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Two Bedroom Ground Floor Holiday Cottage near Bennar Beach Snowdonia | Bwthyn-Bennar


Bwthyn is the end cottage in a row of 4 converted barns in Dyffryn Ardudwy, Snowdonia. This two bedroom ground floor cottage is perfect for that traditional seaside holiday.One double bedroom and one twin combined with a large lounge and fully functional kitchen means Bwthyn is ideal for families looking for a quiet break by the sea. It certainly beats camping.

Large floor to ceiling windows down one side means the lounge is nice and bright as well as being spacious. A comfortable sofa and armchairs face a romantic cast iron fire set in the original stone surround. At the other end of the room there’s a large dining table. Great if you’re better than us at persuading the family to sit down together at meal times.

A step up leads to an open plan kitchen. Smaller than the lounge but everything you need is there. Cooker, microwave, toaster, kettle etc. Then two bedrooms, one double one twin. Both bedrooms are spacious and immaculately furnished. That perfect combination of quality period furniture combined with new and clean bedding and linen.

The bathroom has a modern white suite and shower. Here to, the original and exposed oak beams add character and a sense of luxury.

We all agreed that Bwthyn was one of those houses that has a really comfortable feel to it. A space where everyone can relax. Slumped in front of the TV, slouched over a good book, preparing a picnic for our afternoon excursion or just looking enviously out of the window at the perfectly manicured gardens. One day my lawn will look that good.



‘Bwthyn’ is located, in my opinion, in one of the nicest parts of the 840 square miles that makes up the Snowdonia National Park. You’re certainly in the heart of the park here. Glorious sandy beaches a stones throw to the west and un-spoilt mountain wilderness to the east. Travel north and you come to Harlech with it’s famous castle and the impressive Royal St Davids links golf course. Further north for Portmeirion, Betws y Coed and of course Snowdon itself. Barmouth and the magnificent Mawddach estuary winding its way past the foot of Cader Idris is a 5 minute drive to the south.

Lots of outdoorsy things to do in the area including the new Mecca of mountain biking, Coed Y Brenin. Definitely worth a trip, whether you’re a complete beginner or one of the world class racers that visit regularly. If you consider other pursuits like white water rafting, mountaineering, wakeboarding and coasteering there’s certainly plenty of opportunities for adrenalin junkies to get their fix. Personally, I prefer to stick to building sandcastles on the beach, but each to their own.


A traditional seaside holiday
In the heart of the Snowdonia National Park
It certainly beats camping

Property Details

Bedrooms:  One Double one twin bedroom all on ground floor.

Bathrooms:  One bathroom with shower over bath

Facilities:  Digital TV, Music System, WiFi, Ground Floor Bedrooms, Fridge Freezer, Microwave, Oven, Hob, Shared Washing Machine, Designated Garden

Sleeps:  4

Pets:  No

Smoking:  No

Bed Linen:  Provided

Towels:  Not Provided

Cot and High Chair:  On Request

Location:  Converted barn 500m from one of the nicest and cleanest beaches in Snowdonia

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16 Responses to “Two Bedroom Ground Floor Holiday Cottage near Bennar Beach Snowdonia | Bwthyn-Bennar”
  1. Anne Hocking & Walter & Dorothy Sharratt says:

    Very enjoyable visit in attractive accommodation where everything was provided for our comfort.

  2. The Blomely Family says:

    We had a wonderful holiday – the cottage is great and we love the countryside and beach – we’ll be back!

  3. Ann & Ronnie Tong, Near Hay on Wye says:

    Great holiday- loved the cottage & garden – as did the kids. Area is beautiful too + we’re planning to return.

  4. Jim, Melanie, Don, Popee Connor, Ellesmere. says:

    Body Boarding on Bennar Beach
    A comfortable and pretty cottage combined with many welcoming touches added greatly to our enjoyable stay. Thank you.

  5. Maria, John, Alice, Louise Turner, Edinburgh. says:

    Very enjoyable holiday in a very comfortable cottage. Good weather (29degC+) enabled us to make full use of the barbecue and the beach. Highlight of the visit was Castell Caernarfon – the kids are desperate to come back!!

  6. Gareth, Shirley, Rhian + Dafydd James, Cardiff. says:

    Body Boarding on Bennar Beach
    Many, many thanks for making our holiday such an enjoyable one. The cottage is extremely comfortable and very well equipped. We have all enjoyed our lovely break. The children were ‘well impressed’ witht the beach! We hope to be back. Thanks for the welcome.

  7. Jo-Ann, Richard, Mary & John Gurney says:

    We had snow, rain, sleet and high wind, BUT we have the comfort and warm of the cottage. Sue and Richard were great hosts. We had a wonderful break, and hope to be back soon. Thanks very much.

  8. Andy & Margaret,Stockport says:

    Cottage is lovely,and is in a very pretty location,handy for walks and seeing the rest of a scenic coast line Made very welcome by Richard and Sue.

  9. Gill,Sarah+Sammy Ryan Derbyshire says:

    Sammy on Bennar Beachwas a lovely spot for Sammy’s (aged 14months) first trip to seaside – location ideal peaceful and beautiful countryside. The house is very welcoming and comfortable and the homemade bread and cakes delicious – hopefully we will come back next summer – was still smiling days after we got back :-)

  10. Sibyl Ruth, Birmingham says:

    We had a week that was energetic (lots of fresh air and good walks) but also relaxing. My teenage daughter and her friend enjoyed being able to go off and explore the beach, walk across the fields to Dyffryn Ardudwy, and catch the train back from Barmouth. The cottage is spacious and comfortable. It’s a lovely part of the world, and we want to come back…

  11. Randal, Rachel, Maria & Matilda Turner, Flintshire says:

    We booked a week in the Bwthyn after our German friends stayed there and loved it a couple of years ago. We can now see why they enjoyed it so much – very homely feel in a great location. Ideal for a beach holiday with the kids. We don’t live that far away, but nonetheless it felt like a proper, and very relaxing holiday.

  12. Gill, Sarah and Sammy Ryan - Derbyshire says:

    Another lovely week despite the lack of sunshine – cottage is very comfortable and welcoming and the addition of a dish washer in the kitchen was splendid not to mention the delicious bread and cakes. Sammy (now just tuned two years) really enjoyed paddling in the sea albeit in wellingtons and making sandcastles on the beaches – a perfect spot for small children we all enjoyed our week.
    Thank you very much :-)

  13. Sibyl, Birmingham says:

    This was our second visit to Bwythyn and we had another really enjoyable week. Lots of great walks, both inland and by the coast – and we acquired some bargains at Dyffryn Ardudwy village fete!

  14. Errol W.Mids says:

    We had a relaxing, sunny, few days in this lovely cottage. It has all the amenities you could want and is very well furnished. The owners were charming and provided fresh home made bread and cakes on arrival. Thanks!

  15. Alan & Julie Valentine. Keith & Sally Murray says:

    Wonderful, Relaxing long weekend .Excellent accomodation and beautiful location.Lots of great memories !.

  16. John and Sue. Ipswich says:

    Just back from a fantastic break in this lovely cottage. We were made very welcome by our hosts Sue and Richard. Freshly baked bread and shortbread the later we managed to enjoy for the entire week. Fantastic cottage and fabulous area I don’t think it’ll be too long before we return. One of our best holidays ever.

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