The local area

The area offers huge range of things to do. We have information on them and will be happy to help you plan your activities.
And if you wanrt some pampering afterwards we can help you book that too.


You can walk to the sheltered sandy coves at Borth y Gest in 5 mins. Or if youn prefer a large expanse of sand, almost two miles long,drive 2 miles to Morfa Bychan and the massive beach at Black Rock Sands. And then there's Criccieth, Harlech, Abersoch, Aberdaron and many more.

The nearby mountains of Snowdonia offer endless possibilities at all ranges of fitness skills and experience. 

Wales Coastal Path
We are on the Wales Coast Path, and right by, to quote The Sunday Times, "one of the most miraculous views on the whole trail"

Golf (
Porthmadog Golf Course, Morfa Bychan
, Royal St David's at Harlech, Criccieth Golf Club, Pwllheli Golf Course, Morfa Nefyn Golf Club

There is a marina at Pwllheli and berthing facilities in the harbour at Porthmadog. There are two sailing clubs in Porthmadog withing 5 mins walk of us.

Activities for children
Go karting and bowling at Glasfryn Park, Beacon Climbing Cente - Indoor climbing wall, Indoor play at Adventure Play Centre, Adventure at Greenwood Forest Park, Paintballing at Dragon Raiders, Indoor sports, gym and swimming pool at Porthmadog leisure centre, Llechwedd Slate Caverns, Welsh Mountain Zoo, Rabbit Farm, Glaslyn Osprey Project

Outdoor Pursuits
Take your choice from White Water Rafting at the National White Water Centre; Tree Top Adventure at the Ropeworks; Quad Biking etc 

Mountain Biking
The cycle trails at Coed y Brenin, the Forestry Commission's mountain biking 'Mecca' are 20 mins away.

There is a network of cycle paths including the Wales National Cycling Route.

The mountains are 10 minutes away or learn to climb at Plas y Brenin, the National Mountain Center in Capel Curig.

For lovers of history, the Hall gives easy access to the ring of castles built by Edward I at Caernarfon, Harlech, Criccieth, Beaumaris and Conway. The castles, built in the 13th Century formed Edward's iron ring and encircled and contained the warring Welsh armies. And, of course, Caernarfon Castle is now the venue for the investiture of the Prince of Wales.

The magical Italianate village is 10 minutes away

Lloyd George
Five miles away from the Hall is the village on Llanystumdwy, birthplace of Lloyd George and the location of the Lloyd George museum

Country Houses and Gardens
There are National Trust properties at Plas Newydd, 
Penrhyn Castle, 
Bodnant Gardens 
There are more historic houses and gardens at Parc Glynllifon and Plas Brondanw which was designed by Clough Williams Ellis the founder and architect of Portmeirion, the italianate village.

Narrow Gauge Railway
Bron y Garth Hall has a clear view of the Ffestiniog Railway trains and easy access to other narrow gauge railways – Welsh Highland Heritage Railway and the Snowdon Mountain Railway.