We offer a homely stone cottage with valley and mountain views, with fresh linen and towels provided. There is an original fireplace with fuel for your first night provided, and a lovely covered decking area outside with table and chairs, to drink coffee whilst admirin
We booked the cottage for the first week in january for well deserved post christmas break and wat a break we had !!
The cottage 'Ty Isaf' has a magical quality to it. It felt a little like stepptin… More
Thank you so much for your kind review, I'm so glad you enjoyed yourself. You captured the atmosphere very well! Of course you visited in winter - in a place where the light and atmosphere can change daily, the different seasons are a world apart! It's well worth trying more than one, and you'd be welcome back any time.
“Excellent accommodation situated in stunning and relaxing location.”
Reviewed 31 Oct 2011
We had an excellent week in this beautiful cosy cottage which is excellently maintained. There is a lovely veranda where we had our breakfast, lunch and dinner which looks out to a stunning backdrop … More
Thank you so much for your kind review, and for letting us know that you had a happy stay! You are of course welcome back any time you wish for another chance to get away from it all!
“Perfect home from home in the heart of snowdonia”
Reviewed 11 Jul 2016
We had a amazing stay in this little house in the centre of Snowdonia. The house is located in a quiet little town with not very much going on, but a perfect location to travel and explore the regiona… More
Thank you for your thoughts, you're welcome back any time of course! Your stay was just a few days too early for the opening of the new cinema/bar/eatery in town called CellB (situated in the old Police building), but it sounds as though you found plenty to do anyway. I'm glad you got back safely, thanks again, Alan
Wet Room, Drying/Boot Room, Private Gated Parking, Enclosed Garden, 2 Toilets, Bike Store, Smart TV, Free WiFi ... Perfect for an active outdoor pursuit holiday to a relaxing break and DOG FRIENDLY - ideal for your LATE SUMMER/AUTUMN getaway, with fantastic walking s
I had the most wonderful birthday surprise from my lovely wife - a superb Welsh cottage weekend. The owner, Joanna had decorated the cottage especially for me and there was also a gorgeous chocolate b… More
“Perfect cottage,walks right on the doorstep!!!”
Reviewed 27 Jan 2017
What can I say, well equipped cottage, lovely friendly and informative owner,super walks with the dog right from the back door. Been three times now so I think that this says it all. Great for explori… More
Thank you so much for your wonderful review - I am always so pleased to welcome you back as I know you love the cottage and the area, especially the walks straight from the door with the stunning views (snow or no snow!!) and perfect for the dogs too. Really looking forward to welcoming you back later on this year.
“Peaceful Welsh bliss”
Reviewed 28 Nov 2016
We have just come back from a wonderful weekend away at this gorgeous little cottage in Blaenau Ffestiniog. Lovely walks yards away from the cottage, peaceful environment and stunning scenery.
So pleased you enjoyed your weekend at the cottage and thank you for your most fabulous review. Glad you enjoyed the wetroom - a lot of guests comment on how much they like it, which is lovely to hear. You are most welcome anytime.
A cosy detached Welsh long cottage set in the wonderful one acre walled and landscaped gardens of a larger country cottage in the scenic vale of Ffestiniog on the very edge of the Snowdonia National Park.The cottage dates back approximately 150 years and has whitewashe
“A great place to stay in snowdonia at a reasonable price!”
Reviewed 25 Jun 2013
My partner and I really enjoyed our stay. The cottage itself has its own unique character, is well kept and clean, as where the utilities and . The owners Ian & Sheena couldn't of been more helpful, I… More
“Warm cosy cottage, great location, great value for money.”
Reviewed 23 Feb 2013
Had a great week here with 2 young children last Autumn. Fantastic location and setting, and so much to do locally. We didnt use the car for 4 days! Warm, cosy cottage - lovely wood burner in the loun… More
“Lovely, peaceful and cosy cottage with beautiful surroundings.”
