Gwynedd Self-Catering Holiday Cottages

Choose a holiday cottage to rent in Gwynedd for an amazing self-catering break in Snowdonia, north Wales

Gwynedd in North Wales is famous for the Snowdonia national park which attracts many holiday makers to this beautiful area in Wales for self catering cottage holidays.  Stay in a village or area of Snowdonia that you wish to explore and spend happy hours going out and about hiking or sightseeing in getting to know Gwynedd personally. Find a holiday cottage or pine lodge in Gwynedd that you would like to stay in and look forward to a good time in north Wales. There are cottages to rent all around the Gwynedd coast, in the national park and countryside. Stay in the stretch of coastline between Bangor and Caernarfon for views of the Isle of Anglesey or rent a coastal cottage in Cardigan Bay a little further south. Gwynedd offers superb scenery wherever you decide to stay, it is a popular holiday destination that keeps people coming back year on year.

What Does Gwynedd Offer for Cottage Breaks?

A varied and fascinating landscape awaits the visitor to North Wales. This is where the mountains of Snowdonia gradually give way to the clean, sandy beaches and sheltered bays of the Welsh coast which are perfect for surfing, sailing and other water sports.

Inland, there is so much to see and do. You could climb Snowdon by one of the many footpaths or if you prefer to do it the easy way, take the steep rack and pinion railway to the top; the views at the summit are terrific and you might be able to see the coast of Ireland on a clear day.

Round about you will discover pretty little villages with stone built cottages, pubs, tea shops and restaurants, and a warm Welsh welcome.

Numerous tourist attractions await your visit; Anglesey Sea Zoo, Colwyn Bay Mountain Zoo, Llandudno's copper mines, Bodnant, Portmeirion - the Italianate village and home of the famous pottery, Plas yn Rhiw and Glynllifon gardens. If you're interested in history then no fewer than five different castles are within easy driving distance; Conway, Beaumaris, Caernarfon, Harlech and Criccieth.

Nature lovers can enjoy wild flowers, birdwatching, seal and dolphin spotting.

What can you expect from a cottage break in Snowdonia?


Snowdonia National Park covers a large part of Gwynedd and covers both stunning mountainous regions and coastal areas, all good places to stay.  Snowdonia is great for walkers, ramblers, cyclists and for mountaineers as well as ordinary folk who just like to see fabulous scenery when they go out.  The Llyn Peninsula which is reputed to be one of the most beautiful parts of Gwynedd and Wales, rent a cottage here for spectacular scenery and wildlife.  There are also many pretty towns and villages in Gwynedd where you can enjoy sightseeing or a good pub meal. Also in this area is beautiful Portmeirion.  Enjoy browsing through the self catering cottages in Gwynedd below.  If you are looking for a particular type of self catering cottage such as a coastal cottage, pet friendly cottage or cottage in the country you may want to use our search assistant. 

Remember Snowdonia is a very popular area so it's advised that you book as far ahead in advance as you can.

Popular Property Types in Gwynedd

Looking to book a hot tub holiday house in Gwynedd for a truly relaxing break? Or need to find dog-friendly accommodation in Gwynedd for a pet-friendly holiday? Or maybe you want to book a luxury cottage, a romantic retreat or a large holiday house for a group of friends and group holiday rental home looking to holiday in Gwynedd. Popular types of holiday cottages in Gwynedd include:

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Frequently Asked Questions about Gwynedd

Whether you want to rent a holiday cottage, a lodge or a country house, Gwynedd is a wonderful area of North Wales to discover on a cottage break. Guests choose to holiday in Gwynedd because of the charming scenery and rural areas, attractive towns and villages including Aberdyfi, Abersoch, Bala, Bangor, Beddgelert and Blaenau Ffestiniog and the area's unique attractions, sightseeing points of landmarks.
Some of the top attractions in Gwynedd Snowdonia National Park, Barmouth Beach, Harlech Castle
Some of the top activities in Gwynedd are bird watching, walking, walking, golfing
Country Cottages Online features 22 holiday cottages in Gwynedd for you to choose from, including dog-friendly, family-focused as well as a good number of rentals with onsite leisure facilities to help you relax and unwind to keep you entertained on holiday. Prices for cottages in Gwynedd range from £297 to £17667 per week.