Self-catering, Holiday, Cottage, Accommodation Near Lake Bala, Snowdonia, North Wales, UK

Abercelyn Cottages (3 Cottages, accommodating 3, 4 or 6) - Please telephone: 0739 1099 724 for bookings

Cottages in Wales for a holiday to suit families, including dogs, adventure seekers and those just chilling-out. Self-catering, holiday accommodation, near Lake Bala, Snowdonia, North Wales. The quality, family friendly, holiday cottages are available for shortbreaks or weekly stays. The three traditional cottages are located with easy access of the activities and attractions available around Bala, within the Snowdonia National Park and North and Mid-Wales. Weekly stays, or more, may be booked at anytime, shortbreaks are available (3-nights at weekends or 4-nights midweek) but with advanced booking restrictions for the peak periods.

Excellent local suppliers for local, home-made and organic produce including 2 award-winning butchers who will deliver to your cottage.

Abercelyn Cottages is run by the owners, who takes pride in ensuring that the accommodation, service and facilities are of a high standard. Abercelyn Tithe Barn 1 (for 3) and Tithe Barn 2 (for 4) cottages are graded by VisitWales as 5 Star (exceptional quality) while the Poor House (for 6), previously known as Abercelyn Cottage, is graded as 4-star (excellent quality). Abercelyn is well situated to take advantage of the various activities on offer around Bala, in the Snowdonia National Park, and in particular the outstanding local water-sports facilities and un-crowded walking in three mountain ranges, with the Aran ridge nearby. As well  as self-catering cottage accommodation there is also quality bed & breakfast (5-Star) accommodation available. There is a library of walking & canoeing guide books together with our advice on outdoor activities. There is a lockable bike store, bike wash facilities and drying room available. The award-winning landscaped garden is available for visitors to explore. The garden is an ideal place for bird watching and the area has varied wildlife with many nature reserves.

Fully booked for Christmas - we have availability for New Year

Abercelyn Cottages features:

  • En-suite bathrooms
  • Dishwashers
  • Washing machines
  • Flat-screen TV with DVD, digital TV and radio
  • HiFi unit
  • Full central heating, adequate supply of hot water, dual-fuel heated towel rails
  • Each cottage has its own sunny patio with furniture and barbecue
  • Information folder for the Bala area and Snowdonia
  • Bike store and bike wash facility
  • Use of facilities in Abercelyn Country House: drying room, tourist information, walking maps and guide books
  • Use of the award-winning landscaped, mature garden of Abercelyn Country House
  • There is adequate spacing for parking several cars and boat trailers
  • Cot & high-chair available upon request
  • Free WiFi - wireless access to Broadband Internet in each cottage and BT-Hub in Abercelyn Country House
  • Well behaved dogs allowed in two of the Cottages (Tithe Barn 1 and Poor House)

Features of the location are:

  • Close to Bala with a choice of restaurants, Inns, shops, etc.
  • Overlooking Lake Bala (Llyn Tegid)
  • In the Snowdonia National Park
  • An ideal location for visiting North and Mid-Wales
  • Near to nature reserves, woodlands and bird reserves
  • Walks directly from Abercelyn Cottages
  • GoBala Trails leaflets (all-ability, walk, bike, canoe, car...) available at Abercelyn
  • Mountain walking in three mountain ranges
  • Outstanding water-sport facilities including the National White-water Centre
  • Suggested "things to do" around Bala and in North and Mid-Wales
  • You can walk your dog on our land or along the lake

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Special Offers for Abercelyn guests:


To see more of the holiday, cottage, accommodation in Wales look at the Virtual Tours and Slideshows which can be selected from from the Menu above. The holiday cottages to rent are situated overlooking Lake Bala, a short walk to the town of Bala, in the Snowdonia National Park, North Wales. Bed and Breakfast accommodation is also available in Abercelyn Country House, which is 5-Star Gold award (VisitWales) and certainly comparable with many hotels. In total the self-catering and B&B accommodation can accommodate 19 persons plus infants (2 cots available).