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The unique, privately-owned Italianate village of PORTMEIRION (daily 9.30am–5.30pm; Web: www.portmeirion-village.com ; £6) is set on a small rocky peninsula in Tremadog Bay. Perhaps best known as "The Village" in the 1960s cult British TV series The Prisoner, Portmeirion was the brainchild of eccentric architect Clough Williams-Ellis, and his dream to build an ideal village using a "gay, light-opera sort of approach". The result is certainly theatrical: a stage set with a lucky dip of buildings arranged to distort perspectives and reveal tantalizing glimpses of …
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Delightful Italianate Village created by architect Sir Clough Williams-Ellis, located on lovely private peninsula in Cardigan Bay.