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Bryn Gwalia

(English Translation)
Ref: 1068
Criccieth, Llyn Peninsula (View Location on a map)
10 Guests
5 Bedrooms
3 Bathrooms
Accepts 1 Dog
£843 7 Night Breaks From
£12.04 Average Per Person Per Night

Change to check-in/check-out times

Due to the COVID-19 outbreak, we have temporarily adjusted our check-in to 5:30pm and check-out to 9:30am. Thank you for your understanding.

Cleaned and safe to visit

We are working with all our property owners to ensure property cleanliness and hygiene standards are consistently met. The owners of Bryn Gwalia have been advised on the latest NHS and government guidelines.

Entire Home To Yourself

You will be staying in this entire home with you and your loved ones. Plus have piece of mind that this property has an enclosed garden for added security and privacy.

Contactless entry

This property also has contactless entry, meaning you do not need to be physically greeted by the owner to receive the keys to enter this property.

Arrival Times

Check-in from 5:30PM and Check out by 9:30AM

Handpicked Highlights

Bryn Gwalia was handpicked by our team to join our portfolio. Here's just a few of the reasons we think you'll love staying in Bryn Gwalia too!

  • Large Criccieth holiday home
  • Excellent location for a family holiday
  • Fully enclosed garden, 1 dog welcome
  • 150 metres walk from 2 Blue Flag Beaches
  • Within walking distance of pubs, restaurants & shops

Excellent Quality
Rated 4.2/5 (read reviews)
Features You'll Love

  • Coastal Area
  • Dog Friendly
  • WiFi
  • Enclosed Garden
  • Private Parking
  • Family Friendly
  • Cot Available
  • Golf Courses Nearby
  • Pubs Nearby
  • Short Drive To Beach

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About Bryn Gwalia

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.
Layout & Further Information

5 Bedrooms sleeping maximum of 10. 2 Doubles both with ensuite (double shower, toilet and washbasin) one with TV. 1 Twin with TV. 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.

Cloakroom on ground floor with toilet and washbasin.

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 L-shaped Rattan furniture set seating 6 and coffee table, Freeview 32' TV, DVD, Sony DAB radio.

Utility Room with washing machine and tumble dryer, sink.

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, Freeview Smart 40' TV, Soundbar with Bluetooth, Blu ray player and collection of DVDs.

Grounds large fully enclosed garden with lawns, apple and pear trees, shrubs, flower beds and garden furniture. 6-seater picnic table in the lower garden. 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. On-road and off-road.

Fuel - Gas central heating inclusive May to September. Outside these dates £50 p/w

Dogs - Yes, 1 medium well behaved dog - £20 per week

Travel cot - Yes

Highchair - Yes

Bed linen - Included as standard

Please note: Due to the COVID-19 outbreak, certain facilities at some of our properties may not be deliverable. This may include - but is not limited to - swimming pools, hot tubs, and some shared communal areas. If you have a specific enquiry, please contact us by email here. Thank you for your understanding.

Reviews & Comments
Visitors Rate This Property 4.2/5

All our reviews are independently handled via Feefo, that means each review is a 100% verified customer visiting Bryn Gwalia.

Stuart Lloyd Verified Guest
27th April 2022

Verified Guest
10th April 2022

Bryn Gwalia suited our party of five. We found the conservatory and utility rooms particularly useful for clothes drying and boot storage. The garden was very nice, liked that it was natural. but maintained. Criccieth is a great base for anyone looking for plenty of outdoor sports. The surrounding area is stunning. The location of the house was perfect for access to the lovely restaurants and cafs. A very enjoyable holiday.

Verified Guest
15th September 2021

Verified Guest
6th September 2021

Bryn Gwalia was a great find. Fabulous location in Criccieth, just a moments walk to the front and a couple of minutes to the high street.The house is basic, but we felt we had value for money. We were a party of 9 (the house accommodates 10) and we had pretty much everything we needed for our stay, which was admittedly mainly using the house as a base.ProsGreat locationOff street parkingGood sized roomsLovely garden Good priceDishwasher/washing machine/dryerConsBig cars may struggle getting to the car parking areaLounge feels a little cramped with too much furnitureNot enough cutlery/crockery (there were not 10 each of all items)Stairs to top floor not safe for small children or elderly guestsNot as clean as we would have liked given covid concerns.Ultimately we had a lovely week, the house was a great base. We did have dry and sunny weather, if it had been wet and miserable we may have started to feel a little bit fed up. The accommodation is not luxury and is quite dated and could do with a facelift - but I guess that would drive prices up and potentially not cover the outlay.Im only rating it 3* as on the website it states luxury kitchen etc and it is definitely not, however at the price we paid we were not expecting it to be, so we were very happy, however if someone arrived expecting luxury, they would be disappointed.

Anthony Hall Verified Guest
8th August 2021

Guestbook Comments

If you've ever visited a holiday cottage before, you most likely have seen a guestbook in the property for guests to leave a review for others when they arrive. Each of the following comments was lovingly left by people just like you in the guestbook left at Bryn Gwalia.

30th August 2019

This lovely holiday house is in a really good location. We thoroughly enjoyed our stay in Criccieth.

Taylor Family
24th August 2019

We had a wonderful stay in Criccieth with a great mix of strong winds, rain and brilliant sunshine.

17th August 2019

Lovely house that suited us well. We found stuff to do in all the various weather days. The kids especially enjoyed the Cadwaladers ice cream parlour!! Thank you

Hadelouski family
10th August 2019

Lovely week, great accommodation. Also, we had a big binge on the Big Bang Theory!

Bayliss family
18th May 2019

Beautifully clean, spacious and comfortable house for all the family. We loved the different areas of the garden. We had the most wonderful stay and would definitely come back. We were even greeted by dolphins on the beach! Wonderful

About the Area

If you would like more information on the local area, please call us on 01348 837871 to speak to one of our friendly team.

Black Rock Sands at Morfa Bychan & other beaches

  • Excellent beaches are nearby.

Large Criccieth coastal holiday home on Llyn 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 Llyn Peninsula. A great base for exploring.

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Holiday cottage Criccieth - exterior
Holiday house - views towards Criccieth Castle
Large holiday house Criccieth - conservatory
Criccieth holiday house - lounge
North Wales holiday house - dining room
Criccieth holiday home, late Vitorian holiday house in seaside resort

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