Set within Coed-y-Brenin’s 9000 acres of forest, mountains and rivers, Tyddyn y Coed enjoys a central location in the heart of Snowdonia. If you’re looking for outdoor adventures the options are endless. From the world renowned Mountain Biking Centre at Coed y Brenin and its forest walks to the spectacular Mawddach Trail and Cadair Idris, one of the most popular mountain walks in Snowdonia. For some extreme sports, Zip World, Bounce Below (underground trampolining) and the National White Water Rafting Centre are also close to your Coed y Brenin accommodation.
If you prefer a more relaxing holiday, enjoy the breath-taking views of the Mawddach Estuary, miles of golden sand at Barmouth beach, Ffestiniog Mountain Railway or explore the nearby market town of Dolgellau. Tyddyn y Coed offers the perfect opportunity to enjoy the best of Snowdonia.
Originally a forester's cottage, this beautiful Coed y Brenin accommodation sits in an idyllic position with views over Coed-y-Brenin forest park and towards the spectacular mountain of Cadair Idris.
Hand built kitchen painted in Farrow and Ball with complementing Laura Ashley blinds and views to woodland. Dishwasher, washing machine, electric cooker and hob, microwave and fridge freezer all included. Quarry tiled floor.
Dual aspect living room / diner with wood flooring and views to woodland. This cosy room includes an oak beamed fireplace with a log burner and solid oak floors. Two and three seater leather sofas and footstool along with a Flat Screen Satellite TV, DVD player, DVD library and a book library. Dining table and chairs at the other end of the room.
Entrance/Hallway - Large porch area with seating leading in to inner hallway with quarry tiled floor, storage under stair cupboards, book case and oak stairway rising to first floor. Roman blinds and photo images of the area compliment the décor.
Bedroom 1 - Double bedroom painted in a soothing pastel paint palette with complementing cream furniture. 2000 pocket sprung mattress and an electric blanket. 32 inch TV with satellite connection. Drawer and wardrobe storage and views to Coed-y-Brenin Forest and River.
Bedroom 2 - Double bedroom also painted in a soothing pastel paint palette with complementing fresh white furniture. 2000 pocket sprung mattress, views to Coed-y-Brenin Forest and River and drawer and wardrobe storage.
Bedroom 3 - Single bedroom is decorated in a similar style to bedroom 2. Metal cream Laura Ashley daybed with quality mattress and views to woodland at rear.
Fully tiled bathroom with modern bath, shower screen, dual use shower and basin. Laura Ashley blinds.
Separate toilet, also with views to woodland.
Private and enclosed lawned garden with garden furniture, BBQ and views towards Mount Cadair Idris.
- Welcome pack includes tea, coffee, sugar and milk, biscuits and chocolates
- Bed linen, hand and bath towels provided
- Heating and electricity included
- Starter pack of logs for the wood burner provided Nov - March. Additional logs can also be purchased at Wynnstay Country Store in Dolgellau.
- 1 dog welcome (ground floor only)
- Cot, high chair and stairgate provided
- 1 hairdryer provided
- Wi-fi available
- Off road parking available
- Bike storage space available
At a Glance
- Sleeps 5
- 3 Bedrooms
- 1 Bath/shower room
- 1 Pet allowed
- WiFi available
- Open fire/woodburner
- Towels provided
- Travel cot available
- Equipped with a highchair
- Equipped with a dishwasher
- Equipped with a freezer
- Equipped with a washing machine
- No smoking
- Enclosed garden/courtyard
- Nearest shop: 3.5 miles away
- Coast: 11 miles away
- Nearest pub: 4 miles away
Tyddyn y Coed provides 5 star Coed y Brenin accommodation for up to 5 guests. This means that you will have a beautiful home to return to every evening, whether you’ve been out mountain biking, white water rafting, relaxing on a local beach or exploring the local market towns. The cottage is set in Ganllwyd, a traditional rural village in the heart of Coed Y Brenin Forest Park. The nearest facilities include Plas Dolmelynllyn restaurant (0.5 mile) and a lovely café at Coed y Brenin Mountain Biking Centre (just over 1 mile).
The nearest shops can be found at Trawsfyndd Holiday Park (3.5 miles), in Trawsfynydd village (5 miles) or in the nearest town of Dolgellau (5.5 miles). There are plenty of other high quality restaurants in the area as well, including Bwyty Mawddach Restaurant (4 miles) and The Meirionnydd, Tafarn y Gader Tapas, Bistro & Bar, T H Roberts Coffee Shop etc in Dolgellau.
Amongst the top attractions in the area are Coed-y-Brenin Forest Park & Mountain Biking Centre, Zip World and Bounce Below, Mount Cadair Idris and the Mawddach estuary. Ffestiniog Mountain Railway is another recommended day out, not to mention the Blue Flag Beach at Barmouth, the Italian Village of Portmeirion, Harlech Castle and so much more.
Cycling / Mountain Biking
Coed-y-Brenin Mountain Biking Centre. 1.3 mile
The Mawddach Trail – Dolgellau - suitable for all ages – cyclists, walkers and wheelchair users. 5 miles from your Coed y Brenin accommodation.
Coed-y-Brenin Forest Park. Various walks from the property. 0 miles
New Precipice Walk – Llanelltyd - suitable for all ages. 4 mile
The Mawddach Trail – As above
Cadair Idris (mountain walk) – 3 main routes starting from Dolgellau (5.5 miles), Minffordd (12.5 miles) and Abergynolwyn (18 miles).
Precipice Walk – Dolgellau - suitable for all ages. 5.5 miles
Trawsfynydd Lake. 5 miles
Read more about the range of opportunities to go fishing in the Dolgellau area – suitable options for all ages.
Bwlchgwyn Pony Trekking Centre - suitable for anyone over 4yrs. 11 miles
Barmouth Beach – long, sandy beach with Blue Flag award. 12 miles
Fairbourne Beach – sandy beach. 12.5 miles
National White Water Centre, Canolfan Tryweryn – White Water Rafting, Kayaking & Canoeing. 20 miles
Bala Lake (Llyn Tegid) – sailing, canoeing, kayaking, windsurfing, raft building etc. 20 miles
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