Cottage Holidays in Harlech, Gwynedd, Wales

Within the beauty of Snowdonia National Park by the coast in Gwynedd is the seaside resort of Harlech. Located on the beautiful Tremadog Bay in North West Wales, the town is within the boundaries of the spectacular Snowdonia National Park, home to the tallest mountain in Wales, Mount Snowdon, and with a population of nearly 2000 people, Harlech’s community is mostly made up of people who can speak the Welsh language, making it a great place to visit if you wish to experience authentic Wales on a cottage holiday.


What Harlech offers for Self-Catering Breaks

Harlech CastleThis lovely resort’s main attraction is the incredible Harlech Castle. Construction on this imposing fort begun in 1283 by Edward I of England during his invasion of Wales, right next to the sea, but interestingly, the shape of the coastline has changed over the centuries due to natural processes and it now can be found perched on a cliff about half a mile from the ocean. Visitors can find out lots of information about the history of Harlech Castle on a day trip to the remnants of this fascinating structure of military architecture. UNESCO has named the castle a World Heritage Site, and you will certainly see why once you walk through the towering gatehouse.

With a wonderful sandy beach perfect for sunbathing on along with calm waters great for swimming in, Harlech is the perfect destination for a family or romantic self-catering holiday. The town itself has a fantastic shopping street filled with high street stores and individual boutiques selling souvenirs and unique items from the region.

Those who love golf will adore the famous Royal Saint David’s Golf Club which is one of the best courses in Britain, and walkers will love the Rhinogydd range of mountains which has many great paths leading to its peaks where you can get sprawling views of the town and castle.

If you are into arts and culture, then an evening spent at the Theatr Harlech will be right up your street. This wonderful venue hosts an array of plays, films and concerts all throughout the year, for kids and adults alike.

Harlech seaside resort is steeped in history with the captivating Harlech Castle and offers relaxing activities with its beach and shopping area, nature with Rhinogydd Mountains and Snowdonia, and culture with its brilliant theatre. Coming to the town for a cottage holiday in this part of Gwynedd is a great idea for if you want to experience the best of this part of the United Kingdom with the people who you love the most.

Book a Harlech cottage and look forward to discovering some of the best of Gwynedd on holiday.

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Llawrdref Farm Cottage, Abersoch, Gwynedd, North Wales, Wales

3 bedroom Rural Retreat, Harlech 2 miles away

sleeps 2 - 6 guests
2 - 6
3 bedrooms
3
1 bathrooms
1
no dogs allowed
4 star

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.

Weekly Price from: £300
Next availability:
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Pensarn Hall Dogs-welcome Cottage, Snowdonia North Wales , Llanbedr, Gwynedd, North Wales, Wales

7 bedroom Large Country House, Harlech 2 miles away

sleeps 1 - 15 guests
1 - 15
7 bedrooms
7
7 bathrooms
7
dog-friendly cottage
4 star

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.

Weekly Price from: £1456
Next availability:
from 01 October to 09 October 20 from 16 October to 19 October 20

5 Ivy Terrace, Borth-y-Gest, Gwynedd, North Wales, Wales

3 bedroom Cottage, Harlech 5 miles away

sleeps 1 - 8 guests
1 - 8
3 bedrooms
3
2 bathrooms
2
no dogs allowed
4 star

Sleeping up to eight people in three bedrooms, this charming coastal cottage on the Llyn peninsual boasts sea views.

Special features: free internet access.

Weekly Price from: £357
Next availability:
from 20 August to 21 August 20 from 02 November to 06 November 20

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

4 bedroom Barn Conversion, Harlech 6 miles away

sleeps 4 - 8 guests
4 - 8
4 bedrooms
4
2 bathrooms
2
dog-friendly cottage, 2 dog(s) welcome
2
5 star

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.

Weekly Price from: £623
Next availability:
from 02 November to 06 November 20 from 22 November to 27 November 20

Llyn Peninsula Character Cottage, Criccieth, Gwynedd, North Wales, Wales

4 bedroom Holiday Lodge, Harlech 9 miles away

sleeps 4 - 10 guests
4 - 10
4 bedrooms
4
2 bathrooms
2
dog-friendly cottage, 3 dog(s) welcome
3
4 star

Get away to this idyllic rural retreat, set in tranquil countryside on the Llyn Peninsula.

Special features: tennis court.

Weekly Price from: £524
Next availability:
from 07 September to 11 September 20 from 14 September to 19 September 20

Tyddyn Goronwy Beach Cottage, Coastal Snowdonia, Talybont, Gwynedd, North Wales, Wales

6 bedroom Farmhouse, Harlech 9 miles away

sleeps 1 - 10 guests
1 - 10
6 bedrooms
6
4 bathrooms
4
no dogs allowed
5 star

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).

Weekly Price from: £784
Next availability:
from 26 September to 05 October 20 from 09 October to 17 October 20

Tegfan Dogs-welcome Cottage, North Wales, Llan Ffestiniog , Gwynedd, North Wales, Wales

2 bedroom Cottage, Harlech 10 miles away

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

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.

Weekly Price from: £239

Brackenbury Cottage, Beddgelert, Gwynedd, North Wales, Wales

2 bedroom Stone-Built Cottage Near the RIver, Harlech 11 miles away

sleeps 1 - 6 guests
1 - 6
2 bedrooms
2
2 bathrooms
2
dog-friendly cottage, 3 dog(s) welcome
3

With views of the River Glaslyn and the village green as well as a location within Snowdonia National Park, this dog-friendly cottage has plenty to recommend it.

Special features: free internet access.

Weekly Price from: £335

Gwynfryn Farm Cottages with Indoor Pool, Gym and Tennis Court, Pwllheli, Gwynedd, North Wales, Wales

4 bedroom Award winning complex of Cottages on an Organic Dairy Farm, Harlech 14 miles away

sleeps 2 - 8 guests
2 - 8
4 bedrooms
4
1 bathrooms
1
dog-friendly cottage
5 star

A collection of family friendly award winning 4 and 5 star holiday cottages with excellent shared leisure facilities including an indoor swimming pool, gym, tennis court and games room with soft-play area located on a friendly organic farm in North Wales.

Special features: pool (On site heated indoor pool), tennis court, games room, indoor hot tub.

Weekly Price from: £250

Milk Wood Bach Log Cabin for 2 to 3 people, Brithdir near Dolgellau, Gwynedd, North Wales, Wales

1 bedroom Lodge, Harlech 14 miles away

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

Ideal for honeymoons or romantic breaks at any time of year, this one bedroom log cabin could be your personal love nest in Snowdonia for a week or a short break.

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

Weekly Price from: £490
Next availability:
from 07 October to 26 October 20 from 06 November to 08 December 20

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

2 bedroom High quality log cabin, Harlech 14 miles away

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

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

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

Weekly Price from: £525
Next availability:
from 04 October to 18 October 20 from 02 November to 24 November 20

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

2 bedroom Pine Lodge, Harlech 14 miles away

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

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, outdoor hot tub, sauna.

Weekly Price from: £462
Next availability:
from 30 September to 19 December 20 from 23 December to 27 December 20