Explorer's Cottage, Tanygrisiau
Ref: 5005A

Explorer's Cottage, Tanygrisiau. This is a UNESCO World Heritage Site: 'Wales Slate' - Ffestiniog: it's Slate Mines and Quarries, 'city of slates' and Railway to Porthmadog.
Living Room - Lounge & Dining areas (Ground Floor)
Living Room - Lounge area (Ground Floor)
Living Room - Lounge & Dining areas (Ground Floor)
Living Room - Dining area (Ground Floor)
Living Room - Lounge & Dining areas (Ground Floor)
Kitchen (Ground Floor)
Bedroom 1: Double bedroom (1st Floor)
Bedroom 1: Double bedroom (1st Floor)
Bedroom 1: Double bedroom (1st Floor)
Bedroom 2: 2 single beds (1st Floor)
Bedroom 2: 2 single beds (1st Floor)
Bedroom 2: 2 single beds (1st Floor)
Shower Room (1st Floor)
Shower Room (1st Floor)
Shower Room (1st Floor)
Front of Exlporer's Cottage and front garden
Parking for Exlporer's Cottage is along this long road with no parking restrictions. There is also extra parking at Cae Tanygrisiau playground car park (56 yards away).
Exlporer's Cottage front garden looking at Cae Tanygrisiau playground
 Cae Tanygrisiau playground. This playground is 56 yards from Exlporer's Cottage.
Looking at Explorer's Cottage from Cae Tanygrisiau playground. This playground is 56 yards from Exlporer's Cottage. From this location you can see the steam trains passing above the cottage.
Photo of the Ffestiniog Steam Train passing above Explorer's Cottage.
Photo of the Ffestiniog Steam Train passing above Explorer's Cottage.
Due to the pandemic only a few train stations are open, please check Ffestiniog & Welsh Highland Railway website to see which ones are open.
Explorer's Cottage, Tanygrisiau. This is a UNESCO World Heritage Site: 'Wales Slate' - Ffestiniog: it's Slate Mines and Quarries, 'city of slates' and Railway to Porthmadog.
Living Room - Lounge & Dining areas (Ground Floor)
Living Room - Lounge area (Ground Floor)
Living Room - Lounge & Dining areas (Ground Floor)
Living Room - Dining area (Ground Floor)
Living Room - Lounge & Dining areas (Ground Floor)
Kitchen (Ground Floor)
Bedroom 1: Double bedroom (1st Floor)
Bedroom 1: Double bedroom (1st Floor)
Bedroom 1: Double bedroom (1st Floor)
Bedroom 2: 2 single beds (1st Floor)
Bedroom 2: 2 single beds (1st Floor)
Bedroom 2: 2 single beds (1st Floor)
Shower Room (1st Floor)
Shower Room (1st Floor)
Shower Room (1st Floor)
Front of Exlporer's Cottage and front garden
Parking for Exlporer's Cottage is along this long road with no parking restrictions. There is also extra parking at Cae Tanygrisiau playground car park (56 yards away).
Exlporer's Cottage front garden looking at Cae Tanygrisiau playground
 Cae Tanygrisiau playground. This playground is 56 yards from Exlporer's Cottage.
Looking at Explorer's Cottage from Cae Tanygrisiau playground. This playground is 56 yards from Exlporer's Cottage. From this location you can see the steam trains passing above the cottage.
Photo of the Ffestiniog Steam Train passing above Explorer's Cottage.
Photo of the Ffestiniog Steam Train passing above Explorer's Cottage.
Due to the pandemic only a few train stations are open, please check Ffestiniog & Welsh Highland Railway website to see which ones are open.

REF:

5005A

BEDROOMS

2

CHANGEOVER DAY

Saturday

No. PETS

1

SLEEPS

4
SPECIAL OFFER
Christmas and New Year's Eve bookings can not start on a Friday (Christmas Eve & New Year's Eve) or Saturday (Christmas Day) or Sunday (Boxing Day) this year
STS Grade 4

Guests are in for a lucky suprise with this cosy cottage. This cottage is inside one of the new UNESCO World Heritage site: Wales Slate - Ffestiniog Slate Mines, Quarries and Steam Railway to Porthmadog! This area which 'roofed the world', so called because of the excellent quality of the local slate. This delightful cottage has been decorated and refurbished to a very good standard. The large inglenook fireplace makes a beautiful feature the living room providing a cosy setting for its lucky guests. On the doorstep of this holiday home are enough walks to last you the entire week along with a number of public houses waiting to greet you from your fun filled day in Blaenau Ffestiniog, 1ml. Along the top of the garden is where the Ffestiniog Steam Train makes it journey from Porthmadog to its final stop Blaenau Ffestiniog - so close you could shake the train conductors hand! Blaenau Ffestiniog is a small town host to some historic slate quarries which have now the amazing Zip World: Titan and Bounce Below adrenaline rush attractions in North Wales. Enjoy local taverns, eating establishments and many shops. The harbour town of Porthmadog is 12 miles away with its bustling streets, shops, restaurants and popular harbour. The long sandy beaches of Morfa Bychan and Harlech are both 14 miles away. Enjoy the cycle route around Llyn Trawsfynydd (7 mls) and Mountain Biking at Coed y Brenin Ganllwyd (14 mls).

2 BEDROOMS: 1 Double, 1 Twin. Bed linen provided.
SHOWER ROOM: with shower cubicle, WC & hand wash basin.
Modern fitted KITCHEN with electric cooker, fridge/freezer, microwave, washing machine and dishwasher.
LOUNGE/DINER: with mountain views, flatscreen Freeview TV, DVD, large inglenook fireplace housing a log burner.
GARDEN: Enclosed garden to the front with bench.
PARKING: for two cars on a quiet street.
HEATING: Electric heaters and log burner.
ELECTRICITY & ELECTRIC HEATING: Inclusive.
PET: Maximum 1 pet.
LINEN: Yes
TOWELS:At this time , due to Covid regulations, we are asking Guests bring their own TOWELS and TEA TOWELS.
WiFi: There is no WiFi provided at the property but please check you phone service provider for reception.
EXTRA: separate garage available for bike storage.

