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Bwthyn Afon (River Cottage)

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Bwthyn Afon - River Cottage (Ffestiniog Holiday Cottages)
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6 reviews
Bwthyn Afon - River Cottage (Ffestiniog Holiday Cottages)
Bwthyn Afon's nameplate made locally using only the best Welsh slate!
Well appointed lounge with inglenook fireplace housing the multi fuel wood burning stove
Comfortable seating in the lounge area
Wine on arrival to welcome you
Well appointed kitchen area
Lovely and welcoming double bedroom
Ffestiniog steam railway passing high above the cottage in Tanygrisiau
Light & bright, comfortable single room
The front of the cottage enjoys a sunny aspect, sit and relax and enjoy the wine!
As the sun sets, light the chiminea and extend the evening. A perfect way to chill and end the day.
Local scenery and river across from the cottage
Beautiful even in the Snow
Waterfall at Cwmorthin - a very scenic walk from the cottage
Great Horse Riding in Snowdonia - nearest stables is about a 10 minute drive away
Porthmadog Harbour - only 10 miles away, why not take the Ffestiniog Steam train from Blaenau
Harlech Beach - miles & miles of sand, about a 20 minute drive away
Stwlan Dam - high above the cottage, a fantastic walk and rewarded with stunning views at the top!
Antur Stiniog's Downhill Trails at Blaenau Ffestiniog - only a 5 minute drive away
Caernarfon Castle - about a 30 minute drive away
Llechwedd Slate Caverns, Blaenau Ffestiniog - only a 5 minute drive away
Ffestiniog Narrow Gauge Steam Railway - only minutes from the cottage
Llama Trekking at Black Rock Sands and Coed y Brenin - only 15 - 20 minutes from cottage
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Overview
Cottage -
2 Bedrooms , 1 Bathroom , Sleeps 3
Tanygrisiau, Blaenau Ffestiniog, Snowdonia National Park, North Wales, Wales
Bwthyn Afon is a charming 18th century miner's holiday cottage. Set in a quiet location overlooking fields and nearby river & only a few minutes walk away from the Ffestiniog Steam Train railway station in Tanygrisiau. The cottage was completed renovated in 2012 and is decorated and furnished to provide delightful, homely accommodation to a high standard whilst retaining many character features such as an impressive inglenook fireplace with multi fuel stove in the lounge area, exposed beams and reproduction style panelling on the open staircase. The kitchen area is well equipped and modern in styling with spotlighting, whilst retaining a country cottage look and feel to it.

Situated in the heart of the Snowdonia National Park, the cottage stands amongst some dramatic scenery and enjoys views of countryside & hillside encompa...
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About the Owner, Angie R
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Response Time: Within a few hours
Calendar Updated: 14 days ago
Listed since : Jun 2013
Overall rating: 4.7 / 5.0
Based on 30 reviews and 5 properties
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Listing #HL521521
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Reviewed 22 November 2017 for a stay in November 2017

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Thank you so much for your lovely comments, we're delighted you had a good stay with us recently and enjoyed the cottage, facilities and the location. Thanks again, Angie and Rich

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Reviewed 25 October 2017 for a stay in October 2017

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Management response:

Thank you so much for your lovely review, we really appreciate it. So glad you enjoyed your recent stay at Bwthyn Afon and had a wonderful week exploring and walking, the mountains and surrounding scenery is fantastic. Hope to heave the pleasure of welcoming you again. Warm regards, Angie and Rich.

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Gary S
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Reviewed 19 November 2016 for a stay in November 2016

Absolutely perfect place to stay while exploring this stunning part of the UK. We enjoyed the best welcome we've ever had from a holiday cottage and we will be going back next year for sure! Thank you Angie and Rich. X

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Management response:

Dear Gary & Helen Thank you for your lovely review and comments, we are absolutely delighted you had a good week and enjoyed your stay here. We shall look forward to welcoming you back next year. She will be waiting for you!! Have a great Christmas and New Year, warmest regards, Angie & Rich

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Amenities
  • Cable/satellite TV
  • Central Heating
  • Cooker
  • Dining Seats (3)
  • Double Beds:(1)
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • Fireplace
  • Grill
  • Hairdryer
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (4)
  • Microwave
  • Parking
  • Private Garden
  • Refrigerator
  • Shower Rooms (1)
  • Single Beds:(1)
  • Stereo System
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Kid-friendly
    Pets allowed
    Smoking not allowed
Dogs only are welcome, a maximum of 2. They must remain downstairs and not be left alone in the cottage, unless kept in a crate. Please DO NOT allow dogs on the furniture or on...
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Bathrooms
    1 Shower
Bedrooms
    1 Full
    1 Twin
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Rates

Rates are calculated based on the latest information provided. Please contact the manager/owner to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.

Dates Min stay Per night Per week
Default 7 nights --
£450
6 Jan 2018 -
9 Feb 2018
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3 nights
£60
£230
10 Feb 2018 -
16 Feb 2018
Default
7 nights --
£290
17 Feb 2018 -
23 Feb 2018
Default
7 nights --
£260
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Additional Rate and Availability Information
We do offer short breaks (minimum of 3 nights) all year round subject to availability. We can also be flexible with the changeover/arrival day depending on the time of year. Please enquire for availability and prices. You can stay for 1 or 2 nights (subject to availability) however there is a 3 night minimum charge.
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About the neighbourhood
The cottage stands amongst some dramatic scenery and enjoys views of countryside & hillside encompassing the Manod mountains at the front with a craggy backdrop of the Moelwyn mountains which protect the village from much of the wind from northerly gales in the winter and give the village a pleasant southerly aspect with relatively mild weather considering how high it's located in Snowdonia. The cottage is situated in a terrace of about 12 cottages and is located in a quiet position away from the main road and passing traffic, there are parking bays opposite which are for the use of the terrace, so parking should not be a problem, but is on a first come, first served basis.

Situated in the village of Tanygrisiau, meaning 'Under the Steps', a close neighbour of the larger t...
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Access
Car advised
How to get there
Railway: Blaenau Ffestiniog, Gwynedd: 1.5 km
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Horse Riding Nearby, Nearest Beach: 13.0 km.
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