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27 Borthyn

(Ref. 974358)

Ruthin, North Wales & Snowdonia Show on map

4.8

Sykes rating

  • 3 Guests

  • 2 Bedrooms

  • 1 Bathroom

  • Pets Yes

Features

  • Off road parking
  • Open fire
  • Garden / Patio
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Games Room
  • Broadband / WiFi

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64 Customer Reviews

  • "Comfortable & well equipped cottage."

    Perfect Location for visiting family. Will definitely book again.

    Reviewed by Dawn5.0Jan 2024

  • "We have returned many times to 27 Borthyn."

    A comfortable clean well located property which ticks all our needs. The owners have taken pride in the property and if any problems they are delt with promptly. Always a warm welcome. Highly recommended.

    Reviewed by Brenda4.4Dec 2023

  • "Well equipped cottage and close to nearby attractions."

    Few small additions would assist persons of limited mobility, e.g grab rails. Lovely neighbours and environment and despite being on a busy road very quiet and relaxing. Takeaways couple mins walk and local shop the same. Worth the time to investigate Ruthin and only living 8 miles away was a good time to do just that. Definitely recommend to our relatives if no room at ours. Big bonus off street secure parking.

    Reviewed by Trevor5.0Oct 2023

  • "Very comfortable cottage, great location to town and shops ."

    Reviewed by Tina5.0Oct 2023

  • "Lovely cosy cottage, well situated for exploring Ruthin and the surrounding area."

    The cottage is well equipped and was immaculate. Good fast WiFi and having your own parking space was a bonus. We found watching TV a bit uncomfortable because it's on the wall but that's a personal preference. Could clearer information be provided in future about what to do with the rubbish? We always like to leave everything clean and tidy when we leave and we were unsure what to do with the rubbish. Overall a great place to stay and we would recommend it to others.

    Reviewed by Deborah4.7Sep 2023

  • "2nd time we have stayed here."

    Have booked for next June 2024. Great base for a stay with our dog. Love the property so clean and comfortable Lake Bala and beaches Prestatyn Colwyn bay close and dog friendly. Great park in Ruthin for dog walk. The locals very friendly.

    Reviewed by Tracy5.0Aug 2023

  • "We really enjoyed our stay here , a clean comfortable well placed cottage in Ruthin ."

    Safe off road parking and close to many attractions in North Wales ideal for daily trips out .Would definately recommend .

    Reviewed by Stuart4.7Aug 2023

  • "Off street parking was an advantage."

    Close to the little shop for supplies was great Within walking distance of pubs and restaurants was good. A comfortable welcoming cottage and the Welsh cakes and milk in the fridge on arrival was appreciated.

    Reviewed by Paul3.8Jun 2023

  • "A well maintained cottage conveniently located in the lovely friendly little town of Ruthin."

    Enjoyed a peacefull and restful week.

    Reviewed by Brian4.4May 2023

  • "A wonderful cottage with all that you need for a home away from home."

    The owners were lovely and clearly want their holiday makers to have a relaxing stay checking in to see that all was OK and we had all that we needed. I would definitely recommend this property to others. Thank you

    Reviewed by Chantel5.0Apr 2023

  • "Comfortable clean property."

    Owners available if needed. Christmas decorations. Ideal location for us. Highly recommended.

    Reviewed by Brenda4.1Dec 2022

  • "Fabulous cottage with all that you need"

    Reviewed by Karen5.0Nov 2022

  • "Cottage was lovely."

    We had a problem with the configuration of the stairs. We did know that there are two steps between the bedroom and bathroom but unfortunately they are tapered this made for difficult , potentially dangerous night time toilet trips. We are not yet disabled any future guests who may be would not be able to access the bathroom. All other facilities were very good

    Reviewed by Margaret4.4Nov 2022

  • "The cottage was absolutely beautiful really clean well maintained."

    On our arrival we was greeted with a welcome message along with Welsh cakes lovely gesture. I would highly recommend

    Reviewed by Dawn5.0Sep 2022

  • "A very well located cottage, close to local shops and the centre of Ruthin."

    The cottage was comfortable and well equipped. Very friendly neighbours who sorted out some queries we had! Parking at the rear of the property was a big advantage and the welcome pack was a lovely touch! Would love to stay again.

