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Bwthyn yr Eglwys

Betws-y-Coed - North Wales Snowdonia

This Snowdonia self catering cottage for 4 offers a great place to relax in the middle of the National Park. Short walking distance of a village pub and shop.
  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Enclosed garden or courtyard
  • Sorry, no pets allowed
  • WiFi internet
58733
£313 - £637 per week *

Description

This Snowdonia self catering cottage offers a great place to relax in the middle of the National Park, with the added bonus of being within a short walking distance of a village pub and shop. Located on a quiet side street in the heart of the mountain village of Dolwyddelan, this lovely terraced stone cottage is a stone's throw from Dolwyddelan Castle and just 5 miles from Swallow Falls and Betws y Coed. Views to the front across open fields, mountains to the rear and excellent walks from the doorstep.

Ground Floor

A comfortable, spacious lounge featuring a fireplace with a woodburner effect electric fire welcomes you to this luxury Snowdonia self catering cottage. Flat screen freeview TV, DVDs and player, CD player and good lighting. The room is light and airy and enjoys views onto a field and valley at the front and patio and hill at rear of the cottage.

Large kitchen diner with patio doors and view of Moel Siabod. Electric hob and oven, dishwasher, microwave, fridge and freezer. Generously equipped for those who enjoy eating at home.

Utility room with washing machine, WC and hand basin. There is also a cupboard by the front door that offers a spacious area for coats and shoes, vacuum cleaner, ironing board and clothes airer etc.

Upstairs

Bedroom 1: Pretty double bedroom with drawers, wardrobe and matching fabric furnishings. Outlook over valley and field.

Bedroom 2: Twin room with drawers and wardrobe. Attractive curtains and matching wardrobe feature. Outlook meadow and hills.

Attractive bathroom with bath, WC and separate electric shower cubicle. Shaver socket.

Garden

This Snowdonia self catering cottage has an enclosed paved patio to the rear with garden furniture and countryside views.

Additional Information

Bed linen, towels and tea towels provided. 

Heating (night storage heaters) and electricity included.

Hairdryer provided.

Although there is no tumble dryer, washing will dry overnight on the clothes airer if left by the storage heaters. There is also a rotary dryer for the patio.

Mobile signal for most networks.

Wifi available at the cottage.

Storeroom with plenty of space and hooks for waterproofs, boots, rucksacks, bikes etc.

Parking available directly outside cottage on quiet road.

Sorry, no pets or smoking in the cottage

This property has a £150 good housekeeping refundable bond, which is payable to Best of Wales along with the balance of your holiday. Alternatively, you can waiver this bond by paying a non-refundable fee of £5 per person instead.

Features

  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Enclosed garden or courtyard
  • Sorry, no pets allowed
  • WiFi internet
  • Saturday changeover
  • 24 Miles from a beach
  • 0.1 Mile from a pub
  • 0.1 Mile from a shop
  • Private parking
  • Bed linen provided
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • No smoking
  • No towels provided
  • No tumble dryer
  • Washing machine
  • No highchair available
  • No travel cot available

Prices

Reviews

Very peaceful, it was perfect. Great place in Centre of North Wales to all areas from.
Recommends: Llangollen canals. Llandudno too.
Sally from Kent - 4th June 2017
We all really enjoyed our stay at Ty Talcen, no complaints whatsoever. Thankyou Gaenor!
Recommends: Come to Machynlleth Comedy Festival 2018, it's brilliant!Susannah from London - 2nd May 2017
Very comfortable & well equipped house. Everything was great for our stay.
Tips: Take clothes for all weathers. Learn to slow down & enjoy every aspect of the location.Family from Castleford - 2nd May 2017
Stress free. Excellent advice given by phone. Suggestions made helped us find the perfect property for us.
Recommendations: Bodnant Gardens - beautiful. Betws y Coed guided walks.Family from London - 27th August 2016
Quaint cottage, beautifully modernised in very central area of the Snowdonia National Park, for which we were visiting. The local ladies in the corner were shop very friendly and helpful. Make sure you bring plenty of coins for car parks.Megan from Berkshire - 4th June 2016

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Gwydyr forest, Betws Y Coed

Gwydyr Forest is located in the heart of the Snowdonia National Park. It is host to a mixture of diverse habitats and species and is a key site to watch wildlife as there is so much to see and do. There are upland lakes, major rivers, upland oak woodlands, large conifers and open spaces, all of which provide a varied habitat for all sorts of birds, mammals and plants. The park can be explored on f...

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Walking Moel Siabod Mountain, Snowdonia

Moel Siabod offers the classic mountain walk at the very heart of Snowdonia. The mountain sits isolated from the other peaks of northern Snowdonia, above the villages of Betws-y-Coed and Capel Curig. At 872m (2860 feet) it's the 22nd highest peak in Wales. Moel Siabod is everything a mountain should be - shapely, challenging, rewarding and offers the most marvellous views.

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Betws Y Coed Walk

This Betws y Coed walk goes for 5 miles from Gwydir Forest to Pont y Pair Bridge and takes 2-3 hours. Along this route you will experience stunning mountain scenery, plus some of the area’s hidden gems; Llyn Elsi, Ancaster Memorial, Miners Bridge and Pont y Fair bridge.

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Gwydyr Stables, Penmachno

Individuals or groups are always welcome at this horse-riding centre, 3 miles from Betws y Coed. Gwydyr Stables are situated in Penmachno, at the heart of the Conwy Valley surrounded by stunning countryside. The staff are all fully trained and qualified and they have 30 horses to choose from depending on size and ability. The stables are open all year and during the summer evening rides can be arr...

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Dolwyddelan Castle

Dolwyddelan, a mountain stronghold of the Welsh Princes, stands in a magnificent location deep in Snowdonia. It was built between about 1210 and 1240 by Llywelyn the Great, ruler of Snowdonia, to control a strategic pass through his mountainous kingdom. The core of the castle, the rectangular stone tower, was restored in Victorian times. It can be seen from miles around, standing proud on a ridge ...

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Local Area

Bwthyn yr Eglwys is an old miner’s cottage in the small village of Dolwyddelan with fields to front and rear. It has a small garden and paved patio. There is a beautiful view of Moel Siabod from the front and rear of this beautiful Snowdonia self catering cottage and from the kitchen windows.

After a long day of walking, the village inn (also with free wifi) provides the perfect place for a rewarding drink before retiring back to the comforts of the cottage. ‘Ty Gwyn’ is another option – an old coaching inn about 4 miles down the main road which also offers a wonderful, extensive menu with hearty portions. Various other options can be found 5 miles from the cottage in Betws-y-Coed, with its range of cafés, restaurants and bars. There is a very well stocked shop with long opening hours about 150 metres from the cottage for your daily newspaper and fresh produce, just in case you feel like doing some home cooking.

Located between Betws-y-Coed (North Wales’ main walking centre) and Blaenau Ffestiniog, this Snowdonia self catering cottage has a wide range of activities on its doorstep, including walking, trekking, canoeing, tree-top climbing, mountain biking, golfing and fishing. Top attractions in the area include Dolwyddelan Castle, Fairy Glen, Swallow Falls and Conwy Falls (which also has a café with a wonderful selection of speciality teas and coffee and tasty cakes).

Also recommended are the range of interesting local walks from the cottage, Ffestiniog Railway and Llechwedd Slate Caverns in Blaenau Ffestiniog. There is also a Local Information Centre in Betws-y-Coed. 'Nowhere is too far in Snowdonia' - the beaches on the North Wales Coast are all within an hours scenic drive. Llandudno and Conwy (20 miles) are smart seaside resorts with shops, castles etc. Porthmadog (24 miles) is a small harbour town with gift shops, steam trains and good eating places.

Walking

Moel Siabod (Snowdonia mountain walk) – Dolwyddelan over to Capel Curig. Rewarding route for experienced walkers. 0.5 miles.

Gwydir Forest to Pont y Pair Bridge – 5 mile walk starting from Betws-y-Coed. Suitable for all ages (2-3 hours). 5 miles from cottage.

Llanrwst Walk – Llanrwst. Easy / moderate 3.5 mile circular walk (approx 2 hours). 9 miles from cottage.

Carneddau (Snowdonia mountain walks) – Challenging walks, including the 2nd and 3rd highest peaks in Wales. Nearest route starts in Helyg, Capel Curig. 10 miles

The Glyderau (Snowdonia mountain walks) – Llyn Ogwen. Challenging range including 5 of the 14 highest peaks in Wales. 10 miles from cottage.

Geirionydd & Crafnant Lakes (passing Fairy Falls) – Trefriw. Moderate circular walk (approx 3 hours). 11 miles from cottage.

Llyn Cowlyd (Snowdonia Leisure Walk) – Trefriw. Moderate / strenuous walk (approx 3 hours). 11 miles from cottage.

Fishing

River Llugwy – Betws-y-Coed. Here you will find 2.5 miles of river that can be fished either with bait or fly. 5 miles.

Llyn Crafnant – Try your hand at catching local trout in the beautiful surroundings of Conwy Valley. 11 miles.

Water sports

The Fairy Glen – This is a thrilling experience for the expert canoeists among you! 2km of the best hard sections of the British Isles await you along the Fairy Glen, Betws-y-Coed. 5 miles.

Golf

Betws y Coed Golf Club – 18 hole golf course, open to non members all year round. 5 miles.

Cycling

Gwydir Forest - Mountain biking with miles of forest trails, including the Marin Trail. Suitable for all levels. 7 miles from cottage.

Penmachno Trail – This 18 mile trail takes you through the scenic countryside of the Conwy Valleys. 9 miles

Horse riding

Gwydyr Stables – Penmachno. Individuals or groups welcome. Fully trained and qualified staff along with the 30 horses to choose from depending on size and ability. 7 miles.