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Pant Yr Iwrch

(Ref. 1050855)

Llanbedr Y Cennin, North Wales & Snowdonia Show on map


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  • 6 Guests

  • 3 Bedrooms

  • 1 Bathroom

  • Pets Yes


  • Off road parking
  • Open fire
  • Garden / Patio
  • Broadband / WiFi

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45 Customer Reviews

  • "Had the best weekend away."

    Cottage was absolutely stunning so we stayed in the whole time we was there. Beds were super comfy and it was lovely sitting next to the log burning fire. Everything we needed was there and Rich was very welcoming when we arrived. We would definitely go back.

    Reviewed by Nicola5.0Feb 2024

  • "Amazing cottage, fully equipped for our needs, great outside space for the kids to play, lovely and cosy."

    Great location for exploring the local area.

    Reviewed by Victoria5.0Feb 2024

  • "Lovely cottage in picturesque location with wonderfully helpful neighbours."

    We had a fantastic winter break.

    Reviewed by Leigh5.0Jan 2024

  • "Cottage was just as we expected."

    The fire was absolutely amazing, more so as it was snowing outside . Cottage had everything we needed The views were spectacular Cottage is situated in an area that is close to magnificent walks

    Reviewed by Catherine3.8Jan 2024

  • "Such a lovely cottage!"

    We had the most perfect stay in Pant Yr Iwrch and really didn’t want to leave. The cottage itself is very nice and traditionally done up but with all the mod cons - we appreciated the waterfall shower after a long walk! If you like amazing scenery and beautiful walks then this is the place for you. Host Richard is also very helpful and offered lots of great recommendations. We will be back!

    Reviewed by Ruby4.7Jan 2024

  • "Really lovely cosy cottage in a wonderful location with great views."

    Rich was very friendly and welcoming. Would recommend.

    Reviewed by Jamie5.0Dec 2023

  • "Excellent cottage very clean and good value."

    Reviewed by Robin4.4Dec 2023

  • "Absolutely gorgeous cottage in a great location."

    Well equipped with everything you could need for a week away. Beautifully decorated for Christmas at the time we stayed. Cannot praise it enough, we'll be back.

    Reviewed by Paul5.0Dec 2023

  • "Couldn't regulate heating system as tjwrw was NO thermostat to alter, even though local instructions said there was one in the kitchen, the place needed a good dust and polish, the bins were full of recycling in the kitchen, and NoT emptied from previous occupants."

    There was NO suitable outside lighting and it was very dark when we came back from our trips. To negotiate the gate and pathway caused some concern as I'm disabled with knee issues... overall a quaint cottage that could do with some tlc and attention to cleaning the rooms and bathrooms..facilities were old and outdated.

    Reviewed by Stewart2.5Oct 2023

  • "Enjoyed our stay, it had all we needed to stay there ."

    The dogs were welcomed ,it was great for them with an enclosed garden. It was a long way up a single track which was closed for road works so we had to find another way , that wasn't a big deal but a little un nerving . If I have a tiny criticism it would be the cobwebs and dust on the beems. Nice host lovely fella , greeted us with a smile .

    Reviewed by Karen4.1Sep 2023

  • "Lovely peaceful scenic place great host would recommend."


    Reviewed by Ian5.0Jul 2023

  • "Beautiful cottage set in the hills of llanbedr y cennin perfect relaxing ..."

    Beautiful cottage set in the hills of llanbedr y cennin perfect relaxing sanctuary close to local towns and not Anglesey … thank you Richard for your hospitality and kindness

    Reviewed by Vanessa5.0Jun 2023

  • "The cottage is brilliant & the log burner amazing."

    Such a peaceful place & serene. Richard was very helpful & knowledgeable. Thankyou

    Reviewed by Tina5.0May 2023

  • "A gorgeous cottage with fantastic views."

    Ideal location for both Eryri National Park and coast. In a very peaceful location. The host who lives locally was such a nice friendly guy who was available if you needed him. He was very helpful and made our dogs welcome too. If you love the mountains and the sea then this is a place for you. Ideal for trail running, cycling, long walks & surf snowdonia is just 3 miles away.

    Reviewed by Simon5.0May 2023

  • "Apart from needing a ladder to get into bed (I’m only 5ft!"

    but it was very comfortable after I got on) everything was fine. Great wifi, log burner, views and PEACE The weather was great and we visited a lot of interesting places. Richard was excellent

    Reviewed by Geoffrey Stuart4.4Apr 2023


    Reviewed by Martyn5.0Apr 2023

  • "Wow what a stunning cottage, with all the original features, big open fire at night, lovely and cosy lovely host, great surroundings for walking the dog."

