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Ystabl - Stable

Betws yn Rhos near Abergele, North Wales & Snowdonia (Ref. 937480)


(52 ratings)

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  • Sleeps 2

  • Bedrooms 1

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets No

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  • Broadband / WiFi
  • Off road parking
  • Garden / Patio
  • Hot tub
  • Washing machine
  • Cot available
  • Highchair available

Reviews & Ratings

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52 Customer Reviews

  • "Anwen and Alwen are both lovely People, cottage was very comfy and clean."

    Hot tub was amazing. They never bothered us at all just let us get on with our holiday . We will definitely be going back there

    Reviewed by TerryJun 2022

  • "We had a lovely stay here."

    All the facilities were good and the hot tub was a bonus. A great base to explore this part of North Wales. Anwen and Alwyn were wonderful hosts and were always on hand if needed. We will definitely book again

    Brilliant you enjoyed your stay with us on the farm. Welcome back to Wales anytime. Alwyn and Anwen Property Owner

    Reviewed by AngelaJun 2022

  • "Great base to stay but you do need a car to get about it’s a couple of miles to the nearest village with some out of the way right roads n bends, having said that would deffo stay again the place is very nice and the hosts are lovely n friendly people and on hand to help."

    Reviewed by CraigMay 2022

  • "We had a fantastic time, the owners were lovely & the hot tub was unreal, I would highly recommend this property."

    Great you had an enjoyable holiday at the Stable with the Mediteranean weather to accompany your good time chill out stay. Welcome /Croeso- to return again soon to our busy farm. Property Owner

    Reviewed by SimoneMay 2022

  • "Fantastic stay and having the Hot tub ready to use was fantastic."

    Could not have been made more welcome.

    So glad you enjoyed your holiday in the Stable. You will be welcomed any time. Croeso. Welsh Welcome always. Property Owner

    Reviewed by BernardApr 2022

  • "A lovely long weekend stay, beautiful cottage and hot tub was great."

    The owner was so lovely and helpful will definitely be booking again.

    Thank you for your very kind comments. Diolch yn fawr You will be most welcome to return to the Ystabl holiday cottage on our Welsh Black Cattle farm. Croeso / Welcome. Property Owner

    Reviewed by JacquelineApr 2022

  • "Everything about the stay exceeded the advertisement and expectations, we had a lovely weekend and would highly recommend."

    Reviewed by BenNov 2021

  • "We had a short break at this lovely cottage."

    When we arrived we were greated by Anwen, and she immediately made us feel welcomed. We were shown around and instructed on how to use the hot tub (which was perfect and much needed). There was milk and Welsh Cakes in the fridge . Anwen was readily at hand to advise on places to visit and things to do. Everything was just perfect and we couldn't of asked for a better stay.... Mobile phones signal is not great and whilst there was WiFi is could only be picked up in the upstairs window but for us that was fine as this was a break to get away life's worries, and not having Internet to dominate our lives for a few days was a welcome change. Well recommend and hopefully we will be able to return in the future.

    Reviewed by JamesOct 2021

  • "Wonderful welcome and beautiful setting."

    Cottage was lovely - clean, well equipped and very comfortable. Would definitely visit again!

    Reviewed by LauraOct 2021

  • "Anwen was very welcoming and knowledgeable about the area and advising things to do and visit locally"

    Reviewed by DavidOct 2021

  • "Anwen was a brilliant hostess."

    Nothing was too much trouble. The cottage was comfortable and clean and there was even a pint of milk in the fridge and a box of Welsh tea bags waiting for us along with some Welsh cakes too. The hot tub was a definite winner and the views were incredible. My only critique would be that the WiFi didn’t work so signal and internet connection were limited for the week, however this is a small thing that didn’t reduce our enjoyment for the week. We really enjoyed our chats with Anwen and how personable she is. Her little kittens are so cute too that we wanted to take them home with us. A real enjoyable stay and the rest and relaxation we both needed. Definitely recommend!

    Reviewed by LukeAug 2021

  • "Anwen and her husband were so friendly and kind and knowledgable."

