Porthmadog shopping

Drinks in Porthmadog

Purple Moose

This is the retail front for Purple Moose, an award-winning brewer supplying the better North Welsh pubs. Tipples include Snowdonia Ale, Madog's Ale, Glaslyn Ale, Dark Side of the Moose and the newest addition, Deca…
Department Store in Porthmadog


Established in 1874, this independent store is a local institution. It stocks a limited range of household goods and clothing, but is worth checking out for its upstairs coffee shop and the stained-glass dome above …
Art in Porthmadog

Rob Piercy Gallery

This small commercial gallery showcases the work of Piercy, a local artist and mountaineer who specialises in watercolours of north Wales, particularly Snowdonia and Portmeirion.
Music in Porthmadog

Cob Records

A great little independent record shop (established in 1967) with a healthy collection of Welsh music, plenty of vinyl and a big mail-order presence.