Snowdonia National Park in North Wales covers a vast area and encompasses over one hundred lakes.
Snowdonia is a haven for holidaymakers which is why we offer a wide range of self catering cottages you can rent. For anyone who loves the great outdoor life, this is the place for you! Astonishing wildlife, countryside, forests, wonderfully clear lakes, and amazing waterfalls are all waiting to be discovered.
The picturesque region is steeped in Celtic history and is the perfect place to enjoy a cottage holiday. Browse our range of self catering holiday cottages in Snowdonia on our website!
Why Rent a Holiday Cottage in Snowdonia?
Against this terrific Snowdonia backdrop, you will find little towns and villages like Harlech, Porthmadog, medieval Conway and the seaside town of Llandudno with its Georgian and Victorian style, long promenade, old pier and cable car up the great Orme.
If you’re an experienced climber you could make your way up mount Snowdon by foot or take one of the exciting bike paths, Snowdon is 1085 metres high and is Wales’s tallest mountain.
History lovers are drawn to this area due the magnificent well kept fortresses of Conway, Beaumaris, Caernarfon and Harlech castles, guaranteed to interest all age groups.
Heading towards the coast, the Snowdonia area provides lovely waterfronts like the holiday resort of Barmouth with its sandy beach and dunes.
Other exciting days out include white water rafting at the National centre or a tranquil sail across lake Bala. Stroll through the village of Portmeirion, high on the cliff tops overlooking Cardigan bay, a great day out for the family.
Exploring Snowdonia’s Attractions During your Holiday Cottage Stay
Snowdonia National Park is a great place to walk, with an extensive network of routes for all abilities, leisurely coast or inland walks with the breathtaking, diverse countryside. The park also has relaxing bike trails through the forests which are traffic-free or more interesting routes designed for mountain bikes.
National Whitewater Centre, situated near Bala with all year round rafting and is the largest and most well known white water rafting centre in the UK awaits here.
Betsw-y-Coed is one of the main villages on the edge of the Snowdonia national park in a beautiful valley surrounded by woodland with cafes and outdoor activity shops as this is a great area to do walking and rambling. Famous for its lovely swallow waterfall, ancient bridges and since the Victorian days a destination for artists.
Conwy is a tourist town surrounded by a wall dating back to the 13th century; the dark stoned medieval famous castle sits on a rock with views of the Conway estuary and fabulous countryside.
In the seaside resort of Llandudno, why not take a trip on the Great Orme Cable Car which travels a mile each way up The Great Orme overlooking the bay, sea and cliff face.
Places To Rent A Holiday Cottage in Snowdonia
The small historic town of Bala has a lovely backdrop offering holidaymakers a fine selection of amenities, public houses, restaurants, shops and cafes. The famous lake is just a short distance from the town and is the biggest natural lake in Wales, a beautiful setting for a self catering cottage, with walking, relaxing in this stunning countryside, fishing and water sports.
The seaside resort of Harlech is on the Cardigan Bay coastline, sitting in the foothills of Snowdonia, the castle dominates this small town and can be seen for miles around. There is a selection of antique and gift shops, with local crafts such as Harlech pottery.
The unique seaside resort of Llandudno is a great place to rent a self catering cottage in Snowdonia and a perfect base for travelling around North Wales. Strolling along the seafront promenade is a must whatever the weather, a chance to blow away the cobwebs and take in the fresh sea air.
After a leisurely family dinner in one of the many restaurants, or spend the evening at theatre Cymru watching a top-class musical or drama.