Self-catering accommodation and country cottages for bird watchers in North Wales
Looking for a holiday let to rent in Wales for a birdwatching holiday? Find a good value dependable self-catered property to rent where you can sleep, cook and live comfortably as you pursue your hobby.
Each fully furnished holiday cottage is fully kitted out with all necessary appliances to enable you to perform all essential daily tasks away from home. Most self-catered properties also have WiFi so that you can keep in touch with family and friends and send them photographs of the birds you spot and the fabulous scenery you meet on your travels in north Wales.
- View a variety of cottages and self-catering accommodation in North Wales
Possible places to rent a holiday let for a birdwatching break in north Wales
South Stack - lighthouse and RSPB Reserve with Visitor Centre on Holy Island, far west of Anglesey, Gwynned. Large seabird population on the cliffs, mainly of guillemots, puffins, razorbills, fulmars and kittewakes. A good number of breeding choughs, terns, peregrine, raven, stonechat and rock pippit may also be seen. Best time to visit is late spring to summer.
Cemlyn Bay - north Anglesey, to view an established breeding tern colony of Arctic, Cornmon and Sandwich terns in the lagoons. You should also be able to see red-breasted mergansers and various waders.
Penmon Point and Puffin Island - east Anglesey, to view black guillemots, choughs, peregrine and lesser whitethroat.
Book a holiday cottage near Newborough Forest on the Isle of Anglesey where you can spot some of the two thousand ravens that roost in the trees and many other birds.
Bardsey Island - and bird observatory at the southwest tip of Lleyn Peninsula, Gwynned. Watch migrant birds such as warblers, thrushes and starlings in spring and autumn. Manx shearwaters nest on the higher reaches of this hilly island. Click to view country cottages in Gwynedd, north west Wales
Porthmadog - Visit in winter to watch hunting merlins and flocks of whooper swans. You will also be able to spot wigeons, curlews, and occasionally a grebe.
Good quality self-catering cottages in North Wales
If you like your comforts, then the following self-catered accommodation may suit, especially if you have children with you because this group of luxurious cottages also has its own swimming pool, games room, gym, tennis court, soft play area for young children, playing fields. Superb facilities for a family break in north Wales.
Luxury 4 and 5 star cottages on a small friendly family run cottage complex near Pwllheli, north Wales. Winners of WTB best self-catering 2006.
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