3 (off peak)
Renovated in 2021 this stunning cottage is located in the pretty Welsh village of Tanygrisiau, lying just one mile from the larger historic slate mining town of Blaenau Ffestiniog, now a UNESCO World Heritage site in the heart of the Snowdonia National Park in North Wales. This lovely end of terrace cottage is set in a quiet location and overlooking fields and a river close by, it is the perfect spot to relax and unwind as you enjoy the peace and tranquillity. This lovely end of terrace cottage will not disappoint and provides the perfect base for your holiday or short break. Furnished to a high standard with a modern and stylish interior whilst complimenting the characteristics of an 18th Century cottage. Sleeping six guests in four bedrooms, and with a cosy wood burning stove, Smart TVs in every bedroom and a south facing patio, Swn yr Afon is perfect for families and friends looking to explore this beautiful corner of North Wales.
With a range of adventurous activities, wonderful walks and bike rides and family friendly attractions on the doorstep, Swn yr Afon is perfectly located for anyone wanting to get out and about to explore the spectacular scenery within the Snowdonia National Park. Lace up your walking books to explore the local trails around the Tanygrisiau Reservoir or the Manod mountains, or head a little further afield to the impressive peak of Mount Snowdon. Mountain bikers will be spoilt for choice with the fantastic downhill tracks and trails two miles away at Antur Stiniog or head to the infamous trails at Coed y Brenin. Other day trips include visiting the famous Italianiate village of Portmeirion, testing your metal at Zip World Titan and Bounce Below or take a tour deep underground into Llechwedd’s mine. For those who can't resist a trip to the seaside, the stunning beaches at Harlech and Black Rock Sands are less than half an hour away and there are several CADW heritage sites waiting to be explored.
There are a good range of amenities close by including a village pub and shop within a twenty minute walk, or The Lakeside café a two minute stroll away. Just a mile and a half away, the historic mining town of Blaenau Ffestiniog has a good choice of places to eat, shops and pubs, as well as the award winning Ffestiniog Narrow Gauge Steam Railway. You can also go fishing in one of the local lakes or play golf in Betws-y-Coed or Porthmadog.
With bookings available all year round and short breaks available outside peak season, it is always a good time to visit Snowdonia. Swn yr Afon is one of four holiday cottages in the same terrace in Tanygrisiau. Please contact the owners to enquire about renting more than one cottage.
Angie & Rich Aitkenhead joined Independent Cottages in March 2011
Attractive end of terrace stone cottage situated on a quiet residential lane overlooking fields in the Snowdonia National Park. Accommodation is over two levels.
Outside: Enclosed south facing courtyard at the front of the house has a picnic bench. Lockable bike storage and off road parking for two cars.
Additional Information: Bed linen, towels, tea towels, central heating and WiFi are included. Sorry, no pets and no smoking.
Please Note: The arrival time is 4pm onwards on the day of arrival and departure is no later than 10am on departure day.
| Sat, 25 Jun 2022 for 7 nights, £665
Save £110. 3 night short break also available - please enquire
| Sat, 9 Jul 2022 for 7 nights, £740
| Sat, 16 Jul 2022 for 7 nights, £860
| Sat, 13 Aug 2022 for 7 nights, £1050