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Dinas Mawddwy near Dolgellau, North Wales & Snowdonia (Ref. 954808)

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  • Sleeps 4

  • Bedrooms 2

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets Yes

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38 Customer Review(s)

  • Mr Storey

    “It was a very clean cottage, no worries about the virus.”

    All the bedding and cutlery etc. was renewed for each new guest coming in. It is ideally situated for a walking holiday. The cottage itself was cosy and warm, the landlady nearby in case of any queries. All in all 10 out of 10, Suzanne and we hope to stay again.

    All the bedding and cutlery etc. was renewed for each new guest coming in. It is ideally situated for a walking holiday. The cottage itself was cosy and warm, the landlady nearby in case of any queries. All in all 10 out of 10, Suzanne and we hope to stay again.

    - Mr Storey, October 2020

The property

A well-presented, Grade II listed terraced stone-built cottage in the popular village of Dinas Mawddwy, which nestles in the south of the Snowdonia National Park.

Located in a quiet setting Siskin Cottage provides a perfect base for a couple, friends or a family looking to enjoy the stunning surrounding scenery and wonderful walks.

Lovingly restored and maintained to a very good standard, this wonderful cottage is full of charm and rustic character with some lovely original features, such as stripped wood flooring, slate floors, ledge and brace doors, exposed stonework and decorative cast iron fireplaces, including the old cooking range in the kitchen.

Siskin Cottage offers you cosy and comfortable accommodation arranged over three floors, and you’re assured the warmest of welcomes from the moment you arrive.

The ground floor has a sitting room with two comfortable sofas and a warming woodburning stove, perfect on those chillier evenings and an ideal place to simply relax and unwind.

The kitchen is modern and well-appointed, with cream units, slate floors and a dining area.

The first floor bedroom has a comfy double bed and the spacious bathroom boasts a lovely white traditional period style suite including a double-ended bath, so you can enjoy a soak and ease those aching muscles after a day of walking in the mountains.

From the landing is a wonderful spiral staircase which takes you to a charming twin bedded room with exposed stonework and sloping ceilings.

Outside, with a backdrop of hillside scenery, the cottage courtyard garden enjoys the morning sun and the covered veranda and slate flagged patio with seating is the ideal place to sit and relax, ending the day off perfectly with a glass of something cold!

Dinas Mawddwy is ideally placed for discovering the stunning mountains of Mid Wales; the whole area is criss-crossed with well-marked footpaths that open up the myriad of outdoor activities that the Snowdonia National Park has to offer.

The village has a pub so after a day exploring you don’t even have to worry about cooking.

Cader Idris, Mount Snowdon’s lesser-known counterpart, is 10 miles away, and nearby Dolgellau offers a good range of shops for a more relaxing day, plus the sandy beaches at Barmouth and Fairbourne are just short drives away.

An excellent cottage perfectly situated to enjoy the stunning Snowdonia National Park.

There is much to enjoy for climbers, walkers, bikers and birdwatchers alike and this cottage will have you returning time after time!


  • Over three floors
  • Two bedrooms: 1 x double, 1 x second floor twin
  • Bathroom with double-ended bath, shower over, basin and WC
  • Kitchen with dining area
  • Sitting room with woodburning stove.
  • Electric storage heaters with woodburning stove
  • Electric oven and solid plate hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, Smart TV with Freeview, DVD, WiFi, selection books, games and DVDs
  • Fuel, power and starter pack for woodburning stove inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Roadside parking outside property
  • Enclosed rear courtyard with furniture and covered veranda and patio
  • One well-behaved dog welcome (downstairs only, please bring own dog bed, blankets and towels)
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop 2 miles, pub 2 mins walk
  • Note: Due to the access and narrow spiral staircase to the twin bedroom, the property is not suitable for children under the age of 12 years or for those with limited mobility
  • Note: Twin bedroom has sloping ceilings and restricted head height
  • Note: One external step down to the front door
  • Note: WIFI is provided from neighbouring property and may be limited.

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About the location


Dolgellau 10 miles; Machynlleth 12 miles; Barmouth 18 miles.

An attractive, single-street village surrounded by beautiful countryside and overlooked by the wonderful Aran Mountains, in the southern part of Snowdonia National Park. There is a pub in the village and a number of others close by and the Meirion Woollen Mill stands on the banks of the River Dovey and is open to visitors. The delightful town of Dolgellau, which nestles beside the foothills of one of the most spectacular mountains in Wales, Cader Idris, is only 10 miles away and its 17th Century bridges, church and variety of pubs and eating houses create a pleasant atmosphere. This whole area is a paradise for walkers, climbers, birdwatchers and bikers amidst all of Snowdonia and the nearby Coed-y-Brenin Forest with its famous mountain bike trails. Discover the Mawddach Estuary, stunning sandy beaches, narrow gauge steam railways, golf, and a huge range of outdoor pursuits. A superb base for both coast and mountains all year round.

Region Information

Note: Children aged 12 years and older only.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas

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