Reviewed 19 Sep 2012
A beautiful period Welsh cottage with gorgeous gardens. Perfect for families with dogs, it is owned by the nicest and most obliging couple, Sheena and Ian, who know the area very well and suggested so… More
Provides Easy Access to the Mountains, Beaches and Villages of the National Park
A pretty slate built cottage, sleeping up to five. It has been fitted out to suit walkers and mountain bikers but is equally good for families with young children and couples wanting a qui
We are a PET FRIENDLY establishment!
Because of national variations in half term holiday times, we do not charge extra for these bookings.
Prominently situated in the historic slate mining town of Blaenau Ffestiniog, Borthwen comfortably sleeps 5 guests in 3 bedrooms
“Very welcoming and comfortable stay in Pet-friendly accommodation”
Reviewed 3 Jan 2017
The property was beautifully presented. It had everything we needed, and had those little extras that made us all (including our dog) feel really welcome. The location was quiet yet extremely conveni… More
Thank you for your brilliant review and I hope your stay with us went some way to make up for missing out on your summer's holiday. We would love to welcome you all back again. All of you have a very happy New Year.
Adrian & the Borthwen Crew.
“Lovely ,well equipped ,clean”
Reviewed 9 Apr 2017
This was a well situated cottage ,very clean ,well equipped and dog friendly..The wifi was excellent .we enjoyed black rock sands,swallow falls ,the slate mines and the area with its stunning views.wo… More
Thank you for your brilliant review! We hope to see you & your gang of 3 back at Borthwen very soon.
Ade & all connected with Borthwen.
Gwalia Cottage is a 19th Century quarryman's cottage, just outside the famous slate town of Blaenau Ffestiniog, and within walking distance of Zip World and Bounce Below! Surrounded by breath-taking scenery, wonderful walks, steam trains( you can even hear the whistle b
Bwthyn Afon is a charming 18th century miner's holiday cottage. Set in a quiet location overlooking fields and nearby river & only a few minutes walk away from the Ffestiniog Steam Train railway station in Tanygrisiau. The cottage was completed renovated in 2012 and is
A quaint and traditional former quarryman cottage on the outskirts of Blaenau Ffestiniog, Crud yr Awel occupies a picturesque location in the heart of Snowdonia with stunning views of the Moelwyn mountains. Recently renovated, this is a real home away from home, with hi
We booked this cottage a while ago, not knowing what to expect. The owner kept in touch with us giving useful information before our visit. On arrival we were thrilled, the cottage was beautiful, so… More
I'm SO glad you enjoyed yourselves and that the cottage exceeded your expectations! Thank you for taking the time to write such a lovely review. Please do come back again soon, a warm Welsh welcome awaits you (we call it Cwtch in Welsh x).
“Me and Mum had a lovely lovely stay in your cottage”
Reviewed 30 Dec 2013
We walked, we wandered, we had tea in town, we went to the slate cavern, we saw my cousin, we ate out, we sat in, we watched a movie, we watched the rugby players, we soaked in the Welsh-ness, we had … More
Reviewed 29 Jul 2013
what a wonderful place so clean and homely the beds so comfortable spotlessly clean and a ideal base for so many beautiful sights. The welcome hamper was so generous and all the small touches made us … More
I'm so glad you enjoyed yourselves and thank you for your lovely comments. Please come back soon!
Comfortable, well-appointed cottage providing ideal accommodation for a short break or longer stay. Blaenau is the perfect location for an active holiday in Snowdonia, for just relaxing, or for a bit of both. Direct view of the Ffestiniog Railway. The cottage pro
The cottage provides a comfortable base for a short or long holiday, whether you intend this to be full of activities, a chill out, or a combination of both.
The cottage sleeps up to four people in two bedrooms. One of the rooms has a double bed and the other has a dou
My cosy cottage is a homely getaway which is full of character with a woodburner, lots of artwork, books, antiques, 2 comfy double beds, shower room, and a large lounge/dining room with mountain views. There is a yard and private garden at the back. Bedlinen and towels
Newly refurbished, quarry worker's mid terrace in the village of Manod.
Ideally situated for exploring North Wales and for the abundance of local activities.
The area has an abundance of industrial archeology being on the edge of the old slate quarrying area and is clos
situated in Tangrisiau near Bleanau Ffestiniog Snowdonia national park
the house has recently been compleatly renovated ..new kitchen. bathroom, compleat rewire and replaster and redecorate
lots of the old features kept log burner fire and electric heat
“The worst experience. Cottage uninhabitable. Owner is a thief. If you've booked, then cancel.”
Reviewed 18 Jun 2016
We thought we had got the wrong cottage when we first arrived, as it is so unappealing from the outside we didn't think it could possibly be a holiday rental. So we went inside, and to put is bluntly,… More
This property has always received four & five star reviews across multiple websites since it was renovated in Feburary 2016. After this disturbing review I sent a professional builder into the property to complete a full inspection, including a damp search. Thankfully the property passed with flying colours, and in the words of the independent builder "you cannot please everyone!!!" Despite this the customer was given a full refund.
A loevly holiday cottage in the heart of Blaenau Ffestiniog, North Wales.
Manod Road is a charming stone cottage in the middle of the old slate mining town of Blaenau Ffestiniog, famous for the Ffestiniog narrow gauge steam railway.The cottage offers spacious, comfortab
This is a charming former rectory, situated in a world of industrial archaeology with wild woods nearby and a rugged backdrop. Activities such as mountain biking, climbing, walking and canoeing are on the doorstep and beautiful empty sweeping beaches are 20 minutes away
An old slate miners cottage in Tanygrisiau close to Blaenau Ffestiniog. Tangrisiau is a mountain village in a great location for exploring North Wales the mountains of Snowdon and beautiful sandy beaches of Harlech and Porthmadog.Ffestiniog steam railway runs next to t
A traditional stone terraced cottage on the outskirts of Blaenau Ffestiniog, 2 Bodafon occupies a peaceful, elevated position in the heart of Snowdonia with stunning views of the Moelwyn mountains. This is is a real home away from home, with high quality furnishings and
My family of six stayed at this fabulous cottage for the May bank holiday week. Every detail was thought of, from herbs and spices in the kitchen to a sewing repair kit, and a lovely welcome hamper. T… More
We are so glad you enjoyed your stay at the cottage and that you felt at home. Thank you for taking the time to write such a lovely review. We hope to welcome you back one day.
“Cosy cottage with everything needed in beautiful part of Wales”
Reviewed 8 Jul 2017
Long weekend stay in order to visit Zip Titan (just up the road from cottage). Had a fabulous time. Went on to visit Harlech, then take mountain railway up Snowdon next day. Visited Chester Zoo on way… More
Thank you for writing such a lovely review and I am so glad you enjoyed your visit and were comfortable in the cottage. Please do come back one day!
Reviewed 20 Jul 2016
We loved the location, the cottage, the kind welcome, the accessories for the kids and great hamper. Brilliant place… More
Thank you for your lovely review. We are so happy that you enjoyed your stay in the cottage and we would love to welcome you back any time.
Manod View is a charming stone cottage on the fringe of the old slate mining town of Blaenau Ffestiniog, famous for the Ffestiniog narrow gauge steam railway.The cottage offers spacious, comfortable holiday accommodation which is extenuated by the high ceilings and ligh
We had a very nice week in this cozy cottage. Everything we needed was there even the weather was really good. I would book this cottage again and again.
Thanks for everything.
Thank you Annette for your kind words, we'd be delighted to welcome you back again and again, so glad you had an enjoyable stay with us and the cottage provided you with a good base and cosy accommodation. Thanks again, Angie & Rich.
Fabulous location. Moelwyn cottage is perfectly placed to explore the heart of Snowdonia. It is a cosy, fully renovated Welsh miner's cottage. It has an open plan living space whilst preserving its original features including exposed stonework, beams and inglenook fi
Nostalgia of traditional smoke & steam pervades when the famous Ffestiniog Steam railway runs past the rear of the cottage. Glan yr Afon is a delightful 18th century miner's cottage which retains character and features from a bygone era, such as an impressive inglenook
Bwthyn Ger Afon, meaning Riverplace Cottage is a delightful, charming 18th century miner's cottage. Completely renovated, decorated and furnished to a high standard and provides delightful, homely accommodation whilst retaining character features such as exposed ceilin
Well what can I say about this cottage other than AMAZING!!! We stayed here for 2 nights and 3 days if we could of stayed longer we most certainly would of! The cottage is done & kept to such a high s… More
Thank you so much for a lovely review, we're delighted you had a lovely stay albeit not for long enough! We hope to have the pleasure of welcoming you back again in the future, perhaps for a little longer next time so you have more time to explore this beautiful part of Wales. Kind regards Angie, Rich & Billy (our dog) x.
Lovely Location. Moelwyn Cottage is a cosy Welsh miner's cottage in the heart of Snowdonia with lots of character, in an area that offers some of the most dramatic mountain scenery in England and Wales. The cottage has been completely renovated to a very high standard
Maesgarnedd is over 100 years old and is one of the old quarry managers houses. It has thick stone walls and is a very solid house but has been modernised internally during 2017. The house caters for 8 people in 3 bedrooms. The annex which is also sometimes available h
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Summerhill Cottage is a terraced Quarryman's cottage dating back to 1880. The cottage is perched high above Blaenau Ffestiniog in the aptly named Summerhill area, in a quiet residentia
Slater Miners Cottage. A 1-bedroom terraced cottage. Sleeps 4. Self-Catering. The cottage has been refurbished to modern standards, but not so much as to lose all character of a Slate Miners cottage. Original features like the original slate floor in the lounge is benea
Ty Hen, (The Old House), is unique. Love it or hate it you won't find another cottage like it - described by one guest as the most unusual place they had ever stayed in. Located in the quiet area of Rhiwbryfdir, the cottage d
Old 1887 Welsh Semi Detatched stone Cottage with magnificent views next to cascading mountain river and half acre garden.
Beautiful walks from garden gate into every direction. One hours walk from remote mountain lakes.
This comfortable centally heated cottage, furnishe
My family and I stayed at Erw Coed over the weekend and had an amazing time. Although we got there much later than expected, Suzanne and Wilfred were very welcoming. The cottage is lovely and we felt… More
Thank you for your excellent review. We are so glad you and your family so enjoyed coming and we look forward to welcoming you again later this year. Kind regards, Suzanne and Wilfrid.
“Family half term holiday”
Reviewed 18 Feb 2017
A quaint cottage, well equipped ,perfect location for mountain biking, walks to nearby lakes , Zip World and coast.… More
Thank you for your valued review. Do come again one day,
Suzanne and Wilfrid.
With panoramic views over the stunning Vale of Ffestiniog,this elegant and spacious Victorian Manor House enjoys a secluded setting in its own secure large landscaped garden in the heart of a private 108 acre private estate .Although secluded,not remote and numerous at
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This semi-detached cottage is in the village of Manod, just outside Blaenau Ffestiniog, and sleeps six people in three bedrooms. Bwthyn yr Ysgol is a semi-detached cottage in the village of Manod, just outside Blaenau Ffestiniog. The cottage sleeps six people in three
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A one-bedroom mid-terraced slate miners cottage. Sleeps four adults. Ideal for walkers and rock climbers with the cottage nestled on the lower slopes of the Moelwyn Mountains. From the knoll in front of the cottage is spectacular 360 degree panoramic views overlooking T
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This 18th Century stone built cottage is located in the village of Tanygrisiau near to Blaenau Ffestiniog and can sleep four people in two bedrooms. Glan-yr-Afon Cottage is an 18th Century, stone built cottage in a residential lane in the village of Tanygrisiau, less t