Featured in The Guardian’s “Britain’s Top 10 Cutest Log Cabins”, Wnion Wood is one of our Pet Friendly Snowdonia retreats with private Hot Tub, Sauna, wood burner and WiFi. This quaint cabin is hidden in a clearing on the edge of the woods on the slopes of the Wnion Val
“An absolutely lovely break - thank you so much. A proper home from home!”
Reviewed 29 Mar 2017
Everything was provided and the location was perfect - kids [and dog] loved the space....grown ups loved the hot tub! My son learned how to chop wood here....a little hit and miss but he felt proud of… More
“Lovely lodge in a beautiful part of the world”
Reviewed 2 Jun 2014
We really enjoyed our stay here. Some really good local walks, and if you want to drive a bit further, then you are in within reach of Mount Snowdon etc.
The lodge itself catered for our every nee… More
“Such a beautiful lodge”
Reviewed 23 May 2014
In such a beautiful part of Wales & central to plenty of lovely walks.
The lodge has a fab hot tub & sauna, perfect after a long day of walking.… More
Featured in The Guardian’s “Britain’s Top 10 Cutest Log Cabins”, Milk Wood Bach is one of our Pet Friendly Snowdonia retreats with private Hot Tub, Sauna, wood burner and WiFi. This cabin has been uniquely set up for couples for romantic breaks and holidays. This lodge
Well, what can we say about Milk Wood Bach..! It truly is one of the most relaxing breaks we've had. We've been on lots of amazing holidays but if your looking for somewhere in an idyllic setting (wit… More
Reviewed 22 Jul 2013
Milk Wood Lodge was the perfect place to spend our honeymoon! The garden is beautiful and the hot tub is a real luxury! The cabin in very homely and was spotless when we arrived. There is a log burner… More
“Fantastic relaxing weekend”
Reviewed 15 Jul 2013
The lodge here is beautiful everything you could need. Hot tub in the garden is brilliant loved it sat out in the dark with just the lights on the hot tub. Sauna and shower steam room are great. So pe… More
'Frondeg' (Pretty Hill) is a delightful 17th century, traditional stone, former blacksmith's cottage in the centre of the tiny hamlet of Mallwyd famous for it's 14th century church and the home of the 'Gwylliad Cochion Mawddwy' (the Red Bandits of Mawddwy), a bunch of
My partner and i recently stayed at this superb cottage tucked away in lovely quiet part of Wales. The thoughtful little extras left behind by the owners made for a great start to our break, the kind … More
Reviewed 5 Sep 2013
Had a lovely stay at Frondeg Holiday Cottage with my partner. Cottage was clean, tidy and cosey, perfect for a couple or small family. Not far from market town of Machynlleth.
Property was ideally si… More
“Cosy cottage in an excellent location”
Reviewed 25 Sep 2011
My wife and I visited Frondeg for five days in early September, we took our dog and used the cottage as a base for a walking break. we found it ideally located, quiet enough to enjoy the peace but clo… More
Traditional detached stone cottage, sympathetically and rather luxuriously refurbished in recent years to a very high standard. Penybryn is the perfect location for those looking for that special rural retreat experience. Set in a commanding position overlooking the Ca
Lovely cottage set in an elevated position within its own enclosed garden, with great views towards Cader Idris. Central to the mountains of Snowdonia and the lovely beaches of North Wales, this detached cottage is just 2 miles from Dolgellau and 8 miles from an award w
“Great, great and great - place, people and party”
Reviewed 26 Jun 2016
3 generations and 2 labs stayed in this super property (the best rental we have stayed in). It was clean and well fitted out and lacked for nothing. We arrived as instructed and were given the key an… More
Thank you for booking with Best of Wales and great to hear that this is
-- best rental, we really appreciate your comments.
Pleased that the whole family - Labs included had a great time and the property accomodated all age groups. There is such a variety of things to do from the beach, the forest walks and the Trail. the beauty is that you can go as far as you wish and suit your level of activity.
Be great to welcome you all back again soon
Suzanne- Best of Wales
Ps- we like to collect photos of the dogs on holiday in the office so feel free to send us a photo or two perhaps?
“Lovely family holiday home, with a great view.”
Reviewed 14 Aug 2016
A great house In a lovely area. Clean, tidy property. Very pleasant/helpful owner. May benefit from a booklet to give info such as bin emptying etc. Enjoyed our stay. Good area for walking. No shops … More
Thank you for booking with Best of Wales and great to hear that the owner made you feel welcome. We will check the missing information, which is unusual. The walking in the area is really good and something for all levels of walker as well.
Be great to welcome you back again
Suzanne - Best of Wales Team
Featured in The Guardian’s “Britain’s Top 10 Cutest Log Cabins”, Milk Wood Lodge is our Pet Friendly Snowdonia retreat with private Hot Tub, Sauna, woodburner and WiFi, hidden in a clearing on the edge of the woods on the slopes of the Wnion Valley, within an exclusiv
Fabulous lodge in a great location. Weather couldn't have been better for us so did some lovely walks and recommend the precipice walk. Was great to come back and chill out in the sauna and hot tub an… More
“the best break i have in 14 years thanks eraca and phil”
Reviewed 15 May 2012
what a place it has been a long time since i have seen mountains and the cabin is the best i have ever stayed in 5 star the decor and paintings of a local artist are meant to be there thank you eraca … More
“Idyllic surroundings in a wonderful cabin!”
Reviewed 16 Mar 2012
We stayed for 4 days at Milkwood and the only downside was that it just wasn't long enough! Myself & my partner chose this as a 'mini-moon' just after our wedding before booking a honeymoon somewhere … More
Beautifully refurbished to a high quality standard. This Barn annexe with private courtyard terrace set on the edge of the grounds of Coed, a small Georgian country house. Situated in the foothills of Snowdonia's Cadair Idris in an elevated & quiet location just 1 mile
Coed Stable is a wonderful place to stay. It is the perfect place for a relaxing break. The stable has been renovated to a very high specification and we loved the attention to detail. Lots to do in t… More
“Great weekend in North Wales”
Reviewed 10 Apr 2017
Coed Stable is a beautifully converted property extremely comfortable, well equipped, warm, clean and very quiet. Fantastic area with everything if you like beaches, rivers and mountains. We can't wai… More
If you're looking for a peaceful, tranquil setting surrounded by mountain scenery, Maesmor holiday cottage in southern Snowdonia offers the perfect retreat. This detached cottage is located in a small rural hamlet and boasts a large private garden. Enjoy the scenic view
Grab a good book, pack a picnic and saunter through the 15 acre grounds of the famous Caerynwych House and gardens. Also on the grounds is the rushing Clywedog river, the site of the historic Torrent Walk, where private fishing can also be enjoyed. With this much outdo
A lovely welcome from the hosts, fresh flowers and scones on arrival
Spacious rooms, kitchen a bit dated and small but not a priority for holiday cooking.
Grounds lovely - ideal for our 2 older chil… More
Reviewed 3 Oct 2011
you need a car
dogs will love it
i particularly enjoyed the log/coal fire… More
As it's name suggests , the cartthouse is a recently converted agricultural wing of our 18th century farmhouse. Re furbished to a high standard it presents a comfortable and contemporary living space , ideal for a couple or two individuals sharing . Accommodation comp
Enjoyed a great stay in the lovely converted carthouse. The owners were very friendly and helpful and the accommodation was ideal for relaxing and enjoying the amazing views. Lots of pretty places to … More
Coedmor Cader Cottage is situated in the heart of the historic market town of Dolgellau, at the base of the Cadair Idris Mountain Range. This traditional 3 storey stone built one bedroomed cottage is an ideal place for that Welsh Retreat. Coedmor Cader Cottage has plent
Ideal for family holidays and pets as well as small groups. This superb location is also great for walkers with the Torrent & Precipice Walks nearby. The ancient market town of Dolgellau, with over 200 listed buildings, has bags of charm and is just 3 miles down the ro
Graded 4 star by the Welsh Tourist Board again for 2016. Totally Stunning in every way detached house built into a hillside with unspoilt views of the Cader Idris Mountain Range. Consisting of 3 bedrooms, the main bedroom has a patio door and its own balcony and shower
We stayed here for 3 nights in March and loved it immediately. It's in a lovely area which feels very safe. The house smells amazing and it felt like stepping into a show home.
