Cottage rentals in Llan Ffestiniog , Gwynedd, Wales
Within the beauty of Snowdonia lies the village of Llan Ffestiniog. Steeped in history and set in a beautiful, natural area of sprawling countryside, this is an appealing village for a self-catering break. Being located within the boundaries of Snowdonia National Park makes it naturally appealing for activities such as walking, outdoor pursuits and wildlife watching. This village also has some unique attractions which add to its appeal.
Facts about Self-Catering Holidays in Llan Ffestiniog
One of the main attractions to the village is the cascading waterfalls of Rhaeadr Cynfal, a short walk south from the centre of town. Taking a leisurely walk to this dramatic waterfall which is tucked away in the enchanting woodlands by the Afon Cynfal River within the Ceunant Cynfal National Nature Reserve, is a lovely way to spend an afternoon whilst on a cottage holiday, and you will walk past woodlands and get wonderful views of the nearby mountains and the calm ocean in the distance on this walk.
Another fantastic attraction in Llan Ffestiniog is Tomen y Mur, a captivating Roman fort and amphitheatre. Constructed in an incredible AD 78, and then reoccupied one thousand years later with a motte in Norman times, the remains of this monument are in the care of Snowdonia National Park Authority and makes for a great and educational visit. As one of the most fascinating archaeological sites in this part of Wales, it can be found on a hilltop with spectacular views over the village and surrounding areas, and is one of the best preserved Roman military sites in the United Kingdom.
As Llan Ffestiniog lies within Snowdonia National Park, taking a visit to its main attraction, the soaring Mount Snowdon, should definitely be done if you are planning a cottage holiday in the village and have a love for outdoor pursuits. Snowdon is the tallest mountain in the British Isles outside of Scotland, and seeing its towering peak, or even climbing it to see the magnificent views below, is something that you will never forget.
Llan Ffestiniog is home to a population of friendly people, with quaint stone houses lining the streets and a wonderful village centre with shops that date back to the early 18th century. Visiting this lovely village is a great way to experience what life is like for the locals as well as soaking up some of the history and natural beauty of the area, and there is plenty to do in this lovely settlement for adults and children alike.
A stay in or close to Llan Ffestiniog would best suit those looking to enjoy all that Snowdonia National Park has to offer. When it comes to finding a place to stay, Country Cottages Online features a great choice of accommodation including family cottages, dog-friendly cottages and romantic retreats.
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.
Sleeps from 1 to 4 people in 2 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 1
Pet Friendly: Yes (2 dogs welcome)
Quality Rating: (4)