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Gweldon Topsail

Borth-y-Gest near Porthmadog, North Wales & Snowdonia (Ref. 1145026)


Menai Holiday Cottages rating

  • 5 Guests

  • 3 Bedrooms

  • 1 Bathroom

  • Pets Yes

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  • Cot available
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Dishwasher
  • Seaside
  • Broadband / WiFi

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8 Customer Review(s)

  • Gill

    “Only one comment, we've stayed in many places now and all have the simple things like foil, washing up liquid, salt and pepper oil,just basics that you need, otherwise the house was amazing and very comfortable.”

    - Gill, June 2024


  • Duplex apartment over the first and second floor
  • Three bedrooms: 1 x first-floor double, 1 x second-floor double, 1 x second-floor single with single sofa-bed
  • First-floor shower room with walk-in shower, basin, heated towel rail, and WC
  • First-floor kitchen/diner
  • First-floor sitting room with gas fire
  • Second-floor playroom
  • Gas central heating
  • Electric oven, gas hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, dishwasher, kettle, toaster
  • Smart TV, WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Parking in nearby car park and roadside parking available
  • Two well-behaved pets welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop and pub 0.7 miles, beach 0.3 miles
  • Note: Sleeping 5 +1 on sofa bed in single room, please contact us to advise
  • Note: Limited head space in second floor bedrooms
  • Note: The entrance to the playroom is quite small
  • Note: Steps throughout property
  • Note: Drive space is for unloading and loading only.

The property

Porthmadog 0.8 miles.

Gweldon Topsail is a beautifully presented duplex apartment set across the first and second floor of a harbourside property in Borth-y-Gest, near Porthmadog.

The property benefits from homely décor, with a yellow theme throughout, and beautiful views of the coast and countryside, making it an ideal base for friends or a family looking to explore the coast of Gwynedd.

Be welcomed into the first floor of this apartment, discovering a charming sitting room with fantastic views across the bay and harbour, an idyllic backdrop for guests as you relax beside the gas fire and enjoy a movie marathon from the Smart TV.

The kitchen is amply fitted and houses a spacious dining table, as well as a yellow armchair resting beside a pretty oval window, making it an ideal social hub for guests to cook and dine in.

On the first floor you will also discover a contemporary shower room and the first bedroom, a double, with tasteful furniture.

On the second floor, two further bedrooms await, so choose between a homely double and a single with a sofa bed that can sleep an additional guest on request.

On the second floor there is also a playroom for children, offering a tranquil space for the little ones to relax.

Escape to the beautiful coast of Gwynedd with a stay at Gweldon Topsail.

Note: This property can be booked with Ref. 1146335, together sleeping up to 9 guests.

Gweldon Apartments

Gweldon Apartments is a delightful pairing of apartments resting in the coastal village of Borth-y-Gest, near Porthmadog, Gwynedd. Sleeping a total of nine guests, and with a close by beach and ample amenities, these apartments are well thought out for accommodating friends, families, and couples alike. The properties are close to a local beach, boasting seaside views, and views towards the Eryri (Snowdonia) National Park. In Borth-y-Gest you can find the Seaview Cafe Bistro & Coffee Lounge, as well as Borth-y-Gest Pillbox, however, head over to Porthmadog for a convenience store and a great selection of cafés, restaurants, and pubs, with options including The Australia, The Big Book Café, and The Ship Inn. Porthmadog also houses its Maritime Museum and Ffestiniog & Welsh Highland Railways, as well as being close to the beautiful Italian-style Portmeirion. For watersports, head over to Pwllheli, or visit Criccieth for its incredible castle and sandy beaches. Harlech is another must-visit location, boasting a renowned golf course, homemade ice cream and independent shops, as well as a fantastic castle with stunning coastal views, and another sandy beach. The properties are also well situated to make the most of the incredible Eryri National Park, where there are many breath-taking walks, mountain biking trails, birdwatching opportunities, and adventure sports at Zip World. There is so much to be explored from Gweldon Apartments.

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

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About the location


Harlech 5 miles; Caernarfon 19 miles.

The bustling harbour town of Porthmadog lies on the Glaslyn Estuary and enjoys a stunning setting. The gateway to the Snowdonia National Park, Porthmadog is full of individual shops and restaurants, and home to the Ffestiniog Railway and the Welsh Highland railway where you can travel by steam through spectacular Snowdonia scenery, to Blaenau Ffestiniog or Caerforn . The pretty village of Borth Y Gest, with its cliffs and coves, is a short walk or drive from the town. The well known and unique Italianate village of Portmeirion is just down the coast. Situated on a rugged clifftop on its own private peninsula, Portmeirion, famous as the location of the TV show The Prisoner and the final episode of Cold Feet, is surrounded by miles of sandy beaches and woodlands. The area also boasts castles at Criccieth and Harlech, and superb unspoilt beaches such as Black Rock Sands, where the sands stretch as far as the eye can see. Also within reach is the famous Zip World Slate Caverns and Bounce Below where you can get involved with a variety of activities including the thrilling zip wires and underground caverns to explore; there is something here to suit the whole family. An ideal location for the attractions of Snowdonia and the The Lleyn Peninsula.

Note: Sleeping 5 +1 on sofa bed in single room, please contact us to advise.
Note: Limited head space in second floor bedrooms.
Note: The entrance to the playroom is quite small.
Note: Steps throughout property.
Note: Drive space is for unloading and loading only.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas