Cottages to rent for self-catering breaks in Llanuwchllyn, Gwynedd, Wales

Nestled within the greenery of Snowdonia National Park and surrounded by hills is the village of Llanuwchllyn in Gwynedd. It is close to the sparkling Bala Lake, known as Llyn Tegid in Welsh, and is set in a glorious area of sprawling countryside. Visiting Llanuwchllyn will give you an authentic taste of a real Welsh settlement as this small population of nearly one thousand residents are mostly Welsh-speaking. The stone houses that line the charming streets of Llanuwchllyn have a great sense of character and there is plenty to see and do in this wonderful part of the country whilst on a self-catering holiday.


Advice on Cottage Holidays in Llanuwchllyn

Home to a couple of pubs including the Eagles Inn, which also serves food, Llanuwchllyn is great for a relaxing cottage break where you can go on strolls around the surrounding countryside and bump into friendly locals, keen on showing visitors their lovely community. The cafes, shops and pubs have everything that a visitor will need when staying in the village and there are plenty of activities which can be done if wanting a more active holiday in Llanuwchllyn.

A stay in or close to Llanuwchllyn is undoubtedly best suited to those with a love for the outdoors and an enthusiasm for outdoor activities. This area has lots to offer for those who enjoy being active from walking and hiking to white water rafting.

The glistening Bala Lake is one of the main attractions close to Llanuwchllyn and should definitely not be missed whilst on a cottage holiday here. There are plenty of quiet winding lanes around the perimeter of the lake where you can stroll or cycle, taking in the breath-taking views, and those keen on water sports can get stuck in on one of the many activities which can be done on the waters. From canoeing to rowing and windsurfing, Bala Lake is perfect for any of these fun water sports and makes for an enjoyable afternoon in stunning surroundings.

For those who are real adrenaline junkies, White Water Rafting can be done at the National White Water Centre at Fron Goch, only a fifteen minute drive from Llanuwchllyn. You can do this fun and exhilarating sport on the nearby rocky mountain river and the thrill of riding through the fast current is something that you will never forget!

The Cambrian Mountain Range is close by to Llanuwchllyn and the peaks of Aran Benllyn and Aran Fawddwy should be climbed if you love hiking. Views over the nearby areas from these summits are incredible and inspiring and although climbing up there may be a challenge, it is all worth it once you get to the top.

Llanuwchllyn is pretty and perfect for a cottage holiday in a wonderful Welsh village in beautiful surroundings. Whether you need to find a pet-friendly cottage or a romantic retreat, we hope you find an ideal place to stay on Country Cottages Online.

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

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

4 bedroom Holiday Farmhouse

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

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.

Weekly Price from: £697
Next availability:
from 26 September to 26 October 20 from 30 October to 24 December 20

Tegid Cottage, North Wales , Bala, Gwynedd, North Wales, Wales

2 bedroom Rural Retreat, Llanuwchllyn 7 miles away

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

Dog-friendly 2 bedroom farm cottage near Bala and Snowdonia National Park.

Weekly Price from: £255
Next availability:
from 01 January to 17 April 21

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

1 bedroom Lodge, Llanuwchllyn 10 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 Lodges: Wnion Wood, Brithdir near Dolgellau, Gwynedd, North Wales, Wales

2 bedroom Pine Lodge, Llanuwchllyn 10 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

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

2 bedroom High quality log cabin, Llanuwchllyn 10 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

Dafarn Newydd Countryside Cottage, North Wales , Dinas Mawddwy, Gwynedd, North Wales, Wales

1 bedroom Couple's Cottage, Llanuwchllyn 10 miles away

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

Idyllic one bedroom romantic retreat in Snowdonia’s Dovey Valley.

Special features: free internet access.

Weekly Price from: £275
Next availability:
from 31 October to 01 November 20

Y Sgubor Holiday Barn, Llangynog, Builth Wells, Powys, Mid Wales, Wales

5 bedroom Farmstay, Llanuwchllyn 10 miles away

sleeps 4 - 11 guests
4 - 11
5 bedrooms
5
3 bathrooms
3
dog-friendly cottage
5 star

Beautiful high quality barn conversion set in the scenic Pennant Valley, with what has to be one of Wales' best sited hot tubs, sleeping up to 11 people plus 2 pet dogs in a lovely countryside setting, just 2 miles from Llangynog.

Special features: free internet access.

Weekly Price from: £918
Next availability:
from 29 November to 04 December 20 from 11 December to 16 December 20

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

2 bedroom Cottage, Llanuwchllyn 13 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

Ty Gwyn Cottage, Llangadfan, Powys, Mid Wales, Wales

3 bedroom Holiday Bungalow, Llanuwchllyn 14 miles away

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

Fantastic rural retreat, this 3 bedroom cottage benefits from an elevated hillside location along with sublime views over the Banwy valley, great base for discovering some of the best of Mid Wales.

Weekly Price from: £470
Next availability:
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Caban y Berwyn with all weather Hot tub, Llanrhaeadr-ym-Mochnant, Powys, Mid Wales, Wales

3 bedroom Log Cabin, Llanuwchllyn 15 miles away

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

Fantastic Welsh log cabin set in a unique position close to the Berwyn Mountains with wonderful countryside views along with a warm bubbly hot tub.

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

Weekly Price from: £380
Next availability:
from 01 September to 04 September 20 from 18 September to 22 September 20

Caban Haf with all weather hot tub,, Llanrhaeadr-ym-Mochnant, Powys, Mid Wales, Wales

2 bedroom Log Cabin, Llanuwchllyn 15 miles away

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

Romantic log cabin with its own private hot tub, nestled by the Berwyn Mountains in Wales.

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

Weekly Price from: £380
Next availability:
from 01 September to 07 September 20 from 11 September to 24 September 20

Caban Iwrch with all weather Hot tub, Llanrhaeadr-ym-Mochnant, Powys, Mid Wales, Wales

3 bedroom Log Cabin, Llanuwchllyn 15 miles away

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

Idyllic traditional log cabin set at the foot of the Berwyn mountain range in glorious open countryside with a large hot tub, private veranda and barbeque, perfectly located to try a number of outdoor pursuits such as mountain biking, hiking and white water rafting.

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

Weekly Price from: £240
Next availability:
from 01 September to 04 September 20 from 07 September to 12 September 20