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Ideal Base for Walkers and Mountain Bikers in the Heart of Snowdonia

Bedrooms 2
Space 400 sq ft
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

Provides Easy Access to the Mountains, Beaches and Villages of the National Park

A pretty slate built cottage, sleeping up to six. It has been fitted out to suit walkers and mountain bikers but is equally good for families with young children and couples wanting a quiet break. For mountain bikers we have installed secure Asgaard bike storage for four or five bikes along with bike cleaning facilities outside. There is for one car to park in front of the house.

The cottage is a real home from home, with leather sofas surrounding the large Inglenook fireplace with multi-fuel burner. It has a TV with FreeSAT and DVD, and there a small library of DVDs, games and books to keep the family occupied. You are welcome to take a book if you can leave another one in its place. One of the sofas is a sofa bed (suitable for one adult or 2 small children).

More Details

Hugh Robertson
Member since: 2015
Speaks English
Response time:
Within a day
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Calendar last updated:
18 July, 2018

About Hugh Robertson

Becky and Hugh live in a small village in the Cotswolds with their two daughters and two dogs. They have a number of holiday rentals in north and south Wales and the Cotswolds.

Hugh Robertson purchased this house in 2014

Why Hugh Robertson chose Blaenau Ffestiniog

The inglenook fireplace really makes the downstairs of the cottage. It is small and tucked away but close to the centre of Blaenau which we have always found to be a very friendly town.

What makes this house unique

Llwyn Celyn Cottage is ideally placed to access the adrenaline sports offered in the local area. It is a couple of minutes drive from the Antur Stiniog downhill mountain biking centre, the largest zip wire zone in Europe and the slate caverns containing huge trampolines (bounce below). In addition you can get the famous railway down to the coast at Porthmadog.


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Blaenau Ffestiniog in Ffestiniog

Property Type:
  • house
Floor Area:
  • 400 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 15:30 / Check-out: 10:00
  • Max. occupancy: 5
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • mountain
  • near the sea
  • rural
  • town
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Shower Enclosure
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , 2 Single Bed , 1 Sofa bed/Futon , The double bed can be split into two large singles
    Bedroom 2 - 2 Single Bed , Bedroom 2 contains a bunk bed big enough for 2 adults
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • autumn foliage
  • caves
  • forests
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • sailing
  • diving
  • caving
  • swimming
  • whitewater rafting
  • wind-surfing


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(2 traveller reviews)

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Ideal Base for Walkers and Mountain Bikers in the Heart of Snowdonia
average rating of 4.0 based on 2 reviews

Great value for money.

  • 5 of 5

Lovely little cottage perfect for our family holiday.

Perfectly located with a vast amount of attractions within 45 minutes drive.

Local shops and takeaways all within walking distance and a train station around 10 mins walk.

The cottage has all that you will need for cooking you average family dinner for 4 to 5 however the fridge is a little small so dont take a weekly shop with you! We just shopped daily on our way home!

Our only resivation is would be the damp forming in the corners of the rooms. But for £200 in August for a family of 5 for 4 nights we were not expecting a 5 star hotel status.

The cottage was clean and tidy on arrival.

We had a lovely time here, the children loved their "holiday home" and if we return tontge area again in the future we would stay again!

Thanks Hugh we hope you have a successful season.

  • Review Submitted: 06-Sep-2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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The location is brilliant - right in the heart of snowdonia and very near the bounce below.

  • 3 of 5

Although the property is small and the parking is really difficult. I would not have got our estate car in the space but my husband did it with a bit of effort. The location is just brilliant. The property is very basic but adequate - I feel it really suits a group of lads better than a family.

  • Review Submitted: 25-Oct-2016
  • Date of Stay: October 2016
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Car: recommended

Antur Stiniog run the mountain biking downhill centre at Blaenau Ffestiniog offering an uplift service. They also run a second centre on the shores of Trawsfynydd Lake which offers kayaking, fishing and ‘outward bound’ type activities.

Bounce Below, located in the slate caverns, offers the whole family the opportunity to play on a series of elasticated nets with interconnecting tubes at different levels with coloured lighting.

Zip World run a number of zip wire sites around North Wales. Titan, located above the slate mines, is the largest zip zone in Europe. A new addition to their zip lines is a series of zip wires running through the caverns underground Zip World Caverns.


Prices & Availability

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Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £100

Terms and conditions

No Smoking - The property has a no Smoking Policy.
Booking - You must be over 18 years of age or over at the time of making your booking.
Cancellation - Payments are non-refundable and guests are liable for the full cost if cancelling a confirmed booking.
Behaviour - The property is in a residential area. We would politely ask that our guests act and behave in a way as not to cause nuisance or offence to neighbouring properties. Please note that we are entitled to ask you to leave the holiday property, without refund if in our opinion your behaviour is unacceptable.
Pets - Pets are allowed by prior arrangement only.
Your Responsibilities - You must look after the property. This means you must keep all furniture, fittings and effects, (inside or outside the property) in the same state of repair and condition as at the start of the holiday - You must leave the property in the same state of general order in which you found it - If you break these conditions the Owner/Caretaker can make an additional cleaning charge and/or make a claim against you for repair or loss as a result of damage caused.
Insurance - we recommend that you have holiday insurance. We cannot be responsible or liable for any loss of property, or for accidents/injuries sustained at our property. Please ensure that you lock all doors and shut all windows when not at the property. It is advised that you ensure that your holiday insurance covers the loss/theft or your personal possessions as we cannot be responsible for the compensation of any loss or theft on the property.
Gardens – You are responsible for your children, they must be supervised, or use gardens at their own risk.
Dissatisfaction – Your stay is very important to us, as are your recommendations to others so if there is a problem, please inform us while you are here. Please do not wait until you return home.
Disability Discrimination Act and Caring for your Safety. - It is the guest’s responsibility (particularly par

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 7 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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