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BRYN AWEL Traditional characterful cottage.4 miles from Betws y Coed.

Bryn Awel.
Certificate of Excellence
36 reviews
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Bryn Awel. View from the bedroom.
The local pub.
Penmachno on a frosty morning.
Penmachno, 4 miles from Betws y Coed.
Machno Valley.
Autumn morning mist. Penmachno.
The moors above Penmachno.
Welsh mountain sheep.
Welsh Mountain sheep.
Snowdonia National Park.
Penmaenpwll, near Dolgellau. Pub, RSPB reserve, bike trail and footpath to Barmouth.
Tal y Llyn. South of Dolgellau. 2 pubs serving food on the lakeside. Fishing.
Beaumaris, on Anglesey, from Bangor.
Wild Welsh poppies.
Winter sunrise. Penmachno.
Winter sunset. Penmachno.
Blaenau Ffestiniog.
Nant Ffrancon.
Snowdon on an icey morning.
Looking towards Snowdon at dusk in December.
Winter sun. Llyn Tegid. Bala.
Llyn Mair, near Maentwrog.
Path from Llyn Mair to Tan y Bwlch Station, for the Ffestiniog Railway.
Below Blaenau Ffestiniog.
Blaenau Ffestiniog. 20 minutes from Penmachno.
Zip World, Bounce Below and Mountain biking at Blaenau Ffestiniog. 20 minutes from Penmachno.
Snowdonia has areas of precious temperate rainforest eco systems.
Portmeirion on a winter morning.
Cnicht from Plas Brondanw. Cafe and gardens.
Cherry blossom at Plas Brondanw.
Spring snow and cloud on Snowdon, from Plas Brondanw.
Good food, local ales and views of Snowdon. Llanfrothen, close to Plas Brondanw.
Above Penmachno.
North Wales hosts a number of Rally events.
Above Penmachno.
Bluebells on the hillside in the Machno Valley.
Cardigan Bay, South of Fairbourne.
Cardigan Bay.
Europe's longest Zipwire. 
Bethesda. 30 minutes from Penmachno.
The quarry at Bethesda that the Zipwire spans! An ultimate adrenaline experience!
Looking South across Cardigan Bay from Cricieth
Harlech beach.
Harlech Castle from the beach.
Looking across to the Lleyn Penninsula from Harlech beach.
The Smallest House. Conwy.
The Ugly House. Betws y Coed.
The famous Swallow Falls is only 5 miles from Penmachno.
Swallow Falls.
Conwy Falls Cafe. 2 miles from the cottage.
Go Below Underground Adventures is based at Conwy Falls Cafe.
Borth y Gest, near Porthmadog.
Llanberis Pass in the mist.
Llyn Padern and Snowdon.
Capel Curig.
Ty Mawr Wybernant. National Trust.
Siabod. Viewed from the A5 just 3 miles from the cottage.
Cottage -
2 Bedrooms , 1 Bathroom , Sleeps 4
Penmachno, Snowdonia National Park, North Wales, Wales
Bryn Awel is a cosy, traditional and characterful stone cottage situated in the centre of the historic and tranquil village of Penmachno, within the Snowdonia National Park, 4 miles from Betws y Coed.
It features original tiled floors, sash windows and pine doors, antique furniture and a wood burning stove, a small but well equipped kitchen and a ground floor bathroom with shower over bath. Wooden stairs lead to the double and twin bedrooms which have stripped pine floors with rugs, original fireplaces and pine furniture.
An initial basket of logs is provided for the wood burner and you will be able to purchase more in Betws y Coed if required.
Bed linen and towels are included.
Bryn Awel has free WiFi, Sky Freeview TV, DVDs, books and old fashioned games such as cards, dominoes and chess. There are also books, leaflets and maps showing...
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About the Owner, Anne C
Languages spoken: English
Response Rate: 100 %
Response Time: Within a few hours
Calendar Updated: 4 days ago
Listed since : Dec 2016
Overall rating: 5.0 / 5.0
Based on 36 reviews and 1 property
Interaction with guests
We usually leave the keys in a key-safe and allow guests to enjoy their stay without contacting them. However, we live nearby, in Penmachno, and we are happy to answer any queries and to offer advice and information on local attractions and things to do.
The cottage has a good selection of information; books, leaflets, maps and details of local pubs and restaurants etc.
We are happy to answer any questions at enquiry stage and once a booking has been made so please do not hesitate to contact us.
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Listing #HL8463254
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Excellent - based on 36 reviews
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago for a stay in March 2018

This would be our third time staying at the cottage and it just keeps getting better and better always plenty so see and do in the area and Bryn Awel never dissapoints ! This time we had wifi although we did not need to use ut much as we were out and about it came in super handy when needing...

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So pleased you enjoyed your stay! Come back again soon!


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Paul F
1 review
Reviewed 3 weeks ago for a stay in March 2018

Such a beautiful cottage in the picturesque village of Penmachno. Lovely and warm, clean and has everything you need. Lots of walks, bike tracks and only a short drive or bus to betws-y-coed and surrounding areas. It's had wifi installed since our last visit which is great. A fantastic place within the heart of the Snowdonia national park. Honestlty cannot...

Management response:

Thank you so much for the great review! We are so pleased that you enjoyed your stay and look forward to your next visit!


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Naeema P
1 review
Reviewed 15 February 2018 for a stay in February 2018

Annes place was in a great location, situated in a cute little town surrounded by hills. As it was snowing a lot when we arrived, we had a cosy day in with a wood fire and popped into Betws y Coed for some groceries which was close by. The house was exactly the same in the pictures and there was...

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Thank you so much for the lovely review. We are so glad that you enjoyed your visit and hope that you will be able to come back sometime.


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  • Cable/satellite TV
  • Cooker
  • Dining Seats (4)
  • Double Beds:(1)
  • DVD Player
  • Fireplace
  • Freezer
  • Full Baths (1)
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (4)
  • Microwave
  • Mountain Views
  • Private Garden
  • Refrigerator
  • Single Beds:(2)
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Not kid-friendly
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 4:00 PM
    Check out: 11:00 AM
4 guests maximum. No parties or extra guests. No smoking. No pets. The cottage is not suitable for children under 12 years of age. Please leave all wet and muddy clothing and...
    1 Full bath
    2 Twins
    1 Full
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  • Damage Deposit: €115 / stay - Deposit
  • Cleaning fee: €29 / stay - Fee
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About the neighbourhood
A quiet village in a beautiful upland valley. Penmachno is close to Betws y Coed and provides easy access to all that Snowdonia has to offer. If you have not visited North Wales before then do have a look at our photos and contact us if you have any questions.
Getting around
You will need a car to get the best from your visit to this area.
If you prefer to travel to Wales by train car hire is available in Llandudno.
You will need to book your car hire before you travel.
There is a local bus service.
The railway station in Betws y Coed connects to the main rail network.
Car recommended
How to get there
From the A5, just outside Betws y Coed, take the B4406 and proceed for 2 miles into the centre of Penmachno.
We will provide detailed directions to the cottage itself when the booking has been confirmed.
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Horse Riding Nearby.
Nearby cities
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