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Church Gate Cottage

(Ref. 1020652)

Llanfaes near Beaumaris, Anglesey Show on map


Sykes rating

  • 4 Guests

  • 2 Bedrooms

  • 1 Bathroom

  • Pets Yes


  • Off road parking
  • Ground floor accommodation
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Open fire
  • Garden / Patio
  • Cot available
  • Highchair available
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Broadband / WiFi

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52 Customer Reviews

  • "Church Gate Cottage was lovely - warm, cosy and comfortable."

    It's enclosed garden was great for my dog, but wet weather made me anxious about bringing mud indoors. Llanfaes was a great place to stay, next to Beaumaris with its independent shops and eating places. I loved going to Llanddona beach - a vast, usually empty stretch of sand. I think my only criticism of the cottage would be that some of the depleted crockery sets need replacements, as do the teaspoons. I would advise future guests to be wary of the small step down into the bathroom, as it's very easy to forget. I am looking forward to a return visit to Church Gate Cottage.

    Reviewed by Rebecca5.0Dec 2023

  • "Lovely cottage warm cosy and very quiet would definitely consider renting This property again."

    Everything we could possibly need for a weekly stay.

    Reviewed by Shirley4.7Nov 2023

  • "This was our third stay at the cottage this year and hopefully we will get at ..."

    This was our third stay at the cottage this year and hopefully we will get at least one chance of staying there next year this should indicate how much we love this ideally situated cottage

    Reviewed by Sidney5.0Oct 2023

  • "Enjoyed another wonderful week there; so restful and peaceful in this beautiful designed cottage."

    Discovered fabulous new places thanks to your book on pub walks with your dog. Thank you for everything.

    Reviewed by Alan4.7Sep 2023

  • "Fantastic property, nestled out of the way but only a few minutes from Beaumaris ."

    With all the comforts of home, you soon settle in and relax. Very clean and easy to keep on top of. Lovely garden and the peace and quiet is sublime. Definitely a’would book again’ property. The dogs enjoyed it too!

    Reviewed by Dennis5.0Sep 2023

  • "Beautiful cottage and lovely garden to sit on the patio ."

    Cottage very clean and comfortable. All that you need in cottage, and the icing on the cake was glorious weather all week , would definitely recommend and come again.

    Reviewed by Brenda5.0Sep 2023

  • "We had an absolutely wonderful week."

    Diolch ☺️

    Reviewed by Sue5.0Aug 2023

  • "We hope they already know what we think as it was our second stay at the cottage and it’s a wee Shangri-la"

    Reviewed by Sidney5.0Jul 2023

  • "Comfortable and well equipped cottage."

    Very nicely renovated. Good location - quiet and peaceful yet only 5 minutes drive from Beaumaris itself.

    Reviewed by Lynn4.7Jun 2023

  • "This was our 3rd stay at Church Gate Cottage and it won't be our last!"

    We just love it here. The cottage is well appointed and in a lovely, peaceful setting. This year we particularly appreciated the new seating both in the lounge and the garden. The sofa and chairs are much more comfortable than the ones still shown on the website. We had the pleasure this year of hearing some young tawny owls and saw one by the front door.

    Reviewed by Caroline4.7Jun 2023

  • "A wonderful property set in a beautiful location."

    We felt at home and comfortable straight away. The property was kitted out with all the essential items required. We would recommend the property to anyone who is visiting the island.

    Reviewed by David5.0May 2023

  • "Gorgeous cottage, in a quiet location but so handy for Beaumaris with a lovely picturesque walk."

    Couldn’t fault the cottage at all, extremely clean and all the amenities you could want.

    Reviewed by Barbara5.0May 2023

  • "This was our second visit to Church Gate Cottage and it was all we remembered!"

    Cosy, spotlessly clean and well equipped. My husband has difficulty walking so most of our days were spent on site. Excellent walks from the cottage for our dog and myself. The large garden is a bonus. This year we only ate out once and thoroughly enjoyed a meal at The Boathouse in Red Wharf Bay. We certainly hope to return again next year. Ps. Thank you for the very welcome wine!

    Reviewed by Jennifer5.0Mar 2023

  • "Our third visit to Church Gate Cottage."

    It is warm, comfortable and well equipped. The enclosed garden is ideal for our two small dogs. Hope to return next year.

