Cottages to rent for self-catering breaks in Dyffryn Ardudwy, Gwynedd, Wales
Within Snowdonia National Park in North West Wales close to the coast is the beautiful village of Dyffryn Ardudwy. With stone-built cottages and tree-lined streets, this is an appealing village for a country cottage holiday. This lovely community and settlement has a rich history that dates back thousands and thousands of years, and if you are interested in prehistoric sites in Great Britain, taking a self-catering holiday in Dyffryn Ardudwy may be a great idea.
Dyffryn Ardudwy is home to several prehistoric cromlechs, which are stone chamber tombs, and these can be found in many places dotted around the village. They date all the way back to an incredible 4000 BC, and one these cairns, which is a man-made stack of stones, marks the spot for two burial chambers at this site. Coming to Dyffryn Ardudwy to see these incredible ancient feats of man makes a great day trip to the village, which is home to nearly 2000 people and has a wonderful sense of community.
The village itself it situated close to a lovely coastal strip between the boundaries of Snowdonia National Park and the spectacular sandy beaches at Cardigan Bay. Visiting either of these from Dyffryn Ardudwy is easy due to their close proximity, but there is plenty to do in the village itself whilst on a self-catering break. Walkers will love the lush, rolling hills, the dense woodlands and the golden beaches and bays, all of which are wonderful to explore. With charming shops and pubs and a friendly community, Dyffryn Ardudwy is quiet and peaceful and is home to an array of lovely holiday cottages.
One unusual and striking aspect of Dyffryn Ardudwy is that it is home to one of the very few nudist beaches in Wales, Morfa Dyffryn. Morfa Dyffryn has gorgeous, unspoilt golden sand and lovely clean, high quality waters, and the beach runs for nearly a mile long. Nudists from all over the world come to Morfa Dyffryn, which is about 2 miles away from the centre of the village.
The popular seaside town of Barmouth is very close to Dyffryn Ardudwy and recommended for a visit on a cottage holiday, as is Portmeirion, an unusual village set out in the style of an Italian settlement, with a piazza and a real sense of the Mediterranean about it. These villages should be visited if staying in Dyffryn Ardudwy as they are very close by and have a very different feel to each other.
Dyffryn Ardudwy is full of history, wonderful countryside and friendly people, and you will never be short of things to do and see on a trip to this stunning village. This village has plenty to recommend it. When it comes to finding a great place to stay, you can rest assured that Country Cottages Online has a fantastic choice of holiday cottages available. Choose from dog-friendly cottages, family cottages and romantic retreats and find somewhere special to stay in Snowdonia National Park.
1 bedroom Farmstay Cottage, North Wales.
Stone-built country cottage with one bedroom, located on a working farm with beautiful countryside all around, yet just 2 miles from the gorgeous sandy beaches in North West Wales.
Sleeps from 1 to 2 people in 1 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 1
Pet Friendly: Yes
Quality Rating: (3)