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Nant Cottage

(Ref. 645)

Llanrwst near Betws-y-Coed, North Wales & Snowdonia Show on map


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  • 6 Guests

  • 3 Bedrooms

  • 1 Bathroom

  • Pets No


  • Off road parking
  • Open fire
  • Garden / Patio
  • Cot available
  • Highchair available
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Broadband / WiFi

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60 Customer Reviews

  • "Have stayed here about four times."

    Normally once a year. Great cottage in fantastic location in heart of Snowdon.

    Reviewed by Ben5.0Feb 2024

  • "This is a wonderful property in a wonderful setting."

    The cottage is beautifully maintained and when we had a little issue with the electrics the owners resolved it very quickly. The living room offers a wonderful setting to enjoy the garden wildlife. All in all a wonderful place to relax with fantastic walks from the door....And the cream and scones to welcome is a lovely touch!

    Reviewed by Philip5.0Oct 2023

  • "Another wonderful holiday at Nant Cottage: such a beautiful setting and so well maintained and equipped."

    We had a brilliant time and explored so many great places. The waterfalls and woods are magical.

    Reviewed by Helen5.0Oct 2023

  • "Lovely stone cottage in beautiful surroundings: Cosy & well equipped."

    Reviewed by John5.0Sep 2023

  • "Really great property, loved listening to the waterfall as we sat on the patio."

    Met the owners when we checked in and they left us some scones, milk, and jam. Really a gracious touch for our welcome. The surrounding area was super cool and I'm glad we had a chance to explore some of it.

    Reviewed by Casey5.0Aug 2023

  • "Lovely cottage in idyllic setting and within easy reach of Snowdonia National Park."

    Reviewed by Alex5.0Jun 2023

  • "One of the best possible THE best cottage we have stayed in (and there has been a few) a paradise for walkers and cyclist’s."

    Trails right from the door. The cottage itself is beautiful has many original features and has everything you could possibly need. We enjoyed our stay so much we have already booked it for next year.

    Reviewed by Donna5.0May 2023

  • "I had an amazing time during my stay at Nant Cottage."

    The cottage was well equipped with everything I needed and couldn’t have wished for more. Whether it be relaxing by the fire watching TV or sitting in the garden reading, Nant cottage offers everything. It is also perfectly situated near the town of Llanwrst with all the local amenities you could need whilst also still being secluded away for your own privacy and peace. Plus, the waterfall nearby to the property adds an extra charm that you truly have to experience to appreciate. I would highly recommend this property and the owners are very kind and their hospitality was more than appreciated. I hope to stay again soon

    Reviewed by Joshua5.0Apr 2023

  • "Beautiful Cottage and fantastic location very central to visit all that North Wales has to offer."

    We were very lucky to have sunny days and made the most of it exploring the waterfalls, walks and visiting areas such as Llandudno , Anglesey as well as Betwys y Coed, Snowdonia so many to mention taking in all the scenery by car, rail and on foot. Absolutely loved our trip and could have spoken to Adrian and Kathleen for hours about the history of the cottage . All of their hard work has definitely paid off. Thank you too for our welcome scones cream and jams and chocs too . Very much appreciated after our journey to the area.

    Reviewed by Jackie5.0Apr 2023

  • "Nant Cottage has lots of great features inside and out including a secret room."

    The cottage is spacious, well equipped and is looked after. Set in its own grounds and nicely isolated it really feels like getting away from it all. The local town has everything we needed and it is a really good location to set off for walks, the mines, mountains, the coast or other local villages. The welcome pack was very nice and appreciated. There is ample parking. My only minor level of concern was the narrow spiral staircases and the ropes used as a stair rail. I would be very cautious if I had young children with me. We would seriously consider booking again if we have the chance to return and do more exploring of the Snowdonia National Park.

    Reviewed by Austin4.7Mar 2023


    It is superbly positioned with beautiful scenery and walks literally from the door .Lovely owners who leftus to ourselves but made sure they were available if needed. The Milkand delicious scones were a lovely bonus. Fantastic!

    Reviewed by Philip5.0Mar 2023

  • "Superb cottage in a wonderful location."

    Everything was available in the cottage. No fears of being cold. Heating available at all times. Very clean and most of all comfortable. Great walks straight from the front door to the forest. Honestly, you will not be disapointed with this property. Enjoy.

    Reviewed by Guy4.7Jan 2023

  • "Beautiful cottage, so well equipped with everything thought of."

