Self Catering Dolgellau Gwynedd

Penybryn is a tastefully decorated, totally detached and private self catering holiday cottage in the mountains near Dolgellau and a real home from home experience. Set in a commanding position overlooking the Cader Idris (or Cadair Idris) and Arran mountain ranges, Penybryn is the perfect location for those looking for that special rural retreat and who want to get away from it all, with footpaths and cycling routes right from the front door. Also for anyone wanting to watch the Mach Loop jets, which fly in front of and often below the cottage and with easy access either by car or on foot to the Mach Loop viewpoints in the same valley. We are also on Airbnb for both properties – &

The Caban

We now have a detached and private cosy cabin for two with all the self-catering facilities you will need.

Some images of Penybryn and Caban

Self Catering Cottage near Dolgellau

Sympathetically refurbished, our self catering accommodation retains much of its authentic Welsh charm whilst also providing modern practicalities and comforts. The cottage enjoys sun and outstanding mountain and valley views from all aspects and is perfect in every way for those wishing to relax and enjoy the stunning and tranquil scenery of the southern part of Eryri National Park. Penybryn also has an atmospheric inglenook fireplace and wood-burning stove, mature large garden, unlimited and free wi-fi and secure bike storage. Rated excellent with five stars by all our guests. See our Facebook page at We also have a brand new log cabin a stone’s throw from Penybryn, which is totally detached and private, so if you want to accommodate extended family or friends in a separate property, please see under Self-catering (The Caban) on this website or visit our Facebook page at We are also on Airbnb for both properties – &

Penybryn Cottage is conveniently Located Near Dolgellau

Penybryn self catering accommodation enjoys the best of both worlds by being in the mountains but also conveniently situated close to the historical market town of Dolgellau and its amenities (2.5 miles, 10 minutes approx) and the beaches at Barmouth and Fairbourne (20 minutes approx). You can walk the couple of miles it takes to reach the popular Torrent Walk, and it is roughly 15 minutes drive to the Precipice Walk and Coed y Brenin mountain biking centre. Penybryn is also perfectly located for viewing the Mach Loop jets either from the cottage itself or from the Mach Loop viewpoints in the same valley. Also, just 20 minutes’ walk away, is the tastefully refurbished Cross Foxes Hotel where you can enjoy views of the surrounding countryside, eat delicious food and relax in front of the open fire.