    Great location for sightseeing and beaches. Would definitely return

    Reviewed by Simone5.0Mar 2023

  • "Wonderful stay, beautiful cottage , very cosy with fab views."

    Reviewed by Vicki4.7Mar 2023

  • "The cottage was in a lovely location with amazing views."

    It had everything in it you need for your stay but some things would benefit with being updated. We had some nice days so took the dogs to the beach which they absolutely love. A trip to Betswy Coed is a must.

    Reviewed by Adrienne3.4Mar 2023

  • "Wow !!!"

    !!! Where to start, the cottage was everything we wanted and more, cosy, period features, views, location etc etc, beds were so comfy as well zzzzz, richard is a great help and such a nice man as well, he kept us stocked with logs and eggs for the week and cudnt speak high enough of him , it was our 1st anniversary break and had a week full of day trips and cosy meals at home, the cottage is about 15m drive into conwy, and other places like betwsy-y-coed, caernarfon and snowdon is 30-40 min drive away, we will 10000% stay again and would say to anyone going to north wales that this cottage is the perfect place for you .

    Reviewed by Michael5.0Mar 2023

  • "The property is a wonderful escape for the hustle and bustle of real life."

    It's cosy, with all the amenities you may need. The wood fire is a lovely bonus, and our host Richard was fantastic and more than helpful. We will definitely book this cottage again!

    Reviewed by Lancalot Ronald5.0Feb 2023

  • "Beautiful cottage full of character set in a rural location with amazing views."

    Really enjoyed our short break here, only wish we could have stayed longer.

    Reviewed by Katy4.7Feb 2023

  • "We had a short break (3 nights) at Pant Yr Iwrch and could not fault it!"

    As soon as we arrived it reminded us of the cottage from the film 'The Holiday' such a peaceful setting with amazing views! The cottage itself was clean, spacious and had everything we needed. I would recommend doing a small shop before arriving so you do not have to tackle to roads at night. Beds were comfortable and we all slept really well. Had a chat with Richard who was able to tell us some places of interest to explore, thank you for your hospitality! Overall I would highly recommend booking and we just wish we had stayed longer!

    Reviewed by Becky5.0Feb 2023

  • "Beautiful place enjoyed it very much we have rebooked for the summer ."

    . superb spot .

    Reviewed by Ian5.0Jan 2023

  • "Needs a lot of TLC fantastic views owner very nice man ."

    Roads tight and tricky cottage needs repairs a good clean and decorating some new more comfortable furniture .

    Many thanks for your feedback and I am glad you had a good welcome and enjoyed the fantastic views which are due to the property location which does involve approaching through the rural Welsh landscape. The property is cleaned on every changeover but we will also be doing an end of year refresh. We understand that furniture can be subjective according to individual tastes and while appreciating your comments, can advise that we have chosen furniture specifically in keeping with the character of the property. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Thomas2.5Oct 2022

  • "Lovely and warm cottage, clean and a very comfy bed."

    We had a problem finding the cottage but locals very helpful. Driving up the single track road was a bit hairy but once at the cottage you are rewarded with the most amazing views. We unfortunately only had one night from our weeks holiday, we had to return home urgently.

    Reviewed by Anne3.4Sep 2022

  • "We loved our stay in Pant Yr Iwrch - it was such a relaxing & peaceful place to escape to."

    The cottage has been very thoughtfully renovated with great facilities. It was refreshing not having reams of information to read through on arrival & were able to discover what we needed when we needed it very easily - the lights in the old bread oven were a nice surprise a few days in! We soon got used to driving on the narrow roads to the cottage & loved the walk up to the waterfall suggested by Ben. We’d previously stayed nearby so it was nice to have some local insight to what was worth doing in the area other than the usual activities. Sandra & Ben were very informative & welcoming and really made us feel at ease. Thanks for a lovely week!

    Reviewed by Simon5.0Sep 2022

  • "Richard was friendly and such an interesting person to chat with."

    The views were incredible and there was no shortage of quirky features to explore. The kitchen had everything we needed and there was space around the table for all of us. We loved the wide array of puzzles and dvds, they were appreciated after a long day at zip world! We can't wait to return and see how the rest of the place has progressed.

    Reviewed by Jess5.0Aug 2022

  • "The cottage was really cosy and homely."

    It was a wonderful base for a holiday and a lovely spot to curl up in the evenings while the kids slept.

    Reviewed by Gemma5.0Jul 2022

  • "The Postcode is essential and accurate to find the property."

