A cosy holiday cottage located within the grounds of the castle walls of the medieval town of Conwy and within a short stroll of the towns many amenities and harbour. Watkin Cottage enjoys a picturesque setting and is a perfect self-catering base for a holiday exploring North Wales and the Snowdonia National Park.
Wavecrest is a spacious, stylish adults-only holiday cottage steps away from Llandudno's West Shore Beach. It sleeps six people in three bedrooms with three bathrooms and is perfect for couples and friends who want to be within walking distance of this famous Victorian seaside resort's beach, cafes, bars, and shops. The views from the house and garden are fantastic, reaching across the beach towards Anglesey and Puffin Island. Snowdonia, National Trust Bodnant Gardens, Surf Snowdonia, and many other attractions are all within easy reach. Bookings are available all year round.
For those in the know, Llandudno has never been out of fashion. The stylish Victorian seaside resort has two beautiful beaches and excellent amenities, making it ideal for a family holiday by the coast in all seasons. Farsite is a spacious holiday cottage sleeping six people in three bedrooms. It's metres from West Shore's Blue Flag Beach and no more than a 10-minute stroll from North Shore and Llandudno's elegant Victorian pier. The cottage enjoys beautiful water and mountain views from indoors and the garden and is finished and furnished to a high standard.
Laurel Cottage is set on an acre of grounds and boasts stunning Snowdonia views, as well as a private outdoor hot tub and a heated indoor swimming pool. It's near to the village of Eglwysbach, three miles from National Trust Bodnant Gardens and within easy reach of Conwy and Llandudno. This area is packed with ways to have fun, whether you're the sort who enjoys scaling mountains, bouncing around on subterranean trampolines, wandering around stately homes and gardens, or dining daily on fresh local produce. Laurel sleeps four people in two bedrooms and is child and dog-friendly. It's available for bookings all year round.
Enjoy all the beauty of North Wales from this welcoming holiday cottage. Fig Tree sleeps five people in two rooms and is perfect for families or couples. Guests enjoy spectacular views of the Carneddau (Snowdonia) and a location near to Eglwysbach village. Gorgeous gardens, mountains, mountain bike trails, and top Snowdonia attractions like Adventure Parc Snowdonia, Conwy Castle, Llandudno Pier, the Welsh Mountain Zoo and Portmeirion within a few miles. Guests have an acre of grounds that include a heated indoor swimming pool and a picnic spot. Fig Tree Cottage is available for bookings all year round.
The stunning position of Plas Haf makes it a perfect choice for couples looking for a romantic break by the sea. With access onto a private beach, this stylish holiday lodge sleeps two (or four with the use of a sofa bed) and is located in an enviable waterside position in the Victorian seaside resort of Llandudno in North Wales. With stunning views over the Conwy Estuary and Snowdonia Mountains, Plas Haf will fulfil your holiday dreams, whether they are to relax by the sea, explore North Wales or get active in the Snowdonia National Park.
Two cosy holiday cottages (sleeping up to five guests in each) ideally placed for a seaside holiday in Llandudno just twenty yards from the seafront. An ideal base for exploring this lovely part of North Wales whether you are a family or couple looking for a romantic break.
Your whole family, including the dog, will love this welcoming cottage, which is steps from Penrhyn Bay beach and only a few miles from Llandudno, Conwy and the Snowdonia National Park. It comfortably sleeps up to five people in three bedrooms, with an enclosed garden and off-street parking. The cottage is close to favourite attractions like Conwy Castle and the Snowdon Mountain Railway, as well as golf courses, footpaths and cycling routes, including Sustrans Route 5 which goes past Colwyn Bay and Conwy, and the Wales Coast Path.
The Ship Inn was built with fun and hospitality in mind. The period Victorian former pub is a light and welcoming space with 12 bedrooms that can sleep large groups of up to 34 people, multiple living spaces and plenty of extras like a cinema room, a games room, and multiroom Sky TV access. The property is perfect for guests of all ages, and ideal for an annual holiday or special celebration with your extended family and friends. Old Colwyn Beach and The Promenade are only a five-minute walk from the door, as are shops, cafes and welcoming pubs. With loads of space indoors and out, and a location that is close to Blue Flag beaches, eateries and favourite attractions, this huge holiday home is a popular choice in every season.
Unwind and relax in the peaceful surroundings of Sunset and Stars Cottage. This lovely holiday home is in the quiet village of Llysfaen, close to Colwyn Bay and within easy reach of Snowdon, Conwy Castle, Zip World and Bounce Below. It sleeps four people in two bedrooms with a Z-bed to accommodate an additional child, with every room beautifully finished and furnished. The views are incredible. The garden has seating and a fire pit so you can snuggle up outside and enjoy a little stargazing at the end of a fun day at the beach, walking along the coastal footpath or climbing Snowdon, or enjoying one of the many other sights and attractions of North Snowdonia.
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If you’re looking for a beach holiday in Wales then Llandudno tends to be the destination that gets recommended the most. Below are some of the best things to see and do when you’re staying in the area.
The beaches in Llandudno are famous for being some of the most beautiful in this part of Wales, so if you’re spending time in the town then you should definitely take a walk down to the shoreline. North Shore Beach is the most popular and has the most on offer, whereas West Shore Beach tends to get fewer visitors and is better for those looking for a quiet walking spot.
Llandudno Pier is a top attraction, originally built in the Victorian era and still home to some classic seaside things to do like arcade games. In the summer live performances are organised on the pier, but it’s a great spot to visit at any time, particularly if you’re on the lookout for dolphins.
Those looking to experience a bit of culture during their stay can go to Llandudno’s Oriel Mostyn Gallery, which is housed in an iconic terracotta building with a gold spire. Six gallery spaces showcase a range of different artists from both the local area and beyond, and there’s also an excellent gift shop and cafe.
If you enjoy adrenaline-filled experiences then you should definitely visit the Llandudno Ski and Snowboard Centre, which is home to the longest toboggan ride in Wales. There is a range of things to do on offer here, but the 575m route is a real highlight.
Spending an afternoon at the Botanical Gardens at Happy Valley is another popular thing to do in Llandudno, especially in the summer when the gardens are full of people picnicking. You can then catch a cable car up to the Great Orme Summit Complex, where you can enjoy views of Snowdonia and catch the Great Orme Tramway back down.
If you have the time then taking a trip into Snowdonia is a great way to see more of the area and enjoy a bit of walking or cycling. Or, stay a little closer to the town and visit nearby Conwy or Colwyn Bay.
Between May and September, Llandudno experiences its best weather of the year, so if you want to avoid the rain and cold temperatures as much as possible, this is the best time to visit the town. It can get incredibly busy right in the middle of summer when the schools are all on holiday, so if you’re hoping to avoid the crowds then we recommend visiting at either the start or the end of the peak tourist season.