Ty Mawddwy

Dolgellau, Snowdonia & the Llyn Peninsula

  • 5 Star
  • Located in tranquil Snowdonia countryside, this 5 star cottage offers a games room, wood burning stove and a private patio to enjoy the stunning surroundings.

You can book this property from:

  • £509 per week
  • £73 per night
  • 5 Star


Beds & bedrooms

  • Bed linen provided
  • 2 double beds
  • 2 single beds


  • Washing machine
  • Tumble dryer
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer


  • 2 WCs
  • Towels provided
  • En-suite bathroom
  • Bath
  • Shower


  • Family friendly
  • Travel cot
  • Highchair


  • Garden or courtyard
  • Enclosed garden or courtyard
  • Barbecue
  • Private parking
  • Rural location

How far to ...?

  • Beach 19 miles
  • Pub 2 miles
  • Shop 4 miles

Special Features

  • WiFi
  • Open fire or woodburner
  • Sky TV
  • Games room
  • Welcome pack
  • Countryside views

Nearby activities

  • Walking
  • Cycling
  • Watersports
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Pony trekking/horse riding


  • Walk-in shower
  • Ground floor WC
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Ground floor bath/shower room

Important - please note

House Rules

  • Check in: 4:00pm
  • Check out: 9:00am

  To give our cleaners enough time to complete the additional cleaning and sanitising that is currently needed to keep our guests safe, check-in and check-out times at the majority of our properties have been temporarily revised. The revised times for this property are reflected above.


Enjoy this beautiful Grade II listed cottage with a games room, where you can enjoy glorious views from the private patio. The cottage is surrounded by peaceful mountain scenery and includes fishing rights on the River Dyfi. From this luxury holiday cottage Snowdonia is your oyster - the perfect setting for your countryside holiday in Wales.

Ground Floor

Fully fitted hand-made oak kitchen including dishwasher, microwave, fridge, freezer, induction hob and fan assisted oven. It also includes a dining area with French doors leading to the patio and garden with glorious mountain views.

A very cosy open-plan living room features a large woodburner along with inviting sofas and chairs, sky TV, an i-pod docking station and a selection of board games.

Also on the ground floor are two uniquely appointed bedrooms - a twin and a double, along with a large family bathroom with a powerful shower over the bath.

Large utility room with washing machine, tumble dryer, sink and boiler. Plenty of room to leave outdoor clothing, shoes etc.


Upstairs there is another luxury double bedroom with en-suite shower facilities and beautiful mountain scenery.

There is also a second sitting area with sky TV and DVD – an ideal spot for privacy and relaxation.


From the private garden of your luxury holiday cottage Snowdonia countryside provides a beautiful background to an alfresco meal or a relaxing afternoon of reading. Garden furniture, BBQ and fire pit with logs provided.

A stylish games room adjoins the cottage with table tennis and darts board - a lovely space to relax.

Additional Information

  • Welcome pack includes a home-made cake along with tea, coffee, sugar and milk, as well as fresh flowers.
  • Bed linen, towels and hairdryer provided. Crisp white Egyptian cotton linen and Welsh blankets.
  • Electricity, full central heating and an initial supply of logs included.
  • Wi-fi provided
  • Cot and high chair available on request. Please bring your own cot bedding.
  • Latest board games provided
  • Also included in the price is half a mile of fishing rights on the River Dyfi (within the fishing season)
  • Ample parking space.
  • Outdoor lockable building for secure bike storage.
  • Sorry we are unable to accept pets.
  • The following are all provided at the cottage for your stay… Kitchen: washing up liquid/dishwasher tabs, Bathroom: soap and toilet roll . General cleaning products: bleach, shower cleaner, dusters, vacuum cleaner etc.


Ty Mawddwy luxury holiday cottage Snowdonia is situated in the Dyfi Valley, two miles from Dinas Mawddwy (with a lovely village pub, garden centre and cafe) in the southern region of this beautiful National Park. Just 2 miles from the foot of Aran Fawddwy, the highest mountain in southern Snowdonia. The cottage is also close to the highest pass in Wales which leads to Vyrnwy and Bala lakes with their wide range of watersports.

The pretty market towns of Dolgellau and Machynlleth are about 20 minutes by car, while the coast offers a wide choice of lovely beaches such as Fairbourne (19 miles), Barmouth (20 miles) and Aberdyfi (25 miles).The nearest shop and garage is 3 miles away.

Part of a sheep and beef organic farm which has been managed with conservation in mind, guests of Ty Mawddwy holiday cottage are also welcome to explore the land and enjoy the wildlife. Guests are also welcome to take advantage of the half a mile of fishing rights on the River Dyfi. The valley offers rural peace and tranquillity and is an ideal base for walkers of all capabilities, with the challenging peaks of Aran Fawddwy and Cader Idris on the door step.

In the village of Dinas Mawddwy is the Meirion Mill craft shop and cafe, a garden centre with a cafe and a lovely traditional pub. Within reach are many popular attractions including the Centre for Alternative Technology, Narrow-gauge railways, RSPB reserves, Pony trekking, King Arthur's Labyrinth, Corris Craft Centre and Coed-y-Brenin mountain biking centre.


Dyfi Valley Way follows the River Dyfi from the estuary in Aberdyfi to the source at the summit of Aran Fawddwy and back down along the south side of the river via Machynlleth and down to Borth. Maps and guides can be obtained at the Tourist Information Centre in Machynlleth. Join path 0.5 miles from cottage.

Torrent Walk – Brithdir - moderate leisure walk approx 2½ miles along the river long – 10 miles

The Mawddach Trail – Dolgellau - suitable for all ages – walkers, cyclists and wheelchair users. 12 miles from cottage

Precipice Walk – Dolgellau - suitable for all ages. 14 miles

New Precipice Walk – Llanelltyd - suitable for all ages. 14 miles

Cadair Idris (mountain walk) – 3 main routes starting from Dolgellau (12 miles), Minffordd (12 miles) and Abergynolwyn (17 miles).


River Dyfi offers excellent fishing and is famous for its brown trout, salmon and sea trout. Guests staying at Ty Mawddwy can take advantage of the owners’ 1/2 a mile fishing rights on the river, opposite the cottage.

There are also a range of opportunities to go fishing in the Dolgellau area with suitable options for all ages.

Water sports

Bala Lake – sailing, canoeing, kayaking, windsurfing, raft building etc. 17 miles

Lake Vyrnwy – Canoeing, kayaking, sailing and windsurfing - suitable for the whole family. 18 miles

National White Water Centre, Canolfan Tryweryn – White Water Rafting, Kayaking & Canoeing. 22 miles


Coed-y-Brenin Mountain Biking Centre – Suitable routes for all ages. 19 miles

The Mawddach Trail – As mentioned above.