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Afon Rhaiadr Country House


Bed and Breakfast, Dolgellau

£60 to £120 per night
  • Wifi
  • No smoking
  • No pets
  • Pets welcome

Afon Rhaiadr Country House, a luxury boutique Victorian country house bed and breakfast nestled in 3 acres of woodlands near Dolgellau, at the foot of Cader Idris Mountain, in the heart of the Snowdonia National Park.

Expect a with a warm welcome from Gina and Gareth, luxurious surroundings and a delicious home cooked breakfast each morning. Try one of our afternoon teas, or our candle-lit dining on selected evenings (advance booking required).

Relax and unwind in the sitting room or conservatory overlooking the gardens and surrounding woodland while enjoying a glass of wine or hot drink and a good book. Watch a variety of wild birds dashing in for a treat at our bird feeders. Enjoy a walk through our grounds, explore the nearby disused railway path or listen to the sounds of the river, waterfall and birds from one of the many seating areas on the grounds. Afon Rhaiadr's water is supplied by its own natural spring.

Afon Rhaiadr offers excellent value package deals throughout the year.

The accommodation

The B&B is stylishly decorated throughout, staying true to the buildings period features and character. All five bedrooms are sumptuously decorated with luxury bathrooms, quality linens, fluffy towels, indulgent toiletries and a generous courtesy tray. Satellite TVs, DVD/USB players and wifi. Min age of 16 years.

Our area

There are many places to visit in Snowdonia with Portmeirion, the Ffestiniog & Welsh Highland Railway and many more wonderful steam trains on our doorstep. 20 min drive to Barmouth Seaside and Bala Lake, 10 mins from the popular Coed y Brenin forestry park for mountain biking, cycling & woodland walks which is also a short distance away from Dolgellau (our local historical town), which is a great example of the natural wonders of Snowdonia National Park. Lovcated on the boarder between North Wales & Mid Wales which are both a walker's paradise for all levels. A stones through from slate mines, castle, arts and crafts, technology, heritage properties, market towns, waterfalls, picturesque views, coastal drives and beautiful gardens. For the more adventurous white-water rafting, kayaking, mountain biking, ziplines, go below, tree top adventures, surfing, horse riding and much more.

Travel info

Parking available for guests

Directions - As you approach the outside; the property is on the south side of the A494 and has a clear B&B sign on the entrance but it can come up on you quite quickly. The property is on a bend in the road and has a sharp turning into the property on the right (1/4 mile from Brithdir sign post) if coming from Dolgellau. If you miss the entrance turning there is a layby shortly after the property. There is an even sharper turning in on the left 14 miles from Bala direction (you pass the layby just before the turning) – if coming from Bala it may be advisable to drive further along the road and turn to approach from the other direction.

Sat Nav – house postcode LL40 2AH or house coordinates .

Please bear in mind you might lose mobile phone signal when you are in the National park. You might want to bring a map, book or printed directions.


Afon Rhaiadr Country House

Bed and Breakfast at:

Gwynedd LL40 2AH

Book direct, no extra fees
  • Janet James
  • 8369
  • Bontnewydd
    Gwynedd LL40 2AH
  • Listed since October 2012
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