Hafod Wen Cottage Above Harlech & Llandanwg Above Sandy Beaches

£485 - £1325 per week

Why We Reccommend Hafod Wen Cottage

The North Wales coast path is on the doorstep of this charming cottage for 5 with lovely views out to Harlech beach. Your pet dog is welcome too.


Harlech beach cottage North Wales with captivating sea views
  • This is a completely independent cottage at Hafod Wen which looks out onto a truly magnificent view - the huge bay below encircled by the Lleyn Peninsula and the mighty mountains of Snowdonia.
  • Entered through a 'garden room' at the rear of Hafod Wen (Ref 1014), this Harlech beach cottage has a light filled sitting room from which to enjoy the views, a spacious kitchen and delightful bedrooms, all appointed with the owner's distinctive and inimitable style.
  • Enjoy the delightful grounds with patio areas to relax in, small lawns and a huge variety of shrubs and trees that cling to the ledges of this lovely mature garden.
8 acres of beautiful grounds
  • The beautiful gardens are not to be outdone by the incredible views - there are some 8 acres of grounds to enjoy. Garden enthusiasts may find them of particular interest!
  • Children and adults alike will love to wander and discover secret little lawns and footpaths of this Harlech holiday home and there is a bowling green and pavilion which holiday guests are encouraged to use and a children's play area.
  • The gardens are the ideal place to relax and unwind - enjoy long, relaxed breakfasts and lunches on the outside terrace or take a stroll around the grounds with a mug of coffee. stopping to sit and admire the views from the terraced areas.
  • This is also a working garden with orchards, vegetable garden and beehives.
  • The owners, who live at the rear of the property, are happy to help arrange various activities such as mountain bike hire, book 'tee off' time, find active adventure packages, provide local maps and arrange walks of particular interests, including conducted local garden tours.


Harlech Beach  - 15 minute walk from Hafod Wen Cottage
  • This beach is beyond compare and is perhaps one of the finest stretches of sand anywhere in Britain and from where there are sublime views including the medieval castle in all its splendour rising behind the sand dunes.
  • From the cottage, the sandy beach is a leisurely 15 minute stroll.
  • The historic town of Harlech is dominated by its magnificent castle and has a good range of local amentities including independent shops, cafe, chemist and filling station.
North Wales Coastal Path
  • The North Wales Coastal Path is right on the doorstep of this Harlech beach cottage- just follow the arrows inland to the Estuary.
Shell Island & Llandanwg Beaches
  • Shell Island close by also has long sandy beaches and Llandanwg Beach is a small intimate beach between Harlech and Shell Island. Walk through the field behind the beach to the ancient little church set in the sand dunes and enjoy a coffee or ice cream in the delightful beach café.
Royal St Georges Golf Course
  • Royal St. David's Golf Course can be seen from the cottage and is considered one of Britain's top courses and hosts many national and international competitions - a true challenge for golfers!.
Llanfair Children's Farm Park, North Wales
  • Open between Easter and mid September this offers a lovely family day out with lots to do - crazy golf, café, picnic area, nature trail and craft shop only a mile from Harlech little tots will love feeding the greedy goats, frisky lambs in early spring or play 'farming' in the shed on wet days!
Ffestiniog & Welsh Highland Railways
  • From nearby Porthmadog's lovely harbour these railways cut a swathe through the Snowdonia National up to Beddgelert and on to Caernarfon or to Bleanau Ffestiniog through surely what is one of Britain's most stunning natural landscapes.
  • Also nearby is Portmeririon - visit early or late in the day to catch the light illuminating the surrealist architecture of Clough Williams Ellis's Italianate village made famous by the cult 60's TV series 'The Prisoner'.
Glaslyn Osprey Project
  • Set on a bend of the wide Glaslyn River the RSPB have a public viewing scheme open between April and the end of August where you can use telescopes and see live footage from the nest-cam of these fabulous birds.
Plas Brondanw Gardens
  • Just a couple of miles north of the Osprey Centre these are the delightful gardens of the former home of Clough Williams Ellis (Portmeirion). Enjoy a light snack in their newly opened café with tables outside and enjoy the quiet ambience.
Oriel Caffi Croesor
  • Drive up the Croesor valley from here - stunningly beautiful with a small village at its head which houses a small art gallery and jolly café, Oriel Caffi Croeso.
Days away
  • An hour's drive will take you to Criccieth 'Gateway to the Lleyn Peninsula'. Explore the scenic 30 miles jutting out into the Irish Sea much of which has been designated An Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.

This charming beach cottage at Harlech makes a comfortable base for holidays at any time of the year.


3 Bedrooms sleeping a maximum of 5. 1 Twin, 1 Double and 1 Single bedroom (each with TV). All on 1st floor

Bathroom full suite (corner bath) and shower cubicle on 1st floor.

Cloakroom with toilet and washing machine.

Kitchen well appointed, fully fitted with electric oven & ceramic hob, dishwasher, under counter fridge freezer, table and chairs seating 5 (additional under counter freezer in hall way).

Sitting room 1 x 3 seater sofa, 2 easy chairs, large footstool, 1 wooden chair, TV/DVD, CD/radio. (Fabulous views)

Grounds large patio area with table and chairs plus barbecue & lawn.

N.B. Great care with small children please, unprotected walls with steep drops and steps.

Additional Information


Short breaks - Winter

WiFi - Yes

Changeover - Friday

Towels - Yes

Parking - Yes, ample

Fuel - Central heating inclusive May to September. Outside these dates £35 p/w

Dogs - 1, welcome free

Travel cot - Yes, on request

Highchair - Yes


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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