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Henblas Granary

Llangristiolus near Malltraeth, Anglesey (Ref. 929534)


(40 ratings)

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  • Sleeps 4

  • Bedrooms 2

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets Yes

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  • Off road parking
  • Garden / Patio
  • Cot available
  • Highchair available
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Broadband / WiFi

Reviews & Ratings

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40 Customer Reviews

  • "Absolutely lovely old cottage and grounds (16 acres) cattle lowing, sheep bleating, red squirrel in the garden, plenty of places to sit and relax, walks in the grounds - shade or sun - almost took the breath away."

    Surrounding area also lovely, plenty of expansive beaches close by, even a village shop down the road. Further afield too - beaches and places to visit. Unfortunately some were closed, but most restaurants were open and had made arrangements to cope with the Covid situation.

    Reviewed by BarbaraJul 2021

  • "Such a lovely place ."

    The grounds are beautiful it’s fantastic for dogs. I definitely want to come back again . It was spotlessly clean . The steps up to the door were difficult for my mum who’s 86 . A hand rail would help . We both loved our stay .

    Reviewed by DianeJun 2021

  • "Superb location and accomodation immaculate and homely."

    Reviewed by LindaMay 2021

  • "Super cottage will certainly go back, ideal location for west and east of the Island."

    A beautiful place. Single beds are not as good as the main bed - feel all the springs.. maybe for children.

    Reviewed by AllanOct 2020

  • "This is our third stay in the Henblas Granary and again was very enjoyable."

    It is set in beautiful grounds and is quiet and peaceful, within easy reach of lovely beaches. The garden and woodland is home to red squirrels, a delight to watch!

    Reviewed by GeorgeSep 2020

  • "Unfortunately we were not informed that the washing machine was not available, apparently Sykes Cottages should have told us."

    Otherwise the cottage was lovely, especially the grounds.

    Reviewed by GillianAug 2020

  • "Beautiful location."

    Absolutely stunning area. Lots to see and do. Cottage close to local shop and lovely pub a short drive away. Supermarket in a village about 3-4 miles away. Nice cafe there too. Lovely people EVERYWHERE we went. Near to lovely beaches. Aberffraw Beach and estuary about 3-4 miles away. Great for little kids as lots of shallow pools. Lovely cafe there too.

    Reviewed by LisaAug 2020

  • "Lovely cottage in beautiful grounds and a superb area, we had a lovely holiday and would return again except for the steps which we were warned about so no ones fault but our own."

    Reviewed by JeffreyJul 2020

  • "Lovely place to stay, had a great weekend."

    There were two of us and the dog staying. The property is set in beautiful grounds and we saw red squirrels in the garden whilst there!

    Reviewed by SarahFeb 2020

  • "Very friendly host."

    ..Great location, great facilities

    Reviewed by SimonFeb 2020

  • "Great location to visit everywhere on Anglesey, beautiful cottage with everything you need to enjoy a week away."

    Hosts very friendly. Our 2nd repeat visit and we will be back again next year. Love Henblas Granary.

    Reviewed by HelenFeb 2020

  • "The accommodation was extremely pleasant and ideally situated to various tourist sites in Anglesey."

    I received a lovely welcome from the owner together with flowers and Welsh cakes which were very well received. I was lucky enough to see a red squirrel and a barn owl on the premises and would highly recommend a holiday vacation there.

    Reviewed by SusanSep 2019

  • "Setting in the grounds of Henblas House was special."

    Hosts were very friendly and accomodating. Accomodation was excellent quality. Location was ideal to access any part of Anglesey.

    Reviewed by StephenJun 2019

  • "Henblas Granary is a very comfortable and well appointed cottage, set in beautiful gardens and woodland complete with red squirrels."

    The scenery on Anglesey is stunning and most of the beautiful sandy beaches are dog friendly. Mr and Mrs Davies made us very welcome and we look forward to staying there again in the future.

    Reviewed by GeorgeMay 2019

  • "Wonderful setting - located within a quieter area on the Island - the only place on our travels around Anglesey that we found to be busy was Rhosneigr [although our break was taken inearly May] and this appears to have always been the case - will happily return for another holiday in the future."

    Reviewed by AndrewMay 2019

  • "A truly lovely character cottage in idyllic surroundings."

    Great for the dogs who had plenty of walks and freedom to roam in the paddock.The hosts were very friendly. Overall a very enjoyable and peaceful break.

    Reviewed by DavidApr 2019

  • "A beautiful old granary in a super location in the grounds of an old house with lovely wooded walks."

    A quiet location with the occasional red squirrel. Good for dogs with a large paddock for exercise. The beautiful sandy beaches of Newborough and Rhosneigr only a short distance away. Highly recommended.

