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Many dream of taking a country cottage holiday in Wales to spend enjoyable time in the awe inspiring Snowdonia national park. Similarly, others opt for a cottage holiday in or near the Brecon Beacons to enjoy the great outdoors. Wales also has miles and miles of stunning coastline where you may be lucky enough to spot puffins or seals. Whether you enjoy rambling, mountaineering, wildlife watching or just love fantastic scenery, Wales has lots to offer for self catering holidays.

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Wales is a good choice for many for family breaks. There are lots of opportunities in Wales for outdoor activities which both adults and children can enjoy with the added benefit of tiring kids out, leaving you hopefully to have a relaxing evening whilst the kids sleep. Where budgets allow, there are some large country cottages in Wales with games rooms which are always good for keeping the family occupied but there are also cottage complexes which very often have shared family friendly facilities like games rooms or pools. Wales isn? just for families though, with stunning scenery, Wales is equally suited for romantic cottage breaks.

Wales is home to three national parks. These are Snowdonia which covers both mountainous and coastal areas, the Pembrokeshire Coast and the Brecon Beacons. Wales is a country with great natural beauty and should have something for everyone. Wales is a particularly good choice for a self catering holiday if you enjoy active outdoor activities but there are also plenty of opportunities for relaxing if that is what you prefer to do. If you are looking to recharge your batteries you may like to find accommodation with a hot tub or a swimming pool. Wales even has a number of seaside resorts if you love to spend time by the sea. One thing is for sure, Wales is a country with a proud sense of its identity and heritage. This makes Wales an interesting and appealing country for a break away.

Self catering accommodation in Wales is varied and there are small cottages for couples and large ones for families or big groups. Some have added extras like four poster or king size beds. If ratings are important to you, then look for 5 star assessed cottages or if being green is essential to you, search for a Welsh cottage with a green tourism gold award. If you have special requirements do use our search assistant to help you find a cottage in Wales to meet your needs. Cottage owners or agencies can also be really useful sources of information when it comes to advising on the local area and the best places to go and the best things to do. Do ask them for their list of recommendations when it comes to booking your cottage break in Wales.

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The George Family Log Cabin, Mid Wales, Bettws Cedewain, Powys, Wales

2 bedroom Log Cabin, Mid Wales.

Stunning 2 bedroom wooden holiday lodge with private hot tub and own veranda nestled on a working farm amid a vista of wooded hills and enchanting valleys, perfect for visits to Glansevern Hall Gardens nearby and Powis Castle 10 miles away.

Special features: outdoor hot tub.

Price range from £355 to £830 per week
Sleeps from 2 to 5 people in 2 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 1
Pet Friendly: No
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (4)
Next availability:
from 18 January 2019 to 25 January 2019; from 29 January 2019 to 09 February 2019; from 17 February 2019 to 23 February 2019;

Farmhouse near Capel Iwan, Newcastle Emlyn, Carmarthenshire, Wales

3 bedroom Farm Cottage, Wales.

Homely and charming 3 bedroom holiday farmhouse, with views out over farmlands and ponds and a setting on a farm holiday development, close to Capel Iwan in South Wales and enjoying access to excellent shared leisure facilities on site including an indoor swimming pool, a hot tub and games room with table tennis and pool table.

Special features: free internet access, pool (), games room, indoor hot tub.

Price range from £318 to £1021 per week
Sleeps from 4 to 6 people in 3 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 1
Pet Friendly: No
Rating: Not assessed
Next availability:
from 27 March 2019 to 29 March 2019; from 27 April 2019 to 13 July 2019;

Tyddyn Goronwy Beach Cottage, Coastal Snowdonia, Talybont, Gwynedd, Wales

6 bedroom Farmhouse, Snowdonia National Park.

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).

Price range from £600 to £2250 per week
Sleeps from 1 to 10 people in 6 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 4
Pet Friendly: No
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (5)
Next availability:
from 18 January 2019 to 16 February 2019; from 24 February 2019 to 30 March 2019; from 03 April 2019 to 13 April 2019;

Hiraeth Rural Retreat, Dolau, Powys, Wales

3 bedroom Converted Barn, Mid Wales.

Idyllic 3 bedroom dog-friendly cottage with impressive views out over the pastures and valley, complete with charming interior with exposed wooden beams, situated close to the Shropshire Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and within reach of the Brecon Beacons National Park for day trips.

Price range from £439 to £1021 per week
Sleeps from 4 to 8 people in 3 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 2
Pet Friendly: Yes
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (5)
Next availability:
from 11 February 2019 to 15 February 2019; from 23 February 2019 to 01 April 2019; from 13 April 2019 to 31 May 2019;

Rural Retreat Log Cabin, Newcastle Emlyn, Carmarthenshire, Wales

3 bedroom Log Cabin, Wales.

Set on a farm holiday development in South Wales, this 3 bedroom wooden lodge sleeps up to 6 people and is nestled next to greenery, near Capel Iwan in Carmarthenshire and enjoys access to excellent shared leisure facilities on site including an indoor swimming pool, a hot tub and a games room with pool table, table tennis and gym area.