    Reviewed by Anthony5.0Jan 2023

  • "Whilst the property would be dog friendly for many, the rear garden was not fully secure and was not fully suitable for our young Irish setter who did her best to escape, so she was kept under control."

    The property was in excellent order and the kitchen lounge diner area was all that you need. only the shower in the bathroom was not to our taste as it just flooded the floor area..

    Reviewed by John4.7Dec 2022

  • "As a couple with a aging Border Collie, we found Church Gate Cottage a wonderful place to stay."

    It's clear a lot of thought and effort has gone into the setup and that made for a really relaxing break, thank you. Things such as a well equipped kitchen, enclosed garden, wood burner and clothes washing/drying facilities meant we were able to really relax and enjoy our stay. Great views and a short walk to Beaumaris were the icing on the cake.

    Reviewed by Thomas4.7Nov 2022

  • "Enjoyed a week in the cottage."

    Well appointed and comfortable. It was lovely of the owners to leave us a bottle of wine. I couldn't find a hairdryer but I rang the owners and they bought one for future guests. Hope to return, as we like the area and pleased we have found a lovely cottage to stay in.

    Reviewed by Patricia4.7Oct 2022

  • "Lovely cottage the cleanest we have stayed in The garden was perfect for our two dogs who loved it."

    Location was beautiful too ,brilliant walks The only thing I'd mention was that the extractor fan didn't always work no problem though open window works well

    Reviewed by Andrew5.0Sep 2022

  • "We liked the cottage very much."

    I would have given a maximum score but there were a couple of issues. We had a problem with the shower. Hue, the owner did come over and it was sorted to a degree. The toilet flush was another thing. The cistern was very slow filling up, which mean’t. It was impossible to flush for quite some time after use. All this is odd as the bathroom facilities are new. No hair dryer. I have not experienced this anywhere else I have stayed. I had to go out and buy one. I did mention this to the owner. Also I couldn’t find the laundry bags for soiled linen ( as stated in the file.). Other than these things we enjoyed our stay, at Church Gate Cottage. Nice garden, quiet and peaceful,yet well positioned for. Beaumaris and lots of beauty spots.

    Reviewed by Helen4.1Sep 2022

  • "Generally an excellent cottage in a beautiful,location."

    The single beds had slats which easily came apart and we had to put them back several times. They were being used by adults so we’re not being jumped on ! They may need some extra fixing underneath. The pillows were rather poor and caused some neck ache. Otherwise the fittings and decor are superb, and it was very pleasant to come home to such spacious accommodation after a day out.

    Thanks for your feedback. So sorry you had problems with the beds. The slats have just been replaced with better quality ones and the pillows will be renewed before the next guests arrive. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Dorothy Ann4.4Aug 2022

  • "Church cottage is in a beautiful peaceful setting."

    It’s a lovely house, lacked only a sun parasol in the garden ( we did have amazing weather though!) we wouldn’t look anywhere else we’re we to visit Anglesy again.

    Reviewed by Susan5.0Aug 2022

  • "A beautifully presented cottage in a stunning and quiet location."

    The owners have gone to great lengths to provide all one needs for a relaxing and comfortable holiday.

    Reviewed by Michael5.0May 2022

  • "Cottage was loverly with plenty of space and loads of facilities the garden was ..."

    Cottage was loverly with plenty of space and loads of facilities the garden was great my 2 dogs enjoyed running around we felt relaxed because it all enclosed we will definitely be returning again thanks for the use of your cottage

    Reviewed by Edwin4.4Apr 2022

  • "We had an excellent week in Church Gate Cottage."

    It was in a beautiful location and met all the claims in the advert. I must comment on the beds too.....unusually comfortable for a holiday rental! We hope to return at a future date and highly recommend to all.

    Reviewed by Jennifer5.0Mar 2022

  • "Our second visit to Church Gate Cottage so we knew what to expect."

    We enjoyed our stay and I'm sure we will return in the future.

    Reviewed by Anthony5.0Jan 2022

  • "We had a great week at Church Gate Cottage."

    The location is perfect for walks,very scenic views and so peaceful.The cottage is warm and homely.Netflix on the tv is a real bonus!The enclosed garden is well cared for.Perfect for couples and families alike.

    Reviewed by Lynne4.4Nov 2021

  • "The cottage was wonderful and was spotlessly clean with lots of lovely points."

