Wales Travel Guide

Escape to your dream holiday cottage in Wales



WalesWales is a beautiful country which offers a vast amount to visitors. Boasting over 750 miles of coastline, 640 historic castles and one of the oldest languages in the world, holidays in Wales really do offer something for everyone. Wherever you take a holiday cottage in Wales, you are never far from the mountains and the sea, which helps explain why walkers, cyclists, surfers and sailors keep returning to cottages for rent in Wales year after year.

HomeAway Holiday-Rentals lists a great range of self catering Welsh accommodation, and the specialist search service allows you to find the perfect holiday cottage in Wales, with all the facilities and space you need with great ease. In booking directly with the owner, you not only save a large amount of money by avoiding agent's fees and commissions, but you can also benefit from the owner's wealth of local knowledge and experience before you even arrive at your Welsh holiday cottage.



Top Welsh Holiday Destinations


Pembrokeshire

Holidays in Wales; Pembrokeshire

Pembrokeshire is the favourite coastal destination in Wales. With stunning coastal paths running along majestic cliffs and sandy beaches, excellent sailing conditions and national parks teeming with wildlife, it is easy to see why.

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North Wales

Holidays in Wales; North Wales

The rugged countryside of North Wales is of huge appeal. The numerous golf courses, quaint beach towns, wonderful fishing rivers and fantastic water sports conditions make holidays in North Wales cottages hugely attractive.

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Snowdonia

Holidays in Wales; Snowdonia

Snowdonia is a magnet for walkers and climbers. The peaceful expanses of the Snowdonia National Park are a haven of tranquillity where walking, fishing, horse riding, rock climbing, mountain biking, sailing and windsurfing breaks thrive.

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Carmarthenshire

Holidays in Wales; Carmarthenshire

Carmarthenshire is a beautiful region, known as the 'Garden of Wales'. The national parks that encompass much of Carmarthenshire are wonderfully scenic, home to amazing attractions from the Dan-y-Ogof Caves to Carreg Cennan Castle.

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Anglesey

Holidays in Wales; Anglesey

Anglesey is a stunningly wild, rugged island, boasting over 100km of spectacular coastline. Nominated as an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, adorned with historical monuments and rich in wildlife, Anglesey is a wonderful place to escape.

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Holiday cottages in Wales are a perfect place to escape and relax. With three of the most distinctive and impressive national parks in Great Britain, the Brecon Beacons National Park, Pembrokeshire Coast National Park and the Snowdonia National Park, holidays in Wales are an absolute dream for walkers, climbers and mountain bikers, as well as nature lovers. The range of outdoor sports available from a holiday cottage in Wales is almost limitless, especially along the coast, where dolphin, leatherback turtle, grey seal and even basking sharks can be seen in the wild.

With all this on offer, not to mention the vibrant cities and hearty cuisine, holidays in Wales are a fantastic option, especially if you would prefer not to spend a large chunk of your holiday and your holiday budget dealing with the stress of flying. Holiday cottages in Wales are wonderfully easy to reach from anywhere in the UK, and there is very little risk of arriving without your luggage on route!

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Period Character Dormer Bungalow/ Cottage nr Sea

Self-catering 3 bedroomed (one groundfloor) character dormer bungalow. 2 bathrooms (one groundfloor), double aspect light airy lounge, seperate dining room, fully equipped modern kitchen, enclosed south facing garden, off road parking for small fa...

Beautiful Eco Friendly Cottage In The Heart Of Snowdonia

Located just 10 minutes drive from Llanberis, this cosy, eco friendly cottage, tucked away in the hills of Snowdonia provides a peaceful retreat for those wishing to enjoy the rich variety of outdoor pursuits or just the sensational scenery offer...

Stunning waterfront apartment in the heart of Cardiff Bay (See my reviews)

A Stunning waterfront apartment overlooking Cardiff Bay and within 2 minutes walk of Mermaid Quay and all the best restaurants in town. This apartment is located directly adjacent to the 5 star St Davids Hotel and Spa, you can even do some star sp...

Wonderful apartment views of Caswell Bay near Mumbles.

The Redcliffe apartment has a fantastic vantage point for views of Caswell Bay, voted one of the most beautiful beaches on Gower with its ancient cypress trees, rivers and lush cliffs. It also has the advantage of being close to Mumbles village wi...

Country Retreat in peaceful surroundings

Gelli Hir Farm holiday cottage is a converted detached stone barn situated on a 70 acre equestrian holding with outstanding views over the surrounding countryside. The cottage is a self contained unit which sleeps 4/6 people, with ample off road ...

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