Destination guide

Delight in the majestic landscape of Dolgellau

The mountains, gardens and countryside display a scene truly unique to Dolgellau. This welcoming and walkable city entices travellers with its cycling and forests. If you need more space to accommodate a family holiday or a trip with friends, rental homes often come with separate dining areas and spacious living rooms.


Sightseeing in and around Dolgellau

Are you searching for attractions to see in the city? Venture out of your holiday home and experience everything that Dolgellau has to offer. Here are some of the most popular attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Aberglaslyn Pass (18.3 mi / 29.5 km)
  • Gelert's Grave (18.8 mi / 30.2 km)
  • Llyn Dinas (19 mi / 30.6 km)
  • Watkin Path (19.9 mi / 32 km)
  • Betws-Y-Coed Golf Club (22 mi / 35.4 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Dolgellau

Travellers love Dolgellau for its beautiful gardens and pristine countryside. Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to take in the scenery, Dolgellau is a great place to spend some time outside. Here are a few of the area's noteworthy sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Cader Idris Mountain (5.8 mi / 9.3 km)
  • Barmouth Beach (9.2 mi / 14.7 km)
  • Fairbourne Beach (9.8 mi / 15.7 km)
  • Portmeirion Sands (13.5 mi / 21.7 km)
  • Lake Vyrnwy (15.6 mi / 25.2 km)
  • Tywyn Beach (16.8 mi / 27.1 km)

How many holiday rentals are available around Dolgellau?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 965 holiday lettings around Dolgellau. From 539 cottages to 286 houses, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends for a long holiday or a weekend break.

Can I rent a rural property in Dolgellau?

If you're itching for a retreat from the urban jungle, listen up! Leave all that noisy commotion behind and delight in the soft sounds of the countryside. HomeAway has 278 rural holiday properties in this destination. Open to other suggestions? HomeAway has tons more options to take a look at, including:

  • 187 seaside holiday accommodation options.
  • 148 village holiday accommodation options.
  • 95 mountainside holiday accommodation options.

Can I stay in Dolgellau in a large group?

Whether you're heading off on a special trip with the family or spending a week away with all your old school friends, it's always heaps of fun staying under the one roof! And the best news is that HomeAway has options to suit. Currently, house holiday rentals are preferred for large groups of visitors here, and you'll find 92 featured on our database. If you're planning on travelling in a larger group, the property options that will suit your needs include:

  • If yours is a group of 6, we offer 195 holiday rentals appropriate for that size. Stay a night for as little as £36.
  • Keen to find somewhere for 5 people? We have 118 that will be ideal. Prices start from £43 per night.
  • Hunting down properties for rent catering to 12 people? You'll be delighted to hear we have 61 that'll be ideal. You can bag one from just £265 a night.

So don't fret! When you book with us you can bring your uncle, your grandma and all your pals to Dolgellau.