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Make a holiday rental, home, or cottage in Harlech, Wales your home away from home

Holidaymakers looking for some sea air and bags of history might like to take a trip to the scenic coastal town of Harlech. Located in the North Wales county of Gwynedd, Harlech has excellent dunes and has been designated a National Nature Reserve and site of Specific Scientific Interest. Here visitors will find numerous different places to stay including self catering accommodation, holiday cottages, guest houses and B&Bs.

Things to do on holiday to Harlech, Wales

This part of North Wales is a great spot for hikers, cyclists and horse riders to travel around and take in the wonderful views of and from Snowdonia National Park, which is about 11 miles from Harlech. The town is on the coast but is within easy reach of other resorts of Mid and North Wales, where many sandy beaches can be found and various water sports can be tried. The National Watersports Centre on the banks of the Menai Strait offers courses in sailing, windsurfing, kayaking, cruising and powerboating.

Angling is a popular activity in the area with various lakes and rivers nearby as well as offshore fishing. There are a number of places to try rock climbing, abseiling or even head underground with guided tour provided at Betws Y Coed. There are over 60 golf courses in North Wales including world class championship courses at Royal St David’s, which is right on the doorstep of Harlech and Porthmadog Golf Club is just four miles away.

Harlech has a small selection of eateries such as restaurants, cafes, tea and coffee shops and public houses. There are also some very quaint shops selling local produce and arts and crafts. Bigger shops, department stores and restaurants can be found in Bangor, which is about an hour away via the A5 road.

Places to visit on holiday to Harlech, Wales

There are many interesting places to visit in and around Harlech including various national nature reserves with one in Harlech itself. There are many places of outstanding beauty nearby with parks and gardens as well as Portmeirion Village where the TV series the Prisoner was originally filmed, which is just four miles from Harlech. Holidaymakers can also visit numerous historic buildings, galleries and museums including Harlech Castle and Criccieth Castle.

Weather in Harlech, Wales

The warmest time of the year to visit North Wales is generally July and August when the average high is approximately 19 degrees centigrade. The driest months of the year tend to be May and July while November and January is the wettest time of the year with between 90 and 100mm average rainfall per month.

Travel to Harlech, Wales

Manchester Airport is approximately 90 minutes from North Wales and serves more domestic destinations than any other UK airport Domestic flights from London are offered by British Airways and BMI. Aer Lingus and Ryanair offer flights to Manchester from Ireland, while many of the major European airlines such as Air France, KLM and Lufthansa fly here too. There is a railway station at Harlech with services to and from Shrewsbury, which in turn has services to Cardiff Central and Birmingham International.

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                                                                                            Cottage #8106063
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                                                                                                    Farmhouse #873527
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                                                                                                      Recent Reviews

                                                                                                      Fabulous house

                                                                                                      5 of 5
                                                                                                      Wonderful house in a fabulous setting; owners are very helpful and welcoming.
                                                                                                      • Review Submitted: 22-Jan-2017
                                                                                                      • Date of Stay: Jan 2017

                                                                                                      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