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*NEW Tan y Gader

guests 12   Dolgellau, Eryri/ Snowdonia National Park

Priced for 2 staying, sleeps 12. Tan y Gader - Georgian townhouse in Dolgellau, Eryri / Snowdonia National Park

Hafod

guests 6   an astounding and secluded Eryri/ Snowdonia mountain location between Dolgellau and Fairbourne/ Barmouth beaches

Priced for 2 staying, sleeps 6. A remarkable and secluded off-grid Welsh farmhouse 'lost' in the mountains of Eryri between Dolgellau and Barmouth beach.

Gwêl y Cei

guests 7   Abergwaun, Pembrokeshire

Priced for up to 7 staying, sleeps 7. A Pembrokeshire family-friendly waterfront holiday cottage of the highest quality.

Bwthyn Abermawr

guests 6   Restored by Ed, at Abermawr, Pembrokeshire

Priced for up to 6 staying, sleeps 6. We're pleased to be the only cottage agency representing this beautiful Pembrokeshire cottage in one of the most desirable locations, within walking distance of beaches Abermawr and Aberbach.

Tŷ Trefaldwyn (The Old Post Office)

guests 8   Montgomery, Powys, Wales

Priced for up to 6 staying, sleeps 8. We're very pleased to be the only cottage agency to represent Tŷ Trefaldwyn (The Old Post Office) in gorgeous Montgomery - beautifully restored by friend Gerry.

Y Bragdy

guests 4   Betws-y-Coed, Snowdonia National Park

Priced for 2 (sleeps 4). A modern rustic Snowdonia holiday cottage retreat near Betws-y-Coed. This cottage is the perfect base to explore the lakes and mountains of beautiful Snowdonia National Park, and visit the gorgeous beaches of Anglesey.

Granar Trehilyn

guests 6   Pen Caer/ Strumble Head, Pembrokeshire Coast National Park

Priced for up to 6 staying, sleeps 6. Griff Rhys Jones’ luxury holiday cottage on Strumble Head in the Pembrokeshire Coast National Park, West Wales. Dog and family friendly.

Lough Mask

guests 7   above Lough Mask on the Galway/Mayo border, West of Ireland

Priced for 2 staying, sleeps 7. Stylish, spacious new holiday home overlooking Lough Mask County Mayo, Ireland

Sŵn y Don

guests 8   New Quay, West Wales, overlooking Cardigan Bay

Priced for up to 4 staying, sleeps 8. Fabulous holiday home in harbour town New Quay, Ceredigion, West Wales where you can watch dolphins from your door-step!

Cró na Trá

guests 4   Restored directly by Under the Thatch, at Dooey beach in West Donegal, Ireland

Priced for 2 staying, sleeps 4. Restored by Under the Thatch, with direct private access to the beach.

'Teach Mhicí' - Mickey's Cottage

guests 4   Restored from a ruin by Under the Thatch, at Dooey beach, West Donegal, Ireland

Priced for 2 staying, sleeps 4. Restored by Under the Thatch, and in the most remarkable beachfront location!

Ffermdy Trehilyn

guests 9   Strumble Head, Pembrokeshire Coast National Park

Priced for up to 6 staying, sleeps 9. Trehilyn Farmhouse is a large family holiday cottage ideal for get-togethers on the Pembrokeshire Coastal Path, West Wales. Restored by Griff Rhys Jones

Suffolk House

guests 10   Restored by friends, right on the River Stour in Suffolk, under 2 hours from London

Priced for up to 6 staying, sleeps 10. Restored by friends, we're delighted to be the only cottage agency representing this fine country house in Suffolk with estuary access. It's the perfect location for a large family get-together.

Zenobia

guests 8   New Quay, Ceredigion / Cardigan Bay

Priced for up to 6 staying, sleeps 8. Family friendly holiday home, New Quay, Cardigan Bay, Ceredigion. West Wales. Directly over-looking the bay and beach.

Trehilyn Uchaf

guests 5   Strumble Head, Pembrokeshire Coast National Park

Priced for up to 4 (sleeps 5). This is the Pembrokeshire Farm owned by Griff Rhys Jones that he lets for holidays when he isn’t home in Wales. In the Pembrokeshire Coast National Park near great coastal walks.

Melin Trehilyn

guests 4   Strumble Head, Pembrokeshire Coast National Park

Priced for up to 3 staying, sleeps 4. Dog-friendly holiday cottage restored by Griff Rhys Jones and family on the Pembrokeshire coast

Carreg Las

guests 7   Trefdraeth (Newport) Pembrokeshire coast

Priced for up to 7 staying (sleeps 7) - a stylish Georgian home in one of Pembrokeshire's most desirable coastal villages.