    Amazing location tucked away with a waterfall pretty much in the back garden but not far from local facilities, a real hidden treasure. We loved it so much that we have booked to come back next summer with our kids!

    Reviewed by Tom5.0Nov 2022

  • "Nant Cottage was a wonderful place to stay."

    It was in a great location and was very homely. We felt at home! The owners have taken into consideration the needs of their guests in every way. It’s one of those places where you simply want to return again and again. Absolutely amazing!!

    Reviewed by Christine5.0Nov 2022

  • "Cottage very clean and lovely and warm."

    All beds made up and towels provided. Setting is beautiful surrounded by forest and waterfall a minutes walk away. Booking with Sykes was very easy and kept me well informed.

    Reviewed by Debra5.0Oct 2022

  • "Nant Cottage is very special!"

    It's a beautiful place, in a gorgeous setting, and it's been immaculately cared for. Every detail is covered. We had a wonderful and very comfortable holiday - in fact, we've just booked again for next autumn.

    Reviewed by Helen5.0Oct 2022

  • "The cottage is beautiful."

    Very clean. All amenities are there. Lovely scones on arrival. The garden and surrounding area is stunning. Would highly recommend it

    Reviewed by Lorraine5.0Oct 2022

  • "It is a lovely property in a really nice quiet setting."

    We were well looked after by the owners.

    Reviewed by Andy5.0Sep 2022

  • "The cottage looks exactly as the website."

    Beautiful location, amazing walks in the surrounding area. We had a thoroughly enjoyable break - thank you

    Reviewed by Clare3.8Jun 2022

  • "What a lovely cottage, perfect."

    Very clean and can think of no issues. We will definitely book again for next year, in fact we will be doing that today. Week went too quick. And thank you for the lovely scones. 10/10.

    Reviewed by Alex5.0Jun 2022

  • "Beautiful location."

    Wonderful property. Unhappy that it states there is BT Vision when there is not. (When inclement weather would be nice to have some choice of viewing and it was very very limited.). There is a smart TV separate but no code to access any other channels, so waste of time. Also surprised to see "strict" Wi-fi availability. Meaning just simple 18+ viewing on you tube or similar or 18 rated films etc are curtailed.

    Thank you for letting us know you were dissatisfied with the television coverage at the cottage. We needed BT Vision some time ago as the signal at Nant Cottage was poor. However recently transmission was upgraded and gave the same coverage as BT Vision. We have removed the 18+ restrictions from the wyfi mentioned. Guests can obtain various networks (Netflics) using their own codes. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Gary3.1May 2022

  • "The property was beautiful and we really enjoyed our stay there."

    The owners were really helpful and did everything they could to make our stay great.

    Reviewed by Lesley4.1May 2022

  • "Beautiful little cottage in a lovely location, far enough away to unwind but close enough to all the amenities."

    Walking literally from the doorstep,and a bonus was the stunning grey mares tail waterfall literally just behind the house.The garden is full of wild birds and a friendly little squirrel. Wild definitely recommended.The only silly little thing I would recommend would be a curtain at the back door as there is quite a draft coming through.

    Reviewed by Robert4.1Mar 2022

  • "Lovely place to stay"

    Reviewed by Chris5.0Feb 2022

  • "It was such a lovely, relaxing stay at Nant Cottage."

    The location is excellent, with walks, mountain bike trails and nature right on your doorstep. The cottage itself had everything you need, even with little touches like bird seed to feed the birds in the garden. The cream tea on arrival is a lovely touch, as is the log fire, it just made it such a cosy break. The Grey Mare's Tail waterfall is within walking distance and is beautiful. We had such a relaxing time and would come back if we were staying in the area again. The only thing I would suggest as an addition if it was something the owners wanted to consider, is a bike store so that it opens the cottage up more to those wanting to make use of the local trails. Thanks for a great stay!

    Reviewed by Katie5.0Jan 2022

  • "This is one great house like in fairytale."

    Waterfalls under the house, plenty space for the cars to park. Beautiful gardens. The kitchen is big, tidy and full of everything you need for cooking. The living room is cozy. The baskets full of the logs are great. Rooms are clean, big, quiet. Nice view from every window you look out. The landlady and landlord are very friendly, helpful, nice people. The welcome us with some traditional welsh groceries. That was great start of our stay. There is tea and coffee there too. So after the long journey you can only relax and plan trip for another day. The Spar shops are well stocked for all you need. And all trips we did are close to this lovely house. There is birds, squirrels and we saw weasels too. We really enjoy the week stay here.

