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.
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