The little village of Arthog is situated on Wales’ west coast, in between Caernarfon and Aberystwyth. With the Snowdonia National Park in the background, the village is served by Morfa Mawddach railway station, which connects this part of Wales to other parts of the country. The area has a great variety of activity centres as well as being a popular place for water sports both in the bay and on the Afon Mawddach river and lake.
Why visit Arthog?
Arthog is not only a great base to visit the rest of Wales but is also well known for its outdoor activity centres and the nearby lakes and trail of Llynnau Cregennen, a great place for interesting walks. It is also a recommended stargazing site due to its dark skies.
Things to do in Arthog:
Apart from the beaches and adventure sports on offer, you can explore some of the remains of 20th century military activity in the area, such as beach defences and memorials on hilltops. Arthog is also a great base to climb Snowdonia and visit the plethora of breathtaking castles across Wales.
Why stay in an Arthog cottage?
Our collection of cottages in Arthog are the perfect place to base yourself for days of adventure sports and visits to historic castles. From cosy cottages for a romantic escape to larger properties for celebrations with family and friends, we will have something for you.
Three must see things in Arthog:
- Snowdonia has a whole host of things to do, from adventure activities to walking and climbing.
- Do some water sports at the lakes of Llynnau Cregennen and take a picnic with you.
- A 12-mile drive away is the spectacular Harlech Castle and 20 miles further on is the impressive Caernarfon Castle.