The Area

The Snowdon Cottage is situated in the small Welsh hamlet of Capel Ceyln in Snowdonia National Park. Directions and the exact location will be sent to you when you make your booking.

This area has a sad history as there used to be a village where the Llyn Ceyln reservoir now stands. This village was flooded by Liverpool Authority to provide water for the City.
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The house is very centrally placed being only 23 miles from Porthmadog and 22 miles from Betws-y-Coed, making it an ideal location if you are looking for tranquility but require easy reach to Snowdonia’s famous castles and beautiful beaches.

Four miles away from the cottage is the renowned Canolfan Tryweryn – The National Whitewater Centre. You can enjoy rafting, kayaking and canoeing.
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The Welsh town of Bala is 6 miles away. Bala is a small yet fascinating market town located at the head of its famous lake, Llyn Tegid. It is an ideal centre for touring North and Mid-Wales’ Mountains, Valleys and Coasts. Bala is famous for the quality of its watersports facilities, fishing (fly and coarse) walking, cycling and miniature steam railway. It is surrounded by breathtakingly beautiful countryside, being located within the Snowdonia National Park.


Llyn Tegid (sometimes known as Bala Lake) is the largest natural lake in Wales and also is home to the unique fish called the Gwyniad, a kind of land-locked herring.
Please click on the links below for more information on the activities.
Watersports – Click here to visit link
Bala Lake Railway – Click here to visit link

Approximately 20 miles from the cottage is the Coed Llandegla Forest Centre. This is a well known mountain biking and walking facility which covers 650 hectares –  Click here to visit link

The magnificent Mount Snowdon is located approximately 30 miles away from the cottage. There are several trails to the summit here or you can choose to take the Snowdon Mountain Railway from Llanberis Station – Click here to visit link