17 October 2014 Portmeirion named as one of the most colourful places in the world Portmeirion, Snowdonia by technodean2000 There's nothing like a bold splash of colour to brighten the day just as the summer days are fading into memory. Tripadvisor have the tonic, picking Portmeirion as the most colourful place in the UK and in the top 10 in the world. Tucked away in North West Wales is a dream like location. Most famous as a TV set (ask your parents), it was built to show that architecture can enhance the environment rather than spoil it. We think they succeeded. The best thing is, you can stay here in one of the 14 hotel rooms. If you like to stimulate your other senses, take a trip to Portmeirion in September. Festival No.6 is on (don't worry you haven't missed the other five, it's only in its third year). An arts and music festival, attracting some of the biggest names around. Find out more about Snowdonia Mountains and Coast. Enjoy this? Share it with friends Related items Snowdonia dark sky status One of only ten locations world wide to be designated as an international dark sky reserve. Active in Snowdonia Inspirational ideas to get you active in the Snowdonia National Park. Welsh hill farming Gareth Wyn Jones, the celebrity farmer's introduction to the Welsh hill farming experience. Portmeirion A family trip to Portmerion. Pembrokeshire Fish Week Celebrate the seaside at Pembrokeshire Fish Week. Easter bank holiday Break away with a well earned rest in Wales.