Panoramic mountain and estuary views
Modern kitchen
Lunch with a beautiful view over the water
Panoramic views from the lounge area
A beautiful view to wake up to
Stylish shower room
Nautical features inspired by Eco-Loo
View towards the property down the estuary
View of the property towards Barmouth
View from the private beach
View from the kitchen
View from the garden over the slipway
Walk to barmouth harbour
Tranquil estuary with a glimpse of the boathouse
1 / 14  Panoramic mountain and estuary views
2 / 14  Modern kitchen
3 / 14  Lunch with a beautiful view over the water
4 / 14  Panoramic views from the lounge area
5 / 14  A beautiful view to wake up to
6 / 14  Stylish shower room
7 / 14  Nautical features inspired by Eco-Loo
8 / 14  View towards the property down the estuary
9 / 14  View of the property towards Barmouth
10 / 14  View from the private beach
11 / 14  View from the kitchen
12 / 14  View from the garden over the slipway
13 / 14  Walk to barmouth harbour
14 / 14  Tranquil estuary with a glimpse of the boathouse

Bryn Celyn Boathouse,

Arthog, North Wales
Sleeps 2
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms 1
Change Sat
No Dogs
Downstairs bedroom
Downstairs bathroom
Waterside views
Internet access
Beach within easy reach
Fishing onsite / nearby
Towels included
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At a glance

  • Ideally located for outdoor enthusiasts on the edge of Snowdonia National Park
  • Enjoy many of the walking and cycle routes along the coast
  • Perfectly positioned to enjoy stargazing on a clear night
  • Studio-style accommodation, perfect for a quiet break away
  • Relax on the patio area and enjoy far reaching waterside views
  • Enjoy a spot of al fresco dining on the private beach with BBQ
Property code: 48332

A unique and quirky detached property, nestling on the shoreline of a tidal estuary, with breath-taking waterside views, slipway and private beach, located on the fringe of Arthog.

This property is ideally located to explore the best North Wales has to offer. For walkers and cyclists, join one of the many footpaths and cycle routes along the coast, or venture to Snowdonia National Park. Also close by is the historic market town of Dolgellau and the coastal village of Fairbourne, with steam railway, pubs, restaurants, shops, beaches and during the summer months, enjoy the water taxi to Barmouth. Other attractions worth a visit are King Arthurs Labyrinth and the Zip World Bounce Below, for those looking to have some fun. With so many activities from swimming to sailing, fishing to horse riding and walking to cycling, you will never be bored.

Step inside this studio-style accommodation into the open-plan, lounge/kitchen/diner/sleeping area. The kitchen area is well-equipped with electric oven and hob, microwave and fridge, a great space to prepare a meal or light snack. Enjoy a lazy breakfast in the dining area with far reaching views of the estuary. After a day of enjoying the area’s activities, retire to the cosy lounge area and watch your favourite movie on the TV/DVD, in front of the wood burner effect electric fire, then head to the stylish sleeping area with double bed and waterside views, to get a good night’s sleep before a long day of exploring. Completing the studio-style accommodation there is the shower room with shower and eco-WC (non-flushing).

Heading outside through the patio doors to the terrace area with far reaching waterside views of the estuary and garden furniture. To the side of the property there is a lawn area and private beach with BBQ, perfect for a spot of al fresco dining. There is also an outside WC for guest use.

  • 1 double bedroom
  • 1 shower room and 1 separate WC (situated outside the property)
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave and fridge
  • Electric and electric heating included
  • Ample parking available
  • Wi-Fi included
  • Regret no pets
  • Located on the beach, pub and shop 2 miles
  • TV/DVD in lounge

This property joined our collection in 2016 and is managed by Mikaela.


From guests that have stayed at the property.

Based on 18 guest ratings

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Reviewed by Janine, 21st October 2017

Stunning views,extremely comfortable and very welcoming hosts.

Reviewed by Caroline, 7th October 2017

Loved our holiday stay in the boat house. Perfect welcome and care of us. Beautiful, quiet and rural location. Lots for us to do and explore because we like being active outside. No problems with anything. Word love to return.

Reviewed by Derrick, 23rd September 2017

Very nice location with lovely views.

