Gwel y Garn

Rural Llyn Peninsula, Snowdonia & the Llyn Peninsula

  • 4 Star
  • Beautiful pet-friendly cottage for 5 on the Llyn Peninsula. Self catering holidays here offers tranquillity, underfloor heating, log-burner & 20 beaches nearby.

You can book this property from:

  • £557 per week
  • £80 per night
  • 4 Star


Beds & bedrooms

  • Bed linen provided
  • 1 double bed
  • 3 single beds


  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer


  • 2 WCs
  • Towels provided
  • En-suite bathroom


  • Travel cot
  • Highchair
  • Stairgate


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

How far to ...?

  • Beach 5 miles
  • Pub 3 miles
  • Shop 3 miles

Special Features

  • WiFi
  • Open fire or woodburner

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.


This beautiful holiday cottage is located in a peaceful rural setting overlooking miles of open countryside and Garnfadryn mountain on the stunning Llyn Peninsula. Self catering holidays here means that you have a different beach to visit every day as it is within easy reach of over 20 unspoilt beaches and hidden coves. This pet friendly property retains its original features and has been renovated to an extremely high standard to provide luxury and comfort to guests.

Oak beams, exposed stone walls, a contemporary wood burning stove, under-floor heating and stylish oak furniture help provide a feeling of complete relaxation. The Llyn Coastal Path and the Lon Las Cycle Routes are within close proximity to the cottage and the coastline of this part of North Wales is truly spectacular.

Ground Floor

This Llyn Peninsula self catering cottage offers a large, open plan kitchen / dining / living room.

The spacious oak kitchen is fully equipped having an integrated electric oven and hob, fridge-freezer, dishwasher and a microwave. From the dining area guests can enjoy views of the garden and countryside and the lounge benefits from comfortable sofas, a stylish wood-burner, under-floor heating and has flat screen TV/DVD/WI-FI and CD player.

Twin bedroom with stunning views over open countryside this room has coordinating fixtures and fittings and contemporary oak furniture and flooring.

Bathroom – This stylish tiled ground floor bathroom has a low-level shower, a deep bath, WC. Wall hung vanity basin and heated towel rail.

The utility room consists of a washing machine and storage area for coats, boots etc.


Ensuite double bedroom overlooking garden and open farmland. The original low beams have been retained to enhance the character of the room which again benefits from oak furniture and flooring. The adjoining bathroom has a corner low level shower, WC, vanity unit and heated towel rail.

Open gallery bedroom – up another few steps (opposite the double bedroom) is a delightful mezzanine single bedroom with a nautical theme. Velux windows enable guests in good weather to view some amazing sunsets. This room is again full of character with sloping ceilings and low beams.


The cottage has a level garden with no steps of any kind thus enabling guests of all ages to enjoy the morning sun from the patio area. No light pollution also results in fabulous sunsets over the hills at certain times of the year. A barbecue and patio furniture is provided for guests and as the garden is enclosed it is perfect for children to play and for pets.

This Llyn Peninsula self catering cottage also has a secure storage room for outdoor equipment such as bikes and surf boards.

Additional Information

  • Heating and electricity included. An initial supply of wood and kindling is provided for the wood-burner and further supplies can be purchased from the farmhouse.
  • Bed Linen and towels – All bed linen is provided as well as hand and bath towels.
  • Pets Welcome – Up to 3 pets accepted at an additional charge of £20 per pet. Pets not allowed to be left alone in the property and dogs not allowed in hallway, bedrooms or on furniture.
  • A travel cot, stair-gate and high chair can be provided on request.
  • Lockable storage provided for bikes, surf boards, boots etc
  • WI-FI provided (please bring your own laptop / ipad etc)
  • Mobile Network – network coverage for Orange and Vodaphone though mobile signal inside the property limited.


Situated on a working farm on a small rural road in the heart of the Llyn Peninsula self catering cottage 'Gwel y Garn' is conveniently located with easy access to over 20 local beaches and a range of amenities.

