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Llys Elen

Nant Gwynant, North Wales & Snowdonia (Ref. 1093802)


Menai Holiday Cottages rating

  • 6 Guests

  • 3 Bedrooms

  • 2 Bathrooms

  • Pets No

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  • Off road parking
  • Open fire
  • Garden / Patio
  • Cot available
  • Highchair available
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Broadband / WiFi

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19 Customer Review(s)

  • Debbie

    “We've had a lovely stay.”

    Your cottage is in a beautiful spot with fantastic views.

    Your cottage is in a beautiful spot with fantastic views.

    - Debbie, Sep 2023


  • Three bedrooms: 1 x double with en-suite walk-in shower, basin and WC, 2 x double
  • Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC
  • Cloakroom with basin and WC
  • Living/kitchen room with woodburning stove
  • Dining room
  • Sitting room with woodburning stove
  • Oil central heating and 2x wood burning stove
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, dishwasher, WiFi
  • Fuel, power and starter pack for woodburning stove inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Highchair and travel cot available on request
  • Off road parking for two cars
  • Multi-level garden with patio, furniture, raised gravel
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shop 3 miles, pub 3 miles
  • Note: The steps up to the raised garden are quite steep, please take care and ensure children are supervised
  • Check-in from 4pm, check-out by 10am

The property

Beddgelert 3.5 miles.

This lovely cottage, Llys Elen, is located in Nant Gwynant, Gwynedd.

Llys Elen is an ideal base for a group of four or a family of six, as it is situated in a prime location near Eryri (Snowdonia) National Park and offers views of the famed peak from its traditional interior and garden.

Step into the living/kitchen space, where you can whip up delicious meals in the well-appointed kitchen or unwind in the sitting area to a cracking fire as the woodburning stove adds a gentle warmth to the space.

Dine at the six-seat dining table or al fresco on the rear patio or elevated terrace, with breath-taking mountain views as a backdrop.

There is also a sitting area with inviting sofas and a wood-burning stove, ideal for curling up with a book.

Climb the stairs to the first floor, where you can indulge in soak in the bath or freshen up under the overhead shower, before retiring to one of the three well-appointed double bedrooms, one of which features an en suite shower room.

Adjacent to your new holiday home is the well-known Watkins Path, which offers a scenic route up to the Yr Wyddfa (Snowdon) Summit.

Take a trip to the historic village of Beddgelert where you can visit Gelerts grave the faithful hound of the medieval Welsh Prince Llewelyn the Great, or pop in to Glaslyn ice cream parlour for a tasty local treat!

You can enjoy a range of watersports on Llyn Peris, tour the World Heritage site of Dinorwig Quarry, and delve into history at the National Slate Museum and Dolbadarn Castle at Llanberis.

If you come for the sights and not the trek, you can ride a train from Llanberis to the summit of the renowned Yr Wyddfa (Snowdon) Peak.

Continue to Blaenau Ffestiniog, where you can explore Zip World Llechwedd's underground mines, or travel to Betws-y-Coed for treetop thrills at Zip World Forest and walks to Swallow Falls Waterfall.

Your North Wales adventure begins at Llys Elen.

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £200.

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About the location


Beddgelert 3.5 miles; Porthmadog 10 miles; Betws-y-Coed 13 miles.

The tiny hamlet of Nant Gwynant is situated in the Nant Gwynant Valley, surrounded by some of the most dramatic and beautiful scenery in the whole of the Eryri (Snowdonia) National Park. Overlooked by the Yr Wyddfa (Snowdon), Yr Aran and Moel Hebog mountains and with wonderful wooded valleys, towering rocky slopes, hidden lakes and waterfalls all providing magnificent views, this is a fantastic location for anyone who enjoys the outdoors. Enjoy climbing, walking and mountain biking, with one of the main routes for ascending Yr Wyddfa (Snowdon), via the famous Watkin Path, starting in the valley. Nearby is Beddgelert, regarded as one of the most attractive villages in the United Kingdom and named after the famous legend of Gelert the dog. This lovely riverside village boasts quality pubs and eating houses as well as excellent outdoor pursuit centres, offering a variety of activities. Close by are wonderful beaches, castles, National Trust properties, slate caverns, mountain railways and the Portmeirion Italianate Village.

Note: Please be aware the steps up to the higher part of the garden are steep and uneven
Note: The TV can only be used with the DVD player - there is Super fast WiFi available for streaming
Note: Please be aware there are no curtains or blinds in the ground floor rooms
Note: Please be aware the bedrooms have Yale locks, the keys should not be removed under any circumstances

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas