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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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Tan Yr Allt Dog-Friendly Cottage, Barmouth, Gwynedd, Wales

4 bedroom Cottage, North Wales and Cheshire.

Charming 4 bedroom coastal holiday cottage with a pet-friendly policy, with sea views from some rooms, this could be a great base for discovering some of the best of coastal Snowdonia and the Snowdonia National Park.

Special features: free internet access.

Price range from £517 to £1136 per week
Sleeps from 4 to 8 people in 4 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 2
Pet Friendly: Yes
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (5)

The Granary Coastal Cottage, North Wales , Pen-y-cefn, Flintshire, Wales

2 bedroom Cottage, Wales.

Two bedroom wing of stone-built barn conversion with private enclosed lawned garden, nestled on a working farm, well located for enjoying walking, cycling, fishing and golfing nearby and conveniently located for exploring the North Wales coastline and countryside.

Price range from £256 to £546 per week
Sleeps from 1 to 4 people in 2 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 2
Pet Friendly: No
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (4)

The Priory Country House, South Wales, Saundersfoot, Pembrokeshire, Wales

6 bedroom Manor House, Pembrokeshire Coast National Park.

Traditional fine country house with 6 bedrooms, sea views and beautifully presented gardens with a convenient location just a short walk from the coastal village of Saundersfoot along the Pembrokeshire Coast, sleeps groups of up to 12 friends or family.

Special features: free internet access.

Price range from £1035 to £2745 per week
Sleeps from 4 to 12 people in 6 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 3
Pet Friendly: No
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (5)

Ty Gwyn Cottage, Llangadfan, Powys, Wales

3 bedroom Holiday Bungalow, Mid Wales.

Fantastic rural retreat, this 3 bedroom cottage benefits from an elevated hillside location along with sublime views over the Banwy valley, great base for discovering some of the best of Mid Wales.

Price range from £470 to £550 per week
Sleeps from 1 to 5 people in 3 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 2
Pet Friendly: Yes (2 dogs welcome)
Rating: Not assessed


Special Offer: from 16 January 2019 to 28 June 2019; from 16 January 2019 to 31 August 2019; from 16 January 2019 to 28 April 2019;

Caban Haf, Llanrhaeadr-ym-Mochnant, Powys, Wales

2 bedroom Log Cabin, Mid Wales.

Romantic log cabin with its own private hot tub, nestled by the Berwyn Mountains in Wales.

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

Price range from £380 to £1100 per week
Sleeps from 2 to 4 people in 2 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 2
Pet Friendly: Yes (2 dogs welcome)
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (5)


Special Offer: from 16 January 2019 to 28 February 2019;
Late availability: from 16 January 2019 to 01 March 2019;

Caban Iwrch, Llanrhaeadr-ym-Mochnant, Powys, Wales

3 bedroom Log Cabin, Mid Wales.

Idyllic traditional log cabin set at the foot of the Berwyn mountain range in glorious open countryside with a large hot tub, private veranda and barbeque, perfectly located to try a number of outdoor pursuits such as mountain biking, hiking and white water rafting.

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

Price range from £240 to £1200 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)


Special Offer: from 16 January 2019 to 28 February 2019;
Late availability: from 16 January 2019 to 01 March 2019;

Pen-y-Fedw Cottage , Llangollen, Denbighshire, Wales

1 bedroom Cottage, Llangollen.

Charming Welsh country cottage, 4 star rated and with sublime views of the Ceiriog Valley, this family-friendly and dog-friendly cottage is just 4 miles from Llangollen and could be a great base for touring Snowdonia National Park.

Special features: free internet access, outdoor hot tub.

Price range from £520 to £550 per week
Sleeps from 1 to 2 people in 1 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 1
Pet Friendly: Yes (1 dog welcome)
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (4)

Blaen Cwm, Bala, Gwynedd, Wales

1 bedroom Romantic Retreat, North Wales.

Smartly presented studio holiday accommodation within half an hour's drive of Snowdonia National Park.

Special features: free internet access.

Price range from £275 to £385 per week
Sleeps from 1 to 2 people in 1 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 1
Pet Friendly: No
Rating: Not assessed

Rhowniar Country House, Aberdovey, Gwynedd, Wales

7 bedroom Large Country House, North Wales.

Searching for a large holiday house in Snowdonia for a big group of friends or family? This 7 bedroom property sleeps up to 14 people in spacious accommodation and boasts a games room with snooker table and table tennis, as well as large gardens, plus country views and an excellent location within Snowdonia National Park, just a short drive from the coast.

Special features: free internet access, games room.

Price range from £1500 to £3000 per week
Sleeps from 7 to 14 people in 7 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 2
Pet Friendly: No (1 dog welcome)
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (4)

Lower Lodge, Monmouth, Monmouthshire, Wales

4 bedroom Rural Retreat, Wye Valley.

Idyllic Wye Valley rural retreat with tranquil country views and 4 bedrooms, just 10 minutes' drive from Monmouth.

Special features: free internet access.