The village of Botwnnog is 2 miles from the cottage and has an excellent café serving home cooked snacks and meals sourced from the finest local ingredients. A pub, garage, shop and local butchers can be found in Sarn, 3 miles from the property. The Ship in Edern 6 miles away and the Twnti Seafood Restaurant 3 miles from the cottage can also be highly recommended as places to eat.

A short drive away are the popular coastal resorts of Abersoch (5 miles) and Pwllheli (6.5 miles) renowned for their quality beaches and water sports. Aberdaron (9 miles) at the tip of the Peninsula offers boat trips to Bardsey Island. Widespread publicity has also been given to Ty Coch in Porthdinllaen (7 miles), voted “the third best beach bar in the world”. This magical pub is accessed only by foot. The National Trust manor house at Plas yn Rhiw is located at the end of Hell’s Mouth Bay, 5 miles from the cottage and this four mile stretch of beach is seen as a haven for both surfers and dog walkers.

The popular Glasfryn Activity Park 11 miles away offers a wide range of activities including bowling, go-carting, archery and wakeboarding and has an extensive farm shop, café and restaurant. Other nearby attractions include the Italian village of Portmeirion, Snowdonia National Park, Snowdon and Ffestiniog Mountain Railways and the majestic castles along the North Wales Coast. The range of attractions both inland and coastal, together with the exceptional quality of accommodation provided makes this Llyn Peninsula self catering cottage an ideal destination for a well-deserved holiday.


Central to some of the best beaches in Wales, the following are all within 20 minutes of your Llyn Peninsula self catering cottage…

Abersoch Beach is popular with water sports enthusiasts as it is so sheltered. 5 miles

Pwllheli South Beach is three miles long and consists mainly of sand and shingle. The Eastern end of the promenade has a café and shop and there are toilet facilities further along the seafront. 6.5 miles

Porth Neigwl (Hell’s Mouth) is four miles in length and attracts thousands of surfers every year as it experiences south westerly swells coming from the Atlantic. 6.8 miles

Nefyn Beach has a lot of sand and is nestles around a small harbour. 6.8 miles

Morfa Nefyn – The beach at Porth Dinllaen has access to the famous Ty Coch pub. 6.9 miles

Aberdaron Beach - As the beach is located at the village visitors have plenty of facilities at their disposal. Tides can be ideal for surfers and Bardsey Island can be seen from the beach. 9 miles


A network of footpaths leading from the cottage. 0 miles

Garnfadryn Mountain, just a short walk from the cottage offers stunning views of the Llyn Peninsula. Snowdon, Anglesey, the Cambrian Mountain and even Ireland can be seen from the summit.


Lon Las Cycle Route in close proximity. Dwyfor Cycling Club meets locally


The world renowned Pen Llyn Lusitano Stud and Riding Centre offers classic dressage lessons and pony trekking. 1.5 miles

Further riding school namely the Cilan Riding School is located near Abersoch – 8.1 miles from the property


Abersoch Golf Club - voted 17th Best Course in Wales and is a challenging 18 hole course for golfers of all abilities. 5.5 miles

Pwllheli Golf Club – one of the finest golf courses in North Wales with its own dedicated popular mobile phone app. An 18 hole course with a mixture of tree-lined parkland golf and link golf in an amazing setting. 6.5 miles

Nefyn Golf Club – an unique 26 hole layout with access to the renowned Ty Coch Inn. Visitors have the option of playing The Old or the New Course. 7.5 miles

Llyn Pay and Play Golf Course and Driving Range at Pen-y-Berth is an all-weather facility suitable for beginners and experienced golfers who want to improve their swing. A new 9 hole course has recently been established. 7.5 miles


Shore, river and boat fishing are available on the Lleyn Peninsula. Boat trips are available from Abersoch (5.6 miles) and Pwllheli (6.5 miles)

Children can enjoy crabbing from Abersoch Harbour 5.6 miles from the property.


Abersoch is a Mecca for all water sports enthusiasts providing surfing, wakeboarding, surfboarding and sailing. 5 miles

Pwllheli Marina is located 6.5 miles from the property.