Popular Lettings in Barmouth
Highlights in Barmouth
- Stunning countryside
- Clean, sandy beaches
- Traditional pubs
- Amazing mountain biking
Most popular in Barmouth
Prices and availability
Holiday rentals and lettings in Barmouth
Barmouth is a traditional seaside town, with miles of safe, clean, sandy beaches, and plenty of activities for all the family. It is also on the doorstep of some of the UK’s most ravishing scenery, both coastal and mountainous. Explore the town and region from a holiday rental located right on the coast stretching both to the north and south of the town, in the heart of the compact town centre, or further inland along the stunning wide sandy estuary which Barmouth guards over.Gorgeous and spacious holiday rentals for large groups
The lettings in and around Barmouth are simply gorgeous. They tend to be light and spacious, taking full advantage of the sea and mountain views with extensive gardens and well-position terraces from where you can enjoy the scenery. Many properties are suitable for large groups, with houses having up to 8 bedrooms. A holiday rental in Barmouth: what better way can there be to explore this dramatic part of the world?!
Holidays in Barmouth
The area and getting around
Barmouth is a small but perfectly formed town in north-west Wales on the coast of Snowdonia, where the mountains meet the sea. The journey to Barmouth is a wonderful adventure in itself, with quaint country roads taking you back in time and forcing you to slow down and just take in the magnificent highland scenery. The town is at the mouth of a picturesque estuary where there are numerous gentle and calming walks. The ideal place to unplug and revitalise!Right on the doorstep of the magnificent Snowdonia National Park
Located just to the north-west of Barmouth, Snowdonia boasts outstanding natural beauty, lush green valleys, mountain lakes, rugged peaks and thunderous waterfalls. The abode of the highest mountain in Wales, take the hike up to the 1085-metre summit, where on a clear day views await you of not only the surrounding valleys and lakes, but also to Ireland and even Scotland! This consummate hiking territory in Wales is a world-class tourist site that will be right on your doorstep when you stay in Barmouth.
Travellers and activities
Barmouth is a great base from where you can embark on numerous fantastic day trips of the area. Porthmadog, a gorgeous 45-minute drive away along the coast, is the starting point of the Welsh Highlands Steam Train, which takes you through the glorious Snowdonia National Park, allowing you to experience the magnificent scenery in comfort whilst savouring the romance of gleaming steam engines and carriages. Portmeirion, also 45 minutes from Barmouth is an enchanting Italianate style village which boasts sub-tropical gardens and whimsical architecture. The buildings are colourful and quaint, the sea views unbeatable. These are just two of many wonderful day trips at the fingertips of lucky visitors to Barmouth.Barmouth for lovers of the traditional pub
Pub lovers have it good in Barmouth, but with so many lovely traditional pubs to choose from, it can be difficult to know where to start! Well, mingle with the locals and tourists at The Last Inn, where a warm welcome awaits you in this 15th Century public house. It is renowned throughout Wales for its traditional inglenooks and Ships Beams, and a natural spring waterfall! The Ysgethin Inn is set by the river and has a great outdoor space. It is perfect for lazy summer’s evening, and the range of beers is second to none. Hungry? It has the best steak and ale pie probably on the planet!
The famous writer William Wordsworth visited Barmouth, and he wrote: “With a fine sea view in front and the mountains behind, Barmouth can always hold its own against any rival!”
Top 5 travel tips in Barmouth
The town’s lovely harbour is a fantastic place to just hang out, with a wide array of restaurants, cafes, fish and chips outlets and impossible-to-walk-by ice-cream shops, as well as plenty of seating to enjoy the spectacular sea and mountain views. And when there, make sure to try out crabbing, a popular activity among the locals!2. A memorable day for your family
Unleash your inner-adrenaline seeker at Bounce, a massive underground net adventure! A huge underground cave across which giant trampolines have been strung, this attraction is a one-of-a-kind which takes the fun of trampolining to a whole new level.3. Sweet tooth got the better of you?
Knickerbocker Glory in Barmouth is the place for the implacable sweet tooth. Its shelves are bursting with lollipops and every coloured sprinkle adds to the charm.4. Take your children to Gypsy Wood Park
One of Wales' best kept secrets, Gypsy Wood Park blends the magic of fairies with the beguile of animals and the rocky wilderness of handsome natural woodland. Make sure to check out the fantastical miniature railway display.5. Discover mountain biking heaven!
The forests of nearby Coed Y Brenin offer some of the best mountain biking in the entire country. There are routes for beginners to the more advanced, and you can rent a bike if you don’t have your own equipment. Not big into biking? No excuse, some truly wonderful walks await you here!