    Reviewed by GarethMar 2019

  • "Fantastic cottage, everything required was in the cottage."

    Homely and welcoming with fantastic grounds, very quiet and peaceful. We’ve booked again for next year already !

    Reviewed by HelenFeb 2019

  • "Very comfortable cottage perfectly situated to explore Anglesey"

    Reviewed by DavidDec 2018

  • "Very pleasant and welcoming owners."

    Beautiful cottage grounds and surroundings, it was amazing to see the red squirrels and wildlife so closely. Will definitely be returning next summer. Good location for exploring the island.

    Reviewed by PhilipNov 2018

  • "Very comfortable and quiet cottage."

    . Pleasant and helpful owners. Good location. Steps to property would make it difficult for those with mobility issues

    Reviewed by StephenOct 2018

  • "Fantastic gardens excellent location for exploring angelsey not really ideal for dogs"

    Reviewed by JJun 2018

  • "Beautiful listed cottage in quiet and tranquil surroundings."

    Had everything we needed and the perfect base for exploring the beautiful island of Anglesey.

    Reviewed by RachelJun 2018

  • "Perfect location Mrs Davies very welcoming we had a very relaxing holiday and would Come again"

    Reviewed by RobertJun 2018

  • "Just a lovely place to stay and unwind, very dog friendly with loads of ..."

    Just a lovely place to stay and unwind, very dog friendly with loads of beautiful walks, owners are first class , this cottage should be upgraded to 5 stars

    Reviewed by StewartJun 2018

  • "Great place to stay, especially with your dog."

    Reviewed by DavidMay 2018

  • "This is a lovely cottage in a wonderful scenic location."

    The stairs leading up to the accomodation are the only downside and we had to be careful when the toddler headed for the door, however the swing in the garden was a great favourite. There's an enclosed paddock available for dog owners which is very safe. We very much enjoyed our stay at Hen Blas.

    Reviewed by MarjorieApr 2018

  • "A warm welcome by the owners and always at hand if we needed anything."

    a beautiful grade 2 listed building with gorgeous well kept grounds. A private paddock where you can exercise your dog. Everything you need for a comfortable and relaxing holiday. A fantastic location, not only very beautiful and tranquil but well placed for all the gorgeous blue flag beaches but also not far from the centre of Llanefgni for shops and supermarkets. An ideal place for both singles, couples and families especially if you have pets and want to share your holiday with the whole family. Would definitely return and recommend to friends and family.

    Reviewed by lynneApr 2018

  • "Lovely accommodation and in a beautiful setting and close to wonderful walks and beaches."

    perfect for us and our two dogs.

    Reviewed by MargaretMar 2018

  • "We spent a perfect week at this lovely cottage on Anglesey."

    The property is not far from the bridge onto the island and approached down a tree-lined drive. It’s set in beautiful, peaceful countryside, surrounded by woods and fields with grazing sheep. The cottage is accessed via a flight of outside steps and is very comfortable and spacious, with everything you need for your holiday - and perfectly snug and warm, even in December. Our dog had a great time, walking in the woods and running off his lead around the enclosed paddock area. Everywhere on Anglesey is within easy reach, just a short drive to Holyhead or Beaumaris and any of the great beaches and hiking areas. We can’t recommend this property highly enough.

    Reviewed by ChristopherNov 2017

  • "Owner welcoming and helpful."

    Beautiful grounds and great for dog owners

    Reviewed by MonicaOct 2017

  • "Wonderful location."

    Very relaxing environment which was just what we were wanting after for our break. Plenty of sightseeing information in the cottage enabled us to find somewhere different to visit every day.

    Reviewed by KathleenMay 2017

  • "Cottage was well equipped."

    Clean, warm. Constant hot water. Nice paddock for dogs to run in. Good parking area. Easy to find. 10 mins to nearest beach.

    Reviewed by JacquelineApr 2017

  • "Immediately felt at home plenty of room."

    Good facilities and attractive location.

    Reviewed by PaulMar 2017

  • "Great cottage in a great location for access to all of Anglesey and beyond."

    The cottage was within quiet, beautiful grounds and our hosts were extremely helpful, informative and friendly.

    Reviewed by PaulJan 2017

  • "Lovely quiet location could hear owls talking at night!"

    Lovely paddock to let dogs off in. Overall a good place to relax and get away from the maddening crowd.

    Reviewed by YvetteDec 2016

  • "Lovely cottage and woodlands for the dog"

    Reviewed by BrianOct 2016

  • "We booked this cottage for a relaxing week with our two springer spaniels and had an amazing time."

    The granary is set in the most beautiful surroundings and the cottage itself is like home from home, I have never stayed anywhere that is so well equipped and comfortable. The dog area is totally fenced in and has trees and bushes which our dogs loved exploring and sniffing round without us worrying they would go too far. It was our first trip to Anglesey but we will certainly be back in the near future.

