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Beaver Grove Cottage

Betws-y-Coed, North Wales & Snowdonia (Ref. 945612)



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  • Icon/Feature/Off-road parking Off road parking
  • Icon/Feature/Open fire Open fire
  • Icon/Feature/Garden or Patio Garden / Patio
  • Icon/Feature/Shop Pub/shop < 1 mile
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Reviews & Ratings

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35 Customer Reviews

  • "Clean, comfortable and cosy."

    Could have done with extra bedding though as was chilly at night.

    Reviewed by RobertNov 2021

  • "Fabulous location would definitely use again"

    Reviewed by AlexNov 2021

  • "The cottage is in the grounds of a Manor House and is surrounded by trees and lots of birds and squirrels."

    Within walking distance of the centre of The town via a footpath and a pedestrian bridge over the river. Approx 25 minutes walk. Lots of trails to walk with a dog Within 30 minutes of snowdon (llamberis ) Well worth a stay and I highly recommend this property.

    Reviewed by KevinSep 2021

  • "We loved the cottage and surrounding gardens, so peaceful There was no one in the other cottage which would have encroached a bit Guests in the darker period of the year need to be aware of the absence of street lighting which would be tricky walking back at night We hope to go again!"

    Reviewed by ElizabethSep 2021

  • "Lovely original cottage in a fantastic setting, only areas of improvement would be to have a separate toilet as with 5 guests it becomes a challenge with only one bathroom!"

    Also would be great to have an enclosed area so the dog could have been allowed in the garden area without any concerns of escape into the surrounding fields! Overall a very enjoyable holiday in a beautiful location.

    Reviewed by MarkAug 2021

  • "Great family holiday with all the activities we could ask for in the vicinity."

    Dogs loved it here, too. Would come back and recommend to others.

    Reviewed by UliAug 2021

  • "A lovely cottage in a secluded location with a friendly and helpful owner nearby"

    Reviewed by ColinJul 2021

  • "The cottage is in a beautifully set location and extremely private."

    A small private garden area with views of a river and sheep in an adjacent field. Lord to see and do in the area too. All in all a fabulous holiday in a lovely place.

    Reviewed by CarolineJul 2021

  • "The cottage can be difficult to find as the mapping information provided and the what 3 words locator take you to a different cottage further up the road."

    The written directions are accurate though.

    Reviewed by RussellJun 2021

  • "Excellent accommodation in picturesque setting, within easy walking distance of Betwse"

    Reviewed by CliveJun 2021

  • "This is our 2nd visit ,lounge window open on a arrival,cobwebs in all rooms,window sills and surrounds disgusting dirty,all pots and pans need replacing badly we have to buy a frying pan,tumble dryer not working properly,clothes airer broken,no washing line or sun canopy as stated in write up,no wash bag for dirty laundry as stated in North Wales maids instruction leaflet."

    We will be emailing mr.Hensley with these complaints.

    Thank you for your detailed feedback. We’re sorry that the cottage fell short of your expectations regarding cleanliness. Our average cleanliness rating from the 4 other visitors who left feedback this year was 92.5% (15 out of 16) , but clearly there were several issues on this occasion, which we have now addressed. Regarding your other points, we are upgrading the facilities accordingly and thanks once again for your comments. The cottage does not have a washing line or sun canopy and is therefore not advertised as such. Property Owner

    Reviewed by TerenceJun 2021

  • "Positive: Very clean, great location."

    Would definitely stay there again. Negative The tumble dryer drum does not rotate and thus your clothes don't dry. The clothes rack (as backup) is broken. Important as lots of activities in area involve getting wet and muddy.

    Thank you for your lovely feedback and we look forward to welcoming you again in the future. I can also confirm a new tumble dryer is being installed shortly. Property Owner

    Reviewed by MichaelJun 2021

  • "Idyllic scenery and cottage set in beautiful grounds ."

    Would highly recommend this cottage for peaceful holiday . Will surely return .

    Reviewed by RachelAug 2020

  • "Amazing cottage in an amazing village!"


    Reviewed by RickyMar 2020

  • "Travelled up to BYC for the week celebrating the New Year celebrations."

    Booked Beaver Grove cottage after looking at lots of possibilities but chose this [place due to the look of the place and the location to the town it's self. It's just a short walk of about 12 mins over Sappers suspension footbridge into the station area, head towards the trains and there is a pedestrian foot bridge over the tracks to the town centre. Here you will find a great selection of pubs, restaurants and shops to keep you entertained. Beaver Grove is set in the grounds of another rental property which share the gardens and surrounding grounds. The gardens are not secure to let dogs wander around unsupervised but this was not a problem for our two labs. The cottage is of tiled floor down stairs with a carpeted front room. As it was winter the boot room/front hall way was a god send to get changed out of wet muddy clothes and the wood burner in the lounge was kept well stocked. Dogs are not permitted upstairs which again was not a problem for us, though the dogs were not impressed. There is an external shed for bike storage and you will have to bring your own padlocks to secure the bikes/door though there is nothing to padlock the bikes to inside the shed and the door is very old with a very old chain. I personally locked all the bikes together and to the cycle rack in the shed and was happy with that. Plenty of cycling in the area and the old Marin track just a short ride up the road for a nostalgic MTB ride. We really enjoyed our stay and had a great time riding, walking, running, Zip worlding and eating out. Please remember that once it get dark at Beaver Grove, there are no street lighting till you get to the town as such, so remember torches for evening walks back home from the pub/restaurant or to take dogs out before bed. Great place to stay, will be back.