    Reviewed by Michal5.0Jan 2022

  • "A well-maintained, roomy and cosy property with excellent TV and wi-fi."

    This was particularly helpful as the weather was not the best for spending a lot of time outdoors (beginning of November). This was an excellent base for visiting the landmarks of Snowdonia.

    Reviewed by Graham5.0Oct 2021

  • "Nant Cottage has modern conveniences considering it is a Grade II listed building."

    The gardens are stunning (look for the hidden wild garden through the hedge). Very peaceful location and perfect for walking and sight seeing historic castles and abbeys all in easy access. The owners are friendly and knowledgeable about the area. Apart from a few spindly spiders (as expected in a stone cottage in the countryside) there were no other spiders anywhere within the cottage! Impressed that there were no webs at all on the ceiling beams and place was extremely clean. The second lounge has been moved upstairs (photos on site need updating) and one of the double bedrooms moved downstairs. Makes sense as there are two sets of wooden spiral staircases to access upstairs. There are two TVs at the property and the upstairs lounge has a Smart TV! Bonus! Squirrels and rabbits in the front garden. Trees surrounding all sides. Perfect! The property and hygiene levels are a credit to the owners, would definitely recommend this property.

    Reviewed by Samantha4.4Sep 2021

  • "Lovely place in beautiful setting."

    Close to everything in Snowdonia If I was to be really critical the double bed upstairs mattress was to hard for my back and did give me back ache. But it wouldn’t stop me going back.

    Reviewed by Priscilla4.7Aug 2021

  • "In an ideal location, quite near to the local town of Llanrwst, but far enough for peace and quiet, this cottage is a real little gem."

    If you like to know about such things, persuade the friendly and welcoming owners of the property to tell you a little of its history. Remember, this is a genuine old buidling, so expect the little quirks of such a place. There is a beautiful double waterfall, The Grey Mare's Tail, which rushes down just beyond the house, you can visit it via a gate just up the road.

    Reviewed by Jill5.0Aug 2021

  • "This is a delightful cottage, really pretty, excellent position."

    The only drawback was the shower, getting the right temperature to stay constant was a problem. Also for 6 people showering the quantity of hot water inadequate, we could not all shower same time of day. Could really have done with a few more mugs rather than little tea cups.

    Reviewed by Christine4.7Jul 2021

  • "Fabulous cottage in wonderful surroundings."

    Had everything we needed and was a great base to explore the area.

    Reviewed by Toni5.0Jul 2021

  • "Beautiful location , very peaceful at night time , stunning gardens and surroundings, full of character ."

    Reviewed by Shirley5.0Jun 2021

  • "Stream, waterfall, historic town, castle, river and stone house all are together."

    Just a minute walk to the waterfall. When you open the gate you get the stream. Photos don’t do any justice to this place. May be it’s good because you will be surprised when you go to this place. I don’t think anyone will be disappointed after going to this place. We went in May 2021 and booked the same place again in May 2022. We enjoyed every bit of it. Landlord is so friendly and joyful.

    Reviewed by Sasitharan5.0May 2021

  • "Such a beautiful traditional cottage with everything you could wish for and lots more, surround by the most amazing scenery."

    Reviewed by David5.0Sep 2020

  • "We booked this last minute as a couple of add on days to a break in Anglesey."

    The cottage is lovely, sixteen hundreds appearance tastefully improved to include all the modern requirements of a holiday let without detracting from any of the period features. Good usable spaces in idyllic surroundings. WiFi and TV signal we're both good but we had no mobile reception in case that's important to some. There was a BT landline available for a small charge. The cottage was well equipped with all bedding, towels, soaps etc. plus a welcome pack of scones with jam and cream. This is a charming property with many unique features, I don't think I have ever taken so many pictures of a holiday let before. Would especially suit keen walkers. Will definitely be going back.

    Reviewed by Laurence5.0Sep 2020

  • "It was a lovely comfortable cottage in beautiful surroundings, everything was perfect."

    The owners were waiting for us when we arrived and showed us round the cottage and gardens, they were lovely.

    Reviewed by Millie4.7Jul 2020

  • "The Cottage was really amazing, a really quaint homey building."

    Nice and clean, the bed was soo comfortable. We climbed Snowdon, was a nice place to come back and relax in. Would return.

    Reviewed by Tony5.0Mar 2020

  • "The process right through from booking to payments to all the information was really very good and the actual cottage was a real gem."

