Cottages to rent for self-catering breaks in Pentre Gwynfryn, Gwynedd, Wales
The village of Pentre Gwynfryn can be found in Gwynedd in north Wales, in the lovely area of Ardudwy within the greenery of Snowdonia National Park. Quite close to the sea and situated on the River Cwmnantcol, the village is picturesque, friendly and ideal for a quiet and relaxing rural retreat break in a serene part of Wales.
Facts about Pentre Gwynfryn for Cottage Holidays
One of the highlights of Pentre Gwynfryn and a must-see whilst enjoying a self-catering break in the village is the Salem Chapel. The interior of this chapel was made famous by the painter Sydney Curnow Vosper, who painted one of the members of the church in one of his most recognised pieces, Salem. This famous English painter created a masterpiece in 1908 of one of the congregation of the chapel at the time, Sian Owen, an old lady who is wearing the Welsh national costume in the painting. Today, visitors can view the painting in the Lady Lever Art Gallery in Port Sunlight on the Wirral in England.
Pentre Gwynfryn is one mile from the charming village of Llanbedr, which has a couple more amenities including plenty of shops and two public houses. The Victoria Inn is a great one to visit, and there is also a restaurant housed within the heritage museum that is dedicated to World War II. This museum used to be an RAF complex but today has great exhibitions and displays about the local history of the surrounding villages in terms of the Second World War.
Pentre Gwynfryn is located within the boundaries of the Snowdonia National Park, one of the most beautiful in the United Kingdom. The tallest mountain in England and Wales, Mount Snowdon, is located here, and taking a visit to see this soaring peak, or even ascending to the top, is something you have to do whilst on a cottage holiday in this part of Wales. Some like to hike up whereas if you prefer to take it easy, take the train which will take you on a scenic journey. Other highlights and things to see and do in Snowdonia include the gorgeous Llanberis Pass, Glyder Fach which is another mountain, great for climbing, and one of the several sparkling lakes in the National Park including Tal y Llyn.
Pentre Gwynfryn is a lovely village which is serene and surrounded by beautiful countryside, from the trickling river to the dense forestry and woodlands that are great for exploring and going on long walks. There is a lot to see and do close by, and with the sea less than a ten minute drive away, you can experience a lot of what this part of Wales has to offer in just one trip.
Featured Self catering country cottages near Pentre Gwynfryn, Gwynedd, Wales:
6 bedroom Farmhouse, Snowdonia National Park.
1 - 10
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).
|from 17 October 2019 to 19 October 2019; from 02 November 2019 to 21 December 2019;|
7 bedroom Holiday House, Wales.
10 - 16
Fantastic large 7 bedroom holiday house complete with a sauna, ideal for a group of friends or family, this property has plenty to offer groups, including an excellent location in the heart of Llanberis.
Special features: sauna.
|from 16 October 2019 to 18 October 2019; from 20 October 2019 to 25 October 2019; from 15 November 2019 to 22 November 2019;|
7 bedroom Large Country House, Snowdonia National Park.
1 - 15
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.
|from 19 October 2019 to 25 October 2019; from 10 November 2019 to 22 November 2019; from 26 November 2019 to 20 December 2019;|
7 bedroom Large Country House, North Wales.
4 - 14
Luxurious large holiday cottage sleeping up to 14, in a beautiful elevated location enjoying landscaped gardens yielding stunning views over the Menai Straits, in an excellent location for exploring the beautiful Isle of Anglesey and well located for discovering the 40 acres of lovely gardens and arboretum at Plas Newydd.
Special features: free internet access.
|from 18 October 2019 to 25 October 2019; from 01 November 2019 to 20 December 2019;|
4 bedroom Holiday Farmhouse, Pennant Lliw Valley .
4 - 8
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.
|from 17 October 2019 to 19 October 2019; from 02 November 2019 to 28 December 2019;|