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Cosy Cottage in serene picturesque Welsh valley .

Bedrooms 2
Space 753 sq. ft.
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 7 nights


About the property

2 bedroomed Cosy Welsh cottage in beautiful Welsh Valley

Gwenda and Dave Mayers welcome you to our holiday cottage .


Surrounded by rolling woodlands and situated in a lovely quiet valley, children and adults alike will enjoy our idyllic location. Our cottage is the perfect retreat for a relaxing break yet with all the modern comforts of home.

You can explore this awe inspiring landscape which has a wealth of walks and bridal paths to suit all abilities - walks start literally at the doorstep. Alternatively why not just sit and relax and enjoy the peace and tranquility afforded in our cottage.

Local Activities:

We are pleased to tell our more adventurous clients that we are also able to offer you a wonderful opportunity to engage in a number outdoor activities run by our close neighbours Open Door Training. Here again you will find activities to suit all the family including horse riding, mountaineering, quad biking, paintball, kayak/canoeing etc.

Accommodation- River Cottage comprises

2 Bedrooms - comfortably sleeping 4,

1 Bathroom

Kitchen- -

Washing machine/ Dishwasher /Microwave/

Lounge with Log Burner

Dining Area


This well presented holiday property was built in around the 1750s as 2 estate cottages ;it was extended many years later and was formally a village inn, before being converted back into cottages.

With good access to the A55 and lots of areas of interest this is an ideal base to explore North Wales. There are many beautiful local woodland walks and the cottage is in an isolated scenic and quiet area .

Betws-Y-Coed is not too far and Snowdon is also easily reached. There are many historical sites to be visited, as well as the Victorian pier at Llandudno. Golf courses, riding, cycling, fishing and bird watching, locally. Shops, supermarket and pubs within 3 miles.

More Details

Gwenda and Dave Mayers
Member since: 2015
Premier Partner

This partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

Speaks English
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
18 August, 2018

Guestbook comments from the owner

We have stayed in river cottage a few times and absolutely love it, it really is like a home from home! Everything you need nestled in the beautiful Welsh countryside our dogs love coming here they walk for miles! You have everything on your doorstep from walks in Snowdonia to all the coastline beaches! So glad Gwenda & Dave have carried on renting this out as we were gutted our Welsh holidays would come to an end when this beautiful cottage was sold. So looking forward to June! See you then ☺
Oct 2015
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage in Saint Asaph in Llannefydd

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 753 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 15:00 / Check-out: 10:00
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • rural
  • village
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Stove ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Shower Enclosure
  • 1 Bathroom Bathroom - Toilet , Bath with Shower
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 2 Single Bed
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4 Bedroom 1 - 1 Double Bed Bedroom 2 - 2 Single Beds All Linen and towels are provided
  • Books
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television
  • Terrace ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • autumn foliage
  • forests
  • recreation centre
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling


Excellent! 4.6/5 -
(20 traveller reviews)

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Cosy Cottage in serene picturesque Welsh valley .
average rating of 4.6 based on 21 reviews

Cosy Escape

  • 5 of 5

The cottage is a lovely place to stay and was delightfully prepared for our arrival. All our necessities were thoroughly catered for and true to the advertisement. This more than century old cottage is cosy and attractive, the bed linen beautiful and the large double bed very comfortable. The neighbours were friendly and helpful and the German shepherd, although nervous of other dogs, responded well to us and appreciated attention. With its single track approach roads the hamlet gives a great sense of escape without being so far from ‘civilisation’. It is set in a scenic valley and provides a great base for exploring North Wales. We made the St Asaph river walk our routine trek because it was ideal for dogs and likewise, as a change from Snowdonia, recommend exploring the Offas Dyke path ‘Marilyns’ along the Pennycloddiau, Moel Famau stretch. There are many dog friendly pubs and our table was laid with a dog biscuit place setting on our second visit to the excellent Dinorben at Bodfari. Our many thanks to the cottage owners.

