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Penmachno near Betws-y-Coed, North Wales & Snowdonia (Ref. 940857)

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  • Sleeps 6

  • Bedrooms 3

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets Yes

  • Jodie M
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    “Great stay”

    Myself and my husband had booked for a 3 night stay at this gorgeous cottage. It was just what we needed. ...

    Myself and my husband had booked for a 3 night stay at this gorgeous cottage. It was just what we needed. I spoken to the host Amanda before we got there and she was lovely, there was no question she couldn’t answer. When we arrived at the cottage it was clean and homely with all the amenities we needed to make us feel at home. We had our dog with us and Amanda had recommended some lovely dog walks in Betwsy coed which there are plenty of. The small pub down the road is great lovely atmosphere full of locals and some great music on one of the nights we were there. We will be booking again. Thank you for a wonderful stay in a beautiful cottage. Just what we needed.


  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Open fire
  • Smoke-free
  • Garden / Patio
  • Cot available
  • Highchair available
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Broadband / WiFi

The property

A lovely end of terrace traditional cottage situated in the small village of Penmachno, close to the popular town of Betws-y-Coed in the stunning Snowdonia National Park.

This delightful cottage provides a comfortable base and holiday home for a couple, friends or a family with walks and cycle routes in abundance and many places of interest to visit nearby.

Arranged over three floors, Delfryn is bigger than it looks and has some quirky features and rustic charm that appeals.

Many original attributes such as exposed stone, inglenook fireplaces, exposed beams and deep window sills combine with more modern up to date fixtures and fittings you’d expect to see in today’s modern world!

As you enter, the cosy sitting room has character features and a modern feel, along with a warming multi-fuel stove which is perfect for those cooler evenings and months.

Next to the sitting room is a lovely double bedroom with a decorative ornate fireplace and exposed beams.

Down stairs to the lower ground floor is a well-appointed kitchen and a beamed dining room with a second inglenook fireplace and multi-fuel stove, making it a great environment to enjoy family meals or play one of the many board games provided and enjoy time together.

Upstairs, on the first floor are two further bedrooms, another double and a twin.

A modern shower room completes this delightful cottage.

Outside there’s a terraced garden on three levels offering seating, a lovely place to sit out and relax and enjoy a cold drink before discussing further adventures to come.

Penmachno is a small village within the Machno Valley, four miles from Betws-y-Coed, which has a number of shops, pubs and cafes, with this whole area offering a range of outdoor activities, such as walks, cycling, climbing and birdwatching.

For visiting thrill-seekers, enjoy a few hours at nearby Blaenau Ffestiniog, now acclaimed to be one of the adventure capitals of North Wales, home to Zip World Titan, the longest zip wire in Europe, Bounce Below and Zip Caverns, a subterranean system of trampolines and zip wires deep underground, and of course there is the famous Ffestiniog Steam Railway for something a little more relaxing.

There are so many popular attractions within easy reach, making Delfryn is a great base for your holiday all year round.


Over first, ground and lower ground floors. Three bedrooms: 1 x ground floor double, 1 x double, 1 x twin. Bathroom with teardrop bath and shower, basin and WC. Lower ground floor kitchen. Lower ground floor dining room with multi-fuel stove. Sitting room (seats 5) with multi-fuel stove.


  • Modern electric heating system and two multi-fuel stoves
  • Solid fuel AGA, electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, slimline dishwasher, TV with Freeview, DVD, WiFi, selection of books, games and DVDs
  • Fuel, power and starter pack of logs for stoves inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Travel cot, highchair and stairgate (please bring own cot bedding)
  • Roadside parking on a first come, first served basis and free nearby car park
  • Rear seating terrace with lower gravelled seating area
  • Two well-behaved dogs welcome (not in bedrooms and please bring own dog beds, blankets and towels)
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop 4 miles, pub 2 mins walk
  • Note: There are a couple of slight steps on the lower ground floor between the kitchen and back door, and between the kitchen and dining room
  • Note: The lower ground floor dining room has slightly restricted head height
  • Note: Due to the nature and age of the cottage both sets of stairs are steep and a little narrower than normal - not suitable for those guests who may find stairs challenging and young children should be supervised
  • Note: There terraced garden is on three levels with unfenced drops and sloping access to the lower two levels, children to be supervised and care to be taken

About the location


Betws-y-Coed 4 miles.

The small, peaceful village of Penmachno is situated in the beautiful Machno Valley, just 4 miles from the popular town of Betws-y-Coed. Surrounded by woodland, magnificent mountains and flowing rivers, the whole area is a haven for walkers, birdwatchers, mountain bikers and climbers, whilst Betws-y-Coed itself offers a good range of shops, pubs and cafes. Here the River Conwy meets its three tributaries, creating a host of cascading waterfalls, river pools and ancient bridges throughout the surrounding countryside, the most famous of which is the magnificent waterfall at Swallow Falls, situated where the River Llugwy meets with a spectacular chasm, creating a sight not to be missed! The beautiful Conwy Falls are also well worth a visit and are situated in the Machno Valley. With all of Snowdonia to explore and North Wales' Heritage Coastlines also within easy reach, this beautiful location has plenty to offer at any time of year.

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