    The hot tub was brilliant, loved our evenings in there. A lovely, relaxing break

    Reviewed by EmilyJul 2021

  • "No doubt the good weather helped as we could not have picked a better week to visit."

    The accommodation was perfect and a great base to visit Wales followed by a relaxing evening in the hot tub. The owners were very welcoming and were only concerned in making our stay as pleasant as possible. Truly wish we were still there ! Thank you for a great week.

    Reviewed by DavidJul 2021

  • "Very enjoyable stay, the hosts were very welcoming and nice little touches in ..."

    Very enjoyable stay, the hosts were very welcoming and nice little touches in the property and advice from the host on the area made it an excellent holiday

    Reviewed by PaulJul 2021

  • "The host was very nice, she came and introduced herself when we arrived and offered plenty of suggestions for places to visit."

    The property itself was exactly as described, had stunning views and we had a great time staying here.

    Reviewed by DanielJul 2021

  • "It was a lovely location but no taxi available if you wanted to leave car and go for drink."

    We tried a dozen taxi numbers and none would come to the farm. Its a quaint cottage with lovely garden area which is overlooked by the barn occupants next door as they are higher up. The cottage had a huge bedroom which could easily accommodate a king size bed. Unfortunately it was a double and witj two large people felt uncomfortable. Unfortunately we had to leave after 4 nights as i became really unwell. We would return again as the place is tranquil and the host very kind, caring, thoughtful and friendly. Nothing was too much trouble for Anwen. A nice lady.

    Reviewed by StephanieJun 2021

  • "Everthing. The owners, were so nice and helpful"

    Reviewed by RoyJun 2021

  • "A lovely little gem had everything we needed we had beautiful 5 days in and out the hot tub beautiful views."

    The owners was very welcoming and told us things that we would like to go and see the Castle is a must we booked online 5 pound each it was so peaceful we took a picnic there are so many places to seat and enjoy we had a lovely day we will definitely be booking again thank you Ann & Chris

    Reviewed by AnnMay 2021

  • "Fantastic location, comfy sofa and good movie selection, loved the hot tub ..."

    Fantastic location, comfy sofa and good movie selection, loved the hot tub experience, shower really powerful and warm, liked that there was 2 toilets, kitchen well kitted out, host very welcoming, bed was a very small double

    Reviewed by SamanthaApr 2021

  • "Beautiful cottage in a wonderful location."

    Anwen and her husband were brilliant, really friendly and nothing was too much to ask. The hot tub was the highlight of the stay, so relaxing and the perfect way to spend the evening. Will definitely be rebooking.

    Reviewed by HeidiApr 2021

  • "Lovely four day break at The Stable."

    Great location with easy access to Abergele, Rhyl, Prestatyn and Llandudno. Really quiet and peaceful property with fantastic views across the valley. The property owner Anwen was really friendly and knowledgeable and gave us some great local recommendations. The cottage was well equipped and really clean. The hot tub looking out on the stunning views an added bonus. Would highly recommend.

    Reviewed by AnthonyApr 2021

  • "Very friendly, welcoming and helpful hosts."

    Talked me through everything about the cottage, and also provided some info on nearby walks. Considering there was a storm and a powercut, I was helpfully forewarned to prepare for it and kept informed on when things will be back up. Hot tub was a great perk. All other facilities met requirements. WiFi and data signal was a bit patchy, but this is/can be a blessing in disguise...good enough for emergencies, and bad enough to switch off.

    Reviewed by JoshuaMar 2021

  • "Hosts were brilliant and welcoming!"

    House was spotless and really nicely made up. The hot tub was glorious. The rooms were warm and comfortable. No complaints what so ever.

    Reviewed by AshleyNov 2020

  • "Myself and my partner stayed here September 2020 for 1 night."

    We wished that we booked longer. The hot tub was amazing, the cottage was very cosy and comfortable. We took lots of good food & wine and fully enjoyed the experience of relaxing so much. The views were amazing with the pleasant sound of the cows early evening! Only minor was that the bed could of done with a revamp, we both had sore backs in the morning, but nothing the hot tub couldn’t resolve!! Overall, brilliant stay & we will be returning that’s for sure.

