Rhyd Fudr

Above Llyn Tegid lake in Snowdonia National Park
Guests: 4       Wifi: not available       Pets? Pets welcome (max. 2 dogs), fee applies

Rhyd Fudr

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Bala Welsh holiday cottage for the family above Llyn Tegid with remarkable views, and privacy. Stylish interiors and fabulous views…everything you’d want in a Snowdonia holiday cottage in Wales!

A detached Welsh mountain cottage perched high on the flanks of the Aran mountain above Llyn Tegid (Lake Bala) in the Snowdonia National Park. Newly renovated, this stylish bolt-hole offers seclusion, fine views and a contemporary interior. The 'Listed' historic building (built 1725) has been carefully restored, juxtaposing traditional conservation materials (lime plasters and whitewashing etc) with contemporary furnishings. Stay here if you enjoy fine open views and that wonderful sense of privacy that you get from being at the end of your own private track. A fine escape for mountaineers, watersports enthusiasts and budding authors alike. Click here for aerial photograph.



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We loved this mountain top cottage. It’s cosy with super thick walls and it was gorgeous to wake to frosty mountains but still feel warm and cosy indoors. The clear skies at night are magical for view...

Susan H, November 2018

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£404 (based on 2 staying)
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£898 (based on 2 staying)
pets welcome (max. 2 dogs)
bed layout
Master Double, Twin

facilities at Rhyd Fudr

farm or rural location
open fire / woodburner
pub nearby (walkable)
cleaning services
washing machine
young children welcome

map - location

in detail

The property is fully central-heated throughout (included in holiday price).

Cegin Fawr - Traditional living room with wood-burning stove, TV with DVD player (note no TV reception) & i-Pod docking station.

Parlour - in use as dining room with views front & back

Kitchen - a basic but spacious & modern free-standing kitchen with views. Washing machine & microwave etc. No freezer but small freezer compartment in fridge

Master Bedroom - with double bed

Twin bedroom - with two full-size single beds. Although no cot is available, there is a bed rail for younger children, and also a booster chair.

Bathroom - spacious luxury bathroom with contemporary roll-top bath and great views. No shower, but who needs one with a room this fine?

Outside - plenty of parking, an enclosed garden to front, modern slate patio to rear, and lots of great walking and land to explore 'on the doorstep'.

local area

Llanuwchllyn village (shop/pub/food) - 1.8 miles
Bala town (cinema/golf/sailing etc) - 5 miles
Llyn Tegid with watersports and fishing - 2 miles
Whitewater Rafting - 9 miles
Steam Railway -1.5 miles
Mountain Biking - 16 miles
Beach/ Estuary - 40 mins

The Eagles Inn- This operates as a shop in the mornings, offering fresh bread, dairy products, vegetables, local meat, and newspapers. A delivery to the cottage on arrival is available through the housekeeper (Ursula), if guests contact the pub directly to place an order (01678 540698 or email [email protected]). More information can be found at www.balacottagekeeper.co.uk/freshlocalproduce.


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customer reviews for Rhyd Fudr

We loved this mountain top cottage. It’s cosy with super thick walls and it was gorgeous to wake to frosty mountains but still feel warm and cosy indoors. The clear skies at night are magical for viewing stars ands we even saw the Milky Way, so uninterrupted by light pollution was it. Fabulous views.

- Susan H,
November 2018

A lovely break; Rhyd Fudr was warm and cosy. We hope to come again!

- Caroline parkinson ,
October 2018

Wonderful stay and great location, thank you

- Elizabeth F,
June 2018

We had a great week in Rhyd-Fudr. It is in a great location. The jeep to get up the drive was appreciated (and essential) as it would be too right for most cars and would be a long way to walk. Using it during the week added to the fun! The house was fine. Decor a little strange, kitchen quite well equipped although lacked a couple of things we'd expect, but otherwise good and we really enjoyed our stay. We had a number of good walks in the area, and the local pub serves good food and was very friendly.

- Paul hudson ,
April 2018

Brilliant place to stay if you like stars and a beautiful view - very comfy and warm even in an unseasonably cold march . The jeep is fun -for the driver and front seat passengers/ still a great get up the hill option for jostled boot passenger ! Truly memorable thankyou

- Kathryn webber ,
April 2018

A lovely location with amazing views. The cottage is really nice and comfortable. The track up isn't for the faint hearted in winter so the jeep is essential.

