Gors y Gader

Ref: 1063
Nr Dolgellau & Barmouth, Snowdonia National Park (View Location on a map)
6 Guests
3 Bedrooms
1 Bathroom
Accepts 2 Dogs
£488 7 Night Breaks From
£11.62 Average Per Person Per Night
Handpicked Highlights

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

  • Well equipped cottage (with WiFi) in a beautiful setting 
  • Lovely views from the large lawn garden
  • Great base for walking, bird watching and scenery
  • Dog-friendly with enclosed Garden
  • Market town of Dolgellau is an 8-minute drive away

Very Good Quality
Rated 4/5 (read reviews)
Features You'll Love

  • Dog Friendly
  • WiFi
  • Enclosed Garden
  • Private Parking
  • Ground Floor Facilities
  • Family Friendly
  • Cot Available
  • Golf Courses Nearby

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About Gors y Gader

Dog friendly holiday home near Cadair Idris, Dolgellau & Mawddach Estuary

  • At the foot of Cadair Idris, Wales's second highest mountain, this is a comfortable, spacious holiday home in a stunning location near to the beautiful Mawddach Estuary,
  • The L shaped sitting/dining room opens into a small conservatory and there are breathtaking mountain views from the large lawn garden - a lovely peaceful holiday home to relax in.
  • A charming honey coloured dining suite seats 6 for formal dining. A pine table in the kitchen is ideal for informal family meals.
  • Light airy bedrooms in muted shades invite rest and relaxation.

Layout & Further Information

3 Bedrooms sleeping maximum of 6. 2 Doubles and 1 Twin.

Bathroom with full suite and shower over bath.

Kitchen with fitted units, electric cooker, microwave, dishwasher, large fridge/freezer. Table and chairs seating 6.

Utility Room with washing machine.

Lounge/Diner 'L' shaped with 3 piece suite, wooden easy chair, fireplace with electric fire (wood burner style) TV, formal dining suite seating 6.

Conservatory 2 seater sofa and matching chairs.

Grounds medium sized fully enclosed garden with patio, lawns and garden furniture. Care with toddlers please fenced in drained pond.

Additional Information

Short breaks - No

WiFi - Yes

Changeover - Sunday

Towels - No

Parking - Yes, ample

Fuel - Oil central heating inclusive

Dogs - 2, welcome free

Travel cot - Yes, on request

Highchair - No

Bed linen - Included as standard

Reviews & Comments
Visitors Rate This Property 4/5

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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.

Cadair Idris

  • Located in the southern end of Snowdonia National Park, Cadair Idris, 'the chair of Idris', is one of Wales' most popular mountains and the second highest after Snowdon. There are several routes to the summit all straight forward but a relentless upward effort. On clear days the views from the top are stunning.

Dolgellau, Machynlleth,

  • Dolgellau is a handsome dark stoned market town with interesting shops and good restaurants. The monthly farmers' market is perfect for stocking up on local produce. Local amenities include bank, post office cafe with WiFi, supermarket, chemist, doctors surgery, vet and a filling station.

Coed y Brenin Mountain Bike Trails

  • Experience the thrill of the forest on a mountain bike. Coed y Brenin was Britain's first dedicated mountain bike trail centre. An extensive network of trails has been developed and colour coded providing excellent rides for all levels of experience from very easy to very difficult. Fun for all the family with a visitor centre, caf , adventure playground, walkways and world class mountain bike trails.

Explore Coed y Brenin Forest on foot

  • Pick up an audio guide at the forest visitor centre and learn about the wildlife, farming practices and droving history of the area as you walk. Complete your visit at the Forest Cafe where home made food and drinks are served. There is a shop and children play areas too.

Explore Coed y Brenin Forest by bike

  • Coed y Brenin Forest offers one of Europe's premier cycling experiences on all weather trails. Take your own bike or hire one from Dolgellau Cycle Shop they do repairs and bicycle sales too. Purpose built cycle trails have been built to suit all levels of cyclists.