  • Review Submitted: 30-Nov-2017
  • Date of Stay: November 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for your lovely review and we are pleased you had such a lovely break . we look forwards to welcoming you , and your dog , back any time Best Regards Gwenda and Dave
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  • 4 of 5

Nice comfortable cottage, very good location for seeing North Wales.

  • Review Submitted: 22-May-2018
  • Date of Stay: May 2018
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your review. We are pleased you enjoyed our comfortable cottage as a base for exploring North Wales . Best Reagrds Gwenda and Dave
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cosy cottage

  • 5 of 5

lovely cottage very well equipped left a welcome pack including 2 presents for our dogs home from home loved the log fire really enjoyed our stay would highly recommend nice and cosy to come back to after a day out but didn`t realize how dark it went at night would definitely go again sue/melvyn

  • Review Submitted: 15-Jan-2018
  • Date of Stay: December 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your lovely review , we are so pleased you enjoyed your stay. Best Regards Gwenda and Dave
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Quiet, peaceful, beutiful

  • 5 of 5

This is a lovely quiet location, secluded and safe. The cottage is very well equipped with everything you could want, clean, comfortable. It is a great base for exploring the whole of North Wales. My only recommendation is you go there and enjoy.

  • Review Submitted: 28-Oct-2017
  • Date of Stay: October 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your lovely review and we are so pleased you had a lovely holiday. Best Regards Gwenda and Dave
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Local knowledge is invaluable

  • 1 of 5

We should have asked for more details about the property before committing to it. It wouldn`t be fair to comment too much because it was totally our fault for not investigating further and not planning properly. The cottage was too small for our needs and as we soon found out was not in the right place for where we wanted to spend our days.

The nearest place to eat in St Asaph was not an easy distance away and was very run-down and as luck would have it the chef at the pub in Henllan was on holiday!

The Alsation dog next door was a worry as it barked aggressively every time it saw us through the window and so local walks with our two dogs were curtailed because we were concerned it might get loose. Obviously, this was something we could not have foreseen and you only find out about these things once you get there.

We haven`t done this type of holiday before and it has taught us a valuable lesson about proper research.

  • Review Submitted: 04-Oct-2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for taking the time to post a review. We are really sorry you did not enjoy your holiday in our cottage. We apologise for the local hostelries but as you can appreciate this is beyond our control. We would like to say your fears around next doors dog are totally unfounded....they are very responsible dog owners. We do feel that your one star rating is unfair as we welcome guests to ask questions before booking and always answer them to the best of our knowledge. Gwenda and Dave
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Great lovely cottage in a Nice surrounding

  • 4 of 5

Nice quiet cottage in the middle of lot of activities, near Snowdonia, Liverpool, beautiful Chester and several nice golfcourses. The cottage contains lot of equipment. The reason for only 4 stars is the carpeting, especially when you accept pets. We will recommand this cottage to friends and family. The road to this cottage is a real adventure from every direction, keeps you awake.

  • Review Submitted: 06-Sep-2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your comments Best Regards Gwenda and Dave
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Nearest Airport
25 Miles
Nearest Barpub
2.5 Miles
Pub St Asaph
Nearest Ferry
40 Miles
Nearest Golf
2.5 Miles
St Asaph Business Park
Nearest Train
4 Miles
Nearest Motorway
18 Miles
M56 (connect to A55)
Nearest Restaurant
2.5 Miles
St Asaph
Nearest Beach
5 Miles
Car: necessary

River Cottage is ideal for a break or a holiday. It is situated in a serene Welsh valley near St Asaph in North Wales.


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday cottage in Saint Asaph, Conwy

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
21 Jul 2018 - 31 Aug 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Late Summer
1 Sep 2018 - 5 Oct 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Base Rate 2018
6 Oct 2018 - 21 Dec 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Christmas 2018
22 Dec 2018 - 28 Dec 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
New Year 2019
29 Dec 2018 - 4 Jan 2019
7 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £100

Rates are subject to change until booking confirmed.
If you wish to pay be cheque please contact us to arrange
Please contact us to check terms and conditions . prior to arrival

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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