Treat yourselves to a peaceful and tranquil break in this luxurious ten bedroom, C16th country house. The house sits snugly in the mountainous area of Snowdonia, North Wales, just a short walk from the sandy delights of the Llŷn Peninsula and the bustling seaside town of Criccieth.
Gwynedd House offers large group accommodation, either on a self-catering basis or with in-house catering. Local activities range from golf to surfing.
Sleeping up to twenty-one guests, this south facing, fantastic house is set in seven acres of garden and woodlands and is perfect for large parties wanting to celebrate a special occasion!
Over 400 years old, this country home was once the home of the family of Lloyd George, the Liberal Prime Minister, in the late 1900s. More recently the property has been used as a lovely country hotel.
Set in seven acres of land, there is more than enough space for the whole family to enjoy! The gardens have been beautifully maintained, the seating area is the perfect spot to relax with a glass of Pimms amongst the beautiful azaleas, hydreangea and roses, while watching your loved ones enjoy a game of tennis! On a warm Summer's evening there is nowhere better to be than on the terrace watching the sunset while making use of the barbecue and dining al fresco.
Spring, summer, autumn or winter, Gwynedd House welcomes you year round!
From your luxurious base at Gwynedd House, enjoy the best that North Wales has to offer:
The house is a stone’s throw from Criccieth Golf Club (with special prices for golfing parties staying at the house). Other local golf clubs include Nefyn, Pwllheli, St David's, and Porthmadog. Oliver's VIP concierge team can arrange tee times for you, plus a 10% discount. Maximum golfing parties: 10 (single occupancy), or up to 18 sharing.
- Portmeirion Village & Gardens
- Festiniog Railway - Welsh Highland Railways
- Lloyd George Museum
- Caernarfon Castle
- Conwy Castle
From the longest zipwire in the world to Bounce Below, a huge subterranean playground, Zip World is located on 3 sites in Wales and offers adrenalin-fuelled experiences for all ages.
a) Penrhyn Quarry Bethesda (Velocity and Quarry Tour)
b) Zip World Forest at Betws y Coed (Zip Safari, Plummet and Skyride)
c) Slate Caverns Blaenau Ffestiniog (Titan, Bounce Below and Caverns)
Lon Eifion Cycle Route
This scenic route from Caernarfon to Bryncir runs alongside the Welsh Highland Railway and offers wonderful views of Caernarfon Bay and Snowdonia.
A revolutionary world-first inland surf lagoon roughly the size of six football pitches, set in the lush, green Conwy Valley in the lee of the Snowdonia mountains.
Bear Grylls Dragon Raiders Activity Park
Survival academy, paintball park and Segway adventures based in the heart of north Wales.
Pen Llyn Lusitano Stud and Riding Centre
Trekking, stable days, beach rides and lessons from the leading Lusitano stud in the UK.
Porth Neigwl (Hells Mouth) – West Coast Surf
Hells Mouth Surf School offers quality, fully qualified, insured and regulated surf school on the Peninsula since 1996 and have helped thousands of people with their first surfing experience.
Coed y Brenin not only has miles of exceptional singletrack for experienced and expert riders, but also great family and intermediate trails for all abilities. Bring your own or hire a bike.
Antur Stiniog Downhill Trails
Stiniog offers six fantastic downhill mtb trails, graded blue to black and the best mountain bike uplift service in the UK. Also offered is mountain bike coaching to riders of all levels, from beginner to expert; from trail riders to downhill racers.
Abersoch Sailing School
Sailing and powerboat lessons, sea kayaks, paddle boards, pedalos and ringo rides. Equipment available to hire.
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Go Karting, Quad Biking, Wakeboarding, Ten Pin Bowling and a Soft Play Centre (and much much more!). Homemade food is served all day. Admission and Parking is FREE!
Redline Indoor Karting
Groups and individuals are catered for, from absolute beginners to corporate hospitality events - all under the expert supervision of fully trained staff.
Beacon Climbing Centre
The largest indoor climbing centre in North Wales, welcoming all climbers and offering a full range of indoor climbing from relatively easy challenges for those new to the sport to fiendishly difficult climbs capable of testing the best climbers around.
Walking in Snowdonia
Snowdon itself, is obviously the prime destination for many with 6 popular routes to the summit of varying difficulties, but endless other walking routes around Snowdonia and the Llyn.
Dwyfor Health and Nordic Walks
Nordic Walking Taster sessions from the grounds of Mynydd Ednyfed to guided 6 hour walks further afield.
Shearwater Coastal Cruises
Specialising in scenic coastal cruises, visiting off-shore seal and seabird colonies where you can usually see and are regularly joined by the resident dolphins.
Recommended Food & Drink
- Ty-Coch Inn
- Dylan's Restaurant Criccieth