    Reviewed by Liz4.4Sep 2022

  • "The cottage was lovely."

    Comfortable, clean and everything needed for a relaxing stay and base to travel to coast and Bala lake. Would definitely recommend and would definitely stay there again

    Reviewed by Tracy5.0Aug 2022

  • "Lovely little cottage, very clean and equipped with everything we needed."

    Owner was very friendly and popped round to check all was ok with our stay. Lovely touch with the welcome pack of cake, milk, tea and coffee. Perfectly placed to explore North Wales. We also explored Ruthin which is a lovely little town and the nearby park was great to walk our dog. Slight downside was not having any secure outside space for the dog but as we were out everyday this didn’t affect us too much. We’ve had a great break away, thank you.

    Reviewed by Mary4.4Aug 2022

  • "Just stayed in this beautiful cottage with my 90 year old dad."

    We had a great time, and survived the hot weather! The cottage is beautifully furnished and well equipped. The welcome goodies ( cake, milk, tea and coffee) were much appreciated. We ate locally most days and did trips out to Llandudno and Betws Y Coed. Would definitely stay here again. Only comments I would make is that if you have small children, it does have some steep stairs and the shower has the potential to get very hot. We struggled a little with the cooker, and I would’ve loved to see the instruction manual. Great place though, and Ruthin is an interesting town steeped in history. Thanks for a lovely stay!

    Reviewed by Pauline5.0Jul 2022

  • "Very comfortable and cosy cottage, also very warm!"

    Had a great stay, shame it’s on a main road as could not have the front bedroom window open at night as it was too noisy - the fan came in handy! The back garden area could also be fenced off to make a small secure section for the dog to roam - don’t need all that parking space as cottage suits one family/one car. The Sykes website also states a games room as one of the facilities - obviously an error?!! Overall, we had a lovely holiday, great base to explore, friendly neighbours and locals.

    Reviewed by Nicole4.7Apr 2022

  • "Lovely cottage would highly recommend we stayed here as we were visiting family ..."

    Lovely cottage would highly recommend we stayed here as we were visiting family perfect for all our needs will definitely use again

    Reviewed by Lorraine5.0Mar 2022

  • "Planned to stay for two nights but loved it so much we stayed for a week!"

    Beautiful cosy cottage in great location and walking distance to restaurants, shops and pubs. Bed was really comfy, convenient off road parking and a lovely wood burning stove — which the owner kindly stopped by to give us a lesson in how to use! :):). I would recommend a visit (or two) to The Farmers Pub really friendly staff and great feeling about the place. Overall great stay and will definitely be back again!!! Tish and Nige

    Reviewed by Patricia5.0Feb 2022

  • "Staying at 27 Borthyn has enabled us to visit close family and friends, during a very difficult year."

    A comfortable clean property. Owners helpful.

    Reviewed by Brenda4.1Dec 2021

  • "Fabulous holiday cottage."

    Beautifully clean and comfortable. Ideally situated in Ruthin. Really appreciated the welcome thank you.

    Reviewed by Karen5.0Nov 2021

  • "Comfortable clean well located property."

    Everything we needed. Warm welcome and helpful owners. Our second visit.

    Reviewed by Brenda4.1Oct 2021

  • "This is an excellent cottage"

    Reviewed by John5.0Sep 2021

  • "Very comportable place easy access to lots of places ,Sion so friendly."

    excellent overall!

    Reviewed by Eugene5.0Jul 2021

  • "This is our second stay at 27 Borthyn and we will be going back again next year ."

    The cottage is in a really good position in Ruthin and is ideal for travel to neighbouring towns and villages . The cottage itself is compact - that doesn't mean cramped , and maintained to a high standard . The owners are really friendly and I wouldn't hesitate in recommending this cottage , just leave a week vacant for us !

    Reviewed by Steve4.7Jun 2021

  • "The cottage was well equipped, warm and comfortable."

    The owner was friendly and helpful. The cottage provided a good base for exploring North Wales and Ruthin is a delight.

    Reviewed by Paul4.7Jun 2021

  • "It is the second time we have stayed at this cottage and had a really nice holiday on both occasions."

    The cottage is clean, comfortable and in a nice location. It is especially dog friendly.

    Reviewed by Paul5.0Jun 2021

  • "Cosy spotless cottage Close to all facilities."

