Nestling in a magical setting, surrounded by mountains, rivers, lakes, forests, castles and the coast, a short walk from the 1930s swing bridge over the River Conwy to Betws-Y-Coed; Muriau Farmhouse simply delights. The gateway to Snowdonia's National Park, Betwys-Y-Coed is surrounded by the dense Gwydyr Forest. The enchanting town has a distinctly Alpine feel, offering an all year round destination for all ages to have fun. Snowdonia is fast becoming the adventure activity centre of the UK, including Zip World nearby. Enjoy locally-sourced and award-winning food and drink in a diverse range of cafes, bistros, restaurants and pubs in the bustling town. Browse independent shops retailing in crafts, clothing and gifts or visit the outdoor gear shops and art galleries displaying talented Welsh artists. Breathe in the fresh air, explore one of the many trails around the village, bike on a huge range of mountain biking trails, take in the history and culture of one of north Wales' many castles or challenge yourself to hiking in the mountains and seeing the splendour of Snowdonia's natural beauty.
The stylish traditional farmhouse offers a blissful retreat. Sleeping nine the accommodation is spacious, comfortable and practical for families looking for a well-deserved break or for groups of friends reuniting. With a choice of three reception rooms, there is plenty of room for everyone. After a day of adventures escape to the snug for some much need 'timeout'. Sink into the heavenly large sofa in the sitting-room whilst watching your favourite film, with a tipple from the drinks table in the adjoining room which offers locally-sourced Welsh gin and whiskey. A generous Welsh welcome pack of freshly baked bread, Welsh butter, Welsh milk and locally baked Welsh cakes/Bara brith is also provided. The glorious surrounding views are enjoyed from almost every room.
The charming farmhouse kitchen lures the holiday chefs or the bakers in the family. It's a timeless setting with wondrous countryside views. You'll be mesmerised watching the sheep in the meadows and also in their pens, away from the farmhouse to the rear (dogs are not accepted because of the proximity of the sheep). Very well-equipped, with an Aga and all usual appliances, the breakfast table in the corner is ideal for a morning coffee, whilst browsing the recipe books for inspiration. Walk through to the utility-room with washing machine, useful tumble-drier and storage for walking boots and jackets. The stylish dining-room offers a very large table, ideal for leisurely holiday meals, lots of laughter and planning for the next day's adventures.
The five well-presented bedrooms are all situated on the first floor, with soothing interiors and the softest hues. Decked in luxurious white cotton, two doubles, one en suite, two twin rooms and a single room promise a hushed night's sleep. There are three bath/shower rooms and you can enjoy a heavenly soak in the bath to end a day of adventures.
Sit under the dreamy starry skies at the end of a perfect day. Snowdonia National Park was designated an International Dark Sky Reserve, making it a truly unique place for stargazing. Soak up the sun on the enclosed patio while enjoying a barbecue together.
Take the train or climb Snowdon, enjoying a well-earned lunch in the cafe at the summit, drive to the many glorious beaches, or take a trip down a slate mine. Fancy scrambling up a gorge, sliding down a canyon, kayaking or canoeing, coasteering around the rocky coastline or wild swimming in the lakes? Keeping the whole family entertained, Zip World is a holiday must. It offers six different adventure activities including the Forest Coaster, a rollercoaster style adventure which ascends through the Welsh woodland, before soaring down at speeds of up to 25mph. There is also zip lining, and underground trampolining. Zip World at Penrhyn Quarry offers the only mountain cart track, spanning over 3km of slate road. This adventure takes you on twists, turns, bends and tunnels, all to the view of the Snowdonia mountain range.
The Caernarfon Fun Centre offers a giant soft play area, ideal for younger children. Bus services are an excellent way to experience Snowdonia. The Snowdon Sherpa shuttle circles the base of Yr Wyddfa (Snowdon), a great way to access the peak's footpaths and its surrounding communities. Cycling is also very popular, with many routes running through the park. Step back in time and try the steam trains at Ffestiniog and Welsh Highland Narrow Gauge Railways. From prehistoric stone monuments to medieval castles and abbeys, Snowdonia's landscape is a wealth of history and heritage.
Whatever you seek to enjoy about Betws-Y-Coed and the splendid surrounding area, Muriau Farmhouse immersed in spellbinding scenery, offers the ideal base to explore the best that this very special area has to offer.
Snug with ornamental fireplace
Dining-room with ornamental fireplace
5 steps to Kitchen with gas-fired Aga, electric 2 ring hob, microwave, fridge/freezer and dishwasher
Utility-room with washing machine and tumble-drier
3 steps to Sitting-room 1 with Smart TV
Sitting-room 2 with wood-burner
Shower-room 1 with shower, WC and wash-basin
Bathroom 1 with bath, shower cubicle, WC and wash-basin
Bedroom 1 with single bed (3')
Bedroom 2 with twin beds (3')
Bedroom 3 with king-size double bed (5') and en suite Shower-room 2 with shower, WC and wash-basin
Bedroom 4 with double bed (4'6'')
Steps to Bedroom 5 with twin beds (3')
- Regret no pets
- 2 cots and 2 high chairs
- Arrive/Depart Saturday
- Short breaks available
- Private parking for 3 cars
- No smoking
- Pub .25 miles
- Garden furniture and barbecue
- Full gas-fired CH
Muriau Farmhouse is a very special escape.
Sit back and relax...
Brimming with character, the spacious kitchen is perfect for creating holiday feasts.
There's plenty of choice of places to unwind.
Rest and relax after a day of Welsh adventures.
One of the cosy reception rooms (the fireplace is ornamental only).
The dining-room is a fabulous place to get together and plan your Snowdonia adventures.
Muriau Farmhouse is nestled in the most enchanting setting in Betws-y-Coed.
You'll have everything you need in the fabulous kitchen.
The hushed en suite bedroom.
En suite shower-room.
Enjoy a soak in the bath tub after a day of exploring.
The lovely single room, with views over the hills and meadows, is to the front of the farmhouse.
This twin room is a cosy space with gorgeous rural views.
A peaceful night's sleep is promised in the second twin room.
Whatever you fancy, bath or shower.
The outside space is a lovely spot to sit back and relax.
Your rural getaway awaits.
Welcome to Muriau Farmhouse.
You can arrive in Betws-y-Coed via the most charming of train stations.
Explore the majestic Tryfan in the Ogwen Valley.
Wander along the tranquil Afon Llugwy.
A very special getaway at any time of the year.