Holiday Cottages in North Wales
Home to some of the most wonderfully wild scenery in the UK, crumbling castles, imposing manor houses and peppered with picturesque villages, North Wales is becoming an increasingly popular holiday destination for those in the know. However, despite its natural beauty, North Wales has got a lot more going on than you might think. Book one of our fabulous
North Wales Cottages
and you’ll find yourself just a short trip away from the world-famous Clwyd Theatre and the Italian-designed village of Portmeirion –. which visitors of a certain age might remember as the setting for TV’s ‘The Prisoner’. Thankfully, you won’ find any giant bubble-gum guard dogs there anymore!
With all the mountains, forests and fields in the region, it’s easy to forget that there’s also a coast to explore. Some of our
North Wales Cottages
are within easy reach of the area’s best beaches, such as Llandudno Bay and Abersoch Beach. In addition to being spectacularly clean, many beaches along the north coast offer the opportunity to spot seals, dolphins and – you guessed it – whales!
What’s good to do in North Wales?
Family holidays are easy in North Wales. A visit to Snowdonia is a must, offering amazing views from the highest peak in the National Park. While you might not want to climb it, it looks just as impressive from the ground, looming over the countryside. To see a bit more of the region, you might find that the kids would enjoy a trip on the Ffestiniog Railway, which calls in at Portmeirion. Conwy Castle is great fun for families, and Conwy itself is the site for a number of festivals throughout the year. You can book one of our
cottages in North Wales
to coincide with any events you might want to see.
North Wales is also establishing itself as something of a hotspot for foodies. Along the coast, you’ll find plenty of top-notch chippies, serving local catch as well as traditional chip-shop fare. Travel inland and you’ll discover some fabulous pubs and inns, such as the White Eagle Inn in Anglesey and the Glynne Arms in Hawarden. For special nights out, there are some superb restaurants, such as the Dining Room in Llandudno.
Whatever you want from your downtime, our extensive range of
cottages in North Wales
can help you achieve holiday heaven.
Holiday Cottages in South Wales
Famed for its song-filled valleys, outstanding beaches and pitted with the remains of the mining industry, booking one of our South Wales Cottages will introduce you to region of the UK that is thick with myth, legend and natural beauty. However, it’s not all about the great outdoors, and you can book one of our South Wales Cottages near Cardiff and enjoy first-class shopping, extraordinary restaurants and even watch a game the of rugby at the Cardiff Millennium Stadium. In short, there’s something for everyone in South Wales.
This beautiful and vibrant part of the country is easily accessible, and is connected to road and train lines from across the country. There’s the opportunity to catch a flight or you can drive across the Severn Bridge and experience the sense that you really are entering another country.
What are the must-see bits of South Wales?
Cardiff is a superb city and sports a distinctly bohemian atmosphere, and alongside the high-street giants, you’ll find independent boutique shops and some eclectic markets selling everything from handmade clothes to local meats and produce. The city also has a thriving music scene and, for younger visitors, don’t forget that it’s the home of the Doctor Who Experience! Using one of our holiday cottages in South Wales near Cardiff gives you access to the cosmopolitan side of this beautiful city.
For those who want to leave the hustle and bustle behind them, booking one of our holiday cottages in South Wales close to the Wye Valley should tick all the right boxes. The Wye Valley is one of Wales’ most dramatic and beautiful regions, teeming with wildlife and having been designated an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.
With a rich history under its belt, South Wales is studded with castles, from the crumbling ramparts of Carreg Cennen to the seaside spectacle of Criccieth Castle. However, the jewel in the crown must be Caernarfon Castle, situated on the banks of the River Seiont and bristling with Edwardian style.
It’s easy to forget the South Wales is fringed with some exceptional beaches and, with the weather on your side, you could almost believe you were on the other side of the world! Be sure to check out Swansea’s beach and the spectacular stretch of sands that makes up Three Cliffs Bay in the Gower.