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.

11 cottages found 11 match all criteria.

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.

  • Sleeps 22
  • Bedrooms 7
  • Bathrooms 7
  • Snowdonia

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.

  • Sleeps 16
  • Bedrooms 8
  • Bathrooms 6
  • Snowdonia

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.

  • Sleeps 16
  • Bedrooms 8
  • Bathrooms 9
  • Snowdonia

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.

  • Sleeps 15
  • Bedrooms 6
  • Bathrooms 5
  • Snowdonia

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.

  • Sleeps 14
  • Bedrooms 5
  • Bathrooms 5
  • Snowdonia

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.

  • Sleeps 59
  • Bedrooms 16
  • Bathrooms 12
  • Snowdonia

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.

  • Sleeps 4
  • Bedrooms 2
  • Bathrooms 1
  • Snowdonia

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.

  • Sleeps 14
  • Bedrooms 6
  • Bathrooms 4
  • Snowdonia

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.

  • Sleeps 14
  • Bedrooms 5
  • Bathrooms 6
  • Snowdonia

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.

  • Sleeps 5
  • Bedrooms 3
  • Bathrooms 2
  • Snowdonia

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.

  • Sleeps 18
  • Bedrooms 8
  • Bathrooms 6
  • Snowdonia

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.