    Reviewed by AmySep 2020

  • "My husband and I had a great weekend celebrating our anniversary in this lovely little cottage."

    Fantastic views. Hot tub a bonus! In a good location for visiting nearby towns on North Wales coast. Anwen, the owner, was very friendly and made us feel welcome. Thank you

    Reviewed by DawnSep 2020

  • "We received a warm and lovely welcome from our hosts , the accommodation is in ..."

    We received a warm and lovely welcome from our hosts , the accommodation is in excellent condition and situated perfectly for a peaceful break

    Reviewed by JacquelineSep 2020

  • "So lovely and friendly,Anwen thought of everything."

    So impressed had the best stay ..carnt wait to go back .hot tub was brilliant. The scenic views are spectacular. So central for everywhere on the north Wales coast..felt very welcome and at home..looking forward to a return to this beautiful cottage.

    Reviewed by PaulaSep 2020

  • "Lovely cottage, Anwyn very helpful and friendly."

    Hot tub was a fantastic bonus x

    Reviewed by GillJul 2020

  • "The only thing that spoilt it a bit for us was the awful weather other then that everything else was fantastic"

    Reviewed by AngelaFeb 2020

  • "Had a nice relaxing time on this holiday and enjoyed my time there"

    Reviewed by TrevorSep 2019

  • "Had a fantastic 4 days in cottage,lovely place,owners made us feel very ..."

    Had a fantastic 4 days in cottage,lovely place,owners made us feel very welcome,the cottage was lovely and clean would definitely recommend and return back there

    Reviewed by JenniferJul 2019

  • "Very pleased with accommodation and the surroundings ..."

    Very pleased with accommodation and the surroundings They could not have done more for us Would recommend to anyone a great place to stay

    Reviewed by AndyJun 2019

  • "My husband and i enjoyed all aspects about the holiday cottage , very cosy , very clean, really relaxing with the views at the back of the patio, i think the fence could be a little higher for more privacy as its joined to another cottage but the hit tub was really nice , just a shame we didn't get the nice weather on the 3 nights we were there , how ever we did drive out into Abergeley for a meal , a place called the bull , very nice meals and we also drove into cowyn bay to although not many shops around there but landudno is the place really that's packed with shops but think you need at least a week to explore , anyway we enjoyed staying at this cottage very much ."

    Thanks Mrs Blackburn.

    Reviewed by PaulaMay 2019

  • "The Cottage was so relaxing and peaceful."

    Owner Anwen was so friendly and helpful when we arrived. We have visited North Wales many times before but not this area and it was really nice to do and see different things.

    Reviewed by DawnMay 2019

  • "Ystabl - Stable a lovely cottage with everything like home from home."

    Hotub was the clincher maybe a higher fence for privacy would be better. Strict book in/ out times. Would go back.

    Reviewed by GaynorMay 2019

  • "Lovely place to stay."

    Clean and fully equipped only negative is it was advertised with WiFi but Unless you stand outside you cant get it. Wish description stated that pre booking as WiFi was essential.

    Reviewed by AlexApr 2019

  • "Good cottage, fantastic isolated location."

    Facilities were good. Owners friendly and eager to share local knowledge and suggest places to visit.

    Reviewed by AndrewMar 2019

  • "The cottage was just what I was after."

    Size of the main bedroom was very large but good space that has some adaptability if required. Although the unit is off the main areas, the peace was lovely, being right in the countryside. The hot tub is the real bonus and got used everyday of the stay. Once had better understanding of the location over the week, I would use Llandudno as a going out location for food a lot of choice, there are local pubs in Abergele as well. With 4 seasons in one week, the cottage was a great hideaway and withstood the great Welsh weather.

    Reviewed by PeterMar 2019

  • "Cottage was set in the countryside, quiet and tranquil."

    Had everything we needed and more. Couldn't have asked for more for our short romantic break.

    Reviewed by DawnFeb 2019

  • "Lovely cottage and very hospitable hosts."

    Lovely welcome pack of tea and welsh cakes etc which was lovely after a long drive. Beautiful peaceful location for either relaxing in the hot tub or walking in the national park or coast. Have stayed there before and would recommend it.

    Reviewed by LorraineDec 2018

  • "Cottage was lovely."

    Well located for visiting North Wales and Anglesey. Very clean and tidy. Hot tub was lovely too.

    Reviewed by HelenAug 2018

  • "Sykes cottages were extremely helpful in requiring this property."

    The host (Anwen) was very obliging and greeted us as soon as we came down the drive. This cottage has lovely views across the valley and it's in a very quiet location off the beaten track I would highly reccomend this cottage to everyone

    Reviewed by IanAug 2018

  • "The cottage was lovely and the hot tub was just great."

    Listening to the peace and quiet and just the sound of the birds was wonderful. Anwen, our hostess, was very friendly and knowledgeable about the local area. Gave us a lovely welcome and showed us round the cottage - a welcome pack of tea, coffee and milk was waiting for us along with some flowers. It is a 3 mile drive from the village but if you are wanting peace and quiet it is ideal for you. Highly recommended.

    Reviewed by JulieAug 2018

  • "Fabulous cottage in the middle of the country side very relaxing."

    Lovely garden with a hot tub and the benefit of having all day sun (if it’s out). We had BBQs most days and just relaxed listening to the birds cows and sheep (lovely to hear instead of traffic noise). Will definitely go back and would highly recommend.

    Reviewed by ClaireMay 2018

  • "I really enjoyed being at the cottage."

    Was very peaceful and relaxing and the hot tub was amazing!!! After climbing up snowden mountain, it was nice to come back to cottage and relax and soak in hot tub, amazing views and such friendly owners!! Would definitely go back to this cottage

    Reviewed by RachelApr 2018

  • "Owner was very friendly and welcoming."

    A perfect place for a couple to get away from it all . Cottage contains everything you need for a relaxing stay with the bonus of the hot tub. Can be a little windy and cold getting into the hot tub but worth it once you are in. Place was clean and tidy and decorated to a nice standard. Owner provides everything you need from cleaning materials to kitchen utensils. Owner was helpful about the local area and was connectable if needs. A home from home. Would go again.

    Reviewed by MatthewMar 2018

  • "The owners are very friendly with lots of useful local knowledge but are also un-intrusive."

    The cottage was immaculate and the welcome pack meant we could enjoy a cup of tea before heading off to do the grocery shopping. The fresh flowers were a lovely homely touch. The location is very rural and peaceful but not so rural as to be isolating. The cottage is well positioned for both the North Wales Coast and the Snowdonia National Park and the hot tub is an absolutely hit after a long day on the mountains. We thoroughly enjoyed our stay and will definitely be returning.

    Reviewed by LorraineSep 2017

  • "In a beautiful rural location but only a mile from a village with pub, shop, garage and church and 3 miles from Abergele with a large Tesco etc."

    The cottage is spotless and well-equipped with fabulous views all around. A lovely decked patio with table, chairs, hot-tub and barbeque. Anwen is very welcoming and always there for you if you need her. The cottage has lots of tourist information, books to read, maps and even binoculars, so the TV provided can be kept off if wished. The highest mountains of Snowdonia are less than an hour's drive away, and the nearest coastal resorts about 20 minutes away. There are many pubs in the area providing excellent food, the one in the village did a lovely Sunday lunch. The lamb is recommended, if you can look your neighbors in the next field that is. Overall, very enjoyable for this elderly couple.

    Reviewed by MalcolmJun 2017

  • "Absolutely fabulous."

    Friendly and welcoming owners whilst not being obtrusive. Hot tub was fabulous, welcome pack on arrival meant that being a little late we could still have a cuppa, little touches like flowers made it a real home from home. The icing on the cake though was definitely the awesome scenery and views, breathtaking. We will definitely be back and will recommend to all our friends.

    Reviewed by MelvinaOct 2016

  • "Lovely warm welcome from Anwen the owner and we had a great time there in very cosy little cottage in the middle of some stunning scenery and the hot tub was the icing on the cake."

    All in all a good choice for a break away from it all.

    Sep 2016

  • "Found the sofa in living room a little uncomfortable, the owner was very helpful, the hotub was a great asset to the property, the lanes leading to the property are very narrow and care should be taken when driving, beautiful and peaceful outlook."

