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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Dolydd - Romantic Cottage In Maentwrog Village

Romantic, grade 2 listed cottage in the village of Maentwrog, in the beautiful Vale of Ffestiniog. Perfect location for exploring Snowdonia National Park and the Cardigan Bay coastline. Beautifully renovated and refurbished, open plan living roo...

Beach House With 11 En-suite Bedrooms Sleeps 22-28. Direct Access To Beach

Waterwynch House provides over 11,000 square feet of living space with 11 en-suite bathrooms. It makes an ideal getaway for family holidays and special occasions. The house offers something for everyone of all ages, from a music room equipped wi...

12 Bedrooms, 11 Bathrooms. Slps 28. Free Wifi. Sky TV. 4pm Check out Sundays

The property offers 9 double bedrooms all en-suite,1 twin bedroom en-suite,1 double bedroom,1 bedroom with 4 single beds and house bathroom. All bathrooms have bath, overhead shower, wash hand basin and w.c. The living areas comprise of 2 sitting...

7 Bedroom, 3 Bathroom House near Caernarfon. Sleeps 16 -18. Free Wifi

The house offers plenty of entertaining space. There is a formal sitting room with open fireplace and double doors leading onto the garden as well as a snug also with open fire and TV. There is also a large, comfy TV room with large flat screen ...

Gwynedd House Sleeps 20

Treat yourselves to a peaceful and tranquil break in this luxurious 10 bedroom, C16th country house. The house sits snugly in the mountainous area of Snowdonia, North Wales, just a short walk from the sandy delights of the Ll?n Peninsula and the b...
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