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Harbour Lights

(Ref. 916899)

Church Bay, Anglesey Show on map


Sykes rating

  • 5 Guests

  • 3 Bedrooms

  • 1 Bathroom

  • Pets Yes


  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Open fire
  • Garden / Patio
  • Dishwasher
  • Seaside
  • Broadband / WiFi

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69 Customer Reviews

  • "Fantastic holiday cottage, great location in Church Bay and excellent sea views."

    Well appointed cottage with everything you need, beds are a bit small/snug but otherwise very comfortable. Excellent lawned garden and deck to enjoy the sea views and sunshine. Our kids loved playing in the garden as did our dog, especially seeing the rabbits! Rest garden is enclosed and safe. Short walk to Church Bay beach and the fab Wavecrest cafe for amazing scones and The Lobster Pot for excellent sea food - both dog friendly. Thanks for a wonderful stay.

    Reviewed by Sunny4.7May 2024

  • "The travel instructions need updating, the farm yard is now holiday cottages, the Black Bull is closed the other pub has disappeared and the little shop a mile away has limited stock."

    But we had a great time and would love to go back

    Reviewed by Susan4.1May 2024

  • "Great location for exploring Anglesey."

    Cottage was very clean and comfortable, had everything we needed. Decking looking out to see would be great when the weather was good.

    Reviewed by Hilary5.0Apr 2024

  • "Beautiful home spotlessly clean Has everything you need to make it a comfortable stay, a very generous welcome basket also on arrival The views from the decking are stunning over looking the Harbour, the area is very quiet and peaceful only the sound of the birds to hear Beach a 5 min walk with breath taking views."

    Would definitely recommend and hopefully we will be back too. Thankyou for a wonderful week

    Reviewed by Sharron5.0Mar 2024

  • "Nice comfortable cottage with amazing views."

    Lovely , quiet and peaceful location

    Reviewed by John5.0Feb 2024

  • "Lovely cosy cottage."

    Everything you needed for a relaxing holiday.

    Reviewed by Robert5.0Oct 2023

  • "We’ve stayed here 4 times , can’t fault it, just great !"


    Reviewed by Nicholas5.0Oct 2023

  • "Excellent stay just one small thing the bushes at the bottom of the garden would ..."

    Excellent stay just one small thing the bushes at the bottom of the garden would be great if they were trimmed so that the view would be a bit better

    Reviewed by Maria5.0Sep 2023

  • "The cottage was very clean and comfortable and there was lots of little extras ..."

    The cottage was very clean and comfortable and there was lots of little extras which were well appreciated we will recommend this cottage

    Reviewed by Geoffrey5.0Aug 2023

  • "We’ve stayed here 3 times now ,it’s always spotless , comfortable and so we’ll situated for the beach at Church Bay."

    I would highly recommend a stay here.

    Reviewed by Nicholas5.0Jun 2023

  • "Great place for a holiday when you have dog because of the property with its large inclosed garden and close to the beach."

    Will like to go again

    Reviewed by Michael5.0Jun 2023

  • "As my wife noted in the guest book Peaceful, Picturesque and Perfect"

    Reviewed by Ian5.0May 2023

  • "Harbour lights is a well planned and well maintained property."

    The owners were very welcoming and did everything they could to ensure our comfort.

    Reviewed by Mary5.0Apr 2023

  • "Harbour Lights is every bit as lovely as it looks."

    Wonderful views, spotlessly clean, comfortable beds, great wood burner, and a lovely little gift basket on arrival that was very much appreciated. Would return without hesitation and highly recommend this lovely cottage.

    Reviewed by Angela5.0Apr 2023

  • "Harbour Lights has everything you could want for a great holiday."

    It’s a lovely well appointed bungalow, looking out over the sea to Holyhead ,you have the sun most of the day on the wide and spacious veranda. Church Bay Beach is a short walk and there are pubs and restaurants just a short drive away. We’ve stayed at Harbour Lights twice and are returning later this year, it’s just perfect!.

    Reviewed by Nicholas3.8Mar 2023

  • "Wonderful place for a week away."

