Harlech Holiday Attractions
Harlech Holiday Cottage
View from the lounge to Portmeirion village directly opposite the cottage The cottage and front gardens Cottage outdoor decking area with views of Portmeirion village
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Andy & Liz Cox
Caerffynnon Hall Estate
LL47 6TA
07977 469716
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‘We have owned and enjoyed our Welsh cottage since 1983, and we hope you enjoy your stay as much as we do, year on year, continuing to discover wonderful places in a beautiful and tranquil unspoilt area.’
Andy & Liz Cox
Wales Tourist Board 4 Star Self Catering Rating 4 Star Self Catering Rating from The AA

Harlech Holiday Cottage 'Ty-Gwyn'

Welsh Holiday Attractions

There are many famous tourist attractions to visit on your Welsh holidays: castles, mills, potteries, mines (slate, gold and copper) and narrow gauge railways are all within easy reach of our Welsh holiday cottage near Harlech.

Talsarnau is central for an excellent variety of activities: golf courses, pony trekking, walking and fishing. Snowdonia is less than an hour away and Harlech is only 15 minutes away.

The Ffestiniog Railway
Narrow gauge steam railway, Portmadog
  Snowdonia Mountain Railway
At Clogwyn station 779 metres above sea level
Ffestiniog Railway    Snowdonia Mountain Railway
Harlech Castle
13th century historic castle and grounds.
  Sygun Copper Mine
Harlech Castle    Sygun Copper mine
Beautiful Snowdonian mountain village
  Portmeirion Village
Unique Italiante village, setting for 1960's TV show “The Prisoner”
Beddgelert    Portmeirion Village
Views of the Snowdonia Mountain Railway at Llanberis.
A view from the train on the way to the summit of Snowdon
  View of Snowdon
View of Snowdon    View of Snowdon
View of Snowdon   View of Snowdon

Beaches close to Talsarnau

Welsh holidays aren't complete without a trip to the seaside and the North Wales coastline has some of the finest blue flag beaches in the country, including 8 in Gwynedd alone.

Barmouth resort
Victorian seaside holiday resort.
Welsh seaside town
Barmouth resort    abersoch beach 
Morfa Harlech
8 minutes drive from the cottage
  Morfa Dyffryn
25 minutes drive just after the village of Dyffryn Ardudwy
Morfa Harlech - Harlech beach   Morfa Dyffryn - Dyffryn Beach

There are also beaches at Porthmadog, Dinas Dinlle, Pwllheli, Caernarfon and Tywyn.


Royal St. David's Golf Club - Clwb Golff Brenhinol Dewi Sant

Nationally and internationally renowned, Royal St David's is one of Wales' premier golf courses. It provides a challenging test of golf in a breathtaking setting in the most beautiful and scenic part of the Principality and dominated by the brooding presence of Harlech Castle. Established in 1894, Royal St David's Golf Club is the home of one of the finest traditional links courses in the world. The undulating fairways and fast true greens are all that would be expected of a championship links course. See our Golf Breaks page for more golf courses in the region.


The Snowdonia National Park, which has the evocative Welsh name of 'Eryri' meaning ' the place of the eagles', is an area of outstanding natural beauty covering 838 square miles and containing some of the most magnificent scenery in Wales.


Welcome to Porthmadog, the base from which to explore all of Snowdonia; it is the gateway to the country’s most breathtaking National Park covering 840 square miles with its purple tipped mountains and forests.


The Dwyfor Ranch Rabbit farm and Animal Park is situated in the beautiful village of Llanystumdwy between the busy towns of Porthmadog and Pwllheli.on the Lleyn Peninsula, North Wales. For over 30 years the farm has welcomed visitors to interact with a wide range of farm animals including some rare breeds. Under adult supervision, the children are allowed to handle a selection of different types of animals including rabbits, guinea pigs and puppies, as well as hand-feeding many of the larger animals such as pigmy goats, alpacas, rhea, donkeys, ponies, pigs and lambs. You may see a wide variety of newly born animals or be lucky enough to witness a birth!


CHWAREL HÊN, LLANFAIR SLATE CAVERNS - The entry to this old but important slate mine is through the main tunnel, under the twin arches of the crypt, and into the lofty cathedral cavern. Remember that the tunnels and caverns you are about to see are all man made over a 100 years ago with only a candle for lighting.


Local Events

There's always something to see or do around Harlech: