Self catering and country cottages in Wales

Wales

Many dream of taking a country cottage holiday in Wales to spend enjoyable time in the awe inspiring Snowdonia national park.

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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 isn? 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.

126 rental properties

Cae Madog Barn, Bont Dolgadfan, Powys, Mid Wales, Wales

7 bedroom Big Holiday Barn

sleeps 2 - 16 guests
2 - 16
7 bedrooms
7
4 bathrooms
4
dog-friendly cottage, 4 dog(s) welcome
4

Luxurious large barn conversion in mid Wales with stunning country views out to the Cambrian mountains, private heated outdoor swimming pool, bubbly hot tub and games room, ideal for families and groups of friends.

Special features: free internet access, games room, indoor hot tub.

Weekly Price from: £2495
Next availability:
from 30 October to 21 December 20 from 28 December to 02 April 21


Special Offer: from 30 October to 11 December 20

Rhoslwyn , Bwlch-Llan, Ceredigion, West Wales, Wales

2 bedroom Rural Retreat

sleeps 1 - 3 guests
1 - 3
2 bedrooms
2
1 bathrooms
1
dog-friendly cottage, 2 dog(s) welcome
2

This charming 2 bedroom country cottage could be perfect for a small family with up to 2 pet dogs looking to enjoy a rural retreat break in beautiful Mid Wales, situated close to excellent walking and cycling country, with views of fields and the Cambrian Mountains in the distance, this is a fantastic rural retreat which is conveniently located just 10 miles from Lampeter.

Special features: free internet access.

Weekly Price from: £340


Late availability: from 15 November to 21 November 20

Hafod Villa, Moylegrove, Pembrokeshire, West Wales, Wales

3 bedroom Cottage

sleeps 1 - 8 guests
1 - 8
3 bedrooms
3
2 bathrooms
2
dog-friendly cottage, 3 dog(s) welcome
3

Wonderful 3 bedroom holiday cottage with a tranquil rural secluded setting yet a location within walking distance of the seaside of the Pembrokeshire Coast National Park, a large private garden of almost an acre as well as swings for children, makes this an ideal cottage for families.

Special features: free internet access.

Weekly Price from: £600
Next availability:
from 25 October to 29 December 20 from 02 January to 12 March 21


Special Offer: from 30 October to 06 November 20

Dolwen, Rhayader, Powys, Mid Wales, Wales

3 bedroom Rural Retreat

sleeps 2 - 6 guests
2 - 6
3 bedrooms
3
2 bathrooms
2
dog-friendly cottage, 2 dog(s) welcome
2
4 star

Get away for a relaxing break to this family-friendly country cottage set in the beautiful Elan Valley close to Rhayader.

Special features: free internet access.

Weekly Price from: £490


Special Offer: from 19 December to 28 December 20
Late availability: from 20 December to 27 December 20

Blaenpant Mansion, Cardigan, Pembrokeshire, West Wales, Wales

6 bedroom Rural Retreat

sleeps 12 - 18 guests
12 - 18
6 bedrooms
6
2.5 bathrooms
2.5
dog-friendly cottage, 2 dog(s) welcome
2

Impressive Grade II listed mansion house with an private hot tub, located in extensive gardens close to the Teifi Valley and just a short drive from lovely sandy beaches and the Cardigan Bay coastline, great house for get togethers, special celebrations (hen parties and stag parties welcome) and big family holidays.

Special features: free internet access, games room, outdoor hot tub.

Weekly Price from: £1300
Next availability:
from 31 October to 06 November 20 from 08 November to 21 December 20


Special Offer: from 24 October to 13 December 20

Hafod Grove, Moylegrove, Pembrokeshire, West Wales, Wales

7 bedroom Small Country Estate

sleeps 12 - 18 guests
12 - 18
7 bedrooms
7
5 bathrooms
5
dog-friendly cottage, 2 dog(s) welcome
2

For a fantastic holiday by the coast, Hafod Grove with its 7 bedrooms could be just perfect, this family-friendly and pet-friendly large holiday cottage stands in over half an acre of gardens and with breathtaking sea views is just a short walk from Ceibwr Bay and the Pembrokeshire Coastal Path, this holiday home is the stuff of dreams and for larger groups Hafod Villa 3 bed cottage can also be rented by arrangement.

Special features: free internet access.

Weekly Price from: £1850


Special Offer: from 24 October to 02 November 20
Late availability: from 24 October to 30 October 20

Suran Y Coed, Knighton, Powys, Mid Wales, Wales

2 bedroom Farmstay

sleeps 1 - 4 guests
1 - 4
2 bedrooms
2
2 bathrooms
2
no dogs allowed
4 star

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 (set on a farm with fishing ponds on site).

Special features: games room, outdoor hot tub.

Weekly Price from: £320


Late availability: from 24 October to 25 October 20

Yr Hen Festri Unique Holiday House, Caernarfon, Gwynedd, North Wales, Wales

3 bedroom Holiday Chapel Conversion/Former Vestry

sleeps 2 - 5 guests
2 - 5
3 bedrooms
3
3 bathrooms
3
no dogs allowed
5 star

Unique holiday home, formerly a Vestry and now a slick 3 bedroom holiday cottage with beautiful exposed wooden beams, situated close to the Isle of Anglesey and Snowdonia National Park, and complete with warm bubbly private hot tub for relaxing holidays.

Special features: free internet access, outdoor hot tub.

Weekly Price from: £421
Next availability:
from 09 November to 16 April 21 from 23 April to 21 May 21

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

3 bedroom Barn Conversion

sleeps 2 - 6 guests
2 - 6
3 bedrooms
3
2 bathrooms
2
no dogs allowed
5 star

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 minutes’ drive to the stunning Pembrokeshire coast and the local blue flag award winning beach.

Special features: free internet access.

Weekly Price from: £809
Next availability:
from 25 October to 26 October 20 from 02 November to 19 December 20

Station House , Tregaron, Ceredigion, West Wales, Wales

2 bedroom Unusual Self-Catering

sleeps 1 - 4 guests
1 - 4
2 bedrooms
2
1 bathrooms
1
dog-friendly cottage, 2 dog(s) welcome
2

Unique character cottage with a lovely location by the Cors Caron National Nature Reserve, with glorious views over the Cambrian Mountains and Aeron Valley, this is a special place to stay.

Special features: free internet access.

Weekly Price from: £370
Next availability:
from 09 November to 23 December 20 from 30 December to 25 June 21

The Smithy Barn, St. Clears, Carmarthenshire, West Wales, Wales

2 bedroom Converted Barn

sleeps 1 - 4 guests
1 - 4
2 bedrooms
2
1 bathrooms
1
no dogs allowed
5 star

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.

Weekly Price from: £318
Next availability:
from 09 November to 17 April 21 from 24 April to 05 June 21

Rural Retreat near Newport, Newport, Pembrokeshire, West Wales, Wales

2 bedroom Barn Conversion

sleeps 1 - 4 guests
1 - 4
2 bedrooms
2
2 bathrooms
2
no dogs allowed
4 star

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.

Weekly Price from: £275
Next availability:
from 09 November to 02 April 21 from 09 April to 28 May 21