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Penrhyddion Ucha Pet-Friendly Cottage in Betws-y-Coed, Conwy

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sleeps 5
2 rooms
1 bathroom

Penrhyddion Ucha Pet-Friendly Cottage description

Holiday home
This property was originally built and used as a farmhouse and has been lovingly restored to offer accommodation for up to five people. It retains many of the original features, such as exposed beams and a slate fireplace. An enclosed garden offers ample opportunity for a spot of alfresco dining or simply to enjoy a glass of wine as the sun sets over the distant mountains. This cottage is managed by Sykes Cottages.

Betws-Y-Coed was founded around a monastery late in the 6th Century. It grew very slowly with the development of the local lead-mining industry and today has earned the nickname of ‘the Gateway to Snowdonia' and is one of North Wales' most popular holiday destinations. As part of the Snowdonia National Park it is surrounded by miles of unspoilt countryside and ancient mountains and is home to an abundance of wildlife and some rare species of plants. This is a Mecca for walkers, horse-riders and climbers looking to pit themselves against the trials offered by Mount Snowdon. There are a variety of attractions in and around Betwsy-Y-Coed, such as Fairy Glen, a secluded gorge and beauty spot on the River Conwy. The Swallow Falls are also extremely popular and offer a dramatic highlight to any visit. There is a good selection of pubs in the village, with a number of restaurants and shops.

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.

Oil central heating with multi-fuel stove. Electric cooker, microwave, fridge, dishwasher, TV with basic Sky package, DVD, radio and CD player, phone with honesty box, WiFi. Freezer, washing machine and tumble dryer in utility outbuilding. Oil, electricity and starter pack for multi-fuel stove inc. in rent, additional fuel sold by owner. Bed linen and towels inc. in rent. Cot, highchair and stairgate on request. Off road parking for 3 cars. Bike storage in utility room. Enclosed garden and patio area with garden furniture and BBQ. One well-behaved dog welcome. Sorry, no smoking. Shops 4 miles, pub 2 miles. Note: Working sheep farm - please keep dog on lead.


  • Accepts Pets
  • Cooker
  • Cots
  • Dishwasher
  • Fridge
  • Games room
  • Garden
  • High chair
  • Kettle
  • Linen provided
  • Log fire
  • Parking
  • Parking space
  • Sky TV
  • Telephone
  • Towels provided
  • TV
  • Washing machine
  • Wifi
  • On a farm
  • Rural location

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Mrs Parsley
May 2016
This is a comfortable cottage in a good location with country views.
Mr Clark
July 2016
A blissfully quiet location and a well furnished property with plenty of kitchen equipment and a spacious kitchen/diner.
Mrs Gerber
August 2016
The cottage was very comfortable and the location was perfect. The farmland was beautiful. The owner was very friendly.
Mr Camilleri
March 2016
The owner was very friendly and made us feel comfortable. The cottage included everything we needed and was very cosy at night with the fireplace. .
Mr Meredith
May 2016
The cottage is in a secluded area in the hills on a working farm. A perfect place for a quiet relaxing holiday. It was nice to see the owner a couple of times whilst we were there. She made sure that we had absolutely no problems. The cottage is cosy and warm and ideally located for the attractions that this part of the world has to offer. We will return without doubt, and hopefully stay in the same cottage.
Mr Brown
December 2014
Had a great stay over Xmas 2014. The cottage was excellent and the views with snow on the mountains made the views great, and there was lots to do near by. Very nice owners who made you very welcome.
Mr Askew
August 2015
A fantastic property in an beautiful location. The owners were very helpful with arrival and departure and we would highly recommend this property to others.
Mrs Mccann
December 2015
We love this quiet, idyllic spot and the best bit about the lovely peaceful cottage, is the log burner. Thanks so much! we'll be back!
Mrs Mccann
December 2014
A wonderfully peaceful and idyllic cottage. Highly recommend it especially for the lush wood burner, incredibly efficient shower, cosy rooms and stunning views. Will hopefully return and definitely recommend to family, friends and dogs!
Mrs Rhodes
April 2014
The owner of the cottage made is feel so welcome and the little touches such as fresh flowers, chocolate eggs and milk on arrival were a lovely touch.
Mr Northcott
June 2014
A very well equipped cottage which was roomy and clean. Friendly hosts who arranged wonderful Welsh sunshine.
Mrs Turner
October 2013
Wonderful views from cottage. Plenty of walking opportunities from doorstop and close to Betws-y-Coed with plenty of shops and places to eat. Owner was very nice and helpful. Cottage was clean, cosy and very comfortable, would recommend!
Mr Fletcher
October 2012
Peaceful and quiet location, spectacular views, secure enclosed garden.
Miss Carter
January 2013
Beautiful cottage with fantastic views and helpful and considerate landlady.
Mr Boag
June 2013
The location and setting was perfect. The views were fantastic and it was very peaceful. The owner was very helpful and we had a very enjoyable week.
Mr Phillips
July 2013
Very nice, comfortable cottage, very welcoming and pet friendly. We have recommended this to friends and family and we will becoming back. Thank you for a lovely stay.
Mr Phillips
August 2013
There was nothing not to like, lovely tranquil, clean, homely place.
Mr Hatton
September 2012
Quiet location and nice views
Miss Mason
August 2012
Quiet, peaceful, nice kept cottage. Enjoyed every moment of it.
Mr Lakhani
July 2012
The location of the accommodation on the farm, especially during lambing season was a worthwhile experience. Furthermore it was not far from Betws-y-coed, a beautiful riverside town with good restaurants and nice walks. Had the opportunity to meet the owners who were very friendly and attended to our small request very promptly. We were shown around their working farm nearby where we had a rewarding experience of witnessing a lamb being born in our presence. I will definitely visit this place again and will surely recommend to others as well.
Mrs Sharp
July 2012
We enjoyed the peace and quiet, the fabulous views in every direction, and also the large enclosed garden - perfect for our dog. The bedrooms were spacious and comfortable, and there was a superb bathroom with an excellent shower. There was a wide array of birds to watch outside. The owner was friendly and helpful - excellent, homely accommodation.
Mrs Andrews
June 2010
Fantastic scenery, including the view from the cottage windows, with plenty of things to see and do. Will return again one day.
Miss Skilling
October 2010
Excellent peaceful location with fabulous views and a lovely welcome from the owner.
Mrs Powter
July 2011
Being in The Snowdonia National Park. Having such easy access to walking country. Having lovely views from the cottage and being near a farm. The people everywhere were so pleasant and helpful.
Mrs McLean
July 2011
We enjoyed the peaceful surroundings and the beautiful views from the cottage, as well a the fact that it was a working farm and we got to meet the owner, a lovely lady. The personal touches like there being milk for a cuppa on our arrival, along with a delicious home baked cake, were much appreciated.
Mrs Russell
August 2011
The quiet, tranquil setting and views from the property.
Mrs Archibald
October 2011
This was a very nice, cosy cottage that was exceptionally well kitted out. The views from the cottage were fantastic and we were well placed to travel through the Snowdonia National Park or head up to the coast with it's stunning castles steeped in history. We would happily come back.
Mr McCabe
January 2012
The views were outstanding and the log fire very homely. The cottage was beautiful. I took glasses and extra things but there was no need as everything you needed was provided even a welcoming snack. I would highly recommend this cottage.
Mr Scott
October 2009
Well situated in a beautiful area with lovely views, peaceful and quiet! Very friendly and welcoming owners.
Mr Collinson
October 2009
The cottage was location was lovely. It had a fantastic garden which was good for children and our dog. Many amenities only a short drive away.
Mrs Hendry-Butler
