Arthfan Between Dolgellau & Barmouth

£425 - £1030 per week

Why We Reccommend Arthfan

Pet friendly holiday cottage near Dolgellau & Aberdyfi, Mawddach Estuary and Cadair Idris in fabulous walking area sleeps 4. Sandy beach Barmouth.


Pet friendly holiday cottage near Dolgellau and Mawddach Estuary
  • A delightful little pet friendly holiday cottage near Dolgellau and Mawddach Estuary nestling in the foothills of lovely Cader Idris, Wales' second highest peak - a true ' escape to the country' .
  • Cosy and comfortable stone built holiday cottage with an open plan ground floor and with French doors opening out onto the grounds - magnificent views.
  • White leather sofas with colourful cushions, honey coloured pine furniture and kitchen cupboards, wooden floors throughout and wood burner style electric fire make this a pleasant light and airy living space.
  • Other nearby cottage belonging to this owner ~Gotras (1015 )~


Walking & Mountain Biking Coed y Brenin Forest Centre
  • Public footpaths are within walking distance of both Gors y Gader 1063 and Arthfan and this is an ideal location for enjoying the increasingly popular sport of mountain biking with world-class purpose built trails at Coed y Brenin Forest Centre. 

Family Attractions in Snowdonia

  • Visit Zip World for a wealth of family fun. Try Bounce Below trampolines strung across an old slate cavern and lit by colourful neon lights. Hurtle through the forest on the Fforest Coaster, toboggans on rails. Ride at 100 mph on Europe's longest zip wire. Try learning or improving your surfing skills at state of the art Surf Snowdonia's Wave Lagoon far from the sea.

Pet friendly holiday cottage near Fairbourne Railway

  • Pay once and ride all day on this nostalgic 1895 railway from Fairbourne to Barmouth. The sandy beach backed by a pebble ridge at Fairbourne has Blue Flag status and amazing coastal views.
Dolgellau Market Town near Cadir Idris cottage
  • Enjoy peace and tranquillity with beautiful scenic walks or drive the mountain road down to the market town of Dolgellau. Northward takes you up to the car park and picnic area at the start of the Cader Idris climb - the walk to the summit is fairly strenuous, only for the fit!
  • Dolgellau just 2 miles away from the holiday cottage with a good range of local amenities including interesting individual shops, supermarket, bank, post office, cafe with WiFi, chemist, doctors surgery, vet and filling station.It is an interesting town full of 17th and 18th century architecture, myriad lanes, alleyways lined with pretty cottages and town houses and a monthly Farmers Market - excellent food, fruit and vegetables. 
Fairbourne, Barmouth, Mawddach Estuary & Dysynni Valley
  • Fairbourne and Barmouth are only a few miles away from this pet friendly holiday cottage and are the nearest beaches with safe bathing. 
Mawddach Estuary near pet friendly holiday cottage
  • Walk or cycle along the Mawddach Estuary Trail - Wales' finest, the flat disused railway track winds its way along the southern edge of the Estuary from Dolgellau to Barmouth and can be joined at various points along the way.
  • Another delightful drive is down to the village of Arthog passing Cregenan Lakes with panoramic views of the estuary.
  • Dysynni Valley, a remote place and an ornitholigists paradise with Red Kite, cormorants and buzzards at Bird' s Rock and the romantic ruins of Castell y Bere, once home to Welsh Princes is a lovely drive away. 
Aberdyfi Seaside Town
  • Aberdyfi is a beautiful seaside town on the Dyffi Estuary with interesting shops and the famous Penhelig Hotel - superb food in stylish surroundings. 
The Centre for Alternative Technology & National Folk Music Centre
  • This is one of the world' s most renowned eco-centres, full of positive ideas on how to combat global warming - an interesting day out in all weathers and in nearby Machynlleth there is a vegetarian cafĂ© - delicious home made food - vegetable curries and gooey chocolate cookies to die for!
  • National Centre for Welsh Folk Music at Dolgellau is an award winning visitor attraction. 
Shell Island & Tywyn Beach
  • Beachcombers will love Shell Island, shells are found in abundance particularly after storms.
  • Tywyn has 5 miles of golden sands awarded with Blue Flag status. The beach is popular for water sports. 
Days away
  • Less than an hour drive away will bring you to Criccieth, 'Gateway to the Lleyn Peninsula'. Explore this Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty with a magnificent coastline, countless lovely beaches, secret coves and sleepy villages.

Criccieth Beaches & Llanbedr Beach
  • Criccieth's Marine beach and Main beach both have Blue Flage status. They are a mixture of sand and pebbles with rock pools to explore and wonderful views. Ideal for family fun and walking, safe for bathing.
  • Llanbedr is a large sandy beach backed by dunes. 
Rabbit Farm & Animal Park, Llanystumswy
  • A great family day out whatever the weather. Many of the animals are housed in farm buildings. Children will love holding baby rabbits, guinea pigs and puppies. There is an outdoor play area and picnic spot. 
Dolgellau, the Mawddach Estuary, Cadair Idris and Aberdovey are all within easy reach of this robust stone holiday cottage. Pet friendly.


2 Bedrooms sleeping a maximum of 41 Double and 1 Twin both on 1st floor.

Bathroom with toilet, washbasin and bath with shower over on 1st floor.

Kitchen/Dining/Lounge open plan with well appointed fully fitted kitchen, electric cooker, dishwasher, microwave, fridge, small upright freezer, washing machine, table and chairs seating 4. A small dresser and bar divide the kitchen and lounge area which has an electric wood burning style fire, cream leather 3 piece suite, TV/DVD. French doors to grounds, magnificent views.

Grounds medium enclosed garden with lawns, garden furniture. Storage for mountain bikes. There is a small stream at side of property which is fenced off.

Additional Information


Short breaks - No

WiFi - Yes

Changeover - Saturday

Towels - No

Parking - Yes, ample

Fuel - Electric storage heaters inclusive

Dogs - 2, welcome free

Travel cot - Yes

Highchair - No


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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