    Reviewed by SandraSep 2016

  • "Lovely cottage with very friendly and helpful owner."

    Would definitely consider returning.

    Reviewed by CharlotteAug 2016

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  • One double bedroom
  • Shower room with shower, basin and WC
  • Ground floor basin and WC
  • Open plan living area with kitchen, dining and sitting area
  • Use of external utility.
  • Oil central heating
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, use of 2 x washing machines and tumble dryer in external utility, TV with Freeview, DVD, WiFi (intermittant and not suitable for streaming), selection of books and DVDs
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent, please bring own beach towels
  • Travel cot, highchair and stairgate
  • Off road parking for 2 cars
  • Enclosed patio with furniture and hot tub
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shop and pub 1.3 miles
  • Note: Mobile phone signal may be limited with some phone providers
  • Note: The stairs are open from the bedroom so children should be supervised. Please NOTE: Access to the hot tub is only until 11pm as a courtesy to local residents
  • Please note: no facilities to charge electric cars
  • Please note: If you would like to book this property and arrive within 48hrs of booking please contact us so we can check if the property is available

The property

Ystabl offers a pretty first floor bedroom with shower room, as well as a ground floor cloakroom with WC.

Patio doors lead out onto an enclosed garden with elevated views across the surrounding countryside, and of course the hot tub has been installed for you to enjoy a relaxing experience enhanced by the clear night skies in the area.

With the owner's added touches throughout, this Betws yn Rhos cottage is a lovely destination to spend a relaxing week away.

Note: This property can be booked with Ref. 937481, together they sleep 8.

Tyn Y Caeau Uchaf Cottages

Betws yn Rhos, 1.6 miles. These pretty semi-detached cottages are set in beautiful north Welsh countryside on the owner's working cattle and sheep farm near the village of Betws yn Rhos. Offering welcoming, open plan living accommodation the cottages are ideal for those looking to get away from it all in a lovely peaceful country environment, but with fantastic, exciting days out within easy reach. Both cottages have their own patio with a hot tub which is a fantastic place to relax after a day spent exploring the area. Due to their rural location, you can enjoy evenings star gazing and if you are lucky you may see the passing International Space Station which is frequently observed in its orbit above the cottage. There is an abundance of wildlife in the area. Nearby Betws yn Rhos is a peaceful village with all the local amenities you could need including a shop and a friendly village pub. These cottages are in an ideal location for visiting popular North Wales coastal villages and towns including Colwyn Bay, Llandudno and Abergele. With castles, fantastic walks and cycle routes and a number of other attractions nearby, this is an ideal base with something for everyone.

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About the location


Abergele 4.5 miles;

Betws yn Rhos is a peaceful Welsh village with a local village shop, Post Office and friendly village pub which offers quality dining, real ales, games room and dog-friendly beer garden. The Silver Birch golf course is a welcoming Pay and Play 18-hole course, which is also home to the first 18-hole Footgolf in Wales, suitable for all ages and skills. Within 4 miles you will find the sandy beaches and coastal path leading from Colwyn Bay, through Llanddulas and into Abergele, which is a pleasant seaside town on the lovely North Wales coastline and is ideally positioned between the stunning Vale of Clwyd and the lovely Conwy Valley. Renowned for the impressive Gwrych Castle which overlooks the town and its enormous sandy beach, the whole area offers safe bathing waters and excellent watersports facilities. There is also a coastal cycle path which runs along the Abergele seafront, and for walking enthusiasts, the Offa's Dyke pathway, the Clwydian Hill Range and beautiful Betws-y-Coed known as the "gateway to Snowdonia" with Zip World and Surf Snowdonia all within easy travelling distance. The beautiful castles of Rhuddlan, Bodelwyddan, Conwy and Caernarfon are not to be missed, and the delightful Victorian town of Llandudno, offering quality shops, restaurants, a fantastic dry ski slope and exciting cable car rides over the Great Orme is nearby. There is plenty to do in this wonderful region at any time of the year!

Region Information

Please NOTE: Access to the hot tub is only until 11pm as a courtesy to local residents.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas