Snowdonia Cottage Holidays in North Wales

Whether visiting in summer or winter, the Snowdonia National Park in North Wales will delight visitors with its breath-taking mountain scenery. It’s a perfect destination for self-catering holidays for those looking to get out into the great outdoors, or to mix mountain walking holidays with days on the wide sandy beaches of the North Wales Coast. At Snowdonia’s heart stands Mount Snowdon, the highest mountain in Wales, a mecca for walkers and, with the option of ascending it by train, the is summit accessible to all.  The region’s deep ex-glacial valleys offer clearwater lakes, meandering rivers and fine views. Snowdonia also offers a wealth of historical places of interest. There’s many an ancient castle telling tales of how they “beat the English”, as well as the remains of its rich industrial history from slate quarries to mines.

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Ddol Helyg Barn, Llanberis, Gwynedd

Ddol Helyg Barn, Llanberis

Ddol Helyg Barn is a large rural barn conversion near Caernarfon, Gwynedd on the North Wales Coast in the Snowdonia National Park. Sleeping 14 in 5 bedrooms this under-floor heated, pet friendly holiday cottage is perfect for seaside and mountain holidays suiting large families or friends.

Owl & Buzzard Cottage, Dolgellau, Gwynedd

Owl & Buzzard Cottage, Dolgellau

Tal y Waen Cottages. 2 spacious, comfortable stone built barn conversions in Gwynedd with stunning views. 2 miles from Dolgellau, set in lower slopes of Cader Idris, close to the beautiful Mawddach Estuary. Well equipped, each has 1 double, 1 twin & 1 sofa bed. Pets welcome.

Ty Newydd, Llangadfan, Powys

Ty Newydd, Llangadfan

A beautifully presented holiday cottage in an equally beautiful secluded location in Llangdafan, Ty Newedd has an indoor heated swimming pool and an outdoor hot tub to go with the luxurious interior of this large holiday home that sleeps up to 16 guests in Powys.

Ashcoast House, Caernarfon, Gwynedd

Ashcoast House, Caernarfon

Ashcoast House is a modern self-catering holiday cottage sleeping 5 in the secluded rural village of Talysarn near Caernarfon in North Snowdonia. This child friendly property has front and enclosed rear gardens and off-road parking. Pets welcome. Gas, electricity, bed linen and towels provided.

Tan Llan, Dollgellau, Gwynedd

Tan Llan, Dollgellau

Tan Llan is a large Grade II listed 18th-century country house nestling in 15-acres of grounds in a sleepy Snowdonia village near Dolgellau. This luxury holiday cottage is very well-equipped for big groups of friends of families and sleeps 16 in 8 bedrooms in a beautiful rural location.

Capel Dinorwig, Llanberis, Gwynedd

Capel Dinorwig, Llanberis

Capel Dinorwig is a magnificent, converted, pet friendly Welsh Chapel in Gwynedd creating a large, luxury, eco holiday home near Llanberis in the Snowdonia National Park. It sleeps 16 in 8 bedrooms all with ensuite bathrooms snd sauna. The remote, rural views from the chapel are absolutely stunning....

Wenallt, Dolgellau, Gwynedd

Wenallt, Dolgellau

Nestling in the heart of Dolgellau, a rural Welsh mountain village, Wenallt is a large and dog friendly Welsh holiday cottage that sleeps 14. This tastefully furnished house is perfectly located for holidays discovering Snowdonia, the Lleyn Peninsula and lies within easy reach of sandy beaches.

Llannerch Goch Luxury Cottage, Betws-y-Coed, Conwy

Llannerch Goch Luxury Cottage, Betws-y-Coed

Luxury 5* cottages with en-suite rooms, sleeps 2-4, 2 miles from picturesque village of Betws-y-Coed, Snowdonia National Park, North Wales. Achieved 5* rating on Trip Advisor, close to all Top 10 attractions of North Wales. Free Wi-Fi. Short breaks available. Pets welcome in The Old Coach House

Mountain View, Conwy, Conwy

Mountain View, Conwy

This is a Welsh beauty! A large 16-bedroom pet friendly holiday property with off-road parking sleeping up to 59 guests on the edge of the Snowdonia National Park in Penmaenmawr. Located on the North Wales coast near Conwy, Mountain View is just a 10-minute walk from the beach.

