THE MOST STYLISH FESTIVAL SETTING IMAGINABLE

Your weekend will be spent in the most stylish festival setting imaginable. The ocean, mountains and forests are our perimeter fences and the main stage is a Mediterranean inspired coastal village. But Portmeirion is more than just a beautiful backdrop… Watch the village come alive with spontaneous performances, installations, surreal street theatre and impromptu interactive happenings. Festival No.6 is an experience you can completely immerse yourself in and become a part of. From the regency of the Town Hall, to the vibrant Colonnade Gardens, The Stone Boat, The Lighthouse, the estuary of the River Dwyryd, Tangle Woods and The Chinese Lake… Come and explore our idyllic festival peninsula.

Festival No.6 Portmeirion - The History

The History

  • Background

The unique village of Portmeirion is set on it's own private peninsula on the southern shores of Snowdonia, it stands on a rugged clifftop overlooking Cardigan Bay. It is surrounded by 145 acres of sub-tropical...

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Festival No.6 Portmeirion - The Prisoner

The Prisoner

  • Background

Portmeirion is a screen star. Her iconic character has served as the location for numerous films and television shows, most famously as The Village in the acclaimed 1960s television series, The Prisoner...

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Festival No.6 Portmeirion - The Location

The Location

  • Background

Portmeirion is located half an hours drive from Bangor in North Wales. It is located on a beautiful peninsula and lies just south east of the town of Porthmadog. The River Dwyryd passes by Portmeirion, leaving at low...

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DOG CEMETERY

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The Dogs' Cemetery was established by one of Portmeirion's eccentric tenants, Mrs Adelaide Haig, who lived in the mansion from 1870 until her death in 1917. She preferred the company of dogs to human beings...

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Festival No.6 Portmeirion The Portmeirion Gardens

Portmeirion Gardens

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Portmerion’s gardens are a festival-throwers (and goers) dream. Gorgeous growth on a grand scale; large lakes undulate with Koi carp and exotic fish disturb the zen reflections of weeping willows and cabbage palms..

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Festival No.6 Portmeirion The Woodland Walks

The Woodland Walks

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At Festival No.6 you’ll be surrounded by 70 acres of exotic woodland with a marvellous matrix of trails to follow. The climate of the peninsula is very mild due to its low lying sheltered position between the...

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Festival No.6 Portmeirion - Shops - Ppaer

Portmeirion Shops

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Portmeirion has an interesting variety of quaint shops with each one possessing provisions and personality in abundance; art, crafts, bric-a-brac and long lost books await your gaze. Explore The Ship Shop, PM Pottery...

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Festival No.6 Portmeirion Beach

The Beach

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Festival No.6 sits on Snowdonia’s shore. Portmeirion’s beach (otherwise known as White Sands Bay) is most agreeable when the tide is low, presenting the opportunity to take the tempo down by relaxing, sunning and...

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The Mermaid SPA

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Festival No.6 offers both recuperation and rejuvenation. The Portmeirion Mermaid Spa specialises in high quality bespoke treatments touched with the magic of Portmeirion. Enjoy being cared for in aromatic bliss…

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The Observatory Tower

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Another impressive heritage site, the Observatory Tower perches on a promontory, overlooking the estuary, which is accessed by following the coast path. Upon reaching this charming turret, you will be greeted...

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Festival No.6 Portmeirion The Stone Boat

The Stone Boat

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This graceful old trading ketch was used by Clough as a houseboat. However during a sudden gale with a spring tide under her and anchors trailing she was carried out towards the island, Ynys Gifftan, and there stranded..

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The Bristol Colonnade

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The Bristol Colonnade is over 250 years old and yet another spectacular contribution to Portmeirion's architecture. In once stood in front of a bath house in Bristol, England (hence the name), but was damaged by WW2...

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Festival No.6 Portmeirion - Gothic Pavillion

The Gothic Pavilion

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The remarkable re-erected Gothic pavilion has somewhat of an err chequered past. This striking structure presides over a lush lawn which is home of the human chess game...

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Festival No.6 Portmeirion - Pantheon

The Pantheon

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Audacious architecture abounds in Portmerion. The pantheon (or Dome), dominates the skyline and welcomes the inquisitive. Memorial plaques, cartoons and breath taking views await those who venture inside...

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ROB PIERCY GALLERY

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A member of the Royal Cambrian Academy and the Watercolour Society of Wales, Rob Piercy has been painting professionally since the early eighties. He trained as an art teacher and taught up to 1989, when he left...

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THE LAND TRAIN

  • Activities

The land train goes around Portmeirion taking approximately 30 minutes. It starts from the Tollgate, heading through Battery Square into the centre on the village then up into the Gwyltt...

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