Pen Cae Newydd

The perfect Llyn Peninsula location, North Wales, overlooking Cardigan Bay - near choice of beaches
Guests: 7       Wifi: available       Pets? Strictly no pets allowed

Pen Cae Newydd

about the property

Beautiful Llyn Peninsula (some say ‘Lleyn’) for your perfect North Wales holiday. Visit the castle and amazing local beaches. Great quality interior, views and furnishings that make this a special place for your Llyn holiday.

Pen Cae Newydd is a large characterful longhouse cottage that has been carefully and sympathetically restored, and offers the perfect Llyn retreat with easy access to both North and South coast beaches and castles within 15 minutes (only 8 minutes to the nearest sandy beach). The perfect location for exploring one of the most beautiful parts of the UK and the Snowdonia National Park - if you've never been then you'll fall in love with this fabulous peninsula. 

Situated high above the River Erce on an old fort, Pen Cae Newydd occupies a elevated sheltered setting facing south to the coastline of Cardigan Bay. The surrounding garden is bordered by field walls, beyond below there is a clear river (Erce) in which there is trout fishing, sheep grazing and undulating pasture.

There is excellent walking, bird-watching in the immediate area easy access to the sandy beaches and rocky inlets of the Llyn Peninsula, the towns Pwllheli and Porthmadog are all within easy driving distance. The cottage sleeps seven but if your party is larger also book Yr Hen Granar next door that sleeps a further four. 



latest review

We had a wonderful week. The sun shined and we hopped from beautiful beach to beautiful beach - the kids were in the sea every day, and we even persuaded them to walk some of the amazing coastal path....

Hilary stainsby , September 2017

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good to know

arrival at
depart by
7 nights from
£659 (based on 2 staying)
7 nights up to
£1238 (based on 2 staying)
strictly no pets allowed
bed layout
Master Double (ground floor), Twin, Twin, Sofabed (double)

facilities at Pen Cae Newydd

wifi broadband available
farm or rural location
young children welcome
coastal location - within 5 miles of the sea
open fire / woodburner
media & technology
television and reception
cleaning services
washing machine

map - location

travel info

Nearest: Train; Pwllheli 3 miles Bangor 22 miles (3.hrs.12min London.Virgin trains.)

in detail

Kitchen /Dining area:

  • contemporary timber fitted kitchen, Aga, ceramic hob, dishwasher, washing machine, fridge, freezer.

Living room:

  • Spacious living room with deep comfortable sofas and a open fire place - Colour TV, DVD, Radio/Mini CD/System.
  • Dining area: Farmhouse style table and chairs

Bathroom (downstairs):

  • Well heated wet/shower roomwith heated flooring and WC

Master bedroom (downstairs)

  • Large bedroom with views to the garden with Double bed

Slated hall leading up turning stairs to

Bedroom 2: Three single beds

Bedroom 3: Twin beds

Bathroom 2: Bath with shower attachment, loo and mahogany surround basin.

Outside: Lovely garden with orchard and views over the countryside and beyond to the Cardigan coastline

Garden furniture


local area

  • Pwllheli - local town with restaurants and shopping, Golf club, huge sandy beaches - 4 miles (8 minutes)
  • Porthmadog - harbourside town with shops and supermarket facilities -13 miles - 24 minutes
  • Portmeirion - designed and built by Sir Clough Williams-Ellis between 1925 and 1975 in the style of an Italian village - 16.4 miles - 30 mins
  • Criccieth - Criccieth Castle,originally built by Llewelyn the Great and town shopping, restaurants, cafes - 7.5 miles - 15 mins
  • Penarth Fawr Medieval house - 15th Century hall house, impressive timber roof and aisle-truss
  • Nefyn & Mofa Nefyn - lovely beaches - 8.5 miles -13 mins
  • Ty Coch Inn, Porthdinllaen - traditional pub right on sandy beach - 9 miles - 14 mins

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customer reviews for Pen Cae Newydd

We had a wonderful week. The sun shined and we hopped from beautiful beach to beautiful beach - the kids were in the sea every day, and we even persuaded them to walk some of the amazing coastal path. The cottage is great, perhaps not quite as special as other UTT properties we have stayed in but with comfortable beds, a friendly owner and a good location there is a lot to recommend it!

- Hilary stainsby ,
September 2017

A lovely cottage set in tranquil countryside. The position is very central to reach either coast of the beautiful Llyn peninsular. The cottage is very well equipped and comfortable. A particular plus was the spacious sitting room with doors onto a large, lawned garden. Perfect to return to after an exhausting day walking the coastal path.

- Lyndsay long ,
June 2015
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