Destination guide

Delight in the majestic landscape of Gwynedd

Enjoy the history and other features of Gwynedd. This walkable and relaxing city is known for its mountain views, hiking and sightseeing. With a vacation rental, you get a home away from home—many rentals offer full kitchens and outdoor grills for some home cooking.

Activities

Activities and attractions in and around Gwynedd

Are you looking for things to do in the area? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to experience everything that Gwynedd has to offer. These are some of the top attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Gelert's Grave (8.2 mi / 13.2 km)
  • Aberglaslyn Pass (8.2 mi / 13.3 km)
  • Rhyd Ddu Path (8.5 mi / 13.6 km)
  • Llyn Dinas (10.1 mi / 16.2 km)
  • Watkin Path (11 mi / 17.7 km)
  • Pyg Track (13.4 mi / 21.5 km)
Natural features

Exploring the mountains and other natural features in Gwynedd

Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to appreciate the scenery, Gwynedd is a great place to get out in nature. These are a few of the area's most enchanting natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Moel Hebog (6.5 mi / 10.5 km)
  • Portmeirion Sands (9.1 mi / 14.7 km)
  • Nefyn Beach (9.9 mi / 15.9 km)
  • Llyn Dinas (10.1 mi / 16.2 km)
  • Llanbedrog Beach (11 mi / 17.7 km)
  • Mount Snowdon (11 mi / 17.8 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Gwynedd

If you're traveling by train, Criccieth Station, Penychain Station and Abererch Station are the main stations in the area.

Can I find a vacation rental around Gwynedd?

Yes, our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 3,852 vacation rentals near Gwynedd. From 1,755 Cabins to 1,755 Cottages, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Gwynedd for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What are the most popular destinations to visit in Gwynedd?

There are many lovely places to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Gwynedd. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular destinations to visit are:

  • Snowdonia: 3,366 vacation rentals
  • Caernarfon: 1,976 vacation rentals
  • Bangor: 1,395 vacation rentals
  • Abersoch: 845 vacation rentals
  • Aberdovey: 416 vacation rentals

And HomeAway offers you the chance to discover many other popular destinations in Gwynedd! Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available in other popular destinations.

What are the main cities to discover in Gwynedd?

Whether you're traveling with family or friends, here are the cities with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Gwynedd:

  • Caernarfon: 1,976 rentals
  • Bangor: 1,395 rentals
  • Abersoch: 845 rentals
  • Aberdovey: 416 rentals
  • Porthmadog: 763 rentals

For other cities, please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

Near which points of interest can I spend my holidays in Gwynedd?

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

  • Mount Snowdon: 2,116 rentals
  • Caernarfon Castle: 2,216 rentals
  • Barmouth Beach: 1,334 rentals
  • Bangor University: 2,154 rentals
  • Harlech Castle: 1,956 rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Gwynedd listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Just write your wanted destination in our search bar and have a look at our selection.