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Gwynedd

Gwynedd in North West Wales has an untouched mountainous and coastal landscape, which includes the magnificent Snowdonia National Park and a coastline of sandy beaches that face out over the Irish Sea. An area of great natural beauty and the perfect antidote to our busy, hectic lives!

The region is sparsely populated and has a rich and colourful history that dates back to 5th century Britain; a magical kingdom to explore, filled with history, heritage, eye-watering views and fantastic attractions. Here you’ll find towering mountains and fast flowing rivers, ancient forests and tranquil valleys, fascinating castles and quiet beaches.

There’s plenty to see and do; a great way to get a feel for the area is to travel on the Ffestiniog and Welsh Highland Railways which takes you 13 miles from Porthmadog to the slate-quarrying town of Blaenau Ffestiniog and a 25 mile journey from Caernarfon through the foothills of Snowdon, respectively.

While you may see many of Gwynedd’s attractions en-route many of them are worth stopping for. The castle at Caernarfon is just one such attraction. Looming magnificently over the town the 700-year-old castle is in fantastic condition and offers a truly atmospheric visitor experience. Make sure you check out the views too! The Welsh Slate Mine paints a fascinating picture of Gwynedd’s industrial history. This may sound a bit dry but it’s actually a fun and interesting way to learn about the beautiful landscape that surrounds you and well worth a few hours of your time.

Garden lovers should head for some high-altitude garden delights at Wales’ highest garden, the Caerau Uchaf open gardens with a pet’s corner and adventure playground for the children. Also of interest is the seaside garden, Sunningdale, at Amlwch; a wild area with beaches, caves, cliffs and wildflowers.

And of course no trip to Gwynedd would be complete without a ramble in the Snowdonia National Park so get on your walking boots and you’ll be rewarded with some of the most stunning scenery in Britain.

If you’re ready to begin your adventure take a look at our our selection of holiday cottages in Gwynedd.
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369 cottages are available
  • Bryn Odol, Tudweiliog×

    Bryn Odol - The Loft

    Bryn Odol, Tudweiliog

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    Ref: B6836
    Key Features:
    - Coastal Property - Car parking on site - Detached Property - Dishwasher - Washing Machine - Coast within 5 miles - No Pets Allowed - Rural Location - Coast within 3 miles

    Ideal touring base

    Set on a working farm are these three individual holiday properties, each with its own...

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  • Blaenau Ffestiniog×

    Waterloo Cottage

    Blaenau Ffestiniog

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    Ref: 29382
    Key Features:
    - Wifi - Pub within 1 mile - Pets go free - Washing Machine

    Former home to John Cowper Powys (October 8th 1872 to June 17th 1963) a British writer, lecturer and philosopher,...

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  • Pentrefelin, near Criccieth×

    Eisteddfa - Bwthyn Bach

    Pentrefelin, near Criccieth

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    Ref: 26687
    Key Features:
    - Coastal Property - Wifi - Car parking on site - Pub within 1 mile - Pets go free - Coast within 1 mile - Detached Property - Garden / Patio - Dishwasher - Washing Machine - Coast within 5 miles - Rural Location - Coast within 3 miles

    This well-situated holiday property is in the grounds of the owner’s home, and have wonderful views out over...

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  • Barmouth×

    Glan-y-Mor

    Barmouth

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    Ref: W41891
    Key Features:
    - Coastal Property - Pub within 1 mile - Pets go free - Coast within 1 mile - Dishwasher - Washing Machine - Coast within 5 miles - Barbecue - Coast within 3 miles

    Spectacular sea views

    Offering spectacular views of Cardigan Bay and the Blue Flag beach, this ground floor...

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  • Llan Ffestiniog×

    Plas Meini - The Stables

    Llan Ffestiniog

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    Ref: OHN
    Key Features:
    - Wifi - Car parking on site - Pub within 1 mile - Garden / Patio

    "Magical secluded estate with spectacular views. . . the best of Wales – sandy beaches, lofty peaks and...

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  • Nr. Dolgellau×

    Yr Efail

    Nr. Dolgellau

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    Ref: HW7387
    Key Features:
    - Wifi - Car parking on site - Enclosed Garden / Patio - Pub within 1 mile - Luxury Property - Detached Property - Garden / Patio - Dishwasher - Washing Machine - Ground Floor Facilities - Barbecue - Rural Location

    Set in the stunning countryside of the beautiful Dyfi Valley, this charming and romantic, detached holiday cottage...

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  • Pentrefelin, near Criccieth×

    Little Barn

    Pentrefelin, near Criccieth

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    Ref: OK8
    Key Features:
    - Coastal Property - Car parking on site - Pets go free - Luxury Property - Detached Property - Garden / Patio - Sea View - Washing Machine - Ground Floor Facilities - Coast within 5 miles - Barbecue - Rural Location - Coast within 3 miles


    These detached, converted barns (refs OK7 and OK8) are located in the hills between Pentrefelin and Criccieth,...

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  • Y Felinheli, near Bangor×

    Moriah

    Y Felinheli, near Bangor

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    Ref: HW7574
    Key Features:
    - Car parking on site - Enclosed Garden / Patio - Garden / Patio - Dishwasher - Washing Machine - Ground Floor Facilities

    Stunning countryside views of Snowdonia and the Isle of Anglesey, delightfully bright, very comfortable, smart...

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  • Rhosfawr, near Pwllheli×

    Ty Gwyn Barn

    Rhosfawr, near Pwllheli

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    Ref: OH7
    Key Features:
    - Coastal Property - Car parking on site - Luxury Property - Detached Property - Washing Machine - Coast within 5 miles - No Pets Allowed - Rural Location


    This stunning ‘upside down’ barn conversion, standing detached, has been finished to a high standard...

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  • Blaenau Ffestiniog×

    Bron Haul

    Blaenau Ffestiniog

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    Ref: 29922
    Key Features:
    - Wifi - Pub within 1 mile - Garden / Patio - Washing Machine - Barbecue


    Perched high above Blaenau Ffestiniog, this holiday cottage is situated in a quiet residential terrace in the...

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  • Bethel, nr. Bala×
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    Ref: 29120
    Key Features:
    - Wifi - Enclosed Garden / Patio - Garden / Patio - Washing Machine - Rural Location

    This stunning pair of barn conversions are architecturally designed, with the use of traditional materials...

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  • Llanrug, near Caernarfon×

    Pandy Farm Cottage

    Llanrug, near Caernarfon

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    Ref: 27671
    Key Features:
    - Coastal Property - Car parking on site - Pub within 1 mile - Pets go free - Detached Property - Washing Machine - Coast within 5 miles - Rural Location

    This lovely, little, detached holiday property is finished to a very good standard with a slate floor in the living...

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