Dinorwig near Llanberis, North Wales & Snowdonia (Ref. 1026)

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  • Sleeps 4

  • Bedrooms 2

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets Yes

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11 Customer Review(s)

  • “lovely cottage, just right for us.”
    lovely cottage, just right for us. Very quiet and relaxing, good walks close by for humans and dog, we have stayed at two of the cottages Islwyn and Bryn Capel and both are exceptional.
    lovely cottage, just right for us. Very quiet and relaxing, good walks close by for humans and dog, we have stayed at two of the cottages Islwyn and Bryn Capel and both are exceptional.
    - Mrs Alcock, September 2017


  • Off road parking
  • Open fire
  • Smoke-free
  • Garden / Patio
  • Cot available
  • Highchair available
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher

The property

Llanberis 3 miles.

A superb, stone-built cottage in a quiet hillside location, just 3 miles from popular Llanberis.

Lovingly restored and refurbished by the owner, Islwyn has been finished to a very high standard, and offers split-level accommodation as practical as it is beautiful.

The ground floor benefits from underfloor heating, and the comfortable lounge, superb bathroom and well-equipped kitchen all have original slate flooring.

There is a woodburner and an attractive sun room off the kitchen, with access to a unique slate patio and views towards Snowdon.

With the lakeside amenities of Llanberis only a short drive away, Islwyn is an ideal retreat at any time of the year.

Note: This property can be booked with Refs. 1027 and 919390, together they sleep 29.


Two bedrooms: 1 x double, 1 x twin. Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC. Well-equipped kitchen with granite worktops and steps up to dining room. Sitting room with slate floor and woodburner. Attractive sun room with view towards Snowdon.


  • Underfloor heating on ground floor with woodburner
  • Electric range cooker, microwave, fridge, freezer, washing machine, tumble dryer, dishwasher, TV with Freeview, DVD, stereo/CD
  • Washing machine and storage for bikes etc
  • in stone shed
  • Fuel, power and starter pack for woodburner inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Cot and highchair on request
  • Private patio with slate and chip surface, and view towards Snowdon
  • Off road parking for 2 cars
  • Up to 2 well-behaved pets welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shops, pubs and other amenities 3 miles.

About the location


Caernarfon 7 miles; Bangor 10 miles; Betws-y-Coed 17 miles.

Dominated by the grandeur of the Snowdon Massif, Llanberis is flanked by two lakes, Llyn Padarn and Llyn Peris and is one of the most popular mountain tourist centres in the Snowdonia National Park. In fact, Llanberis is something of a mecca for walkers and climbers, being the starting point for the ascent of Snowdon - the highest mountain in England and Wales. The ascent can be made either by train via the Snowdon Mountain Railway, or on foot along one of the many routes to the summit. Each year, major racing events attract thousands to the area: The fast Snowdon Race to the summit, held in July every year, a triathlon known as the world's toughest, and The Snowdonia Marathon, held in October - a gruelling 26-mile course that starts and finishes in Llanberis, circumnavigating the Snowdon Massif. The area is also popular for mountain biking, open water swimming and stand up paddle boarding. Within Llanberis itself there are excellent places to eat and drink and a great choice of shopping. Just 7 miles from Llanberis on the coast is Caernarfon with its magnificent castle and town walls and close by are National Trust properties at Penrhyn, Plas Newydd and Bodnant Gardens.

Region Information

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
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