Portmeirion Gardens

Attractions, Accommodation, Hotels in Minffordd near Porthmadog

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Portmeirion Gardens

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Before anyone took an interest in developing the Portmeirion Peninsula, the natural vegetation would have been sessile oak with birch, rowan and locally in wet areas alder and willows. The soil would have been a thin skeletal, acidic brown earth on Cambrian shales and grits which would have dried out very quickly as it does today. The climate is very mild , winter frosts are rare and this has allowed plantings of tender exotic genera and species in common with many Cornish gardens.

From this era(1850's) a few specimen conifers still survive, large Douglas Firs, Coast Redwoods, Wellingtonia, Noble and Himalayan Firs, and a Deodar which is once more, growing well, a distinctive type of Scots Pine (quite different from later plantings).

The coastline is dominated by rugged, fine Monterey Pines, with a key Scots Pine in the Village. Notable trees in the Village from this era are a Tulip Tree, a massive Variegated Sycamore, a Weeping Silver Lime, which scents the Village in August..

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PORTMEIRION, Portmeirion ,
Minffordd near Porthmadog, LL48 6ER

01766 770000

http://www.portmeirion-village.com

[email protected]

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Castell Deudraeth

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The Moorings Bistro

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The Port Cafe, Deli & Restaurant

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