Machynlleth Market

  • Machynlleth, a pleasant drive away through spectacular mountain passes, holds a renowned weekly market - no superstores or chain shops but unique locally owned shops selling food, crafts, jewellery and artworks.

Centre for Alternative Technology C.A.T

  • .One of Britain's most important centres for environmental concerns near Machynlleth is well worth a visit.

Fairbourne and Aberdyfi Beaches

  • Fairbourne is the nearest beach (dog friendly between Oct and March)- park the car and step directly onto the beach. Aberdyfi, further down the coast (dog friendly between Oct and March), is a pretty seaside resort with pastel coloured terraces fronting a large sandy beach and quaint old harbour.

Barmouth and Shell Island

  • Barmouth is an easy drive away with its long sandy beaches which stretch up to Shell Island (pet friendly all year round) beyond which is the sweeping bay of Harlech - all perfectly peaceful and uncrowded.


  • Home of the Ffestiniog and Welsh Highland Railways, fascinating Maritime Museum, a variety of interesting and individual shops and a choice of places to eat and drink.

Dolgellau Angling Association

  • Visitors are welcome to try game fishing in salmon & sea trout river pools and a well stocked brown & rainbow trout lake. Day and weekly permits are available phone 01341 422706

Precipice Walk Dolgellau

  • The family friendly 3 mile Precipice Walk at Dolgellau takes about one and a half hours. It offers stunning views of the Mawddach estuary and Snowdonia

The Goat Inn, Bryncir & Royal Ship Hotel, Dolgellau

  • Enjoy a meal at The Goat Inn a good food pub with a warm, convivial atmosphere.
  • The Royal Ship offers a warm welcome, fine food and beer served all day.

Black Rock Llama Trekking, near Black Rock Sands

  • Experience the thrill of walking with these intelligent, gentle and beautiful creatures. A memorable outing for the whole family. Be sure to book in advance to avoid disappointment.

Days away

  • Take a one hour drive south into Ceredigion to see the dolphin rich waters of Cardigan Bay and visit the coastal university town of Aberystwyth, home to the National Library of Wales. Look up what's on the vibrant Arts Centre, walk along the elegant promenade, take a ride on the Cliff Railway or take the steam train through the Rheidol Valley to Devil's Bridge and back. Shop, eat out and explore the castle ruins.

Holiday home for 6 guests and 2 dogs between the mountains and the sea in Snowdonia National Park

Eat & Drink

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Roberts Brothers Butchers
( 1.2 miles away )

Third generation butchers shop specialising in local meats. Watch cutting, preparation & processing.

Siop y Dydd
( 1.2 miles away )

1 Eldon Square

Crosshands Farmers Market
( 1.2 miles away )

A great opportunity to buy excellent local produce, Sat, 9am-3pm, Crosshands Sq Shopping Centre

Dolgellau Farmers Market
( 1.2 miles away )

A great opportunity to buy excellent local produce. 3rd Sunday each month, 10am-2pm, Eldon Square

Penmaenuchaf Hall Restaurant
( 1.7 miles away )

Superb contemporary British food prepared by talented award winning chefs.

Mawddach Restaurant
( 2 miles away )

A modern, luxurious menu using fresh, locally sourced produce. Dine with wonderful views

Halfway House
( 3.1 miles away )

Homemade lunches, carvery on Friday & Saturday nights & Sunday lunches. Families welcome

The Last Inn
( 6.1 miles away )

One of Wales' most famous old pubs. Friendly sevice and excellent cuisine. Booking advisable.

Isis Caf
( 6.2 miles away )

All food is freshly cooked to order. Pizzas are a speciality. Eat in overlooking the quay or take away.

Bistro Bermo
( 6.2 miles away )

With a 'Les Routier'award and 'A Taste of Wales' approval this little restaurant takes pride in its food preparation and flexible service. It is advisable to book.

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