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Bwthyn Yr Afon

Barmouth (4mls S), North Wales
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Sleeps 2
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms 1
Change Fri
Dogs welcome 1
4 star
Downstairs bedroom
Downstairs bathroom
Enclosed garden / patio
Hot tub
Internet access
Pub nearby
Shop nearby
Beach within easy reach
Fishing onsite / nearby
Romantic
Towels included
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At a glance

  • Cottage-style retreat in rural surrounding close to an idyllic stream and woodlands
  • Modern and cosy interior make this a superb choice for a romantic break
  • Close to the coastal towns of Barmouth and Harlech with gorgeous beaches and walking trails.
Property code: 81283

Detached romantic retreat with hot tub, perfect for a couple to explore Snowdonia National Park’s coast, countryside and culture. Enjoy this lovely coastal location with local pub, shop and beach walking distance.

Perfectly placed within Snowdonia National Park, with its subline coastline, countryside and woodland on your doorstep, escape the hustle and bustle of everyday life at this idyllic home-from-home. Welcoming two guests and featuring a hot tub, this bolthole is the perfect setting for a romantic and relaxing couples’ getaway in the great North Wales outdoors.

Kick off your walking boots in the porch and soak up the peaceful atmosphere set by the calming coastal colour palette. If you decide to eat in, create something special with your local produce in the contemporary kitchen and enjoy a romantic meal at the dining table in the lounge. As the evening draws in, cuddle up on the comfy sofa in the lounge, put your feet up on the pouffe and catch the latest blockbuster on the Smart TV. Answer the call of bedtime in the spacious king-size bedroom, dressed for the occasion in crisp white linens that ensure a dreamy slumber before tomorrow’s adventure. Unwind to the distant sounds of the trickling stream from the comfort of the hot tub before catching some stunning melting sunsets as you dine alfresco in the enclosed garden.

This idyllic rural location in Tal-y-Bont is the perfect base for anyone craving an adventure in the great North Wales outdoors, boasting opportunities for boat trips, fishing, sea swimming, walking and cycling. Perched on the mouth of the Mawddach Estuary, enjoy a bucket and spade day at Barmouth Beach 4.5 miles away, a sandy stretch bursting with traditional seaside charm featuring donkey rides and amusement arcades. The sun-dappled footpaths and blood-pumping trails of the world-renowned Coed y Brenin Mountain Biking Centre can be reached within 18.5 miles. For adrenaline seekers there’s Zip World Slate Caverns at Blaenau Ffestiniog (22.5 miles) or walks conquering Cadair Idris 21.5 miles away.

  • 1 bedroom - 1 king-size 1 bathroom with large shower and WC
  • Electric oven and gas hob, fridge, freezer, microwave and dishwasher
  • Smart TV in the lounge
  • Enclosed garden with a paved patio with seating and charcoal BBQ
  • Ample private parking for 2 cars
  • Shop, pub and beach walking distance
  • Please keep dogs out of the bedroom
  • Nearest electric car charging is at Tesco in Porthmadog, please do not charge vehicles from house electric.
  • Arrival: 15:00 onwards
  • Departure: before 10:00, unless otherwise stated in your arrival details
  • 1 dog allowed. Dogs are charged at £20 each per full or part week
  • There is an Accidental Damage Deposit of £150 when booking at this property, however this may be waived for £20. We’ll provide more details about this when booking your holiday.

Reviews

From guests that have stayed at the property.

Based on 51 guest ratings

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Reviewed by Tracey 29th December 2023

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The property was lovely and in a great location. Beautifully clean and comfortable, the enclosed garden for the dog really helped and the hot tub was well used after a days walking.

Reviewed by Natalie 15th December 2023

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We had a wonderful week, it was all decorated for Christmas and looked beautiful. Hosts a pleasure to deal with as always. Will definitely be back

Reviewed by Kia 10th November 2023

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We had a really lovely stay. Very clean and cosy, fairly private and beautiful area! Lovely walk up the river into the Forrest just at the back of the property, and a beautiful big beach just a 5 minute drive down the road. Cottage was gorgeous and the hot tub made it perfect! Would definitely come again.

Reviewed by Nigel 20th October 2023

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Reviewed by Darren 29th September 2023

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Lovely little cottage ,great location

Reviewed by Robert 25th September 2023

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Reviewed by Louise 15th September 2023

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A lovely comfortable cottage plenty of room for 2 and a dog. The enclosed garden is good if you have a dog. Welcome pack was a lovely touch. Ideal location for day's out to surrounding areas. A beach within walking distance or a short drive. The local pub just a walk away is dog friendly and serves good food. We would definitely stay there again.

