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  • Gors y Gader

  • Dolgellau
  • Ref: 1063
  • 6
  • 3
  • 1
  • 2
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Gors y Gader

  • 6
  • 3
  • 1
  • 2
  • Ref: 1063
Property Highlights:

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

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Price reduction of £50 for 1 to 2 guests.

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Guest Book Comments

Second visit to the warm and spacious heaven in the hills.

Helen Curtis - 4th November 2018

This was a pleasantly located cottage with excellent facilities and cleanliness thoroughly enjoyed our stay and would highly recommended

Kathleen Robinson - 9th September 2018

Lovely cottage in a beautiful setting. The owner kindly popped in on our first day to check all was well and nothing was to much trouble. The cottage is very spacious and comfortable and was lovely and cosy to return to after a day exploring Snowdonia.

Lisa Illingworth - 26th August 2018

The cottage was not to the standard expected - it was scruffy, drab and outdated. In need of renovation and not up to the standard of the other cottages on offer by the company

Reply from: Jill

Thank you for your comments, we are sorry that the property was not as expected.

Reply from: Jill

This is a historic issue and has since been resolved directly.

Stephanie Davies - 31st January 2018

First impressions-blown away!! Could have stopped in all week! Great place and plenty of room so that we're not all on top of one another. Loved the 'sun room' for some peaceful thinking. Wonderful base to get around so many lovely places and nice to think we had this to come back to when it poured! Having said that, weather very good on whole! Absolutely loved it and would love to come again.

Jinks - 2013-02-21
This review was left in the guest book at the property.

This bungalow was a recommendation from our friends Diane and Gordon. What can we say about Gors y Gader? Superb bungalow, home from home! Spectacular scenes. The help and support from Liz and Arthur was second to none. If we had a wish list, we would have wished for a wire on the front gate which would have prevented our Yorkie from escaping. Our top ten attractions (in no particular order) were: Portmeirion village, Porthmadog, Betws y Coed, Barmouth, Llandudno, Colwyn Bay, Caernarfon, Llangollen, Beddgelert and Llanfair P G. Places never to visit again were Rhyl, Prestatyn and Tweedmill Outlet Centre! Thank you Liz and Arthur. We look forward to our next visit in 2013.

Julia and David - 2013-02-21
This review was left in the guest book at the property.

We've had a fantastic time in this amazing cottage. Perfect location, so much to do we need to come back! Weather has been very mild and mostly dry. Thanks very much for the welcome tray.

Drake - 2014-12-22
This review was left in the guest book at the property.

We can only echo what other visitors have said- very well equipped cottage in a perfect location for walking, bird watching and scenery. For dog friendly eateries- try the Royal Ship Inn Dolgellau, George at Penmaenpool, Cross Foxes near Brithdir on the main road. We look forward to returning to Gors y Gader.

Jayne and Roger - 2014-12-22
This review was left in the guest book at the property.

It was a wonderful/brilliant week. A beautiful location, which was ideal as we bought a walking guide from the information shop in the town. It was great. (Book called Walk around Dolgellau by Geoff Elliott and Martin Olson). It meant we could just walk from the house or from just a short drive, we would have left the book, but we will be back to do more of the walks. All feeling relaxed now.

Sam and Steve - 2014-12-22
This review was left in the guest book at the property.
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Property Description
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.


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 - No

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

About the Area
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

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7 Nights


7 Nights

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Gors y Gader rated 4.0 out of 5


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