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.


Facts about 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.

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

Dove Cottage, Aberdyfi, Gwynedd, Wales

2 bedroom Barn Conversion, Coastal Snowdonia in North Wales.

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

Charm and character await you at Dove Cottage, a historical 2 bedroom stone-built holiday cottage located within the Llanfendigaid Country Estate in stunning coastal Snowdonia, ideal for a relaxing break with shared access to a heated indoor swimming pool on site.

Special features: free internet access, pool (Shared swimming pool within the grounds of the country estate.).

Weekly Price from: £524
Next availability:
from 25 November 2019 to 28 December 2019; from 04 January 2020 to 06 March 2020; from 09 March 2020 to 27 March 2020;

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

1 bedroom Lodge, Southern Snowdonia.

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: £553
Next availability:
from 19 November 2019 to 21 November 2019; from 25 November 2019 to 16 December 2019; from 20 December 2019 to 24 December 2019;

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

2 bedroom High quality log cabin, Southern Snowdonia.

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: £518
Next availability:
from 19 November 2019 to 23 December 2019; from 03 January 2020 to 10 April 2020; from 17 April 2020 to 01 May 2020;

Tan Llan, Dolgellau, Gwynedd, Wales

8 bedroom Large Country House, Snowdonia National Park.

sleeps 8 - 16 guests
8 - 16
8 bedrooms
8
8 bathrooms
8
no dogs allowed
5 star

Large country house in Snowdonia National Park.

Special features: free internet access, games room.

Weekly Price from: £2118
Next availability:
from 21 November 2019 to 22 November 2019; from 25 November 2019 to 29 November 2019; from 09 December 2019 to 21 December 2019;

Gamekeeper's Cottage, Y Felinheli, Gwynedd, Wales

3 bedroom Rural Retreat, North Wales.

sleeps 1 - 6 guests
1 - 6
3 bedrooms
3
2 bathrooms
2
dog-friendly cottage, 4 dog(s) welcome
4

With superb garden and country views and an excellent location close to Snowdonia National Park, this pet-friendly 3 bedroom rural retreat could be a great place to get away from it all.

Special features: free internet access.

Weekly Price from: £440
Next availability:
from 19 November 2019 to 23 November 2019; from 25 November 2019 to 27 November 2019; from 30 November 2019 to 20 December 2019;

We have no cottages within Harlech itself currently. However,the properties listed above are all within a 40 mile radius of Harlech. 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