Where to stay around Criccieth?

Our 2018 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 527 holiday lettings near Criccieth. From 363 cottages to 106 houses, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Criccieth is on HomeAway.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Criccieth?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Criccieth. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Criccieth Castle: 1,639 holiday lettings
  • Criccieth Station: 1,636 holiday lettings
  • Mount Snowdon: 1,610 holiday lettings
  • Barmouth Beach: 1,041 holiday lettings
  • Portmeirion Sands: 1,618 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Criccieth listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent cottages in Criccieth?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 363 cottages in Criccieth. Our other popular types of Criccieth holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 106 self catering accommodations
  • Apartments: 37 self catering accommodations
  • Bungalows: 6 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including barns and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Criccieth?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 12 holiday homes with pool available in Criccieth. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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    Make A Holiday Rental Cottage in Criccieth, Wales, Your Home Away From Home

    Criccieth is a small coastal town, situated five miles to the west of Porthmadog, in Gwynedd, North Wales. Visitors who are considering spending their holidays in Criccieth will discover that there is a great choice of self catering rental accommodation available here. There are smaller apartments, bungalows and houses available within the town itself, as well as traditional Welsh cottages and farmhouses, for those wishing to stay in a property with character.

    Things to Do on Holiday in Criccieth, Wales

    Criccieth is the ideal destination for a real ‘get-away-from-it all’ break. It is also ideally located for exploring the nearby Snowdonia National Park, as well as the many quaint old towns, fishing villages, coves and bays to be found throughout the Lleyn peninsula. The more energetic visitors may wish to walk or cycle there way around this scenic region, or alternatively explore the many winding roads and lanes by car. There are also a number of golf courses to be found within a short distance of the town.

    Within the town itself, people enjoying their holidays in Criccieth will discover there is plenty to see and do. The main draw of the town are its two beaches. The most popular, the East Shore is sandy and sheltered, ideal for safe bathing. The Marine Beach is more pebbly and exposed, making it ideal for surfers.

    Places to Visit on Holiday in Criccieth, Wales

    Perhaps the first place visitors enjoying their holidays in Criccieth will head is to the remains of the 13th century Criccieth Castle, which separates the two beaches and dominates the town’s skyline. There are a number of other interesting historical landmarks and buildings to be found throughout the town, reflecting its long and interesting history. These include the thatched cottages on Wellington Terrace, which at over 600 years old, are thought to be the oldest in the town. David Lloyd George, the Prime Minister of the UK during the First World War, once worked as a solicitor in one of the quaint buildings along Tan-y-Grisiau Terrace and the distinctive pink 17th century cottage, known as Foinavon, was once owned by the Bird’s Custard family.

    Weather in Criccieth, Wales

    Those spending their holidays in Criccieth will discover that this region of North Wales has a temperate climate, which is sheltered by extremes in temperature by the Gulf Stream. The average summer temperatures in Criccieth are around 19 degrees Celsius, whilst winter temperatures average around 8 degrees Celsius, but rarely drop below freezing. Criccieth receives an average annual rainfall of around 34 inches.

    Travel to Criccieth, Wales

    Travellers looking to spend their holidays in Criccieth will find that the town is well connected by road to the rest of the UK. For visitors travelling from London, the South East and the Midlands, they will use the M40/M5/M6 motorways via the A5 and A487 roads. Visitors travelling from the North will use the M6, followed by the A55 and A487. Visitors will find that the nearest major airport to Criccieth is Liverpool John Lennon Airport (LPL), an hour and a half’s drive away.

    Activities and attractions in Criccieth

    Do you want to find attractions to visit in the area? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and experience everything that makes Criccieth a fun spot to go on holiday. These are some of the top attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

    • Aberglaslyn Pass (7.7 mi / 12.4 km)
    • Gelert's Grave (7.8 mi / 12.6 km)
    • Rhyd Ddu Path (9.3 mi / 15 km)
    • Llyn Dinas (9.8 mi / 15.8 km)
    • Watkin Path (11 mi / 17.7 km)
    • Pyg Track (13.7 mi / 22 km)

    Seasonal weather in Criccieth

    If you're planning a holiday around warm-weather activities, July, August, June and September are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 19°F.

    Exploring the natural landscape of Criccieth

    Criccieth is famous for its beautiful ocean views and pristine beaches. Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to appreciate the scenery, Criccieth is a great place to get out in nature. Here are some of the area’s most eye-catching natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

    • Moel Hebog (6.3 mi / 10.1 km)
    • Portmeirion Sands (6.4 mi / 10.3 km)
    • Llyn Dinas (9.8 mi / 15.8 km)
    • Llanbedrog Beach (10.8 mi / 17.4 km)
    • Nefyn Beach (11.5 mi / 18.5 km)
    • Mount Snowdon (11.6 mi / 18.6 km)