    Reviewed by ChristineOct 2016

  • "The Granary is a very comfortable cottage in a beautiful setting of gardens and woodland."

    It is very quiet and peaceful there. Mr. & Mrs. Davies are very welcoming and helpful. We spent a most enjoyable week exploring Anglesey with our dog, and were delighted to find that nowhere was very far from the cottage. There are plenty of dog-friendly beaches within very easy reach. The scenery and views of Snowdonia are stunningly beautiful and we should certainly like to stay there again. Many thanks for a lovely holiday.

    Reviewed by GeorgeSep 2016

  • "The fenced in paddock was much enjoyed by TED our saluki."

    The area gave us much to explore especially new borough forest & fabulous beach.

    Reviewed by AlanSep 2016

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  • All first floor
  • Two bedrooms: 1 x double, 1 x 2’6’’ twin
  • Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC
  • Open plan living area with kitchen, dining area and sitting area.
  • Oil central heating
  • Electric oven, ceramic hob, fridge, dishwasher
  • Use of owners’ washing machine and tumble dryer facilities on request
  • TV with FreeSat, DVD, WiFi, selection of games and DVDs
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Cot, highchair and stairgate on request
  • Ample off road parking in shared courtyard
  • Bike storage on request
  • Patio with furniture, plus use of 16 acres of garden and woodland
  • Two well-behaved dogs welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop 2 miles, pub 1.5 miles
  • Note: WiFi suitable for browsing only, not streaming
  • Note: This cottage is situated above the owner's utility area and laundry facility
  • Note: Property accessed via 7 external steps and there's 1 internal step
  • Note: Low doorways into bedrooms and bathroom.

The property

Set in a central courtyard and attached to the owners’ home, yet still very private, this pretty 17th century granary is accessed up external stone steps and once inside you will find a cosy, welcoming holiday home.

The kitchen is modern and practical, with a lovely dining area located in the open plan living area, which benefits from a gabled roof and character oak beams.

One internal step leads up to the bedrooms with a snug twin room with 2’ 6” single beds and a pretty double bedroom, both sharing a family bathroom with bath and shower over.

Outside there is a patio table on the courtyard for guests personal use, along with access to the delightful gardens on the estate.

Note: This property is on the same site as Ref. 929533, together they sleep 9.

Henblas Estate Cottages

Malltraeth 3 miles. Two unique character cottages located in extensive grounds, comprising of mature woodland and carefully tended gardens, close to the owners’ home, on the edge of the hamlet of Llangristiolus, three miles from Malltraeth and around five miles from the popular coastal villages of Aberffraw and Newborough, on the South coast of Anglesey. These two charming cottages retain many original features dating back to the 17th century and are preserved by a Grade II* listing to ensure they are kept secure for future generations. Set around a large central courtyard and both accessed up external steps, they offer all the usual home comforts that you would expect from a quality holiday cottage. There is ample parking in the courtyard, away from the owners’ home, and you have your own private garden table at which you can sit and relax in the peace and tranquillity of the area. You are also welcome to explore the owners’ 8 acres of delightful gardens, which host a charity open weekend once a year, and woodlands with red squirrels, snowdrops, daffodils and bluebells. Within the grounds is an enclosed paddock, which provides an excellent opportunity for children to play safely and dogs to exercise in freedom. Superb sandy beaches can be reached in a short drive, and the red squirrel woodland at Newborough Forest offers some beautiful unspoilt walks with access onto Newborough Warren, where you can sit and watch wind and kite surfers skim across the bay for hours on end. In the opposite direction, the Anglesey circuit is easily reached within 15 minutes’ drive for racing enthusiasts and day spectators to enjoy the thrill of the track. Two excellent holiday homes with plenty to see and do within easy reach.

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About the location


Newborough 2 miles; Rhosneigr 8 miles.

The small village of Malltraeth lies in the south west corner of Anglesey, at the head of the long inlet formed by the Cefni Estuary and close to the popular Newborough Forest and Warren sand dunes. Malltraeth Pool and the magnificent sweep of marshes and sand dunes, which stretch south to Llanddwyn Island, are all part of a National Nature Reserve. The whole area is renowned for its birdlife and Malltraeth was once home to the famous wildlife artist Charles F Tunnicliffe. There are wonderful forest and coastal walks from the village, which has a pub, a cafe serving afternoon tea and a chip shop (also selling basic items/newspapers etc). Close by are beautiful beaches at Llanddwyn (reputedly the 4th best in Britain), Aberffraw, and Cable Bay, or head to Rhosneigr, which is renowned for its all year round watersports facilities.

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Region Information

Owner will only accept 2 dogs

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas