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Bwthyn Pennant

(Ref. 1007875)

Porthmadog, North Wales & Snowdonia Show on map


Sykes rating

  • 4 Guests

  • 2 Bedrooms

  • 1 Bathroom

  • Pets Yes


  • Electric vehicle charging
  • Off road parking
  • Open fire
  • Garden / Patio
  • Cot available
  • Highchair available
  • Washing machine
  • Broadband / WiFi

Reviews & Ratings

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  • recommend (9)
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26 Customer Reviews

  • "Absolutely perfect!"

    The backdrop of the cottage is incredible, in a tranquil and beautiful valley, with 360 degree views. The cottage itself is wonderful with all the comforts one needs, plenty of space, rapid internet and even Disney+ for the children. The decor and cleanliness were also top notch, and the hosts fantastic. I cannot recommend Bwthyn Pennant more highly!

    Reviewed by Pirran5.0Oct 2023

  • "A comfortable, well equipped cottage set in a very beautiful remote valley."

    The dog enjoyed the garden (thank you for the treats!) and when we could sit out it was beautiful.For us an added bonus was a dedicated electric charging point, almost an essential for an electric vehicle in this part of Wales. The weather was unfortunately very wet, restricting the number of many beautiful local walks we could do. Drying outdoor clothes was not easy (perhaps we should have used the log burner) but otherwise the central heating was efficient.Driving to the farmhouse was challenging!...a winding road ,barely a car's width, stretched for more than 3 miles from the main road, (reversing prowess necessary) We enjoyed the area and found the hosts welcoming and very helpful.

    Reviewed by Jane4.4Jul 2023

  • "Wonderful area, and the house was so clean everything looked new."

    The little kitchen was really well designed and had a lot of cupboard space and we had everything we needed for our stay. Area was beautiful and quiet, and we loved sitting outside and looking at the views down the valley when the weather allowed. We thoroughly recommend this place to everyone.

    Reviewed by Gail5.0Apr 2023

  • "Lovely cottage and warm!"

    Helpful owners and beautiful quiet location

    Reviewed by Judith5.0Feb 2023

  • "A Lovely place to stay."

    Looking forward to returning soon

    Reviewed by Jane5.0Sep 2022

  • "Lovely, idyllic property very much off the beaten track, exactly as described on the website."

    Paul and Caroline were the best hosts - thinking of everything. Would thoroughly recommend and will definitely be going back.

    Reviewed by Ellen5.0Apr 2022

  • "The owners had provided every single thing anyone could need and the cottage was spotlessly clean."

    They were there if we needed them but unobtrusive. Lovely couple indeed. The views were wonderful and you could walk out of the cottage and see streams and mountains. Could only hear birds and sheep. The garden was used by us a lot and although shared everyone kept to their own bit and even the shared area was not used very much by others as people are out a lot exploring the area. We didn’t want to leave. Would highly recommend.

    Reviewed by Caroline5.0Mar 2022

  • "I thought the cottage would be nearer to Porthmadog but when I got used to the drive along the lanes it was a fabulous location, very relaxing and tranquil."

    Reviewed by June4.1Mar 2022

  • "Wonderful cottage in a wonderful location."

    The lane is a bit scary at first but after a couple or trips back and forth it was fine. Cottage is fantastic and everything you need is there (except food of course). Paul and Caroline were great hosts and checked if everything was ok after the first night. Can't fault anything and it was exactly what we expected and wanted for our stay. Many thanks.

    Reviewed by Chris5.0Feb 2022

  • "Possibly the worst the weather and driving conditions Ive ever been in."

    But I knew the weather would be bad so wasn’t bothered. All we wanted was a lovely cottage with a log fire. The cottage was remote and quiet. Very peaceful. Very clean and tidy and had everything we needed. A little colder than our own house but then it’s 500 years old so was expected. Would love to visit again the summer.

    Reviewed by Jamie5.0Dec 2021

  • "This was a lovely property with superb hosts."

    We appreciated the quiet and peaceful setting. The cottage was very well equipped and clean, and the online description was accurate. Would highly recommend this property.

    Reviewed by Sian5.0Dec 2021

  • "A wonderful base from which to explore the area."

    Quiet property, a few miles away from the main roads, surrounded by lovely scenery. Walks from the property, or short drives to the coast or other attractions in the hills. Having the use of the charger for our electric car was a real bonus in an area with few public alternatives. Very helpful hosts.

    Reviewed by Nicholas5.0Nov 2021

  • "Plusses were:- Beautiful location in a quiet valley."

    Comfortable and attractive stone house. Electric car charger. Friendly and helpful owners.

    Reviewed by Warren5.0Oct 2021

  • "Paul and family were very welcoming."

    Reviewed by Vickie5.0Sep 2021

  • "Caroline and Paul were fantastic hosts; tentative, friendly and very patient which our pup."

    Really lovely cottage to get away from it all. The cottage had everything we needed and the garden space was ideal for the dog and us, including outdoor seating and BBQ. Although the main garden area is shared with the two other holiday cottages patio area still very private. The valley is picturesque with lots of walks from the front door and a lovely stream running through. Great views out to sea as you drive away from the cottage back to the main road.

    Reviewed by Samantha5.0Sep 2021

  • "The cottage was prepared perfectly, and the hosts had cleaned it really well prior to our arrival."

    It was very well equipped with everything we needed, including wood and fire lighting equipment to make sure we could enjoy the fire in the living room The only negative was that the bed was quite hard. I know that is a personal preference, but it was the only negative we had on the whole experience

    Reviewed by Robert4.7Aug 2021

  • "Set in the peaceful Pennant valley, the cottage provides a real escape, even when there’s plenty of tourists around."

    The accommodation provides everything you need and the owners are on hand if there’s anything you need. We were lucky with the sunshine but if the large gardens are soggy, there’s the cosy lounge to curl up in after a long day in the mountains.

    Reviewed by Mark5.0Aug 2021

  • "Fantastic cottage."

    Beautifully clean and very well equipped. Fantastic peaceful location. Owners next-door very helpful but not intrusive. Would highly recommend.

    Reviewed by Michele5.0Jul 2021

  • "Bwthyn Pennant is a wonderfully renovated cottage in a lovely and peaceful place."

    We spent a few days resting and had a few walks around the house where the landscape is beautiful. Paul and Caroline were very welcoming. Would definitely go back one day !

    Reviewed by Nathalie5.0Jul 2021

  • "Lovely cottage, lots of character, spotlessly clean and beautiful area."

    Owners were great, very friendly and very helpful. Perfect quiet relaxing trip, will definitely be back. Thankyou!

    Reviewed by Mark5.0Jun 2021

  • "A fabulous old farmhouse full of charm and home comforts."

    What a delightful last minute find this cottage was, complete with a massive inglenook fireplace and 'secret' stone spiral staircase. Warm and cosy with everything you need supplied, with good wifi. Its set about 4 miles in the most wonderful valley with walks in every direction from the doorstep. We found the locally restored copper mine and climbed further up to see Mt Snowdon, didn't see or hear a soul all day, just birds, sheep and water flowing - bliss!

    Reviewed by Susan5.0Apr 2021

  • "Lovely cottage in peaceful surroundings."

    The owner made us feel very welcome would definitely sray again.

    Reviewed by Tim5.0Oct 2020

  • "Absolutely beautiful cottage in a lovely, remote location."

    Would happily return and would recommend to others

    Reviewed by Ruth5.0Sep 2020

  • "Upon arrival we found the property to be exceptionally clean & really put my mind at rest during these COVID times."

    The property description and photos are very accurate and the location was perfect for a rural, away from it all holiday. Plenty of walks nearby & my children enjoyed playing in the streams. The hosts are next door, give you your own space but on hand to give great advice on walks in the area. 100% recommend to anyone looking to stay in the area & we would definitely book again, a week was not enough!

    Reviewed by Lisa4.7Jul 2020

  • "The owners met me on arrival and were very welcoming."

    The cottage is in a great 'away from it all' location so you can truly relax. It is also very close to Tremadog and Porthmadog which is handy for food shopping etc. The cottage has been recently redecorated to a high standard and is very clean. It is also very cosy and warm. All in all I would highly recommend staying here.

    Reviewed by Claire5.0Oct 2019

  • "We were the first guests to stay at this cottage which we found last minute due to a problem with the original cottage we had booked."

    It was the best cottage we have stayed in , lots of original features felt very homely, the garden was perfect for our dog to roam about very secure. The property is set in a beautiful place amazing views all around, the only sounds you heard were the birds, sheep utter bliss!!! The owners who live next door were very welcoming and helpful. Lots of interesting places to visit nearby, Porthmadog is only a 15 minute drive with shops, ie Tesco,Aldi,Lidl and eating places. We felt completely relaxed after staying here and have already booked for next year!!!! This property is differently at 5 star plus.

    Reviewed by Fiona5.0Jul 2019

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  • Two bedrooms: 1 x king-size, 1 x twin
  • Shower room with shower, basin and WC
  • Kitchen
  • Dining room
  • Sitting room with woodburning stove.
  • LPG central heating and woodburning stove
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge with ice box, washer/dryer
  • 2 x Smart TVs with FreeSat, a selection of books, games and WiFi
  • Fuel, power and starter pack for woodburner inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Travel cot and highchair available on request
  • Off-road parking for two cars
  • Electric car charging point
  • Rear patio with furniture
  • One well-behaved dog welcome (downstairs only and not in bedrooms, please bring own dog beds, blankets and towels)
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop 6.8 miles, pub 5.5 miles
  • Note: Due to the location of the property there is no mobile signal, however the internet network will support WiFi calling
  • Note: Home deliveries are available with Tesco
  • Note: Private water supply which is tested annually
  • Note: There are 2 internal steps down to kitchen
  • Note: Arrival is 4pm
  • Note: Property can be booked with Ref 1007874 and 1007868, together they can sleep 10 guests
  • Electric Vehicle charging is available at the property and electricity consumed will be charged by the KWH at the current rate.Payment to be made directly with owner. Please note: Electric vehicle charger will NOT be available for guests booking Bwthyn Pennant during the week commencing 25th August 2023 until the 2nd September 2023 the EV charger will be available to Bwthyn Pennant guests at all other times
  • Note: the property only accepts a minimum breaks of 3 nights

The property

Porthmadog 8 miles.