    Directions in the description could be more detailed if you dont have satnav. Very nice area, garden and views. Quite rustic accommodation and would be enhanced by updating the kitchen especially when you have 6 people to feed. Beds were very comfortable and linen were very good quality. Bathroom was good. Smell of oil in the garden depending on the wind direction and sooty smell in the lounge.

    Reviewed by Malcolm and Deborah2.5Jul 2022

  • "We had a fabulous stay and the house was really amazing/"

    Reviewed by Julie5.0Jul 2022

  • "Old Rustic Charm in a Beautiful Setting."

    Amazing Views of the Conwy valley. Peaceful and Relaxing with tranquil gardens and lots of space for children to play and explore. Ideal for Dog owners and walkers.. Helpful and friendly host.

    Reviewed by David4.1May 2022

  • "This must be the most magical cottage I have ever stayed at."

    The place has got tons of character, amazing furniture, and spectacular views. All the things N-Wales is famous for are within close reach (the mines, the beaches, the mountains), and the routes to get you there are a delight to drive. Host Richard is a real gent, who went above and beyond when we ended up with a flat tyre. Can't say enough positive things about the entire experience.

    Reviewed by Anne-marie5.0Apr 2022

  • "Loved our stay ."

    Cottage held a lot of history. Had everything we needed. If I were to be really picky - we ran out of logs for the wood burning stove on the 2nd to last night but this wouldn’t be an issue on most stays (would would normally be warmer than April) overall no complaints and we would book again.

    Reviewed by Chris4.7Apr 2022

  • "The weather was beautiful with stunning views."

    The cottage was very nice with adequate facilities and good furnishings. It was warm and friendly with an excellent log burner. Beds were comfortable the only downside were an excessive amount of flies in the main bedroom, a fly spray had been provided but was inadequate for the amount of flies. We had a lovely time and the owner has great knowledge of the area and history of the cottage.

    Reviewed by David5.0Mar 2022

  • "We had a fabulous stay and would happily return one day."

    This property is the nicest we have stayed in. Lovely views over a valley. Peaceful/ comfortable/ spacious. Our dogs loved it too. Richard the host is charming and helpful.

    Reviewed by Jacqueline4.7Mar 2022

  • "Great place if you want a remote cottage, just one issue it needs sign to tell where to park your car as at night its difficult to fathom when you first arrive, other than that a lovely place."

    Reviewed by Cliff5.0Dec 2021

  • "We had a lovely stay with family at Pant Yr Irwch over Christmas."

    The cottage is warm and cosy, the kitchen is well stocked, and the beds and bedrooms are very comfortable. We also really enjoyed the new shower! While we didn't venture too far from the comfort of the house, we appreciated the beautiful views down the hills to Conwy and the coast.

    Reviewed by Asha4.7Dec 2021

  • "It's was pitch black when we arrived."

    We did get lost locating the cottage, however having the extra Google link, description and photo did help up to finally locate the cottage. On arrival it was homely, warm with extra touches like dog treats for our dog. Having a fire really made the cottage. It brought back past memories from being younger. Suggested improvements: a cooker range, a door curtain - it got a bit draughty, and maybe lowering the bed. Overall a pleasant start to our Christmas. Thank you.

    Reviewed by Rachel4.4Dec 2021

  • "Remote cottage set in the Welsh valleys of Conwy."

    Beautiful place, cute cottage equipped with everything you could possibly need. The views are stunning from the cottage windows and front door. The beds where very comfortable, everywhere was clean and tidy. The owners are lovely, very helpful and polite. Would we go back? Definitely!!!

    Reviewed by Jennifer5.0Nov 2021

  • "We had such a great stay at the cottage, it was so peaceful with so many lovely walks around for our dog."

    Really enjoyed our time there so thank you. Only thing I would say is sometimes the cleaning needed a bit more attention to detail for example a lot of cobwebs around on the door frames, on the ceilings in the big bedroom etc and there was sweets and bits under the sofa cushions but otherwise a perfect place to stay if you want a remote holiday let it’s lots of walks on the doorstep.

    Reviewed by Michelle4.1Nov 2021

  • "Beautiful place with stunning views."

    Very cosy fireplace and a lovely farm kitchen. Comfortable beds and bedding. The cottage is kept at a lovely temperature with the central heating. The silence was bliss, just the bird song in the morning. The garden is very dog friendly, being enclosed all around. Our two furry friends had a lovely stay. All in all one of our favourite cottage stays. Thank you to the owners for letting out this cottage for all to enjoy

    Reviewed by Dean5.0Nov 2021

  • "A relaxing and wonderful holiday in a beautiful location."

    The owner was lovely - welcoming and friendly, as were his three little dogs. Fabulous walks straight from the cottage into the hills, neighbouring villages or down to the river. A good spot too for access to lots of amazing places nearby.

