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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.

Ffin-y-Parc 3

guests 2   Restored by friends at Llanrwst/ Betws-Y-Coed in Eryri/ Snowdonia, North Wales

Priced for 2, sleeps 2. Restored by our friends Roland and Ralph at Ffin y Parc near Betws-y-Coed – one of the finest quality holiday cottages in Snowdonia mountains and North Wales. We're delighted they asked us to be their agents!

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.

Casa Toscana

guests 4   In a Tuscan mountain village, less than an hour away from Florence and Pisa.

Priced for up to 2 staying, sleeps 4. Live your own Tuscan dream in this gorgeous contemporary transformation. Perfect for exploring Florence, Lucca and beyond

'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.

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 6 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!

Bryn Eglur

guests 4   Restored from ruin in conjunction with Under the Thatch, near Trelech in Carmarthenshire

Priced for 2 staying, sleeps 4. Restored from a ruin in conjunction with Under the Thatch by master craftsman /designer Dorian Bowen.

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.

Capel Pennant

guests 2   Chirk Castle estate, near Llangollen, NE Wales

Priced for 2 staying, sleeps 2. An immaculate restoration by our friends Nick and Derek; this romantic Chirk cottage is one of the most romantic we've seen!

Caban Llys-y-Frân

guests 2   Built directly by Under the Thatch - at Llys-y-Fran, Narberth, Pembrokeshire

Priced for 2, sleeps 2. It took years of planning applications, but we eventually got permission to build this cute tin cottage as an Under the Thatch newbuild in the most amazing Pembrokeshire location!

Cwm Hill

guests 2   Restored directly by Under the Thatch - at Llys-y-Fran, Narberth, Pembrokeshire

Priced for 2 staying, sleeps 2. Rescued from a roofless ruin by Under the Thatch, a sweet 1850s Welsh country cottage.

Awel For

guests 2   Restored in conjunction with UTT at Llanon, Ceredigion, West Wales

Priced for 2 staying, sleeps 2. Restored in conjunction with Under the Thatch by friends Mandy and Gary - they took out the huge picture windows we all hated, restored the original sashes, and gave this cottage the love it needed!

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.

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.

Tŷ Rownd

guests 2   Renovated in conjunction with UTT at Aberaeron, Ceredigion, West Wales

Priced for 2 staying, sleeps 2. Renovated in conjunction with Under the Thatch by our good friends Mandy and Gary, this is a cute modern thatch cottage.

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.

Ffin-y-Parc 1

guests 2   Restored by friends at Ffin-y-Parc, Llanrwst/ Betws-y-Coed, Eryri/ Snowdonia National Park

Priced for 2 (sleeps 2). Restored by our friends Roland and Ralph at Ffin y Parc near Betws-y-Coed – one of the finest quality holiday cottages in Snowdonia mountains and North Wales. We're delighted they asked us to be their agents.

Maison Lavandes

guests 3   Restored in conjunction with UTT near Corbieres, Languedoc, South-West France

Priced for up to 2 staying, sleeps 3. Restored in conjunction with Under the Thatch by friends Diane and Peter in the Corbieres region of Languedoc, France. This traditional holiday cottage sits in a quiet village with a charming interior and short drive to beaches, river bathing, or wine tasting or Carcassonne.

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.

*NEW - Morlaix

guests 7   restored by friends at Morlaix, Brittany, France

Priced for 2 staying, sleeps 7. Restored by friends Michael and Mary (and Michael's nephew Tom), we're delighted to be the only cottage agency representing this apartment in a 17th century listed building in the historic town of Morlaix, Brittany.

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 - Y Felin at Dolaumaen Isaf

guests 2   Mynachlog Ddu, Preseli mountain, Pembrokeshire Coast National Park

Priced for up to 2 staying, sleeps 2. New for spring 2024 - Y Felin is a small converted mill owned by friends, in a tranquil Preseli mountain location.