The historic coastal town of Harlech is picturesquely situated overlooking the beautiful Tremadog Bay. The town is dominated by Harlech Castle that stands proud on a dramatic cliff top location and has played such an important role in Wales’ history. See our selection of cottages in Harlech and area for a taste of the past and a base from which to explore a cornerstone of Welsh language and culture in Snowdonia.
Visiting Harlech is akin to stepping into a beautifully illustrated fairy tale. With its ancient castle, narrow streets and quintessentially Welsh architecture, it has a magical atmosphere all of its own, and is often referenced in Welsh mythology. Harlech has a variety of quality cafes and restaurants, many of which have great views over the peninsular.
Harlech is renowned as a centre of culture. The theatre puts on a variety of exhibitions, films, plays and concerts by local, national and international artists and performers, and the town also hosts a twice yearly International Art Festival.
The golden expanse of Harlech Beach is perfect for families and keen walkers will find themselves spoilt for choice, as the area offers routes for all abilities, from challenging treks through the Rhinhog Mountains to gentle, level woodland strolls. Golfers will enjoy the stunning views from the course at Royal St. David’s, and anglers will find a preponderance of great fishing in river, stream or lake.
Come and explore the legendary glory of Snowdonia; search for holiday cottages in Harlech.