Snowdonia


Snowdonia is the adventure capital of the UK with peaks, caverns, lakes and beaches a providing a perfect playground for outdoor enthusiasts.

With castles, famous railway rides and historic fishing villages galore, it’s perfect for a restful break too.

We’ve put together a guide to give you an expert’s eye view of the region. And when you’ve been fully inspired, you can browse our collection of holiday cottages for an unforgettable break.

Start your journey with our Inspire and Explore guide to Snowdonia below.

Explore Snowdonia


Holiday cottages in Snowdonia present the perfect opportunity to escape, relax and unwind in one of Britain’s most popular National Parks.

Snowdonia is perfect for outdoor enthusiasts, pet owners and those after some much-needed fresh air and relaxation. The region’s history and heritage provide a relaxing distraction and there are more than enough activities to entertain every member of the family.

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Portmeirion is a fairy-tale village on the seaside with a beach, colourful cottages, shops and cafes and lovely gardens and grounds to explore.

Lynda Morris, Snowdonia Regional Manager

Caernarfon Castle is well worth a visit. Kids in particular will love it; the castles walls are huge and there are fascinating secret passages hidden deep within them. And don’t miss the Royal Welch Fusiliers Museum, which you’ll find in two of the castle’s towers!

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Conwy Castle is such a scenic castle, and it’s worth walking the town walls too. With a backdrop it’ll be hard to turn away from, those keen to find out more about the castle’s history will find plenty of interesting facts and information boards inside.

Gwenan Mai Hughes, The Goat Inn

Zip World Caverns is unlike anything else on the planet!

Geraint Thomas, Professional Photographer

Cader Gold Ale is a heavenly taste of the region.

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The Electric Mountain Visitor Centre in Llanberis is a fantastic day out. I recommend the climbing wall and 'Y Den' soft play area for younger children.

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Aberdovey to Tywyn is an attractive, quiet stretch of beach. I enjoy watching the kite surfers in Aberdovey and appreciate the calmness of a walk across the golden sands.

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Abersoch is a seaside tourist haven, a stunning stretch of sand.

Gwenan Mai Hughes, The Goat Inn

King Arthur’s Labyrinth is a somewhat gentler experience for the whole family to enjoy.

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The Black Boy Inn is one of the most famous pubs in this part of the world, and the best!

Geraint Thomas, Professional Photographer

At Coed y Brenin, the mountain bike trails speak for themselves, but orienteering courses, forest walks, the play park, animal puzzle trail and a great cafe all make for a fabulous fun day out with the family.

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For an authentic taste of the Purple Moose Brewery, head to The Australia, the celebrated Porthmadog pub which is part-owned by the brewery.

Lynda Morris, Snowdonia Regional Manager

The Mermaid Fish Bar serves up the best fish and chips in Wales.

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Nant Gwrtheyrn is one of Wales’ best kept secrets

Gwenan Mai Hughes, The Goat Inn

Padarn Country Park – Llanberi is one of the gems in the crown of Snowdonia and a unique and magical place.

Geraint Thomas, Professional Photographer

Bounce Below and Zip Caverns offer a whole world of underground fun, but perhaps not one for the fainthearted!

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All of our cottages in Snowdonia have been selected to ensure the ultimate holiday accommodation.

Whether you’re looking for a perfect pet friendly break, a romantic retreat for two or a family friendly getaway, you will find it in Snowdonia with cottages.com.

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