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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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Seaview Coastal Cottage, Moelfre, Anglesey, Wales

3 bedroom Coastal Cottage, North Wales and Cheshire.

Pet-friendly coastal holiday cottage with views out over the nearby countryside to the sea, could be perfect for a holiday with family or friends on the Isle of Anglesey.

Price range from £332 to £808 per week
Sleeps from 2 to 6 people in 3 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 1
Pet Friendly: Yes
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (5)


Next availability: from 29 September 2017 to 01 October 2017; from 03 November 2017 to 05 January 2018; from 12 January 2018 to 16 February 2018;

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

The Cidermill at Boatside, Builth Wells, Powys, Wales

1 bedroom Stone-built Cottage, The Wye Valley /Mid Wales/Border Country.

For a holiday in the Wye Valley close to the River Wye and Brecon Beacons, the Cidermill at Boatside could be perfect; enjoy fishing, walking and wildlife watching close by or simply relax and soak up the tranquil and beautiful setting.

Special features: free internet access.

Price range from £300 to £400 per week
Sleeps from 1 to 2 people in 1 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 1
Pet Friendly: Yes (1 dog welcome)
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (3)


Next availability: from 22 July 2017 to 23 July 2017; from 28 July 2017 to 05 August 2017; from 12 August 2017 to 01 September 2017;

phone 07909013984 emailClick here to email owner more info >

The Granary Coastal Cottage, North Wales , Pen-y-cefn, Flintshire, Wales

2 bedroom Cottage, Wales.

Two bedroom wing of stone-built barn conversion with private enclosed lawned garden, nestled on a working farm, well located for enjoying walking, cycling, fishing and golfing nearby and conveniently located for exploring the North Wales coastline and countryside.

Price range from £256 to £546 per week
Sleeps from 1 to 4 people in 2 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 2
Pet Friendly: No
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (4)


Next availability: from 02 September 2017 to 09 September 2017; from 16 September 2017 to 07 October 2017; from 14 October 2017 to 28 October 2017;

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

Banfield Lodge, Loughor, Gower, Wales

1 bedroom Apartment, South Wales.

One bedroom dog-friendly holiday apartment for two with king-size bed and secure garden, ideal for romantic breaks and located just a short drive from the stunning Gower Peninsula and the Carmarthenshire coastline.

Special features: free internet access.

Price range from £250 to £450 per week
Sleeps from 1 to 2 people in 1 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 1
Pet Friendly: Yes (2 dogs welcome)
Rating: Not assessed


Next availability: from 22 July 2017 to 29 July 2017; from 05 August 2017 to 12 August 2017; from 19 August 2017 to 26 August 2017;

phone 01792 898038 emailClick here to email owner more info >

Old Wye Valley Chapel, Penallt, Monmouthshire, Wales

2 bedroom Chapel Conversion, Pembrokeshire and South Wales.

Love unique holiday homes? If so a stay at this holiday chapel in the Wye Valley could suit you perfectly, this Grade II listed chapel conversion sleeps up to 4 and is dog-friendly.

Price range from £360 to £632 per week
Sleeps from 1 to 4 people in 2 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 2
Pet Friendly: Yes
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (5)


Next availability: from 04 August 2017 to 07 August 2017; from 27 October 2017 to 22 December 2017; from 29 December 2017 to 30 December 2017;

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

Ty Gwyn, Llanarmon Dyffryn Ceiriog, Wrexham, Wales

3 bedroom Cottage, North Wales.

Picture-perfect 3 bedroom rural retreat holiday cottage with a pretty garden, bubbly hot tub and a delightful village setting in the Ceiriog Valley, with ample charm and character this is a great place to stay which is both family-friendly and pet-friendly.

Special features: free internet access, indoor hot tub.

Price range from £250 to £780 per week
Sleeps from 2 to 6 people in 3 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 1
Pet Friendly: Yes (2 dogs welcome)
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (4)


Special Offer: from 21 July 2017 to 31 July 2017;
Next availability: from 24 July 2017 to 21 September 2017; from 25 September 2017 to 28 October 2017;

phone 01691 780388 emailClick here to email owner more info >

Rural Retreat near Newport, Newport, Pembrokeshire, Wales

2 bedroom Barn Conversion, Wales.

Hidden away down a country lane, this beautifully presented 2 bedroom barn conversion is an idyllic rural retreat which lies within the Pembrokeshire Coast National Park near the Gwaun Valley and Preseli Mountains.

Special features: free internet access.

Price range from £275 to £699 per week
Sleeps from 1 to 4 people in 2 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 2
Pet Friendly: No
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (4)


Next availability: from 04 September 2017 to 10 September 2017; from 16 September 2017 to 22 September 2017; from 15 December 2017 to 27 April 2018;

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

The Loft Couple's Cottage, Llanfair Dyffryn Clwyd, Denbighshire, Wales

1 bedroom Barn Conversion, North Wales and Cheshire.

Romantic rural retreat near Ruthin, ideal for couples plus one dog looking to discover the scenic Clwydian Hills and walk along Offaís Dyke.

Price range from £283 to £514 per week
Sleeps from 1 to 2 people in 1 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 1
Pet Friendly: Yes
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (5)


Next availability: from 30 September 2017 to 07 October 2017; from 14 October 2017 to 22 December 2017;

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

Caban Haf, Oswestry, Powys, Wales

2 bedroom Log Cabin, Mid Wales.

Romantic log cabin with its own private hot tub, nestled by the Berwyn Mountains in Wales.

Special features: free internet access, indoor hot tub, outdoor hot tub.

Price range from £250 to £1050 per week
Sleeps from 2 to 4 people in 2 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 2
Pet Friendly: Yes (2 dogs welcome)
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (5)


Special Offer: from 21 July 2017 to 31 August 2017; from 21 July 2017 to 24 July 2017;
Next availability: from 22 July 2017 to 28 July 2017; from 31 July 2017 to 04 August 2017; from 11 August 2017 to 18 August 2017;

phone 01691 780388 emailClick here to email owner more info >

Pensarn Hall Dogs-welcome Cottage, Snowdonia North Wales , Llanbedr, Gwynedd, Wales

7 bedroom Large Country House, Snowdonia National Park.

Pensarn Hall is a splendid dog-friendly Victorian house to rent in the heart of Snowdonia which is ideal for group stays; 7 bedrooms that sleep up to 15 people, a snooker table, a garden with BBQ facilities, kitchens equipped with dishwashers and every appliance one could possibly need for an easy self-catering break in Llanbedr, Wales.

Price range from £1348 to £3030 per week
Sleeps from 1 to 15 people in 7 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 7
Pet Friendly: Yes
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (4)


Next availability: from 05 September 2017 to 08 September 2017; from 11 September 2017 to 15 September 2017; from 06 October 2017 to 13 October 2017;

phone 01244 500 540 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 £1350 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 03 September 2017 to 15 September 2017; from 24 September 2017 to 28 September 2017; from 02 October 2017 to 30 December 2017;

phone 01348 831781 emailClick here to email owner more info >

Ty Pren Pet-Friendly Log Cabin, South Wales , St David's, Pembrokeshire, Wales

3 bedroom Log Cabin, South West Wales.

Three bedroom holiday log cabin with private verandah, family-friendly and pet-friendly, sleeping up to 5 in high quality accommodation within the gorgeous Pembrokeshire Coast National Park and close to the Pembrokeshire Coastal Path.

Price range from £311 to £866 per week
Sleeps from 1 to 5 people in 3 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 1
Pet Friendly: Yes (1 dog welcome)
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (4)


Next availability: from 29 September 2017 to 13 October 2017; from 17 October 2017 to 22 December 2017; from 27 December 2017 to 11 May 2018;

phone 01244 500 540 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 04 September 2017 to 08 September 2017; from 18 September 2017 to 19 September 2017; from 25 September 2017 to 26 September 2017;

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

Llawrdref Farm Cottage, Abersoch, Gwynedd, Wales

3 bedroom Rural Retreat, Llyn Peninsula in North Wales.

