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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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Aberdaron Holiday Cottages & Homes (300+)

 

Recent Reviews

Lovely location and great accommodation

5 of 5
Just returned from a lovely weeks stay at this property, both the location and cleanliness were of an exceptional standard. We particularly liked the Shetland Ponies in,our back garden. We would return without hesitation the owners were always available if we needed anything, thanks for a lovely time.
  • Review Submitted: Sep 23, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2017

A Fabulous Family Stay

5 of 5
We arrived after a tiring 3 hour journey, to be instantly energised by beautiful hilltop scenery, and a beautiful family house. We were not disappointed. More so over the following days filled with sunshine, the spectacular view of the sea and coastline was sumptuous. The house is spacious, modern but with enough open brick work to make it feel homely. The bedrooms were fantastic, well made and spotless. The multitude of shower rooms made for easy mornings and no rushing. The kitchen was open, well designed and filled with all needed equipment. The gift basket in the kitchen was a nice authentic touch. And the patio windows perfect for eating inside or outside at the front. The games room offered great intertainment from air hockey to table tennis, the barbecue grill was great and easy to use. The location was ideal with nearby beaches easy to visit. A quiet area, we were never disturbed or intruded upon at any point. The lady who runs the property was there to pleasantly welcome us and offer advice regarding the property and surrounding area. What more can we say? A fantastic property, highly ideal for any family planning a visit to this side of Wales. We highly recommend it!
  • Review Submitted: Jun 23, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017