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The Shippon

Llanrwst, North Wales & Snowdonia (Ref. 1024725)



Sykes rating

  • Sleeps 2

  • Bedrooms 1

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets No

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  • Ground floor accommodation
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Open fire
  • Garden / Patio
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Broadband / WiFi

Reviews & Ratings

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18 Customer Reviews

  • "Only thing I would have liked in the property would have been a small table and chairs."

    Reviewed by MichaelJun 2022

  • "An amazing property and a great base of operations for exploring the local area."

    It was very comfortable and the welcome package was a lovely little extra. My only proviso to anyone looking to stay here is that the internet gets patchy in the evening. Not the owners' fault, of course, just the nature of being "away from it all", and honestly, more of a blessing than a curse. Just don't always expect to be able to stream all of your shows all of the time - perhaps the addition of a DVD player for when the internet goes out would be helpful.

    Reviewed by MichaelMay 2022

  • "The house is very interestingly designed and exceptionally well finished."

    The bathroom is excellent, the bed very comfortable, as is the seating area. The only downside is the eating area which is at a breakfast bar (back to the TV and fire) which is not very conducive to a relaxing evening meal. However the size of the property doesn't really allow for a dining table. The owners are very responsive to comments and have already responded to others' comments. The area is brilliant, with a lot to do and many beautiful walks. We really enjoyed our stay.

    Reviewed by TinaApr 2022

  • "We had a lovely week staying in The Shippon."

    It is a fantastic barn conversion - spacious, modern and very comfortable. It is in a great location for exploring the many places of interest in north Wales.

    Reviewed by LorraineApr 2022

  • "Breakfast stools could be more comfortable."

    Very stylish but difficult to sit on

    Hi Sharon, Further to your comment we have now purchased new cushioned kitchen stools which, hopefully, our guests will find more comfortable. Tim & Ayla Property Owner

    Reviewed by SharonMar 2022

  • "I missed a microwave and a good bread knife."

    Hi Richard, Further to your comments we have now purchased a microwave for The Shippon and now have a new bread knife. We hope you might return one day for another visit. Tim & Ayla Property Owner

    Reviewed by RichardMar 2022

  • "Had an amazing stay (despite the storms) ."

    The property very warm and comfortable with all that you need. Central location with good links to most attractions around north wales. would definitely stay there again.

    Reviewed by NeilFeb 2022

  • "What a lovely cottage!"

    ! All the mod cons, contemporary but also keeping some of he characteristics of an original barn. Lovely wood burner to relax in front of, extremely comfortable bed and an amazing walk in shower. Me and my wife have visited many cottages over the years but this is the standout one by far. The owners leave you to it, which is nice but are there at a drop of a hat if you need any help/advice from them. Ideally situated between Betws-y-Coed and Llanrwst, there are plenty of walks if that’s what you fancy but also ample places to eat and drink. We both thoroughly enjoyed our stay and look forward to visiting again.

    Reviewed by NeilFeb 2022

  • "I thoroughly enjoyed my stay."

    The cottage is finished to a very high standard and is well appointed with pleasant views from its windows, close to local shops and restaurants and a short drive from Snowdon. Accommodation is spotless and comprises a very comfortable bed, luxurious bathroom, excellent kitchen area, and comfortable seating area with a large television. There is a wood burning stove if required but the underfloor heating, which is controllable in each room, is ample to ensure a warm and cosy evening, even on the coldest and windy night. I hope opportunity allows me to come back later in the year.

    Reviewed by RogerJan 2022

  • "Wonderful week spent at The Shippon."

    Explored all local areas and will be returning in 2022. The thought of comfort and designing this barn conversion is excellent.

    Reviewed by AlisonDec 2021

  • "This is an amazing cottage, the conversion and all the finishing touches have clearly had a lot of thought, time and love put into them."

    The cottage is comfortable, relaxing, clean and finished to a very high standard. Everything was perfect from the kitchen facilities, the amazing bathroom, the comfy bed and gorgeous fireplace. We loved every second of our stay here and will definitely be returning.

    Reviewed by MarieNov 2021

  • "A Beautifully presented and spacious barn conversion."

    Fully modernised to a very high standard, exceptionally clean and some lovely features; beams, log fire and a very generous Welsh welcome pack. Excellent location for stunning walks and easy access to Snowdonia and surrounding attractions. Looking forward to coming again and we have no hesitation in recommending.

    Reviewed by SusanNov 2021

  • "We stayed at The Shippon from 6th - 13th November."

    The best 5 star cattle shed we have ever stayed in. The accommodation has a very high spec finish throughout with every thing you need. The underfloor heating was lovely even though there was a log burner with all logs if required. The welcome pack was a lovely touch. The Shippon is ideally situated for local amenities ie. Shops/restaurants. Also ideally situated for exploring all of North Wales. The owners are more than happy to give you any information if needed.Hope to return in the very near future. Ange & Andy (kent)

    Reviewed by AngelaNov 2021

  • "We had a fantastic stay at The Shippon, the cottage was beautiful and finished to a high standard."

