blaenau Ffestiniog makes a perfect day out for all the family. Each summer though, the railway goes one better with its Summer of Fun. Each year it [...]

22 08, 2018

Craft Ale Tour of Porthmadog

By |2018-08-22T19:25:17+00:00August 22nd, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Summer brings a terrible thirst with it, and what better way to quench it than with one of Wale’s finest local craft ales? If you’re a craft ale fan, why not spend a weekend break or even come for a week or two with a bit of a tour round the local hostelries. We’ve pulled together some of the top spots in Porthmadog for the authentic ale experience. Purple Moose [...]

20 08, 2018

Unusual summer activities in North Wales

By |2018-08-20T19:24:10+00:00August 20th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

If you want to take advantage of this amazing summer weather we’re experiencing, then why not take a trip to North Wales for a relaxing break, try some new activities and explore new places? As well as fantastic beaches to top up your tan, great places to lounge and drink ice cold beer and gin such as our outdoor beer garden, and fantastic scenery to walk, hike and bike in [...]

18 08, 2018

Fun family activities this summer holiday

By |2018-08-18T19:23:32+00:00August 18th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Schools out, and you’ve now got six weeks to occupy the kids with fun activities that don’t cost the earth.  If you’re getting ready for the family holiday and are coming to visit us in Porthmadog, or you’re looking to occupy the kids on balmy summer days out, we’ve been looking for ways to keep them interested, burn off some energy and have a good time whilst you can sit [...]

12 08, 2018

Five North Wales Coastal Towns to Visit

By |2018-08-12T19:22:52+00:00August 12th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

There’s nothing nicer when you take a break than being able to take a stroll along the beach, explore a lovely little town, get some good food, kick back with a cocktail and generally enjoy your holiday. North Wales is known for its coastal beauty; from wild beaches to dolphin and porpoise spotting, but it also has some little coastal towns that are well worth visiting. We’ve pulled together five [...]

10 08, 2018

On the North Wales Wildlife Trail

By |2018-08-10T19:22:11+00:00August 10th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

When you come to North Wales, the chances are you’re visiting because you want to explore our beautiful countryside, as well as relax and rejuvenate from your busy life.  One of the many benefits of visiting our green, wild spaces is all of the wildlife we have on offer.  From bugs, beetles and butterflies, to squirrels and stoats, North Wales is packed full of life on the wild side.  Here’s [...]

6 08, 2018

Exploring Caernarfon

By |2018-08-06T19:19:42+00:00August 6th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Just under half an hour away from our accommodation in Porthmadog, Caernarfon is a town full of history. From the ancient to the contemporary, there’s something for everyone. It’s an easy journey to get here by road, or you could take the Ffestiniog and Welsh Highland Railway up to Caernarfon from the station at Porthmadog. The railway heads up through Snowdonia National Park so it’s a great way to see [...]

4 08, 2018

Beer Gardens for summer drinking in North Wales

By |2018-08-04T19:19:11+00:00August 4th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

One of the best things about the summer is getting to sit outside in a beer garden with a great atmosphere, good food, and best of all an ice cold gin, or bottle of beer.  Soaking up the sun for a few hours in the company of a loved one, good friends, or even perfect strangers; a beer garden is the ultimate summer accessory. Here’s a few of our favourites [...]

3 08, 2018

Porthmadog Food Tour

By |2018-08-03T19:18:29+00:00August 3rd, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

One of the great things about holidays is the absolute lack of having to do anything. No pressures, no jam packed agenda, just kicking back, relaxing and enjoying your time away from busyness. If you feel like you want to do something  relaxing whilst you’re on holiday though, what could be better than heading round Porthmadog tasting all there is to offer? We’ve put together a few of the places [...]

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