    We loved the location and the beautifully maintained garden was a fantastic added bonus. We had a great week and will definitely return to explore Anglesey further. However, we did find the bedrooms slightly damp, the main bed was extremely comfortable but felt slightly small to be a king-sized (which was what was advertised), the sofa felt past it's best (not helped by only having one cushion) and the fridge was smaller than the one we have in our caravan fridge. None of these impacted on our enjoyment of the cottage but might be areas to consider for future improvement.

    Reviewed by Sue4.1Oct 2021

  • "The cottage was warm & welcoming both my dogs enjoyed the garden We didn’t ..."

    The cottage was warm & welcoming both my dogs enjoyed the garden We didn’t need the wood burner as I have one at home but it was warm enough without

    Reviewed by Frances5.0Oct 2021

  • "Lovely cottage, nice and clean, Comfortable bed, settees not so comfortable."

    Reviewed by Nigel4.7Oct 2021

  • "Only slight issue is that the fridge is far too small if there are more than 2 people staying at the cottage."

    Reviewed by Jason5.0Sep 2021

  • "Church Gate cottage is a great place to stay and well placed to explore the island."

    The cottage is spacious and very well maintained. The garden is lovely and you can watch the rabbits in the churchyard from the kitchen window. There is a great walk across the golf course into Beaumaris. Perfect!

    Reviewed by Dawn5.0Aug 2021

  • "Fabulous cottage in idyllic setting, home from home, perfect as a base for exploring Anglesey."

    Reviewed by Jill5.0Aug 2021

  • "This is, by far, THE best place we’ve stayed at on the isle."

    In fact I’d be keen on buying it! The owners, Huw & Gaynor are so helpful and friendly and make the stay that extra it better. The location could not be any more perfect for a truly relaxing break. We were lucky with the weather so spent a lot of time in the garden. The neighbours are also really lovely. If you stay in one place on the island, make sure it’s this one. Beautiful little cottage.

    Reviewed by Stephen5.0Jul 2021

  • "This is our second visit to Church GateCottage."

    It is set in a tiny hamlet on the outskirts of Beaumaris. Neighbours are very friendly and welcoming. We took our pet - the garden is very safe and well fenced, we didn't have to worry about him. There is a car parking space for the cottage so the car was off the road. The cottage has been very tastefully decorated. Great thought has been put into what visitors may need. Everything we could possibly require was there -including Netflix and Amazon Prime. The new 'fridge was a bonus because we wanted to keep shopping to a minimum. Beds comfortable/clean. We had a wonderful relaxing time. Our only puzzle was where to the rotational washing line - we couldn't find a spot in the garden!?

    Reviewed by Paul4.7Jun 2021

  • "In addition to all the benefits of the cottage we enjoyed the amazing views of the Snowdonia hills from the comfort of the settee!"

    Reviewed by Alan5.0May 2021

  • "ThIs charming, spotlessly clean cottage is in a lovely quiet location opposite a church (which is sadly now closed) with lots of birds to spot and superb ever changing views of the Snowdonia mountains according to the weather conditions."

    The landscaped garden is a pleasure to sit in and there is a very ample private parking space which could easily fit 2 cars if needed. The interior is modern and fresh with a well equipped kitchen and bright living area. The wifi is excellent. The beds are extremely comfortable which meant we slept very well. Although the sofas are a little tired and you tend to sink into them everything else is a lot newer. We did have an issue with the toilet flush system while we were there but this was rectified by the owners and their plumber. We loved our stay here and would happily book this delightful cottage again.

    Reviewed by Caroline5.0May 2021

  • "Please thank Huw and Gaynor for their efforts and letting us stay in their lovely cottage"

    Reviewed by Stephen4.1Apr 2021

  • "Beautiful spotlessly clean cottage on arrival."

    The cottage is in a fabulous position very private down a Liittle lane with dog walks all around We arrived to find a complimentary bottle of wine and small toiletries We were allowed to arrive earlier than stated as we were the first people in after lockdown so all had been cleaned and sanitised The hosts were fantastic the fridge had stopped working on the second day of our holiday we sent a text to let them know they replied promptly asked if they could come over to have a look so we carried on with our day visiting yet another beautiful beach when we arrived back there was a new fridge!!! Exceptional service from fantastic hosts I cannot state enough how beautiful and clean this cottage is you have everything you need for a lovely relaxing week away I would must definitely return and would not hesitate to recommend this to friends and family just perfect thank you Gaynor and Huw ❤️

    Reviewed by Mark5.0Apr 2021

  • "Wonderful location, walks straight from the door."