Bwthyn Trehilyn

guests 6   Strumble Head, Pembrokeshire Coast National Park

Priced for up to 5 staying, sleeps 6. Bwthyn Trehilyn is a dog-friendly holiday cottage restored by Griff Rhys Jones and family in the Pembrokeshire Coast National Park

Blaen y Buarth

guests 6   Amongst the peaks of the Snowdonia National Park

Priced for 2 staying, sleeps 6. Traditional Eryri/ Snowdonia mountain holiday cottage at Penmachno. Great views, plenty of land and the perfect location in the heart of the Parc Cenedlaethol Eryri / Snowdonia National Park.

Ffin-y-Parc 2

guests 4   Restored by friends near Betws-Y-Coed, the heart of Eryri/ Snowdonia, North Wales

Priced for 2, sleeps 2. Restored by our friends Roland and Ralph at Ffin y Parc just outside Betws-y-Coed – one of the finest quality holiday cottages in Snowdonia mountains and North Wales.

'Wendy', The Aberporth Express

guests 5   Restored directly by Under the Thatch on the Aberporth > Tresaith coastal footpath

Priced for 2 staying, sleeps 5. Under the Thatch's most challenging (and expensive) restoration ever - but so worth it in this amazing location!

The Land Girls' House

guests 4   Restored in conjunction with UTT near Glastonbury, Somerset, England

Priced for up to 2 staying, sleeps 4. Restored by our good friends Mary and Michael, we're delighted to be the only cottage agency representing this genuine 1940s corrugated tin holiday cottage near Glastonbury in Somerset. This project is craftsman Michael's labour of love!

Dolaumaen Isaf

guests 5   Mynachlog Ddu, Preseli, Pembrokeshire National Park

Priced for up to 2 staying, sleeps 5. *Refreshed & relaunched for 2024 (new photos coming soon). An idyllic family Pembrokeshire barn with folk-art furnishings. Garden sauna with mountain views available!

Bryncyn

guests 6   Restored in conjunction with Under the Thatch at Tanglwst, Carmarthenshire, West Wales

Priced for 2 staying, sleeps 6. Restored in conjunction with Under the Thatch, by our friend Dorian Bowen; here you have privacy, views, and an exquisite interior.

Bwthyn Tresinwen

guests 6   Strumble Head, Pembrokeshire Coast National Park, West Wales

Priced for up to 4 staying, sleeps 6. The nearest cottage to Strumble Head lighthouse, and just across two fields from Porth Sychan beach - a simple, unfussy cottage at a good price in a 5* location!

Cader Isaf

guests 4   Restored in conjunction with Under the Thatch, on the slope of Cader Idris above Dolgellau, Eryri/ Snowdonia National Park

Priced for up to 4 staying, sleeps 4. Restored by our good friends Megan and Alan in conjunction with Under the Thatch, on the slope of Cader Idris, and now one of our most popular Eryri/ Snowdonia rentals.

Dolau Canol

guests 6   Teifi Valley, West Wales

Priced for 4 (sleeps 6). A large and luxurious family holiday Welsh farmhouse, a perfect base for exploring West Wales. One of if not the best holiday cottage near to Lampeter University, this 5* cottage enjoys privacy down its own track.

Ysgubor Gwyrdd

guests 8   On our friends' farm near Machynlleth, looking to Eryri/ Snowdonia

Priced for 2 staying, sleeps 8. Converted from a cowshed by our friends Dafydd and brother Preds - this is a super sustainable, and stylish project and we're proud to be its agent!

Felin Fach

guests 9   Cardigan Bay, Pembrokeshire Coast National Park

Priced for up to 4 staying, sleeps 9. Family-friendly Welsh cottage in the most beautiful part of the North Pembrokeshire coast.

Cader Uchaf

guests 6   Restored by Megan and Alan in conjunction with Under the Thatch, on the slope of Cader Idris above Dolgellau, Eryri/ Snowdonia National Park

Priced for up to 6 staying, sleeps 6. Lovingly restored in consultation with Under the Thatch, this has long been one of most popular Snowdonia properties.

Hafan Tresinwen

guests 4   Stumble Head, Pembrokeshire

Priced for up to 4 staying, sleeps 4. The nearest cottage to Strumble Head lighthouse, just 5 mins walk from Porth Sychan cove. A simple cottage in a 5* location!

Nant y Bargoed

guests 4   Rhos, Carmarthenshire, West Wales

Priced for up to 2 staying, sleeps 4. A traditional Carmarthenshire family holiday cottage in a wonderful private ‘dell’ – this Welsh holiday cottage is loved by all who stay there – great green credentials too!

Penrhiw

guests 6   Restored from derelict in conjunction with UTT at Abercych, Pembrokeshire.

Priced for up to 2 staying, sleeps 6. Restored from derelict in conjunction with UTT at Abercych, North Pembrokeshire - our friend Stirling has done a super job here!

