Destination guide

Delight in the majestic landscape of Gwynedd

Enjoy the history and other features of Gwynedd. This walkable and relaxing city is well known for its mountain views, hiking and sightseeing. With a holiday rental, you get a home away from home – many rentals offer full kitchens and outdoor grills for some home cooking.


Activities and attractions in and around Gwynedd

Are you looking for things to do in the area? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to experience everything that Gwynedd has to offer. These are some of the top attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Gelert's Grave (8.2 mi / 13.2 km)
  • Aberglaslyn Pass (8.2 mi / 13.3 km)
  • Rhyd Ddu Path (8.5 mi / 13.6 km)
  • Llyn Dinas (10.1 mi / 16.2 km)
  • Watkin Path (11 mi / 17.7 km)
  • Pyg Track (13.4 mi / 21.5 km)
Natural features

Exploring the mountains and other natural features in Gwynedd

Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to appreciate the scenery, Gwynedd is a great place to get out in nature. These are a few of the area's most enchanting natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Moel Hebog (6.5 mi / 10.5 km)
  • Portmeirion Sands (9.1 mi / 14.7 km)
  • Nefyn Beach (9.9 mi / 15.9 km)
  • Llyn Dinas (10.1 mi / 16.2 km)
  • Llanbedrog Beach (11 mi / 17.7 km)
  • Mount Snowdon (11 mi / 17.8 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Gwynedd

If you're travelling by train, Criccieth Station, Penychain Station and Abererch Station are the main stations in the area.

How many holiday rentals are available around Gwynedd?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 3,845 holiday lettings around Gwynedd. From 2,206 cottages to 138 flats & apartments, 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 Gwynedd?

There's nothing as tranquil as escaping to the countryside. Think long wanders through natural scenery, quaint local cafes and stargazing from your deck at night. Bring it on! HomeAway has 945 rural holiday properties in this destination. Alternatively, you might be looking for another style of setting. HomeAway has a great range of rental options to choose from, including:

  • 755 seaside holiday accommodation options.
  • 715 village holiday accommodation options.
  • 343 town holiday accommodation options.

Can I stay in Gwynedd in a large group?

There's nothing quite like staying somewhere new with extended family and friends. The good news is HomeAway has places suitable for large groups. 383 house holiday rentals are available. Currently, they're the top choice here for big groups. Rental accommodation in the area that are just right for bigger groups include:

  • Looking for places that can hold 6 holiday makers? We have 838 that will be ideal. Prices start from £36 per night.
  • If you have 5 in your crew, you'll be delighted to hear that there are 372 rental properties perfect. The starting price is £49 per night.
  • Travelling with 8 guests? We offer 347 rental accommodation that match your requirements. Prices start from £57 a night.

So never fear! When you travel with us you'll be able to bring your mom, your cousins and all your buddies to Gwynedd.

Where are the cheapest holiday rentals in Gwynedd?

HomeAway has plenty of excellent budget-concious possibilities. Treat your squad to an extravagant night out or extend your stay with the money you'll have leftover. When it comes to finding a fantastic deal, your first port of call ought to be Trawsfynydd. Here, HomeAway has 490 holiday rentals at an average price of £79 per night. Another 314 HomeAway holiday rentals are on offer in or around Bethesda. With an average price of £144 per night, you're sure to get a deal worth boasting about.