- Lisa D,
February 2018

Had a wonderful post Christmas break with our did and even had some snow. Wonderful walks exactly as described secluded and our batteries recharged.

- Suzanne elliott ,
January 2018

A delightful cottage! Many thanks to UTT and Ursula and Bob (the housekeepers) as nothing was too much trouble. The photos do not do justice to the lovely rustic interior. The facilities leave you wanting for nothing. Hope to be back in 2018!

- Thomas Y,
January 2018

The cottage was amazing and provided all the facilities we needed for a family break, it was finished to a high quality, especially the bathroom which was stunning. While providing peace and tranquillity it was also central to most activities in North Wales so a perfect base. The kids loved the drive up and down the path in the Jeep, it added magic to the overall trip.

- Gerwyn E,
September 2017

What a wonderful place. The cottage is perfect if you just want to get away from everything and completely relax. Using the jeep to get up the hill is great fun and the position at the top of the hill is perfect - surrounded with breathtaking views and lovely walks. We had fabulous weather and soaked up the sun on the pretty terrace behind the cottage. We also had more autumnal weather and got to enjoy the cosiness of the place with the fire blazing while the wind howled outside. It really is a great place whatever the weather.

- Romany simon ,
September 2017

The housekeeper Ursula stayed on to meet us and gave us a very warm welcome and lots of tips about where we could and couldn't walk the dog. The house itself is lovely, the TV rather small but we came well stocked with DVDs as we knew there would be no TV or wifi!! The bathroom is absolutely gorgeous, bedrooms a bit lacking in furniture (mirrors, wardrobes, hooks etc. to hang/store clothes) and the lounge very is very comfortable....when the weather was good enough it was really lovely to sit in the garden and stare at the fantastic view.

- Helen veitch ,
August 2017

What a lovely holiday we had in Wales and at Rhyd-Fudr! At First we weren't too sure of being away from the Internet and TV for a week, but only when at Rhyd-Fudr we realised it was exactly what we needed. The setting is stunning with the mountainous views covered with sheep green everywhere you look and the cottage has everything you may need to make your stay perfect! Thanks so much for everything and we will definitely look forward to being back!

- Elina G,
July 2017

The cottage is lovely. It's ideally located to explore this beautiful part of Wales and the wide range of activities on offer; from walking up Cader Idris to a quaint cup of tea at Llanuwchllyn Railway Station!

- Carol L,
July 2017

Great cottage in a secluded location. Like the minimalistic yet still traditional interior. This cottage has the best bath in the world, heaven! The jeep up the lane was good fun too! Thanks under the thatch!

- Isabel T,
June 2017

Lovely holiday only neighbours were sheep , cosy evenings by the log burner and great days exploring local area

- Sarah B,
June 2017

A beautiful house in a beautiful location - as we have come to expect with UTT.

- Simon edwards ,
May 2017

Great little cottage and idillic surroundings with some great views and just what was required to get away from it all

- James H,
May 2017

We had a fantastic time at Rhyd-Fudr, what a stunning place, which ticked all our boxes - fresh air, wood fire, open fields and frolicking lambs! Laka Bala was stunning too and there was plenty to do, the time just flew. The house was great, all mod cons and comfortable, and the housekeeper was really friendly. Once more Under the Thatch does the business, thank you!

- Mr shashi desai ,
May 2017

A lovely weekend in a fantastic cottage. Quiet and cosy, with no light pollution or traffic noise. Everything you need for a relaxing break. Great walking from out of the front door.

- Andrew rye ,
February 2017

We had a really enjoyable stay. We loved the rural location, log burning fire and comfortable beds.

- Marcia R,
October 2015

Lovely place; and just what we needed.

- Chris davey , Birkenhead (United States Minor Outlying Islands),
July 2015

"Fantastic cottage so simple and away from it all but cosy and welcoming. Has been beautifully restored. Really special place." ~ Rachel, Jim, Dylan & Ella

July 2014

''What a wonderful place - the cottage is so comfortable, the bed wonderful. We feel so relaxed just from these few days. Brilliant location - mountains and beaches all within easy reach. We'll be back! Must be so cosy in winter.'' ~ Jane & Nathan Smith

July 2014

'The first to experience the delights of Rhyd Fudr and there are many. Cosy, quiet, peaceful evenings by the woodburner, long hot soaks in the bath, bracing walks, comfy beds, amazing views, the lambs in the fields etc etc. Hope to be back soon. ~ Nicola Pritchard

July 2014