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Gwyndy Bach

Beddgelert, North Wales & Snowdonia (Ref. 1008858)


(28 ratings)

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  • Sleeps 6

  • Bedrooms 3

  • Bathrooms 2

  • Pets No

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  • Off road parking
  • Open fire
  • Cot available
  • Highchair available
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Broadband / WiFi

Reviews & Ratings

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35 Customer Reviews

  • "This was our second visit to Gwyndy Bach."

    A beautiful, spacious house in a stunning little village of Beddgelert. Our only criticism would be that the house needs a little TLC but we understand this is in the process of being done soon. We must say a huge thank you to Chris and Mandy (housekeepers) for being so kind to us on departure day due to our car breaking down. Their hospitality was second to none!

    Reviewed by MichaelaMay 2022

  • "Very nice very good fixtures and fittings nice decor good location"

    Reviewed by JanisMay 2022

  • "The cottage was very clean and had everything you needed , was ideally situated for exploring, would be nicer if the garden was clear so you could sit out the front , if your tall be careful of the light above the cooker , overall had a really good stay and would return."

    Reviewed by JoanneApr 2022

  • "Great stay."

    Lovely, warm, well appointed house in great location.

    Reviewed by NicholaApr 2022

  • "Cottage was fab, cosy, warm and comfortable."

    Great power shower. Would definitely book again.

    Reviewed by MargaretMar 2022

  • "What a great house it was very clean, thanks to the excellent house keeper."

    The house was warm ,cozy, with every facility you needed. We had a lovely Christmas with the family, will definitely be returning.

    Reviewed by CarolDec 2021

  • "The accommodation is comfy, spacious with well equipped kitchen , two bathrooms and stylish living room."

    TV is nice and big too, with Netflix available. Fire place works well so does the heating and hot water. Can't complain about cleanliness inside. On the outside however the main window would need a regular wash so you can actually enjoy the view of the river. Altogether beautiful place and an attractive, well located lodge.

    Reviewed by RafalDec 2021

  • "The cottage was simple but well appointed with essentials - we were travelling with four children planning to climb Snowdon and so the balance of space, comfort - and a reasonable kitchen for simple meal prep was great."

    It was warm, clean and tidy and the WiFi was great. I’m sure when Covid measures are relaxed entirely it will be even better - travelling with towels, bed linen and kit for six fir a long weekend is rather off putting. And as we had a particularly wet day the provision of some board games and logs for the fire would when allowed be very welcome.

    Reviewed by JessicaOct 2021

  • "Fabulous location, very clean and comfortable accommodation , second visit to ..."

    Fabulous location, very clean and comfortable accommodation , second visit to this wonderful home , will definitely return

    Reviewed by JanyneOct 2021

  • "Lovely house."

    The cleaner should be congratulated on doing such a lovely job. Very happy with our stay. Will return!

    Reviewed by JaneSep 2021

  • "A lovely place to stay."

    Had everything we needed. Met the lovely lady who cleans the place who gave us advice on a lovely place to eat. Will definitely return.

    Reviewed by JanetSep 2021

  • "Just returned from a wonderful stay at Gwynedd Bach - so much so, that we have rebooked for next year!"

    A very spacious, comfortable, immaculate property, in a superb central location for easy access to village amenities, cycle hire and mountain walks. No outside space, but we did not miss this as the surrounding area is so glorious. Only area for improvement - as mentioned in other reviews, the showerhead in the main bathroom needs to be very carefully positioned, otherwise it leaks a lot all over the bathroom floor.

    Reviewed by JoannaAug 2021

  • "A really super house in a perfect location."

    Reviewed by EmmaJul 2021

  • "The owner needs to do some outside maintenance."

    On the only rainy day the gutters leaked all around the property, particularly over the key safe. The down pipes need attention and the drains need clearing. The garden at the front of the property needs maintenance, weeds removed all round and the shrubs at the front reducing in width, we know this acts as a screen from the road but it is all but touching the kitchen window. 6ft from original bush. Also the path could be cleared to make the front of the property more attractive. Finally if there is any recycling left by previous tenant, despite being 'more than we've had before' shouldn't this be removed. And the property could do with more china, mugs etc. As one set is in the dishwasher what do you drink your tea from?

