Destination guide

Delight in the majestic landscape of Dolgellau

The mountains, gardens and countryside display a scene truly unique to Dolgellau. This welcoming and walkable city entices travelers with its biking and forests. If you need more space to accommodate a family vacation or friends trip, rental homes often come with separate dining areas and spacious living rooms.


Sightseeing in and around Dolgellau

Are you searching for attractions to see in the city? Venture out of your vacation home and experience everything that Dolgellau has to offer. Here are some of the most popular attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Aberglaslyn Pass (18.3 mi / 29.5 km)
  • Gelert's Grave (18.8 mi / 30.2 km)
  • Llyn Dinas (19 mi / 30.6 km)
  • Watkin Path (19.9 mi / 32 km)
  • Betws-Y-Coed Golf Club (22 mi / 35.4 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Dolgellau

Travelers love Dolgellau for its picturesque gardens and pristine countryside. Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to take in the scenery, Dolgellau is a great place to spend some time outside. Here are a few of the area's noteworthy sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Cader Idris Mountain (5.8 mi / 9.3 km)
  • Barmouth Beach (9.2 mi / 14.7 km)
  • Fairbourne Beach (9.8 mi / 15.7 km)
  • Portmeirion Sands (13.5 mi / 21.7 km)
  • Lake Vyrnwy (15.6 mi / 25.2 km)
  • Tywyn Beach (16.8 mi / 27.1 km)

Where to stay around Dolgellau?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 987 vacation rentals near Dolgellau. From 422 Cottages to 422 Cabins, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Dolgellau for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when traveling to Dolgellau?

HomeAway offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in Dolgellau. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Cader Idris Mountain: 1,133 vacation rentals
  • Cymer Abbey: 1,335 vacation rentals
  • Mount Snowdon: 2,116 vacation rentals
  • Aberystwyth Beach: 787 vacation rentals
  • Caernarfon Castle: 2,215 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Dolgellau listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Cottages in Dolgellau?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 422 Cottages in Dolgellau. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Dolgellau include:

  • Cabins: 422 rentals available
  • Condos/Apartments: 66 rentals available
  • Villas: 9 rentals available

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation rentals including Houses and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Dolgellau?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 33 vacation rentals with pool available in Dolgellau. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.