Reviewed by Deborah, 16th September 2017

Great private quiet location, fantastic views that were hard to draw yourself away from to explore the local area, which was very accessible . friendly and knowledgeable hosts.

Reviewed by Paul, 2nd September 2017

Idyllic and unique situation with fabulous views. Although the accommodation was a little small it was very well thought out. The owners were very friendly and helpful.

Reviewed by Sue, 26th August 2017

The situation of this property is its strong point. It's right next to the sea on a beautiful estuary with stunning views from large windows and double glazed sliding doors. The owner Frances and partner Paul were friendly and helpful. The highlight of the holiday was a wild swim in the estuary with Frances. The cottage was small but very well desiRead moregned to make maximum use of space, very comfortable. It was a real treat to have breakfast in bed and look out onto those amazing views. Hide

Reviewed by Paulette, 12th August 2017

Great location for a restful break and being at one with the elements. We loved the wildlife and the ever changing landscape, also great knowledgeable hosts, who also respected our privacy. Loved the fresh flowers and wine on arrival, with the arrival of fresh flowers half way through the week.

Reviewed by Karen, 5th August 2017

Breathtaking views of the estuary and surrounding area with an abundant array of wildlife literally on your door step. Attentive hosts who made us very welcome. Eco loo is a challenge but otherwise highly recommended.

Reviewed by Sharon, 29th July 2017

Perfect location for relaxing and getting away from the normal daily rushing around.

Reviewed by Pam, 15th July 2017

This amazing property is set in the most beautiful setting. If you are after a location with an ever-changing view you will get it at Bryn Celyn Boathouse. A cosy property, which provides comfort and excellent views from both inside and out, allowing you to watch the array of wildlife and truly relax. Plenty of great biking and walking opportunitieRead mores in the area so would highly recommend bringing your bikes to get the most out of this location. Hide

Reviewed by Russell, 8th July 2017

The location of the cottage is stunning! The scenery and views from the cottage is even better, overlooking Snowdonia national park and the huge mountains, best of all you are situated metres from the sea. The tide bringing in a wide variety of fish life, a chance to see the ever so shy Otters and the birdlife in the area is a watchers dream. The pRead moreeaceful tranquillity makes you feel well rested and if you love hiking this is definitely highly recommended. Hide

Reviewed by Anthony, 1st July 2017

The location is stunning , and leads to a truly relaxing holiday brake . You could stay all day and just watch the wild life . The Cambrian railway line is close by and is an absolute must do train trip , really good value to . The next must do is to go pony trekking on the beach.

Reviewed by Terry, 17th June 2017

This is an amazing location and needs to stay a closely guarded secret! We had everything we could have wished for: comfort, beautiful views, wildlife to observe, easy walking distance to Barmouth and the weather was so good that we were even able to have a swim. We couldn't have wished for better caring, friendly and attentive hosts. Thank you FraRead morences and Paul, this was one of my best holidays ever! Hide

Reviewed by Tony, 3rd June 2017

if you want hustle and bustle this place is not for you, this cottage offers the complete opposite without being too remote.

Reviewed by Brogan, 27th May 2017

We've enjoyed everyday of being in the Boat house, even on a cloudy day the views are still amazing, every window offers a picturesque view. There are lots to do in the area but the Boat House have everything you really need. Frances and Paul have been gracious hosts throughout our stay. They're very knowledgeable of the area and easily approachablRead moree. Our only fault is that we only booked one week and not two! Really is a paradise !! Hide

Reviewed by Andrew, 6th May 2017

This boathouse is just perfect it was comfortable, cosy, warm, romantic, everything we were looking for we loved it so much. Two miles or less on foot takes you to Barmouth great little restaurants serving great food. Really recommended a visit to this boathouse it was brilliant

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Panoramic mountain and estuary views
Modern kitchen
Lunch with a beautiful view over the water
Panoramic views from the lounge area
A beautiful view to wake up to
Stylish shower room
Nautical features inspired by Eco-Loo
View towards the property down the estuary
View of the property towards Barmouth
View from the private beach
View from the kitchen
Show 2 moreView from the garden over the slipway


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