Ganllwyd holiday cottage accommodation with walking, TV and rural retreat and DVD

Tyddyn y Coed - 75438

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Cottage / 3 bedrooms / sleeps 5 Home 539710

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Cottage / 3 bedrooms / sleeps 5

Key Info
  • Nearest beach 18 km
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • Pets welcome
  • Private garden

Set within Coed-y-Brenin's 9000 acres of forest, mountains and rivers, Tyddyn y Coed enjoys a central location in the heart of Snowdonia. If you're looking for outdoor adventures the options are endless. From the world renowned Mountain Biking Centre at Coed y Brenin and its forest walks to the spectacular Mawddach Trail and Cadair Idris, one of the most popular mountain walks in Snowdonia. For some extreme sports, Go Ape High Wire course and the National White Water Rafting Centre are also on the doorstep.

If you prefer a more relaxing holiday, enjoy the breath-taking views of the Mawddach Estuary, miles of golden sand at Barmouth beach, Ffestiniog Mountain Railway or explore the nearby market town of Dolgellau. Tyddyn y Coed offers the perfect opportunity to enjoy the best of Snowdonia.

Ground Floor

Originally a forester's cottage, Tyddyn y Coed sits in an idyllic position with views over Coed-y-Brenin forest park and towards the spectacular mountain of Cadair Idris.

Hand built kitchen painted in Farrow and Ball with complementing Laura Ashley blinds and views to woodland. Dishwasher, washing machine, electric cooker and hob, microwave and fridge freezer all included. Quarry tiled floor.

Dual aspect living room / diner with wood flooring and views to woodland. This cosy room includes an oak beamed fireplace with a log burner and solid oak floors. Two and three seater leather sofas and footstool along with a Flat Screen Satellite TV, DVD player, DVD library and a book library. Dining table and chairs at the other end of the room.

Entrance/Hallway - Large porch area with seating leading in to inner hallway with quarry tiled floor, storage under stair cupboards, book case and oak stairway rising to first floor. Roman blinds and photo images of the area compliment the décor.


Bedroom 1 - Double bedroom painted in a soothing pastel paint palette with complementing cream furniture. 2000 pocket sprung mattress and an electric blanket. 32 inch TV with Satellite connection. Draw and wardrobe storage and views to Coed-y-Brenin Forest and River.

Bedroom 2 - Double bedroom also painted in a soothing pastel paint palette with complementing fresh white furniture. 2000 pocket sprung mattress, views to Coed-y-Brenin Forest and River and draw and wardrobe storage.

Bedroom 3 - Single bedroom is decorated in a similar style to bedroom 2. Metal cream Laura Ashley daybed with quality mattress and views to woodland at rear.

Fully tiled bathroom with modern bath, shower screen, dual use shower and basin. Laura Ashley blinds.

Separate toilet, also with views to woodland.


Private lawned garden with garden furniture, BBQ and views towards Mount Cadair Idris.

Additional Information

Bed linen, hand and bath towels included

Heating and electricity included

1 dog welcome

Cot and high chair provided

Off road parking available

Bike storage space available

Please note a refundable security deposit of £150 is required by the owner prior to arrival.

Weekly lets from £410 / Short breaks from £307.50

Size Sleeps up to 5, 3 bedrooms
Rooms 3 bedrooms, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms
Nearest beach Barmouth 18 km
Access Car advised
Nearest Amenities 5.5 km
Family friendly Great for children of all ages
Notes Pets welcome, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

Luxuries DVD player
General Central heating, TV, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available
Standard Kettle, Toaster
Utilities Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine
Furniture Double beds (2), Single beds (1), Cots (1), Dining seats for 5, Lounge seats for 5
Other Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair
Outdoors Private garden, BBQ
Access Parking, Suitable for people with restricted mobility, Not suitable for wheelchair users

The Gwynedd region

Tyddyn y Coed provides 5 star accommodation for up to 5 guests in Coed y Brenin Forest Park. This means that you will have a beautiful home to return to every evening, whether you've been out mountain biking, white water rafting, relaxing on a local beach or exploring the local market towns. The cottage is set in Ganllwyd, a traditional rural village in the heart of Snowdonia. The nearest facilities include a café (just over 1 mile) and a pub and restaurant (1.5 miles).

The nearest shops can be found at Trawsfyndd Holiday Park (3.5 miles), in Trawsfynydd village (5 miles) or in the nearest town of Dolgellau (5.5 miles). There are plenty of high quality restaurants in the area as well, including Plas Dolmelynllyn (0.5 miles), Bwyty Mawddach Restaurant (4 miles) and The Meirionnydd in Dolgellau.

Amongst the top attractions in the area are Coed-y-Brenin Forest Park & Mountain Biking Centre, the 'Go Ape' Live Wire Course, Mount Cadair Idris and the Mawddach estuary. Ffestiniog Mountain Railway is another recommended day out, not to mention the Blue Flag Beach at Barmouth, the Italian Village of Portmeirion, Harlech Castle and so much more.

Cycling / Mountain Biking

Coed-y-Brenin Mountain Biking Centre. 1.3 mile

The Mawddach Trail – Dolgellau - suitable for all ages – cyclists, walkers and wheelchair users. 5 miles from your Coed y Brenin accommodation.


Coed-y-Brenin Forest Park. Various walks from the property. 0 miles

New Precipice Walk – Llanelltyd - suitable for all ages. 4 mile

The Mawddach Trail – As above

Cadair Idris (mountain walk) – 3 main routes starting from Dolgellau (5.5 miles), Minffordd (12.5 miles) and Abergynolwyn (18 miles).

Precipice Walk – Dolgellau - suitable for all ages. 5.5 miles


Trawsfynydd Lake. 5 miles

Read more about the range of opportunities to go fishing in the Dolgellau area – suitable options for all ages.


Dolgellau Golf Club – 9 hole golf course. 5.5 miles

Pony Trekking

Bwlchgwyn Pony Trekking Centre - suitable for anyone over 4yrs. 11 miles


Barmouth Beach – long, sandy beach with Blue Flag award. 12 miles

Fairbourne Beach – sandy beach. 12.5 miles


National White Water Centre, Canolfan Tryweryn – White Water Rafting, Kayaking & Canoeing. 20 miles

Bala Lake (Llyn Tegid) – sailing, canoeing, kayaking, windsurfing, raft building etc. 20 miles

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      Calendar last updated:10 Nov 2015

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