Self Catering Holiday Cottage - Capel Curig


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Tan-y-Garth is owned by Gwydyr Mountain Club and is situated in woodland at the base of Moel Siabod - the area is very scenic, peaceful but convenient for local amenities, with local stores in the centre of Capel Curig and in Betws-y-Coed. only a short drive away.

The local area offers a wealth of wildlife, birds and pipistrelle bats, not to mention being close to the Gwydyr Forest, run by the Forestry Commission it is filled with scenic walks and wildlife, not to mention activities such as mountain bike routes.

Tan y Garth (under the hill in Welsh) offers comfortable self catering accommodation in the heart of Snowdonia National Park at a reasonable price

The property is an old stone cottage built towards the end of the nineteenth century. Although having been fully modernised including a new fitted kitchen and UPVC windows there is a relatively steep narrow staircase which may prove difficult for disabled people.

Tan-y-Garth is a NON-SMOKING establishment

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c/o Geoff Brierley
Gwydyr Mountain Club,

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Tariff from 245.00
per week


The cottage offers sleeping accommodation for six comprising twin bedded room, double room and there is a double sofa bed in the dining room

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There are pillows and duvets on the double and single beds and some additional blankets along with duvets and pillows for the sofa bed. Bed linen is provided but you should bring your own towels.

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The bathroom consists of a bath and shower but separate WC.

The accommodation downstairs includes newly fitted kitchen, dining and sitting room.

{short description of image} The kitchen is equipped with electric cooker, microwave, fridge, kettle and toaster - crockery, utensils and cutlery are provided.

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The dining room chimney is capped and cannot be used.
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An open fire can be lit in the sitting room. Wood, paper and firelighters are not provided but are available in both Capel Curig and Betws-y-Coed.

There is a colour TV with video recorder and DVD player and music centre but owing to the cottage's mountain position the reception received is not always very good.

Electricity (including the convector heater in the sitting room )is supplied through a 1 meter . Two storage heaters operate automatically on a time lock which cost is included in the charge for the cottage.

We do welcome pets although we would appreciate if they were not allowed to sleep on the beds or furniture . We do ask for 5.00 per dog per week. Dogs own bed or bedding is essential

Off road parking for two vehicles is available

Tan-y-Garth is easy to find - from Betws-y-Coed follow the A5 towards Capel Curig - on reaching the village boundary sign continue past a lay-by and 30 mph sign and then take the next turning on the left at Pont Cyfyng - follow this minor road over the river, past a few cottages and a converted chapel on the right - after about half a mile Tan-y-Garth is on the right - take the track marked by a public footpath sign.

The location of the property can be found on OS Map, Land ranger 1:50,000 series - Sheet 115 - Snowdon & surrounding area - Grid ref: 737568.

Nearby Capel Curig has a general store and Post Office which sells groceries, newspapers, wines and spirits etc. There are 3 cafes and 3 Hotels which all provide bar meals (1.5 miles). There are shops, a Bank and Restaurants in Betws-y-Coed (5 miles) and the market town of Llanrwyst is 8 miles away. The nearest public telephone is at the end of the minor road at its junction with the A5.

Tariff Weekly Rates Weekend Rates
Low Season
Nov - Jan
245 135.00
Mid Season
Feb - April / Oct
315 165.00
High Season
May - Sept
Easter and October Half Term
Christmas and New Year
445 250 when

Weekends only are not generally available from May to September (although the Secretary has the discretion to accept a booking if the weekend requested happens to be vacant.) Short Breaks breaks are also available year round subject to availabilty. (minimum price equivalent to 3 nights stay)

The cottage should be vacated by 11.00am on day of departure and will be available from 4.00pm on day of arrival

A deposit of 50% is required to secure a reservation with the balance being payable in full six weeks before arrival date

Please feel free to contact us for our Visitors Guide or to make a reservation

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