The tranquil seaside resort of Barmouth is located on the western edge of Wales, looking out to the dramatic Irish Sea. On the doorstep of the Coed y Brenin National Park, it is conveniently situated in between Caernarfon with its dramatic castle and the seaside resort and market town of Aberystwyth. With a long sandy beach and a picturesque harbour, it is the ideal destination for a family holiday by the sea.
Why visit Barmouth?
The combination of a beachside location and pretty harbour give Barmouth a feel reminiscent of childhood holidays. The golden sands and sparkling blue waters of the coastline compete with the enchanting Mawddach Estuary and its stunning mountain range for first prize in the beauty stakes. The cycle trail is one of the best on the West Coast for beginners.
Things to do in Barmouth:
As well as beach and lakeside activities, there are also many annual events and festivals including the Three Peaks Yacht Race and the RNLI dog show. The Garden Railway and Beer Festival is a popular event and the Talyllyn Teddy Bear’s picnic is great fun for children and their favourite teddy.
Why stay in a Barmouth cottage?
Whether you are looking for a romantic cottage for a weekend by the lakes or a family-friendly property with sea views, our collection of cottages in Barmouth has something for you. If you don’t want to leave any four-legged family members behind, have a peek at our selection of dog-friendly cottages.
Three must see things in Barmouth:
- The beautifully dramatic Mawddach Estuary and mountain range are one of the most beautiful locations in the world.
- Travel up the coast to Harlech Castle or the mysterious Portmeirion.
- Head to the Coed y Brenin National Park and walk or cycle across this spectacular landscape.