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Make a self catering cottage or holiday rental in Aberdaron, North Wales your home away from home

Aberdaron is an isolated and stunningly beautiful area at the very tip of the Lleyn peninsula. Descending the steep hill into the village, the whitewashed cottages are set against a beautiful backdrop of rugged cliffs and blue sea. There is a stream with a stone-built hump-back bridge, a sandy beach, small shops, cafés and a couple of pubs, providing all you need for a totally relaxing holiday.

Things to Do in Aberdaron, North Wales

Beach

Aberdaron has a glorious sandy beach which is never crowded. Walk along the sands, swim and sunbathe, surrounded by unspoilt natural beauty.

Walking and Cycling

This area of North Wales is ideal for walking. It also offers a challenge to mountain bikers with its undulating terrain. There are many way-marked paths along the clifftops as well as many trails for exploring in the Snowdonia National Park.

Visit the Church

The local church of St Hywyn with its extensive graveyard sits overlooking the sheltered bay. There has been a church on the site since the 5th century, but the current building dates back to the 12th century. It is best known for its outspoken vicar, the famous Welsh poet R.S.Thomas, who served the parish from 1967 to 1978.

Places to Visit Near Aberdaron, North Wales

Snowdonia

Snowdonia National Park offers dramtic landscapes from towering craggy peaks to glacial lakes and cascading waterfalls. It is ideal for walking, mountain biking and touring by car. Snowdon is the highest mountain in Wales and tests even the most experienced climbers. The mountain railway is the best way to ascend!

Bardsey Island

This well-known land feature is about 4 miles from your Aberdaron holiday rental. The island has always been an important religious site and the first monastery was built by St Cadfan in 516. The monastery was destroyed by Henry VIII in 1537 but the island continues to be a place of pilgrimage, undisturbed wildlife and rugged natural scenery. The square-sided lighthouse stands on the southerly tip.

Plas-yn-Rhiw

This National Trust property is just 4 miles from your Aberdaron holiday rental. The Georgian fronted building has walls 8 feet thick in places which were originally part of an earlier Tudor building. The homely interior is just as it would have been in the 1930s when lived in by the 3 sisters, Eileen, Laura and Honora Keating.

Weather in Aberdaron, North Wales

The small coastal town of Aberdaron has a temperate climate with warm summers and mild winters which rarely drop below freezing. The average highs in August are 65°F (18°C). Due to its location on the west coast of Britain it gets plenty of rainfall, particularly inland on the mountains.  

Travel to Aberdaron, North Wales

The only way to reach the quiet area of Aberdaron is by driving. The scenic A5 cuts through the Snowdonia National Park to Betws-y-Coed and then minor roads lead down along the stunning Lleyn peninsula to your Aberdaron holiday cottage.

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                                                                                                      Recent Reviews

                                                                                                      New Year Stay

                                                                                                      5 of 5
                                                                                                      The property was clean warm with all the necessary equipment for our stay as we always self cater. We always take a break at new year and although the weather was good the wood burner was welcome at the end of a long day out. Having one ensuite and a bathroom for the second bedroom was also a bonus with lovely hot water. Merilyn the owner was on the end of her mobile for questions and it was lovely of her to thank us for leaving the cottage clean and tidy we always do this but never had a thnkyou before, really appreciated. Would recommend this cottage and area.
                                                                                                      • Review Submitted: 06-Jan-2017
                                                                                                      • Date of Stay: Dec 2016

                                                                                                      Really top quality

                                                                                                      5 of 5
                                                                                                      Fantastic accommodation in a lovely spot. Really lovely, clean and cosy. Couldn't fault it in any way. Excellent experience all round, can't recommend it highly enough. Thanks very much Sue
                                                                                                      • Review Submitted: 05-Jan-2017
                                                                                                      • Date of Stay: Dec 2016

                                                                                                      Clean compact relaxing

                                                                                                      5 of 5
                                                                                                      A lovely modern neat appartment in glorious surroundings great for short stays very peaceful well equipped
                                                                                                      • Review Submitted: 02-Sep-2016
                                                                                                      • Date of Stay: Aug 2016