Cottage Holidays in Fairbourne, Gwynedd, Wales

The lovely seaside resort of Fairbourne can be found along the beautiful coast of Barmouth Bay in Gwynedd in North West Wales. It is close to the estuary of the picturesque River Mawddach and Snowdonia National Park surrounds the area, meaning that this incredible area of natural beauty, including the soaring Mount Snowdon, the highest mountain in Wales, can easily be visited on day trips whilst enjoying a cottage holiday in Fairbourne.


Facts about what Fairbourne offers for Cottage Breaks

Choices when it comes to places to stay include coastal cottages and even cottages with sea views. Whether you are searching for a family holiday or are planning a special break away, we hope you find the best place for you on Country Cottages Online.

With an impeccably stunning blue flag award winning beach in town, Fairbourne has plenty to recommend it for special breaks away. This lovely beach stretches for two miles, with gorgeous golden sands and clear waters. The southern part of the beach features many striking cliffs while the northern joins with the Mawddach estuary, but whichever end you choose to visit, be it both, you will not be short of great places to laze about and enjoy time catching a tan or dipping in the ocean. The area welcomes dogs aside from during peak season in the summer when dogs are banned in the central area of the beach to make way for holidaymakers who may have young children with them. For those who have limited access such as wheelchairs or are visiting with prams, there is great access to the beach due to sloping entrances, enabling this beach to be easily visited by everyone who wishes to.

The Fairbourne Steam Railway is a popular tourist attraction which has been operating for over one hundred years and you may wish to take a ride and sample it for yourself when on a self-catering break in Gwynedd. Once a horse-drawn tramway which was converted into a railway in 1916, steam trains now take holidaymakers down to the mouth of the Mawddach estuary. Taking a ride on this historical steam train is a great way to feel as though you have gone back in time and to soak up wonderful lush surroundings. Even dogs are allowed on the train for only £1, meaning that no one in the family needs to be left out!

Walking is a popular thing to do in Fairbourne due to the amazing scenery on offer here, and taking a stroll by the Blue Lake is a great way to lap up some of this scenery. The Blue Lake is a stunning lagoon which can be found by the Goleuwern Slate Quarry. Access is only available by foot and you may have to walk through a wet tunnel to reach it, but the lagoon is well worth it once you get there!

With numerous shops and plenty of lovely pubs, restaurants and cafes as well as a stunning beach, Fairbourne is a charming village in this part of Wales with plenty to see and do on a special cottage holiday.

Please note we have no country cottages or holiday lettings in Fairbourne currently. We recommend that you take a look at cottages to rent in Wales. Alternatively use our Search Assistant can help you find a suitable holiday cottage in Wales.

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

Signal Box Cottage in the Cairngorms, Newtonmore, Highland, Scotland

1 bedroom Unusual Holiday Cottage, Scottish Cairngorms.

Perfect for a unique holiday in Scotland, the Signal Box will appeal to those looking to stay somewhere unusual with its wonderful mountain views of the Cairngorms and countryside vistas, this fantastic property promises a holiday to remember.

Price range from £250 to £562 per week
Sleeps from 1 to 2 people in 1 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 1
Pet Friendly: Yes
Rating: Not assessed

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Woodside Barn Family Cottage, Near the Lake District National Park, Pennington near Ulverston, Cumbria, England

2 bedroom Barn Conversion, North England.

Good value pretty 2 bedroom stone-built holiday cottage boasting a modern, light and airy interior, just 3 miles from Ulverston and close to the Cumbrian Way and the beautiful Lake District National Park.

Price range from £166 to £365 per week
Sleeps from 1 to 4 people in 2 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 2
Pet Friendly: No
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (5)

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Tyddyn Goronwy Beach Cottage, Coastal Snowdonia, Talybont, Gwynedd, Wales

6 bedroom Farmhouse, Snowdonia National Park.

Stunning holiday farmhouse with 6 bedrooms, 4 bathrooms, beautiful gardens and impressive sea and mountain views and with a location within the coastal area of Snowdonia National Park, this is a fantastic high quality spacious holiday home which is ideal for groups of friends or family looking to holiday close to the seaside and is just 10 minutes walk from the local award winning beach.

Special features: free internet access, pool (use of indoor pool at owners nearby caravan park between March and November).

Price range from £600 to £2250 per week
Sleeps from 1 to 10 people in 6 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 4
Pet Friendly: No
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (5)

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Dragon Hill Barn Family Cottage, Near the Peak District National Park, Brassington, Derbyshire, England

2 bedroom Barn Conversion, Midlands.

Lovely 2 bedroom stone-built barn conversion with a good quality interior and a location in a pretty little village close to Matlock and the Peak District National Park.

Price range from £187 to £435 per week
Sleeps from 1 to 4 people in 2 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 1
Pet Friendly: No
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (5)

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River House Coastal Cottage, Sneem, County Kerry, South West , Sneem, Kerry, Ireland

6 bedroom Riverside Holiday House, South West Ireland.

With river views and a very comfortable high quality interior which includes granite work tops in the kitchen and a Jacuzzi bath, this is a luxury Irish holiday home and could be a great base for discovering some of the best of Kerry on a cottage holiday.

Price range from £327 to £1109 per week
Sleeps from 1 to 12 people in 6 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 5
Pet Friendly: Yes
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (5)

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