The Gate House
No availability found through our partners. Please contact the business directly or check some of our recommended alternatives.
TripAdvisor Reviews The Gate House Portmeirion
Travel Blogs from Portmeirion
... 2:0.0.0.0.0.0.$end:0 :$7:0" style="color: rgb(55, 62, 77); font-family: Helvetica, Arial, 'lucida grande', tahoma, verdana, arial, sans-serif; font-size: 12px; line-height: 15.3599996566772px; white-space: pre-wrap; background-color: rgb(219, 237, 254);">
Bobs big brekky kicked the day off to a great start: a full English breakfast with a new addition, a Scottish scone, which is similar to a piece of flat pita bread and tastes wonderful. We were, once again, amazed at how fortunate we had been with weather, as it was raining again today as we drove to betws-y-coed, again thankful that all the distances were so short and the driving so little.
... filming crews. An independent film was being shot there today.
We had walked to the village from the first stop of the Festionog Steam Railway. After our visit, we re-boarded and continued the hour long ride. We have been several places in the UK where it is unequivocally said that "this train goes through the most beautiful scenery in the UK". Today's journey claimed that - and I have to say, each time that claim has been made, we have had ...
... up! Reaching Glyder Fach, the plateau of which is strewn with big boulders, we were welcomed with another great view.
Next we continued to Glyder Fawr, before making our descent down. We were now starting to lose light, and this shady side was covered in snow. Hmmm a precarious descent. Using some of Simons mountaineering skills, we managed very carefully to partially abseil across ...
Keen to do some more route bagging in preparation for our SPA we headed to Craig Caseg Fraith Isaf, which had lots of fairly short routes for our grades. We had a lovely sunny day and managed to get lots of routes done. After some lunch we moved on to Tryfan Bach, a nice big slab of rock taking 2 pitches to sail up. I think I placed 1 bit of gear up for the entire climb! It was so slabby you could pretty much just scramble up it hands and feet. Another good days climbing!