Porthmadog in Gwynedd West Wales
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Greaves Wharf House, Porthmadog

Greaves Wharf House, Porthmadog

Greaves Wharf House was originally the Wharf Master's office during the 19th century, and more recently was owned by the family of Frances Shand Kydd.

Greaves Wharf House, PorthmadogOur cottage on the ground floor of Greaves wharf House, previously the wharfmasters office has been converted into a luxury two bedroomed cottage with a lounge/dining room, a separate kitchen & utility area, and a bathroom with a bath and shower . There is Wifi available for your stay.

All the fixtures and the decor meet our consistent 5 star quality, Wharfhouse also has a private car park with space for two cars.

This property has a fabulous position adjacent to the slipway into the harbour. You can sit on the harbour wall just 20 yards from the door and enjoy the ever-changing tidal flow. The Wales coastal path runs directly alongside the property.

Should you feel like spoiling yourselves, a delicious breakfast can be enjoyed just a few steps along the road.

Greaves Wharf House, PorthmadogDuring the summer months, there is a market held on Fridays a few hundred yards along the road towards town.

Within walking distance of Greaves Wharf House, the town itself has a wide variety of small, locally owned shops and restaurants, from bookshops and antique shops to music shops, where you can find almost everything you need. Moreover, there is no shortage of pubs and good restaurants.

Two miles down the estuary in Morfa Bychan is Black Rock Sands, a popular wide sandy beach with a rocky headland at the western end of the beach and a backdrop of sand dunes that are a site of special scientific interest. When the tide recedes you can explore the rock pools, exposed caverns and multi coloured rock face (the rocks are not black!). The two-mile stretch of sands is popular with kite-buggies and kite surfers. It is convenient for picnics too, as you can drive your car right onto the beach.

Walkers will be spoilt for choice in the countryside around Porthmadog. The walk to Portmerion along the cob alongside the stunning Glaslyn Estuary gives tremendous views of the Snowdonia Greaves Wharf House, PorthmadogMountains. Another beautiful walk is along the Llyn Coastal Path and further west through Borth-y-gest, Morfa Bychan, Black Rock Sands, Criccieth and beyond. For the really dedicated walkers, there are six designated routes to the summit of Snowdon and a variety of walking routes to Cader Idris

Steam railway enthusiasts will be spoilt for choice with the Ffestiniog and Welsh Highland Railways within an easy walk to the stations at Porthmadog. The Ffestiniog Railway, originally built to run along cob to carry slate from the quarries runs from Porthmadog to Blaenau Ffestiniog, and the Welsh Highland Railway runs from Porthmadog to Caernarfon.

For those wanting to take part in other activities in the area, these include walking, cycling, climbing, pony trekking, surfing, water skiing, canoeing, quad biking, clay pigeon shooting, or abseiling.

Well behaved pets welcome at Wharf house at additional charge.

Contact:- Paul Tunstall, Steeplehouse Ltd., Waella, Wallrake, Heswall, Wirral, CH60 8PG

Telephone (International):- +44 151 342 1061

Telephone (UK):- 0151 342 1061

Email:- info@steeplehouse.co.uk

Website:- http://www.steeplehouse.co.uk/self-catering-wharfhouse.php

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