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Price: £225 to £475

Sleeps: 1 to 6

Contact: Mr. Michael Ellis or Mrs. Maureen Ellis

 Telephone: 01538 300160
Gwalia, Dolwyddelan, Snowdonia

Property Information:

Gwalia our beautiful 3 bedroom self-catering cottage is ideally located for your holiday requirements. Comfortably sleeping 6 people, making it perfect for that family or group break. Whether you are looking for an active holiday, touring or a peaceful getaway, you will find it here. The price you see is what you pay no extra hidden costs. Discounts available for breaks of two weeks or more.

'Gwalia’ which means ‘by the river’ in welsh, is made from slate found from around the area. It is situated within the breath taking scenery of Snowdonia National park, on the main Dolgellau Road, the A470 which connects North and South Wales. The postcode for Gwalia is LL250EJ.

The restaurants, shop, and post Office are all within walking distance.

Gwalia can offer you:

Cosy lounge with wood burner (wood provided). Tv, dvd and Cd player. Fully equipped dining kitchen. Downstairs wc. Two double bedrooms and one single bedroom with bunk-beds. Bathroom with shower over bath. Bed linen is provided but not towels.

To the front of the cottage are open views to the surrounding mountains. parking is on road directly in front of the cottage.

To the rear is a steep garden with patio terraces providing areas for barbecues. From the top of the garden you can see over the cottage roof, and have views all around of the forests and mountains.


The picturesque village of Dolwyddelan is situated in Lledr valley North Wales within the beautiful Snowdonia National Park. Surrounded by breathtaking views and ideally situated for walking, touring, fishing, biking, horse riding, and more, a paradise for all outdoor pursuits.

There are many scenic public footpaths out of the village including one to Dolwyddelan's very own 13th century castle which stands proudly overlooking the village. The village is famed for the castle and also as being the birth place of Llewellyn the Great.

In the centre of the village stands St Gwyddelan’s church which dates from 1500AD. The church houses a 7th century bell believed to have been owned by the Irish St Gwyddelan himself.

The Village has two restaurants, one a pub serving bar meals, Y Gwydyr, and the other a little more upscale Elan's Castle Hotel with a restaurant. There is also a Spar supermarket, and a Post Office.

Dolwyddelan boasts its own train station, Pont Y Pant station. One of the delightful Conwy Valley Line train stations. Don’t forget to stick your hand out to stop the train. This runs trains frequently to places such as Betws-y-Coed and Llandudno which are also within easy driving distances. Betws is a popular tourist spot which is only 5 miles away and has lots of excellent restaurants, shops and more scenic walks. Dolwyddelan is also on most local bus routes.

Places to go

Are the great mountain walks, cycling, Horse Riding, climbing, kayaking, bird watching and several golf courses not enough to keep you occupied? The sights of Llewellyn the Greats Castle, or the church of the Irish Saint not enough to wet your appetite?

Well there is a host of places to go, so why stop at that. Here’s just a taster of what you could do.

Mount Snowdon

Yr Wyddfa in welsh meaning ‘The Tumulus’. Consisting of 11 peaks, the highest peak reaching 3,560ft. Mount Snowdon is the highest mountain in Wales or England. A climb to the summit will be rewarded on a clear day with views of England, Ireland and Scotland.