We were 2 couples s… More
“Exquisite and beautiful and very stylish but homely feel.”
Reviewed 6 Jan 2014
I have now been to this property 3 times in 2013. On every occasion my experience was most enjoyable. From the booking to the directions/location to the accommodation to the decor and view - all were… More
Thank you for your wonderful review. We aim to please. Enjoy your winter short break and thank you for your repeat business, it is much appreciated.
“Ideal for family stay”
Reviewed 4 Feb 2013
I grew up in Dolgellau and wanted somewhere to stay so that my family could visit the area again.
This is a fantastic house which fitted our needs exactly, with plenty of room for everyone and with e… More
How lovely to have someone stay here who grew up in the area. A definite seal of approval for the property. Thank you very much for the review. Hope to see you back again soon.
Take time out for a relaxing break in the heart of Snowdonia National Park. Set at the foot of 2 mountains-perfect location for walkers, cyclists & families. Beaches are very close. Lots to see and do nearby. Something for everyone.
This beautiful cabin comfortably sle
This cabin is wonderful, trees all around, total seclusion. The perfect place to recharge your batteries. The little touches in the cabin made it a home from home, toilet rolls, towels,bedding, even w… More
“Great location, beautiful views and a very comfortable and cozy cabin .”
Reviewed 21 Jun 2017
Great location, beautiful views and a very comfortable and cozy cabin .I highly recommend it to everyone.… More
The gardens surround these private cottages which are in a wonderful and safe place for children to play and explore. Each cottage is unique with it's own characteristics from different periods from history. The Grove veranda overlooks the garden and enjoys the aftern
“Lovely quiet retreat woods great fun for children and dens”
Reviewed 18 Nov 2012
We had a lovely quiet stay here the cottage is comfortable and the woodburner was lovely of an evening. The decore is aged in places and the kitchen crockery a mismash but there was everything you ne… More
Thank you for your review and comments. We will make sure the crockery is more orderly in our cottages. Unfortunately, when large groups rent all of them, a lot of items are moved around and it can be quite a job putting things back for the cleaners. We are as we speak redecorating some of the cottages and the garden will also be more tidy for our guests in future. We are please your children had a lovely time and we do hope to see you again in the future.
“a great place to stay with children”
Reviewed 28 Dec 2011
Grove cottage is a great place to stay and it has lots of character. The cottage is very well modernised with the addition of a wood burning stove for any chilly nights.
The gardens and whole esta… More
Thank you for your warm review. We are very happy you enjoyed your stay with us and hope you will come and visit us again in the future.
Beautiful stone cottage set within its own large and tranquil garden in Snowdonia National Park. Detached and surrounded by breathtaking countryside views, Berthlwyd offers a welcoming and tranquil rural retreat with the added benefit of being within walking distance of
Snowdonia Villas or ‘Tanrallt’ as it is known locally, is a sympathetically restored Georgian townhouse situated on a hill a couple of minutes’ walk from the centre of the historic market town of Dolgellau, at the foot of Cader Idris. It is a sister property to Ffynnon,
We had a fantastic family holiday. The accommodation was perfectly located in a lovely village. Owner had prewarned us of the narrow streets and we parked in their hotel along the road, which is recom… More
Thank you for your review and kind words. We're thrilled that you enjoyed the house and area, and in particular the the children enjoyed the games room.
