Y Waun ref: UK10117

Harlech, near Porthmadog, Snowdonia Mountains and Coast

4 Star Self Catering



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  • Bike Store 
  • Dishwasher 
  • Enclosed Garden/Patio 
  • Garden / Patio 
  • Golf nearby 
  • Highchair 
  • Pub within 1 mile 
  • Pets – no charge 
  • WiFi 
  • Cot Available 
  • Washing Machine 
  • Coastal within 1 mile 
  • Coastal within 3 miles 
  • Coastal within 5 miles 
  • Station within 1 mile 


Superbly located at the front of a quiet residential housing estate overlooked by the magnificent 12th-century Harlech Castle, this delightful semi-detached property is perfect for family seaside holidays and relaxing winter escapes. It boasts an enclosed rear lawned garden, a patio area to the front and is complete with a bike store, so bring along your bikes to explore the many peaceful country lanes the area has to offer.
Y Waun is just a short stroll from a championship golf course and a fabulous expanse of golden sandy beach as well as plenty of cafés, restaurants, interesting bric-a-brac shops and an excellent ice cream shop in the old historic town of Harlech. A myriad of outdoor activities are available in the nearby Snowdonia National Park including climbing, walking and white water rafting. Do not miss a visit to the area’s most exciting visitor attraction, Zip World Titan, the first four-person zip wire in Europe, along with Zip World Caverns and Bounce Below for a fun day underground.
A great day out can also be found at nearby Portmeirion, the Italianate village made famous by the TV serious The Prisoner, and now home to the annual Festival No.6. Porthmadog is also within easy reach which is the start of both the world famous narrow gauge Ffestiniog Railway and the Welsh Highland Railway for scenic trips into the mountains. Beach 1 mile. Shop, pub and restaurant ½ mile.

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Accommodation details

Ground floor

2 steps to entrance.
Living room: With electric wood burner, Freesat TV and Xbox 360.
Dining room.
Kitchen: With breakfast area, electric cooker, microwave, fridge/freezer, dishwasher, washing machine, tumble dryer and tiled floor.
Separate toilet.

First floor

Bedroom 1: With double bed and Freesat TV.
Bedroom 2: With double bed and Freesat TV.
Bedroom 3: With double bed and Freesat TV.
Bathroom: With shower over bath, toilet and heated towel rail.

Second floor

Third floor

Fourth floor


Electric storage heaters, electricty, bed linen, towels and Wi-Fi included. Travel cot and highchair. Welcome pack.


Rear enclosed lawned garden with sitting-out area. Front patio area. Bike store. On road parking. No smoking.
  • Nearest town
  • Shops
    0.5 miles
  • Distance
    10.0 miles
  • Restaurant
    0.5 miles
  • Nearest railway station
  • Pub
    0.5 miles
  • Railway station distance
    500 yards
  • Lake
    1.0 mile (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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