The Harlech Hoppa Bus
Avoid congestion and hassle hunting for a parking space by using our Harlech Hoppa service.
Park at the Beach Car Park and jump on the Harlech Hoppa which runs every 30 minutes from 10am to 5.30pm every day of the week. The bus takes 5 minutes to take you to Upper Harlech and the castle.
Discounted Harlech Castle Entry
The bus costs £1 for adults and 50p for children (5-15) and is free for under 5’s and for concessionary pass holders. Visitors to the castle will get the price of your bus ticket taken off your castle entry fee
The Harlech Voucher
As a thank you for using the bus, we’ll also give you a Harlech voucher which entitles you to discounts from various attractions and shops in the town
Arrive by train
Enjoy a beautiful scenic trip to Harlech by using the Cambrian Coast train service, which provides access from stations along the coast from Barmouth to the south through to Pwllheli to the north. Find out train times at Arriva Trains Wales website. https://www.arrivatrainswales.co.uk/
Jump onto the Harlech Hoppa at Harlech rail station. Just walk out of the main entrance and turn left and walk a minute down the road to the stop just beyond the Queens Hotel (same side of the road).
Arrive by Car
There are two main car parks in Upper Harlech, Bron y Graig Isaf (short-stay) and Bron y Graig Uchaf (long-stay). The castle also has 25 short-stay spaces.
Harlech also has a large car park next to the beach at Min-y-don (Beach car park).
We encourage visitors to use the Beach car park and take advantage of the Hoppa Bus (#HoppaBus) that runs every half hour, every day , from 21st July until 2nd September, providing a 5 minute link to the town from the Beach Car Park.
Car Park Locations
Please click to view each car park location
Spaces - 296 (3 disabled spaces)
4 hours: £3
8 hours: £4.50
12 hours: £6
24 hours: £7.50
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