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Bryn Llys
Bryn Llys dining room
Bryn Llys living room
Dolphin House - kitchen with modern appliances
Dolphin House - cosy corner in lounge with TV and wood stove
Bryn Llys court yard entrance
Bryn Llys at Christmas
Bryn Llys and Hafan cottage
The Old Dutch Barn at Bryn Llys
Bryn Llys kitchen
Bryn Llys kitchen
Bryn Llys living room
Bryn Llys twin room with ensuite
Bryn Llys twin room with enuite
Family room with double bed and twin beds on mezzanine and ensuite
Double bed in family/large room
Twin beds on mezzanine in family/large rooms
White House Glamping Cabin - warming wood burner for chillier days and nights
Family/large room in Bryn Llys, all rooms have en suite, TV and drinks making facilities
Games room with table-tennis.
The lake
Rose garden with a view to the Carneddau mountains, Snowdonia
Rose garden at Bryn Llys
Hafan Cottage
Hafan Cottage
Hafan at night
Hafan cottage living room
Mezzanine balcony in Hafan cottage
Hafan cottage twin room
Hafan kitchen
Hafan master bedroom
Hafan master bedroom
Hafan master bedroom ensuite
Dutch Barn view from Hafan terrace
Bryn Llys wild flower meadow in summer
Entrance to Bryn Llys - the 'Big Red' gates
Bryn Llys dining room
Bryn Llys living room
Dolphin House - kitchen with modern appliances
Dolphin House - cosy corner in lounge with TV and wood stove

Bryn Llys, Bethesda, Gwynedd

4 - 18 7 Bed 18 Dining

Large self-catering holiday cottages in Snowdonia sleeping 18, one of them wheelchair accessible, for family groups

Holiday Rental for Groups of Families and Friends. Bryn Llys, Bethesda, Gwynedd, sleeps 4 - 18 in 7 bedrooms.

Sleeps 4 to 18 in 2 cottages:
Bryn Llys sleeps 14
Hafan sleeps 4
Please note that groups of over 14 people will require both properties as the maximum occupancy of Bryn Llys is 14.

Bryn Llys is a modern conversion giving luxury self-catering accommodation for up to 14 in a traditional building dating back to 1830 and situated in 10 acres of beautiful private gardens, woodland, lake and open wild flower meadow.

Ground floor kitchen, dining room, first floor lounge and games room/small lecture room serve the ground floor en suite bedrooms. There are three twin and two family bedrooms. The latter have a double bed on the ground floor as well as twin beds on a gallery.

Bryn Llys is a non-smoking property.

Hafan, an adjacent cottage, sleeps 4.

Bryn Llys is located in the scenic hamlet of Coed y Parc on the outskirts of the quarry town of Bethesda. Lying at the mouth of the Nant Francon Valley on the edge of the Snowdonia National Park it is easily accessed via the main A5 and A55 trunk roads. The location is an ideal base to access the mountains and valleys of Snowdonia and we are within a short drive of the stunning beaches of Anglesey and the North Wales peninsula. The Lon Las Ogwen cycle route is within a few hundred yards and the world famous Zip World is on our doorstep!

On your return from exploring the region you will be able to kick back and relax in the grounds, take in the mountain views and enjoy the peaceful surroundings. We have a diverse range of habitats on our 10 acre site. The mixture of formal gardens, young and old woodland, ponds, streams, a lake and a meadow provide a provide a home for birds, animals and plants of all sorts. There is always something to see regardless of the time of year. Combined with the surrounding area of hills, mountains, rivers and coast it makes an ideal location for nature enthusiasts and anyone who loves being outside and close to nature.



WiFi broadband facilities throughout the cottage plus good 4G coverage.

Disabled Facilities

Ramp access, wide doors and level access to all ground floor bedrooms and dining room.

Dog Friendly

We do accept well behaved pets and there is a £20 charge per stay payable on arrival.


Range cooker, microwave, fridge/freezer, dishwasher, fully equipped.

Dining Room

Seats 14 comfortably.

Sitting Room

Lovely exposed beams, comfortable leather suits and large 50'' Smart TV.

TV and Music Facilities

50 inch Smart TV with smaller Freeview sets in all bedrooms.

Games Room

Table-tennis and wide selection of board games is always available for guests

Heating and Open Fires

Central heating throughout.


Bryn Llys: 3 twin and 2 family rooms - all en-suite. Hafan: Ground floor double, twin.


All bed linen and towels are provided.


All bedrooms have en-suite facilities.

Children's Facilities

An on-site ride-on garden railway runs on occasions.


10 acres of gardens, woodland, lake, meadow and our beautiful Dutch Barn. There are loads of great spots to sit and take in the views around our site.

Swimming Pool

There is no pool.


Plenty of parking available.


Only out of doors.

Booking Information

Group sizes exceeding 14 will need to book both Bryn Llys and Hafan Cottage. Min stay for Christmas and New Year is 3 nights. 10% deposit is requested at time of booking to secure reservation. COVID secure and flexible terms and conditions for ease of booking and reassurance.

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Find the availability for each of our units.

Bryn Llys

Please contact the owner for availability dates

2 Night Weekend
From £990
3 Night Weekend
From £1350
Midweek per night
From £400

Late Deals

December 2023 Late Deals

Weekend 1st to 3rd December 2 nights £920

Twixt Xmas/New Year 2023

3 nights at Bryn Llys £1350 27th to 30th December

Christmas 2023

Pre Christmas any 2 nights 16th to 23rd December £800


Bryn Llys is located on the outskirts of the quarry town of Bethesda. On the edge of the Snowdonia National Park it is it is easily accessed via the main A5 and A55 trunk roads.

  • Bethesda (10 minute walk) for buses every half hour at busy times. Outside our gates every 2 hours.
  • Bangor in 7 miles.
  • Bethesda, 0.5 mile by car: 10 minutes walking through woodland. City of Bangor, with a main-line railway station is 6 miles away.
  • Bethesda has a range of small shops plus Londis and Tesco Express. Larger supermarkets can be found in near by Bangor and many offer a delivery service to Bryn Llys.
  • Bethesda has a number of pubs, Indian and Chinese takeaways and two chip shops.
  • Liverpool, 70 miles; Manchester, 90 miles.

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