Price range from £705 to £1400 per week
Sleeps from 2 to 8 people in 4 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 4
Pet Friendly: Yes (2 dogs welcome)
Rating: Not assessed

The Corn Mill, Solva, Pembrokeshire, Wales

4 bedroom Converted Watermill, South Wales.

Unique holiday home, originally a watermill, sleeps 8, with pretty gardens and quiet location close to the beautiful Pembrokeshire Coast and seaside town of Solva.

Special features: free internet access.

Price range from £995 to £1595 per week
Sleeps from 1 to 8 people in 4 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 3
Pet Friendly: No
Rating: Not assessed

The Corn Loft, Solva, Pembrokeshire, Wales

1 bedroom Stone-Built Cottage, Pembrokeshire Coast National Park.

Absolutely stunning romantic retreat with exposed wooden beams situated in the rural hamlet of Middle Mill in the Solva Valley, just one mile from the seaside town of Solva and conveniently close to the Pembrokeshire Coast National Park.

Special features: free internet access.

Price range from £395 to £545 per week
Sleeps from 1 to 2 people in 1 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 1
Pet Friendly: No
Rating: Not assessed

Old Toms Cottage, Tenby, Pembrokeshire, Wales

3 bedroom Cottage, West Wales - Pembrokeshire Coast.

Three bedroom family-friendly and pet-friendly holiday cottage located on an award winning holiday village from which you can enjoy wonderful countryside views down the valley out towards the sea, stay here and benefit from free use of excellent shared leisure facilities during your stay including an indoor heated swimming pool, sauna and gym plus with crazy golf and a children’s play area, this place is ideal for families.

Special features: free internet access, pool (20 yards from our cottage), tennis court, games room, sauna.

Price range from £100 to £995 per week
Sleeps from 2 to 6 people in 3 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 1
Pet Friendly: Yes (2 dogs welcome)
Rating: Not assessed

Ty Tanglwyst Farm Cottages, Porthcawl, Bridgend, Wales

4 bedroom Farmstay Cottages, South Wales coast.

Small collection of charming farm cottages nestled in the countryside, just 10 minutes' drive from the South Wales coast.

Special features: free internet access.

Price range from £560 to £790 per week
Sleeps from 3 to 8 people in 4 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 2
Pet Friendly: No
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (4)

Vulcan Lodge Cottages, Rhayader, Powys, Wales

9 bedroom Cottage Complex, Mid Wales.

A collection of delightful holiday cottages close to the beautiful Elan Valley, these cottages are both family-friendly and pet-friendly and one is wheelchair accessible.

Special features: free internet access.

Price range from £270 to £840 per week
Sleeps from 2 to 22 people in 9 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 8
Pet Friendly: Yes (2 dogs welcome)
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (4)

Woodland Waterfalls, Llanidloes, Powys, Wales

2 bedroom Cottage, Mid Wales.

Two bedroom rural retreat in a secluded setting, nestled in some 2 acres of grounds with impressive views of the nearby hills and wooden valleys.

Special features: free internet access.

Price range from £225 to £333 per week
Sleeps from 1 to 4 people in 2 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 1
Pet Friendly: Yes (2 dogs welcome)
Rating: Not assessed

Wagtails Apartment on Gower, Llanmadoc, Gower, Wales

1 bedroom Romantic Retreat, Gower Peninsula.

A lovely little dog friendly one bedroom (en suite) holiday apartment with driveway parking to front door, located in Llanmadoc Village.

Special features: free internet access.

Price range from £295 to £575 per week
Sleeps from 1 to 2 people in 1 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 1
Pet Friendly: Yes
Rating: Not assessed

Mill Lodge, Solva, Pembrokeshire, Wales

2 bedroom Stone-Built Cottage, West Wales.

Two bedroom family-friendly stone-built holiday cottage in the Solva Valley, close the coastal town of Solva, ideal for discovering the Pembrokeshire coast.

Special features: free internet access.

Price range from £500 to £900 per week
Sleeps from 1 to 4 people in 2 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 2
Pet Friendly: No
Rating: Not assessed

Pen-Y-Fron Dogs-Welcome Cottage, North Wales , Llanrwst, Conwy, Wales

2 bedroom Cottage, North Wales.

Picture perfect 2 bedroom stone-built country cottage located on a hillside within the Conwy Valley, with an attractive garden, hill views and a location within Snowdonia National Park, this holiday home has plenty to recommend it.

Price range from £270 to £570 per week
Sleeps from 1 to 4 people in 2 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 1
Pet Friendly: Yes (1 dog welcome)
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (4)

Grouse Lodge, St. Asaph, Denbighshire, Wales

2 bedroom Real-Wood Lodge, North Wales.

Treat yourself to a rural retreat break at this fantastic high quality wooden holiday lodge just 8 miles from the golden sandy beaches of the North Wales coast, set in a lovely rural location with gorgeous views over the River Elwy Valley, this charming holiday lodge is a great place for either a romantic break or a family holiday with its warm bubbly outdoor hot tub and enclosed garden.

Special features: free internet access, outdoor hot tub.

Price range from £700 to £840 per week
Sleeps from 2 to 4 people in 2 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 1
Pet Friendly: Yes (1 dog welcome)
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (4)