Whether you want outdoor adventure in a stunning setting, lazy days on the beach or a base to explore Snowdonia, this delightful holiday cottage in the Welsh village of Rachub is an excellent choice. Superb walks, attractions and tranquility abound. Tourist board rating: 4 Star
A delightful 18th century dog-friendly cottage in a quiet position amongst dramatic scenery in the village of Tanygrisiau with the famous Ffestiniog Steam Railway within walking distance. Right in the heart of the Snowdonia National Park, guests have plenty to see and do with a character cottage to return home to with multi fuel stove and beams.
A lovely 18th century holiday cottage set amongst spectacular scenery in the village of Tanygrisiau in the heart of Snowdonia's stunning National Park near Blaenau Ffestiniog. Retaining many character features including an impressive inglenook fireplace with multi-fuel stove and exposed beams, the cottage provides a welcome retreat to return home to after an exciting day exploring Snowdonia.
A lovely 18th Century dog-friendly cottage perfect for couples, set amongst dramatic Snowdonia scenery in the village of Tanygrisiau in North Wales. Peaceful and cosy with multi-fuel stove, this welcoming cottage has lots of character, lovely views, a pub within a twenty minute walk, wonderful walks from the front door and the Ffestiniog Steam Train in the village.
A charming Welsh holiday cottage providing a cosy retreat for couples or small families in Manod near Blaenau Ffestiniog - an ideal base for exploring Snowdonia with an abundance of attractions for great days out and outdoor adventures.
A pretty dog-friendly holiday cottage in the Welsh village of Llan Ffestiniog, just three miles from Blaenau Ffestiniog providing the perfect cosy retreat for a romantic getaway for couples. Offering compact and comfortable accommodation the cottage is an ideal base for exploring Snowdonia with plenty to see and do.
Tudor Cottage has lots of original charm and enjoys an elevated position that rewards with magnificent far-reaching views over the glorious unspoilt countryside of North Wales. A perfect rural retreat for up to four guests with the use of a hot tub, you can spend your days exploring the many attractions of the Snowdonia National Park or simply relax and unwind in this beautiful setting. Just six miles from the market town of Bala.
Providing a warm welcome at any time of the year, The Granary is one of two self-catering cottages that enjoy an elevated position and stunning views over glorious North Wales scenery. Located six miles from the market town of Bala, guests can enjoy peace and tranquility whilst being centrally located for exploring Snowdonia's stunning national park and many attractions. With the use of a hot tub, this is the perfect country retreat for a relaxing holiday.
Sleeping up to fourteen guests, Pentre Bach House is the perfect retreat for large groups of families and friends who want to enjoy some time away together in a spectacular seaside setting. Sitting in an enviable position in Snowdonia's spectacular National Park, you can enjoy stunning sunsets over the sea and the lovely beaches of Cardigan Bay as well as the mountains on the doorstep. Whether you want to be active, explore or simply relax by the sea, Pentre Bach House is an excellent choice for you and your party. Tourist board rating: 4 Star
Why not enjoy superb sunsets over the sea in this cosy holiday cottage that sits in an enviable position within the Snowdonia National Park. Overlooking Cardigan Bay, Y Llaethdy is perfect for couples or small families sleeping up to three and sits in the village of Llwyngwril within easy reach of Barmouth. Plenty of opportunities for lazy days and adventure days. Tourist board rating: 3 Star
Y Popty sleeps up to six guests and is a lovely character holiday cottage in an enviable position near the sea in the Snowdonia National Park. Sitting in the Welsh village of Llwyngwril close to Barmouth with the magnificent Cader Idris mountain on the doorstep, Pentre Bach offers all the right ingredients whether you want to walk, relax by the sea or explore the areas many attractions. Tourist board rating: 4 Star
A delightful holiday cottage just two miles from the lovely award winning mountain village of Beddgelert - an ideal base for exploring North Wales, Snowdonia National Park and its many attractions. With the Watkin Path accessible from the cottage (for climbing Snowdon), a stunning river opposite and beaches within easy driving distance, this is ideal for outdoor enthusiasts, beach lovers or those who want to explore Snowdonia's many attractions
A delightful conversion providing holiday accommodation of a high standard on the beautiful Mawddach estuary and only five miles to the sandy beaches of Fairbourne and Barmouth in Snowdonia's stunning National Park. There is a hotel and RSPB nature reserve in walking distance and the area is great for outdoor enthusiasts.
