Self-Catering Log Cabins in Snowdonia for Short Breaks
A short break to Snowdonia could be the perfect getaway to recharge your batteries while falling ever more in love with Wales. Stunning mountains to explore, miles of golden sand to enjoy and all kinds of outdoor activities to sink your teeth into, await keen holidaymakers.
However, one of the most important things to first consider is where to stay. One of the best ways to discover everything that Snowdonia offers is by staying in one of the many self-catering log cabins across the region.
Why choose a log cabin in Snowdonia?
Snowdonia log cabins offer real living space and a homely setting that you won’t get with other holiday accommodation. Plus, self-catering gives you the independence and freedom to do what you want, and you won’t have to abide by anyone else’s schedule.
We’ve handpicked some of our favourite self-catering log cabins with a variety of needs in mind. So, whether you’re a family looking for wide-open spaces to explore, a couple searching for a romantic spot in the secluded countryside, or a group of friends wanting a base for their weekend adventures, there’s an ideal log cabin in Snowdonia for you.
The Look Out
The Look Out is a little slice of heaven nestled on an elevated platform over the lovely seaside village of Aberdovey.
This log cabin contains a well-equipped kitchen, two bedrooms, a walk-in shower room and a cosy lounge perfect for snuggling up and watching the TV after a long day exploring just some of what Snowdonia has to offer.
Families and couples alike will enjoy the cabin’s open plan living space and enclosed decking area with outdoor seating – an ideal spot for appreciating the beauty of the natural landscape.
Keen walkers will get a kick out of exploring the surrounding area and soaking up the breath-taking views of the southern Snowdonia Mountain Range, as well as the valley and lakes below.
You also won’t need to travel far to reach Aberdovey where there’s a wealth of exciting attractions. Here you’ll find some of the very best beaches in Britain, restaurants serving up the finest seafood and a championship 18-hole golf course for some competitive fun.
Snowdon Vista Cabin
Set amongst the majestic Beddgelert Forest, Snowdon Vista Cabin is a secluded self-catering log cabin designed for friends and family to relax and enjoy the gorgeous countryside setting.
This two-bedroom, pet-friendly location has everything you’ll need for an unforgettable break. The well-equipped kitchen caters to all culinary needs and ensures you’ll be able to prepare a heart-warming home-cooked meal for the ones you love. You can then sink into the cabin’s comfortable sofas to relax after a long day exploring your surroundings.
If you’re lucky enough to visit during the summer, you’ll also be able to make the most of the expansive patio area, where the family can share a meal or a round of drinks while taking in the peaceful surroundings.
If you don’t feel like cooking one night or fancy discovering more about the local area, the centre of Beddgelert is only a short walk away. It offers a selection of traditional welsh pubs and restaurants as well as an ‘open all hours’ village shop perfect for self-caterers.
Robin Lodge is a stylish and spacious Scandinavian lodge located within Maes Artro Country Lodge Park.
Sleeping six people and boasting lovely country views from its veranda, this log cabin makes an excellent base to discover everything you’d want to see along the North Wales coastline and in the beautiful Snowdonia National Park.
It contains an open plan living area, three bedrooms, a family bathroom and a well-equipped kitchen ideal for self-catering trips. The covered decked veranda features outdoor furniture and a hot tub to help contribute to a wonderful night stargazing and relaxing.
During the daytime, you’ll want to make time for a visit to the nearby village of Llanbedr with its friendly pubs, local shops and historic Neolithic standing stones. Sandy shores are also never too far away and kids of any age will love a visit to the seaside towns of Porthmadog and Barmouth.
Glan Y Gro Lodge
If you’re searching for a romantic and serene spot amongst the magnificent Snowdonia National Park, you’ll not need to look much further than Glan Y Gro lodges.
Nestled in the woodland away from any of the hustle and bustle, Glan Y Gro lodges offer a secluded getaway where you can embrace nature and spend quality time with those you care about the most.
Each of the four contemporary lodges hosts one double or king-size bedroom, a well-designed en-suite and open-plan living space with a kitchenette, sitting room and dining room.
But perhaps the lodges’ most alluring feature is the stunning balcony that peers over the nearby cooling and tranquil lake. The inviting waters are a delight to swim in and are a popular spot for local wildlife, including buzzards, herons and owls.
If you fancy a day trip out to see what the local area has to offer, the National Trust owned Ysbyty Ifan, Caernarfon Castles and the thrilling Zip World Slate Caverns are all just a short drive away.
Nant Y Felin Lodge
For a quintessential family break in the heart of the North Wales countryside, you’ll be hard-pressed to find a better spot than Nant Y Felin Lodge.
Set not too far from the sleepy coastal village of Aberdaron, this log cabin sleeps up to six people and comes fitted with a modern kitchen and an inviting sitting room with comfortable leather sofas and a big-screen television. An outdoor sitting area looks out onto delightful views of the countryside with plenty of space for children to play and roam to their heart’s content.
The nearby fishing village of Aberdaron is a beautiful place to visit and provides traditional eateries, beautiful walking spots and a long stretch of beach for a spot of surfing, sea kayaking or bouldering. Snowdonia National Park is also well within driving distance, so thrill seekers, explorers and sightseers can all find an activity to make their short break a memorable one.
Wondering what the area has to offer you and your guests during your trip? From vintage railways through picturesque mountain ranges to some of the best bike routes for beginners and thrill-seekers alike, you won’t get bored in Snowdonia.