    And even when there was a small misunderstanding upon arrival (our fault) there was someone on the other end of the telephone to help and who sorted the problem out immediately. The cottage was immaculately turned out and was everything and more that we had expected from the website and the reviews. We would not hesitate to recommend Sykes or use them again - excellent and thank you for a fantastic week.

    Reviewed by Andrew5.0Oct 2019

  • "The cottage was fairytale, idyllic, stunning."

    I did not want to leave.

    Reviewed by Ruth5.0Aug 2019

  • "It was a great location for walks through the Gwydir Forest with some beautiful views ,then there's the Grey Mares Waterfall a few yards from the cottage ."

    Easy access to Conwy , Llandudno, Betwys Coed , Portmeirion and many more lovely little places. The Cottage was very quaint lovely big kitchen with everything you need a nice log burner with basket of logs but if arriving in the dark you could possible miss it , the owners were very friendly there was a lovely cream tea ,a pint of milk tea ,coffee , sugar just what you need after the journey.

    Reviewed by Karen4.7Jun 2019

  • "This is simply a stunning cottage, large and spacious rooms, well furnished and equipped with everything that is required, it also has a lovely front garden with a bench in front of the cottage to enjoy the scenery and relax in the sun, there is also a pretty sheltered side garden reached by going through a arch cut into the hedge, comple with another bench to relax and enjoy the birdsong."

    We were greeted by the owners and the scones and cream / jam that also greeted us were delicious, fresh milk and tea / sugar / two types of coffee. A lot of thought has gone into the many little extras that are in abundance in the cottage, plenty of toilet rolls / small travel bottles of body wash / shampoo and hand body lotion / shower cap in the bathroom, The cottage itself is very isolated on the edge if the forest and with steep incline roads going of all around it but it's very quiet and peaceful, it is reached by a little bridge over a stream and has a gate to open on entrance and departure every time, a larger vehicle could possibly have difficulty with this as the bridge is narrow and the entry / road has limited space to manoeuvre it is also positioned just after turning a bend. If you don't like or are not use to comple darkness then I'd suggest taking a night light as it is extremely dark once the lights are out. The cottage was situated close enough to everything we wanted do and see, the large fridge freezer made food shopping easy as we did one main shop at Tesco in porthmadog for our week's stay. This is definitely a place I'd return to.

    Reviewed by Suzanne5.0May 2019

  • "Fabulous cottage in a gorgeous quiet location."

    Very well stocked/equipped kitchen, with everything you could possibly need for your stay. Pretty gardens too. It was ideal for our family including our two young, noisy granddaughters! No neighbours to disturb! Cosy wood burner for the chilly evenings. The only downside ( and I’m being very picky here) is the bathroom is located downstairs next to the utility room, which is a bit of a trek in the middle of the night from the back bedroom. However There is a cloakroom attached to the main front bedroom which is obviously handy. All in all a lovely holiday was had, and if we come back to the area, we will definitely stay at the cottage again.

    Reviewed by Philip5.0Apr 2019

  • "Enjoyed the cottage and it’s location."

    However the staircase was not really suitable for an elderly couple with some limited mobility.

    Reviewed by Colin4.1Apr 2019

  • "Owners are really friendly, they went above my expectations for providing little extras to settle in, the cleanest cottage we have been in."

    We will definitely go back.

    Reviewed by Rita5.0Apr 2019

  • "Nant Cottage is a very comfortable, large and well equipped cottage with many original features."

    The TV and wi-fi both work well and there is a DVD player but we were unable to get a phone signal. The gardens are well maintained and lovely to sit in on a sunny day. For when it is chilly in the evenings, there is a log burner which comes with a supply of kindling and logs to last the week. The cottage is pleasantly situated in forest near to a number of mountain biking trails and pleasant walks. There is an impressive waterfall on the doorstep. The local town is a few minutes away and has a fair sized Co-op supermarket with free parking for all your grocery needs. The cottage is also within easy driving distance of all North Wales attractions. I couldn't recommend it more for a tranquil and enjoyable vacation,

    Reviewed by John5.0Mar 2019

  • "Amazing property and location for peace and tranquility."

    our 4th visit there, busy planning the 5th visit already

    Reviewed by Jim4.4Mar 2019

  • "Beautiful little fairytale cottage, authentic and homely, amazing waterfall in the grounds and some lovely walks nearby, cozy log fire to snuggle down with some board games of an evening!"

    Very much enjoyed our weekend away and would have loved to have stayed longer!