    We had a fantastic time staying at Harbour lights,it had everything you need and more ror a great relaxing holiday.The cottage was very clean warm and cosy,very comfortable beds and a really well equipped kitchen, beautiful very well secured garden which was loved by our border collie Jess,the wonderful log burner was an brilliant addition to the cottage which can heat and keep the whole place lovely and warm with minimal fuel,we had a great time walking to the beach and the local pub,all the local people are very friendly and welcoming, this is also a great base to discover many great and interesting places Anglesey has to offer,or you can chill out on the decking out side taking in the wonderful views and watch the ferry boats go in and out of Holyhead harbour,we had a fantastic time and would highly recommend Harbour lights,we are now planning to come back next year.

    Reviewed by Jeff5.0Mar 2023

  • "Excellent quiet peaceful location ideal for accessing the nearby coastal path and beaches."

    The property is very comfortable with one of the best log burners ever heating the whole property in a heartbeat! The views over to Hollyhead and the incoming ferries ⛴ are stunning as are the “Harbour Lights “ in the evening!

    Reviewed by Shaun4.7Mar 2023

  • "Everything as described, wonderful location, amazing views, will be re booking 2023."

    Reviewed by Nicholas4.7Nov 2022

  • "Gorgeous cottage and setting."

    Nice and private with walks close by. The cottage was well equipped and clean. The guidelines were clear and useful with satnav postcodes to beaches and places recommended by the owners. Anglesey itself is Wales in miniature. This little island has it all. Gorgeous beaches,forests and country parks. I love that everyone speaks Welsh and wants to protect the language. Well worth a visit

    Reviewed by Lisa5.0Sep 2022

  • "A fabulous stay at Harbour Lights, very comfortable and clean."

    Garden excellent for both us and our Scottish Terrier, very secure, views stunning. We had an incident on our second day but Chris responded immediately and all was well. Would highly recommend.

    Reviewed by Mandie4.7Sep 2022

  • "A beautiful cozy place with an amazing view."

    Perfect to relax but also a perfect base to explore.

    Reviewed by Susan4.7Aug 2022

  • "Highly recommend this place."

    10 minutes to a great beach. Every thing you could need at this accommodation. Wife didn't like the wild flower and butterfly garden bang in the middle of the garden but the rest of the garden was brilliant.

    Reviewed by Robert5.0Jul 2022

  • "The cottage was spotless, the kitchen well equipped and there was even chocolate in the fridge for us."

    The bed we used was very comfortable. The garden was fully enclosed and safe for our dog, with plenty of comfortable seating and shade for us. The wild rabbits kept the dog entertained! Cable Bay and Church Bay are close by as is the coastal path.

    Reviewed by Shan5.0Jul 2022

  • "A lovely property with everything you need for a self-catering holiday."

    The views across the large garden are fantastic. The area beautiful with lots of places to discover. The Wavecrest cafe, just round the corner, served fantastic food. if you need to do a big shop there is a range of major shops about 20 minute drive away at Holyhead. Had a smashing week. Very dog friendly too.

    Reviewed by Stephen5.0Jul 2022

  • "Fantastic property great location and garden for dog Views fantastic nice and quiet Stay again"

    Reviewed by Andy5.0Jul 2022

  • "The cottage was comfortable a real home from home the information file was very informative and it was nice that a picture of the owner was included."

    I would happily come back

    Reviewed by Emma5.0Jun 2022

  • "We had a lovely holiday in a very comfy and pleasant cottage and will definitely return."

    We loved the outdoor space. The only tiny thing- a first aid box would be good. I fell over and cut myself and it was a long way to a chemist for plasters. But I will definitely recommend this lovely cottage.

    Reviewed by Isabel5.0Jun 2022

  • "Fabulous little cottage in the perfect setting for cliff top walks, beaches and watching the ferries coming in and out of Holyhead Port."

    I would definitely recommend it for rest and relaxation. On our list to revisit .

    Reviewed by Helen5.0May 2022

  • "We had a lovely holiday at harbor lights so fresh and clean and smelt great the ..."

