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Barmouth Beach

An idyllic base for a family break, the pretty town of Barmouth is set on the beautiful Snowdonia coastline and offers a long sandy beach, plenty of outdoor activities and live shows at the Dragon Theatre. Enjoy scenic boat trips around the surrounding coastline and see if you can spot a host of local wildlife including seals, dolphins and porpoises.

The town is also host to an annual walking festival each September where you can enjoy a host of walks with experienced guides. Barmouth is also a popular base for cycling with the National Cycle Network, a 240 mile cycling route, passing through the town and scenic rides along the Mawddach Estuary nearby. Sea fishing is also a popular activity in the town and there are plenty of types of fish available including sea trout, cod and bass.

Barmouth contains an excellent choice of holiday cottages ideal for a romantic break and a good selection of larger family cottages perfect for groups of up to 4 or 6 people. Plenty are also dog friendly with enclosed gardens and great walks nearby. There is also a good choice of hotels in Barmouth including some offering panoramic views over Cardigan Bay and luxury rooms ideal for a romantic stay. Barmouth also offers a range of B&Bs with many set in large grounds and offering evening meals and a great choice of breakfasts. Book online through iknow for exclusive special offers.

Accommodation in Barmouth

  • Barmouth   (1.0 miles from the centre of Barmouth)
    Sleeps 6
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    Three bedroom 19th Century stone holiday cottage close to Barmouth Bay. One mile from beaches & close to fishing & golf. Wood burner stove, large garden, families welcome. Sleeps 6
  • Llanaber   (1.0 miles from the centre of Barmouth)
    Sleeps 7
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    Charming holiday cottage near Barmouth ideal for magical family holidays. Beautiful garden overlooking the sea, 3 bedrooms, exposed beams & modern kitchen. Dog friendly. Sleeps 7.
  • Llanaber   (0.5 miles from the centre of Barmouth)
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    Coastal holiday home near Barmouth with sea and mountain views. Ample parking and spacious garden with patio area. Secure bike storage, conservatory and ground floor bedrooms.