Wales is a fiercly independent country, having its own parliament and a thrivinglanguage, which you can see on all the road signs and literature. Welsh pride is also shown in their passion for the national sport of Rugby Union. The new Millenium stadium home of Welsh rugby is a magnifisent arena and there is nowhere more rousing than when Wales play England and the welsh choirs are singing Hymes and Arias. A great way of visiting the country is by staying in a [Welsh holiday cottage], which you can find all over the country and allow you to relax and unwind at your own pace. Wales has so many castles and and ruins to visit it will take you the whole of your holiday just seeing a few and it's always better to take your time.
From Fron Olau, a large holiday cottage on the Llyn Peninsula to the superb sandy beach and seaside fishing village of Morfa Nefyn it is a pleasant two-minute stroll. This delightful North Wales coastal cottage sleeps 11 in 7 bedrooms. Pets welcome.
No.01 is a double-fronted stone cottage with its own private beach hut on Nefyn Beach, in Gwynedd. The pet-friendly cottage features coastal chic throughout and includes light and airy spaces plus an open fire. Spacious gardens capture the sea breeze and include a hot tub and space to relax.
This family-friendly coastal cottage on the Llyn Peninsula in North Wales lies in a quiet countryside location and an easy walk to the beach at Morfa Nefyn, a golf course and two superb pubs. It sleeps 6 in 3 bedrooms, (one on the ground floor - accessible to those preferring to avoid stairs).
Orchard House is a large and luxuriously furnished Monmouthshire Holiday Cottage nestling deep in the Llangovan Valley on a cider apple farm. This family and dog-friendly countryside cottage sleeping 24 in 10 bedrooms (8 bathrooms) in a rural area of outstanding natural beauty. Pets Welcome.
Groesffordd Bach is a detached, whitewashed stone cottage surrounded by countryside and close to the coast. The pet-friendly coastal cottage is situated in Ceidio, Gwynedd. It boasts tradition and modernity, with an open fire, contemporary comforts, spacious interior and charming rural views.
Y Fantol offers the best of the country and the coast. The pet-friendly coastal cottage is set on spacious grounds in a secluded location in Rhoshirwaun, Gwynedd, and enjoys beautiful countryside views, a children’s play area, lovely grounds and even some friendly resident farm animals.
Bwythyn-y-Wennol Cottage keeps alive the tradition of the family seaside holiday. This coastal cottage on the idyllic Llyn Peninsula in Abersoch sleeps 2-5 guests. The stunning Llyn Coastal Path beckons, as do Snowdonia and so many other sights and activities in this beautiful corner of North Wales.
This 18th century stone built coastal cottage is located in the village of Fairbourne close to Barmouth and Cardigan Bay on the west coast of Wales a the southern end of the Snowdonia National Park. It can sleep five people in three bedrooms.
Minffordd Cottage is a 19th-century stone-built end-terrace cottage in the quiet hamlet of Llanegryn in Mid Wales and Cardigan Bay, replete with stone exterior, exposed beams, a summer house and beautiful gardens, as well as stunning views, space for pets and proximity to the mountains and the sea.
Penisarlon is a large, coastal holiday cottage including a ground floor bedroom and bathroom. Located on the Llyn Peninsula in Gwynedd, it boasts rural, sea and mountain views of Snowdonia. Pets welcome.
Rhoslan is a detached modern holiday bungalow close on a rural 80-acre beef farm. This coastal cottage is in the beautiful remote Anglesey countryside close to the beaches on the north coast and is child-friendly. Sleeps 5.
Chestnut Cottage is a reappointed holiday home offering complete luxury accommodation within the popular town of Aberystwyth. A pristine and inviting property, the cottage effortlessly blends contemporary style into its rustic build, making it a perfect countryside retreat for families.
Ancon is a delightful bungalow set moments from the beach in Nefyn, on the Llyn Peninsula. The pet-friendly coastal cottage offers a modern and spacious home away from home with an open fire, light-filled spaces, games shed and a generous lawned garden for catching the sun and the sea breeze.
Ty Cerrig, with incredible rustic décor sleeping five, is built from an ancient barn in Llanbedr. This magnificent coast and countryside getaway near Harlech in Snowdonia offers homely modern features along with easy access to breathtaking natural scenery and many outdoor activities. Pets welcome.
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.
Ymlch Bach farmhouse, a late 19th century stone built semi-detached holiday cottage on a working farm sleeps 7. It has sympathetically integrated its original character with contemporary style and fittings. The farmhouse in Criccieth is within easy reach of North Wales beaches and Snowdonia.
This luxuriously furnished windmill in the countryside near Usk in Monmouthshire was built in 1813 and lovingly restored to create a large and quirky holiday cottage sleeping 12 close to the Brecon Beacons National Park. Pets welcome.
Glan Y Gors is a stone-built cottage sleeping 6 in North Wales, 5-miles outside Llanberis. This wheelchair accessible and pet friendly holiday cottage is situated in an elevated rural location opposite Mount Snowdon in the scattered village of Dinorwic.
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.
Savour the spectacular view of Menai Straits from the patio at Penrallt Cottage and delight in the peace and tranquillity of a stone-built conversion on the outskirts of Y Felinheli, in North Wales. Appreciate the combination of contemporary style and traditional charm of this coastal cottage.
Brodawel House is an accessible period Edwardian holiday home with sea and mountain views on the North Wales Coast in Aberdovey. This large and pet friendly holiday cottage sleeps 15 in 7 bedrooms (5 ensuite, 1 with wheelchair access).
Isallt is a homely stone-built holiday home near Harlech between Snowdonia and the Cambrian coast. Located on a farm, this Grade II listed 19th Century barn conversion, has been refurbished to a high standard and is perfect for a rural retreat near the beach for a family holiday. Pets welcome.
Tyddn Goronwy is a large and spacious Welsh Coast holiday cottage between Barmouth and Harlech Castle. The property sleeps 10 and enjoys shared seasonal use of a heated indoor swimming pool. A 10-minute walk to a big sandy beach, the spacious house is very nicely equipped and furnished.
This large Snowdonia holiday cottage sleeps 8, with amazing views of the surrounding countryside, slate floors, a jacuzzi bath and a private garden. Cefn-Yr-Efail is a coastal cottage outside the charming harbour town of Porthmadog, near sandy beaches, mountains and lakes, in Gwynedd, North Wales.
The scenary around Wales can be breathtaking, from the beautiful coastline with miles of sandy beaches to the mountains of Snowdonia and the National Park where you can climb Mount Snowdon, the tallest mountain in Wales. Walking in the Snowdonia National Park offers ramblers a wide variety of challenges, with something for the hardened mountaineer as well as some stunning, more gentle walks for those just out for a days ramble.