Thank you also for the feedback on the welcome pack. This is our first year as holiday home hosts so if you have any suggestions as to what we could include, we would love to hear them. We are keen to ensure our guests have all they need for an enjoyable stay, so any ideas you have would be welcomed.
We hope you enjoy the rest of the Summer and hope to welcome you and your family to Dolgellau again.
Debra & Steve
“Wonderful house, great town location for all amenities”
Reviewed 28 Mar 2017
Had a long weekend with family and dogs. The house was great for being spacious and quirky, loved the little staircases, the house was well equipped but felt we could have done with a few games, a pac… More
Thank you for taking time to send in your review. We will definitely take on board your suggestion to add some more games at Tanrallt.
The gardens surround these private cottages which are in a wonderful and safe place for children to play and explore. Each cottage is unique with it's own characteristics from different periods from history. All 5 cottages are at one location, so I'd eal for large fa
Great location. Ideal for our family holiday. Cottages were very comfortable and full of character. Fantastic for our kids to run around and enjoy the fresh welsh air. Scenery stunning. Great for bike… More
Thank you for you review. We are happy you enjoyed your stay with us and look forward to seeing you again in the future.
“Fantastic place with good quality accommodation”
Reviewed 14 Sep 2012
We had a fantastic stay at the cottages travelling with our two young children. Our friends and their children were in the four other cottages. The cottages are very homely and the garedens are beauti… More
Thank you for your warm review. We are always very happy to know we are doing our job right and making sure our guests have a wonderful holiday in Wales, which they will never forget. We will make sure that people are aware, before they book that there is a small fee if towels are required. We hope this did not distract from your holiday with us too much.
Gorgeous grade II listed cottage in the heart of Dolgellau, Snowdonia. Cosy and characterful with thick stone walls and exposed beams, the house was originally three cottages, which have been tastefully renovated into a single home.
Llys Cadwen is a detached house in
My friend and I enjoyed 3 nights in this enchanting cottage. I felt like I had just walked into Mrs. Weasley's kitchen from the Harry Potter stories. Everything about the 3 common rooms was comfortabl… More
The spacious detached farmhouse dates back to the 16th Century. There are spectacular views in all directions with no nearby neighbours making this place a perfect retreat for a busy lifestyle. The ground floor there is a spacious living room with ingleno
A wonderful, characterful 16th century farmhouse. Slate floors, wood burning stove in a huge inglenook. Full of rustic charm. Very peaceful, beautiful views, excellent beds. Owner is very friendly… More
Boasting heaps of period features, you'd be forgiven for thinking you were on the set of Sense and Sensibility! Plas Hen, an historic, 15th Century Welsh manor house, is ideal for large family and group celebrations. With large and spacious rooms, and its own private, s
This is the third time I have been lucky enough to stay at Plas Hen. We go there with friends, sometimes as a lads weekend, and sometimes with partners. The adventure starts as you crest the high pass… More
“Nice old manor house”
Reviewed 17 Apr 2017
The property appealed to us as we holiday once a year with the family, 6 adults and 4 children, so we need lots of space and Plas Hen gave us that. Plenty of room for the kids to play away from the a… More
The Bunkhouse was the original stone-built Bakehouse and Dairy of Cefn Coed farm and has now been converted to provide comfortable self-catering holiday accommodation. It is self contained and has 2 floors. It sleeps 12 people in 4 separate bedrooms with
We really enjoyed to stay there specially we did fire outside and BBQ.its really quite area and fresh air.my kids liked very well it's all gone happily. … More
Reviewed 5 Jul 2016
We were a group of 11 ladies on our annual jaunt to swim in a different location. The bunkhouse was clean, comfortable and warm, bunk beds comfy and all made up for us. Suited us fine as we did not wa… More
The gardens surround these private cottages which are in a wonderful and safe place for children to play and explore. Each cottage is unique with it's own characteristics from different periods from history. The Pool Cottage is where you can enjoy the afternoon sun an
A cosy wooden chalet set in an idyllic rural setting with breathtaking mountain views and it's own large private garden. Property faces south west towards the Cader Idris mountain range and offers complete rest and tranquility whilst being within 3 miles of the market
“Beautiful and quiet spot but close enough to places to go”
Reviewed 27 Sep 2016
Chalet is set in the owners tranquil garden and is perfect for 2/4 people. Lovely outside space to it and relax and well laid out inside. We took 2 dogs and they were able to potter round the garden a… More
Thanks for those positive comments , come back in the future
A delightful country cottage set in a serene woodland setting, within a private 70 acre estate, with fabulous walks & wildlife on the doorstep. "Woodmans Cottage" is set in the heart of the Snowdonia National Park, with magnificent views of the Cader Idris mountain ran
Cottage with parking for 2 car , games room / bike store.
