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Soak up idyllic scenery with holiday cottages in Betws-y-Coed.

Betws-y-Coed (which translates to “prayer house in the wood”) is a small village in Conwy, Wales. It is commonly referred to as the Gateway to Snowdonia as it sits at the Conwy Valley border into the Snowdonia National Park. The village is small and welcoming with a history which stretches back to 1254AD. Sitting between two areas of natural interest, and lying close to the river Conwy, there are many activities, both strenuous and relaxing, which make Betws-y-Coed a favourite for couples, families and groups of friends.

HomeAway has a number of holiday cottages in Betws-y-Coed catering for both couples and large groups. Although many of the cottages are traditional in their appearance, so as to blend in with the stunning surrounding scenery, and have retained their rustic charm, they also feature modern appliances and equipment such as Wi-fi, satellite television, laundry facilities and dishwashers. Children and pets are also welcome in many cottages whilst gardens and on-site parking are also a recurring feature.

Holiday apartments in Betws-y-Coed are the ideal base from which to enjoy the many delights of Conwy, Snowdonia and the surrounding areas. However, Wales has a great deal more to offer a traveller. The South-West Coast is renowned for some of the UK’s finest beaches and from Tenby in Pembrokeshire, there are numerous holiday cottages within reach of a handful of Blue Flag beaches. Meanwhile, the historic market town of Denbigh provides an array of traditional Welsh cottages perfect for a relaxing cultural break.

Things to do

Snowdonia: For many people, the main reason for staying in a holiday apartment in Betws-y-Coed is to enjoy the nearby Snowdonia National Park. From walking and hill climbing to bird watching and nature trails, there is no shortage of activities here whatever the age or level of fitness of the traveller. In addition, newer activities such as caving, zip lining and water based activities are becoming increasingly popular within the park.

Conwy: Less than 17 miles away from holiday cottages in Betws-y-Coed is the thriving town of Conwy where there is a wealth of activities and attractions on offer. In addition to traditional artisan shops, there is the Valley Maze, which covers an area of 2 acres and was designed by the world renowned Giovanni Angelo Jacovelli, the stunning Bodnant Gardens, an 80 acre National Trust Property and the famed Conwy Castle which was built in 1283 for King James I.

Betws-y-Coed: In addition to awe inspiring views across the Conwy Valley and the Snowdonia National Park, there is a wealth of history right on the doorstep of your holiday apartment in Betws-y-Coed. Local places of interest include the 14th-century St Michael’s Church and the Valley Railway Museum.

Family attractions: Betws-y-Coed offers a central location for some of the best family attractions in North Wales. From the Treetop Adventure Attraction which sits in the village itself, to the Welsh Mountain Zoo in nearby Colwyn Bay, there is much to entertain families and children of all ages. The area also plays host to the Greenwood Forest Park which has won numerous tourism awards.

Weather

The climate in Betws-y-Coed tends to be mild yet temperate and is known for being wet. Whilst temperatures in the summer months of June, July and August have been known to reach 21°C, an average temperature of 18°C is more the norm. Within these months, temperatures also dip quite dramatically after dusk, so a warm day might give way to a much cooler evening. The main rainy season tends to fall between September and February but the location of the village means that rain is possible at any time.

Travel

Although the village is small, Betws-y-Coed is often used as a landmark for travel, with the main village junction showing frequently in directions. This is because the village is so approachable from all directions. From Llangollen it is easily accessed by the A5 whilst the A470 feeds directly from Colwyn Bay. From these two points, it is relatively easy for visitors from throughout the UK to find the village. In addition, Betws-y-Coed is also served by a train station and receives a regular bus and coach service.

