Holiday lets in Aberdaron, Gwynedd, Wales

Aberdaron is a quaint and picturesque coastal village on the very western part of the Llŷn Peninsula in Gwynedd, northern west Wales. Sometimes referred to as the ‘Land’s End of Wales’ by locals and tourists alike, this pretty part of the country is home to only just over one thousand residents, making it a lovely place in which to visit if you are looking for peace and tranquillity on your holiday. The Aberdaron beach and village has been given awards and it is a great place to come for a self-catering break, with lots to do from cycling, bird watching and sea kayaking to visiting places of cultural and historical interest.


Facts about what Aberdaron offers for Cottage Breaks

Less than two miles off the coast of Aberdaron, which was designated a Heritage Coast in 1974, lies Bardsey Island, the inhabitants of which are included in the community of Aberdaron. Aberdaron was once the last resting stop for pilgrims on their way to Bardsey, which is home to many sites of archaeological and historical interest such as the ruins of St Mary’s Abbey. Today, the island is wonderful for its abundance in wildlife, and there is a bird observatory on the island due to its fantastic position on several bird migration routes, and grey seals and dolphins can also be spotted from the island. Whilst on a cottage holiday, taking a day trip to Bardsey from Aberdaron is a must if you have an interest in wildlife and is an enjoyable day out for the whole family.

The beach at Aberdaron is home to secluded coves and golden sands and surfing, sailing and diving beneath the waters are all very popular. Sunbathing is also a popular activity here, which comes as no surprise, and there are also a couple of other beaches nearby if you want to explore further afield, such as Porthor and Porth Ysgo.

If you want to eat out whilst on your cottage break, there are plenty of cafes, pubs and restaurants to eat at in Aberdaron. One of which is the Whistling Sands Café on Porthor Beach which serves hot food such as pizzas and fish and chips, and you can enjoy the food on their terrace overlooking the sands. The café also has an adjacent shop which sells inflatable rubber rings and buckets and spades for the children. The Y Gegin Fawr Café is another great one to visit, and is steeped in history as it used to be a communal kitchen where pilgrims could get a meal on the way to Bardsey Island in the 13th century. Today, the café is known for its delicious scones and cakes, and its dog-friendly terrace is set in a stunning area overlooking the river. Aberdaron is also home to a bakery, local grocery stores and a boat chartering service.

Aberdaron is an idyllic spot in Gwynedd for a coastal self-catering getaway with plenty of beautiful white washed holiday cottages to choose from. Whether you need to find somewhere pet-friendly or child-friendly, we trust that you’ll have a great time in this part of Wales and hope you find a great place to stay.

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Featured Self catering country cottages near Aberdaron, Gwynedd, Wales:

Tegfan Dogs-welcome Cottage, North Wales, Llan Ffestiniog , Gwynedd, Wales

2 bedroom Cottage, Snowdonia National Park.

Stone-built pet-friendly cottage with garden from which you can soak up views of the surrounding countryside, for days out the coast and the blue flag award winning beach at Black Rock Sands is just over 13 miles away and the amazing landscapes of Snowdonia National Park are to be found all around.

Price range from £239 to £495 per week
Sleeps from 1 to 4 people in 2 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 1
Pet Friendly: Yes (2 dogs welcome)
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2 Bryn Tirion Pet-Friendly Cottage, Snowdonia, North Wales, Llan Ffestiniog , Gwynedd, Wales

1 bedroom Cottage, Snowdonia National Park.

Lovely romantic holiday cottage with one double bedroom, perfect for couples and romantic inside and out with beautiful rural and mountainous vistas, set within the heart of Snowdonia National Park, and within driving distance of haunted Gwydir Castle's lover's tree and the world famed Rhododendrons of Bodnant Gardens.

Special features: free internet access.

Price range from £256 to £443 per week
Sleeps from 1 to 2 people in 1 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 2
Pet Friendly: Yes (2 dogs welcome)
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Pensarn Hall Dogs-welcome Cottage, North Wales , Llanbedr, Gwynedd, Wales

7 bedroom Large Country House, Snowdonia National Park.

Pensarn Hall is a splendid dog-friendly Victorian house to rent in the heart of Snowdonia which is ideal for group stays; 7 bedrooms that sleep up to 15 people, a snooker table, a garden with BBQ facilities, kitchens equipped with dishwashers and every appliance one could possibly need for an easy self-catering break in Llanbedr, Wales.

Price range from £1348 to £3030 per week
Sleeps from 1 to 15 people in 7 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 7
Pet Friendly: Yes
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Bwthyn Ger Afon (Riverplace Cottage) Pet-Friendly, Snowdonia, North Wales , Tanygrisiau, Gwynedd, Wales

1 bedroom Cottage, Snowdonia National Park.

Delightful dog and family friendly stone-built cottage within the tranquil setting of Tanygrisiau village within Snowdonia National Park, close to the historic mining village of Blaenau Ffestiniog and the amazing Llechwedd Slate Caverns, and within an hour's drive of Padarn Country Park and the lovely Victorian walled gardens of Penrhyn Castle.

Price range from £247 to £427 per week
Sleeps from 1 to 2 people in 1 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 1
Pet Friendly: Yes (2 dogs welcome)
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (4)

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Garth Morthin Dog-Friendly Barn, Morfa Bychan, Gwynedd, Wales

4 bedroom Barn Conversion, North Wales and Cheshire.

Stunning high quality 4 bedroom barn conversion with stunning rural views and a very stylish interior, situated only around a mile from the coast and close to Snowdonia National Park, dogs welcome.

Special features: free internet access, games room.

Price range from £532 to £1253 per week
Sleeps from 4 to 8 people in 4 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 2
Pet Friendly: Yes
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (5)

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