Penbont

guests 6   Penbryn beach, Cardigan Bay, West Wales

Priced for up to 4 staying, sleeps 6. Priced for up to 4 staying, sleeps 6. This house is simple, but you're buying the rare location by Penbryn beach!

Quinta Coimbra

guests 4   restored in conjunction with UTT in Villa Nova de Poiares, Coimbra, Portugal

Priced for 2 (sleeps 4). Restored by our good friend Denise, we're delighted to be the only cottage agency representing this adorable Portuguese family holiday villa in the hills near Coimbra. Great country interior, wonderful views and a chance to jump in the cold cistern outside on hot days!

Trehilyn Isaf

guests 4   Strumble Head, North Pembrokeshire coast

Priced for 2 (sleeps 4). Griff Rhys Jones’ Pembrokeshire Farm holiday cottage on Strumble Head in the Pembrokeshire Coast National Park in West Wales.

Tyn Y Simdde

guests 5   restored in conjunction with UTT at Llanfachreth in the heart of Eryri/ Snowdonia National Park

Priced for up to 4 staying, sleeps 5. Restored by friends Marit and Mike, this has been one of our most popular Snowdonia cottages over many years. It has a super location right up on the mountainside above Dolgellau in the Snowdonia National Park, the perfect cottage for hillwalkers and those who love seclusion.

Tŷ Albion

guests 8   Within walking distance of the beach at Llansteffan, Carmarthen

Priced for up to 8 staying, sleeps 8. Priced with up to 8 staying, this family cottage is walkable from wonderful Llansteffan beach and castle.

Krakow Old Town Apartment

guests 5   Restored directly by Under the Thatch in Krakow Old Town centre, Poland

Priced for up to 2 staying, sleeps 5. Restored directly by Under the Thatch, initially as the family home of our Director, now as a let.

Drumskinny Farm

guests 4   Restored in conjunction with Under the Thatch in the Fermanagh countryside of the West of Northern Ireland

Priced for up to 2 staying, sleeps 4. Restored in consultation with Under the Thatch, and one of our most cherished locations.

Tŷ Newydd

guests 21   Refurbished in conjunction with UTT at Cricieth, Llŷn Peninsula, North-West Wales

Priced for up to 12 staying, sleeps 21. We're proud to be sole booking agents for this Welsh country house estate at Llanystumdwy, near Cricieth, North-West Wales - perfect for a large get-together.

Bwlch Newydd

guests 5   the best of rural Carmarthenshire, with amazing views over the Towy Valley

Priced for 2 (sleeps 5). We're delighted to be sole agents for this expertly restored Welsh country cottage in the most idyllic location imaginable!

Traighenna Bay

guests 4   Overlooking Traighenna Bay and Glenveagh National Park in West Donegal, near Dooey (and other) beaches

Priced for 2 staying, sleeps 4. Renovated directly by Under the Thatch on Traighenna Bay, West Donegal.

Beudy Aeron

guests 4   Set in the beautiful Aeron Valley, near pretty harbour town Aberaeron, Ceredigion, West Wales

Priced for up to 4 (sleeps 4). A contemporary barn conversion near Aberaeron, West Wales with country views.

Cwtch Cranog

guests 4   Renovated by friends, in conjunction with UTT at Llangrannog beach, Ceredigion

Priced for up to 2 staying, sleeps 4. Renovated by our good friends Mandy and Gary, this is the best spot at Llangrannog beach!

Ysgubor Y Ffin Estate

guests 10   Priced for 10 staying - Bannau Brycheiniog - Brecon Beacons

Priced for up to 10 staying, sleeps 10. Brecon Beacons contemporary barn near Hay-on-Wye and Abergavenny. Secluded, but not far from pubs, restaurants and shops. Great for a family holiday at Offa's Dyke.

Hafod Dyfi

guests 6   near Aberdyfi in the Snowdonia National Park

Priced for up to 4 staying, sleeps 6. Hafod Dyfi enjoys the perfect location for a beach and mountain break, located above the Dyfi valley between Aberdyfi and Machynlleth.

Glan Cader

guests 4   Llanfihangel y Pennant, at the foot of Cader Idris, Eryri National Park/ Snowdonia

Priced for 2 (sleeps 4). A two bedroom historic cottage at the foot of Cader Idris mountain, dog-friendly and ideal for walkers.

*NEW - Tŷ Gin

guests 10   St Ishmael's, near Marloes Sands, Dale, Pembrokeshire

Priced for up to 6 staying, sleeps 10. Gin is a large barn conversion on the Pembrokeshire coast, perfect for families who love seaside escapes.

*New - Penffrwd Fach

guests 5   on the Rheidol falls, Cwmrheidol, near Aberysywth in mid Wales

Priced for up to 5 staying, sleeps 5. A newly constructed, sustainable riverfront property on the Rheidol falls, near Aberystwyth