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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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    • 2 BR
    • 1 BA
    • Sleeps 4
    Apartment #8122565
    3
    Viewed 14 times in the last 48 hours
      Wonderful! 4.8/5
      (12 reviews)
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      • 5 BR
      • 2 BA
      • Sleeps 10
      House #8173354
      12
      Viewed 28 times in the last 48 hours
        Wonderful! 4.8/5
        (6 reviews)
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        • Studio
        • 1 BA
        • Sleeps 6
        Caravan #6730350
        6
        Viewed 53 times in the last 48 hours
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          • 3 BR
          • 1 BA
          • Sleeps 5
          Cottage #1967101
          Viewed 6 times in the last 48 hours
            • 2 BR
            • 1 BA
            • Sleeps 4
            Cottage #6509451
            Viewed 6 times in the last 48 hours
              • 6 BR
              • 5 BA
              • Sleeps 12
              House #1406704
              Viewed 11 times in the last 48 hours
                • 2 BR
                • 1 BA
                • Sleeps 4
                Cottage #6772148
                  • 4 BR
                  • 2 BA
                  • Sleeps 8
                  Cottage #1967197
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                    • 4 BR
                    • 2 BA
                    • Sleeps 8
                    Cottage #1966796
                    Viewed 6 times in the last 48 hours
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                      • 4 BR
                      • 4 BA
                      • Sleeps 8
                      Bungalow #1406710
                      Viewed 13 times in the last 48 hours
                        • 1 BR
                        • 2 BA
                        • Sleeps 4
                        Cottage #1967507
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                          • 1 BR
                          • Separate Toilet
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                          Cottage #1858791
                          Viewed 9 times in the last 48 hours
                            • 5 BR
                            • 2 BA
                            • Sleeps 9
                            House #1961318
                            Viewed 13 times in the last 48 hours
                              • 2 BR
                              • 1 BA
                              • Sleeps 4
                              Cottage #8226466
                                • 3 BR
                                • 1 BA
                                • Sleeps 4
                                Bungalow #6555746
                                  • 4 BR
                                  • Separate Toilets
                                  • Sleeps 12
                                  Cottage #1860322
                                    • 1 BR
                                    • 1 BA
                                    • Sleeps 2
                                    Cottage #1965788
                                      • 2 BR
                                      • 1 BA
                                      • Sleeps 4
                                      Cottage #1963996
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                                        • 1 BR
                                        • 1 BA
                                        • Sleeps 2
                                        Apartment #6782726
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                                          • 2 BR
                                          • 1 BA
                                          • Sleeps 5
                                          Cottage #1967126
                                          Viewed 5 times in the last 48 hours
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                                            • 2 BR
                                            • 1 BA
                                            • Sleeps 4
                                            Apartment #6782759
                                            Viewed 5 times in the last 48 hours
                                              Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                              (45 reviews)
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                                              • 2 BR
                                              • 1 BA
                                              • Sleeps 5
                                              Bungalow #6495228
                                              45
                                              Viewed 64 times in the last 48 hours
                                                Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                                (10 reviews)
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                                                • 2 BR
                                                • 1 BA
                                                • Sleeps 3
                                                Cottage #6868627
                                                10
                                                Viewed 59 times in the last 48 hours
                                                  Excellent! 4.7/5
                                                  (24 reviews)
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                                                  • 3 BR
                                                  • 1 BA
                                                  • Sleeps 5
                                                  Cottage #703118
                                                  24
                                                  Viewed 82 times in the last 48 hours
                                                    Excellent! 4.6/5
                                                    (15 reviews)
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                                                    • 2 BR
                                                    • 2 BA
                                                    • Sleeps 4
                                                    Apartment #6723655
                                                    15
                                                    Viewed 27 times in the last 48 hours
                                                      Exceptional! 5/5
                                                      (27 reviews)
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                                                      • 1 BR
                                                      • 1 BA
                                                      • Sleeps 2
                                                      Cottage #8125519
                                                      27
                                                      Viewed 46 times in the last 48 hours
                                                        Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                                        (16 reviews)
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                                                        • 3 BR
                                                        • 1 BA
                                                        • Sleeps 7
                                                        Cottage #1005371
                                                        16
                                                        Viewed 47 times in the last 48 hours
                                                          Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                                          (15 reviews)
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                                                          • 3 BR
                                                          • 2 BA
                                                          • Sleeps 6
                                                          Cottage #6186950
                                                          15
                                                          Viewed 23 times in the last 48 hours
                                                            Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                                            (16 reviews)
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                                                            • 1 BR
                                                            • 1 BA
                                                            • Sleeps 2
                                                            Cottage #8166507
                                                            16
                                                            Viewed 20 times in the last 48 hours
                                                              Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                                              (15 reviews)
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                                                              • 1 BR
                                                              • 1 BA
                                                              • Sleeps 2
                                                              Cottage #6797898
                                                              15
                                                              Viewed 28 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                                                (32 reviews)
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                                                                • 2 BR
                                                                • 1 BA
                                                                • Sleeps 4
                                                                Cottage #8171280
                                                                32
                                                                Viewed 33 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 41 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                    Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                                                    (11 reviews)
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                                                                    • 4 BR
                                                                    • 2 BA
                                                                    • Separate Toilet
                                                                    • Sleeps 8
                                                                    Cottage #6721801
                                                                    11
                                                                    Viewed 19 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                      Wonderful! 4.8/5
                                                                      (14 reviews)
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                                                                      • 2 BR
                                                                      • 1 BA
                                                                      • Sleeps 4
                                                                      Apartment #8124363
                                                                      14
                                                                      Viewed 25 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                        Exceptional! 5/5
                                                                        (18 reviews)
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                                                                        • 3 BR
                                                                        • 1 BA
                                                                        • Sleeps 6
                                                                        Cottage #6117306
                                                                        18
                                                                        Viewed 27 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                          Excellent! 4.6/5
                                                                          (5 reviews)
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                                                                          • 2 BR
                                                                          • 1 BA
                                                                          • Sleeps 4
                                                                          House #6856169
                                                                          5
                                                                          Viewed 12 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                            Wonderful! 4.8/5
                                                                            (27 reviews)
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                                                                            • 3 BR