Reviewed by Jennifer 25th August 2023

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Very beautiful location,calm and peaceful.The cottage was spotlessly clean.Looking forward to visiting again and would highly recommend.

Reviewed by Helene 11th August 2023

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Lovely little cottage next to a Brook and woodland walk with the local pub just over a private footbridge! Cottage has everything you'll need. It's clean and cozy with a fabulous hot tub. The bed is comfy and its very quiet and peacefully. Train station is a 10 - 15 minute walk (great for a night out in Barmouth) So many great places to go -HarlechRead more Castle & beach, Portmerion, Porthmadog, Caernarfon Castle, Snowdonia so this is a perfect base. The owners were lovely and couldn't do enough. Hide

Reviewed by Michelle 4th August 2023

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Absolutely perfect little apartment! It was perfect for 2 people, and everything we needed. The location was amazing, straight from the lovely enclosed garden into the beautiful woodlands, with a stunning stream that you can walk along. Pub 2 minute walk with lovely home cooked food. Talybont spar shop & post office around a mile and a half drive aRead moreway, beach only a mile to walk with fabulous views. The hot tub amazing! Some delicious treats on our arrival. Big thank you to the owners! Hide

Reviewed by Karen 7th July 2023

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Lovely little cottage for two it was perfect for us to have a quiet place to relax in the garden and hot tub, everything you need in one place. Pub with good food two minutes away. Beaches 15 minutes walk away. Lots of places to visits by car. Contact with the owner via text if we needed anything and welcome message and safe journey home text. LoveRead morely welcome pack containing local cakes. Welsh scones and eggs. Our mornings were rather overcast which was a shame but thats the UK weather. Hide

Reviewed by Daniel 30th June 2023

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Reviewed by Jacqueline 9th June 2023

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Lovely cottage in beautiful surroundings close to lovely beaches & a great woodland walk along the river behind the cottage.Close to local amenities but just far enough away to feel secluded & peaceful & the hot tub was a welcome addition.Hopefully we will be able to visit again soon

Reviewed by Roy 26th May 2023

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The cottage is situated in a lovely quiet location close to the River Ysgethin and the Ysgethin Inn which is dog friendly and good for the odd meal, very busy at our time of visit it being a Bank Holiday week. Cottage is comfortable but we did find the bed hard and the sofa not too comfy after a while, made use the table from the boot room as a cofRead morefee table. Guest house close by which is not mentioned in the cottage blurb on the web site. The hot tub was used daily and weather was excellent. Hide

Reviewed by Colin 19th May 2023

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This lovely little cottage is brilliant for the quiet holiday ,good enclose garden for my dog .Lots of good walks with beautiful countryside to take in.Not far from the great beach and surrounding towns and very friendly people.Hope to be back next year. Very happy holiday.

Reviewed by Cal 5th May 2023

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The cottage is lovely, very clean, the location is great right next to a stream and woods which was great for walking the dog. We would definitely be booking this cottage again in the future.

Reviewed by Anita 14th April 2023

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Everything thing you need, its warm n cosy and hot tub is a bonus!

Reviewed by Mark 31st March 2023

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Excellent cottage in a great location. Local pub just 300yards away across a small private bridge accessed from the cottage garden. The Beach is 20mins walk. The hot tube is superb.

Reviewed by Michael 24th March 2023

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Reviewed by Lauren 17th March 2023

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Reviewed by Kenroy 13th March 2023

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A beautiful cottage in a great location. The cottage was very clean and had all the equipment any self caterer would need, walking in to the bedroom was amazing it smelled so fresh. We will definitely return

Reviewed by Ayesha 10th February 2023

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This cottage is a joy, relaxing, with ancient woods at rear of premises, our dog loved the walk in the woods.It's so peaceful hot tub for relaxing after long walks on the beach and in the woods. Has everything you need for a relaxing break would definitely recommend xx

Reviewed by Alan 3rd February 2023

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Reviewed by Gretel 22nd December 2022

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Fab little place. Very peaceful, great location. Lively walks to beach and along river. Lively little touch with mince pies, eggs and chocs and Xmas decs made it very cosy and they matched our Xmas tree, so added bonus !

