Bron View Cottage ref: CC612057

Blaenau Ffestiniog, Snowdonia Mountains and Coast

3 Star Self Catering



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  • Bike Store 
  • Garden / Patio 
  • Highchair 
  • Pub within 1 mile 
  • Open Fire 
  • Pets – no charge 
  • Stairgate 
  • Decorated at Christmas 
  • WiFi 
  • Cot Available 
  • Washing Machine 
  • Green Scheme 
  • Parking - On Site 
  • Station within 1 mile 


Enjoying unrivalled views of the Manod Mountains and imposing Victorian viaduct, this delightful stone cottage retains original features within its spacious and contemporary interior. Dating from the 1840s, Bron View cottage was first built for the railway workers who constructed the world famous Ffestiniog Railway. Being centrally located in Snowdonia, this cottage provides the perfect base for families, couples or friends who wish to explore, be active or simply relax and get away from it all.
The cottage is warm and welcoming, it’s a real home away from home, comfortably furnished, with its gorgeous period fireplace and open fire in the lounge. Outside there is an enclosed, landscaped, slated garden where you can sit on the terrace, enjoy the mountain views while sipping a cup of tea or a glass of wine after an active day.
The cottage is a couple of minutes’ drive from the famous Llechwedd Slate Cavern Complex which has been turned into a thrill seekers’ delight, with Zipworld Titan offering zip rides with 8,000m of cables, Bounce Below where you can bounce on underground trampolines, or take on the Antur Stiniog Downhill Mountain Bike Trail. Alternatively, one can take a fascinating tour of the Victorian slate mines.
Bron View is located within a 5 minute walk from the centre of the historic slate mining town of Blaenau Ffestiniog which is the terminus of the Ffestiniog Railway, the narrow gauge steam train winds its way through spectacular scenery to the coastal town of Porthmadog. Hop off the train at Minffordd Station and visit the Italianate village of Portmeirion. Nearby is the lovely beach at Black Rock Sands, and the peaceful Llyn Peninsula. Just waiting to be explored are the pretty villages of Dolwyddelan, with its castle, Betws-y-Coed and nearby Swallow Falls. Blaenau Ffestiniog is also served by mainline trains via Llandudno Junction.
From the doorstep there are many local walks, enabling you to relish views of the old slate inclines, Victorian chapels and the Moelwyn and Manod mountain ranges, making it ideal for dog walkers. The Snowdonia National Park offers a range of activities including walks and climbs for all abilities, as well as caving, fishing, kayaking, horse riding and surfing at the Surf Snowdonia Centre. The National White Water Rafting Centre is only a 40-minute drive in the direction of Bala.
With its stunning and rugged mountainous scenery, beautiful beaches, amazing food producers and outlets and choice of high adrenaline adventures; this magical part of Britain will furbish you with a lifetime of fond memories and leave you eagerly anticipating your next visit.

Bron View Cottage is in the same ownership as property ref UK10519 in the same village and the properties can be booked together to accommodate up to 9 guests.

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Accommodation details

Ground floor

The property has gas central heating and comprises:
Lounge/dining room: With period-style open fire, 28" Freeview TV, DVD and CD/radio.
Kitchen: With split level, electric oven, gas hob, microwave, fridge/freezer and washing machine.
Bathroom: With shower over bath and WC.

First floor

Bedroom 1: With double bed.
Bedroom 2: With double bed.
Bedroom 3: With single bed.

Second floor

Third floor

Fourth floor


All gas, electric, bed linen and towels included. Initial fuel for open fire provided. Travel cot, highchair and stairgate available on request. Wi-Fi.


Front enclosed garden with patio and garden furniture. Small rear courtyard. Bike store. On street parking. No smoking. Please note: This property has a security deposit of £100.
  • Nearest town
    Blaenau Ffestiniog
  • Shops
    440 yards
  • Distance
    0.25 miles
  • Restaurant
    440 yards
  • Nearest railway station
    Blaenau Ffestiniog
  • Pub
    440 yards
  • Railway station distance
    440 yards
  • Lake
    10 miles (beach)

About the local area

The area covered by Snowdonia Mountains and Coast is not surprisingly dominated by the Snowdonia National Park. However, it also includes the stunning Cambrian Coast which is also worthy of a visit.

Snowdon is at the heart of the Snowdonia National Park with the surrounding area being steeped in history and benefing from some of the most beautiful views in all of Britain. The mountain is not just tall, it has its own unique bio-diversity of plants and animals making sure your visit is truly unique from anyother.

There is no doubt that Snowdonia is one of the premier locations in UK for outdoor activities. Whatever you want to do - from mountain climbing to kayaking, cycling to windsurfing - you'll be able to enjoy it here. But you don't have to climb the mountains; you can just enjoy the scenery. Explore a castle or an underground power station. Paddle in the sea or sail a boat. Rain or shine, whatever time of year, you'll find something here to enjoy.

Things to do nearby

Snowdon Mountain Railway

Mount Snowdon dominates the glorious, ancient landscape of North Wales. The Snowdon Mountain Railway will take you to the Summit where you can enjoy fabulous views from the new visitor centre.

Llyn Crafnant

Llyn Crafnant nestles in a hanging valley high above the Vale of Conwy in the Snowdonia National Park.

Aber Falls
Aber Falls

Plunging down the cliffs at the foothills of the Carneddau mountain range is Aber falls and at over 120 feet high it is one of the finest examples of waterfalls in Wales.

Llechwedd Slate Caverns

Set in 2000 acres of lands above the town of Blaenau Festiniog Llechwedd Slate Caverns are a working slate mine. There are two underground mine tours that take you deep into the mountain.

Gwydyr Stables

The riding centre at Gwydyr Stables offers horse riding, and pony trekking just four miles from Betws y Coed

Snowdonia National Park

Situated on the west coast of Britain covering 823 square miles of diverse landscapes, Snowdonia National Park is the largest National Park in Wales.

Ogwen Valley

The Ogwen Valley is often cited as the best place for a novice climber to take there climbing to the next level.

Conwy Water Gardens

A fantastic place for fishing enthusiasts with three fully stocked coarse fishing lakes. Great for children too with otters, ducks, aquarium and reptile House all set in the picturesque Conwy Valley.

Bodnant Garden

Bodnant Garden is one of the most beautiful gardens in the UK, spanning some 80 acres and is situated above the River Conwy on ground sloping towards the west and looking across the valley towards the Snowdonia range.

Swallow Falls
Swallow Falls

A stunning series of waterfalls located close to the popular tourist town of Betws-Y-Coed. Flowing into the Llugwy river it is one of the most famous in Wales and is reached by a pleasant walk through Gwydyr Forest.

Tree Top Adventures
Tree Top Adventures

A thrilling, high level, adventurous journey 15.4m (50ft) up in the trees involving a series of engaging and exciting obstacles! Cafe and visitor centre available on site.

Gwydyr Forest
Gwydyr Forest

Gwydir Forest is a panoramic and extensive forest set in the hills to the east of Mount Snowdon.

Marin Trail
Marin Trail

The Marin Trail is a great mountain bike trail with big climbs, big descents, brilliant singletrack and truly awesome scenery.

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