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Make holiday rental accommodation or a holiday cottage in Snowdonia & Gwynedd in Wales your home away from home

The Welsh county of Gwynedd is the most north western county of Wales, bordering the Irish Sea, just below Anglesey. Known primarily for having the beautiful Snowdonia National Park at its heart, Gwynedd consists of an enchanting landscape of mist covered mountains, cascading rivers and wild moor land fringed by thick forests, and guarded by fairytale castles. Once you have taken a holiday cottage in Snowdonia or Gwynedd, tasted the lifestyle and experienced the relaxing pace of life, magnificent scenery and glorious sandy beaches, you will be tempted to return year after year.

Things to do in Gwynedd-Snowdonia, Wales

The Snowdonia National Park is one of the most breathtaking places in Britain. Taking a self catering holiday cottage or even a log cabin in Snowdonia lets you explore the largest mountains in England and Wales, as well as the beautiful beaches of the Cambrian Coast. The wooded valleys, wild moors, peaceful lakes and long mountain ridges make the perfect setting for walking and cycling. There are marked cycle routes through much of the Snowdonia National Park, and sailing on one of the magnificent mountain lakes is an ideal way to let the stress simply wash from your body. Snowdonia walk, riding and cycle trail information can be found at the many Snowdonia tourist information offices located around the park’s perimeter, and there are plenty of excellent Gwynedd public houses in which to retreat to after a hard day in the hills.

Although Gwynedd doesn’t instantly spring to mind as a beach holiday destination but it is exactly that. The whole of the Cambrian Coast is lined with golden sand, and during the summer, resorts like Barmouth become awash with holiday makers, many of whom are staying in Snowdonia accommodation, just a few miles away. Alternatively, if you rent a self catering holiday cottage in Snowdonia National Park, the windswept, secluded beaches of Porth Neigwl are within easy range.

Gwynedd golf has become a major business, with 19 full 18 hole golf courses dotted around the county, mainly on the coastal stretches. There is a choice between old, classic golf courses and the new, luxury Gwynedd golf courses which have recently appeared. Either way, if you are staying in Gwynedd or Snowdonia accommodation, you can certainly get a round in!

Places to holiday in Gwynedd-Snowdonia, Wales

Bangor is one of the smallest cities in Britain. However, despite its size, Bangor is a great place to visit from a self catering Snowdonia holiday cottage or accommodation anywhere in Gwynedd. The large student population keeps the town vibrant and youthful, and there are always cultural and artistic displays and performances occurring throughout the city.

Weather in Gwynedd-Snowdonia, Wales

The climate in Gwynedd is relatively predictable, with mild but wet winters which average around 6°C, and mild summers from May until September in which temperatures average in the low 20’s (°C).

Travel to Gwynedd-Snowdonia, Wales

As a rural department, it is recommended that you take a car to Gwynedd as it will make your holiday more flexible and relaxing, as many of the finest attractions in the area are spread out. However, if you would like to holiday without a car, there is a great train network throughout the county.


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                                                                                                      Perfect location for walking, birdsong, crystal clear mountain air :-)

                                                                                                      5 of 5
                                                                                                      Loved every minute, very comfortable,thank you.
                                                                                                      • Review Submitted: Apr 10, 2017
                                                                                                      • Date of Stay: Apr 2017

                                                                                                      Gorgeous cottage

                                                                                                      5 of 5
                                                                                                      Wonderful cottage on Llyn Mair. Local woodland walks ending in pub or cake. Fabulous little boat to explore the lake. We took a laptop to watch films in the evening as property doesn't have a TV. If you're a purist you won't need one.
                                                                                                      • Review Submitted: Apr 10, 2017
                                                                                                      • Date of Stay: Apr 2017