    Good off road parking. Friendly and helpful neighbours. Bus stop nearby. Owners helpful and requests addressed immediately. Able to visit close family. Highly recommended.

    Reviewed by Brenda4.1Jun 2021

  • "Very homely cottage in easy reach of local amenities with spacious park within minutes for dog-walking or just for a pleasant stroll around."

    Clean and cosy, the property has character and is very comfortable; the owners very friendly and helpful. N.B. Watch out for the telegraph pole a couple of yards from the back garden if reversing

    Reviewed by Pamela5.0May 2021

  • "The cottage was wonderful; warm and cosy with friendly neighbours."

    We hope to stay again next year.

    Reviewed by Helen5.0Dec 2020

  • "Absolutely beautiful cottage, warm and well equipped."

    Comfy bed and great shower. So cosy, loved having the stove burning every night. Takeaways and supermarkets close by. 2 minutes walk from Ruthin, which is a lovely town. Roughly 30 minutes away from Rhyl, Llandudno etc Sion (hope I’ve spelt that right) the owner is lovely. Really helpful. Definitely recommend staying here.

    Reviewed by Paula5.0Sep 2020

  • "Fantastic little cottage in a lovely part of Wales."

    The cottage was clean and well stocked with a lovely welcome message and a packet of Welsh cakes as an added special extra. Couldn’t fault this at all and would definitely think about making a return trip. Well situated to explore the beautiful North Wales countryside. Many Thanks.

    Reviewed by Rachel5.0Aug 2020

  • "Fantastic location ideal for walking into town centre."

    Lots to do in the area. We had a very relaxed stay.

    Reviewed by Michael5.0Aug 2020

  • "Fantastic cottage warm cosy and with every facility you could wantb"

    Reviewed by Carol5.0Feb 2020

  • "The cottage was everything we could have hoped for."

    The weather was rainy, windy and cold but we were so comfortable and warm . The location was ideal as it was only a few minutes walk away from the town centre. We will definitely return.

    Reviewed by Linda5.0Feb 2020

  • "Cottage was lovely in a great location and the owner couldn’t have been more helpful"

    Reviewed by Zoe5.0Jan 2020

  • "This is a lovely little cottage situated within walking distance of the town."

    Great access to all routes in all directions. It is situated on quite a busy road so there is some traffic noise if you have the windows open. Owner Sion very friendly and helpful.

    Reviewed by Stephen5.0Jan 2020

  • "The hosts were very welcoming and friendly and gave us some helpful tips about places to eat and drink in the village and nearby places to visit."

    A welcome pack which included essentials of milk and prosecco was a lovely surprise. The property is a beautifully renovated early 18 century cottage with a homely feel.

    Reviewed by David5.0Dec 2019

  • "The cottage was a little diamond and Sion and Jane were very welcomingand the neighbours are really friendly."

    If you are considering a break in North Wales then I can't recommend this enough. Everything is provided and all to a high standard, just bring your toothbrush!

    Reviewed by William5.0Nov 2019

  • "The cottage had everything you needed."

    It was very comfortable, clean and relaxing. It is within a short walking distance to the square in Ruthin and all amenities. I thoughly enjoyed my stay there.

    Reviewed by Caroline5.0Oct 2019

  • "A lovely cottage within walking distance of the centre of Ruthin (though it is up hill!"

    !). Really enjoyed our stay here and Sion and Jane the owners where extremely helpful and so nice. Would highly recommend!!

    Reviewed by Linda5.0Oct 2019

  • "Number 27 Borthyn is a perfect little gem."

    Beautifully presented and very clean. Ideally located for trips to Rhyl, Bala, and Snowdonia. We couldn't have asked for anything more, comfy beds, roomy living room, powerful shower and well equipped kitchen. Bonus of plenty of space to park. Easy walk into Ruthin for a morning walk with the dog and breakfast from the bakery. Sion and Jane were very welcoming and the neighbours nice to chat to. Road can be busy during the day but quietens down at night, so not a problem to us. Recommended Show less

    Reviewed by Andrea5.0Sep 2019

  • "Owner could not have nicer or more helpful."

    Property had everything we needed. Nice being able to walk to shops, pubs, etc. easy drive to so many attractions.

    Reviewed by Alan5.0Sep 2019

  • "The cottage was sympathetically restored yet with all mod cons."

