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Twll y Cae

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7 Nights See prices

  • £630  to  £1085

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Short Breaks

  • £ Enquire
    3 night min. (off peak only)

Next OfferMore offers

£300 Fri, 12 Nov 2021
3 nights - November weekend break

Key Information

  • Sleeps


  • Bedrooms

    3 Rooms

  • Min Nights

    7 (peak)
    3 (off peak)

  • Children


  • WiFi


  • Dogs

    2 Dogs

  • Bathrooms


  • Access

    Ground floor

  • Open Fire

About Twll y Cae

Twll y Cae is ideally located for exploring the stunning Llyn Peninsula and Snowdonia National Park, and is within easy reach of Porthmadog, Portmeirion and Criccieth. The traditional Welsh cottage is set back from a quiet lane in Pentrefelin, surrounded by flowering gardens. There is space for up to five people to sleep in three bedrooms, so it is ideal for families, friends, or couples who appreciate the extra space. The owners have thought of everything to ensure their guests have a comfortable stay in any season.

Pentrefelin is a tiny village between Porthmadog (2 miles) and Criccieth (3 miles), only a five-minute drive from each town where there is a variety of places to eat, drink and shop. Porthmadog is known for being on the Ffestiniog & Welsh Highland Railway and the West Highland Heritage Railway. Both trains offer a relaxing way to journey through spectacular scenery. Porthmadog Harbour is busy with sailing boats, and sitting on the harbour wall with an ice cream or a parcel of fish and chips (or both, if you're peckish!) is a lovely way to pass an hour or two. Criccieth is a pretty seaside resort town with two beaches, a medieval castle and plenty of cafes, pubs, restaurants and a mainline train station on the Cambrian Railway line to Birmingham.

Guests staying at Twll y Cae can easily explore on foot or by bike as there are beautiful footpaths and cycling routes from the door. There's also a local bus service that eliminates the need to use the car every day. Guests can go mountain biking on bridleways and specially built trails like those at Coed y Brenin, walking around the coast or through the Carneddau, Glyderau and Rhinogau mountain ranges, play golf, go sea kayaking, climb rocks, or go fishing. Nearby attractions include Bounce Below, Zip World, the Snowdon Mountain Railway, Portmeirion village, and Caernarfon Castle.

A holiday in this part of West Wales is perfect for anyone in any season whether you want to be active or to laze on the beach or in the garden. The region is a paradise of birds and wildlife, with centuries of history and a unique culture that reflects the warmth and creativity of its people.

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Owner details:

Ann Alston joined Independent Cottages in June 2020

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Amenities / Facilities

  • Open Fire
  • Beach Nearby
  • Off-Road Parking
  • Accessible by Public Transport
  • Cot
  • Highchair
  • Golf Nearby
  • Garden/ Outside Area
  • Enclosed Garden
  • DVD Player
  • Washing Machine
  • Microwave
  • Dish washer
  • Shower
  • Bath
  • WiFi

Location (Snowdonia)

Accommodation Comprises:

Twll y Cae is a period cottage dating from the time when drovers passed by with their cattle and sheep on their way to markets in the south of England. Accommodation is all on one level.

  • Enter through a stone porch and into a welcoming hallway.
  • Relaxing living/dining room with a comfortable sofa, fireplace and a TV. There is a table in front of the window that overlooks the garden. The cottage has WiFi for guests to use their smartphones, tablets and laptops. The owners have provided a selection of books and games, as well as maps and information about the local area.
  • Country style kitchen/diner with fitted cupboards and a slate floor. There is plenty of space to store and prepare food, with the farmhouse dining table providing extra space if it's needed. The range cooker makes light work of catering for hungry families, while the dishwasher takes care of the washing up.
  • Utility room with a washing machine and laundry facilities.
  • Bedroom with a double bed, bedside tables and reading lights, a wardrobe, and a window overlooking the flower garden.
  • Second double bedroom with shelving and hanging space.
  • Third bedroom with a single bed, bedside table and reading light.
  • Family bathroom with a bath, WC and a handbasin.
  • Tiled shower room with a walk-in shower, WC and a handbasin.

Outside: The cottage has mature landscaped gardens with beautiful flowering plants and a seating area, a terrace with picnic furniture, and ample off-street parking.

Additional Information: All utilities, WiFi, bed linen and bath towels are provided. One well behaved dog is welcome through prior agreement - please check with the owner before booking. Smoking is not permitted. Travel cot provided (please bring bedding for the cot).

Twll y Cae Tariff & Supplementary Information

Season Weekly Rate Short Breaks

Sat, 2nd Oct 2021 - Fri, 29th Oct 2021
Changeover: Any Day, Min Nights: 3
Short break prices:
3 nights: £300 | 4 nights: £400 | 5 nights: £500 | 6 nights: £600

7 Nights

3 Nights

Sat, 30th Oct 2021 - Wed, 22nd Dec 2021
Changeover: Any Day, Min Nights: 3
Short break prices:
3 nights: £300 | 4 nights: £400 | 5 nights: £500 | 6 nights: £600

7 Nights

3 Nights

Thu, 23rd Dec 2021 - Wed, 29th Dec 2021
Changeover: Any Day, Min Nights: 7

7 Nights

Short breaks
not available

Thu, 30th Dec 2021 - Sun, 2nd Jan 2022
Changeover: Thursday, Min Nights: 3
Short break prices:
3 nights: £525

7 Nights

3 Nights

Mon, 3rd Jan 2022 - Fri, 4th Mar 2022
Changeover: Any Day, Min Nights: 3
Short break prices:
3 nights: £300 | 4 nights: £400 | 5 nights: £500 | 6 nights: £600

7 Nights

3 Nights

Sat, 5th Mar 2022 - Fri, 1st Apr 2022
Changeover: Saturday, Min Nights: 7

7 Nights

Short breaks
not available

Sat, 2nd Apr 2022 - Fri, 22nd Apr 2022
Changeover: Saturday, Min Nights: 7

7 Nights

Short breaks
not available

Bedroom Configuration:
Sleeps 5 in 3 bedrooms (2 Doubles, 1 Single)
2 dogs welcome
Ground floor accommodation
No smoking
Preferred Arrival Day:
Payment Options:
Credit / Debit Card
Booking Conditions:
Please refer to the owner for accessibility requirements, booking terms / conditions and cancellation policy.
Please discuss any requirements regarding your pet(s) with the property owner.
Independent Cottages recommends that you take out holiday cancellation insurance.

Owner Area

Ann Alston
Member Since June 2020

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Twll y Cae Noticeboard

I am now taking Autumn and Winter bookings. Short breaks are available and flexible start dates.

Last Minute Offers

Fri, 12 Nov 2021 for 3 nights, £300
November weekend break
Mon, 15 Nov 2021 for 3 nights, £300
November short break
Wed, 24 Nov 2021 for 3 nights, £300
Short breaks from £300. Flexible start dates. Seven nights from £630.
Fri, 3 Dec 2021 for 3 nights, £300
December short breaks available from £300. Flexible start dates. Seven nights from £630.
Thu, 30 Dec 2021 for 3 nights, £525
New Year short break (full week also available!)

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