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You will find Bryn Llydan at the end of a quiet lane positioned in a secluded spot above the villages of Garreg and Llanfrothen. The location offers ‘the best of both worlds’ with a peaceful and remote ‘off the beaten track’ feel whilst being only 15 minutes drive from the popular harbour town of Porthmadog with its shops, supermarkets, cafes, restaurants and takeaways. The local pub, Brondanw Arms, can be reached in just a few minutes by car as can the charming village shop and cafe, Y Garreg Shop & Kitchen.

Just west is Penrhyndeudraeth (5 minute drive), home to the much loved Portmeirion village along with several cafes/restaurants (including The Eating Gorilla, a fabulous vegan cafe), including a choice of takeaways.

Slightly further afield is Porthmadog (15 minute drive) with plenty of shops, restaurants, cafes and pubs to choose from as well as several supermarkets for supplies (Tesco, Aldi and Lidl). Here you will also find your nearest beach, Black Rock Sands (20 minute drive). An expansive sandy beach backed by sand dunes, affording some spectacular views of the surrounding mountains and Llyn Peninsula.

The picturesque village of Beddgelert is a fifteen minute drive from Bryn Llydan where you will find several delightful pubs and cafes, a vast array of lovely walks from gentle to extremely challenging and some of the best ice cream in Wales at Glaslyn. Beddgelert is also home to the Sygun Copper Mine and Beddgelert forest with lots of options for walking and cycling trails in a glorious setting.

Several of the starting points for hiking Snowdon are within easy reach, with the start of Ranger and Watkin paths less than half an hour’s drive and Llanberis itself a scenic 45 minute drive away. Although Snowdon may be the best known, there are many lesser known, but just as glorious mountain walks in easy reach, including Cadair Idris near the village of Dolgellau forty minutes south.

Bryn Llydan is perfectly located to experience the full spectrum of activities that Snowdonia has to offer, with beaches, lakes, mountain bike trails, Zipworld locations, and so much more, all within a 30-40 minute drive. Whether you are looking for an all out adrenaline activity break, a peaceful retreat in the countryside, or anything in between, you will find exactly what you are looking for at. Bryn Llydan.