Wonderful! 4.8/5
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  • 3 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Separate Toilet
  • Sleeps 6
Cottage #8152808
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Excellent! 4.5/5
(8 reviews)
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  • 4 BR
  • 2 BA
  • Sleeps 8
House #1844135
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Excellent! 4.6/5
(18 reviews)
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  • 2 BR
  • 1 BA
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Cottage #8145638
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  • 2 BR
  • 1 BA
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House #6957840
Viewed 8 times in the last 48 hours
  • 2 BR
  • 1 BA
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Cottage #1921630
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  • 1 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 2
Cottage #1983408
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  • 2 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 4
Cottage #1965583
Excellent! 4.5/5
(6 reviews)
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  • 3 BR
  • 2 BA
  • Sleeps 6
Cottage #8113659
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Viewed 10 times in the last 48 hours
  • 2 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 4
Cabin #6513293
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  • 2 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 3
Cottage #8226428
  • 2 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 4
Cottage #8226427
  • 4 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 8
Apartment #1966049
  • 3 BR
  • 2 BA
  • Sleeps 5
Cottage #1966667
  • 1 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 2
Apartment #6506802
  • 3 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 6
Cottage #1964117
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  • 3 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 5
Cottage #1964392
  • 3 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 5
Cottage #8188038
  • 1 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 2
Cottage #1963716
  • 4 BR
  • 2 BA
  • Sleeps 8
Cottage #1963697
Excellent! 4.7/5
(26 reviews)
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  • 3 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 5
Cottage #703118
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Viewed 30 times in the last 48 hours
Excellent! 4.6/5
(16 reviews)
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  • 2 BR
  • 2 BA
  • Sleeps 4
Apartment #6723655
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Wonderful! 4.9/5
(32 reviews)
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  • 1 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 2
Cottage #6504264
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Wonderful! 4.9/5
(15 reviews)
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  • 3 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 5
Cottage #6021387
15
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Wonderful! 4.9/5
(18 reviews)
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  • 3 BR
  • 2 BA
  • Sleeps 6
Cottage #6186950
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Viewed 24 times in the last 48 hours
Wonderful! 4.9/5
(48 reviews)
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  • 1 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 2
Cottage #8111750
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Viewed 16 times in the last 48 hours
Wonderful! 4.9/5
(35 reviews)
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  • 2 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 4
Cottage #8171280
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Viewed 19 times in the last 48 hours
Wonderful! 4.9/5
(33 reviews)
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  • 2 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 4
Cottage #1841476
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Viewed 20 times in the last 48 hours
Wonderful! 4.9/5
(34 reviews)
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  • 2 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 4
Cottage #410621
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Viewed 9 times in the last 48 hours
Wonderful! 4.8/5
(18 reviews)
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  • 3 BR
  • 2 BA
  • Separate Toilet
  • Sleeps 7
House #448592
18
Viewed 8 times in the last 48 hours
Wonderful! 4.9/5
(16 reviews)
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  • 1 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 2
Cottage #8166507
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Viewed 10 times in the last 48 hours
  • 1 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 2
Cottage #8171958
31
  • Studio
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 5
Multiple rentals Apartment #6546176
10
Viewed 12 times in the last 48 hours
Wonderful! 4.9/5
(16 reviews)
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  • 3 BR
  • 2 BA
  • Sleeps 6
Cottage #8142468
16
Viewed 24 times in the last 48 hours
  • Studio
  • 2 BA
  • Sleeps 6
Multiple rentals Apartment #6546176
15
Wonderful! 4.9/5
(12 reviews)
avg/night
  • 4 BR
  • 2 BA
  • Separate Toilet
  • Sleeps 8
Cottage #6721801
12
Viewed 11 times in the last 48 hours
Wonderful! 4.8/5
(15 reviews)
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  • 2 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 4
Apartment #8124363
15
Viewed 14 times in the last 48 hours
Exceptional! 5/5
(12 reviews)
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  • 3 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 4
Cottage #6484093
12
Viewed 15 times in the last 48 hours
Wonderful! 4.9/5
(15 reviews)
avg/night
  • 2 BR
  • 2 BA
  • Sleeps 4
Apartment #1879504
15
Viewed 13 times in the last 48 hours
Excellent! 4.5/5
(6 reviews)
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  • 2 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 4
House #6856169
6
Viewed 7 times in the last 48 hours
Wonderful! 4.9/5
(19 reviews)
avg/night
  • 2 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 4
Cottage #8131548
19
Viewed 7 times in the last 48 hours
  • 3 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 6
Multiple rentals Cabin #8167064
23
Viewed 43 times in the last 48 hours
Wonderful! 4.9/5
(12 reviews)
avg/night
  • 4 BR
  • 2 BA
  • Sleeps 8
Cottage #8089082
12
Viewed 8 times in the last 48 hours
Exceptional! 5/5
(18 reviews)
avg/night
  • 3 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 6
Cottage #6117306
18
Viewed 15 times in the last 48 hours
Excellent! 4.6/5
(5 reviews)
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  • 6 BR
  • 3 BA
  • Separate Toilet
  • Sleeps 12
House #8037790
5
Viewed 13 times in the last 48 hours
  • 3 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 6
Multiple rentals Barn #6714990
12
Viewed 22 times in the last 48 hours
  • Studio
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 4
Multiple rentals Apartment #6546176
7
Viewed 7 times in the last 48 hours
Excellent! 4.7/5
(13 reviews)
avg/night
  • 2 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 4
Cottage #8082224
13
Viewed 12 times in the last 48 hours
Wonderful! 4.8/5
(6 reviews)
avg/night
  • 3 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 6
Cottage #8044456
6
Viewed 8 times in the last 48 hours
  • 3 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 7
Multiple rentals Cabin #8167064
12
Viewed 22 times in the last 48 hours
Wonderful! 4.8/5
(14 reviews)
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  • 1 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 2
Apartment #6512755
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Betws-y-Coed Holiday Cottages (300+)

