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Glan Y Don

(Ref. 977424)

Y Felinheli, North Wales & Snowdonia Show on map


  • 4 Guests

  • 2 Bedrooms

  • 1 Bathroom

  • Pets No


  • Garden / Patio
  • Cot available
  • Highchair available
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Games Room
  • Seaside
  • Broadband / WiFi

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22 Customer Reviews

  • "A clean, comfortable cottage in a great location."

    We enjoyed it alot. The village has everything you need, including a fantastic pub, a lovely Thai restaurant, a shop and a couple of good cafes. Parking was never a problem. bar Lloft also good. Excellent location for exploring North Wales - Snowdonia, Anglesey, Carnarfon and Conwy all a short drive. Good public transport options too.

    Reviewed by JonOct 2023

  • "We love everything about Glan y Don."

    It never disappoints, its position, cleanliness, comfort would take some beating. Cottage is well equipped, beds are so comfortable. It’s very well placed for easy reach to the best destinations. We have stayed multiple times and do not have any thought of staying anywhere else.

    Reviewed by ChristineSep 2023

  • "Lovely cottage ideally situated on the Menai straits - beautiful sunsets."

    The village and marina are lovely and helpful friendly people. Great food at the pub a few steps away - we will be back soon !

    Reviewed by JayneAug 2023

  • "A beautiful cottage with the most stunning view."

    The owners were very welcoming and everything was perfect - even the weather! The Garddfon Inn next door but three is superb! We only wished that we could have stayed longer. Thank you for everything. Diolch yn fawr am bopeth.

    Reviewed by RhianAug 2023

  • "My family has stayed in a few times in the place and it never disappoints."

    We like the place, there’s a good pub with bice food, right next door. Playgrounds are for kids across the road, nice view of the Menai (canal?), we see mostly families, dog walkers, and people on water sports related passing by. There’s a good walking path nearby with nice views. Not far from Bangor, Caernarfon, and just about 20-30 minutes from Snowdon. To us is a nice hidden gen.

    Reviewed by RogerioApr 2023

  • "Contacted the owner about the bathroom light we seemed to hit and miss when it came on."

    If was used to soon after being switched on it didn’t come on. But that didn’t stop our stay there being lovely and in such a great position

    Reviewed by StellaMar 2023

  • "This was our second consecutive year at this property."

    Open plan and sizeable, as well as spotless, it is an ideal set up for a family. The property itself is perfectly located on the seafront where the kids enjoyed crabbing and watching boats. And the property is a very short walk from a family run pub, which is also handy. Highly recommend.

    Reviewed by CarlJul 2022

  • "Second visit."

    Love the position in Y Felihini, with sea, mountains, cycling, walking and 3 nice eateries in walking distance. Glad Y Don just misses a few little touches to really make it perfect - a few well thought out pictures and a welcome pack (so often provided by caring owners these days) would provide much cheer! Thanks again though.

    Reviewed by IanJul 2022

  • "A great location for exploring North Wales."

    The house was very clean and had just about everything you would need. However, I would have expected hand soap and basic cleaning essentials to be provided. Also, the high chair straps were disgusting. Overall, we had a great stay!

    Reviewed by CharlotteJun 2022

  • "We have stayed in this property several times, we go back to it for a number of reasons, we have come to know that the presentation of Glan y Don is always perfect , this is very important to us."

    The position on the banks of the Menai Straits is lovely, it is well placed for visiting many iconic buildings and areas to walk, we find lots of new places every time we visit.

    Reviewed by ChrisApr 2022

  • "Beautiful cottage, great facilities and wonderful location."

    Thank you.

    Reviewed by JenniferFeb 2022

  • "Everything was exactly as promised."

    Would definitely stay again.

    Reviewed by TimOct 2021

  • "Lovely cottage in a brilliant location, looking straight out onto the Menai Straits."

    Great foody pub just a few doors down and the Thai restaurant 5 mins away is also really good. The cottage had everything we needed for the week and is very modern and comfortable. Y Felinheli is a great location for getting over to Anglesey - Newborough beach, Beaumaris and Penmon point, as well as only being 20 mins into Snowdonia for zip world. Lovely off road cycle from the end of the road into Caernarfon.

    Reviewed by JoanneAug 2021

  • "The property was spacious and spotless, and the location ideal - and the owners available and very helpful."

    Highly recommended.

    Reviewed by CarlAug 2021

  • "Greet location."

    Excellent facilities, perfectly clean and friendly host. Close to great pub too !

