Introducing our collection of holiday cottages beyond Eryri…Published on 15 Aug 2023 by Amy Greenwood
If you’re looking for a change from your regular holiday destination why not take a look at some of our holiday cottages beyond North Wales? We have some beautiful properties located outside our main areas of North Wales/ Eryri (Snowdonia) with new locations just waiting to be explored…
Llety Hiraeth, Llety Bugail & Llety Cariad – Montgomery
Surrounded by rolling hills and ancient woodland, Llety Hiraeth, Llety Bugail and Llety Cariad form an exclusive collection of luxury, contemporary holiday lodges in an idyllic setting in rural Montgomery. The front facades of all three lodges are fully glazed offering outstanding views of the Mid-Wales countryside, yet the landscaping and positioning of the lodges mean that none are overlooked. All three boast beautiful outdoor spaces with large patios, BBQs and hot tubs – just perfect for a relaxing rural break.
Located close to the Welsh border there are several pretty villages nearby, including Llandyssil, a small village with a lovely pub, which is just a short walk away. Montgomery, a couple of miles away, is home to the 12th century ruins of Montgomery castle along with a number of cafes and restaurants. Keen walkers can enjoy the Offa’s Dyke Trail, or venture across the border into the Shropshire Hills, a fabulous area to explore with a rich and varied landscape and a fabulous dark skies destination for fans of astrophotography.
Llety Hiraeth sleeps 4 in two bedrooms
Llety Bugail sleeps 4, in two bedrooms, and is dog friendly
Llety Cariad sleeps 6 in three bedrooms, is dog friendly and has the advantage of an EV charger
Tynrhyd – Mid Wales, close to Mynach Falls (Devil’s Bridge Falls)
Tynrhyd is a collection of properties which can be booked separately or together to accommodate a large number of guests for a special event or extended family get-together. Tucked away in an idyllic rural setting in Ceredigion, Mid Wales, an impossibly beautiful region, Ffermdy, Barcud, Cambrian and Pumlumon are set in 13 acres of private gardens with a football field, terraces, meadows and nature trails to explore. The properties have been lovingly renovated to create attractive and spacious holiday accommodation with exposed rustic oak beams sitting alongside contemporary furnishings. All properties are dog friendly, have hot tubs and EV chargers.
Nature lovers will love the proximity to the Cambrian Mountains, big rolling landscapes, and nearby golden beaches. The local hills and mountains offer no end of wide ranging activities, and this part of Wales is considered an excellent ‘dark sky area’ for stargazers. You’ll find one of Wales’ showstopper natural attractions on the doorstep, the Mynach waterfalls (Devil’s Bridge Falls); a spectacular 45 minute circular trail will take you to the falls through an ancient woodland gorge.
Aberystwyth is just 12 miles away, with plenty of independent shops, boutiques and second hand book shops to browse as well as some great places to eat. The nearby Cardigan Bay coast is home to many beautiful beaches, and well worth exploring; head to the delightful seaside town of New Quay for brilliant boat trips and dolphin spotting.
Ffermdy-Tynrhyd sleeps 12 in 5 bedroom suites, dog friendly, with a hot tub and EV charger
Barcud-Tynrhyd sleeps 5 in 2 bedrooms, dog friendly, with a hot tub and EV charger
Cambrian-Tynrhyd sleeps 17 in 4 bedroom suites, dog friendly, with a hot tub and EV charger
Pumlumon-Tynrhyd sleeps 16 in 4 bedroom suites, dog friendly, with a hot tub and EV charger
Derw-Offa – near Hay on Wye, Mid-West Wales
This large four bedroom cottage on Offa’s Dyke near Hay on Wye offers luxury accommodation with bags of space and character. It sleeps up to eight guests and two well behaved dogs and is perfect for a family break or getaway with friends. A former inn, the cottage dates to the 16th century and has been carefully restored to preserve its character with exposed beams, oak floors and oiled wooden doors.
Situated on the Wales/ England border in the small village of Newchurch, Derw Offa is just seven miles from Hay on Wye with its many book and antique shops. It is ideal for walkers being located in a beautiful rural setting surrounded by rolling countryside, forests, rivers and valleys, and is perfectly placed for exploring Herefordshire, the Wye Valley, the Black Mountains and the Brecon Beacons.
The Longbarn – near Ruthin, North East Wales
The Longbarn is an impressive Grade II listed luxury barn near Ruthin, set in a beautiful rural location with uninterrupted views of the surrounding countryside. Stunning inside and out, the property is full of character with a vaulted ceiling, exposed oak roof trusses and slate window sills, along with a beautiful garden and large loggia which makes the ideal outdoor dining space. With three double bedrooms, each with a private bathroom, it is an ideal property for a large family group or a get-together with friends.
Within walking distance of Ruthin, this North East Wales location is ideal for exploring the dramatic landscapes of the Clwydian Range and Dee Valley and a number of pretty nearby market towns including Corwen and Llangollen.
Bwthyn Dyfrdwy – Llangollen, Denbighshire
Bwthyn Dyfrdwy is a stunning house located in the heart of Llangollen on the banks of the River Dee. Deceptively spacious, it sleeps seven guests (plus an infant) in three bedrooms and makes the ideal base for a family holiday. From the first floor balcony you can enjoy unparalleled views across the river; watch as canoeists navigate the tumbling waters below and enjoy the nostalgic sound of the steam train as it chugs into Llangollen Station, just a stone’s throw from the cottage.
The pretty market town of Llangollen offers something for everyone with a fabulous range of cafes, bars, restaurants and independent shops, while the surrounding area offers a wealth of activities from rafting, canoeing, rock climbing and gorge walking to gentle picturesque walks or challenging hikes. Explore the Dee Valley, visit the Pontcysyllte Aqueduct, or take a trip to the nearby market towns of Corwen or Oswestry.