 

Recent Reviews

Beautifully presented cottage in a lovelylocation

5 of 5
The cottage is perfect with a huge kitchen/dining room, good sized bedrooms and a lovely wood burning stove amongst its many features. We had a wonderful stay with everything we needed to hand. The location is amazing with really good local walls and great views. It was perfect for our Collie too!!!
  • Review Submitted: May 15, 2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017

WOW!

5 of 5
As soon as we opened the door to Marlin Cottage we felt at home. What a wonderful, cosy and warm atmosphere. Loved absolutley everything about the decor, furnishings, patio walled garden and finding Welsh Cakes, milk, tea etc on arrival. Words cannot really do adequate justice to this beautiful cottage as you need to be there to understand how cosy it is. We managed to park in the street and the card showing we were staying, to put in the car, caused the neighbours to stop and have chats with us. Marlin Cottage is an ideal base for walking and we walked every day due to the fantastic weather. Blue skies and sunshine for almost the whole week. It only let us down on our last day. Conwy Mountain walk - spectacular. Walks in the Circular Walks in the Conwy Valley book were also amazing. We have left some recommendations in the visitors book for walks just in case anyone else is keen. OS map handy as some of the walks have waymarkers missing. Easy walk into town and we loved the Albion Ale House for real ales. George & Dragon for friendly staff and sensibly priced food, also The Bridge. We took note of the other recommendations i.e. Amelies and Watsons, but as we also ate in (brilliant oven/hob and utensils) we didn't get that far! Make sure you do the town/Castle walls walk. Well worth it and you can see Marlin Cottage from one of the towers. Washing machine a real bonus and due to weather we got all our drying done on the line outside! Used dishwasher a couple of times and worked really well. The garden is a real bonus and sun trap. Sat out there late afternoons with our tea and cake on returning from our walks. Bed so good we even tried to fit it in the car to bring home. Thank you, thank you Linda and Mark for sharing your cottage with us. Will recommend highly. Sue & Mike
  • Review Submitted: May 14, 2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017