    Reviewed by AndrewDec 2019

  • "We loved this place, well equipped and warm ."

    Reasonable proximity to shops and pubs. The only thing I would suggest is that it would be nice to have a little fenced around area for dogs.

    Reviewed by VeronicaDec 2019

  • "We had a lovely week the dogs loved it."

    We loved it more. Defiantly reccomend this cottage. Defiantly returning next year if it's not fully booked already. Would buy this place if we won the lottery that nice Jan and Phil Ryan

    Reviewed by PhilipOct 2019

  • "Lovely cosy cottage in a stunning and peaceful location."

    Walking distance to Betwys y Coed. Easy access to all major routes through Snowdonia National Park.

    Reviewed by DavidOct 2019

  • "We were happy with the location."

    It afforded us the chance to access Snowdonia very easily. We found the house to be a little tired in appearance, there was a distinct smell of dog in the downstairs area of the house. Lovely comfortable bed and we were delighted with the amount of birds feeding outside the living room window. So much so, we actually bought bird food for them whilst we were there.

    Reviewed by MargaretSep 2019

  • "Cottage was lovely in a quiet location but within easy reach of amenities shops pubs etc"

    Reviewed by DianeJun 2019

  • "The cottage and location was beautiful, however it is not made clear on the description that there is another house SHARING the garden and drive, did have quite a few cars pass the house through the day and late in the evening, was hard to stop our dogs going over the boundary given to us as there was no fence there."

    Otherwise it's in a nice secluded position where you can have a nice walk in the woodland and admire the view.

    Reviewed by JackMay 2019

  • "The location was great: green all around us and we were pleasantly surprised by the well kept grounds with lots of flowers."

    The cottage was closer to the road / Betws-Y-Coed than we expected but that turned out to be pretty convenient (and the road noise was really not bad and therefore not a problem at all). The livingroom was comfy, the kitchen well stocked (although I'd suggest a bit more cutlery and possibly some larger pots and pans) and upstairs the bedrooms and bathroom were clean and well presented. I would certainly recommend this to anybody who is looking for a good central location to explore North Wales / Snowdonia: there's so much to discover within a 30 minute drive from Betws, whichever direction you go in you'll find something wonderful.

    Reviewed by WouterApr 2019

  • "Beaver Grove Cottage was everything and so much more."

    Great location, great cottage and beautiful views. Only thing missing was a tea towel! We'd definitely recommend.

    Reviewed by DebbieApr 2019

  • "Lovely cottage in a good location overlooking the river and close enough to walk into Betws-y-coed."

    Cottage was clean and comfortable.

    Reviewed by StevenFeb 2019

  • "We stayed in this cottage with our three kids, and it was just the perfect place."

    The house is lovely and well-equipped, the garden and grounds are a good place to relax between your excursions. Great.

    Reviewed by GerdOct 2018

  • "The cottage was located in a very quiet wooded area with the sound of the river and birds all that could be heard."

    The area was beautiful and lots of places to explore. The description given was vry good with no unexpected surprises. Would recommend this property to all guests with or without children .

    Reviewed by NicholasAug 2018

  • "A few suggestions for cottage:- A visitors book, I always find this very usual for recommendations and places to visit."

    A hairdrier Tea towel

    Reviewed by ChristineMay 2018

  • "This is a fantastic place to stay, clean newly decorated and super comfortable, sofa and bed and shower are the best."

    I would definitely be coming again; loved it! Location location location it is in the best location in easy walking to the best village Betws y coed where every one is super helpful. There are sheep and lambs at the end of the garden and the the ever changing river. If there is anything I would improve is the reception on the free view tv and the size of the tv but now I’m being picky. Waterloo hotel in easy reach has some lovely gins especially the orange marmalade aber falls one at less than £4 a shot. What is not to love

    Reviewed by SharonApr 2018

  • "Beautiful well-equipped cottage set in gorgeous private grounds on the edge of the village."

    It was ideal for us and the dogs. Great walks and amenities from the village whilst being in a secluded spot overlooking the river.

    Reviewed by KatharineMar 2018

  • "Really lovely, warm and comfortable cottage with an enviable riverside location away from the main road."

    Also only a short walk into Betws y Coed for all the local shops and cafes. Would highly recommend!

    Reviewed by AndreaMar 2018

  • "Beautiful place to unwind from a maniac festive period where you have the opportunity to be in isolation or within Twenty minutes walk of the bustling town of Betws-y-Coed and all it’s amenities."

