Bryn Gwalia Criccieth, Lleyn Peninsula

£635 - £2115 per week

Why We Reccommend Bryn Gwalia

Large Criccieth holiday home between Porthmadog & Abersoch within walking distance of blue flag beach, pubs, restaurants & shops - sleeps 10 spacious.


Large Criccieth holiday home within walking distance of beaches & castle
  • This spacious and comfortable home sleeps up to 10 people to a high standard with a lounge and dining room at the front of the property.
  • Two leather sofas, wooden floors and feature stone fireplace make the sitting room welcoming and comfortable.
  • A rear conservatory overlooks a large garden with wooden benches placed in the shade of mature apple and pear trees.
  • The bedrooms, (2 en-suite) are well equipped and four have lovely views of the Castle and the fifth has views of the garden and towards Snowdonia.
  • With a homely atmosphere, this large Criccieth holiday home is popular with both large (sleeps 10) and small groups.
  • 150 metres walk from two beaches.


Black Rock Sands at Morfa Bychan & other beaches
  • Excellent beaches are nearby. 
Large Criccieth coastal holiday home on Lleyn Peninsula
  • Criccieth is a pristine resort with 2 Blue Flag beaches, one either side of the romantic ruined Welsh castle. There are excellent locally owned shops, supermarket, banks, post office, fuel station, internet cafe, chemist, doctor, pubs, high quality restaurants and tea rooms all within walking distance. Cadwalader's ice cream and a nearby fish and chip shop make a delicious quick and easy meal - a great alternative to cooking! Markets are held on Wednesdays and Sundays (May - Sept)
Black Rock Llamas, near Porthmadog
  • Discover the thrill of taking these beautiful creatures for a 1.5 hour walking adventure. With their gentle affectionate nature, big eyes, long eyelashes and intelligence you will find them appealing and perfect walking companions. Book to avoid disappointment, Tel 01766 513344
Llyn Coastal Path near Criccieth holiday home
  • The Coastal Path can be joined here and as it meanders inland it reaches Llanystumdwy, the childhood home of Lloyd George, where there is a museum and very special riverside woodland walks to enjoy.
Osprey RSPB Hide Glaslyn The only breeding pair in Wales
  • Ospreys nest on the Glaslyn River inland from Porthmadog and the RSPB have a 'hide' here and cameras in the nest to show live footage of the bird's development, with the backdrop of Snowdon this is a lovely spot and a good starting point from which to explore Snowdonia.
RSPB Ynys hir
  • Near Machynlleth, 7 hides within the Welsh oak woodland and wet grassland. Look out for birds of prey. The visitors centre has a shop and cafe.
Llanberis Lake Railway
  • Enjoy spectacular views of Snowdonia from your seat on the train. Look out for 13th C Dolbadarn Castle before passing the scenic shores of Padarn Lake on the way to Penllyn.
Ffestiniog & Welsh Highland Railways at Porthmadog and Cambrian Coast Line Trains all within a short drive or train ride of Bryn Gwalia
  • The bustling harbour town of Porthmadog is home to The Ffestiniog and Welsh Highland Railways. One at each end of town.
Glasfryn, Y Ffor
  • A great day out for the whole family with something to please everyone. Choose from ten pin bowling, karting, wake park, quad bikes, fishing, archery, the kids zone and much more. Eat in one of two restaurants or take a picnic and stock up on delicious local produce at the farm shop before going home.
The Fairbourne Railway
  • Buy one ticket at Fairbourne and ride all day on this 1895 railway from Fairbourne to Barmouth.
Llanstumdwy Boyhood Home of Lloyd George near large Criccieth holiday home
  • Do visit the picturesque village of Llanstumdwy the boy hood home and museum of great 20th C statesman Lloyd George. Across the road is Tafarn y Plu a traditional family friendly Welsh inn serving real ales and good pub food.
The Goat Inn, Bryncir
  • Enjoy a meal in the warm convivial atmosphere of the Goat Inn particularly popular for Sunday lunch.
  • The pretty seaside resort of Abersoch in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty is popular for its sandy beaches, chic cafe culture, boutique shopping and sailing waters. The town hosts a number of events throughout the year. Read more about Abersoch.
Bryn Tocyn Hotel Good food Guide
  • This successful family run hotel overlooking Cardigan Bay and Snowdonia has been in business for 60 years and in the Good Food Guide since 1957. Treat your selves to a special celebratory meal in one of the most respected restaurants in Wales.
The Golden Fleece Inn, Tremadog
  • The Golden Fleece Inn and bistro serve meals renowned for quality and value for money. Dogs are welcome in the covered courtyard.
Cemlyn Tea Shop, Harlech
  • Not just a tea shop - but an award winning member of the Tea Councils Guild. Enjoy delicious teas with views of 13th C Harlech Castle, the Royal St Davids Golf Club and the sea.
Days away
Visit north Wales hotspots
  • Caernarfon Castle is one of the most impressive castles in Wales built by Edward 1 to subdue the Welsh population. Now home to the fascinating Museum of the Royal Welsh Fusiliers, Wales' oldest regiment. the small town of Llanberis sits at the base of Snowdonia. Board the Snowdon Mountain Railway from here and take a ride to the 'top of the world'. Hafod Eryri is a spectacular state of the art visitor centre, skillfully and painstakingly built on top of the mountain to provide shelter, sustenance and breath taking views over the Snowdonia massif. While in Llanberis visit Electric Mountain, Llanberis Lake Railway, the National Slate Museum and Llyn Padarn (lake).

Large holiday home in Criccieth at the gateway to the Lleyn Peninsula. A great base for exploring.


5 Bedrooms sleeping maximum of 10. 2 Doubles both with ensuite (double shower, toilet and washbasin) one with TV. 1 Twin. All on 1st floor. 1 Twin and 1 Double on 2nd floor with TV.
Take care please, steep stairs to 2nd floor.

Bathroom on 1st floor with bath, toilet, wash basin, shower cubicle.

Kitchen fully fitted luxury kitchen with double oven cooker, microwave, dishwasher, freezer, fridge/freezer, fridge, DAB radio and CD player, table and chairs seating 4.

Conservatory 6 easy chairs, radio/cassette, bookcase with collection of books. Free view TV and DVD.

Utility Room with washing machine and tumble dryer, sink.

Cloakroom on ground floor with toilet and washbasin.

Dining Room oak dining table and leather/oak chairs seating 10, oak floor, stone fireplace with gas fire

Lounge 2 x 3 seater leather sofas, leather easy chair, 2 leather beanbags, oak floor, stone fireplace with gas fire, Free view led TV, Blue Ray player with BBC i Player, dab micro-hifi, collection of DVD's and CD's.

Grounds large fully enclosed garden with lawns, apple and pear trees, shrubs, flower beds and garden furniture. Care with toddlers please, some uneven steps.

Refundable Security Deposit of £100 payable on all bookings

Additional Information


Short breaks - Winter

WiFi - Yes (superfast)

Changeover - Saturday

Towels - No

Parking - Yes, ample

Fuel - Gas central heating inclusive May to September. Outside these dates £30 p/w

Dogs - No

Travel cot - Yes

Highchair - Yes 


Is there parking for at least one car within the cottage grounds? Yes

Is there a gate to open? Yes

If no parking within the grounds is there parking within 100m? Yes

Does this parking have reserved disabled spaces (min width 3.6m)? Yes

Are there paths? Yes

Are paths level and firm? Yes

Type of suface Gravel

Are there dropped kerbs or changes in level? Yes

Are paths at least 1.2m wide? Yes

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