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Many dream of taking a country cottage holiday in Wales to spend enjoyable time in the awe inspiring Snowdonia national park. Similarly, others opt for a cottage holiday in or near the Brecon Beacons to enjoy the great outdoors. Wales also has miles and miles of stunning coastline where you may be lucky enough to spot puffins or seals. Whether you enjoy rambling, mountaineering, wildlife watching or just love fantastic scenery, Wales has lots to offer for self catering holidays.

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Wales is a good choice for many for family breaks. There are lots of opportunities in Wales for outdoor activities which both adults and children can enjoy with the added benefit of tiring kids out, leaving you hopefully to have a relaxing evening whilst the kids sleep. Where budgets allow, there are some large country cottages in Wales with games rooms which are always good for keeping the family occupied but there are also cottage complexes which very often have shared family friendly facilities like games rooms or pools. Wales isnít just for families though, with stunning scenery, Wales is equally suited for romantic cottage breaks.

Wales is home to three national parks. These are Snowdonia which covers both mountainous and coastal areas, the Pembrokeshire Coast and the Brecon Beacons. Wales is a country with great natural beauty and should have something for everyone. Wales is a particularly good choice for a self catering holiday if you enjoy active outdoor activities but there are also plenty of opportunities for relaxing if that is what you prefer to do. If you are looking to recharge your batteries you may like to find accommodation with a hot tub or a swimming pool. Wales even has a number of seaside resorts if you love to spend time by the sea. One thing is for sure, Wales is a country with a proud sense of its identity and heritage. This makes Wales an interesting and appealing country for a break away.

Self catering accommodation in Wales is varied and there are small cottages for couples and large ones for families or big groups. Some have added extras like four poster or king size beds. If ratings are important to you, then look for 5 star assessed cottages or if being green is essential to you, search for a Welsh cottage with a green tourism gold award. If you have special requirements do use our search assistant to help you find a cottage in Wales to meet your needs. Cottage owners or agencies can also be really useful sources of information when it comes to advising on the local area and the best places to go and the best things to do. Do ask them for their list of recommendations when it comes to booking your cottage break in Wales.


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The Dovecote, Monmouth, Monmouthshire, Wales

1 bedroom Unique Self-Catering Holiday House, South Wales.

Very special romantic retreat for two in the Wye Valley in a tranquil and idyllic setting (one dog may be permitted by arrangement but must be kept in only one part of the house).

Special features: free internet access.

Price range from £325 to £620 per week
Sleeps from 1 to 2 people in 1 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 1
Pet Friendly: Yes (1 dog welcome)
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (4)
Next availability:
from 03 February 2018 to 10 February 2018; from 24 February 2018 to 03 March 2018; from 24 March 2018 to 21 April 2018;

phone 01600 714997 emailClick here to email owner more info >

Glynmoor Coastal Cottage, Aberaeron, Ceredigion, Wales

3 bedroom Country Cottage, Wales.

Welcoming 2 bedroom character cottage enjoying a tranquil location, close to the Welsh coastal path and a quiet local beach.

Price range from £326 to £819 per week
Sleeps from 4 to 8 people in 3 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 2
Pet Friendly: No
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (3)
Next availability:
from 22 January 2018 to 18 August 2018;

phone 01244 500 540 emailClick here to email owner more info >

Derwen Cottage, Cardiff, Cardiff, Wales

4 bedroom Large Cottage, South Wales.

Spacious 4 bedroom holiday house in a lovely village location just 10 miles from Cardiff.

Special features: free internet access.

Price range from £900 to £1100 per week
Sleeps from 4 to 12 people in 4 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 3
Pet Friendly: No
Rating: Not assessed
Next availability:
from 25 January 2018 to 29 January 2018; from 01 February 2018 to 02 February 2018; from 05 February 2018 to 26 February 2018;

phone 01633 682874 emailClick here to email owner more info >

Dog-Friendly Conwy Valley Cottage, Llansannan, Conwy, Wales

2 bedroom Holiday Bungalow, Wales.

Charming 2 bedroom dog-friendly rural retreat, set in the Conwy Valley in North Wales.

Price range from £261 to £452 per week
Sleeps from 2 to 4 people in 2 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 1
Pet Friendly: Yes
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (3)
Next availability:
from 30 March 2018 to 17 August 2018; from 31 August 2018 to 05 October 2018;

phone 01244 500 540 emailClick here to email owner more info >

Berian Cross, Pembrokeshire Coast National Park, Brynberian, Pembrokeshire, Wales

3 bedroom Country Cottage, Pembrokeshire and South Wales.

Looking for a picture perfect holiday cottage in Pembrokeshire Coast National Park? If so this 3 bedroom dog-friendly cottage with its ample kerb appeal and beautiful gardens could just fit the bill.

Special features: free internet access.

Price range from £333 to £838 per week
Sleeps from 2 to 7 people in 3 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 2
Pet Friendly: Yes
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (5)
Next availability:
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phone 01244 500 540 emailClick here to email owner more info >

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)
Next availability:
from 03 February 2018 to 10 February 2018; from 24 February 2018 to 24 March 2018; from 14 April 2018 to 28 April 2018;

phone 01244 500 540 emailClick here to email owner more info >

Suran Y Coed, Knighton, Powys, Wales

2 bedroom Farmstay, Mid Wales.

High quality 2 bedroom wooden holiday lodge with its own private hot tub and beautiful valley setting by hills and woodlands, ideal for a relaxing rural retreat break.

Special features: games room, outdoor hot tub.

Price range from £320 to £600 per week
Sleeps from 1 to 4 people in 2 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 2
Pet Friendly: No
Rating: Not assessed
Next availability:
from 22 January 2018 to 30 March 2018; from 06 April 2018 to 03 August 2018; from 10 August 2018 to 17 August 2018;

phone 01547 550 348 emailClick here to email owner more info >

Stable Cottage, Aberdyfi, Gwynedd, Wales

2 bedroom Cottage, Coastal Snowdonia in North Wales.

Nestled next to trees within the greenery of the Llanfendigaid Country Estate is this family-friendly and dog-friendly Grade II listed characterful holiday home, situated close to splendid countryside yet also very near to the Snowdonia coast, what's more this property benefits from shared access to a heated indoor swimming pool.

Special features: free internet access, pool (Shared access to a heated indoor swimming pool on the country estate.).

Price range from £499 to £937 per week
Sleeps from 1 to 4 people in 2 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 1
Pet Friendly: Yes (2 dogs welcome)
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (4)
Next availability:
from 22 January 2018 to 08 February 2018; from 13 February 2018 to 17 February 2018; from 24 February 2018 to 02 March 2018;

phone 07463441455 emailClick here to email owner more info >

Gamekeeper's Cottage, Y Felinheli, Gwynedd, Wales

3 bedroom Rural Retreat, North Wales.

With superb garden and country views and an excellent location close to Snowdonia National Park, this pet-friendly 3 bedroom rural retreat could be a great place to get away from it all.

Special features: free internet access.

Price range from £440 to £965 per week
Sleeps from 1 to 6 people in 3 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 2
Pet Friendly: Yes (4 dogs welcome)
Rating: Not assessed
Next availability:
from 16 March 2018 to 18 May 2018; from 01 June 2018 to 08 June 2018; from 15 June 2018 to 29 June 2018;

phone 01492564960 emailClick here to email owner more info >

Samuel Cottage Romantic Retreat, Bontnewydd, Caernarfon, Gwynedd, Wales

1 bedroom Couple's Cottage, North Wales.

Relax by the riverside with a stay at this beautifully presented 1 bedroom romantic retreat which enjoys private access to the riverbank and fishing, with superb country views and a location just 2 miles from Caernarfon and 15 minutes' drive from Snowdonia National Park.

Special features: free internet access.

Price range from £350 to £550 per week
Sleeps from 1 to 2 people in 1 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 1
Pet Friendly: Yes (2 dogs welcome)
Rating: Not assessed


Late availability: from 31 January 2018 to 31 March 2018;

phone 01286 678626 emailClick here to email owner more info >

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)
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (4)
Next availability:
-

phone 01244 500 540 emailClick here to email owner more info >

Llanfendigaid, Aberdyfi, Gwynedd, Wales

9 bedroom Mansion, Cardigan Bay.

Historical self-catering mansion house with 9 bedrooms with an impressive high quality interior and shared access to a heated indoor swimming pool, nestled in 16 acres of grounds and gardens within the naturally stunning scenery of Snowdonia National Park, just half a mile from the coast.

Special features: free internet access, pool (Indoor Heated Pool (Stand alone in the orchard)).

Price range from £2024 to £4250 per week
Sleeps from 1 to 17 people in 9 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 3
Pet Friendly: No
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (4)
Next availability:
from 22 January 2018 to 26 January 2018; from 29 January 2018 to 02 February 2018; from 04 February 2018 to 08 February 2018;

phone 07463441455 emailClick here to email owner more info >

Milk Wood 5 Star Log Cabin, Brithdir near Dolgellau, Gwynedd, Wales

2 bedroom High quality log cabin, North Wales.

Come for a high quality break in our cosy log cabin set within a small group of log cabins encircled by woodland and accessed by a private road.

Special features: free internet access.

Price range from £504 to £840 per week
Sleeps from 1 to 4 people in 2 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 1
Pet Friendly: Yes (2 dogs welcome)
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (5)
Next availability:
from 22 January 2018 to 11 February 2018; from 14 February 2018 to 03 April 2018; from 13 April 2018 to 25 May 2018;

phone 01341 450248 emailClick here to email owner more info >

Little Hare Barns, Glangrwyney, Powys, Wales

4 bedroom Barn Conversions, Brecon Beacons.