    We had a lovely holiday at harbor lights so fresh and clean and smelt great the views beautiful and a nice gesture with the welcome pack the beach at church bay was great and just a nice walk to it without it being too far although it was very windy most days the sun came out for us

    Reviewed by Maria5.0May 2022

  • "We had a really nice week in this beautiful and well equipped chalet style cottage."

    It was very clean and tidy yet cosy and very comfortable. Everything we needed was on hand and available to us. We especially liked the large enclosed rear garden which was private and not overlooked. It's ideal for lively young dogs like our Elsie The Sprocker. The views over the garden to the nearby sea are unbeatable and off road parking on a quiet road a real bonus. The owners are both very friendly and approachable and are only a phone call away. We are seasoned cottages and really rate this accommodation in beautiful Anglesey. We hope to return soon.

    Reviewed by Kevin5.0Apr 2022

  • "Harbour Lights was just perfect."

    From the moment we arrived it was warm and welcoming. We appreciated the Easter eggs, Bara Brith, Welsh Cakes, hot chocolate and tea and thank you to the owners for their generosity. The interior of the property was clean and decorated beautifully with the beds being warm and comfortable. The south facing decking at the back along with the large, spacious garden provided the perfect area to enjoy the sun, play games and relax with family whilst admiring the picturesque scenery. It was also ideal for Millie dog who thoroughly enjoyed being in the garden at almost all times of the day. The views were simply stunning with the beaches only a short walk away. We particular enjoyed evenings with the cosy log burner lit and watching the twinkling lights of Holyhead, as well as the arriving and departing ships. Communication with the owner was excellent and we will definitely be returning. Thank You- The Greaves and Tate family

    Reviewed by Debbie5.0Apr 2022

  • "We had a fantastic time at Habour Lights and would recommend it to everyone."

    Great location for dog walking and exploring. We will definitely return.

    Reviewed by Aaron5.0Feb 2022

  • "Been here a couple of time ."

    Great area , beach within walking distance . You can see holyhead from the veranda . Very peaceful . Chris as always on call .

    Reviewed by Paul5.0Feb 2022

  • "We booked Harbour Lights for the Christmas week for my me, my wife and our 2 dogs, Glenys & Harri."

    Communications from the owner Chris were excellent prior to our arrival and whilst there, Chris was more than happy to help with anything we asked. On our arrival the cottage was lovely and warm, with a Christmas tree and some decorations up... there was also a few wrapped presents left under the tree for us, which both us and the dogs appreciated - a very nice touch. The local pub 'Church Bay Inn' was little bit odd (in our opinion) so we ended up going to the Gwesty Holland Hotel in Llanfachraeth, which was very welcoming. We had booked into the local restaurant 'The Lobster Pot' for our Anniversary on the 29th, but it was cancelled by them as they were short staffed due to covid... So booked in at the Oyster Catcher in Rhosneigr, which I can highly recommend. We had a great time and would definetly go back to this cosy, very clean cottage again.

    Reviewed by Stuart5.0Dec 2021

  • "Another lovely stay at Harbour Lights."

    The property very clean and comfortable and nice welcome pack . The views from the decking are fabulous Very peaceful and close walks to two beaches and the coastal path Could spend hours watching the birds rabbits and pheasants in the garden. and ships sailing from Holyhead We did have a problem during our stay but this was sorted very quickly by the owner making sure it did not effect our stay. Already booked again for next year

    Reviewed by Susan5.0Nov 2021

  • "We had a fantastic stay at harbour lights."

    The cottage was beautiful and very homely. The view of holyhead was beautiful

    Reviewed by Julie5.0Sep 2021

  • "A nice cottage with a good size garden (which our dog Lewis enjoyed), in easy walk to the beach and the local inn which offered good beers and service."

    Reviewed by Stephen5.0Sep 2021

  • "A lovely cottage, so well equipped, all the little details thought about and great welcome."

    Fantastic location for walks to the beaches. Enclosed, spacious garden fantastic for the dog. Owner very attentive and sorted a problem with the back door immediately. Wonderful area with great coastal activities (loved Coasteering with Anglesey Adventutes)and great pubs, including the Black Lion, White Eagle at Roscolyn and pop up cafe at the Lakeside.

    Reviewed by Jane5.0Aug 2021

  • "A bit disappointed that there was no hot tub as advertised but we understand if it was due to the COVID situation"

    Thank you for your feedback. We are sorry to hear you were disappointed that there was no hot tub at the property. Unfortunately, we were made aware the hot tub had been removed in the previous month but due to an administrative error, this was not updated for the time of your booking. All mentions of the hot tub have since been removed from the description. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Norman5.0Aug 2021

  • "Absolutely fantastic place, great views and the cottage is well stocked with everything you need."

    The only thing we could think of to improve would have been a sun shade or umbrella on the decking, as we were lucky enough to have scorching weather.

    Reviewed by Emma5.0Jul 2021

  • "Lovely comfortable home with great decking the length of the cottage where we spent a lot of time enjoying the view and having barbecues."

    Cottage is in a beautiful area where you can go on gorgeous walks right from the cottage to the coastal paths and lovely bays as well as Church Bay. So peaceful and relaxing.

    Reviewed by Susan5.0Jun 2021

  • "As soon as you walked through the door at Harbour lights you knew it was going to be amazing, we were met by a lovely clean home which smelt fresh and ready to receive us."

    The view as you stepped into the living space went straight beyond the garden across the sea to Holyhead, and beyond, we spent most of our holiday ,when at the cottage ,sitting on the decking looking out. Harbour lights is well portioned two good doubles and a nice single, a large seating area with wood burner and a very well equipped kitchen, lots of pans, even a cheese grater. Location is great for those into walking, the coastal path is just a field away as are two lovely beaches, and I have to mention the cream tea from the Wavecrest cafe which is a 5 minute walk away. We had amazing weather so we used the bbq and spent a lot of time in the garden, our dog was in heaven and we didn’t have to worry about her as the garden was secure. Would stay again in a heart beat, am already looking for the next opportunity.

    Reviewed by E5.0Jun 2021

  • "The cottage was so peaceful, sitting on the decking looking at the views with the sun of the day/evening was very enjoyable."

    The place was spotless and everything was well maintained. We really enjoyed the place and so did our dog, she loved chilling on the decking, keeping an eye on everything and having a really big enclosed garden to wander. Would definitely return and recommend, thanks Chris and Michelle

    Reviewed by Alexis5.0May 2021

  • "This is a lovely cottage in an excellent location."

    Sitting on the terrace in the sunshine admiring the sea view was very relaxing. The cottage is well catered with pretty much everything you need provided. A problem with the electrics on arrival was dealt with very quickly after we contacted the owner. If I was to provide suggestions for improvement (to make it even better) we found the beds a bit short, and the wet room would benefit from something to stand on after having a shower, to get away from the wet floor! But these were minor niggles and we would definitely recommend a stay in this cottage.

    Reviewed by Karen4.4Sep 2020

  • "Hot tub not working, electrics dodgy and leak under sink No instruction re ..."

    Hot tub not working, electrics dodgy and leak under sink No instruction re Wi-fi password or tv Needs maintenance Fantastic views and garden

    Reviewed by Andy2.8Sep 2020

  • "Failed to live up to facilities in description No working hot tub, water leak ..."

    Failed to live up to facilities in description No working hot tub, water leak under sink, password to Wi-fi not clear and no instruction re tv accessed via amazon fire stick Needs a makeover Views fantastic and garden great

    Reviewed by Andy2.5Aug 2020

  • "The location is excellent - and the cottage is really lovely."

    there were a few issues with the level of cleanliness, light bulbs that needed replacing, the electric tripping a couple of times, some areas could do with some maintenance work, (outdoor bolts on gates etc) It was great to be able to use the hot tub every day and the sauna was a real bonus - overall well worth the money!

    Reviewed by Joanne4.1Jul 2020

  • "This was my second time at harbour lights, even the severe gales did not impact."

    The views are fantastic and the costal path close (when not too windy). The hot tub and sauna means you can have relaxing times without leaving the cottage. The Lobster pot is great and within walking distance and the Sea Shanty at Trearddur Bay is a short drive, it is dog friendly until 17:00 and the food is fabulous.

    Reviewed by Mike3.8Feb 2020

  • "Cosy little cottage in a quiet, scenic location."

    Many thanks to the owner who made it a warm and welcome experience.

    Reviewed by Steve5.0Dec 2019

  • "A good place to relax,sit back and take in the views,had a few issues with hot tub jets being perished and falling apart,inner section of oven door insecure,patio door handle insecure and never managed to get sauna to work,don't know if we were doing something wrong."

    It would be nice to have a small welcome pack and to let future guests know there is no Hair dryer supplied,had to go out and buy one for the wife ! But don't let these few faults stop you booking this little Gem,would advise taking Binoculars or Telescope as there are lovely views from the garden and lots of bird life,great walks on the coastal path and lovely beaches close by.Would recommend and definitely book again but would be very disappointed if the issues i have mentioned had not been sorted.

    Reviewed by C4.4Sep 2019

  • "It’s a very quiet area and great for walkers, a relaxing soak in the hot tub after."

    Claire was very helpful when couldn’t get the oven working would highly recommended, this cottage thank you.

    Reviewed by David4.7Jul 2019

  • "Beautiful cottage with stunning views across the sea."

    So peaceful and relaxing. Will definitely return. Excellent for dogs too. Hot tub and sauna an added bonus

    Reviewed by Corinne4.7Jun 2019

  • "Lovely cottage Kitchen could do with refurbishment and TV needs sorting as is done by amazon stick but wifi not really good enough for it, it freezes every few minutes."

    Overall would go back as in lovely peaceful area and close to beach, Wavecrest Cafe an absolute must to try.

    Reviewed by Heather3.8Jun 2019

  • "Had a lovely stay in this quiet cosy cottage."

    Sea views, hot tub and sauna are great. Hope to come back again. Really easy to get to Snowdonia or enjoy the peace of Anglesey's beautiful beaches.

    Reviewed by M5.0Apr 2019

  • "Stunning views but would cut back some of the hedges etc so we could see more of the sea view from hot tub other then that it was perfect & we would recommend & return without a doubt !"


    Reviewed by Mandy5.0Mar 2019

  • "Simply love this place and can’t wait to revisit"

    Reviewed by Dan5.0Mar 2019

  • "Had an amazing time, highly reccomend and Loved the hot tub"

    Reviewed by Bethan5.0Mar 2019

  • "The cottage is very cosy with everything you need."

    Set in a lovely location and beautiful views.

    Reviewed by Michelle4.7Feb 2019

  • "At great cottage, fantastic views and great coastline walks from the cottage."

    The open plan living is well set up. Would go back again.

    Reviewed by Mike4.7Jan 2019

  • "The owners were really accomodating and pleasant, the dogs thoroughly enjoyed the large back garden and we loved the short walk to the beach!"

    The views of the coast are brilliant from the cottage, would recommend Harbour Lights and will stay again.

    Reviewed by Coral4.4Dec 2018

  • "Beautiful little property with everything we needed just a bit far from ..."

    Beautiful little property with everything we needed just a bit far from everything for us and oven was dirty but otherwise nice

    Reviewed by Sarah3.8Nov 2018

  • "Had an excellent stay hot tub could do with a wind breaker around it."

    Reviewed by Terry4.1Sep 2018

  • "Quite a secluded area, no house sign to identify the house so it was difficult to find."

    A washing machine would be good.

    Reviewed by Alison3.8Aug 2017

  • "Lovely cottage with a fantastic outlook to the sea."

    Good base to explore Anglesey then to return to the hot tub was bliss. The owner was very friendly and approachable. Would definitely book again.

    Reviewed by Wendy5.0Apr 2017

  • "The owner went above and beyond to ensure that we had everything we needed and were comfortable."

