Holiday cottages in North Wales
Holiday cottages in North Wales are an increasingly popular way to enjoy the rich and varied beauty of the area, from its stunning beaches to dramatic mountains, historic market towns to refreshing countryside.
The assorted attractions of North Wales make it the perfect destination for all types of holiday, whether that is a romantic getaway, family break, adrenalin-fuelled adventure or a wildlife-spotting remote retreat.
The white beaches of the Isle of Anglesey are perfect for a romantic sunset stroll or a high-octane ride on a speedboat. You can even wind down with a delicious dinner of famous Anglesey oysters or start the day off with a breakfast of laver bread, the unique Welsh dish made with seaweed. The north shore of Wales offers popular family beaches at Lladudno complete with Victorian pier, or the unspoiled stretches of sand at Llanfairechan, while Colwyn Bay is a hive of activity from water sports to fishing, walking to sandcastle-building.
The coastline on the north west shores is no less enticing, opening out to the Irish Sea, with the popular Abersoch welcoming wakeboarders and other thrill-seekers. The Snowdonia coastline is both dramatic and peaceful, with Bardsey Island well worth a visit for its wildlife and tranquil isolation, the expansive sands of Aberdyfi offer spectacular views across the estuary, while Barmouth offers all the charms of the beach with the thrill of the fairground too. Away from the coast, Snowdonia is famed for its mountains, including Mount Snowdon, the highest point in Wales, perfect for admiring on foot or while cycling through the National Park. The awe-inspiring region boasts some inspirational holiday cottages with fantastic views and you will find no shortage of snug bolt-holes to truly get away from it all among the mountains of Snowdonia the or rustic countryside of North Wales. The landscape changes again as you near the Borderlands, with gentle hills covered in heather and limestone cliffs making The Clwydian Range popular with walkers, cyclists and horse riders, while the industrial heritage of Wrexham can be admired in the iconic Pontcysyllte Aqueduct which spans the valley of the River Dee and has recently been named a World Heritage Site.
As well as stunning landscapes, North Wales is an area rich in culture too with the Welsh language still spoken, while the heritage and history of North Wales is preserved in magical style at the stunning castles of Caernarfon, Criccieth and Harlech.
Find you own Welsh castle or cosy escape by browsing our selection of holiday cottages in North Wales today.