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36 Glan Gors, Harlech Ground floor 3 bed apartment


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Excellent 5/5 20 reviews

Harlech beach. Miles of golden sand and stunning sunsets.

Apartment | 3 bedrooms | sleeps 5

Key Info
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Great for children of all ages 5
  • Car advised
  • Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner

Glan Gors self catering apartment in Snowdonia National Park is a pleasant non-smoking holiday home nestled in the historic town of Harlech. Ideal for families and couples, the ground floor property sleeps up to five people. We are sorry, but due to previous bad experiences we do not take bookings from young single sex groups who do not wish to maintain the quiet environment and respect the property and neighbours. This is definitely not a suitable venue for hen or stag parties.

Comprising of three comfortable bedrooms (1 king, 1 double & 1 single), a spacious lounge area and well equipped kitchen, it is ideal for the self catering visitor. In the warmer months enjoy sitting out in the gardens and admire the spectacular views of the hills above Harlech.

It is within walking distance of a selection of shops, cafes, restaurants and pubs. A stroll away is Harlech beach, ideal for families with children. Locally there are several other large sandy beaches. Royal St David's golf course is about a five minute walk away. The area is excellent for walkers of all abilities, either in the heart of Snowdonia or on the Rhinogydd a few miles behind Harlech. For those wanting to tour and looking for a bit of history there are beautiful castles in the area including the nearby Harlech Castle.

Our ground floor apartment provides easy access ideal for those who are less mobile. The lounge/dining area has plenty of comfortable seating, freeview television, DVD & video player. There is a small selection of videos, DVDs, books, cards, & board games. The fully equipped kitchen has an electric cooker, microwave, fridge & washing machine. We provide bedding, towels & tea towels, but if you prefer to bring your own we will deduct 10% from the rental price. Electricity is included in the cost of the rental. We normally send a key out by post when the balance has been received. For late bookings we can make an arrangement for the key to be collected from a near neighbour.

We are happy to take a well behaved adult dog so long as the owners bring its own bed & don't allow it onto chairs or beds.

BY CAR. From the north take the A496 from Maentwrog & take a right turn (still the A496) after you go through the village of Talsarnau. As you enter lower Harlech the Morfa garage (Texaco) is on the left hand side of the road and immediately opposite this is the right turn into Glan Gors estate.

From the south via Barmouth: go north on the A496 & about 2 miles after passing through Llanbedr follow the road downhill , past Royal St David's golf course on your left & then over the railway crossing. The Morfa garage is on your right hand side & you turn left into the estate opposite this garage.

Turn into the car park on the left that has a large tree by its entrance & park there. In the far corner of the car park there is a path heading in the direction of the school playing field fence. This leads to number 36, which is the ground floor property nearest to the fence.


Harlech is on the Cambrian coast line, with some direct connections from Birmingham. Go onto the main road, cross & turn to the right. Glan Gors estate is about 5 minutes walk, just past the school field & the property can be reached by walking along the path which is a left turn immediately after the school field.


Buses (38) from Barmouth stop at the front of the estate. There is an express bus (X94) that runs from Wrexham to Barmouth.

Size Sleeps up to 5, 3 bedrooms
Nearest beach Harlech 1 km
Will consider Short breaks (1-4 days)
Access Car advised
Nearest Amenities 500 m
Nearest travel links Nearest railway: Harlech 1 km
Family friendly Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility
Notes Pets welcome, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

Luxuries DVD player
General TV, Video player
Standard Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer
Utilities Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Washing machine
Rooms 3 bedrooms, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Shower rooms
Furniture Single beds (1), Double beds (2), Dining seats for 5, Lounge seats for 5
Other Linen provided, Towels provided
Outdoors Shared garden
Access Parking

The North Wales region

North Wales is a rural area with many beautiful beaches. The Snowdonia National Park includes the mountains of Snowdonia, the Rhinogs behind Harlech and Cader Idris. It is a rural area mostly involved in tourism and hill farming.


Harlech is a village size town with a 13th century world heritage site castle dominating the skyline. It is set between the mountains and the sea with a long safe sandy beach.

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Review 1-10 of 20

4 Jun 2013


"Wonerful accommodation and location."

Communication with the owners was fantastic and they kept us informed about everything. The apartment was very clean, comfortable and welcoming. The location was great for visiting Barmouth, Porthma… More

14 Apr 2013


"comfotable and spacious"

All facilities on ground floor very neat and tidy in a good location for exploring and near to Harlech castle. Was like home from home nice views and although a cold wind outside soon got the apartmen… More

6 Oct 2011


"Excellent value, minimum hassle"

Fantastic place to stay, everything you need is there, beds are comfortable, very easy to book and organise, and of course a beatiful area of Wales to stay!… More

We're glad you enjoyed your stay & hope you'd like to visit us again sometime - a new cooker arrived today!

8 Aug 2011


"Very relaxing home from home"

This is my second time here, I was on a short break with a friend. It's still a lovely quiet location, ideal for our holiday needs. There is plenty of room to spread out & relax and the flat is e… More

We're pleased that you enjoyed your second stay at our property. It's always good to have returning guests.

7 Jul 2011


"séjour agréable et dépaysant"

nous avons eu une météo clémente pour apprécier de trés beaux paysages variés .Les chateaux sont à visiter...… More

Pleased that you got good weather to see the area at its best.

1 Jul 2011


"Relaxing Week away"

My first impressions of the accomodation were that it was in an ideal location, providing everything we would need for our stay, and indeed more.Inside was cozy, with more than enough to entertain us … More

We're pleased that you enjoyed you stay at Glan Gors and that you're looking forward to a return visit.

18 Jun 2011


"Most enjoyable,beautiful scenery,comfortable apartment."

Good location beaches nearby were beautiful.Harlech Castle worth a visit.Local shop had everything we needed & prices were reasonable.Neighbours all very friendly & gave advice on beaches etc. Apartme… More

We're very fortunate to have such friendly & helpful neighbours & are glad you enjoyed your stay.

16 Jun 2011


"Location for Beach and Town was excellent"

We were aware of location with regards to beach and Harlech town so it suited what we wanted to do on our break.Also enjoyed surrounding amenities.Only negative was some rooms were damp on arrival.… More

Sorry that you had a problem. We only vacated the property ourselves the day before your arrival, after a week's stay there, and had aired all rooms thoroughly before we left so don't understand why some rooms were damp but will look into it. If you feel that there was anything we could have done to resolve the problem, please let us know.

6 Feb 2011


"Great Location - clean and tidy flat!"

We stayed here in January - it was very cold but an excellent location for a spring/summer break.The owners were extremely helpful and informative. The flat was clean and tidy and had everything we ne… More

Sorry that you were cold. The storage heaters were put on by a neighbour the day before your arrival, but it looks like that wasn't sufficient in a cold January, even with the portable heaters provided. We are open to any suggestions that would make the place warmer in very cold weather.

18 Oct 2010


"A home from home"

Handy for the centre of Harlech. Very near the castle. Nice view of hills. Close to railway station and buses. Was fully equipped for all our needs. Friendly pub/restaurant just passed the castle.… More

Review 1-10 of 20

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