    The owner was friendly and helpful and went out of his way to check that we were happy with everything. High quality bedding and towels were provided as well as all the essentials including milk. The bara brith loaf was a nice welsh touch.

    Reviewed by Catherine5.0Aug 2019

  • "Came to Ruthin for some cycling and had a wonderful week's holiday."

    The cottage is great: well-equipped, cosy and clean. It is close to the centre of town, and has good parking and cycle-storage facilities. The hosts were very welcoming and helpful. The neighbours were very friendly too. All in all, a great week.

    Reviewed by Clive5.0Jul 2019

  • "Unfortunately was not able to continue the full holiday but it had everything we ..."

    Unfortunately was not able to continue the full holiday but it had everything we needed and the owners were very helpful only disappointing thing was there was not much outside space for the dog

    Reviewed by Catherine5.0Jul 2019

  • "Lovely cottage with everything you need."

    On the main bus route between Wrexham and Rhyl which was really handy. Day ticket if you don't have a Welsh bus pass is only £5.50. Went all the way to Chester on the bus! Sion was really helpful. Ruthin is a really nice town. Had a lovely meal in the 'On the Hill' Restaurant. Highly reccommend this cottage. Diolch yn fawr Iawn.

    Reviewed by Ieuan5.0Jul 2019

  • "The cottage was ideally situated for us in Ruthin and we were able to visit all our favourite haunts easily."

    Having McColls close by meant we were able to buy newspapers, fresh bread and milk easily. Although the cottage was on a busy main road, it didn't impinge on our enjoyment of this comfortable cottage.

    Reviewed by Madeleine5.0May 2019

  • "The hosts are very welcoming and helpful, and the cottage is great."

    The location is very convenient, Ruthin is a nice town and this accommodation was ideal for a short stay for work.

    Reviewed by Amy5.0Mar 2019

  • "Cottage facilities were perfect."

    The owners were very generous in providing a welcome pack, as well as extra logs for the log burner part way through our stay. Nothing was too much trouble and any queries we had were dealt with swiftly and efficiently. All shops and amenities were within easy walking distance and we would heartily recommend a visit; we will be returning in the near future.

    Reviewed by Colin5.0Dec 2018

  • "A lovely snug cottage in a quiet historic Welsh market town surrounded by hills and countryside."

    A number of pubs and quality restaurants, shops and supermarkets within 15 minutes walking. Some road noise but nothing much. Fantastic walks in the hills and along rivers from the doorstep. Xmas welcome pack very generous. Communications with owners also good. Recommend.

    Reviewed by John5.0Dec 2018

  • "27 Borthyn is a beautiful property and is ideally located for the amenities in Ruthin and the surrounding area."

    The property has off-street parking at the rear and is within 5 minutes walk of the town centre: shops, restaurants and bars. The hosts, Sion and Jane, are very attentive and are always available to help out. I was based in Ruthin for work and would thoroughly recommend this property to anyone else who may require to stay in the area for similar reasons. It’s an ideal property for holidays and a great base to explore the North Wales countryside.

    Reviewed by Mark5.0Nov 2018

  • "The cottage was lovely, spotlessly clean and very comfortable."

    Distance to the main square was just a five minute walk. Beautiful park walks just around the corner. Sion provided all information needed before we arrived and called in to check if everything was ok. Beautiful cottage, great location with off road parking, would recommend if you are looking for a town centre location.

    Reviewed by Mandy5.0Oct 2018

  • "The cottage was spotless and beautifully decorated."

    The owners were so kind and helpful, nothing was ever any trouble. Really appreciated checking into a fully equipped kitchen after a long flight.....the welsh bread and biscuits were so yummy!

    Reviewed by Pao Hsein5.0Sep 2018

  • "Very comfy cottage, well placed for touring"

    Reviewed by Mary5.0Sep 2018

  • "Beautiful and we'll equipped cottage."

    Very comfortable and in a lovely location for exploring the fantastic local area and further afield. The owners made sure we were happy too which we were.

    Reviewed by Christine5.0Aug 2018

  • "The cottage was a delight!"

    Reviewed by Stuart5.0Aug 2018

  • "Cottage was fabulous ."