Electric heating incl in price.
With views of Cader Idris Mountain range.
Just 6 miles to Barmouth beach,or walks start just feet from your door.
3 Bedroom Cottage can accommodate a family of 2 Adults + 4 chi
Located on the Mawddach estuary - with unique direct access to the secluded beaches and coastal path for swimming, fishing, walking, kite-flying and mountain walks in the surrounding hills and mountains. Spectacular views of the Snowdonia range and Cader Idris. 4 mile
The Gallery is a favourite of all the cottages, perfect for two people it offers a romantic get away in a converted barn, the living area is open to the roof with exposed beams and the minstrel gallery bedroom over looks the living area. Heated with a giant wood burnin
We had a lovely weeks stay with our dog Lilly in this cosy cottage. Even she didn't want to go home at the end of the week. The owner could not have been more helpful when booking.
It's elevated pos… More
Thank you for your review. It is always heart warming to know we are doing things right and giving guests a wonderful holiday, one they will remember with joy.
Peacefully set in the village of Arthog at the southern end of the Snowdonia National Park, at the foot of the Cader Idris, Arthog Hall Barns have stunning views of the Rhinog Mountains and are ideally positioned opposite the Mawddach Trail, giving access by foot, or bi
The 'Snug is a stylish self-contained studio with everything you could wish for, situated in beautiful 'Southern Snowdonia. Your accommodation includes the use of a lovely sunny patio / terrace style garden, as well as an under cover area for bicycle storage.
We had a very cosy stay over Christmas last year. Allowing us to spend time with family. The Snug was very homely and clean with nice little personal touches that made us feel welcome.
Thanks for le… More
A delightful country cottage set in a serene woodland setting, within a private 70 acre estate, with fabulous walks & wildlife on the doorstep. "Little Abergwynant" is set in the heart of the Snowdonia National Park, with magnificent views of the Cader Idris mountain r
The cottage sleeps 9 max and has the added advantage of plenty of space for yourselves, with the games room, which is a retreat in the garden and plenty of land to roam about or kick a football and also to walk your dog safely. There is a log burner in the lounge with a
Wanted a little break to celebrate a family members 50th birthday and had a fantastic time. The cleanliness of the place was five star. Very well equiped, had everything we needed. Lovely log fire, ke… More
Thank you for your kind words, glad you all enjoyed the Birthday weekend and glad that you enjoyed tasting the local beer! Hope to see you again sometime!
This detached, pet-friendly accommodation is set in an elevated position to make the most of the spectacular views towards Cadair Idris mountain range. Only 2 miles from the market town of Dolgellau, with excellent restaurants, cafes and some great walks such as the Maw
Looking for that really special 'get away from it all' rural holiday home?