Choose from two beautiful barn conversion in the Brecon Beacons.

Special features: free internet access.

Price range from £900 to £1500 per week
Sleeps from 1 to 7 people in 4 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 3
Pet Friendly: No
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (5)


Special Offer: from 01 September 2018 to 16 October 2018;
Late availability: from 02 March 2018 to 24 March 2018;

phone 01873 811200 emailClick here to email owner more info >

Beach Bungalow, Kinmel Bay, Conwy, Wales

5 bedroom Holiday Bungalow, North Wales.

Welcoming 5 bedroom family cottage, well equipped for a relaxing and fun-filled family holiday, with its pool table and ideal location just 200 yards walk from the local beach and complete with swings and slide in the garden to keep the kids entertained.

Special features: free internet access, games room.

Price range from £900 to £2000 per week
Sleeps from 10 to 14 people in 5 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 6
Pet Friendly: No
Rating: Not assessed
Next availability:
from 22 January 2018 to 02 February 2018; from 06 February 2018 to 19 February 2018; from 23 February 2018 to 30 March 2018;

phone 01745407370 emailClick here to email owner more info >

The Smithy Barn, Carmarthen, Carmarthenshire, Wales

2 bedroom Converted Barn, Pembrokeshire and South Wales.

Characterful 2 bedroom Carmarthenshire holiday barn with exposed wooden beams, high ceilings and lush countryside views, located only a few miles from St Clears and close to the South Wales coast.

Special features: free internet access.

Price range from £318 to £642 per week
Sleeps from 1 to 4 people in 2 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 1
Pet Friendly: No
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (5)
Next availability:
from 08 February 2018 to 09 February 2018; from 11 February 2018 to 26 May 2018; from 02 June 2018 to 07 July 2018;

phone 01244 500 540 emailClick here to email owner more info >

White Hopton Country House near the Shropshire Hills, Sarn, Powys, Wales

6 bedroom Historical Country House, Mid Wales.

Searching for a picture-perfect holiday house in Wales? With a lovely black and white exterior this charming holiday home near Bishop's Castle could be it, with beautiful gardens surrounded by lush countryside and a heated outdoor swimming pool, sauna and hot tub, this country house is an appealing place to stay for groups of up to 12 friends or family.

Special features: free internet access, pool (), outdoor hot tub.

Price range from £1335 to £3385 per week
Sleeps from 4 to 12 people in 6 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 4
Pet Friendly: Yes
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (5)
Next availability:
from 04 June 2018 to 08 June 2018; from 17 June 2018 to 22 June 2018; from 29 June 2018 to 27 July 2018;

phone 01244 500 540 emailClick here to email owner more info >

Dŵr Y Felin Log Cabins, Carno, Powys, Wales

3 bedroom Farmstay, Mid Wales.

High quality stylish log cabins, each with a hot tub and balcony with woodland views, nestled in the heart of the Powys countryside on a working farm (sorry no pets permitted).

Special features: outdoor hot tub.

Price range from £690 to £1100 per week
Sleeps from 2 to 6 people in 3 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 3
Pet Friendly: No
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (4)


Late availability: from 21 January 2018 to 26 February 2018;

phone 07543 380048 emailClick here to email owner more info >

Luxurious Eco-friendly Holiday Barn - Cow Shed, Haverfordwest, Pembrokeshire, Wales

3 bedroom Barn Conversion, South west Wales.

With exposed stone-walls in some rooms, a woodburner and exposed wooden beams, the Cow Shed is a lovely luxurious eco-friendly barn conversion where you can really feel good about your Pembrokeshire Holiday, situated next to unspoilt countryside yet only around 5 minutesí drive to the stunning Pembrokeshire coast and the local blue flag award winning beach.

Special features: free internet access.

Price range from £710 to £1400 per week
Sleeps from 2 to 6 people in 3 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 2
Pet Friendly: No
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (5)
Next availability:
from 27 January 2018 to 25 February 2018; from 01 March 2018 to 27 May 2018; from 02 June 2018 to 07 July 2018;

phone 01348 831781 emailClick here to email owner more info >

Halford Hill House, Llanberis, Gwynedd, Wales

7 bedroom Holiday House, Wales.

Fantastic large 7 bedroom holiday house complete with a sauna, ideal for a group of friends or family, this property has plenty to offer groups, including an excellent location in the heart of Llanberis.

Price range from £638 to £1852 per week
Sleeps from 10 to 16 people in 7 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 3
Pet Friendly: Yes
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (4)
Next availability:
from 22 January 2018 to 23 January 2018; from 29 January 2018 to 30 January 2018; from 02 February 2018 to 09 February 2018;

phone 01244 500 540 emailClick here to email owner more info >