Holiday lets in Aberdaron, Gwynedd, Wales

Aberdaron is a quaint and picturesque coastal village on the very western part of the Llŷn Peninsula in Gwynedd, northern west Wales. Sometimes referred to as the ‘Land’s End of Wales’ by locals and tourists alike, this pretty part of the country is home to only just over one thousand residents, making it a lovely place in which to visit if you are looking for peace and tranquillity on your holiday. The Aberdaron beach and village has been given awards and it is a great place to come for a self-catering break, with lots to do from cycling, bird watching and sea kayaking to visiting places of cultural and historical interest.


Facts about what Aberdaron offers for Cottage Breaks

Less than two miles off the coast of Aberdaron, which was designated a Heritage Coast in 1974, lies Bardsey Island, the inhabitants of which are included in the community of Aberdaron. Aberdaron was once the last resting stop for pilgrims on their way to Bardsey, which is home to many sites of archaeological and historical interest such as the ruins of St Mary’s Abbey. Today, the island is wonderful for its abundance in wildlife, and there is a bird observatory on the island due to its fantastic position on several bird migration routes, and grey seals and dolphins can also be spotted from the island. Whilst on a cottage holiday, taking a day trip to Bardsey from Aberdaron is a must if you have an interest in wildlife and is an enjoyable day out for the whole family.

The beach at Aberdaron is home to secluded coves and golden sands and surfing, sailing and diving beneath the waters are all very popular. Sunbathing is also a popular activity here, which comes as no surprise, and there are also a couple of other beaches nearby if you want to explore further afield, such as Porthor and Porth Ysgo.

If you want to eat out whilst on your cottage break, there are plenty of cafes, pubs and restaurants to eat at in Aberdaron. One of which is the Whistling Sands Café on Porthor Beach which serves hot food such as pizzas and fish and chips, and you can enjoy the food on their terrace overlooking the sands. The café also has an adjacent shop which sells inflatable rubber rings and buckets and spades for the children. The Y Gegin Fawr Café is another great one to visit, and is steeped in history as it used to be a communal kitchen where pilgrims could get a meal on the way to Bardsey Island in the 13th century. Today, the café is known for its delicious scones and cakes, and its dog-friendly terrace is set in a stunning area overlooking the river. Aberdaron is also home to a bakery, local grocery stores and a boat chartering service.

Aberdaron is an idyllic spot in Gwynedd for a coastal self-catering getaway with plenty of beautiful white washed holiday cottages to choose from. Whether you need to find somewhere pet-friendly or child-friendly, we trust that you’ll have a great time in this part of Wales and hope you find a great place to stay.

Featured Self catering country cottages near Aberdaron, Gwynedd, Wales:

Milk Wood Lodges: Wnion Wood, Brithdir near Dolgellau, Gwynedd, Wales

2 bedroom Pine Lodge, Wnion Valley in Snowdonia.

Comfortable and welcoming 2 bedroom log cabin, located next to woodlands within the Wnion Valley just 3 miles from Dolgellau, this holiday lodge is highly rated on Trip Advisor.

Special features: free internet access.

Price range from £504 to £840 per week
Sleeps from 2 to 4 people in 2 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 1
Pet Friendly: Yes (2 dogs welcome)
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (5)
Next availability:
from 24 January 2018 to 30 March 2018;

phone 01341 450248 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 >

Ty Mawr Farmhouse, Snowdonia National Park, Llanuwchllyn, Gwynedd, Wales

4 bedroom Holiday Farmhouse, Pennant Lliw Valley .

Large 4 bedroom holiday farmhouse with stunning views out over the Pennant Lliw Valley and out to Mount Arenig, a private hot tub and an excellent location within Snowdonia National Park close to Bala (and with fishing available on a private river).

Special features: outdoor hot tub.

Price range from £499 to £1291 per week
Sleeps from 4 to 8 people in 4 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 2
Pet Friendly: No
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (5)
Next availability:
from 24 January 2018 to 10 February 2018; from 17 February 2018 to 26 March 2018; from 29 March 2018 to 31 March 2018;

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

Dog-Friendly Farmhouse, Garndolbenmaen, near Criccieth, Criccieth, Gwynedd, Wales

4 bedroom Rural Retreat, Wales.

Four bedroom holiday farmhouse, with beautiful countryside views, just 6 miles from the coast of the Llyn Peninsula.

Special features: free internet access.

Price range from £405 to £926 per week
Sleeps from 4 to 8 people in 4 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 2
Pet Friendly: Yes
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (3)
Next availability:
from 24 January 2018 to 24 March 2018; from 07 April 2018 to 26 May 2018; from 02 June 2018 to 07 July 2018;

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

Garth Morthin Dog-Friendly Barn near Snowdonia National Park, Morfa Bychan, Gwynedd, Wales

4 bedroom Barn Conversion, North Wales and Cheshire.

Stunning high quality 4 bedroom barn conversion with stunning rural views and a very stylish interior, situated only around a mile from the coast and close to Snowdonia National Park, dogs welcome.

Special features: free internet access, games room.

Price range from £532 to £1253 per week
Sleeps from 4 to 8 people in 4 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 2
Pet Friendly: Yes
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (5)
Next availability:
from 24 January 2018 to 26 January 2018; from 29 January 2018 to 02 February 2018; from 05 February 2018 to 09 February 2018;

phone 01244 500 540 emailClick here to email owner more info >
We have no cottages within Aberdaron itself currently. However,the properties listed above are all within a 40 mile radius of Aberdaron. For more options please take a look at our search assistant or to widen your search, why not take a look at available Last Minute Cottages in Wales