    The cottage has all the comforts of home, and has a feel of recent refurb to high specs. You also on the doorstep to all the things Snowdonia has to offer. I would recommend Zip world at Ffestiniog 2 4 1 Monday.

    Reviewed by AntonyJan 2018

  • "A lovely cottage, characterful, comfortable and well equipped."

    Great riverside location with wonderful views. Great base for exploring the area. Will definitely be booking again.

    Reviewed by SimonNov 2017

  • "Fantastic cottage in a superb position."

    Nice fully equipped kitchen. Didn't use the fire but it looked nice. Good central heating and plenty of hot water. Comfy sofa. Comfy beds. Nice clean bedding and towels. Instant at home feeling. Superb. Secure storage for bikes could be adapted cheaply to add more security. Can't wait to rent again..

    Reviewed by GlenOct 2017

  • "Had a great time lovely cottage and location."

    Could do with garden chairs and another chair in living room as we where a party of 5 adults felt that we didn't have enough furniture for sitting .

    Reviewed by SueSep 2017

  • "We loved this cottage and the location."

    The cottage was extremely clean and wasn't cluttered with unnecessary fixtures or furnishings. Good quality towels and bed linen which was so nice as it felt a little like being at home. The owners have worked incredibly hard to make it a lovely place to stay. No WIFI suited us, but I appreciate this would not suit everyone. A good set of garden furniture would have been nice so that we could all sit outside and eat. Overall, absolutely loved it and would definitely come back. Thank you

    Reviewed by MarieJul 2017

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The property

Betws-y-Coed 0.7 miles.

This wonderful detached cottage is situated in an enviable riverside location on the edge of the popular town of Betws-y-Coed in the heart of the Snowdonia National Park.

This beautifully presented property is set in its own grounds and is ideal for couples, families or groups of friends wishing to get together to explore this fantastic area of Wales.

The cottage combines character features such as beams and some original sash windows with modern convenience.

You approach the property up a lovely wooded driveway.

The entrance porch with its quarry tiled floor doubles as a convenient boot room, perfect for kicking off those muddy boots after a day of exploring and the washing machine and tumble dryer are neatly tucked away behind cupboard doors.

The kitchen is well-equipped with quality oak mix worktops and has everything you need to prepare delicious meals, with a lovely stable door which can be opened to take in the garden and river views.

After a busy day out relax in front of the woodburning stove in the well-appointed sitting room.

Upstairs there are three pleasant bedrooms offering flexible accommodation.

The master bedroom has high ceilings with beams as well as a king-size bed and there is a further double, and a delightful single with riverside views.

There is a modern family bathroom.

Outside relax in the picturesque front garden where you can enjoy the myriad of birdlife and wildlife on the doorstep.

Guests also have shared use of the grounds which extend further around the Manor House.

There are countryside walks on the doorstep or for the more energetic the mountains of the Snowdonia Range are a short drive away.

The popular town of Betws-y-Coed with its array of eclectic shops and restaurants is a short walk away and is a mecca for outdoor enthusiasts.

There are opportunities for walking, mountain biking and climbing to name a few.

Visit Zip World Forest for a tree top adventure or visit the scenic Fairy Glen or Swallow Falls.

Train enthusiasts will want a visit to nearby Ffestiniog with its narrow gauge steam railway and even the coast and the historic walled town of Conwy are within a day’s trip.

There really is something for everyone from this stunning property.


  • Three bedrooms: 1 x king-size double, 1 x double, 1 x single
  • Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC
  • Kitchen with dining area
  • Sitting room
  • Boot room/utility.
  • Gas central heating with woodburning stove
  • Electric oven, gas hob, microwave, fridge, washing machine, tumble dryer, dishwasher, TV with Freeview, Wifi, selection of books and games
  • Fuel, power and starter pack for stove inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Off road parking for 3 cars
  • Bike and equipment storage
  • Front lawned garden with pond, patio and furniture and shared use of gardens
  • Two well behaved pets welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop 8 mins walk, pub 2 mins walk
  • Note: There is an unfenced pond so children must be supervised at all times
  • Note: The field adjacent to the property is private land
  • Please note: there is no access from the property to the river

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About the location


Llanrwst 4 miles; Blaenau Ffestiniog 11 miles.

Betws-y-Coed, known as the Gateway to Snowdonia, is North Wales' most popular inland resort. Surrounded by dense woodland and magnificent mountain country, this is a haven for walkers and outdoor enthusiasts alike. At Betws-y-Coed the River Conwy meets its three tributaries flowing from the west, and the beauty of the area is enhanced by cascading waterfalls, river pools and ancient bridges. Most famous of all are the magnificent Swallow Falls, situated where the Llugwy River hurls itself into a spectacular chasm. The village has shops, pubs, places to eat, miniature railway, a riverside golf course and the Tree Top Adventure High Ropes Course, and is home to The Snowdonia National Park Visitor Centre, as well as being the start of the beautiful Conwy Valley which leads to the coast and the lovely towns of Llandudno and Conwy.

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Region Information

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas
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