    Reviewed by Kate5.0Nov 2018

  • "The most beautiful cottage, highly recommend"

    Reviewed by Nina5.0Oct 2018

  • "Could not imagine a more beautiful cottage, in such perfect setting."

    Cottage was extremely clean and owners are lovely people.

    Reviewed by Andrew5.0Oct 2018

  • "We enjoyed the cottage , however the stairs are a problem for the elderly but we survived."

    The beds were on the hard side and the shower was problem to shut off, otherwise it was spotlessly clean , warm , well equipped and enjoyable.

    Reviewed by Harold4.4Sep 2018

  • "Nant Cottage is stunning!"

    !! It was absolutely spotless when we arrived and the owners were there to welcome us and show us around. They also left us a cream tea which was very kind and much appreciated after a long drive. It is a very comfortable cottage and has everything you could possibly need there including lots of cleaning products which a lot of other cottages don't leave. I highly recommend Nant Cottage to anyone who wants that extra special holiday cottage with the wow factor!!

    Reviewed by Jane5.0Aug 2018

  • "Great cottage with all the little things added, great attention to detail, better than it looks in the photos."

    Many walks right on the doorstep, interesting villages close by, would like to go again in the winter to cosy up in front of the fire.

    Reviewed by Steve5.0Jul 2018

  • "Great location with wonderful walks from the door of the cottage."

    Reviewed by Philip5.0Apr 2018

  • "The pictures for the cottage did not do it justice,It was enchanting!"

    ! We lay in bed listening to the birds and waterfalls,which were literally right outside the door. Well worth the very short walk to look at. Close to many walks, you can walk from the front door through amazing forests and hills.We did two mountains while we were there,Moel Siabod and Snowdon as we didn't finish it on a previous visit. Deep snow on top but a clear sunny day.Well worth the hike.The cottage has it's own heartbeat that envelopes you in a very warm,squishy hug. The little noises in the attic makes it even more amazing as you know how close you are to nature. We had our almost adult children with us and they were blown away by the age and feel of the house.Would recommend it to anyone looking for complete rest and relaxation or you can use it as a base for many extreme activities.Great bike tracks start right opposite.

    Reviewed by Sharon5.0Mar 2018

  • "Fantastic cottage in a quiet location, perfect for outdoor activities."

    Reviewed by Patricia4.1Mar 2018

  • "Perfect location!"

    Great hosts and beautiful scenery.

    Reviewed by Michael5.0Mar 2018

  • "Lovely cottage."

    Very clean and tidy. Top position for an out and about stay. Thanks.

    Reviewed by Frank5.0Dec 2017

  • "The owners of the house were brilliant."

    Everything we could want was there. We really enjoyed our stay as it was totally stress free.

    Reviewed by Timothy5.0Jul 2017

  • "Beautiful cottage, in a stunning location and setting, would highly recommend it, will be returning"

    Reviewed by Jim5.0Mar 2017

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  • Three bedrooms: 2 x double (one with en-suite WC and basin), 1 x twin
  • Modern bathroom with shower over bath (ground floor)
  • Well equipped modern fitted kitchen with utility/boot room off
  • Delightful beamed sitting/dining room with inglenook fireplace, window seats and log burning stove
  • Extra sitting room with window seats and recessed fireplace.
  • Oil central heating with log burning stove
  • Electric cooker, microwave, fridge/freezer, automatic washer/dryer, dishwasher, TV, DVD player, WiFi
  • Payphone
  • Oil, electricity and one basket of logs for log burning stove inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Cot and highchair by request
  • Sunny garden, grounds and garden furniture
  • Ample off road parking
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shop and pub 1 mile
  • Note: This property is grade 2 listed
  • Note: This property may not be suitable for people with limited mobility
  • Note: No EV charging at this property

The property

Llanrwst 1 mile; Betws-y-Coed 3 miles. A superb, detached stone-built cottage situated in a truly idyllic woodland position on the edge of the Gwydir Forest and only 300 yards from Gwydir Castle, within the Snowdonia National Park.

The property enjoys over three hundred years of history and retains many original features including two foot thick stone walls, inglenook fireplaces and beamed ceilings.

More recently it has been sympathetically modernised to an exceptionally high standard and offers every modern comfort.

Visitors will also enjoy the sunny garden and the sound of nearby waterfalls.

Betws-y-Coed, with its many amenities, is three miles away.

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £100.

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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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This property offers the following short breaks:

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