    Very clean , and with excellent facilities , including very good parking . Just on the edge of Ruthin , with a convenience store and petrol station within easy walking distance . Ruthin centre was a 10 min. walk up an incline . The town is really nice , with a couple of supermarkets for your food shopping , independent shops and pubs and restaurants. The only reservation I had was that the back garden is not secure , so if you are taking your pet you will need to exercise them at the local park , which is about 100 yds away and again is very nice. This did not spoil our holiday , and was really only a minor niggle against all the plusses the cottage had to offer . Owner Sion was brilliant . A really nice guy , and very knowledgeable about the area . I would nt hesitate to rebook or recommend this cottage to anyone with or without pet.

    Reviewed by Steve4.7Aug 2018

  • "Excellent holiday cottage."

    Beautifully decorated clean and comfortable.

    Reviewed by Karen5.0Aug 2018

  • "Cottage was perfect, owners were helpful and very friendly."

    Ideal location for walking into centre of town and travelling to other locations. Not a major issue for us, but as had a dog would have helped if rear of property was secure.

    Reviewed by Karin4.7Jul 2018

  • "This was high quality accommodation in a small town with its traditional shops."

    The facilities in the property were excellent virtually all brand new and we were made most welcome by the owner Sion. The house provided a great base for visiting many villages and attractions in North Wales.

    Reviewed by Andrew5.0Jul 2018

  • "Brilliant cottage in the centre of town."

    Well equipped and luxury standard throughout. The owners were helpful and welcoming. Highly recommended

    Reviewed by Daniel5.0May 2018

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Summary

  • Two bedrooms: 1 x king-size double, 1 x single
  • Shower room with shower, WC and basin
  • Kitchen/dining area
  • Sitting room with woodburning stove.
  • Gas central heating with woodburning stove
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, dishwasher, TV with Freeview, WiFi
  • Fuel, power and starter pack for stove inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Off road parking at the rear of the property for up to 3 cars
  • Secure bike storage
  • Rear garden with patio
  • One well-behaved pet welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop and pub 2 minute walk
  • Note: There are steps up to the master bedroom, shower room and single bedroom on the first floor.

The property

This tastefully restored 2 bedroom cottage sits on the outskirts of Ruthin in North Wales, with excellent connections to the North Wales coast and Chester.

Thoughtfully decorated throughout, this lovely cottage retains many of it's original features including exposed brickwork, beams and vaulted ceilings.

You'll feel instantly at home on entering 27 Borthyn, the snug sofas and feature fireplace with woodburning stove provide the perfect spot to kick back, relax and unwind.

For those home prepared meals, this cottage's bespoke kitchen has everything that you could need and is beautifully decorated with marble work tops and exposed brickwork.

After a day out exploring what North Wales has to offer, head up to the two tastefully decorated bedrooms, with a step up to the comfortable king-size master bedroom with vaulted ceilings and ample storage, you're sure to have a peaceful rest.

Across the landing is the family shower room, fitted with all you need to prepare for your day, and adjacent is the single bedroom, which overlooks the patio area.

There is a small outbuilding which could be used to house mountain bikes.

27 Borthyn is just a 2 minute walk to the local pub, and 5 minute walk into the picturesque center of Ruthin, which has many shops, bars and cafes to choose from, and even a castle.

For the adventurers, why not take a day trip to Llyn Brenig, or the North Wales coast where there are numerous walks and cycle paths available.

The Roman city of Chester is also only a short drive away, packed full of history and restaurants there is something to keep everyone entertained.

This lovely cottage is a perfect base for couples or families, wonderfully located for those wishing to discover what North Wales has to offer.

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About the location

RUTHIN

Llangollen 12 miles; Bala 18.5 miles; Chester 25 miles; Betws-y-Coed 30 miles.

The hilltop town of Ruthin lies to the north of Llangollen via the breathtaking Horseshoe Pass. The town is picturesque with attractive half-timbered buildings, mainly clustered around St Peter’s Square. There are many interesting shops and buildings, whilst the Nant Clwyd House (the oldest timber frame in Wales), Ruthin Gaol and Ruthin Craft Centre, which houses work by internationally recognised artists and craftspeople, are also worth a visit. Beautiful countryside is on Ruthin’s doorstep with Lake Brenig, Moel Famau Country Park and Clocaenog Forest close by. Further afield, but still within easy touring distance, are the coast, Snowdonia National Park and historic Chester.

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This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas