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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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        Wonderful! 4.9/5
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            Exceptional! 5.0/5
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              Multiple rentals House #1351776
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                Wonderful! 4.9/5
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                                                Cottage #1997607
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                                                  Cottage #1864916
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                                                    Cottage #6796481
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                                                      Cottage #1865704
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                                                        Cottage #1905082
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                                                          Cottage #6820899
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                                                              Cottage #1865761
                                                                • 5 BR
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                                                                Cottage #1868907
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                                                                  Cottage #1865733
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                                                                      Cottage #1865762
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                                                                        Apartment #1969685
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                                                                          Cottage #1862634
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                                                                            Cottage #1968987
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                                                                              Cottage #1965006
                                                                                Wonderful! 4.8/5
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                                                                                  Wonderful! 4.9/5
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                                                                                  Cottage #8171958
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                                                                                    Apartment #6723655
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                                                                                      Cabin #1743140
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                                                                                          Wonderful! 4.9/5
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                                                                                              Wonderful! 4.9/5
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                                                                                              Cottage #6721801
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                                                                                                Multiple rentals Cabin #8167064
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                                                                                                  Exceptional! 5.0/5
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                                                                                                  Barn #6473063
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                                                                                                    Excellent! 4.4/5
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                                                                                                    House #405299
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                                                                                                      Exceptional! 5.0/5
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                                                                                                      Cottage #6117306
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                                                                                                      Recent Reviews

                                                                                                      Great Cottage

                                                                                                      5 of 5
                                                                                                      Wonderful cottage, very well equipped, spacious and clean, lovely fires (logs provided). Good location to explore the North Wales, very close to Harlech, castle, beach, pub, restaurant, shops, garage, etc . Owners were extremely helpful and kind, would love to stay back here again this year if we can get away.
                                                                                                      • Review Submitted: 21-Jan-2017
                                                                                                      • Date of Stay: Jan 2017

                                                                                                      Great views, great location !!!

                                                                                                      4 of 5
                                                                                                      Needs some update in the cottage.Too far to 5 stars...
                                                                                                      • Review Submitted: 19-Jan-2017
                                                                                                      • Date of Stay: Jan 2017

                                                                                                      Gorgeous house! Very comfortable!

                                                                                                      5 of 5
                                                                                                      Beautiful house in a beauiful area.. Very comfortable and homely, the hot tub was amazing!
                                                                                                      • Review Submitted: 17-Jan-2017
                                                                                                      • Date of Stay: Jan 2017