Now for many people, when choosing a holiday in Snowdonia, cottages with a view is up there on the want list. So if you fall into this category, we have made it super easy for you to choose with Dioni’s 10 best cottages with a view:
1 – Becws near Harlech
A Romantic self catering cottage with sea views. An old bakery near Llanbedr and Shell Island in the heart of the Snowdonia National Park.
2 – Beudy Ymwlch near Criccieth
Holiday Cottage Criccieth. Self Catering Barn Conversion on the Llyn Peninsula combining modern facilities with the perfect rural location on a working farm.
3 – Bronwen Terrace Harlech
Bronwen-Terrace is a large Victorian property with sea views in Harlech. Nestled on the seaward facing slopes of the town it overlooks miles of sandy coast.
4 – Bryn Du near Criccieth
Traditional stone built farmhouse renovated to a very high standard. That perfect mix of style and luxury set in a beautiful rural location. Sea view will lift your soul.
5 – Cefn Isaf near Harlech
Cefn-Isaf, a self catering barn conversion with sea views, is located in a spectacular position high above the picturesque seaside village of Llanbedr.
6 – Coed-Y-Moel near Barmouth
Formerly the house of a sea captain sailing from Barmouth, this 3 bedroom stone cottage commands spectacular views over the Mawddach estuary and Cader Idris beyond.
7 – Hen-Feudy near Barmouth
Hen Feudy is a single story self catering barn conversion in the village of Dyffryn Ardudwy. breathtaking views across Cardigan Bay and the mountains of North Wales.
8 – Tal-Y-Waun near Betws-Y-Coed
Quiet country holiday cottage in Snowdonia. High above the famous Ogwen Valleywith unparalleled views and access to the rugged mountains of North Wales.
9 – Tyn-Simmde near Dolgellau
Tyn-Simdde: Two Bedroom Holiday Cottage In The Mountains Above Dolgellau. Quiet, tranquil, isolated; It Sleeps 4. Nr Coed Y Brenin for Cycling and Walking.
10 – Yr Odyn near Caernarfon
Renovated and furnished to a very high standard this seafront holiday cottage in North Wales provides the perfect base for this unique and idyllic location.
On the coast of Snowdonia, where the mountains meet the sea, Barmouth is perfect for walking, outdoor activity breaks, or fresh air getaways. The town has gift shops, restaurants, cafes and bars all located within a 5 minute walk from the harbour and promenade running alongside a blue flag beach. Here are the best things to do in Barmouth: ACTIVITIES THE HARBOUR The harbour is a great place to hang out with a collection of restaurants, cafes and ice-cream shops. Crabbing is also popular here if you’re looking for something to do with the little ones. STAND UP PADDLE BOARDING SUP Barmouth offer paddle boarding down the Barmouth Estuary which is something quite special. Great for all age groups, this is something definitely worth doing when in town. SERN WEN FERRY BOAT Taking you across the estuary to Fairborne, this makes for a great day out or morning excursion. ADVENTURE ACTIVITIES Snowdonia Adventures offer a great variety of activities including gorge walking, canyoning, kayaking, climbing etc. George and his team always provide a top class service and definitely one of the best things to do in Barmouth. DRAGON THEATRE Best known for their music nights, the Dragon Theatre puts on some great Jazz nights as well as introducing alternative music from around the world. They also put on film screenings and work shops so make sure you have a look to see what is on. BENDI-GEDIG An indoor soft play centre for kids – perfect for those rainy days! They also have a cafe on site. AMUSEMENT ARCADE As with all great seaside towns, there is an amusement park including all the usual fanfare of rides, soft toys, candy floss and sugar donuts!! SKATE PARK At the very north of the promenade, there is a skate park offering a couple of good ramps and a rail. BEACHES BARMOUTH Barmouth beach has a great promenade where there are a number of beach front cafes so you dont have to lug a great picnic bag down here if you’re not in the mood! A little train runs up and down the promanade throughout the day and the harbour at the south end is home to some great restaurants and cafes. The amusement park is also only a stone’s throw away. Part of Barmouth beach has a blue flag status and so needless to say, swimming here is good. LLANDANWG Llandanwg sas good facilities and easy to get onto. The carpark is just next to the beach, but if you are lucky you can get free parking on the left hand side of the road just before you get to the beach. A cafe offering light lunches, coffees and ice cream is just by the carpark as are the toilets. The beach itself is rocky which makes its perfect for rock pools and great for kids. DYFFRYN BEACH If you are early enough, you can get free parking on the side of the road. failing that, there is a carpark 5-10 min walk from the beach across the sand dunes. This beach is great for swimming and the sand dunes will provide hours of fun for the children. Limited on facilities, you will need to stock up before you go. There is a spar in Dyffryn Ardudwy village itself with...read more