                                                                            • 1 BA
                                                                            • Sleeps 6
                                                                            Bungalow #8137859
                                                                            27
                                                                            Viewed 16 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                              Exceptional! 5/5
                                                                              (10 reviews)
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                                                                              • 3 BR
                                                                              • 1 BA
                                                                              • Sleeps 6
                                                                              Barn #6473063
                                                                              10
                                                                              Viewed 45 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                • 3 BR
                                                                                • 2 BA
                                                                                • Sleeps 5
                                                                                Cottage #8153247
                                                                                3
                                                                                Viewed 39 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                  Wonderful! 4.8/5
                                                                                  (4 reviews)
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                                                                                  • 6 BR
                                                                                  • 3 BA
                                                                                  • Separate Toilet
                                                                                  • Sleeps 12
                                                                                  House #8037790
                                                                                  4
                                                                                  Viewed 50 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                    Excellent! 4.7/5
                                                                                    (6 reviews)
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                                                                                    • 2 BR
                                                                                    • 2 BA
                                                                                    • Sleeps 4
                                                                                    Cottage #6834112
                                                                                    6
                                                                                    Viewed 19 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                      Exceptional! 5/5
                                                                                      (4 reviews)
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                                                                                      • 3 BR
                                                                                      • 1 BA
                                                                                      • Sleeps 6
                                                                                      Cottage #8044456
                                                                                      4
                                                                                      Viewed 25 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                        Exceptional! 5/5
                                                                                        (34 reviews)
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                                                                                        • 2 BR
                                                                                        • 1 BA
                                                                                        • Sleeps 4
                                                                                        Barn #1672174
                                                                                        34
                                                                                        Viewed 46 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                          Excellent! 4.6/5
                                                                                          (13 reviews)
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                                                                                          • 3 BR
                                                                                          • 1 BA
                                                                                          • Separate Toilet
                                                                                          • Sleeps 6
                                                                                          Cottage #1838784
                                                                                          13
                                                                                          Viewed 45 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                            Wonderful! 4.8/5
                                                                                            (17 reviews)
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                                                                                            • 3 BR
                                                                                            • 2 BA
                                                                                            • Sleeps 6
                                                                                            Cottage #8053804
                                                                                            17
                                                                                            Viewed 19 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                              Excellent! 4.4/5
                                                                                              (32 reviews)
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                                                                                              • 7 BR
                                                                                              • 4 BA
                                                                                              • Separate Toilets
                                                                                              • Sleeps 14
                                                                                              House #405299
                                                                                              32
                                                                                              Viewed 31 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                                Exceptional! 5/5
                                                                                                (7 reviews)
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                                                                                                • 2 BR
                                                                                                • 1 BA
                                                                                                • Separate Toilet
                                                                                                • Sleeps 4
                                                                                                Cottage #8019292
                                                                                                7
                                                                                                Viewed 31 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                                  Excellent! 4.7/5
                                                                                                  (6 reviews)
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                                                                                                  • 3 BR
                                                                                                  • 1 BA
                                                                                                  • Sleeps 5
                                                                                                  Cottage #8160190
                                                                                                  6
                                                                                                  Viewed 26 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                                    Wonderful! 4.8/5
                                                                                                    (23 reviews)
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                                                                                                    • 4 BR
                                                                                                    • 1 BA
                                                                                                    • Sleeps 6
                                                                                                    House #8123945
                                                                                                    23
                                                                                                    Viewed 15 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                                      Excellent! 4.7/5
                                                                                                      (7 reviews)
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                                                                                                      • 3 BR
                                                                                                      • 2 BA
                                                                                                      • Sleeps 5
                                                                                                      Cottage #1878282
                                                                                                      7
                                                                                                      Viewed 32 times in the last 48 hours
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                                                                                                      Recent Reviews

                                                                                                      Wonderful property, everything you need for the perfect break in a great location.

                                                                                                      5 of 5
                                                                                                      We enjoyed a great stay in this lovely property that felt like home from home as soon as we walked in. Inside was warm and welcoming and had everything we needed and more. The garden has amazing views and the added treat of the hot tub! The location is pefect with so may places to go that appealed to all of us. The beach is a few minutes away and local village and train station in walking distance. We will definitely be booking again for a longer stay!
                                                                                                      • Review Submitted: Apr 26, 2017
                                                                                                      • Date of Stay: Apr 2017

                                                                                                      Great stay

                                                                                                      5 of 5
                                                                                                      A fantastic cottage in a lovely village with a lot going for it. The cottage was very well fitted out and had everything we wanted. The SPAR shop opposite is ideal as well. Most places are in easy reach and there are lots of lovely walks directly from the property. We will be back.
                                                                                                      • Review Submitted: Apr 26, 2017
                                                                                                      • Date of Stay: Apr 2017