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Hunting Lodge Pet-Friendly Cottage in Criccieth, Gwynedd

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sleeps 10
4 rooms
2 bathrooms

Hunting Lodge Pet-Friendly Cottage description

Holiday home
Hunting Lodge is a stone built detached lodge situated behind the walled entrance gates on the Talhenbont Hall Country Estate near to Criccieth in North Wales. With two double bedrooms, one twin and one family room as well as two family bathrooms, this cottage can sleep ten people. The cottage also contains a well-equipped kitchen and a split-level sitting room with a dining area. Outside the cottage is a private garden area with a patio, outdoor furniture and a BBQ as well as plenty of off road parking. There are also fishing, tennis and woodland walks included with this cottage. With a number of other cottages on site making it ideal for large groups of over thirty people, Hunting Lodge is a wonderful holiday home for anyone wishing to explore the delights of North Wales.

In a truly idyllic position and in the heart of the beautiful unspoilt countryside of the Lleyn Peninsula, lies the 100-acre estate of Talhenbont. Full of immaculate cottages that have been thoughtfully renovated to the highest standards, this is one of the finest self catering retreats in Wales. With range of on-site amenities, such as an all weather tennis court, outdoor chess, numerous pet animals and "The Quackery" - which houses a great variety of birds - guests will be spoiled for choice before even leaving the estate. There are a number of great activities outside of Talhenbont, however, including a one and a half mile stretch of river which provides excellent walks and safe areas for children to play or paddle. This river has also been made a designated habitat for otters and offers salmon and sea trout fishing. In addition the area offers castles, beaches, golf courses and the Snowdonia National Park.

Famous for its choirs, stunning mountain ranges and beautiful valleys, this wonderful country has something for everyone. From Snowdonia in North Wales to the Brecon Beacons and the Pembrokeshire Coast in the South.

Electric panel radiators with electric stove. Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, tumble dryer, dishwasher, TV with Freeview, DVD. Fuel and power inc. in rent. Bed linen and towels inc. in rent. Cot and highchair available on request. Ample off road parking. Private garden with furniture and BBQ. Fishing inc. in rent. Shared use of grounds, gardens, the Quackery, outdoor lawn chess (for adults) and all weather outdoor tennis courts. Pets Welcome (please bring own dog beds, blankets and towels) Sorry, no smoking. Shop, pub and beach 2 miles. Note: Dragon Raiders activity park, Segway and Bear Grylls survival academy is close by and discounts are available for guests at the cottage (please arrange directly with the cottage owner or estate manager).


  • Accepts Pets
  • Cooker
  • Cots
  • Dishwasher
  • Fishing
  • Fishing available
  • Fridge
  • Garden
  • High chair
  • Kettle
  • Linen provided
  • Near golf
  • Parking
  • Parking space
  • Towels provided
  • TV
  • Washing machine