    Anglesey was a stunningly beautiful part of our country and it was a delight to explore.

    Reviewed by Nicola5.0Feb 2017

  • "Overall the holiday was very good, even though the weather was not good to us seeing as we had hurricane Barbara & Connor which stopped us using the Hot Tub but not the Sauna, so overall a very enjoyable time was had by all."

    Reviewed by Robert4.8Dec 2016

  • "Lovely views, fantastic hot tub, beautiful area generally & walking distance to one of the best restaurants in Anglesey, The Lobster Pot."

    Reviewed by Susan4.8Dec 2016

  • "Lovely peaceful retreat exactly what I needed."

    Reviewed by Michelle4.0Nov 2016

  • "Had everything we could possibly need in the cottage to enable us to have a great holiday."

    The dish washer is a big help as who wants to be stood at the washing up bowl on holiday.

    Reviewed by Claire5.0Aug 2016

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  • All ground floor
  • Three bedrooms: 2 x double, 1 x single
  • Wet room with shower, basin and WC
  • Open plan living area with kitchen, dining area and sitting area with woodburning stove.
  • Electric heaters with woodburning stove
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge, freezer, dishwasher, TV with Freeview, DVD, WiFi, Fuel, power and logs for stove inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Off road parking for 3 cars
  • Front garden and rear enclosed garden with lawns, decking, furniture and gas BBQ
  • One well-behaved dog welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop 2 miles, pub 6 mins walk, beach 5 mins walk
  • Please note: From the 15th September 2023, the property check in day is changing to a Friday instead of Saturday; please select the appropriate day

The property

This detached, ground floor cottage, with its private gardens enjoying sea views, is nestled in the popular Church Bay hamlet on the north east coast of Anglesey.

Located close to the sandy Blue Flag beach and Anglesey Coastal Path, this Church Bay cottage offers cosy and stylish accommodation, perfect for families and groups of friends.

This Anglesey cottage has three bedrooms, including a master bedroom that benefits from patio doors leading to a decked area, which soaks up the unspoilt sea views, a further double room, and a single bedroom.

The cosy open plan living area features a kitchen, a dining area and a sitting area, with a warming woodburning stove, leading onto raised decking.

Outside this Church Bay cottage, the gardens afford a superb alfresco dining experience, boasting a large lawn with views stretching across fields to the coast.

The decking provides a step down where you can sit and stargaze long into the evening, marvelling at the unspoilt night sky.

Alternatively, after enjoying one of the many adrenalin-filled activities available locally, or walking along the beautiful Anglesey Coastal Path.

The renowned seafood restaurant, The Lobster Pot, can be found in the village, along with a popular pub, and with so much to do locally, you will not need to move your car until it’s time to leave!

This fantastic Church Bay cottage offers an ideal family holiday, any time of year.

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About the location


Holyhead 13 miles.

Church Bay nestles on the stunning north west coastline of Anglesey, boasting a superb seafood restaurant and a Blue Flag sandy beach, renowned for its safe, family fun, excellent kayaking, fishing and birdwatching. Close by, the village of Llanfaethlu provides a local shop and a Post Office (open on Tuesdays and Thursdays). Wales' only working windmill is within easy reach, providing an opportunity to see corn being ground the old fashioned way, while the surrounding countryside boasts excellent fishing, birdwatching and coastal walks, with climbing on offer in Snowdonia. Indulge in fabulous watersports, including kitesurfing, diving and sailing at the stunning Rhosneigr beach, or enjoy 18 holes at a choice of three local golf courses. Spend the day at Anglesey Sea Zoo, visit the historic town of Beaumaris with its medieval castle and array of shops and restaurants, take a boat trip past Plas Newydd Mansion or indulge in a day trip to Ireland. A wonderful, year round holiday location for all to enjoy.

Please note: From the 15th September 2023, the property check in day is changing to a Friday instead of Saturday; please select the appropriate day.
Please note that infants are counted towards the maximum occupancy of 5 at this property.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Christmas