Special features: free internet access, pool (), games room, indoor hot tub.

Price range from £286 to £929 per week
Sleeps from 4 to 6 people in 3 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 2
Pet Friendly: No
Rating: Not assessed
Next availability:
from 13 April 2019 to 20 April 2019; from 27 April 2019 to 08 June 2019; from 15 June 2019 to 20 June 2019;

The Dairy Barn, Llandysul, Ceredigion, Wales

3 bedroom Barn Conversion, Pembrokeshire and South Wales.

Lovely 3 bedroom barn conversion with modern stylish interior and a romantic four poster style bed in one bedroom, lovely countryside views and access to a warm hot tub make this a very appealing holiday home, with the added benefit of the Carmarthenshire coast and Pembrokeshire Coast National Park within reach for day trips.

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

Price range from £438 to £1103 per week
Sleeps from 4 to 8 people in 3 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 2
Pet Friendly: Yes
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (5)
Next availability:
from 17 January 2019 to 31 January 2019; from 03 February 2019 to 27 April 2019; from 04 May 2019 to 08 June 2019;

Seaview Coastal Cottage, Moelfre, Anglesey, Wales

3 bedroom Coastal Cottage, North Wales and Cheshire.

Pet-friendly coastal holiday cottage with views out over the nearby countryside to the sea, could be perfect for a holiday with family or friends on the Isle of Anglesey.

Price range from £332 to £808 per week
Sleeps from 2 to 6 people in 3 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 1
Pet Friendly: Yes
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (5)
Next availability:
from 25 January 2019 to 15 February 2019; from 22 February 2019 to 01 March 2019; from 08 March 2019 to 11 March 2019;

Old Wye Valley Chapel, Penallt, Monmouthshire, Wales

2 bedroom Chapel Conversion, Pembrokeshire and South Wales.

Love unique holiday homes? If so a stay at this holiday chapel in the Wye Valley could suit you perfectly, this Grade II listed chapel conversion sleeps up to 4 and is dog-friendly.

Price range from £360 to £632 per week
Sleeps from 1 to 4 people in 2 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 2
Pet Friendly: Yes
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (5)
Next availability:
from 17 January 2019 to 22 February 2019; from 01 March 2019 to 15 March 2019; from 19 April 2019 to 26 April 2019;

The Wheel, Penparc, Ceredigion, Wales

4 bedroom Holiday Cottage, Mid Wales.

4 bedroom holiday cottage close to Penparc, with access to a refreshing outdoor swimming pool (in summer months) and a warm bubbly hot tub, as well as children's play facilties.

Special features: free internet access, pool (Shared outdoor swimming pool), outdoor hot tub.

Price range from £570 to £1604 per week
Sleeps from 4 to 8 people in 4 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 2
Pet Friendly: Yes (2 dogs welcome)
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (4)
Next availability:
from 17 January 2019 to 16 February 2019; from 02 March 2019 to 30 March 2019; from 02 April 2019 to 06 April 2019;

Y Stabal Holiday Barn, North Wales, Llandegla, Denbighshire, Wales

3 bedroom Barn Conversion, North Wales and Cheshire.

Enjoy a taste of rural bliss with a stay at this beautiful high quality 3 bedroom stone-built barn conversion, set on a smallholding, this holiday barn sits within an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty close to Llanarmon and Llandegla, with the Offa’s Dyke Path also close by.

Special features: free internet access, games room.

Price range from £353 to £778 per week
Sleeps from 2 to 6 people in 3 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 2
Pet Friendly: No
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (5)
Next availability:
from 01 February 2019 to 16 February 2019;

Hafod Villa, Moylegrove, Pembrokeshire, Wales

3 bedroom Cottage, Pembrokeshire National Coastal Park.

Wonderful 3 bedroom holiday cottage with a tranquil rural secluded setting yet a location within walking distance of the seaside of the Pembrokeshire Coast National Park, a large private garden of almost an acre as well as swings for children, makes this an ideal cottage for families.

Special features: free internet access.

Price range from £550 to £1150 per week
Sleeps from 1 to 8 people in 3 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 2
Pet Friendly: Yes (3 dogs welcome)
Rating: Not assessed
Next availability:
from 17 January 2019 to 12 April 2019; from 18 April 2019 to 24 May 2019; from 07 June 2019 to 04 July 2019;

The Maples Family Lodge, Narberth, South Wales , Narberth, Pembrokeshire, Wales

2 bedroom Log Cabin, South Wales.

Idyllically situated luxurious family friendly holiday lodge complete with private outdoor hot tub, ideal for those who love to fish you can enjoy trout fishing direct from your decked area here, also to enjoy are 30 acres of shared ancient woodlands and on days out you can discover more nature at Colby Woodland Garden, Pembroke Coast National Park, Brecon Beacons National Park and at the National Botanic Garden of Wales.

Special features: outdoor hot tub.

Price range from £430 to £978 per week
Sleeps from 1 to 4 people in 2 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 2
Pet Friendly: No
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (5)
Next availability:
from 02 March 2019 to 11 May 2019; from 18 May 2019 to 25 May 2019; from 01 June 2019 to 13 July 2019;

Ty Pren Pet-Friendly Log Cabin, South Wales , St David's, Pembrokeshire, Wales

3 bedroom Log Cabin, South West Wales.

Three bedroom holiday log cabin with private verandah, family-friendly and pet-friendly, sleeping up to 5 in high quality accommodation within the gorgeous Pembrokeshire Coast National Park and close to the Pembrokeshire Coastal Path.

Price range from £311 to £866 per week
Sleeps from 1 to 5 people in 3 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 1
Pet Friendly: Yes (1 dog welcome)
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (4)
Next availability:
from 17 January 2019 to 22 March 2019; from 06 April 2019 to 26 April 2019; from 04 May 2019 to 07 June 2019;

Penllwyn Cottage, Pembrey, Carmarthenshire, Wales

3 bedroom Grade II Listed Cottage, Pembrokeshire and South Wales.

Enjoy stunning views out over the surrounding countryside to the sea at this dog-friendly and family-friendly 3 bedroom farmhouse close to the village of Pembrey on the Carmarthenshire coast.

Special features: outdoor hot tub.

Price range from £317 to £964 per week
Sleeps from 4 to 8 people in 3 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 3
Pet Friendly: Yes
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (5)
Next availability:
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Caecrwn Pet-Friendly Barn Conversion, South Wales , Brecon, Powys, Wales

3 bedroom Farmstay, Mid Wales.

Comfortable and cheerfully decorated 3 bedroom holiday barn conversion on a working farm close to the Brecon Beacons, family-friendly and dog-friendly, this is an ideal place to stay for those looking to explore the great outdoors on a cottage break in Powys.

Price range from £351 to £888 per week
Sleeps from 2 to 6 people in 3 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 2
Pet Friendly: Yes (2 dogs welcome)
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (5)
Next availability:
from 03 February 2019 to 08 February 2019; from 12 February 2019 to 15 February 2019; from 12 March 2019 to 15 March 2019;

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 £524 to £965 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 17 January 2019 to 16 February 2019; from 23 February 2019 to 06 April 2019; from 13 April 2019 to 20 April 2019;

Jasmin Harbour-View Cottage, Conwy, Conwy, Wales

1 bedroom Harbourside Cottage, North Wales and Cheshire.

Romantic holiday cottage for two with harbour views and an excellent location right by Conwy castle, fabulous location for a couple’s holiday and one pet is welcome too.

Special features: free internet access.

Price range from £299 to £599 per week
Sleeps from 1 to 2 people in 1 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 1
Pet Friendly: Yes
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (5)
Next availability:
from 17 January 2019 to 02 February 2019; from 09 February 2019 to 16 February 2019; from 09 March 2019 to 16 March 2019;

Garth Country House, Llanidloes, Powys, Wales

6 bedroom Large Country House, Mid Wales.

Large country house in Powys with 6 en-suite bedrooms and a private garden, ideal for family holidays, getaways with friends and special celebrations such as weddings.

Special features: free internet access.

Price range from £1950 to £2500 per week
Sleeps from 10 to 17 people in 6 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 6
Pet Friendly: No
Rating: Not assessed
Next availability:
from 17 January 2019 to 28 February 2019; from 04 March 2019 to 11 April 2019; from 15 April 2019 to 19 April 2019;

Llys Offa, Ruabon, Wrexham, Wales

5 bedroom Holiday Cottage , North Wales and Cheshire.

Need to find a large holiday house in Wales with excellent leisure facilities for your group of friends or family to rent? If so this 5 bedroom dog-friendly holiday home situated close to Llangollen and Offa’s Dyke with its large gardens, outdoor swimming pool, sauna, games room with snooker table and darts could be ideal.

Special features: free internet access, pool (), games room, sauna.

Price range from £830 to £2079 per week
Sleeps from 4 to 11 people in 5 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 3
Pet Friendly: Yes
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (4)
Next availability:
from 17 February 2019 to 05 April 2019; from 26 April 2019 to 07 June 2019; from 14 June 2019 to 05 July 2019;

Blaenpant Mansion, Cardigan, Pembrokeshire, Wales

6 bedroom Rural Retreat, North-Pembrokeshire.

Impressive Grade II listed mansion house with an outdoor hot tub, located in extensive gardens close to the Teifi Valley and just a short drive from lovely sandy beaches and the Cardigan Bay coastline, great house for get togethers, special celebrations (hen parties and stag parties welcome) and big family holidays.

Special features: free internet access, games room, outdoor hot tub.

Price range from £1300 to £2450 per week
Sleeps from 12 to 18 people in 6 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 2.5
Pet Friendly: Yes (2 dogs welcome)
Rating: Not assessed
Next availability:
from 17 January 2019 to 22 February 2019; from 25 February 2019 to 10 May 2019; from 12 May 2019 to 25 May 2019;