The village of Tanygrisiau can be found in Gwynedd in the northern part of Wales. Situated close to the historical mining town of Blaenau Ffestiniog and by the Vale of Ffestiniog in Snowdonia National Park, Tanygrisiau is set within stunning scenery and is in a delightful setting for a country cottage holiday. Located at the base of the Moelwyn Mountain Range which is right by the village, the scenery surrounding this village is simply breathtaking. There are countless summits here in which to ascend to on either relaxing or challenging walks, where you will be rewarded with fantastic views of the surrounding countryside and villages around Tanygrisiau.
Information on Cottage Holidays in Tanygrisiau
The Welsh language is spoken widely in Tanygrisiau, and so visitors taking a cottage holiday here can get a real sense of an authentic Welsh village. The name Tanygrisiau means ‘below the steps’ in Welsh which refers to the cliffs that hover above the village, looking down on this friendly and charming community. The village has a railway station which is on the Ffestiniog Railway, which was once used to carry slate which was then shipped worldwide, and is now a brilliant tourist attraction. If you are visiting Tanygrisiau then you should definitely hop aboard the Ffestiniog Railway which is a narrow gauge heritage railway with a steam train that runs for 14 miles through woodlands and past mountains.
As Tanygrisiau is located so close by to Snowdonia National Park, it is in a perfect location in which to explore and discover the delights that can be found here. From ascending to the famous Mount Snowdon, the tallest peak in Wales and England, to seeing the spectacular Llyn Tegid or Bala Lake, the largest natural lake in Wales, there is plenty to see and do in Snowdonia and a day trip from Tanygrisiau is a fantastic idea if you love the great outdoors and appreciate nature.
Tanygrisiau is a wonderful little settlement, home to a friendly population with cosy inns and pubs and convenience stores stocking all the goods you will need on a self-catering cottage break in the area. The village is picturesque, with the cascading Cwmorthin Falls and the sparkling Llyn Ystradau Lake located in the area, meaning that if you love nature and wish to surround yourself in it, staying in Tanygrisiau may be ideal for you.
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Whether you choose to book a holiday cottage in Tanygrisiau, an apartment, a lodge or another type of self-catering holiday accommodation, we hope you have your best holiday yet in Gwynedd.