A lovely original stone self catering farmhouse located near Dolgellau in the Snowdonia National Park. Ideal for activities such as mountain biking, fishing, pony trekking and golf. Within walking distance of a hotel for meals out and the Mawddach RSPB Nature Reserve, and a short drive from beautiful beaches.
Sitting in a tranquil spot overlooking Cader Idris close to Dolgellau, this welcoming holiday home is perfect for those who enjoy mountain biking, walking, climbing or simply relaxing amongst stunning scenery. Glorious sandy beaches are within easy reach with an abundance of attractions for day trips out. Tourist board rating: 4 Star
Sleeping six to eight guests, this comfortable cottage is ideally placed on the outskirts of Trawsfynydd village, one of Snowdonia's super activity centres and within easy reach of Blaneau Ffestiniog and Coed y Brenin Forest Park. Affordable accommodation which is ideal for groups of friends and families who have a passion for the great outdoors.
A cosy cottage providing an ideal retreat for outdoor enthusiasts in the historic town of Blaenau Ffestiniog surrounded by the Snowdonia National Park. Ideal for walkers, bikers and those who want to explore the national park and its many attractions.
A delightful four star self catering holiday cottage in a lovely position on the edge of the Snowdonia National Park. Ideal for those who enjoy outdoor activities. Tourist board rating: 4 Star
Exceptionally popular, this stylish barn conversion oozes charm and is sits in an idyllic position on a large private estate within the Snowdonia National Park, just half a mile from the sea. With the famous Cader Idris mountain close by, a beach in walking distance, and an indoor heated pool, this dog-friendly retreat is perfect for enjoying precious time with friends or family. Tourist board rating: 5 Star
Located in the picturesque village of Llwyngwril on the coastline of Cardigan Bay in the heart of Snowdonia National Park is this pretty holiday cottage. The perfect place to enjoy the mountains and sea and just a short walk from the beach, shop and village inn. A haven for wildlife (dolphins and seals are often seen in the bay!) with wonderful walks and opportunities for outdoor activities.
The county has a rich heritage and it fostered a British Prime Minister in David Lloyd George who, even though he was born in Manchester, spent his youth in the county before moving onto bigger things. In fact, Gwynedd was also home to ‘Lawrence of Arabia’, T.E. Lawrence and you can visit his childhood home which is set in the small village of Tremadog and known as Snowden Lodge.
Gwynedd can be identified by its small, railway towns that are found all over the county, in addition to its diverse and bountiful wildlife, traditional seaside resorts and numerous outdoor pursuits.
The mining town of Blaenau Ffestiniog has a rich history and heritage and is a popular tourist destination within the county. It features the Llechwedd Slate Caverns which provide a fascinating glimpse into the mining industry in the area and how it made Blaenau Ffestiniog known throughout the country. Like many other towns in the area it placed a huge importance on its railways and the Ffestiniog Railway is a major tourist attraction with its steam trains and age old feel.
Within the Snowdonia National Park is the market town of Dolgellau and here visitors can experience stunning views of the beautiful landscapes and enjoy a wealth of outdoor activities. There are national renowned mountain bike trails around the adjoining countryside and other active pursuits include hill walking, hiking, horse riding, white-water rafting as well as rock climbing and the town is the base for the striking Cadair Idris Mountain.
In keeping with the industrial nature of the county itself, the Sygun Copper Mine which is found in the sleepy village of Beddgelert is a popular attraction. Visitors can go into the mines and learn about its history in amongst the rolling hills and valleys of the Welsh countryside. Gwynedd isn’t all industry and railways and it also has a stretching coastline with beautiful beaches and small seaside towns. The coastal path where walking or cycling enthusiasts can navigate runs for around 180 miles throughout Wales, with a large portion being found in Gwynedd. A relaxing and refreshing way to explore the county.
Traditionalism and heritage play a massive role in this part of the world and for many people; the county of Gwynedd has barely changed in decades. Even now you can soak up the industrious nature of the county with its railways, mining towns and agriculture. In amongst all this are some fantastic beauty spots stretching as far as the eye can see, combined with its majestic coastline and multitude of outdoor pursuits, making Gwynedd a jewel in the Welsh crown.