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Glan Y Gro Drysgol

Llangywer near Bala, North Wales & Snowdonia, LL23 7BT (Ref. 987305)



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  • Icon/Feature/Ground floor bedroom Ground floor bedroom
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  • “Lovely quiet spot.”

    Hosts lovely and eager to please. Well-equipped accommodation. Nothing to complain about. Lovely.

    Hosts lovely and eager to please. Well-equipped accommodation. Nothing to complain about. Lovely.

    - Richard, September 2021

Glan Y Gro Lakeside Suites

Glan Y Gro is nestled within its own grounds of 4.5 acres of mostly woodland stretching along the shore of Bala Lake. Offering four contemporary apartments perched on the tranquil waters of Bala Lake (Llyn Tegid), a Site of Specific Scientific Interest and Special Area of Conservation. These stunning dwellings offer a serene and romantic setting for couples or groups of up to eight friends/family seeking a romantic or action-packed adventure in the magnificent Snowdonia National Park with each of the apartments hosting one double or king-size bedroom with a well-designed en-suite, and finished with their very own balcony where guests can embrace breath-taking vistas and even catch a glimpse of the friendly otters and their young that play in the shallows of the lake during dusk and dawn. Guests can delight in a refreshing swim in the lake, which is also a popular spot for avid bird watchers with Buzzards, Herons and Owls frequenting the waters often, as well as there being Mergansers and Goosanders, and sightings of eagles. Guests may also enjoy days spent fishing, sailing or kayaking/canoeing on the lake, with use of a helpful slipway accessible by car, so long as they have purchased the correct permit for the duration of their stay! Embark on a scenic train journey through the countryside along the eastern shore of the lake on the Bala Lake Railway, which passes through Glan y Gro, dividing it’s land in two. The properties sit just a stone's throw away from the historical market town of Bala and have easy access to the towns of Barmouth and Dolgellau, and lie just a pleasant drive away from the idyllic former mining town of Blaenau Ffestiniog. Local landmarks such as the National Trust owned Ysbyty Ifan, Conwy, Caernarfon Castles and Rhug Chapel boast a rich and exciting history, whilst the thrilling Zip World Slate Caverns and the Italian-style village of Portmeirion offer fun for the whole family. Whether you’re an avid rambler or a complete hiking novice, the imposing Mount Snowdon is a must see, also the area abounds in elite walking paths and trails, including The Arans, the Arenigs and the Berwyns nearby. With so much to see and do during within the area, these beautiful apartments provide the ultimate base for a fun-filled escape to Wales.

About the property

Bala 1.5 miles.

Situated on the beautiful Bala Lake close by to the quintessential community of Bala, Drysgol is an attractive apartment set across the lower-ground-floor.

Surrounded by the incredible scenery of Snowdonia National Park, this contemporary dwelling is the perfect base for couples looking to explore the very best that Wales has to offer.

Make yourself at home in the bright and airy open-plan living space as you rustle up a tasty snack in the well-designed kitchenette.

Take a seat at the dining table to map out plans for your upcoming adventures, or allow your feet to rest as you unwind on the plush sofa and watch your favourite shows on the TV.

Embrace the breath-taking views of Bala Lake as you enjoy a refreshing beverage out on the balcony, catching a glimpse of the elusive otters that come out to play at dusk.

Venture back inside and discover a spacious double bedroom boasting a tranquil en-suite shower room, where you can take your time to get ready for the day ahead.

When ready to explore the local area, be sure to take a relaxing stroll to the centre of Bala or hop in the car and head for the coast with days out to Barmouth and Harlech.

Travel to the town of Blaenau Ffestiniog and explore the ancient quarry of Llechwedd or challenge yourself with a hike to the peak of the imposing Mount Snowdon, the highest mountain in Wales.

For the ultimate adventure with your loved one in the magnificent Snowdonia National Park, be sure to stay at Drysgol.

Note: this property can be booked with Refs. 987319, 987320, 987321, together sleeping a total eight guests.


  • Lower ground floor apartment
  • One king size double bedroom with en-suite shower, basin and WC
  • Open-plan living space with kitchenette, sitting room and dining room
  • Balcony
  • Biomass central heating
  • Combi oven/microwave,CrockPot Slow Cooker, omelette maker, fridge, Nespresso machine, welcome pack, TV with Netflix and free WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Ample off-road parking available
  • Sorry, no children, pets and smoking
  • Shop 1.6 miles, pub 1.5 miles
  • Zip World Fforest 24 miles
  • Zip World Slate Caverns 24 miles
  • Zip World Penrhyn Quary 40 miles
  • Note: Check in cannot be accepted on a Saturday

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £100.

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About the location


Corwen 11 miles; Dolgellau 18 miles; Llangollen 22 miles; Betws-y-Coed 29 miles.

The bustling market town of Bala lies within the beautiful Snowdonia National Park and is located at the head of Llyn Tegid, Bala’s famous lake, which is the largest natural lake in Wales and home to a unique fish called the Gwyniad, a relic of the Ice Age. Renowned as a centre for great watersports including fishing, sailing, canoeing, windsurfing and whitewater rafting, Bala is also the headquarters of the narrow gauge Bala Lake Railway. The town itself is steeped in history and has a range of interesting shops, inns and restaurants, and an historical Town Walk. Surrounded by the wonderful Berwyn Mountains on one side and the beautiful Snowdonia Mountain Range on the other, this is a mecca for climbing, walking, mountain biking and many other outdoor activities. An ideal location for touring all of North and Mid Wales including the stunning Cambrian Bay Coast with the six-mile long Harlech Beach, overlooked by its majestic medieval castle. A truly wonderful part of Wales catering for all interests.

Region Information

This property does not accept check ins on Saturdays.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
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