Gilfachwydd farmhouse sleeps 6-8 guests & is set in a truly beautiful location, close to Cader Idris, Gwernan Lake & Dolgellau in Snowdonia National Park. Gilfachwydd is an authentic and cosy,
The gardens surround these private cottages which are in a wonderful and safe place for children to play and explore. Each cottage is unique with it's own characteristics from different periods in history. The Farmhouse is one of five cottages and is original, dating
The Farmhouse is set in lovely grounds - beautiful lawns and woods, perfect for our older children to explore on their own. The house is quite spacious, particularly the bedrooms (we had plenty of ro… More
Thank you for letting us know about your holiday. We have now made it so everyone can use the washing facility anytime during the day and the microwave has been replaced.
The gardens surround The Hall which is a wonderful and safe place for children to play and explore. There are many species of birds and animals living in the grounds with a variety of plants and trees. There are walks with spectacular views around every corner. Get awa
19 of us stayed in all 5 of the cottages, so i got to see them all, all clean and tidy and well equiped. The gardens and views were fantastic, with plenty of space for the children to play and explore… More
Thank you for you warm review. We are always very happy to know people have had a lovely time at our cottages. It is our first and foremost wish, that guests take away warm and wonderful memories of Wales and what it can offer to people on holiday. We hope to see you again one day.
Reviewed 4 Jan 2013
Idyllic setting. Log burner kept us warm on cold spring nights. Close to Dolgellau and Machynlleth so a great base for travelling. Great self catering accomodation for us with a young family and the o… More
We are happy you enjoyed your stay at The Hall and hope to see you again someday.
One of 7 stone cottages built in 1800's to house local estate workers, stuated in the quiet hamlet of Penmaenpool, next to the Mawdacch Estuary. It is a great holiday destination all year round.
The cottage has a cosy feel with a log stove and exposed beams.Upstairs t
“Great value cottage in beautiful location, recommended”
Reviewed 30 Sep 2013
Our family had a wonderful holiday staying here - the cottage had everything we needed; traditional, cozy, clean and functional, everything we hoped it would be. Superb location and a wonderful base … More
“Characterful, cosy cottage in a superb location”
Reviewed 11 Sep 2012
Stayed with friends and family. Very helpful and considerate owners who keep the property to an excellent standard. Easy parking and great location for Beach, Hill Walking, Mountain Biking, Fishing, H… More
“Lovely cottage, Great location!”
Reviewed 16 Oct 2011
The cottage is beautiful, comfortable,warm & cosy. Everything we needed was there, good cooking facilities, log fire and storage heaters and its in a very peaceful location. We would recommend it to a… More
Tre Allt a quaint and cosy traditional beamed cottage with a beautiful spacious garden and nestling in the hamlet of Penmaenpool, close the Dolgellau & Barmouth which is just a few minutes away. The excellent George hotel (pub & eatery) with a waterside location is ju
We had a great stay in this cosy cottage. The cottage is very well equipped with nearby parking. Due to steps to the cottage and the garden it is not suitable for people with mobility issues. There is… More
Looking for that really special holiday home?
Glan Yr Afon is without doubt the area's premier holiday home, set in the beautiful and friendly little town of Dolgellau in Snowdonia National Park, it truly has it all, including, its own fishing rights, fabulous hot tub
As a group of 10 friends, this property was perfect for a long weekend. There are plenty of facilities and rooms to ensure we weren't under each other's feet. We could not have found a better place to… More
A delightful country cottage set in a serene woodland setting, within a private 70 acre estate, with fabulous walks & wildlife on the doorstep. "Gardeners Cottage" is set in the heart of the Snowdonia National Park, with magnificent views of the Cader Idris mountain ra
The cottage was peaceful,a secret getaway,with beautiful views.Couldn't have asked for a better place,it had it all.The people we rented it off were exceptional,couldn't fault anything.… More
“Lovely hideaway with easy access to everywhere”
Reviewed 7 Aug 2016
Lovely cottage in a beautiful setting... Easy access to everywhere including Snowdon. 10 minutes from a fantastic beach. Ideal for a family or for a couple wanting to explore or just get away from it… More