    Cottage was very clean, beds comfortable and garden private. Excellent parking. Beaumaris is only a 20 minute walk away.

    Reviewed by Claire5.0Oct 2020

  • "The cottage was delightfully situated in a quiet and beautiful area - the views were excellent."

    The cottage was clean and warm and well appointed. All facilities required for a nice holiday were provided. The only problem we had was with the large sofa in the lounge. It was unfortunately difficult to sit on and practically impossible to get off due to its poor and worn condition.

    Reviewed by John4.7Oct 2020

  • "Fantastic cottage to stay, it’s not overlooked so you have privacy."

    Great seating area outside to enjoy a drink. Only 1 mile from Beaumaris, easy access by foot and car. Great local walks, locals very friendly. Very enjoyable stay will definitely go back.

    Reviewed by Allison5.0Sep 2020

  • "The cottage was very comfortable, immaculately clean and had everything we needed."

    The owners gave us lots of recommendations which we followed up and some of the highlights of these were Newborough beach and Llanddona beach. Our little puppy Frankie loved the garden and you could tell the owners had thought about dogs when renovating the property. The island of Anglesey is beautiful and despite some very mixed weather we had a lovely time.

    Reviewed by Rebecca5.0Aug 2020

  • "We rented church cottage last minute due to the COVID-19 pandemic."

    We feel so lucky with our last minute holiday!! The house was very clean and we felt confident that it was being cleaned thoroughly between rentals. The beds were really comfy and we all slept well. The cottage was so peaceful- opposite a lovely little church with no through traffic as it is at the bottom of a lane. It felt like a lovely retreat. The kids really enjoyed their time there and had a lovely little garden to play out in which was a massive bonus. The kitchen was well equipped and the appliances were easy to use. Thank you so much- would really recommend this house to anyone.

    Reviewed by Lucy5.0Aug 2020

  • "Church Gate Cottage sits in a small hamlet opposite St Catherine’s Church."

    The cottage is lovely, with a small, sun trap garden with a dining table and chairs. The area is very tranquil with views of Snowdonia. Good parking facility and a large shed for bikes, wetsuits etc. There is a outside tap to clean off sand etc. The owners emailed in advance of our arrival which was appreciated. Welcome pack detailed all aspects of the property. We had a great week at Church Gate Cottage and would be happy to return.

    Reviewed by Georgina4.1Aug 2020

  • "The cottage was exceptional and exceeded all expectations."

    What a great location and such a comfortable place to stay. It’s roomy, very clean, has everything you need for a vacation and just a beautiful part of the island. Lovely neighbours too. It is highly likely we’ll be back again to this cottage. Cannot recommend it enough.

    Reviewed by Stephen5.0Jul 2020

  • "As usual when booking a cottage you are never quite sure what it will be like."

    We were thrilled to bits with Church Gate Cottage , it is sat in a peaceful little hamlet next to a beautiful old church. The cottage is spacious and pristine clean. The living room/ dining area/kitchen is bright with windows in all directions with two large comfy sofas , a large screen tv , wood burning stove , lovely kitchen with everything you could possibly need . The bedrooms have comfortable beds and sufficient hanging space . They are placed in such a position that when it’s a windy night you can’t hear a thing . The wet room is modern with a powerful shower sink and loo and you are provided with plenty of lovely quality fluffy towels. The entrance is spacious which we found useful fine erecting our dogs crate without being in the way. The garden is pretty and would be lovely to sit in in the summer . There are walks from the door. Beaumaris is a short drive down the hill , even if you don’t own a car there is a bus stop just around the corner . The views of the mountains are stunning and changed constantly . I would definitely recommend this cottage and we will be returning when we can.

    Reviewed by Peta5.0Mar 2020

  • "The cottage is absolutely beautiful and is fully equipped with everything you could possibly need."

    Beautiful decor and comfortable furnishings, plus its proximity to beaumaris and local beaches make it perfect for a relaxing holiday. We visited in winter and the weather was pretty awful so we spent quite a lot of time in the cottage. There is a range of DVDs provided which we made use of and we enjoyed family time playing games together. Our dog benefitted from the outdoor space and I was able to walk him down to the local beach or in the fields behind the church. We will definitely be coming here again.

    Reviewed by Anne5.0Feb 2020

  • "We have been doing cottage holidays together for over 25 years and we cannot think of a better holiday cottage that we have stayed in."

    The furniture and the bed were comfortable, the kitchen was well equipped and the enclosed garden was ideal for the dogs.

    Reviewed by Anthony5.0Feb 2020

  • "Wonderful cottage and location highly recomended hope to return again"

    Reviewed by Raymond5.0Nov 2019

  • "It was fantastic, we enjoyed it so much, we could have stayed forever."

    Superbly clean and fresh. Everything you could need. Definitely would recommend.

    Reviewed by Joanna5.0Nov 2019

  • "Really comfortable cottage with everything one could want."

    .quiet rural location, enclosed garden with nearby walks for dogs, excellent accommodation and very friendly neighbours.

    Reviewed by Gareth5.0Oct 2019

  • "We have had a very relaxing stay here in your lovely cottage by the church."

    It is so quiet and comfortable, we couldn't ask for anything better! It's well furnished with everything that you might need and well thought through! I am sure that we will visit again.

    Tim & RuthOct 2019

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  • All-ground-floor
  • Two bedrooms: 1 x king-size, 1 x twin
  • Shower room with walk-in shower, basin and WC
  • Open-plan living room with kitchen, dining area and sitting area with woodburning stove
  • Oil central heating and woodburning stove
  • Dishwasher, electric hob and oven, fridge, microwave, washing machine, TV with DVD player and WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels
  • Parking
  • Rear garden with lawn area and patio area with furniture
  • Two well-behaved pets welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking allowed
  • Pub within 1.4 miles, shop within 1.1 miles

The property

Beaumaris 1.5 miles.

Resting a short distance away from the captivating seaside town of Beaumaris is this quaint property, Church Gate Cottage.

This heart-warming retreat set on the picturesque Isle of Anglesey is the ideal base for a family seeking to explore the local beaches, the historical landmarks and to venture to the Snowdonia National Park.

Relax into your evening within the open-plan living room, where the bright colour palette combined with the nautical touches offer a charming spot to gather with your loved ones.

Here, you will find a fully-equipped kitchen where the designated chef of the group can prepare delicious home-cooked meals before settling down at the dining table to plan the next day’s walk or beach adventure.

As the evening grows darker, throw a log onto the fire and cosy up on the plush sofa, offering the perfect spot for unwinding with a book or catching up on television programmes.

The charm of the property is continued into the two bedrooms, comprising of a king-size double and a twin bedroom both serviced by a well-appointed shower room.

Spend a moment or two within the garden area, where a spot of alfresco dining can be enjoyed whilst your canine companions stretch their legs up on the lawn.

If you can tear yourself away from this delightful accommodation head into the town of Beaumaris where you will find a vast array of pubs, eateries and shops to cater to all of your necessities and tastes.

To keep busy whilst here, a short car journey will bring you to Red Wharf Bay where you can soak up the sun at the glorious beach, or if you are feeling active, walk along the Anglesey Coastal Path to admire the views.

Further afield, is the city of Bangor where you will find a larger selection of amenities or Holyhead where you can catch a ferry to spend the day in Dublin.

Church Gate Cottage is an outstanding base for a traditional Welsh getaway.

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £50.

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About the location


Menai Bridge 4 miles.

Beaumaris is a well known historic town on the Isle of Anglesey situated on the Menai Strait and overlooking the Snowdonia mountain range, making for the most stunning of sunrises. With its medieval castle (now a World Heritage site) dating back to the reign of Edward I and its Victorian pier, gaol and courthouse, it is also known as a major centre for yachting. Beaumaris is rich in history and retains much of its medieval street pattern. It’s setting, diversity of architectural styles and periods, differing scale, open spaces, varying roofs and overall quality contribute greatly to the town’s character. There is a good selection of shops, restaurants and public houses, as well as fishing opportunities and boat trips in the town, plus a golf course nearby. Along the coast is a large bay called Red Wharf Bay; its Welsh name is Traeth Coch (Red Beach) and the area is renowned for its glorious sunsets. The bay is very shallow and at low tide, almost 25 square kilometres (10 sq. mi.) of sand is uncovered providing safe bathing, perfect for wonderful family fun, fishing and miles of stunning scenic walks. Further afield is the port of Holyhead, which has regular ferry links to Dublin. Beaumaris is a good central base for touring Wales, in a beautiful location on the south coast of the picturesque Isle of Anglesey, within easy reach of the spectacular mountains of Snowdonia.

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