    There was a huge fire which my husband was desperate to light however the underfloor heating was more than sufficient for what we needed. After climbing Snowdon and Glyder Fâch the bath was definitely a bonus, my only complaint is that we didn’t book to stay longer.

    Reviewed by SarahOct 2021

  • "The Shippon, a newly converted cattle shed/barn is a fabulous place to stay with great attention to detail and immaculate accommodation throughout."

    So comfortable and cosy at any time of year. Underfloor heating, high spec kitchen and very large bathroom with shower and separate bath. Very nice welcome pack left of local produce which was much appreciated. The setting is wonderful and so near many attractions in Snowdonia and North Wales. Nothing is far away and the local village has everything needed from great tea rooms and local shops. There is so much to see and experience in this area from walking Snowdon ( or train!), to museums/castles and the Ffestiniog Railway . We will be booking for 2022!

    Reviewed by JaneOct 2021

  • "A fabulous barn conversion to rest/relax, whilst located perfectly for enjoying Snowdonia."

    Many thanks

    Reviewed by IanSep 2021

  • "The Shippon Cottage is simply superb."

    I had a fantastic stay and wanted to spend as much time as possible resting in this cottage. Sadly I had things to do. The owners have clearly put their heart and soul into this project and it shows. Everything you need is there and it all just works perfectly. This location will be my first choice when visiting the area again. Try it, you won’t regret it!

    Reviewed by WayneSep 2021

  • "A really fantastic property."

    A lovely luxurious home from home, very stylish and amazing attention to detail.

    Reviewed by IanJul 2021

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  • All ground floor
  • One double bedroom with en-suite bathroom with bath, walk-in shower, double basin, heated towel rail and WC
  • Open-plan living space with kitchen, dining area and sitting area with woodburning stove
  • Utility
  • Underfloor heating with woodburning stove
  • Electric oven and induction hob, fridge/freezer, washer/dryer, dishwasher
  • TV, WiFi
  • Starter pack of logs provided for log burner
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Off-road parking for 2 cars
  • Gravelled garden with furniture
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shop 1 miles, pub 1.9 miles
  • Note: This property is suitable for adults only (over 18's).

The property

Nestled within the picturesque landscape of the Snowdonia National Park, on the outskirts of the quaint village of Llanrwst, rests this delightful former farm building, The Shippon.

This contemporary holiday home offers an idyllic base for a couple looking for an intimate retreat to North Wales.

Stepping into the property, you'll be delighted by the fabulous contemporary yet traditional interior, beautifully-decorated with oak beams, exposed stone work and a rustic woodburning stove, inviting you to nestle in on the sumptuous sofa and enjoy a spot of television, enveloped in the warmth of the fire.

The stylish space boasts a gleaming kitchen, fit with all of the essential amenities, including a handy dishwasher, and homing an elegant island that takes center stage, where you can take perch on a stool and enjoy a glass of wine as the designated chef rustles up a romantic meal for two.

In the warmer months, take your dining experience outdoors with a seat in the gravelled garden, toasting a glass of fizz to an unforgettable holiday as you soak in the captivating views of the scenic mountains enveloping the dwelling.

As the day draws to a close, prepare for bed with a leisurely soak amongst the bubbles in the immaculate family bathroom, or if you'd prefer, enjoy an invigorating rinse in the spacious walk-in shower, before retiring to the snug double bedroom to rest your head under the intimate setting of the wooden beams that decorate the ceiling above.

Head off on foot to explore your surroundings, taking the short stroll into the heart of the medieval market town of Llanrwst, where you can discover the wonderful Welsh artwork on display at Ffin y Parc Gallery, followed by a spot of traditional afternoon tea at the award-winning Tu Hwnt I'r Bont.

Venture further afield to the nearby village of Betws-y-Coed, known locally as "the gateway to Snowdonia" where you'll find a fabulous selection of walking trails, boutique shops and traditional country pubs, along with the thrilling tree top adventure of Zip World Fforest and the unique tourist attraction and tea room of The Ugly House Ty Hyll.

Board the Snowdon Sherpa bus from Betws-y-Coed to the village of Llanberis, where avid outdoor adventures can tackle the challenging climb to the summit of Mount Snowdon, the tallest mountain in Wales, boasting breath-taking views across the scenic National Park as far as the Isle of Man.

The popular destinations of Conwy, Llandudno and Colwyn Bay are all within easy reach, along with the remarkable mountains, lakes and forests hidden within Snowdonia National Park.

With all of this and more, choose The Shippon as a base that you'll be delighted to return to for your next escape to Wales.

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £150.

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About the location


Betws-y-Coed 4 miles; Conwy 10 miles.

Llanrwst is a thriving market town which stands in the beautiful Conwy Valley, only four miles from picturesque Betws-y-Coed, known as the 'Gateway to Snowdonia' and which is North Wales's 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 Woodland High Rope Activity Centre, 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.

Region Information

Note: This property is suitable for adults only (over 18's).

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas