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Amenities – Hen Aelwyd yr Urdd – Sleeps 2

Set in the popular village of Llan Ffestiniog in the magnificent Snowdonia National Park, this pretty Welsh cottage dates back over a hundred years, and is the perfect cosy retreat for couples seeking a romantic getaway. Offering compact and comfortable accommodation, the cottage boasts a splendid inglenook Ffestiniog Holiday Cottages, Snowdonia exterior Viewfireplace complete with fantastic multi fuel stove, exposed beams, and upstairs, a spacious and inviting double bedroom and a modern shower room. Village facilities are all within walking distance and the thriving town of Blaenau Ffestiniog is only 3 miles away. There are a wealth of activities available to the visitor in the surrounding area with great walking and climbing, fascinating caverns to explore and the beautiful North Wales coastline less than half an hour’s drive away. A character cottage that is sure to delight at any time of the year. An ideal holiday base all year round. Hen Aelwyd yr Urdd is also dog friendly and has free Wifi.


lounge area Ffestiniog Holiday CottagesThe cottage is away from the main thoroughfare, and with no passing traffic makes it a ‘perfect getaway from it all’ location. There are some fantastic walks, lakes & waterfalls from the cottage, and the area is great for fishing and golfing. The Pengwern community village pub and shop is only a 2 minute walk from the cottage.

The slate mining town of Blaenau Ffestiniog is only 3 miles away and offers an array of eating establishments, pubs, shops, chemist, garage & leisure centre/swimming pool. Blaenau Ffestiniog is also the home to the World Famous Ffestiniog Narrow Gauge Steam railway which links to the harbour town of Porthmadog.Porthmadog Harbour

Features & Facilities include:

•         Open plan living accommodation with well appointed lounge & dining area with inglenook fireplace housing an Aga multi fuel stove on a slate hearth, and exposed beams throughout the downstairs.

•         The kitchen area is well equipped with electric cooker/grill, hob and extractor hood, microwave, fridge with icebox & washer/dryer.

•         Double bedroom with matching corona bedroom furniture. A light & airy bedroom

•         Upstairs shower room is well appointed.

•         Complimentary bottle of wine & welcome gift on arrival

•         Electricity & starter pack of fuel for Multi fuel stove included.

•         Free Internet access.

•         Bed Linen, towels and tea towels are all provided, together with the following ‘consumables’:  Washing up liquid, washing up brush, cloth & sponge, washing powder/liquid, dishcloths, and tea towels. Liquid soaps by washbasins, toilet roll and bin bags. We also provide a small supply of Tea, Coffee & Sugar and a selection of Herbal & Fruit Teas. There is also a condiment set of Salt, Pepper & Vinegar, and a small selection of assorted herbs & spices.

•         2 well behaved dogs welcome (please bring own dog beds and towels)

•         Roadside parking 50 yards from property (can park outside cottage to unload only).

•         Village shop, Post office & Pub all within a 2 minute walk

•         Strictly No Smoking

•         LCD TV/DVD with FreeSat, CD/radio & iPod dock. There is a good selection of DVD’s, books & games

•         Small rear courtyard, with lock up storage suitable for a couple of mountain bikes.


Note: Property is opposite a small, quiet local authority storage yard, which is well-kept and enjoys views encompassing the Moelwyn mountains. Note: Shower is over a bath but due to hot water tank capacity showers only are advisable.