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.
Bryn Hyfryd Bach is a romantic cottage with sufficient charm to entice couples to Llanbedr in North Wales. The stone-built terraced cottage with a hot tub and sea views is situated in a quiet country lane boasts character, an open fire and a vibrant mature garden.
Situated in an elevated rural location just outside the walled market town of Conwy, Cymryd Uchaf is is a pet-friendly cottage. Its four lush gardens overlook lovely Conwy Bay and offer views of the nearby Snowdonia National Park. This large coastal cottage sleeps 8.
Offering sea views from the Cardigan Bay seaside village of Tresaith, Bryn Berwyn is a large, warm and spacious period self-catering property with a hot tub in Pembrokeshire sleeping 20 in 8 bedrooms. Pets welcome.
A tranquil getaway awaits visitors to the romantic cottage of Bwthyn, which is located just Moments from Capel Garmon in Gwynedd. The 18th-century terraced barn conversion offers a comfortable open-plan living full of character and a large garden with spectacular views of Snowdonia.
Y Bwthyn is a beautiful, family-friendly Pembrokeshire countryside cottage with a hot tub on a working farm a mile outside Llandissilio. It is a great place to explore the rural scenery on foot, by bike or car, or just to relax on the superb Gower Peninsula beaches.
Damavand Bach is a studio apartment in the remote coastal village of Rhostryfan, Gwynedd, near all the attractions that North Wales has to offer, a cosy countryside cottage that features a large roof terrace and lawned garden that each provide stunning views of Snowdonia and the Irish Sea.
The Keepers Lodge is a large detached cottage offering rural self-catering holidays for big groups and families just outside Morfa Nefyn in the picturesque Llyn Peninsula on the North Coast of Wales. The cottage sleeps 20 in 8 bedrooms and has a hot tub and WiFi.
Set below a wooded hillside, this pretty cottage features exposed beams, stone walls and oak and slate floors as well as comfortable and elegant accommodation for up to 10 guests.
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.
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.
A romantic country cottage for two near Abergavenny in Wales, Coed y Gelli surrounded by river and mountain beauty. This small Monmouthshire holiday cottage is ideal for an adults-only getaway in a tranquil location. Includes living area wood burner and TV, fitted kitchen, and a lovely garden.
Green Duffryn Barn is a gorgeously-appointed stone-built conversion with stunning views to the Brecon Beacons. The rural cottage near Newcastle in Monmouthshire offers traditional charm and modern luxury as well as an open fire, a hot tub, a games room, expansive grounds and elegant décor.
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.
A coastal cottage on Anglesey, 50 yards from the Malltraeth Estuary near Newborough, Malltraeth Cottage sleeps 6. Full of great amenities, this a family-friendly holiday property that welcomes pets. A cot, highchair, and stair gate are available by arrangement for families with small children.
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.
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.