Bwthyn Pennant is a wonderful former farmhouse, tucked away within a tranquil setting, a few miles away from the bustling seaside town of Porthmadog.

This rural retreat is ideal for a family seeking to explore this corner of North Wales, with the glorious coastline resting within striking distance of the cottage.

This spacious accommodation was originally the main farmhouse and boasts a wonderful blend of characterful charm and contemporary furnishings.

It comes with two well-presented bedrooms, comprising of a king-size double bedroom and a twin bedroom, each designed to ensure a tranquil retreat to return to each evening.

Look forward to spending your wind down time within the inviting sitting room, where the woodburning stove gently fills the room with warmth during the chillier winter months.

Moving through the property, you will find a formal dining table where you and your loved ones can tuck into a home-cooked meal that was prepared within the well-equipped kitchen.

Note: Property can be booked with Ref 1007874 and 1007868, together they can sleep 10 guests.

Plas Y Pennant Holiday Cottages

Porthmadog 8 miles. Relax and enjoy the peace, tranquility and ambiance of these three wonderful holiday cottages. Located in a rural and remote location nestled within the beautiful hillside scenery of Cwm Pennant, considered to be one of the most beautiful valleys in North Wales. This delightful courtyard of cottages are situated right next to the owners own home, set in 16 acres of gardens, paddocks and gentle sloping mature pastureland, making an idyllic setting for any countryside retreat. Full of charm and character, every cottage offers a unique holiday experience, whilst each with two bedrooms, a family shower room and a woodburning stove. Each of the cottages also come with their very own private patio with outdoor seating, so you can delight in the unspoilt countryside views as you bask in the sunshine on a warm summer's day. The nearest pub is The Goat, serving tasty home-made food, located approximately 1 mile along the A487 in Glandwyfach, with the nearest shop a few more miles away in Tremadog. The harbour town of Porthmadog is eight miles away and offers an array of independent shops, pubs, eating establishments, tea rooms and the Ffestiniog Railway, where you can travel through Snowdonia, savouring a romantic journey via steam engine, to Blaenau Ffestiniog, or jump aboard the Welsh Highland steam railway to Caernarfon. The vast sandy beach of Black Rock Sands and the sand and shingle beach at Criccieth, with its 13th century castle is also nearby, offering a superb coastal location, with fine restaurants. You can also pay a visit to the pretty, Italianate village of Portmeirion and explore the wonders of Snowdonia National Park, home to the tallest mountain in Wales. While the entire Cardigan Bay, Llyn Peninsula, Snowdonia National Park and the Isle of Anglesey are all within easy reach. A fabulous opportunity not to be missed - The ideal base for readers, writers, artists, walkers and nature lovers all year round.

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About the location


  • Harlech 5 miles
  • Caernarfon 19 miles

The bustling harbour town of Porthmadog lies on the Glaslyn Estuary and enjoys a stunning setting. The gateway to the Snowdonia National Park, Porthmadog is full of individual shops and restaurants, and home to the Ffestiniog Railway and the Welsh Highland railway where you can travel by steam through spectacular Snowdonia scenery, to Blaenau Ffestiniog or Caerforn . The pretty village of Borth Y Gest, with its cliffs and coves, is a short walk or drive from the town. The well known and unique Italianate village of Portmeirion is just down the coast. Situated on a rugged clifftop on its own private peninsula, Portmeirion, famous as the location of the TV show The Prisoner and the final episode of Cold Feet, is surrounded by miles of sandy beaches and woodlands. The area also boasts castles at Criccieth and Harlech, and superb unspoilt beaches such as Black Rock Sands, where the sands stretch as far as the eye can see. Also within reach is the famous Zip World Slate Caverns and Bounce Below where you can get involved with a variety of activities including the thrilling zip wires and underground caverns to explore; there is something here to suit the whole family. An ideal location for the attractions of Snowdonia and the The Lleyn Peninsula.

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Electric Vehicle charging is available at the property and electricity consumed will be charged by the KWH at the current rate. Payment to be made directly with owner.

Please note: Electric vehicle charger will NOT be available for guests booking Bwthyn Pennant during the week commencing 25th August 2023 until the 2nd September 2023
The EV charger will be available to Bwthyn Pennant guests at all other

Note: the property only accepts a minimum breaks of 3 nights

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas