Ty Hir Near Criccieth And Porthmadog & Black Rock Sands

£465 - £1155 per week

Why We Reccommend Ty Hir

Welsh historic holiday cottage on the Lleyn Peninsula near Borth y Gest a restored long house on the Snowdonia border near Black Rock Sands, Criccieth. Dogs


Lleyn Peninsula historic holiday cottage, a restored 18th century long house. Dogs welcome
  • This Lleyn Peninsula historic holiday cottage is a beautifully and distinctively restored 18th century longhouse, stylish and cosy, attached to an Elizabethan farmhouse, Hen Dy - Property Ref 056. The owners live in the nearby farmstead, an excellent source of local information. Dogs welcome.
  • Décor and furnishings throughout are an eclectic mixture of Scandinavian, French and Welsh influences.
  • Warm, intimate sitting room - book lined walls and a gallery and a large comfortable kitchen with Aga, cushioned wall seating and small sash windows.
  • Last minute short breaks are possible at this Lleyn Peninsula historic holiday cottage near the Snowdonia border. Please phone for availability and price.
  • A trout stream meanders through the owner's land - ideal for fishing.


Cycling & Walking
  • Take a peaceful walk/cycle ride along the wide hard surfaced scenic pathway with views of Snowdonia and the Lleyn mountains dramatically descending to the sea, which runs 100 yards from cottage - originally the railway track from Porthmadog down into Caernarfon (12 miles) (dogs welcome)
Cwm Pennant & Borth y Gest Sands
  • Walk Cwm Pennant (one of the most beautiful valleys in Wales) behind the cottage and with its timeless qualities of tranquillity and peace is sure to restore the most jaded of spirits! Dogs welcome.
  • Borth-y-Gest is a small, pretty harbour village with sheltered, sandy, coves.
Criccieth Castle, Town & Beaches
  • Criccieth, just 6 miles away, is overlooked by its medieval castle and has golden beaches  - lots of good places to eat -  a wide range of local amenities including bank, post office, internet cafe, chemist, health centre, filling station, supermarket and not forgetting delicious ice creams at Cadwaller's.
Porthmadog & the Welsh Highland Railway a short drive from this Lleyn Peninsula historic holiday cottage
  • Porthmadog with the ' Cob' (mile long causeway across the estuary mouth) and home to the Ffestiniog and Welsh Highland Railway is within a short drive.
Portmeirion Italianate Village
  • Portmeirion is an Italianate village designed by Sir Williams-Ellis with wonderful views across Tremadog Bay and the spectacularly located village of Beddgelert - riverside walks along the banks of the Glaslyn and Colwyn Rivers - are also within easy reach of this 18th century longhouse for self-catering in Wales.
Trefriw Woollen Mill 
  • Between Llandudno and Llanwnda is a 180 year old working woollen mill museum. Do call in to see the weaving in action, browse the products for sale and enjoy a cup of tea and a cake.
Brynkir Woollen Mill - just 1 mile away
  • Watch the production from raw wool to the final product in this well estblished business which has been running since 1850. Stay for a cup of tea and a cake.
  • Evening entertainment can be found at Harlech Theatre, a world of drama, music & dance or the Galeri Theatr in Caernarfon an exciting venue which includes theatre, cinema art space and a cafe bar.
Lleyn Peninsula Beaches 
  • There are many lovely beaches along the Peninsula's coastline including Foryd Bay, Dinas Dinlle (NT), Llandanwg, Warren, Black Rock, two at Criccieth and Harlech beach.
Grapevine Steakhouse & Bistro
  • The Grapevine Steakhouse & Bistro in Porthmadog offers an a la carte menu including Welsh steaks, pasta and fish dishes served in a relaxed atmosphere 
Days away

  • The 823 square mile Snowdonia National Park is within an easy drive. Discover a breathtaking landscape of rugged coast and majestic mountains full of places of interest and thrilling adventures.Award winning Zip World offers you adventure activities galore from the high Zip Wire to Bounce Below and Fforest Coaster Have you got a head for heights? Zip World Fforest offers an exhilarating high level  journey through the trees with a variety of obstacles to negotiate. 

This historic long house on the Lleyn Peninsula is a characterful and comfortable cottage for memorable holidays.


2 Bedrooms sleeping a maximum of 4. 1 Twin and 1 Double. All on ground floor.

Bathroom Victorian country style bath with hand held shower, toilet, washbasin.

Kitchen with Aga, 2 ring electric hob, microwave, dishwasher, fridge/freezer, washing machine. Large refectory table, long bench, 3 chairs, cushioned wall seating, TV, Victorian glass fronted cupboard, stable doors to garden.

Sitting Room multi fuel stove, large couch, 1 wing chair, Indian style bench, TV/video, Victorian writing desk, book lined walls and book-lined gallery, French doors leading to grounds.

Grounds enclosed lawn and seating area large mature trees, garden furniture. Access to 90 acres of farmland with fishing in nearby river. Cycle track 200 yards away.

Maid and baby sitting service available.

Additional Information


Short breaks - Winter

WiFi - Yes

Changeover - Friday

Towels - No

Parking - Yes, ample

Fuel - 1 bag of coal, 1 wheelbarrow of logs, oil central heating £40 p/w October to April. Outside these dates electric heaters are provided plus Aga

Dogs - 2. £25 each p/w (Sorry no cats)

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

Where to find Ty Hir

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