This lovely 3 bedroom holiday home is nestled on a farm by beautiful unspoilt countryside on the Llyn Peninsula, just 1 mile from the nearby sandy beach with its long stretch of golden sands.

Special features: free internet access.

Price range from £300 to £600 per week
Sleeps from 2 to 6 people in 3 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 1
Pet Friendly: No
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (4)


Next availability: from 01 September 2017 to 16 September 2017;

phone 01758712570 emailClick here to email owner more info >

Arosfa, Friog, Gwynedd, Wales

2 bedroom Stone-Built Cottage, Snowdonia.

Escape to coastal Snowdonia for a relaxing cottage break at this charming 2 bedroom family-friendly cottage, with mountain views and an excellent location just minutes walk from the seaside, this could be the perfect place to stay.

Price range from £290 to £390 per week
Sleeps from 4 to 5 people in 2 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 1
Pet Friendly: Yes (1 dog welcome)
Rating: Not assessed


Next availability: from 22 July 2017 to 28 July 2017; from 04 August 2017 to 11 August 2017;

phone 01686 688034 emailClick here to email owner more info >

Valley View Cottages, Newchapel, Pembrokeshire, Wales

2 bedroom and 1 Bedroom Barn Conversions, Mid Wales.

Escape to the Pembrokeshire countryside for an idyllic rural retreat break, yet enjoy being less than 12 miles from the stunning Pembrokeshire coast, pet dogs are welcome at 3 of the 4 barn conversions at Valley View Cottages.

Special features: free internet access.

Price range from £270 to £650 per week
Sleeps from 1 to 5 people in 2 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 1
Pet Friendly: Yes (2 dogs welcome)
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (4)

phone 01239 841850 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 02 September 2017 to 23 December 2017; from 27 December 2017 to 29 December 2017;

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

Hiraeth Rural Retreat, Dolau, Powys, Wales

3 bedroom Converted Barn, Mid Wales.

Idyllic 3 bedroom dog-friendly cottage with impressive views out over the pastures and valley, complete with charming interior with exposed wooden beams, situated close to the Shropshire Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and within reach of the Brecon Beacons National Park for day trips.

Price range from £439 to £1021 per week
Sleeps from 4 to 8 people in 3 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 2
Pet Friendly: Yes
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (5)


Next availability: from 01 September 2017 to 06 October 2017; from 13 October 2017 to 27 October 2017; from 03 November 2017 to 29 December 2017;

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

The George Family Log Cabin, Mid Wales, Bettws Cedewain, Powys, Wales

2 bedroom Log Cabin, Mid Wales.

Stunning 2 bedroom wooden holiday lodge with private hot tub and own veranda nestled on a working farm amid a vista of wooded hills and enchanting valleys, perfect for visits to Glansevern Hall Gardens nearby and Powis Castle 10 miles away.

Special features: outdoor hot tub.

Price range from £355 to £830 per week
Sleeps from 2 to 5 people in 2 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 1
Pet Friendly: No
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (4)


Next availability: from 22 July 2017 to 23 July 2017; from 26 July 2017 to 05 August 2017; from 24 August 2017 to 26 August 2017;

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

Admiral's House, Saundersfoot, Pembrokeshire, Wales

6 bedroom Large Holiday House, South Wales.

Set on a clifftop, less than 100 metres from the beach in the lovely coastal village of Saundersfoot, Admiral's House sleeps up to 12 and features superb sea views.

Special features: free internet access.

Price range from £2450.00 to £3990.00 per week
Sleeps from 4 to 12 people in 6 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 6
Pet Friendly: No
Rating: Not assessed

phone 01792 845666 emailClick here to email owner more info >

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