The Old Quarry Hospital ref: HW7677

Blaenau Ffestiniog, Gwynedd, Snowdonia Mountains and Coast

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Sleeps
15
Sleeps
Bedrooms
7
Bedrooms
Bathrooms
3
Bathrooms
Pets
3
Pets allowed
Changover day
FRI
Changeover day
  • Barbecue 
  • Dishwasher 
  • Enclosed Garden/Patio 
  • Garden / Patio 
  • Highchair 
  • Rural Location 
  • Stairgate 
  • Woodburning Stove 
  • Cot Available 
  • Washing Machine 
  • Open Plan 
  • Parking - On Site 
  • Shower Cubicle 
  • Station within 1 mile 

Description

Perfect for year-round breaks, situated just 0.5 miles from the heart of the little slate town of Blaenau Ffestiniog, this property provides an impressive venue for large groups holidaying together. Created from the skilful conversion of the old hospital for quarry workers, it was built nearly 200 years ago and stands proudly above the town, boasting a smart, spacious and contemporary interior. Close by are Llechwedd Slate Caverns, where visitors can explore spectacular underground chambers, and the famous Ffestiniog Narrow Gauge Steam Railway for scenic journeys to the pretty little harbour town of Porthmadog. For the adventurous, the surrounding Snowdonia National Park offers exhilarating outdoor pursuits, whilst fine sandy beaches, championship golf and historic castle are in easy reach. Titan Zip World and Bounce Below are only a 5-minute walk away.Perfect for year round breaks, situated just 0.5 mile from the heart of the little slate town of Blaenau Ffestiniog, these two properties provide an impressive venue for large groups holidaying together. Created from the skilful conversion of the old hospital for quarry workers, built nearly 200 years ago now standing proudly above the town, they boast smart, spacious and contemporary interiors. Close by, Llechwedd slate caverns, where visitors can explore spectacular underground chambers, and the famous Ffestiniog narrow gauge steam railway for scenic journeys to the pretty little harbour town of Porthmadog. For the adventurous, the surrounding Snowdonia National Park offers exilarating outdoor pursuits, whilst fine sandy beaches, championship golf and historic castle are in easy reach.

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Accommodation details

Ground floor

Lower ground floor: 2 bedrooms: 1 double, 1 bunk (double bed on bottom).
Shower room with toilet.
Ground floor: Living/dining room/kitchen.
Second living room.
1 double bedroom.
Shower room with toilet.

First floor

4 bedrooms: 2 double, 2 bunk.
Bathroom with bath, shower cubicle and toilet.

Second floor

Third floor

Fourth floor

Facilities

Gas fire in second living room included. Gas woodburner in living room included. Gas central heating, electricity, bed linen and towels included. Travel cot. High chair. Nine Freeview TVs. DVDs. CD. Microwave. Washing machine. Tumble dryer. Dishwasher. Two freezers.

Miscellaneous

Enclosed garden with patio and furniture. Barbecue. Parking. Up to 3 pets welcome at £25pppw. NB: Fenced, elevated patio.
  • Nearest town
  • Shops
  • Distance
  • Restaurant
  • Nearest railway station
    Blaenau Ffestiniog
  • Pub
  • Railway station distance
    700 yards
  • Lake

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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