February 2010
Quiet location, great facilities, really well appointed and equipped cottage. Loved the wood burning fire.
Mr Hawkins
April 2010
Very comfortable and great location. Real highlight was the owner showing the children the lambing shed!
Mrs Widlake
August 2009
Great cottage and location.
Mr Varndell
October 2009
The cottage was superb with everything provided including torches! This was the best cottage we have stayed in ever and the best owners. The scenery was wonderful as was the peace and quiet of the surrounding area.
Mr Farrell
July 2008
Friendly owners, peaceful location, games room for children.
Mr Phillips
September 2008
We thought the property was amazing and was ideal for the dogs. One of the nicest we've stayed in.
Mr Mrs Blackburn
April 2009
The cottage was located in a fantastic rural setting with wonderful views we never tired of. It was great to be on a working farm. A great place to holiday with children with lots of opportunity to explore the surrounding area and the games room was an added bonus!
Mr Mrs Bromley
January 2008
Great place for peace and tranquility. We had a whole farm to ourselves. Warm and cosy house. Home-from-home feeling. Great walks from the house itself. Good base for local attractions.
Mr Middleton
June 2008
Lovely quiet location. Spectacular scenery all round, with walks straight from the cottage.
Mr West
June 2008
An excellent position - well away from everything except nature. Cottage facilities were excellent and the owners very friendly and helpful. I would recommend both the cottage and your company to family and friends.
Mrs Taylor
August 2007
We always use your company because of the guaranteed high standards and the cottage in Wales did not disappoint.The location was idyllic with plenty to do in the area. Plenty of local information in the accommodation which was helpful. Charming hosts who were keen to check that everything was alright but left us to our own devices.
Mr Longman
August 2007
This was a fantastic cottage, ideally situated in lovely countryside and a great base for our busy holiday. The owners were very kind and thoughtful. The games room was a big hit with our five year old little boy. We also had our 13 year old daughter and 8mth old baby and there was plenty for us all to do and enjoy! We will definitely book again - one week was not enough!
Mrs Blaker
July 2007
Cottage lovely and clean, welcome tray very welcome! Lots of maps and brochures on what to see and do. Views stunning. Location lovely, absolutely no complaints.
Mr Robson
June 2007
As we had our dog with us, the location could not have been better with lovely walks literally from our back door. All around us, from every window, were gorgeous views of the animals on the farm and the mountains as an added backdrop. We had everything we needed for a very comfortable stay and enjoyable week. The local waterfalls and surrounding lakes in the area were particularly impressive.
Ms Storer
November 2006
We had a fabulous week in this cottage and would not hesitate to recommend a stay here to friends and family. The owner was very friendly and we would like to thank her for her hospitality. This cottage has something for everyone, our little boy enjoyed the games room and seeing the farm animals so close. We enjoyed the remote location with beautiful views, and would definitley visit again.
Mrs Bright
November 2006
The utility room with washing machine and tumble dryer was really useful. The owner was really welcoming and friendly. The enclosed garden was great for the dog. It was lovelty to have bed linen and towels all provided.
Mrs Clover
November 2006
Everything about the holiday was excellent, the accommodation the area and the service over all. There are some fantastic walks and on days when we wanted to relax it was lovely to sit in front of the log fire. The owner is lovely and very friendly, the welcome tray and fresh flowers were a very nice touch and very welcoming after our journey. This is the third cottage we have stayed in with Sykes and the fourth time we have been in the last 3 years, they have all been excellent but this one was exceptional. I would definately recommend it to our friends and will certainly be going back.
Mrs Rogerson
July 2006
The cottage was exactly what we wanted. Superb views, this is an ideal place for walkers who want piece and quiet.
Mr Smith
November 2006
The quiet and remote location, the views, the charm cosiness of the cottage and surrounding country walks. The detached games room was an added bonus, great for our children.
Mr Gostomski
February 2006
A wonderful cottage, isolated, peaceful and great scenery. Just what we wanted.
Mr Mrs Freer
April 2006
Excellent cottage giving a remote feel, but close to many amenities. Good size rooms with good views over the countryside. Our son loved the games room and the enclosed garden. Very well equipped for any weather of which there is a lot in Snowdonia. Would recommend to anyone for a relaxing retreat.
Mrs Brown
December 2005
Ideally suited for Snowdonia and North Wales attractions also great to take a dog.
Mr Marshall
December 2005
Very peaceful with wonderful views, a relaxing haven. Owner fantastic.
Mr Wise
December 2005
We all had a good chilling and relaxing time. the area was very good for walks and site seeing. The owner was very kind and left us to chill out, but was just a phone call away, if we needed anything. Over all we will be going back! There was nothing that we did not like, we would like to thank you for a great break!
Miss Mellar
November 2005
We had a lovely time, the cottage was very clean and comfortable. The owners have obviously taken great care and time in making it a such a lovely home from home. The cottage is also situated in a lovely area, with nice walks and scenery on the doorstep.
Ms Culkin
October 2005
We had a wonderful holiday in this cottage. The location is perfect, completely peaceful with wonderful views. We loved the tea tray and scones when we arrived and the boys loved the chocolate biscuits. Thanks.
November 2012
Nothing negative to write it was a brill place to stay hope we can do it again Mrs Jones was a lovely lady we thoroughly enjoyed all of it what can i say it was one of those holidays you never forget X X X
June 2013
A warm welcome with milk and cakes awaitied us. It is a lovely 'farmhouse' set on a working sheep farm about 4 miles from Betws-y-Coed. The accommodation was very clean, neat and tidy, with everything you could want, providing a home from home feeling. The owner was friendly and helpful. There is a games room in an outbuilding and a laundry room. It is well situated for Snowdonia with Anglesey less than an hour away, and plenty of nice walks nearby. The guest comment book showed a number of regular visitors. We would definitely stay there again, and would recommend the cottage to friends.
Mr Mrs Knight
June 2005
The cottage was very remote, beautiful views, relaxing environment, with a friendly welcome and very homely. The cottage was very clean and the standards were high. The games room was an added bonus. It was nice we were able to take the dog.
Mr Mrs Wright
September 2005
The location was perfect for what we wanted from our holiday. The cottage itself was 100% could not fault it in anyway. The views were spectacular. Welcome tray and fresh flowers were an added bonus. Games room was excellent kept us all busy of an evening and there was plenty of room to store our bikes in the utility room. Will definitely be looking at staying again.
Mr Mrs Gosling
September 2005
The setting of location - fantastic scenery and located within easy reach of everywhere.
Mrs Freeman
September 2005
This cottage is located in a beautiful part of Wales. Our 3 young children loved the games room and the gardens and adjacent field were safe for them to run around in. Everything was clean and spotless and very comfortable. The 'welcome tray' was particularly thoughtful. We met the owners and they were very friendly. We would definitely recommend this place to friends.
December 2011
The cottage was clean and well equipped,with a tea tray and cakes left out for arrival. Everything worked which makes a change! There are fantastic views of the mountains from here and a somewhat challenging farm road to access the cottage. To travel to the many places of interest does involve a bit of a drive down valleys and around mountains but the scenery makes it worthwhile.The area has many, many castles, beautiful lakes and a lot of sheep! A trip to the top of Snowdon is a must - but best done on a relatively clear day. We would happily return in the future.
December 2009
Lovely cottage , set in beautiful countryside. Owners were as helpful as we needed. Would holiday here again.
Mrs D.V.Powter
September 2011
The service was fine, we could phone the owner for information or her eggs. We were never intruded upon, but felt she was there to help if need be, give local info about restaurants or beaches. We liked the home, it had a cottage feel with all mod cons including a washing machine in an outhouse. The only snag about the beds was that my daughter [45 yrs] slept on the spare bed in the double bedroom. She found it incredibly hard and woke up stiff and painful. She didn't want to share the double bed with me, found me disturbing [up in the night.] We had to go a few miles into Betswy Coed for food, but the Spar there had everything we wanted and stayed open late every day so shopping was not a problem. The distance to all the different mountains took quite a while to get to, the situation was good, but perhaps not quite as central as we would have liked. Not a big deal really, but we only had a week and we wanted to do so much, a lot of our time was travelling. I liked the views over such a vast skyline of hills and the lovely wild flowers, streams and walks straight from the house. We didn't like sky television, couldn't see the programmes we wanted, they couldn't be found. The boys liked the peace of the place - they had come from the busy city of Shanghai, but being boys, they wanted to play football and found the garden a bit too small for that. I don't think they were too impressed with the games room, but as we were out most of time, these issues were minor. I know they enjoyed their holiday immensely, they had wanted to go to Wales for a long time and they reffered to the fields, the sheep, the beaches and their different hikes many times when they got back to my home. They wrote and thanked me warmly when they went back to Shanghai.
November 2010
cottage in beautiful surroundings. very clean and comfortable. owner was really friendly and helpful if we needed her
September 2011
A warm welcome from the owner, a lovely, clean, spacious cottage in the most gorgeous setting. Peaceful, quiet with wonderful mountain views. Brilliant for walking in the mountains, close to Betwys Coed for eating out- best food was the Silver Fountain pub nearby- excellent curries! Weather was unbelievably good- coast about 45 mins to the remote, un-peopled beaches (won't say where, then everyone will go there!) We will definitely return; highly recommended.
June 2013
A warm welcome with milk and cakes awaitied us. It is a lovely 'farmhouse' set on a working sheep farm about 4 miles from Betws-y-Coed. The accommodation was very clean, neat and tidy, with everything you could want, providing a home from home feeling. The owner was friendly and helpful. There is a games room in an outbuilding and a laundry room. It is well situated for Snowdonia with anglesey less than an hour away, and plenty of nice walks nearby. The guest comment book showed a number of regular visitors. We would definitely stay there again, and would recommend the cottage to friends.
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