    Reviewed by Helen4.4Sep 2021

  • "The owner was very helpful and friendly."

    For a get away and relax and no stress holiday it was ideal

    Reviewed by Carolyn4.7Sep 2021

  • "Property does not have a washing machine - this should be highlighted"

    Reviewed by Martin4.7Aug 2021

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  • Three bedrooms: 2 x double, 1 x bunk room
  • Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin, heated towel rail and WC
  • Kitchen/diner
  • Sitting room with woodburning stove
  • Oil central heating with woodburning stove
  • Sympathetically refurbished in 2021 in keeping with the original character of the property
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge, freezer, Dishwasher
  • 50 inch Smart TV and WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Lawned garden with seating
  • Fantastic views over the Conwy Valley
  • Off-road parking for three cars
  • The village also has St Peter's Church, which is also very popular for birdwatching
  • Ornithiology, walking, hiking and cycling groups are most welcome
  • Within easy reach are Surf Snowdonia, the Iron Age Fort Pen-y-Gaer and the Roman Fort of Caerhun
  • Gwydir Uchaf Chape is nearby (seasonal) plus Pen Rhyn Castle and Manor House
  • The National Trust's 80 acre Bodwyn Gardens is also nearby with an arboretum, play area and tea rooms
  • Conwy Castle is also only 10 miles away, as are the bridge and popular tea rooms of Llanwryst
  • Two well-behaved pets welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop 3.3 miles, pub 2.1 miles
  • Please note that the property is accessed via a steep single lane track for approx two thirds of a mile

The property

This rustic, semi-detached farmhouse lies in peaceful grounds within the hamlet of Llanbedr-y-Cennin, in the scenic Conwy Valley on the edge of the Eryri (Snowdonia) National Park.

Boasting a traditional décor, this heart-warming retreat welcomes families and friends looking to escape everyday life and see what North Wales has to offer.

Enter into the lounge where a huge inglenook fireplace takes centre stage, housing an alluring woodburning stove which you curl up next to during the brisk winter months, plus a sofa and a Smart TV for entertainment.

Move into the farmhouse style kitchen/diner, complete with feature stone wall and bespoke wooden structures, this is a lovely space to prepare your meals.

As you being to yawn, whisk yourself off upstairs to the bedrooms, comprising of a bunk room and two doubles with high ceilings and exposed joists in the roofing, giving it a real sense of character.

The bathroom offers a welcome change of modernity with sleek tiling and a bath with rainfall shower over, so you can prepare for the day in style.

To the exterior of Pant Yr Iwrch is a landscaped and elevated garden, which was once massively overgrown, but now offers a lovely space with a structured seating area where views of the Eryri (Snowdonia) Mountain Range can be seen.

There are some wonderful walks from the cottage and the North Wales coastline is just a short drive away, together with many biking trails and centres which are all within easy reach of the property.

Just down the road lies Surf Snowdonia, the first artificial wave lagoon of its kind in Wales, while a little further afield in Betsw-y-Coed lies the popular slate caverns, housing the world-first underground trampoline park, along with Zip World Titan, which spans across 1080m from half the height of Yr Wyddfa (Snowdon), so there is really something for everyone in this location!

Less than a 15 minute drive will bring you to Conwy, home to the famous Conwy Castle, a pretty harbour, as well as many fabulous shops and restaurants.

For a quintessential day on the coast, visit the seaside town of Llandudno where you can stroll the length of the promenade, catch a Punch and Judy show, or enjoy a wealth of family attractions on the amusement pier.

If you’re looking for a relaxing escape with plenty of activities on hand, look no further than Pant Yr Iwrch.

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £350.

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About the location


Conwy 10 miles, Betws y Coed 10 miles

Llanbedr-y-Cennin, which translates to the Church of St. Peter among the Daffodils on the western side of the beautiful Conwy valley, The river Conwy runs through the valley, running into the sea to the north, at the town of Conwy, which is about five miles north of the village. The village lies on the eastern edge of the Eryri (Snowdonia) National Park and is a starting point for many wonderful walks. There is a welcoming pub where you can enjoy a relaxing meal and a drink. Historic Conwy with it's Castle and walls is very popular as is Betws-y-Coed and both are within a ten minute drive. Also nearby are the world renowned Bodnant Gardens and its Welsh food centre, home to a fine shop and restaurant among other attractions. You can also sample some of the adrenalin fuelled activities that North Wales is famous for such as a variety zip lines, Surf Snowdonia and Bounce Below that has a selection of trampolines and netting tunnels suspended inside old slate caverns!

PLEASE NOTE: This property does not accept bookings checking in on a Sunday.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas