Snowdonia Cottage Holidays in North Wales

Whether visiting in summer or winter, the Snowdonia National Park in North Wales is one of the UK'smost popular destinations for visitors seeking a holiday amidst 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.

The Snowdonia National Park in North Wales offers a wide choice of holiday cottages for short breaks and longer holidays in the great outdoors. From luxurious converted chapples (or capels to use their correct Welsh name), to restored and delightfully cosy old quarrymen's cottages the choice of self-catering acocmmodation in Snowdonia means that there's a choice of cottages, large and small to suit every need. Indeed, there’s much more to a Snowdonia holiday than walking and climbing its crags, with many family friendly attractions and locations to fill a holiday in this mountainous corner of North Wales.

36 cottages found 36 match all criteria.

Make a holiday to Colwyn Bay, Clwyd, and the North Wales coast pleasant and comfortable by staying at Gwern Tyno, a rural cottage situated in the picturesque Nant-Y-Glyn Valley, with sitting room and dining area that provides access to a patio and large garden affording magnificent farmland views.

Deri Llewelyn offers guests the charm of a 19th century converted Conwy barn and the comforts of 21st century living on a working farm near Rowen, in Snowdonia. The spacious first-floor rural apartment contains three bedrooms and one bathroom and welcomes children and pets to its ample play areas.

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.

Hikers and outdoor enthusiasts will love the proximity to Snowdonia of this six-bedroom rural cottage. Farmhouse lies in the Conwy village of Pentrefoelas and boasts views of the stunning countryside as well as wheelchair access, endless entertainment options, cosy open fires and a games room.

A lovingly maintained large Snowdonia holiday cottage, Tyn Llwyn is a grand farmhouse beautifully renovated to create a rural holiday home near Harlech in North Wales. Standing on a 7-acre smallholding, pet-friendly Tyn Llwyn welcomes families and groups looking for a coast and countryside retreat.

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.

Outdoor enthusiasts of all ages can use Llety’r Bugail, a country cottage with mountain views located in the small market town of Dolgellau, Gwynedd, as their home base to explore scenic Snowdonia National Park by foot or mountain bike or make a day of it at nearby Fairbourne Beach. Sleeps 6.

Ysgubor is a thoroughly modern seaside barn conversion in the near Harlech in rural West Wales. Surrounded by 40 acres of grassland, the two-bedroom rural holiday home near Harlech is perfect for families’ for holidays on the beach or walking in Snowdonia.

If you would like a peaceful and romantic getaway to the remote surroundings of Snowdonia, Lavender Cottage offers modern accommodation of a high standard to couples. Based on a charming smallholding the terraced - bedroom barn conversion immerses guests in rolling hills and rural Welsh scenery.

  • Sleeps 3
  • Bedrooms 1
  • Bathrooms 1
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Tal y Waen Cottages. Owl & Buzzard are 2 spacious coastal cottages in a remote rural location in Snowdonia. These comfortable stone-built barn conversions in Gwynedd offer stunning views 2 miles from Dolgellau on the lower slopes of Cader Idris, close to the beautiful Mawddach Estuary. Pets welcome.

This large, coastal cottage between Caernarfon and Snowdonia is a luxury retreat with mountain views. With three bedrooms and bathrooms, there is more than enough space in this pet-friendly holiday cottage that sleeps 8 to make this a base for a large family holiday. You will love Owl Farmhouse!

An idyllic countryside holiday awaits at Ty Nansi Rhiannon, a rural cottage situated on a working farm near Rowen. The 19th-century conversion welcomes families and pets to a restored stone barn featuring modern amenities plus access to the stunning sights of Snowdonia and the North Wales coast.

Llletty is a Grade II listed, stone farmhouse situated on the Bodnant Estate near Colwyn Bay in Conwy. The rural cottage has been lovingly restored and its grounds include mature gardens, lawned areas and the small Annexe. The pet-friendly property boasts an open fire and gorgeous views.

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.

Y Dowlod cottage is a meticulously renovated Snowdonia property, utilising eco materials throughout, offering a peaceful and remote romantic getaway for couples with modern facilities and luxury furnishings. Y Dowlod has eco-sourced underfloor heating throughout for the ultimate homely feel.

Rural and delightfully remote, Cwm Yr Afon Cottage is located on a sheep farm. This beautifully renovated rural cottage in the North Wales countryside is a small, romantic retreat in Snowdonia. Dog-friendly and child-friendly. Sleeps 3.

A delightful stone-built farm cottage situated amidst the foothills of the Berwyn Mountains in Snowdonia National Park, Berwyn Cottage near the market town of Bala, Gwynedd, offers families of up to four on holiday in the Welsh highlands the perfect home base to explore this natural rural paradise.

Maes Coch Cottage welcomes couples planning a holiday in Snowdonia walking, climbing, touring or simply relaxing, this cosy countryside farm cottage near Dolgellau in North Wales. Maes sleeps two people in a king-size double bedroom.

A luxuriously furnished cottage in a rural setting, No 1 Railway Cottages welcomes five guests to a remarkable and relaxing holiday in Betws-y-Coed and the spectacular Snowdonia National Park. Modern amenities ensure a relaxing holiday getaway amidst the natural beauty of North Wales.

Y Bwthyn offers the rare combination of beauty, peace and quiet. The secluded bungalow is surrounded by woodlands and the spectacular scenery of Cader Idris. It is situated in the Snowdonia village of Dolgellau in North Wales. The pet-free property is a rural paradise for nature lovers and walkers.

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.

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.

Arfron Penryhyddion Pella is a traditional 18th-century barn conversion sat within Snowdonia National Park and lying on a 5-acre smallholding just outside the village of Capel Garmon. The position of the pet-friendly cottage affords it spectacular views and access to countless adventures.

  • Sleeps 4
  • Bedrooms 2
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Isfryn is a large, pet friendly, Grade II listed Georgian Townhouse in the historic North Wales town of Caernarfon. It offers self catering family and group accommodation for up to 22 guests in 7 bedrooms. Isfryn has its own access to Caernarfon's 13 Century walls and sea views towards Anglesey.

For energetic outdoor types of all ages, step from the peace and tranquility of your Snowdonia holiday cottage to enjoy a wide range of healthy experiences. The Go Below Underground Centre in Betws-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 add a visit to Zip World in Betheseda and Zip World Titan in Blaenau Ffestiniog will set your pulses racing. Europe’s longest zip wires wihere 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. It you are on a self-catering holiday in Snowdonia, 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 cookery school and a bee-keeping centre.

In addition to the Mount Snowdon Railiway, Heritage railway lovers are properly catered-for in North Wales having a choice of two Welsh Narrow Gauge railways within the Snowdonia National Park, 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. Drive a little further south along the coast below Harlech and add the Towyn Railway to your list of Welsh narrow-gauge railway journeys to enjoy.

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. If you are planning a walking holiday and have a dog, you will find plenty of dog-friendly holiday cottages in Snowdonia to book and a wide choice of walks from mountainous footpaths to big sandy beach walks at Harlech. For history lovers, Snowdonia is ringed by some fine Medieval castles including Conwy, Caernarfon and Harlech, all open to the public and each worthy of a day out.