Plas Gwynfryn, Harlech, Gwynedd

Plas Gwynfryn, Harlech

Nestling in the heart of the Snowdonia National Park, Plas Gwynfryn is a large, luxury holiday home on the Welsh Coast near Harlech in Gwynedd, North Wales. This grand and pet friendly Edwardian house sleeps 18 in 8 bedrooms with 6 bathrooms and stands in an 8-acre estate.

The Keepers Lodge, Morfa Nefyn, Gwynedd

The Keepers Lodge, Morfa Nefyn

The Keepers Lodge is a large detached cottage offering rural self-catering holidays for big groups and families just outside Morfa Nefyn in the picturesque Lleyn Pensula on the North Coast of Wales. The cottage sleeps 20 in 8 bedrooms and has a hot tub and WiFi.

Plas Newydd, Abersoch, Gwynedd

Plas Newydd, Abersoch

Plas Newydd, is one of The Daily Mirror's 'Top 10 Holiday Cottages With Pools'. It is a large detached and dog friendly farmhouse with an outdoor heated pool in rural surroundings near Aberdaron and Snowdonia on the Lleyn Peninsula in North Wales. It comfortably sleeps 13 in 7 bedrooms.

The Coach House, Maentwrog, Gwynedd

The Coach House, Maentwrog

'AWARD WINNNG' romantic holiday cottage, nestled in 3 acres of grounds near Portmeirion - right in the heart of Snowdonia National Park. Cute and characterful it makes a perfect romantic holiday for two! Rated EXCELLENT on Trip Advisor!

Ddol Helyg Farmhouse, Caernarfon, Gwynedd

Ddol Helyg Farmhouse, Caernarfon

Ddol Helyg Farmhouse is a large and spacious North Wales holiday cottage. It is situated in the grounds of the owner's 30-acre livery yard, on the edge of the village of Llanrug, just 2 miles from the Snowdonian town of Llanberis in Gwynedd.

Millgate Cottage, Conwy, Conwy

Millgate Cottage, Conwy

Millgate Cottage is a charming end terrace inside the medieval town walls and next door to Conwy Castle, with the added bonus of parking directly outside, allowing doorstep access to the delights of this medieval town, including restaurants and pubs. Pets welcome.

There’s much more to Snowdonia than walking and climbing its crags. The Go Below Underground Centre in Betwe y Coed includes the longest underground zip wire in the world as well as the option to climb a waterfall. If zip wires appeal, then a visit to Zip World in Betheseda and Zip World Titan in Blaenau Ffestiniog will set your pulses racing. Europe’s longest zip wires with speeds of 100mph will guarantee a few white knuckles.

Families with younger children can get their thrills at the Yr Hwylfan Fun Centre in Caernarfon, North Wales’s largest indoor adventure play centre. fF you’re on a self-catering holiday, then Bodnant Welsh Food in Tal-y-Cafn near Conwy is a must go place for locally produce food from organic vegetables to locally made cheeses. It also has a cokkery school and a bee-keeping centre.

Heritage railway lovers have a choice of two Welsh Narrow Gauge railways, the Ffestiniog and Welsh Highland Railways, the former running from Porthmadog and the latter setting off from Caernarfon on their respective journey’s into Snowdonia.

The Snowdonia Riding Stables near Caernarfon provide opportunities to explore Snowdonia’s mountain and coastal trails on horseback while the GreenWood Forest Park, also outside Caernarfon has the longest sledge run in Europe as well as a barefoot trail, treetop towers and nippy Moon Carts.