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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Preseli Cabin –Off the grid experience, close to nature, a great getaway

Set in a smallholding overlooking the Preseli Mountains, famous for the blue stones of Stonehenge, part of the beautiful Pembrokeshire Coastal National Park. Inside this unique cabin is a large room with two areas - the living room area with log ...

QUARRY HOUSE, luxury rural retreat, 3 acre garden, children and dogs welcome

This beautifully renovated farm cottage is set within a rural location just outside the town of Presteigne. Quarry House is surrounded by woodland and is situated below Burfas Camp. The house is set within 3 acres of gardens with far reaching vie...

Traditional Welsh Character Cottage In Abersoch Village

A rare opportunity to stay in a detached 17th century traditional welsh cottage in the village of abersoch. with thick stone walls and slate roof the cottage stands in its own south facing garden and the gravelled driveway provides ample off road ...

A Delightful Secluded Location Awaits You, Nestled in a Small Picturesque Valley

Cedarwood Lodge faces south overlooking nothing but a small beautiful valley with a charming brook that runs down to the sea. Deep in the Pembrokeshire National Park, Cedarwood Lodge has been providing happy memories for 40 years. Suitable for you...

Beautiful, Modern Cottage, A Stone's Throw Away From The Water's Edge

Milverton is a fabulous cottage, newly extended and completely renovated to an exceptional standard in 2012. The setting of the cottage is second to none, wonderfully positioned, just a stone's throw away from the Menai Straits. The cottage is loc...

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