Llansannan lies on the banks of the River Aled in Wales’ Conwy County Borough, eight miles south of Abergele and nine miles west of Denbigh. Self-catering holidays in Llansannan are ideal for visitors who want to experience life in an authentic Welsh community, where rural traditions are alive and well and Welsh is still widely spoken. Wander into the village centre from your holiday cottage in Llansannan and you will discover a peaceful community which time seems to have forgotten, with pretty streets lined with family-run businesses. You will notice a number of historic landmarks, such as the graceful, listed church of St Sannan’s and The Little Girl, a statue which was unveiled in 1899 to commemorate famous people in the area. In the middle of Llansannan, the Red Lion Inn is an excellent pub with a variety of local ales and delicious food, prepared with the finest local ingredients.
The rolling countryside surrounding Llansannan is crisscrossed by tranquil footpaths, where you can walk for miles with only the sound of birds singing in the trees and hedgerows for company. The neighbouring town of Denbigh is well worth a visit, with a good selection of shops and the remains of a 13th century castle.
Llansannan holiday cottages are perfectly located for exploring North Wales. The coast is a scenic half-hour drive northward, with sweeping bays and secluded, rocky coves. Llandudno is a lovely resort, with a sandy beach, elegant pier and array of nostalgic seaside amusements. Further west, Conwy is Britain’s most complete walled town, with dramatic bridges over the River Conwy and a World Heritage-listed 13th century castle. Snowdonia National Park is also nearby, with shimmering lakes, soaring mountains and some of Wales’ most dramatic walking and climbing routes.