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Holiday Cottage Snowdonia - Slate Miners Cottage

22 reviews
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Overview
1 bedroom
1 bathroom
4 guests
2 nights minimum
Holiday Rental House
Slater Miners Cottage. A 1-bedroom terraced cottage. Sleeps 4. Self-Catering. The cottage has been refurbished to modern standards, but not so much as to lose all character of a Slate Miners cottage. Original features like the original slate floor in the lounge is beneath the carpet making the floor uneven. Wooden beams and large open fireplace with log-burner. and exposed stone walls have been retained. Hopefully, pictures give you a good feel for what the cottage is like. The cottage is Ideal for outdoor enthusiasts who like walking and climbing and exploring. Walks begin from the cottage with climbs close by.. There are nearby attractions in Llechwedd Slate caverns where you can go underground and see the slate mines. Also featured there is Zip World and Bounce Below. Also close ...Slater Miners Cottage. A 1-bedroom terraced cottage. Sleeps 4. Self-Catering. The cottage has been refurbished to modern standards, but not so much as to lose all character of a Slate Miners cottage. Original features like the original slate floor in the lounge is beneath the carpet making the floor uneven. Wooden beams and large open fireplace with log-burner. and exposed stone walls have been retained. Hopefully, pictures give you a good feel for what the cottage is like. The cottage is Ideal for outdoor enthusiasts who like walking and climbing and exploring. Walks begin from the cottage with climbs close by.. There are nearby attractions in Llechwedd Slate caverns where you can go underground and see the slate mines. Also featured there is Zip World and Bounce Below. Also close by is the world's first pumped storage hydro-electric system and the narrow gauge railway that used to take the slate to the ports, but now is a tourist ride with connection at Porthmadog going to Caernarfon. Tanygrisiau station is a short walk from the cottage. The location gives panoramic views of the mountains and countryside with streams and waterfalls nearby. The cottage is set in a quiet location. The shops are in Blaenau Ffestiniog which is 3 Km from the cottage. There is a local bus service and taxi service and the cottage can be reached by train for those who do not have a car. The cottage is available all year round for those who like to explore the mountains in the winter. Points to keep in mind: The cottage is small Full size dining table not provided No TV No bath, only a shower. Mobile signal strength varies depending network used..More
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David M
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:February 2014
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Reviewed December 28, 2018 via mobile

I have book this cottage for the first time with 4 of our friends for 2 nights. It was nice perfect size cottage to stay in. Everything was working perfect no problem at all. Cozy log burner was the best part of it where we...More

Date of stay: December 2018
Thank Cottagedesire
Reviewed April 10, 2018 via mobile

Had booked this lovely cottage for a weekend getaway with friends but sadly last minute had to cancel. The owner was so lovely and understanding when it came down to having to cancel and sorting everything. Would definitely like to book again when planning for...More

Date of stay: April 2018
Thank Abby S
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Reviewed April 3, 2018

On first impressions, I wasn't keen on this cottage as it was cold when we arrived and looked quite dark. However, it definitely grew on us thoughout our 2 night stay. Once we had put some of the heaters on and the place warmed up,...More

Date of stay: April 2018
Thank Moog33
Reviewed September 11, 2017

If you're booking this place then be prepared firstly to accept that it is basic and secondly to provide your own entertainment as there is no television, no internet access of any kind and even mobile phone signal on o2 is very sketchy. The place...More

Date of stay: September 2017
2  Thank Lee S
Reviewed September 6, 2017

This cottage is in a small picturesque village in North wales. On arrival we found the cottage clean and tidy and had everything we needed for our few days stay. The cottage has all its original features but is looking a little tired but at...More

Date of stay: August 2017
3  Thank sharoncobb
Amenities
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
Cooker
Grill
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
Refrigerator
Alarm Clock
Long Term Rentals (Over 1 Month)
Towels Provided
Private Garden
Books
Iron
Hairdryer
Stereo System
Hiking Trips
Parking
Microwave
Rural/Countryside Retreats
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Kettle
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About the neighbourhood
Slate mining area with tourist sites such as Llechwern Slate Caverns. Several Slate trails for walks that can be taken around Blaenau Ffestioniog and Tanygrisiau. In the heart of Snowdonia National Park New attractions include:- Zip wire, Bounce Below, Downhill mountain bike trail.
Getting around
Local bus service from Tanygrisiau to Blaenau Ffestiniog at hourly intervals during the day. Trains and more buses can be taken from Blaenau Ffestiniog to other parts. Narrow gauge railway from Blaenau Ffestiniog to Porthmadog and then on to Caenarfom, with a station at Tanygrisiau
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