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Bryn Derwen Lodge

Bethesda, North Wales & Snowdonia (Ref. 1020489)



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  • Icon/Feature/Hot Tub Hot tub
  • Icon/Feature/Off-road parking Off road parking
  • Icon/Feature/Ground floor bedroom Ground floor accommodation
  • Icon/Feature/Ground floor bedroom Ground floor bedroom
  • Icon/Feature/Open fire Open fire
  • Icon/Feature/Garden or Patio Garden / Patio
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Cot available
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Highchair available
  • Icon/Feature/Washing machine Washing machine
  • Icon/Feature/Dishwasher Dishwasher
  • Icon/Feature/WiFi Broadband / WiFi

Reviews & Ratings

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* Based on a combined average customer score in the last 6 months

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5 Customer Review(s)

  • “Accomodation fantastic!”

    Highly recommend if you want a relaxed stay stoking a log burner, throwing steak on the BBQ and taking a dip in a jacuzzi/hot tub under the moonlight. Owners were very helpful yet left us to it. Will definitely be booking to go back!

    Highly recommend if you want a relaxed stay stoking a log burner, throwing steak on the BBQ and taking a dip in a jacuzzi/hot tub under the moonlight. Owners were very helpful yet left us to it. Will definitely be booking to go back!

    - John, November 2021

The property

A luxury wooden lodge, surrounded by picturesque woodland on shared grounds and well-placed for exploring the Snowdonia National Park, Bryn Derwen Lodge boasts stunning, spacious accommodation for a family or group of six wanting to enjoy a relaxing retreat in the North Wales countryside.

Enter this detached wooden lodge to discover a large open-plan living area with sloping high ceiling, skylights and draped lighting, adding to the grand feel of the room.

The sitting room has two leather sofas and two matching armchairs to relax on with a good book or to enjoy the Smart TV, while the warmth of the woodburning stove gives the room a cosy feel.

The fully-fitted kitchen has all of the necessary appliances for a self-catering stay, and you can prepare delicious home-cooked meals that can be enjoyed by all at the large dining table, while a small utility space just around the corner houses a handy washing machine and tumble dryer.

There are three spacious double bedrooms with TVs, soft carpets, bedside tables and ample storage for you belongings, while one of the rooms has double doors that open onto the decking area, where you can sit out and enjoy an alfresco breakfast and coffee in the morning sun, while a shower room completes the layout.

Outside is off-road parking for four cars and a large garden at the rear, with decking, a sheltered patio with furniture, so if you feel like dining outside even when the weather is adverse, you can, along with a second patio area with a private hot tub, providing a luxury end to your day as you soak in your peaceful surroundings.

Nearby Bethesda has a good selection of pubs, shops, cafés and takeaways, along with attractions like Penrhyn Quarry Hospital and Zip World Penrhyn Quarry.

Head into the national park to enjoy hiking around Aber Falls nature preserve, as well as Coedydd Aber National Nature Reserve and challenge yourself to a climb up Carnedd Llewelyn, while there are ample other opportunities to walk, cycle, horse ride and nature spot, with an incredible scenic backdrop.

The city of Bangor is within easy reach, home of the Menai Strait and Menai Suspension Bridge, as well as National Trust-owned Penrhyn Castle, while the closest beach of Llanfairfechan offers a fun family day out in the sunshine.

A stunning lodge in an attractive, peaceful setting.

Note: this property can be booked with Refs. 921921 & 921922, together sleeping 36 people.


  • All-ground-floor
  • 3 x double bedrooms with TV
  • Bathroom with walk-in shower, basin and WC
  • Open-plan living/kitchen/dining room with woodburning stove
  • Biomass heating with woodburning stove
  • Electric oven and induction hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, tumble dryer, dishwasher
  • 4 x TV, WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Cot and highchair available on request
  • Off-road parking for 4 cars
  • Rear garden with decking and furniture, covered patio with seating and BBQ, patio fire pit and with private hot tub
  • 2 well behaved pets welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop and pub 1.1 miles
  • Note: Due to the location of the property, a car is highly recommended
  • Note: There is small drop at the front of the property off the veranda, children and pets to be supervised
  • There is a shared park with a swing, 50m zipwire, balance bar, stepping stones and TP climbing frame
  • Please note: This property can't accept a check in on a Sunday

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About the location


Bangor 6 miles; Caernarfon 10 miles.

Bethesda is a small town settled beside the River Ogwen in North Wales. Situated on the A5 between Bangor and the Snowdonia National Park, Bethesda was once a busy slate quarrying town and nowadays offers a good selection of shops and other amenities, in particular a number of chapels and pubs. The beautiful mountainous scenery of Snowdonia borders Bethesda, with the Lôn Las Ogwen cycling and walking paths skirting past. For the more adventurous, why not visit Zip World in Bethesda which is known for having Europe’s fastest and longest zip line. Capel Curig, just ten miles away, is a popular centre for walking, climbing and mountain biking, whilst Llanberis is situated at the foot of Mount Snowdon and is home to the Snowdon Mountain Railway and the National Slate Museum. Cwm Idwal is also a wonderful spot to visit, situated in northern Snowdonia – Darwin came to study the area and found tiny fossils of oceanic plant life and sea creatures in the boulders and rocks. The coastal town of Caernarfon is just a short drive away as is the beautiful Isle of Anglesey and the Anglesey Coastal Path. Visitors to the area can also explore the castles of Caernarfon and Beaumaris and the NT stately homes of Penrhyn Castle and Plas Newydd Country House and Gardens. Spend the day at one of the many traditional seaside resorts, or discover the isolated, hidden beaches on Anglesey, much of which is a designated Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. With spectacular scenery on the doorstep, wonderful wildlife with buzzards soaring overhead and the occasional Peregrine Falcon to be seen, and many exciting outdoor adventures to discover nearby, Bethesda is superbly located for enjoying both the coast and the countryside of stunning North Wales.

Region Information

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas
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