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Mrs Bixter
August 2015
The accommodation was lovely and the grounds were absolutely amazing. It was so nice to be able to walk out of the front door and into such lovely surroundings. It was ideal with a youngster and two dogs. Everything you could need on holiday.
Miss Handley
August 2014
Very well equipped cottage with everything you would need. Lovely grounds with beautiful woodland and places to walk dogs.
Mrs Faulkner
September 2014
The area was brilliant and the facilities on the estate excellent. Would love to go again. My grandchildren came for the day and they loved the playground and The Quackery. The owners were excellent hosts and they made certain we were made welcome.
Mrs Hemmings
September 2011
Excellent location in fabulous woodland. We loved the quackery. Would definitely recommend this accommodation.
Mr Young
July 2012
The lodge is on a fabulous property, lovely walks along the river and my children really enjoyed the sheep and the peacocks. The location is very quiet.
Mr Vardy
September 2012
Ability to visit lots of places in North Wales within in 2 hours.
Mrs Snow
October 2012
The estate within which the cottage was located was superb with loads of animals (sheep, peacocks, geese and ducks) which we thoroughly enjoyed feeding. The owners were lovely and nothing was too much trouble for them. There was also a lovely walk by the river which was gorgeous.
Mrs Smailes
August 2013
When we first arrived at the Lodge, and opened the door into the lounge we all said 'wow', it really is the most attractive place. The Lodge and the surroundings were unbelievable, my family and I spent a whole morning exploring and feeding the animals. I have travelled all over the world and never stayed anywhere so beautiful.
Mr Morris
July 2014
Peaceful and quiet with beautiful surroundings and a river valley; a lovely cottage. Enjoyable trips to feed the animals and friendly owners and staff. Close enough to nice beaches, villages and shops. A lovely holiday.
Mrs Hellewell
August 2010
Fab location. Lovely to be away with family. Friendly and helpful staff. The estate was great in itself; the beautiful river, the grounds, the Fools forest, Fort Good, the Quackery and the tennis court. Lots to entertain the kids.
Mr Freeman
April 2011
The location of Talhenbont Hall was excellent. Having the ability to walk in the grounds with the river, sheep and birds was a real highlight.
Mrs Clanford
May 2011
The location was outstanding, total peace and tranquillity. It's a credit to the owner for the environmentally friendly and perfect attention to detail for a lovely holiday. The river was beautiful, you could have been anywhere in the world and could not beat this spot, thank you!
Mrs Littlewood
September 2009
Lovely cottage and surrounding area. The forest walks especially were excellent.
Mrs Nixon
November 2009
Location and facilities on site were very good. Owners very welcoming, friendly and happy to help. Children loved feeding the birds in the Quackery and there were some lovely walks in the woods. You could fill a day without having to go out of the grounds! There was enough to keep the children entertained and yet quiet and peaceful.
Mrs Clarkson
August 2009
The grounds surrounding the Hunting Lodge were spectacular. We enjoyed having the use of a tennis court.
Mr Fernbank
July 2011
Beautiful surroundings and really friendly and helpful staff.
Dr Mercer
July 2008
The location was excellent because it was just inside the gate and a long way from any of the other cottages. The country estate was brilliant for walking the dog. The location just outside Cricceth was ideal, though, on this occasion, the weather was very wet.
Mr McGinley
May 2009
It was a delightful cottage set in a quiet location with access to the owners estate. The estate had lots of interesting features notwithstanding the woods, river and wildlife. It was also well located for access to the Lleyn peninsular and Snowdonia. Plenty to do if you want to get out and about and plenty of opportunities for exploring if you want to enjoy the quiet solitude of the estate.
Mrs Johnson
May 2009
Location was amazing. The house was very cosy and the outside space was beautiful.
Mrs Tate
August 2008
The Hunting Lodge in great grounds - Fools Forest and quackery great for the kids. Cottage nice and spacious and patio area pleasant for bbq.
Mr Harris
June 2008
The grounds/estate were excellent,interesting and well kept, especially The Quackery and Fools Woods.
Ms Hall
June 2007
Beautiful location and grounds, very peaceful.
Mr Lindsey
May 2008
Lovely property, host was extremely helpful and welcoming. What really made the holiday was that the property was situated on a beautiful estate with lovely forest walks and the children really enjoyed feeding time at the Quackery. Also, as on an estate, it felt very safe for the kids.
Mr Sachdev
May 2006
The estate is beautiful and managed really well. The owners is very friendly and helpful. I would like to stay here again.
Mrs Burrows
April 2007
It is a very friendly 'family' place. The children had a fantastic time playing in 'fools forest' and helping to feed the animals. Beautiful surroundings.
Mrs Cunningham
January 2006
I cannot choose particular things, everything was wonderful. Lovely, lovely holiday, see you again soon!
Mrs Lynch
December 2004
The location - superb grounds and freedom to roam within the grounds, good adventure playground, gardens and fantastic woodland and river. Mr Good very welcoming and left us to our devices. The quality of the house was one of the best.
Mrs Vaudin
December 2004
The spaciousness of the Lodge.Being on the Estate, which is a real gem, full of surprises.
Mrs Smith
April 2006
Estate was very lovely and beautiful for all.
Mrs Steele
December 2004
Visit mount Snowdon on the mountain railway - excellent.Scenery beautiful. Local villages and towns are clean and picturesque. More than enough things to do. The cottage was in a beautiful position and perfect all round. Lovely walks around the cottage.
June 2012
We've stayed in autumn and springtime and had a wonderful break both times. In autumn there was a eery atmosphere in the grounds especially when foggy and the unusual gardens and ghost stories added to the ambience. In springtime it was beautiful with bluebells by the river and our children helped feed the lambs. A really unique place to stay and definitely full of character. Roger is so friendly and helpful too.
Mr Webb
December 2004
The facilities on the estate are excellent for children and adults and it provides an excellent centre for the whole of the Lleyn peninsula.
Mr Newport
February 2005
Everything was perfect, the house and surroundings were amazing.
October 2011
The lodge had plenty of room for a large family. It was warm, clean and really interesting. The owners were nearby and very welcoming. And the lodge was well placed to visit all the North West Wales attractions, especially Criccieth.
Mr Spilsbury
December 2004
The children could run freely and play also that they was allowed to get involved by helping with the animals Great that the dog was made welcome we will be recomendind this to all our friends
July 2016
We had a very good time at the hunting lodge. It is located in a beautiful setting. The owners are friendly and helpful, offering us access to the large property which has a tennis court, gardens and the beautiful 'Quackery'. The bathrooms were a bit dated but overall we would recommend the Hunting Lodge. I would recommend that if you are staying at this property, you bring with you absolutely everything you need (Food including the basics, toiletries, towels). Don't expect to find anything at the cottage. This is not a criticism, just a heads up.
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