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A magical cottage in a picture-postcard setting

Just a few miles north of Criccieth, in the foothills of Snowdonia, is Lower Cottage, Garreg Gron; a magical Welsh cottage steeped in character and charm. Whether you’re looking for a quiet retreat to escape the hustle and bustle of daily life, or a handy base to explore the National Park and the Llŷn Peninsula, you won’t find a more idyllic place to stay.


Lower cottage at Garreg Gron can be found down a quiet lane on the outskirts of the village of Garndolbenmaen. From the the moment you pull into the private parking space outside the cottage, you’ll know you’ve found somewhere truly special. The cornflower blue front door and dazzling whitewashed stone exterior under a blue slate roof offer a picture-postcard Welsh welcome. The dragon clinging to the cottage chimney will not escape the eagle-eyed amongst you either! The pretty cottage garden out front promises a secluded place to enjoy quiet breakfasts, weather permitting, surrounded by beautiful countryside and birdsong. Or magical evenings spent drinking in spectacular sunsets or marvelling at the dark, star-lit skies.

A home from home

But it’s only when you step inside that you will appreciate just how much love and care has gone into restoring this fabulous Welsh cottage.

The cornflower blue door opens to reveals a generous, double height living area with a comfy sofa and fireside chair, a dining area with table and chairs, and a smart open plan kitchen. The huge inglenook fireplace features a wood burner with complementary logs and kindling for cosy evenings curled up in front of the fire. Avid readers will be impressed with the selection of books in every nook and cranny. But if tech is more you thing, the cottage also has free wi-fi to connect all your gadgets and devices.

The cottage kitchen is spotless with a large fridge freezer, kettle, oven and microwave. Tea, coffee and milk are provided for guests, as well as some surprise treats! There’s also a ‘sharing cupboard’ with a selection of condiments, stock cubes, pasta, and anything else you might have forgotten.

Sweet dreams

Just off the living area is a beautifully-furnished double bedroom with a large comfy bed and plenty of space to store belongings during your stay. The window area doubles up as a lovely reading or writing space with views past the scented rose climbing around the cottage windows to the majestic peaks of the Llyn Peninsula beyond. Off the kitchen area at the back of the cottage there’s also a smart bathroom with a huge contemporary shower cubicle and plenty of fluffy towels.

Garreg Gron has been lovingly restored with charming features and quirky touches that make it feel more like a home than a holiday cottage. A truly wonderful place to stay in one of the most attractive locations in Wales.

To reserve your stay, go to www.booking.com or book direct at www.garreggroncottages.co.uk

Let’s go
Lower Cottage, Garreg Gron
Call: 07780 920653

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