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Bwthyn Siliwen (Old Bath House)

Bangor, North Wales & Snowdonia (Ref. 1069266)

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  • Icon/Feature/Off-road parking Off road parking
  • Icon/Feature/Ground floor bedroom Ground floor accommodation
  • Icon/Feature/Ground floor bedroom Ground floor bedroom
  • Icon/Feature/Open fire Open fire
  • Icon/Feature/Garden or Patio Garden / Patio
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Highchair available
  • Icon/Feature/Shop Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Icon/Feature/Dishwasher Dishwasher
  • Icon/Feature/By the sea Seaside
  • Icon/Feature/WiFi Broadband / WiFi

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6 Customer Review(s)

  • “Location exceeded expectations.”

    Facilities good (even the kitchen equipment, though there were a few things lacking), beds comfy, sound system didn't work and TV only via wifi. Generally a brilliant place to stay.

    Facilities good (even the kitchen equipment, though there were a few things lacking), beds comfy, sound system didn't work and TV only via wifi. Generally a brilliant place to stay.

    - Mr Blake, September 2021

The property

Experience the North Wales coast like never before on an unforgettable escape to Bwthyn Siliwen (Old Bath House).

Renovated to a high standard, this unique self-catering cottage rests in a commanding position overlooking the Menai Strait.

Accessible by a 4x4 when the tide is out and always accessible by foot, visitors can enjoy the exclusivity and tranquility of this attractive abode, whilst taking in the spectacular views of the sea.

Those who do not have a 4x4 need not panic, the friendly owner is on hand to provide transport across to the property when checking in.

Make yourself feel right at home in this characterful abode, as you take to the stylish and well-equipped kitchen to pop on the kettle and cook up a tasty afternoon snack with the help of the contemporary electrical appliances.

Move your way into the light and airy dining room, chatting with friends as you gather at the rustic wood table and exchange your most memorable moments from the holiday so far, before mapping out new and exciting plans exploring this incredible country.

Kick back and relax in the sitting room as you snuggle together on the plush sofas and watch an entertaining movie on the impressive Smart TV that hangs proudly abode the decorative fireplace.

Continue the festivities out in the garden as you delight in drinks on the patio whilst the children play happily on the lawn.

Back inside, two fabulous ground-floor bedrooms await you; a beautiful double-size and a restful triple bunk room, both served by an attractive ground-floor bathroom with a spacious tub and overhead shower, allowing you to choose how to best prepare for the day ahead.

Up the staircase, one further double-size and one king-size bedroom offer a wonderful space to lay your head to rest, together providing ample sleeping space for up to nine guests.

Across the way, a smart and sophisticated shower room with traditional Victorian Tiling completes the interior of the cottage.

When the tide is out, be sure to head to the centre of Bangor and discover a wide range of landmarks and attractions such as the 1971 Eisteddfod Gorsedd Stones, Garth Pier and Roman Camp, as well as a good selection of shops, pubs and restaurants where you can wine and dine.

Head on over to the Isle of Anglesey to visit the towns of Menai Bridge and Beaumaris, discovering the Victorian Prison of Beaumaris Goal, the Menai Bridges Exhibition and the imposing fortress of Beaumaris Castle, as well as many exciting trips out to sea where you can spot Puffin Island and the headlands of Llandudno.

Meet friendly barn animals and exotic sea creatures at attractions such as Foel Farm Park and the Anglesey Sea Zoo, or spend the day at GreenWood Family Park and Pili Palas Zoo, a real hit with children.

Venture into the heart of Snowdonia National Park and uncover a plethora of thrilling hiking routes and cycle paths such as Snowdon Peak, Pont Pen-y Benglog and Gwydir Forest Park, as well as the ancient quarries of Dinorwic Slate and Llechwedd.

Live many incredible moments with your nearest and dearest on a fun-filled family holiday to Bwthyn Siliwen (Old Bath House).


  • Four bedrooms: 1 x king-size, 1 x Double, 1 x ground-floor Double, 1 x ground-floor triple bunk
  • Ground-floor bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC
  • Shower room with walk-in shower, basin and WC
  • Dining room with woodburning stove
  • Sitting room
  • Gas central heating with woodburning stove
  • Initial supply of logs and kindling provided
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge, freezer, wine fridge, dishwasher, Smart TV, WiFi, a selection of books
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Off-road parking available
  • Enclosed wrap-around garden with lawned area and patio with outdoor seating
  • Washer/dryer
  • Gas BBQ
  • One well-behaved dog welcome
  • Travel cot provided, please bring your own linen
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop 0.7 miles, pub 0.3 miles
  • Note: This property is only accessible when the tide is out and by a 4x4 car, if guests do not have a 4x4 car the owner will arrange transport to the property
  • Note: The high tide comes in for around 2 hours per day, during this time the property is not accessible by car
  • Please check the tide times online
  • The property can still be accessed by foot when the tide is in by walking through a field
  • Note: An additional dog will be accepted at a charge of £20
  • Note: Check in at 4pm, check out at 10am

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £150.

About the location


Menai Bridge 2.5 miles; Beaumaris 7 miles; Caernarfon 10 miles; Llanberis 11 miles.

Bangor is a university town on the North Wales coast with a large range of shops, bars and restaurants. It is the main crossing point for the Isle of Anglesey with two road bridges across the Menai Strait. Across the water, the castle and pier at Beaumaris make a lovely day out, or you can catch a boat to enjoy a trip out to Puffin Island. The Anglesey Coastal Path takes in beautiful scenery, and the island is home to many fine beaches including Rhosneigr, Trearddur Bay and Red Wharf Bay. The NT mansion Plas Newydd is on the island, while on the mainland further NT properties can be found including Penrhyn Castle and Bodnant Gardens. The spectacular mountains and lakes of Snowdonia are just a short drive way, with plenty of castles, beaches and other attractions on offer in this wonderful region. Bangor and the Menai Straits really do offer the best of both worlds!

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £150.
Note: No charge for one dog, £20 for second dog.
Note: This property is only accessible when the tide out or by a 4x4 car, if guests do not have a 4x4 car the owner will arrange transport to the property.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas