Denbighshire is one of the most popular areas to visit in Wales, and a great way to see it is by staying in a cosy and warm holiday cottage. The north coast has sandy beaches. Along the County's east perimeter, you will find a long stretch of stunning countryside, designated as an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. There are castles and ancient monuments all around for lovers of history, such as Bodelwyddan Castle (fit with a museum!). Visit the Bontnewydd Palaeolithic site, which was home to some of the earliest records of the UK's Neanderthals. To make the most of Denbighshire's landscape, go to The Horseshoe Pass mountain; the mesmerizing Horseshoe falls can be found near the historic Llantysilio Hall. There's also the Victorian resorts of Prestatyn and Rhyl. Rhyl is an excellent choice if you're with the kids because it is the home of the Rhyl Sun Centre, which boasts fabulous lagoon pools and slides.
Cae-Caled Cottage is an award-winning romantic cottage lying on a farm at the foot of the Clwydian Hill Range. The pet-friendly cottage in Bodfari, North Wales, promises contemporary chic and country charm plus a swimming pool, private fishing, a delightful garden and an open fire.
Richmond Hall is a grand, luxurious rural cottage set among gorgeous grounds in St Asaph, North Wales. It treats guests to a heated swimming pool, gym, sauna, games room and all-weather tennis court, as well as luxury décor, traditional charm and a glass summerhouse, plus access to lovely St Asaph.
Abbey Cottage is a spacious Grade II listed 13th-century cottage whose grounds host the rustic ruins of Denbigh Friary. Set in Denbigh in North Wales, the pet-friendly cottage offers access to Snowdonia as well as an acre of grounds, an open fire and a successful blend of modern style and tradition.
A large, detached and comfortably furnished holiday property in Denbighshire, The Farm House in Llantysilio sleeps 14. It is a pet friendly holiday home in a rural location beneath the Maersyrchen Mountain near Llangollen. It sleeps 14 guests and is perfect for walking and family holidays.
Perched atop an inspiring scenic hilltop location in North Wales, the Bryn Howell Stables in Llangollen is a superb, 3-bedroom rural retreat in Denbighshire for 2-6 guests. A remote cottage, this dog-friendly vintage holiday property has been beautifully renovated for family holidays.
Tranquillity is assured at Hay Store, a rural cottage surrounded by countryside in Corwen, North Wales. Situated just moments from Snowdonia, the pet-friendly cottage offers spacious, furnished grounds with a hot tub, reminders of yesteryear, tiled floors, contemporary comfort and fresh clean air.
This large mid-Wales holiday cottage near Lake Bala is located on a peaceful country estate where facilities include use of a heated indoor swimming pool and tennis court. Beater's Cottage sleeps 8 in 4 bedrooms and is within easy reach of Lake Bala, Snowdonia and North Wales beaches.
Pen-Y-Parc is a delightful 18th-century stone-built rural cottage offering the delights of the countryside and the coast. Situated in peaceful Gwaenysgor in North Wales and Snowdonia, the homely cottage offers seclusion as well as rural charm, delightful gardens and views of the surrounding hills.
One of two wonderfully refurbished farm cottages near the rural village of Clawddnewydd, Clwyd, Maes makes an ideal holiday base for large families and groups in North Wales, a large pet-friendly cottage with shared games room, hot tub, sauna, and five stylish bedrooms each with TVs and en-suite.
Sitting on the edge of the village of Carrog near Corwen in Denbighshire, The Mill House is a lovingly maintained Edwardian farmhouse overlooking the River Dee. This pet-friendly five-bedroom home is ideal for large group or family trips to Snowdonia.
Scotch Hall Cottage is a wonderful Grade II listed detached cottage situated by the canal next to Pontcysyllte Aqueduct. The pet-friendly cottage is situated near Trevor and boasts traditional charm and modern comforts. The former canal pay office offers a unique and relaxing holiday in North Wales.
Beach Cottage is a large and family-friendly holiday cottage in Rhyl that sleeps 12 guests in 5 bedrooms. It is also a pet-friendly, luxury holiday home with a pool table, Sky TV, and many other facilities to ensure a happy holiday for families of large groups of friends on the North Wales Coast.
A large luxury holiday cottage in Denbighshire, The Beeches is located near the centre of Llangollen. This beautifully furnished 5-bedroom dog-friendly cottage sleeps 10. Its proximity to the River Dee suggests packing a picnic basket of crackers and wine to relax by the river bank on sunny days.
For a quieter day out, the Welsh Crafts Centre can be for in Ruthin, including its excellent café, perfect for a leisurely coffee. While in town, explore the Ruthin Gaol, and afterwards, enjoy a meal at the Myddelton Grill on the Square. Journey to Llangollen and spend a day lazing in the sun as you float along on a canal boat. Llangollen is also the proud home of the International Music Eisteddfod, always drawing in singers and dancers from all over the world. For any car-lovers, a couple hours at the Llangollen Motor Museum is sure to be a treat, especially if coupled with a refreshing pint at the Corn Mill overlooking the water. Other pleasures awaiting the visitors of Denbighshire include picnics in the Loggerheads County Park, donkey rides on the beaches, steam train rides on the Llangollen Railway, and a wide range of thrilling water sports along the North Wales coast.