Self Catering Holiday Cottage between Betws-y-Coed and Llandudno ... ideal for exploring Snowdonia & North Wales
The holiday cottage is in a peaceful location above the Conwy Valley between Betws-y-Coed and Llandudno and has views across fields towards the mountains of Snowdonia. From this self catering accommodation you can explore the many attractions and activities that Snowdonia and the rest of North Wales have to offer.
- lakes and mountains of the Snowdonia National Park
- historic castles and houses to visit
- close to Llandudno and North Wales coast
- walking, mountain biking & other outdoor activities
The holiday cottage is set half way down the lane which leads to a small traditional Welsh sheep farm where the 5th generation of the same Welsh speaking family still farm the land.
The cottage is a much loved and cared for part of this small family farm, and is beautifully presented for each and every guest by the owners. Their mission is that you will have lovely memories of your holiday at the cottage, and of North Wales. The income from this holiday cottage helps the family sustain this traditional way of life in these Welsh Hills. Springtime is a very special time of year when you will see the newborn lambs in the fields surrounding the cottage.
Attractions Around Cae Llwyd
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Things To Do and Places To Visit around this Holiday Cottage in North Wales
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Your stay at Cae Llwyd can be as relaxing or as active as you please. You can simply unwind and relax at the cottage where you can be assured of peace and quiet, and enjoy the different views from each and every window and see the varied species of wildlife which inhabit the surrounding farmland which is part of an agri-environmental scheme by the Countryside Council for Wales, which aims to protect and enhance the landscapes of Wales. In the spring you will see the little Welsh lambs playing in the fields surrounding the cottage.
Alternatively, you can explore the attractions of North Wales, all of which are within easy reach. For the Foodies The Bodnant Welsh Food Centre and Bodnant Gardens are just 10 minutes from the cottage.
The area is a walkers, artists and photographers paradise with numerous mountains, forests and valleys waiting to be discovered. There are many books at the cottage about various walks, and the history of the surrounding area. For mountain bikers, the Marin Trail is only a few miles away, and mountain bikes can be stored in the garage.
Adventure seekers will enjoy the Go Below under ground experience, Zip World, Bounce Below, and the recently opened Surf Snowdonia which is just across the valley from the cottage.
The nearest shops are two miles away in the historical town of Llanrwst, where 65% of the population speak the Welsh language and are striving to keep this native language alive. Experience true Welsh culture in this small market town that can cater for all your needs with several local butchers, bakeries, 'Blas ar Fwyd' delicatessen and 'Blas ar Win' Wine Shop, green grocers and a small supermarket and a variety of small specialist shops, gift shops, several pubs, take aways including the Award winning Best Curry House and Best Curry Chef 2014 and Tir a Môr Fish & Chip Shop, numerous cafes and restaurants such as Lle Hari.
The newly opened Restaurant on the Rock at Plas Maenan Country House is less than 2 miles away on the A470. An excellent restaurant serving Lunch, Afternoon Tea & Dinner on Thursday, Friday & Saturday and Sunday Lunch 12pm to 5pm in stunningly beautifully rooms overlooking the Conwy Valley below.
The Bee Inn in the nearby village of Eglwysbach serves great food, and there are several other excellent pubs, restaurants and bistros within a few minutes drive away in neighbouring villages - an eating out booklet is provided at the cottage with details of the numerous excellent eateries in the area.
To help you plan your journey, and see where Cae Llwyd is located, see the Find Us page for location map and route planner.