    Reviewed by FayeJun 2021

  • "Gwyndy Bach is a beautiful house in beautiful settings, but the house could do with some TLC."

    One large radiator not working, family bathroom shower floods when in use for very long. Cooker not clean. Outside garden is very overgrown and untidy and not really useable. No hairdryer in a house that accommodates 6 people! Poor communication from housekeeper regarding bringing own bedding.

    Reviewed by MichaelaApr 2021

  • "The house was very comfortable, great location in beddgelert, we had a great weekend, would go back there again."

    Reviewed by PaulNov 2020

  • "The cottage was fantastic extremely comfortable, in a brilliant location, can't wait to visit again!"


    Reviewed by LisaOct 2020

  • "We were asked to supply our own bedding by the owners of this cottage - duvet cover, bottom sheet, pillowcase and towel."

    AS some of our group were travelling by public transport, this was quite inconvenient. There must be another way round this. The cottage has minimal crockery - only x6 of most items, which means you use the dishwasher more frequently than if you had a bigger stock to draw on.

    Reviewed by SarahSep 2020

  • "The house is in the perfect place to get to everything in the village."

    The house is everything you could wish for and it all looks brand new inside.The car has its own parking place behind the house and you are right next to a pub that serves food.

    Reviewed by TerenceSep 2020

  • "Absolutely amazing cottage, every available amenity."

    Great location,beautiful scenery and fantastic walks. This cottage was the perfect place to return to after our family climb up to Snowdon Summit. Have no hesitation in recommending.

    Reviewed by KeithMar 2020

  • "We had a wonderful stay in the cottage."

    A great base to explore and enjoy the beautiful countryside. The cottage was clean and comfortable and very spacious! The bed was great and we had everything we needed. Definitely recommend a stay here!!

    Reviewed by BronwenFeb 2020

  • "The cottage is in an excellent location in the village."

    It has everything you need for a holiday. We stayed over Christmas 2019 and cooked a full Chris lunch with no problems. There were six adults and plenty of room for all. Hebog bistro is definitely worth a visit. Hope to be back soon in the summer

    Reviewed by LesleyDec 2019

  • "Very comfortable accommodation, spacious and well appointed."

    Only slight downside being one twin room has narrow beds and duvets that were too small so slid off, resulting in the comfort rating being downgraded. Otherwise perfect and highly recommended.

    Reviewed by TimNov 2019

  • "Brilliant cottage right in the center of Beddgelert."

    Much larger property than expected with plenty of space for a family with 3 kids. Log burner was on most evenings due to the cold weather. Couldn't fault it.

    Reviewed by SamOct 2019

  • "This is such a gorgeous house, we're so glad we found it to getting ready before our wedding in Llyn Gwynant barns."

    Truly special - we'll definitely be back. Thank you!

    Reviewed by JoOct 2019

  • "Amazing kitchen/diner, spacious rooms, comfy bed and clean."

    Awkward layout in lounge was fine for us two, may not have suited us if we had been six, TV area separate to fire area, and I personally prefer settees to individual chairs. Great location for walking from Beddgelert, no noise or problems rom pub next door, though this was out of season in October and few visitors about, had a lovely time.

    Reviewed by LynneOct 2019

  • "Yes. I have sent you an email."

    The house has a lack of mirrors! The en suite bathroom mirror is on the. Opposite Wall to the sink so if shaving one has to turn around to do it. No mirror in the middle bedroom ( we were 6 adults) so that would have been good. There's no hairdryer in the house which is unusual . The kitchen needs more dinner plates. There are only 6. Not one spare so have to wash up instead of using dishwasher. Beautiful house though. Very spacious. Comfortable beds.

    Reviewed by ShirleyJun 2019

  • "We loved our time at gwyndy bach we stayed for a week ,excellent accommodation,very clean and cosy,loved the log burner and the kitchen is fabulous,wanted to take it home with us,Beddgelert is a gorgeous place,we did lots of walking,lovely rivers,would recommend to others,had a fab time thankyou."

    Reviewed by MJun 2019

  • "High quality, comfortable, spotless"

    Mar 2019

  • "Clean, spacious and beautifully decorated."

    Great location.

    Sep 2018

  • "This is a spacious and clean cottage renovated to a high standard."

    My only suggestion is that given the lack of outside space and the changeable weather, it would be really helpful to have a tumble dryer; even though we visited in summer it was difficult to get clothes dry.

    Aug 2018

  • "Lovely cottage, massive kitchen, nice seating area."

    Bedrooms clean and tidy.

    Apr 2018

  • "Excellent location very clean and cosy cottage"

    Apr 2018

  • "The house was well equipped but could of done with a television."

    Great location for exploring Snowdonia and Beddgelert was a lovely picturesque village.

    Aug 2017

  • "We loved our stay at Gwyndy Bach."

    The kitchen-dining area was great to hang out in and we spent most of our time at the cottage there. The bedrooms were big, especially the master bedroom. Admittedly, we were only a family of 4 in a cottage for 6, but even with two additional people I am sure it would have felt the same. Beddgelert is a beautiful village in a great location and served as a fabulous base for the day trips we made. The village itself has a small shop where you can get the essentials and an ice cream parlour where we stopped by more than once. The cottage is very central, next to The Saracen's Head, but there was no noise issue at night when we stayed during the summer holidays. Beware that there is no O2 signal in the village, but the wifi at the cottage was all we needed to be able to plan our outings.

    NadiaAug 2017

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  • Three Bedrooms: 1 x ensuite king, 1 x twin, 1 x twin (zip/link option can be made as a king) 1 x ground floor WC with sink, 1 x shower room with large shower, loo, wash hand basin and heated towel rail, 1 x ensuite with bath and shower over, loo and wash hand basin, Sitting room with wood burning stove and Smart TV with Free Sat, Kitchen with dining area, Utility area with washing machine.
  • Woodburning stove, Smart TV with Free Sat
  • Wifi
  • Electric range oven, fridge / freezer, dishwasher, microwave and toaster
  • Washing machine.Central Heating
  • Off road parking for 1 car
  • Travel Cot, High Chair
  • Small front garden running the length of the house
  • Amenities in walking distance
  • Note: There is reserved parking for 1 car with further parking available on the road or in a car park in the village
  • Guests are advised if you require use of the cot and/ or booster high chair, to please request this on booking
  • Note: Unfortunately bed linen, towels and kitchen towels are currently not provided
  • Please bring your own.

The property

Gwyndy Bach is a fabulously modern family holiday cottage situated in the heart of the picturesque village of Beddgelert in Snowdonia.

It has a river running through its heart which flows under the iconic stone bridge - it’s a much photographed location!.

This is a holiday cottage offering a warm and...

Note: Short breaks may be available for peak weeks. Please enquire.
Note: There is reserved parking for 1 car (further parking available on the road or there is a car park in the village)
Note: bed linen, towels and kitchen towels are not provided. Please bring your own

Note: Please be aware this property is unable to accommodate a Saturday changeover.

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

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About the location


Porthmadog 6 miles; Caernarfon 13 miles.

The picturesque village of Beddgelert lies in the heart of the Snowdonia National Park at the foot of Mount Snowdon. Beddgelert is a bustling village with arts and craft shops, tea rooms, pubs and restaurants, centred around the Afon Glaslyn river. A 20 minute stroll along the river will take you to the Aberglaslyn Pass, one of North Wales’ most famous beauty spots. The Welsh Highland Steam Railway passes through the village on its journey from Porthmadog to Caernarfon. Beddgelert is famed for its monument to the Welsh Prince Llewelyn's dog, whom the Prince killed thinking it had attacked and killed his son, only to discover afterwards it had been defending his son from a savage wolf attack. With Porthmadog, Portmeirion, Borth y Gest and the whole of the Llyn Peninsula easily reached, this is an ideal location for a Welsh holiday.

Region Information

Note: There is reserved parking for 1 car (further parking available on the road or there is a car park in the village)
Note: bed linen, towels and kitchen towels are not provided. Please bring your own.
Note: Please be aware this property is unable to accommodate a Saturday changeover.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas
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If your booking can't take place due to a COVID-19 lockdown in the UK or Ireland, you can request a change of date or receive a full rental charges refund.

Owners may request any evidence that they reasonably require before making a refund. Sykes Holiday Cottages is not agreeing to pay or guarantee any refund from the Owner to you under this Book with confidence.
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