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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.

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Criccieth Holiday Cottages & Homes (300+)

 

Recent Reviews

Lovely Property set in stunning surrounding countryside

5 of 5
This was our second visit to the property. Obviously we enjoyed it first time around or we wouldn't have gone back! It was a good as we remembered , and it even had a few additional touches too. We certainly wouldn't hesitate to recommend this property to anyone. We had relatives visit us during our stay and we understand they have been recommending it to work colleagues. ( But it was booked for the period their work colleague enquired about)
  • Review Submitted: Jul 10, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017

Beautiful cottage with stunning views!

5 of 5
Hendy is a beautiful little cottage with absolutely stunning views. We had a great couple of days in this amazing location and couldn't have asked for a better place to stay. Ingrid made it so welcoming and everywhere was immaculate. The bottle of wine was a lovely touch too. Thank you so much! x
  • Review Submitted: Jul 09, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2017