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Discover Harlech & Picnic at Sunset

A world heritage site, beautiful sands stretching for miles, amazing Welsh food, & the steepest street in the UK. What more could you ask for? Visit Harlech on your holidays this year.

A couple watching the sunset with a bottle of wine on two chairs
Sunset Picnic

Just 20 Minutes from Porthmadog

20 minutes drive from Porthmadog and you will find the small town of Harlech, hosting Harlech Castle - World Heritage Site, a small high street filled with local shops and eateries selling a range of fabrics, gifts, lampshades and Welsh food, the steepest street in the uk and 4 miles of glorious stretching sands.

Whether you drive to Harlech or come by foot along the Welsh coastal path, the locals will tell you the one thing to do is picnic on the beach at sunset.

A sunset, overlooking Harlech Beach with mountains in the background
Sunset at Harlech

In the shadows of the Castle

Just 2 minutes walk from the castle you'll find Y Groser Harlech, a small independent grocers and delicatessen, which prides itself on selling the best of Welsh produce, particularly from North Wales! Looking for picnic food, or gifts to take home? They’ve got you covered!

The delicatessen hosts a range of delicious Welsh cold meats, artisan cheeses, award winning pork pies from Edwards in Conwy, Blas ar Fwyd salads and quiches, dips and sauces from Dylans, the list goes on! A perfect selection for any picnic. Grab a loaf of freshly baked bread, some local crackers, chutneys and grapes, then all you’ll need is something to wash it all down with..

Y Grocer Harlech also offers a wide range of local ales & lagers from Snowdon Craft Brewery & Purple Moose, plus wines and a wide range of spirits. Try a Blue Slate Gin, Anglesey Rum or the multi award winning cold brew coffee, the Anglesey-crafted coffee liqueur.

Adrian and Gary, owners of Y Groser Harlech are constantly updating stock to show the range that North Wales has to offer, talking to independent local suppliers and constantly looking at new products that will tantalise customers' taste buds.

Suppliers include:

Award winning Pork Pies from Edwards of Conwy

Caws Cenarth Cheese - Lancych

Blas ar Fwyd - Llanrwst

Halen Mon - Anglesey

Snowdon Craft Brewery - Colwyn Bay

Purple Moose Brewery - Porthmadog

FFa Da Coffee - Llandanwg

Blue Slate Gin handcrafted in Bala


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