Price Group: 7

Mini-break rules: A mini-break is a holiday for less than 7 nights and/or may start on a day which isn't the normal changeover day (Saturday). In season (April to October), this property will accept mini-breaks 31 days before the start date of the holiday. In out of season (November to end of March) this property will accept mini-breaks in advance. However, for Christmas & New Year's Eve weeks minibreaks can only be accept within 72 days before the start date of the holiday.

Please note: A returnable £100 Good Housekeeping Deposit will be required before we can give the key safe code. Our experience shows that this procedure results in an all round better holiday for everyone, as our holiday home owners are prepared to offer better quality properties for guests and all guests fully respect the property and so make manageable the process of  preparing the property for the next guest's full enjoyment. Nearly all our guests are respectful people where the bond is fully returned. We have a high proportion of returning guests who are appreciative of our service and the high standard of accommodation that we strive to provide. Please be assured that STS is a Visit Wales/Welsh Assembly Government Accredited agency. Thank you in advance for your co-operation.

Visit Wales Comments (May 2017):
"A cute cottage close to all amenities. Cosy lounge has a wood burner and comfortable seating. A very comfortable property with excellent housekeeping."
Overall Quailty Percentage: 79%

Guest Feedback:  
Mr & Mrs C: "We forgot to write in your visitor book so we'll leave you a glorious review online to let people know  when theyr looking to book what a lovely cottage and location it is in and how thoughtful the owners are."
Mr & Mrs D: "Very comfortable with everything you could possibly need. Weather was out of this world, walking in Moelwyn and Snowdon enjoyable, ate, drank and had a wonderful time."
Mr & Mrs G: "Comfortable cottage, beautiful environment and fabulous weather, what more could you ask for. Walked every day, books and maps really useful. Last day walked route 21 in pathfinder guide 10 and ended up having fish and chips in Borth. Unfortunately have to go home tomorrow but will be back."
Mr & Mrs S: "What a lovely home to stay in, the time has flown by. Steam train to Bleanau Ffestiniog and walk back; nice to do.Steam train to Porthmadog very pretty, can stop at Minffordd and walk 1 1/2 miles to Portmeirion. Conway castle and town worth a visit also Harlech and surrounding area. Local walk up the hill worth a look, waterfalls in full flow after rain."



 

We strongly recommend that you take our Cancellation Protection (see Terms & Conditions). If you continue you will notice that during the next booking steps this will automatically be selected for you and the price will increase, so simply de-select them on the bookings screen if you already have holiday insurance or if you do not want any cover.

The Pet Charge for all properties accepting pets is £20 per pet.

After your stay, we ask you kindly to please leave the property as it is found, in a clean and tidy manner. This includes replacing the furniture if you have moved them, emptying all internal bins, clean and put away plates etc., clean work tops and surfaces and hoover the floors.

No Smoking: We want all our guests to enjoy an odour free environment when they arrive at their property. We therefore prohibit smoking within the premises in ALL our properties. A 'Refreshing Charge' will be levied on guests who smoke in properties. A No Smoking Policy may form part of a property's statutory Fire Risk Assessment.

Mini-breaks & Weekends: In most cases, bookings that are for less than 7 nights in the season (Easter to the end of October) are only bookable at short notice. Out of season (November to last week before Easter) is more flexible. The mini-break rules for each property is stated on the description. Weekend booking requests that do not start or end on a property's change-over day or cross over more than 1 week, are at the discretion of the property owner. Please feel free to call us to discuss your requirements.

 

Period Week Price 3 night price
02 October 2021 to 15 October 2021 £ 407 £ 326
16 October 2021 to 29 October 2021 £ 492 £ 394
30 October 2021 to 10 December 2021 £ 387 £ 310
11 December 2021 to 17 December 2021 £ 492 £ 394
18 December 2021 to 31 December 2021 £ 592 £ 474
01 January 2022 to 07 January 2022 £ 642 £ 514
08 January 2022 to 04 February 2022 £ 437 £ 350
05 February 2022 to 11 February 2022 £ 457 £ 366
12 February 2022 to 25 February 2022 £ 482 £ 386
26 February 2022 to 25 March 2022 £ 437 £ 350
26 March 2022 to 01 April 2022 £ 542 £ 434
02 April 2022 to 22 April 2022 £ 552 £ 442
23 April 2022 to 29 April 2022 £ 482 £ 386
30 April 2022 to 27 May 2022 £ 542 £ 434
28 May 2022 to 03 June 2022 £ 642 £ 514
04 June 2022 to 01 July 2022 £ 592 £ 474
02 July 2022 to 08 July 2022 £ 632 £ 506
09 July 2022 to 15 July 2022 £ 642 £ 514
16 July 2022 to 22 July 2022 £ 682 £ 546
23 July 2022 to 19 August 2022 £ 727 £ 582
20 August 2022 to 26 August 2022 £ 682 £ 546
27 August 2022 to 02 September 2022 £ 632 £ 506
03 September 2022 to 16 September 2022 £ 552 £ 442
17 September 2022 to 23 September 2022 £ 502 £ 402
24 September 2022 to 14 October 2022 £ 457 £ 366
15 October 2022 to 04 November 2022 £ 542 £ 434
05 November 2022 to 09 December 2022 £ 437 £ 350
10 December 2022 to 16 December 2022 £ 542 £ 434
17 December 2022 to 30 December 2022 £ 642 £ 514
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