    Reviewed by LesJul 2021

  • "This Lovely cottage on the shore of the Menai with a beautiful view over and beyond is a gem."

    The area is so quiet and peaceful but very central for visiting areas in Anglesey and Wales, walks for all abilities abound.

    Reviewed by ChrisApr 2021

  • "Spacious, comfortable, well-equipped and spotlessly clean property."

    Superbly located on the Menai Straits.

    Reviewed by ChristopherApr 2021

  • "We had an amazing weekend at this cottage."

    The views are 10/10 and the only thing that spoilt is was the weather (but you are in North Wales). Ideal spot for nearby activities and with a fantastic pub that serves fantastic food only four doors away....... you cannot go wrong!!! We will most definitely recommend this place to stay and we will be back again for sure!!!

    Reviewed by MarkJan 2020

  • "Lovely house."

    Really liked the sea views! The house was very comfortable. As it was sunny and warm when we stayed we were able to take advantage of the fact that we were on the seafront by taking walks along the cycle path to see the boats in the marina nearby. Our toddlers enjoyed the nearby playground. There is a pub serving food close by and the village has an excellent Chinese takeaway. Would recommend this property.

    Reviewed by G MSep 2019

  • "Amazing spot with nice views."

    Our family enjoyed very much the place. House contains everything we needed to spend the week. The location is great with nice views. There is a nice pub two doors down the road, well recommended too. For food and drinks. Owners were very nice to us. We just can't spot any fault.

    Reviewed by RogerioJan 2019

  • "This cottage is superb."

    Lovely location, very friendly and helpful owners and exceptionally well equipped. immaculately clean and comfortable. My only disappointment was that we did not stay longer. Would highly recommend

    Reviewed by RachelOct 2018

  • "Glan Y Don cottage is perfect, absolutely spotless, well presented and well fitted out, beds extremely comfortable, the owners were in touch during the holiday to make sure that everything was alrigWe honestly could not fault it, will definitely book again."

    Reviewed by ChristineSep 2018

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  • Two bedrooms: 1 x king-size double, 1 x twin
  • Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC
  • Kitchen
  • Lounge/diner.
  • Gas central heating
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, dishwasher, Smart TV, WiFi, Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Travel cot and highchair available on request
  • Ample free parking opposite the cottage (first come first served basis)
  • Private enclosed three tier patio area to the rear
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shop 2 mins and pub 1 min walk
  • Easy access to the Lon Las cycle route.

The property

A wonderful terrace cottage overlooking the Menai Strait at Y Felinheli, between the historic town of Caernarfon and the cathedral city of Bangor.

Perfect for couples or a small family, this homely retreat provides a comfortable holiday experience all-year-round.

Enter into the contemporary sitting room and dining area, centred by a feature fireplace, and sit back and relax after a day of sightseeing.

From here you can access the modernised kitchen, complete with a range of appliances.

Wander upstairs where you will be spoilt for choice by two beautiful bedrooms.

The king-size double showcases exceptional views towards the clear water, whilst the twin boasts a pleasant backdrop of the garden.

Enjoy a peaceful night's sleep, then get ready in the family bathroom, benefiting from a bath with a shower over.

Before venturing out to the village, enjoy some leisure time in the enclosed three tiered garden, or step out to the front for a scenic outlook over the Menai Strait.

Y Felinheli features a handful of pubs, a restaurant, café in the dock area, a shop and post office, along with several great restaurants on the nearby island of Anglesey.

Visitors to this lovely region are spoilt for choice, with Snowdonia, the beautiful Llyn Peninsula, and the sandy beaches of the Isle of Anglesey just waiting to be explored.

Glan Y Don is a fantastic base for a holiday on the WelshCoast.

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About the location


  • Bangor 3 miles
  • Caernarfon 5 miles
  • Llanberis 6 miles

Y Felinheli, formerly know as Port Dinorwic, is situated on the beautiful Menai Strait between the historic town of Caernarfon and the cathedral city of Bangor. Home to a small, established yachting marina with an interesting lock (allowing boats to enter or leave before cruising down the Straits to the open sea), this small village also has a couple of pubs, a restaurant and cafe in the dock area, a shop and Post Office, a beautician, a hairdresser and several great restaurants on the nearby Island of Anglesey. Visitors to this lovely region are spoilt for choice, with stunning Snowdonia, the beautiful Llyn Peninsula, or the sandy beaches of the Isle of Anglesey all within easy reach.

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This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas