Criccieth is just 4 miles from Porthmadog and the journey is worthwhile. For the casual visitor, this genteel seaside village holds greater attractions than its more commercial neighbour. Most visitors take a day-trip to the clifftop castle, with sweeping views over Tremadog Bay, but there are also decent accommodation and dining options. The nearest tourist office is at Pwllheli.
Little remains ofCriccieth Castle (Cadw;