Self catering holiday cottages in Manod, Gwynedd, Wales

The village of Manod can be found within Gwynedd in northern Wales and benefits from a location right in the heart of Snowdonia National Park. Surrounded by fine mountain scenery and with a small friendly community, Manod could be an ideal place for a rural retreat break.


Information on Cottage Holidays in Manod

The main draw to this lovely settlement is Manod Mawr, a soaring mountain that is a part of the Moelwynion group of mountains in central Snowdonia. This incredible mountain has a couple of sister peaks and they are sometimes referred to as the Ffestiniog Hills, and if you are a keen hiker, then trekking to the summit of Manod Mawr is a must if staying in Manod as you will get some of the most spectacular views on offer in this gorgeous part of Wales. 

There are plenty of cottages in Manod available to rent where you can enjoy the incredible scenery every day. As it is right in the centre of Snowdonia National Park, visitors can ascend to the peak of Mount Snowdon or climb smaller peaks close by, and there are plenty of walking trails around through forestry and by lakes. On these lakes, water sports activities are very common, from canoeing to water skiing and swimming, and there are also places to hire bicycles and go pony trekking. Snowdonia is pure heaven for those who love the great outdoors and staying in the charming Manod is a great way to experience what this part of Wales has to offer, including the less-visited mountain range of Moelwynion.

Manod is located within an area where lots of people speak the Welsh language, and whilst enjoying a cottage holiday here, you can really get an authentic feel of village life in Wales. There is a pub and a couple of shops in the community centre, and friendly locals at every turn. Tranquil and serene, the settlement of Manod is perfect for those wishing to take a relaxing break in a stunning part of the country and there is plenty to do here if you want to experience culture and history as well.

The Ffestiniog Railway is located close by to Manod as it is one of the main attractions in the area, great for families, groups of friends and couples alike. This narrow gauge heritage railway is also within the boundaries of Snowdonia and runs for approximately 14 miles, from the Porthmadog Harbour on the pristine coast to the town of Blaenau Ffestiniog. This fascinating train guides its passengers through gorgeous forestry and past towering mountains, and today this historical steam train will take you back in time to the early 19th century on a wonderful and exciting journey.

The village of Manod has plenty to recommend it for a country break in Snowdonia. In terms of finding good quality accommodation, you can rest assured that Country Cottages Online provides you with an excellent choice of options from large country houses to cottages for two.

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

Pensarn Hall Dogs-welcome Cottage, Snowdonia North Wales , Llanbedr, Gwynedd, Wales

7 bedroom Large Country House, Snowdonia National Park.

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.

Price range from £1348 to £3030 per week
Sleeps from 1 to 15 people in 7 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 7
Pet Friendly: Yes
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (4)

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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;

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Dove Cottage, Aberdyfi, Gwynedd, Wales

2 bedroom Barn Conversion, Coastal Snowdonia in North Wales.

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.).

Price range from £499 to £937 per week
Sleeps from 1 to 4 people in 2 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 1
Pet Friendly: No
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (4)
Next availability:
from 23 January 2018 to 08 February 2018; from 13 February 2018 to 21 February 2018; from 26 February 2018 to 09 March 2018;

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The Cow Shed, Aberdyfi, Gwynedd, Wales

3 bedroom Barn Conversion, Coastal Snowdonia in North Wales.

Family-friendly and dog-friendly high quality 3 bedroom barn conversion with a stylish light and airy interior, fantastic countryside views and shared access to an indoor swimming pool plus an excellent location within coastal Snowdonia, go on why not treat yourself and stay somewhere special this year? .

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

Price range from £892 to £1598 per week
Sleeps from 1 to 6 people in 3 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 2
Pet Friendly: Yes (2 dogs welcome)
Rating: Not assessed
Next availability:
from 23 January 2018 to 08 February 2018; from 13 February 2018 to 16 February 2018; from 18 February 2018 to 21 February 2018;

phone 07463441455 emailClick here to email owner more info >

Tan Llan, Dolgellau, Gwynedd, Wales

8 bedroom Large Country House, Snowdonia National Park.

Large country house in Snowdonia National Park.

Special features: free internet access, games room.

Price range from £2295 to £6696 per week
Sleeps from 8 to 16 people in 8 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 8
Pet Friendly: No
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (5)

phone 01244 500 540 emailClick here to email owner more info >
We have no cottages within Manod itself currently. However,the properties listed above are all within a 40 mile radius of Manod. 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