This three-storey Victorian townhouse is perfect for families as there is loads of space for up to eight people to sleep in four beautiful bedrooms, many of which have views of Criccieth Castle. The beach is a minute's walk from the door, as are shops, tea rooms and cafes. Walk along the Wales Coast Path and spot dolphins frolicking in Cardigan Bay, and spend your days exploring Snowdonia National Park, the Llyn Peninsula, and favourite attractions that include Portmeirion and the magnificent Caernarfon Castle. Aeolian is an ideal holiday rental for families or friends and is available for self-catering holidays all year round. Tourist board rating: 4 Star
Bwthyn Bach, or Little Cottage, is a romantic holiday home with sensational views of Moel y Gest and the southern Snowdonia mountains. The charming ground-floor cottage is only two miles from Criccieth and has excellent access to footpaths and cycling routes around the Llyn Peninsula, Cardigan Bay and the national park. It has one bedroom for couples or solo visitors, with guests enjoying extras like an outdoor hot tub and a cosy log burner. Bwthyn Bach is dog-friendly and available for bookings all year round.
Glas y Dorlan is a wonderful stylish barn conversion in a gorgeous setting between the Llyn Peninsula and southern Snowdonia mountains. Criccieth and beaches are two miles away, while Porthmadog and Portmeirion are 10 and 15 minutes by car. There is fishing on-site and excellent access to footpaths, cycling routes and mountain bike trails. Caernarfon Castle, Zip World and Bounce Below are all within half an hour's drive. The cottage is dog friendly and sleeps up to four people in two bedrooms. It is very popular with couples but also suits families and friends.
Families love Ty Mawr, not only for its spacious rooms and garden but also for the stunning views over the valley to the mountains of Snowdonia. The period self-catering farmhouse is two miles from Criccieth and within easy reach of the Snowdonia National Park, providing a wealth of ways to explore and enjoy this fantastic landscape. Walking, cycling, mountain biking, swimming, and surfing are all readily accessible, and there is coarse and game fishing on site. The dog-friendly holiday rental sleeps eight people in four bedrooms, two of which are ensuite, and is available for bookings all year round.
Sleeping 10 people in five bedrooms, Eisteddfa is a superb self-catering holiday rental near Criccieth. It has fantastic views from almost every window, multiple reception rooms and a huge garden, so it is perfect for big families, extended families or friends. The location is perfect for a fun-filled holiday being only two miles from beaches on the Llyn Peninsula and within easy reach of Snowdonia National Park. There are gorgeous walks and bike rides from the door. Caernarfon Castle and the Snowdon Mountain Railway are half an hour's drive, while Portmeirion and Porthmadog are less than 15 minutes from the house.
Capel Mawr is big, bold and beautiful, with space to relax, socialise and enjoy spending time with your friends and family. This huge apartment is on the top two floors of a converted chapel, in the heart of Criccieth and within walking distance of cafes, shops, pubs and the town's picturesque beaches and castle. It sleeps up to 11 people in five bedrooms with unique features like ornate ceiling roses and furniture crafted from beams and pews that came out of the chapel when it was renovated. The Llyn Peninsula has miles of spectacular coastline and is within easy reach of Snowdonia National Park, Portmeirion, Harlech and Porthmadog.
Twll-y-Cae was initially an inn on an old drovers' route but is now a warm and welcoming holiday cottage where up to five people can stay in three very comfortable bedrooms. It is perfect for exploring the Snowdonia National Park, Llyn Peninsula and the stunning coastline around Criccieth and Porthmadog. Criccieth is on the mainline Cambrian Railway line to Birmingham making it easily accessible via public transport. Zip World, Port Meirion, the Snowdon Mountain Railway and other favourite attractions are well within reach for a fun day out. At the same time, there are beautiful walks and bike rides accessible as soon as you leave the cottage's peaceful flowering gardens.
Mur Crusto Bach is a delightful stone holiday cottage on a small organic fruit and veg farm with views over Cardigan Bay and the mountains. Situated between the lovely scenery and unspoilt beaches of the Llyn Peninsula and the mountains of Snowdonia, it is perfect for families, as a base for walking or cycling holidays, or simply relaxing. Tourist board rating: 4 Star
Popular towns in and around Snowdonia:BarmouthBetws-y-CoedBodfariConwyCricciethDolgellauLlandudnoPorthmadogTywyn
Some local suggestions:Dog friendly Snowdonia cottagesLuxury Snowdonia holiday cottages
Or search further afield:
Search within North Wales