Reviewed by Melanie 25th November 2022

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The cottage was lovely. So clean and bright. Lovely and warm. It had everything we needed & the bed was comfy so we slept well. My only criticism (if it is one) is that the hot tub is overlooked by the guest house next door so being a big girl, I felt too self conscious to use it (the website pics give the impression it's inside the 'hut thing' in Read morethe garden, but it's not - its on the patio outside. The owner is lovely & popped in twice to make sure we had everything we needed. Hide

Reviewed by Karen 21st October 2022

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Lovely cottage in a great location. Perfect for dog walks in the woods or on the beach. Equipped with everything you could need and more, plenty of room to relax.

Reviewed by Trevor 14th October 2022

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Reviewed by Janet 30th September 2022

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A warm, spacious cottage with a well equipped kitchen. The bed was comfortable. The porch was excellent for drying wet outer clothes as it had a radiator in it and a shoe rack for boots. Unfortunately it rained quite a lot when we were there. The Co op in Barmouth is very good for food shopping. The enclosed garden is secure for the dog and the walRead moreks in the adjacent woods are lovely. She wasn't too impressed by the number of acorns that got stuck in her paws but she enjoyed the walks. Hide

Reviewed by Beverley 16th September 2022

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Very clean and well equipped. We found the bed a little hard for our tastes. Was in a nice position. Two minutes walk to pub and good food. About a mile walk to the beach. The hot tub was the star.

Reviewed by Ayesha 9th September 2022

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On arrival we found the cottage was found to be spotlessly clean and beautifully presented, it occupies a dream location next to ancient woodlands and a mountain stream. It is quiet but very convenient for beaches and local shopping towns. The cottage is very well equipped with all you need, and a secure garden with hot tub which is a bonus after aRead more busy day. Hide

Reviewed by Pat 2nd September 2022

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Great location to explore Snowdonia. Quiet, relaxing and hot tub great after a day of walking. Excellent hosts and accommodation clean & tidy throughout.

Reviewed by Allan 26th August 2022

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Lovely cottage, beautiful location

Reviewed by Sarah 19th August 2022

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This cottage was perfect for a get away from it all retreat, it was peaceful, private and the stream running at the side of the garden made added to the appeal of relaxing in the hot tub. The location made it easy for planning days away or for walking the stunning beaches along Cardigan Bay.

Reviewed by Karen 12th August 2022

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The cottage is absolutely perfect. If you want to relax and unwind this is the place for you.

Reviewed by Jean 5th August 2022

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A beautiful and peaceful place to stay. Everything you want is in the cottage and a very relaxing sound of the river adds to the ambience. The welcome pack was also a very thoughtful gesture

Reviewed by Pamela 22nd July 2022

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Cottage was very clean and well equipped and had a bonus feature - the hot tub - which was a delight. Situation nice and quiet and near to lovely walks and views. We had a great week in picturesque mid-Wales.

Reviewed by Peter 15th July 2022

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Great cottage in ideal location for everything. Peaceful but with pub, beach and town all close.

Reviewed by janita 9th July 2022

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, great location lovely touches of cakes and eggs etc. holiday cottage was spot on.

Reviewed by Richard 1st July 2022

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Great location and a great cottage close to fantastic walks either woodland or beach. Nice and central to explore.

Reviewed by Jeremy 24th June 2022

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Enjoyable week at the cottage.

Reviewed by Joan 17th June 2022

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Excellent property we love the peace and quiet.

Reviewed by Tony 10th June 2022

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Reviewed by Geoffrey 27th May 2022

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A little gem of a cottage. Everything you need for a relaxing break.

Reviewed by William 20th May 2022

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Great location if you've got a dog.

Reviewed by Lynne 6th May 2022

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We had a fabulous relaxed holiday. This cottage is in a lovely private setting and spotlessly clean. We recommend it.

Reviewed by David 29th April 2022

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Nothing is too much trouble for the owners of this property which is in a quiet but very good location with a wooded area by a river from the back door. Two minute walk to local pub serving good meals. The property is clean and tidy with all the facilities and equipment required for a stay. I have no hesitation in recommending a stay at the propertRead morey. Hide

Reviewed by Anita 22nd April 2022

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Perfect holiday

Reviewed by Sarah 15th April 2022

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Fantastic holiday, accommodation is spotless and you feel at home,hot tub is spotless. Owners could not be more helpful

Reviewed by Melanie 8th April 2022

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Reviewed by Jan 25th March 2022

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Reviewed by Linda 21st February 2022

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A beautiful well equipped cottage. Just out the back gate and over the bridge for superb walks to the right and a fabulous pub with great food to the left. Brilliant hosts. Nothing too much trouble

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