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Beautiful Self-Catering Cottages in private location, near to Beaches. - Penrhyn Mawr Cottage

Bedrooms 1
Half Baths1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights



Penrhyn Mawr Cottage

Fully fitted cream kitchen, with electric hob, oven, dishwasher, fridge, freezer, microwave, toaster, kettle and TV. The kitchen is very well equipped with cutlery, utensils, crockery, glasses and pans. There is also a breakfast table and chairs. Leading from the Entrance hall is a utility room with a washer/dryer, WC and wash basin. Also downstairs is the white beamed Master bedroom with en-suite facilities. There is a memory 5 ft King Size bed, TV and plenty of wardrobe and drawer space. There is an inglenook fireplace with electric flame effect fire. Off the bedroom, the en-suite facilities include a shower, WC and wash basin. Upstairs there is a large beamed lounge with beautiful views across the Menai Strait to Snowdonia and the Lleyn Peninsula. There is a wood burning stove, full satellite TV, DVD/Video Player and selection of videos/DVDs. There is a comfortable 4ft 6ins double sofa bed with memory foam mattress in the lounge area. Plenty of hanging and drawer space is provided

About the property

The Castaways, Penrhyn Mawr

Penrhyn Mawr/Castaways is an 18th Century Welsh longhouse situated in private grounds on the beautiful Island of Anglesey near to the Menai Strait. The property, formally a restaurant, has been tastefully restored and converted into two beautiful holiday Cottages. Both Cottages enjoy all modern conveniences whilst remaining full of character. The Castaways has two bedrooms and sleeps 4 whilst Penrhyn Mawr Cottage, which also sleeps 4, has an upstairs lounge with stunning views across the Menai Strait and the Snowdonia Mountain range down to the Llyn Peninsula. The properties offer high quality accommodation for visitors who enjoy peace and tranquillity; a chance to get away from the madding crowd and relax in this quiet location. The essence of Penrhyn Mawr is one of peace and tranquility. Therefore, Penrhyn Mawr it is better suited to adults, and families with older children, who appreciate a quiet environment. Each property has its own private garden. Beautiful sandy beaches nearby. Join us on Facebook !

Mrs Clare Brockley
Member since: 2009
Speaks: english
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Calendar last updated:
October 16, 2017

About Mrs Clare Brockley

My family home. An 18th Century Welsh longhouse. Three generations and much loved.

Mrs Clare Brockley purchased this cottage in 1959

Why Mrs Clare Brockley chose Anglesey

Unique location, a mile from the Menai Strait. Great views, and perfect peace and quiet. Far from the hustle and bustle of everyday living yet convenient for the beautiful local beaches and tourist attractions.

What makes this cottage unique

Warm and friendly welcome and a determination to make your holiday a great one.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Beautiful LOcation. Restful, quiet, lots of amazing wildlife. Best property we have ever stayed in. And we are looking to come back here as soon as possible. A wonderful week !
Aug 2012
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Nearest Airport
80 Miles
Nearest Barpub
3 Kilometres
Marram Grass
Nearest Ferry
20 Miles
Nearest Train
10 Miles
Nearest Beach
3 Miles
Newborough Llandwyn beach
Car: necessary

European Blue Flag award beach only 10 minutes drive away. Easy access to all of Anglesey's beaches and half an hours drive to the magnificence of the Snowdonia Mountain range. Great views to the Snowdonia Mountain Range and Menai Strait and down to the Llyn Peninsula from the Cottage. A great location for walkers, bird watcher and everyone in search of a peaceful and relaxing holiday on the beautiful Island of Anglesey in North Wales. If you enjoy a quiet location in a rural setting, then this is the place to truly unwind. Join us on Facebook

Available Rentals

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£50/week deposit is required to confirm a booking. The balance is due 3 weeks before the date of arrival. Please note that during Christmas and New year the cost rises to cover winter heating and Christmas and New Year tree and decorations which the owner provides .
Short Breaks:

Short breaks out of season and late availability - £70 per night with a minimum stay of 3 nights.
No children under 12 years


Dwyran Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage (semi-detached)
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • pets considered
  • not suitable for children
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Near The Ocean
  • Rural
  • Away From It All
  • Farm Holidays
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Sofa Bed
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Lounge - 1 sleep sofa /futon
  • Pillows and duvets are provided and visitors are asked to bring their own duvet covers, bottom sheets, pillow cases and towels. Linen can be arranged for our overseas visitors.
  • Books
  • Books for Adults
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • VCR
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • 4 garden chairs
  • unsuitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • forests
  • library
  • museums
  • ruins
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
One well trained dog welcome. Strictly no smoking. Full Satellite TV


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Penrhyn Mawr Cottage
average rating of 5.0 based on 17 reviews

Wonderful cottage in lovely quiet setting

  • 5 of 5

Gorgeous cottage perfect for the two of us and our two dogs. We were greeted with tea and cake waiting which was very welcome! The cottage is very well set out with a very spacious lounge with great views upstairs. It was equipped with everything you could possibly need. Could not fault it in any way - we had a lovely time.

  • Submitted: Jun 21, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for your kind words about our home ! Your holiday is very important to us and we will continue to maintain a good standard and most of all a warm welcome. We hope to see you again one day !
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Stunning secret hideaway

  • 5 of 5

This is the perfect peaceful haven on Anglesey. Really comfortable accommodation with all that one could need and wish for. Beautifully maintained and spotless. Lovely gardens to laze in or ideally situated for trips to Newborough Warren and glorious beaches nearby and Anglesey's treasures. With Menai Bridge a short drive away you can access Snowdonia, Lleyn peninsula and North Wales sights with ease. Thoroughly highly recommend - we always return year after year.

  • Submitted: May 6, 2015
  • Stayed: Aug 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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A perfect place

  • 5 of 5

We could not find a better place for our holiday. The Castaways is beautiful - very comfortable and equiped perfectly. Clare and Rai prepared us a warm welcome with tea and cake. They were very helpful during our whole stay. Thank you.

We loved the beautiful garden and our evening walk to the menai strait trough the fields with cows and hares. The weather was wonderful, sunny and warm. The Castaways and it surroundings are like a peaceful Island.

Thank you for the tipp Marran Grass (we had a wonderful meal their) and Hooton's Farm shop.

It's a great place to spend a relaxing holiday. We do hope that we will have the chance to come again.


  • Submitted: Jun 24, 2012
  • Stayed: May 2012
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: How great to receive such compliments - it means the world to us. Holidays are important. We endevour to make them perfect. Please come and see us again.
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A Really Lovely Holiday

  • 5 of 5

The spectacular views from the lounge towards the Menai Strait, Snowdonia and Caernarfon make this charming cottage the ideal spot for a wonderful away from it all relaxing holiday. Anglesey with its little bays and Snowdonia were all within easy reach for trips out. Even the weather was kind to us. Monty our little dog enjoyed Newborough Forest and the dogs allowed beaches.

Claire and Railton really do take the trouble to make their guests stay enjoyable.

  • Submitted: Aug 25, 2011
  • Stayed: Jul 2011
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you ! I am delighted that you had a good holiday. I do hope you manage another vist. We try our very best to make sure that all is 'tip top' Our visitors are very important to us !
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Penrhyn Mawr

  • 5 of 5

A haven of tranquility! The cottage is a delightful merging of the old and the new providing character and comfort in abundance. We had a lovely stay in this charming cottage particularly enjoying the magnificent lounge with its log fire after bracing walks on the nearby Newborough coast. Newborough coast and forest walks are a must for anyone staying at the cottage.

We also appreciated the warm welcome and hospitality we received from Clare on our arrival.

  • Submitted: Feb 27, 2011
  • Stayed: Feb 2011
  • Source: HomeAway
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Penrhyn Mawr Cottage, Dwyran

  • 5 of 5

We had a really great weekend here. The cottage is in a really beautiful spot down by the Menai straits and really inviting with a huge upstairs sitting room with fantastic views of Snowdownia and a very impressive fireplace and wood burner which kept us really warm. The owners laid on an exceptional welcome after we had arrived after a difficult journey. The fire already lit and tea and homemade biscuits and immediate help with shopping as we were on our bikes. They were also happy to listen to any special requests we had and were extremely helpful. The cottage is also very close to Newborough which has a really beautiful beach opposite Snowdonia with a some spectacular walking along the Llanddwyn peninsular. There is also a forest to the back of the beach with lots of on- and off-road cycle tracks which our sons really enjoyed. Anglesey is also well worth exploring further; great beaches at Rhosneigr, Red Wharf Bay and Benllech, a lovely small town and medieval castle at Beaumaris, not to mention picturesque fishing villages such as Moelfre. We didn't manage all these this time but they are all old favourites.

  • Submitted: Feb 23, 2011
  • Stayed: Feb 2011
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Debbie - we are so glad you enjoyed your stay. We were glad to help. Clare
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