It was designed and built by Clough Williams Ellis beginning in 1925, as an Italianate village reminiscent of a Mediterranean seaside town. The town was built from 1925 - 1975 and is now run as a tourist village by a charity trust fund.
Portmeirion is known as one of the most unique, charming, and beautiful towns in Wales, and perhaps one of the most lovely overlooked gems in Europe.
People Born in Portmeirion
Portmeirion in People's Lives
Liam Neeson: I traveled here in 1990 to film scenes of the movie Under Suspicion.