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The house enjoys a stunning setting looking out over the valley to the mountains
Dining room with long table for everyone to sit and eat together
Large comforable sitting room with open fire
Large range cooker with two dishwashers two large fridges and freezer
Comfortable traditional Welsh country house near the seaside town of Criccieth
A great garden for exploring
TV room with piano
Slate bed pool table in games room
Table football and darts available for rainy days
Challen piano tuned to concert pitch
Eisteddfa cottages are the perfect base for walkers right inbetween Snowdonia and the Lleyn Peninsula
One of the many reading corners
Airy and bright hallway welcoming guests to Eisteddfa Country House
Plenty of room to get together and socialise
Kitchen equipped for larger groups
Stunning kitchen in self catering house for large groups near Criccieth
Large well equipped kitchen
Double doors leading out into the garden with views of the Rhinog mountains
Highchairs and toddler plates and cutlery available
Dining room leading in to sun room with doors into the gardens
One of four twin bedded rooms in the house
Comfortable double bedroom
Dual aspect bedroom with garden views
Amazing views from the front of the house
Twin bedded room in country house close to Criccieth
Dual aspect bedroom overlooking the garden and terrace
A quiet corner to relax during your stay
One of our newest ensuite double bedrooms at Eisteddfa Country House
Twin bedroom with wash basin
Comfortable ensuite double bedroom
Twin bedded room overlooking gardens
Lovely traditional old terrace in the garden
Well tended gardens
Eisteddfa was the home of Prime Minister Lloyd George's daughter Lady Olwen
Dining room with long table for everyone to sit and eat together
Large comforable sitting room with open fire
Large range cooker with two dishwashers two large fridges and freezer
Comfortable traditional Welsh country house near the seaside town of Criccieth

Eisteddfa Country House, Pentrefelin, Criccieth, Gwynedd

Sleeps 2 - 20 10 Bedrooms 20 Dining

Stunning country house sleeping 20 with a games room and fishing, for family holidays and celebrations near Criccieth

Holiday Rental for Groups of Families and Friends. Eisteddfa Country House, Pentrefelin, Criccieth, Gwynedd, sleeps 2 - 20 in 10 bedrooms.

Eisteddfa is a beautiful country house in a great setting with the most amazing views. The former home of Prime Minister Lloyd George's daughter, the house is still owned by the family.

Main house sleeps 18
Separate annex sleeps 2

Set above the owner's 5 lake coarse and trout fishery, the house enjoys extensive views over the lakes towards the mountains of Snowdonia and the Cardigan Bay coastline. Gardens and terraces let you make the most of the view, and there is ample private parking for 8 cars with overspill parking available.

Inside, the kitchen is the heart of the house with a large range cooker (2 electric ovens and grill) with a 6 burner gas hob, two dishwashers, fridge and freezer. Additional fridge space, along with washing machine and dryer, is in the utility room. The dining room leads on from the kitchen, with room for everyone to eat together.

Spaces to socialise abound, with 2 large sitting rooms, a sun room, TV room with piano and games room with slate bed pool table, table football, darts and plenty of board games.

There are 9 comfortable bedrooms upstairs, with a further ground floor double bedroom available in a separate annex at an additional cost - ideal for members of the group seeking a little more privacy.

Situated on the outskirts of a small hamlet, Eisteddfa enjoys a very peaceful spot, yet only 2 miles from the seaside town of Criccieth, with it's restaurants, pubs and cafes. 200yds from the house, the Fishery has a small licensed cafe which serves great breakfasts, lunches, hot meals, coffee and cakes (April - Oct).

In between the Snowdonia National Park and the Lleyn Peninsula, there is plenty to see and do locally. The Wales Coast path is less than half an hour's walk from the door, and it's great for fishermen, bird watching and families wanting to spend some quality time in a comfortable space. Discounted fishing packages available.

Eisteddfa is convenient for visiting lots of local attractions and activities, including Portmeirion Italiante Village, Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa), the zip wire and Bounce Below at Blaenau Ffestiniog.

Please do call us if you have any questions about the house or local area.


Dog Friendly

2 well behaved dogs at no extra charge. Not permitted upstairs or on the furniture. Additional pets possible - please discuss with us before booking.


A separate annex with a ground floor en suite double bedroom, at an additional cost. We do have an accessible cottage on site sleeping 4.


WiFi throughout the house. Mobile signal variable depending on provider. Vodafone is best.


Large, modern kitchen with electric range cooker (double oven, separate grill) and 6 ring gas hob, microwave, tall fridge and freezer, 2 dishwashers.

Dining Room

Open to kitchen, with space for everyone to eat together.

Sitting Room

Two large sitting rooms, one with an open fire. TV room with piano, together with snug/reading room.

TV and Music Facilities

4 TVs (one smart TV) in ground floor rooms, one with DVD player. 4 bedrooms have TVs. Bluetooth music station in kitchen.

Games Room

Games room with slate bed pool table, table football, darts and selection of board games and DVDs.

Heating and Open Fires

Oil fired central heating throughout. Open fire in main sitting room.


The house has 9 bedrooms in total, with 5 doubles (4 en suite), and 4 twin bedded. Ground floor double en suite room available in annex.


All linen provided with beds made up prior to arrival. Towels also provided (please bring own beach towels).


4 en suite bathrooms. 2 family bathrooms, 1 with separate shower, 1 with shower over bath. 2 downstairs cloakrooms.

Children's Facilities

2 travel cots (please bring own bedding), 2 high chairs and 2 stair gates are available. Please let us know your requirements when booking.


Lovely terrace and garden with barbecue and garden furniture. Extensive grounds to explore. Coarse and trout fishing on site (300 yds from house).

Swimming Pool

There is no pool.


Ample private parking for up to 8 cars, with additional parking available if needed. Electric socket in car park.


Strictly no smoking inside the property.

Booking Information

Prices are for 18 in the main house – annex for 2 available at additional cost. Start days usually Fridays and Mondays. 3 night weekend stays Friday – Monday, midweek stays Monday – Friday. Returnable good housekeeping deposit £200 per booking.

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Eisteddfa Country House

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Weekly Price
From £1825
2 Night Weekend
From £1314
3 Night Weekend
From £1368

Late Deals

June 2024 Late Deals

3 night weekend £1950 7th, 14th, 21st, 28th June

May 2024 Late Deals

3 night weekend £1950 31st May


Eisteddfa enjoys a peaceful location close to the Lleyn Peninsula and the Snowdonia National Park. 20 minute walk to the Wales Coast Path. 35 mins drive to main Snowdon car parks. 5 mins beach.

  • At the end of the driveway.
  • Station at Criccieth, 2 miles, for Cambrian Coast Line. Mainline railway station at Bangor, 28 miles.
  • Seaside town of Criccieth with castle and beach 2m, harbour town of Porthmadog 3m. Other towns worth a visit - Harlech and Caernarfon (castles), Pwllheli (sailing), Blaenau Ffestiniog (zip wire).
  • Convenience stores, post office, newsagents, butchers and deli in Criccieth, 2 miles. Supermarkets and other shops at Porthmadog, 3 miles. Supermarket delivery to house possible.
  • Licensed cafe serving breakfasts, lunches etc 200 yds (Apr - Oct only). Numerous cafes, restaurants and bars in Criccieth 2 miles, and Porthmadog 3 miles. We are happy to advise/help if needed.
  • Liverpool John Lennon Airport 105 miles. Manchester Airport 115 miles.

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