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Ty Hir

(English Translation)
Ref: 925
Llyn Peninsula, near Criccieth & Black Rock Sands (View Location on a map)
4 Guests
2 Bedrooms
1 Bathroom
Accepts 2 Dogs
£579 7 Night Breaks From
£20.68 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.

As seen in The Telegraph (26th November 2020)

Recommended Winter Breaks 2020

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 Ty Hir 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.

Arrival Times

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

Handpicked Highlights

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

  • Llyn Peninsula holiday cottage near Black Rock Sands, Criccieth & Porthmadog
  • Dog-friendly welcoming 2 dogs with an enclosed lawn
  • Aga, wood-burner with coal & logs provided
  • WiFi, plenty of parking, TV & DVD, library of books
  • Can be booked along with cottage next door

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

  • Dog Friendly
  • WiFi
  • Enclosed Garden
  • Private Parking
  • Real Fire
  • Ground Floor Facilities
  • Family Friendly
  • Period Cottage
  • Cot Available

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About Ty Hir

Llyn Peninsula historic holiday cottage, a restored 18th-century longhouse. Dogs welcome

  • This Llyn 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.
  • Decor 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 Llyn 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.
Layout & Further Information

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 babysitting service available.

Additional Information

Short breaks - Yes, excluding peak weeks and Summer

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

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 5/5

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Carol Deakin Verified Guest
5th October 2021

Everything you need - whatever the weather! The owner is always available - even when we ran out toilet rolls! Loved the number of books around, just like home. Not stingy either in terms of heating so it was worth paying a little more for out of season heating in September. The bathroom reminded us of Landmark Trust ones - nice to have a bath but the shower attachment fiddly and tricky to use - only a small gripe though. The kitchen is spacious and very warm with the Aga always on - great to dry clothes. Overall, such a nice property - it made our dog feel at home!

Verified Guest
7th July 2021

Jen Williamson Verified Guest
24th May 2019

Reply from: Quality Cottages Team

Thank you for your 5 star review.

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 Ty Hir.

Alison, Ian and Molly(the dog)
13th June 2013

What a wonderful, relaxing week we've had in your beautiful cottage. Thank you so much for being such warm and welcoming hosts and for providing the little touches that make such a difference. We are now devotees of Aga cooking and Ian is (finally) the wood burner king! We have been so warm and comfortable, even during the deluge earlier in the week.We'll be sure to recommend you.

Patricia and Matthew
13th June 2013

We have enjoyed our stay at Derwin and are sorry that the time has come when we must leave. Thank you for your hospitality and care, we very much appreciate it. The cottage and the surroundings are wonderful, simply could not be bettered.

Emma, Phil and Harry
13th June 2013

We wanted thanks to come to you again for our stay in Derwin. We wanted Harrys first holiday to be special and we certainly left feeling happy and relaxed. The peace and quiet of your cottages, the surroundings and the comfort of our break will be bringing us back again soon and would love to help with the animals next time.

Helen, Stuart, Kaya and Pippa (the dog)
13th June 2013

Thank you so very much for the welcoming fire and the lovely flowers and the wine. We have had a lovely week in the cottage. It is very comfortable and the decor is beautiful (many inspired touches) We wanted for nothing.

Sylvia,Jim and Hazel
13th June 2013

lovely cottage, lovely holiday. Thank you for your helpfulness and wine.

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.

Cycling & Walking

  • Take a peaceful walk/cycle ride along the wide hard surfaced scenic pathway with views of Snowdonia and the Llyn 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 Llyn 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.

Llyn 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 Llyn Peninsula is a characterful and comfortable cottage for memorable holidays.

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Pet friendly Llyn Peninsula holiday cottage - lounge
Pet friendly 2 bed Porthmadog holiday cottage - exterior
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Llyn Peninsula holiday cottage - lounge
Pet friendly Llyn Peninsula holiday cottage - lounge
Pet friendly Llyn Peninsula holiday cottage - lounge

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