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Llangollen, North Wales & Snowdonia (Ref. 982587)



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  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Cot available
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Highchair available
  • Icon/Feature/Shop Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Icon/Feature/Washing machine Washing machine
  • Icon/Feature/Dishwasher Dishwasher
  • Icon/Feature/WiFi Broadband / WiFi

Reviews & Ratings

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21 Customer Reviews

  • "Minafon was very impressive."

    Clean tidy and well equipped. Double bed extremely comfy. Location is brilliant. We missed our TV in bedroom but this isn't a must for most. The only minor concern...... . Shower too hot in upstairs walk in. Didn't know how to turn it down. Other than that shall definitely stay again. Thankyou so much for a pleasant comfy stay.

    Reviewed by HeidiNov 2021

  • "Great cottage , fantastic location no garden but beautiful park straight across the road"

    Reviewed by DawnOct 2021

  • "We had a very enjoyable stay at Minafon, comfortable accomodation, great facilities and good parking."

    Location was wonderful just a quick 10 minute walk into town. We will definitely stay again.

    Reviewed by ElizabethSep 2021

  • "Clean, well maintained property."

    Surprisingly quiet environment given the location. Would certainly consider staying here again.

    Reviewed by JimSep 2021

  • "Great location"

    Reviewed by PaulAug 2021

  • "The cottage location is superb."

    It's a 2 minute walk to the river and a 5 minute stroll to the bridge in the middle of town. There is dedicated parking next to the cottage. The main road is quite busy with slow moving traffic but we couldn't hear it from inside the cottage. There are 3 bathrooms and lots of beds. My personal preference would be for a firmer mattress but I slept fine. The downstairs rooms are fairly small, it's an old building, but we all had enough space. The kitchen is well equipped and has a dishwasher and washing machine. We had contact with owners a couple of times and they are nice people. The price for our stay was really reasonable.We had a great holiday in Minafon in Llangollen and I recommend it for families.

    Reviewed by DaveJul 2021

  • "We enjoyed it that much we've already booked again"

    Reviewed by AmyJun 2021

  • "We had a fantastic family stay."

    Shops, children's play area and even the river for a bare foot paddle all minutes from the property. The owner is very friendly and helpful when needed.

    Reviewed by RobertMay 2021

  • "Enjoyed the holiday a lot ."

    i will definately look again next year.

    Reviewed by DuncanSep 2020

  • "Lovely walk along the river to town centre."

    Very family and dog friendly. Beautiful countryside.

    Reviewed by TaniaSep 2020

  • "Lovely place and we would stay again"

    Reviewed by SamAug 2020

  • "We felt that the description of the traffic noise as being "minimal" was somewhat misleading as the cottage was less than a metre from the A5 and, it being summer, we felt the need to keep the windows open."

    However the proximity of the cottage to the town centre via a Riverside walk was a real advantage for our family. We felt that the provision of 4 dishwasher tablets for our use was insufficient for a weeks stay in a cottage that accommodates up to 6 people. 7 tablets would be a more appropriate number. We enjoyed our stay very much and would be very happy to stay in the cottage again. Thank you

    Reviewed by CherylAug 2020

  • "+ We really enjoyed our week at Minafon and would stay again."

    Great location with 3 bathrooms, spacious living areas and good sized bedrooms. Llangollen was beautiful and there are plenty of things to do to pass the time. - Check in time was changed only 2 days before arrival to an hour later which altered our plans last minute. There were at least 5 spiders in every room upon arrival which was more frustrating when the cleaning checklist in the kitchen had a tick next to the cleaning of high up areas. Communal outside bin was full upon arrival on Saturday and replaced on Thursday. Was full again when we deparred- it may be worth investing in a second communal bin. I would recommend and definitley stay again.

    Reviewed by DanielAug 2020

  • "Lovely little house, perfect location & the owner was always on hand to help if any issues."

    He went above and beyond to help us. Perfect family holiday. Have already recommended it to friends

    Reviewed by RachelAug 2020

  • "Brilliant location plenty of space for a family we had a wonderful Time"

    Reviewed by AimeeFeb 2020

  • "Excellent location and lovely accommodation."

    Family of 2 adults 4 teenagers and a dog. Walking distance to all amenities even Aldi! Llangollen is a lovey place highly recommended.

    Reviewed by CharlotteOct 2019

  • "The cottage was beautifully presented, with good quality furnishings throughout."

    Great views of the river, short walk into town. Perfect base for restaurants shops and bars.We had a wonderful time at the cottage with our family of six adults and two babies , Would definitely recommend it ,and will be returning next year .

    Reviewed by ChristinaSep 2019

  • "First the good points; nicely situated near park, nicely decorated, has parking (though could do with some tarmac putting down), and freesat available was handy."

    Now the bad points; not clean! Upstairs had obviously not been hoovered (and no hoover provided), though bedding was clean. Downstairs was the worst. We had to sweep the floor 5 minutes after arrival, leaving it in one corner of the room as no dustpan provided, crisps from previous occupants still on floor and just under settee, dirty hand towel in bathroom, long hair in freezer drawer, dirty cuttlery, thick dust on skirting boards - it was quite gross. However, bathrooms were nice and clean, which was surprising due to the state of the rest of it. Seemed like the cleaner had given up after changing the beds and cleaning the bathrooms! Would have been perfect if only it had been completely clean.

    Thank you very much for your feedback. We are sorry for the issues you experienced, please be assured this is not the normal expectation we have for our guests as previous feedback shows. Be assured all issues will be addressed and resolved and hope we will welcome you again. Many thanks Property Owner

    Reviewed by SteveAug 2019

  • "The outside particularly the back entrance and car parking space was very mucky as we had a lot of rain and using mainly the back door to access the cottage due to it being on a main road we were treading dirt in most of the time."

    The accommodation itself was excellent.

    Reviewed by BarbaraAug 2019

  • "Lovely place"

    Reviewed by GaryMar 2019

  • "Beautifully decorated cottage in a perfect location for all amenities."

    It was a last minute booking and Sykes couldn’t have been more helpful! Highly recommend.

    Reviewed by TracyDec 2018

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Waterloo House

A group of three pleasant cottages sitting in a row located in Llangollen, taking a roadside position. Lovely views lean out towards the park and river nearby with Castell Dina Bran in the distance, a backdrop that can be admired from the comfort of your very own holiday home. Each retreat includes a well-equipped, modernised kitchen and a collection of appliances, so you can prepare those delicious meals at ease morning through to evening. The family bathrooms and shower rooms have been styled in a contemporary overtone, wrapped in a grey finish to compliment the cottages neutral theme. The sitting rooms are comfortable and inviting, your little haven to enjoy some quiet time after a sightseeing adventure. Whether you are coming together as a family, accompanying friends, or planning a romantic getaway, the interior provides somewhere for everyone to relax in style, with a choice of bedrooms available from master suites to twin set-ups, even ground floor sleeping arrangements for convenience or preference. Llangollen is a haven for shoppers looking for interesting and unusual gifts. There are a series of interesting walks in the town; the canal from the town to the Chain Bridge Hotel and Horseshoe Falls as an example. Another walk is Bishops Walk from the Bridge End Hotel side of the river bridge along the riverside past the old mill sluice gates and leet and the remains of the weir, then past views of St. Collens church over the river, and on to the Sarah Ponsonby Inn. A favourite walk is the town side of the bridge stroll along Dee Lane and Victoria Promenade to Riverside Walk. This passes by gardens with scenery of the steam trains, ducks, tennis courts, bowling green and children's play area. The National Trust properties of Chirk Castle and Erddig are within easy driving distance and the Pontcysyllte Aqueduct, the highest in the world which is a World Heritage site and boasts breath taking views is just 5 miles away, while a day-long car trail can take you to visit six of the 'Seven Wonders of Wales'. Three lovely cottages to base your stay.

The property

Minafon, welsh for by the river, is the first cottage in the row which has been converted into a holiday retreat in Llangollen, a town appreciated for its World Heritage status, canal, and idyllic countryside.

Positioned on a roadside setting, Minafon invites you inside to a small hallway, with a contemporary kitchen located to one side of the stairway, and a large dining room and separate beautiful lounge.

Down-lighters oversee the layout, and a wall-mounted TV, creating a lovely place to gather together when the day's events are over.

Discover a bathroom located on the ground floor with a shower above, as well l as a lovely walk-in shower room located upstairs and the bunk bed room which has its own WC and sink.

Three bedrooms are presented in a variety of styles, with somewhere for the whole family to relax, drawing in views towards the sunny park and flowing river.

Note: This property can be booked with Ref. 982607, and 982608, together they can sleep up to sixteen people.


  • Three bedrooms: 1 x king-size, 1 x twin, 1 x bunk room with en-suite basin and WC
  • First floor shower room with walk-in shower, basin and WC. Ground floor bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC
  • Kitchen. Sitting room
  • Dining room.
  • Gas central heating
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine/tumble dryer, dishwasher
  • TV with Freeview, WiFi, selection of books and games
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Travel Cot, Highchair & Stairgate available upon request
  • Off-road parking
  • One well-behaved pet welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop and pub 2 mins walk
  • Note: Several steps inside the cottage between rooms, may not be suitable for those with limited mobility
  • Note: Some road noise may be heard however this is generally minimal
  • Note: Entrance door opens up onto a small walkway by the road
  • Note: Care is required when entering or exiting the property as they are situated on a road there could be passing traffic
  • Note: This property does not allow cats.

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About the location


Ruthin 15 miles; Chester 25 miles.

The beautiful Vale of Llangollen, with its dramatic mountain backdrop and boulder-strewn River Dee is the setting for this pretty tourist town, internationally famous for its Musical Eisteddfod. Explore the green valley by steam train or canal boat, or take an exhilarating walk up to Castell Dinas Brân, high above the town, in order to enjoy the breathtaking view. Llangollen offers a good range of pubs and restaurants, as well as many interesting shops. The National Trust properties of Chirk Castle and Erddig are within easy driving distance, while a day-long car trail can take you to visit six of the ‘Seven Wonders of Wales’. Offa’s Dyke Path passes nearby and boasts pleasant walking along the crest of the Clwyd hills, plus the famous Pontcysyllte Aqueduct is 5 miles away, and Snowdonia is less than an hour’s drive.

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Region Information

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas
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