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An Elizabethan manor house set in the beautiful Snowdonia countryside in North Wales. The architecture of this amazing property is matched by its rich and fascinating history. If only buildings could talk. The grand fireplace would reminisce how it had warmed the toes of the native princes of Wales. The oak paneled walls in the […]

If you’re looking for stylish accommodation in the heart of a Snowdonia village, you’d be hard pushed to find anything more beautiful than this cottage. Hen-Lyfrgell – the Old Library – has been luxuriously renovated and comes with superb views over the River Artro and its historic stone bridge. The cottage sleeps up to four guests in two bedrooms, and it really is quite splendid.

I’ve been to Sylfaen a number of times before, our oldest daughter, Lowri, is best friends with Alaw, the youngest daughter at the farm. I knew there were some fantastic views up in those hills above Barmouth, I knew there were some fantastic old farm cottages up there. But I was still amazed when Rob, […]

My happy childhood holiday memories of sandy chips and wooden forks meant I really liked this four bedroom sea front holiday cottage in Aberdovey from the minute we arrived. The wooden forks have been replaced by blue plastic ones but my chips drenched in vinegar tasted every bit as good. Add the harbour sounds and fresh sea and we all got that real ‘holiday’ feeling straight away.

This pretty one bedroom cottage on a working welsh farm is a great base for couples wanting to explore the mountains and coast of Snowdonia. This beautifully appointed and private annex to the main farmhouse offers luxurious accommodation whilst providing a taste of idyllic rural life. But don’t worry, the owners wont make you get up at the crack of dawn to feed the sheep. Unless you really want to of course.