Smugglers Cove at Frongoch Boatyard in Aberdyfi Snowdonia Wales
Smugglers Cove at Frongoch Boatyard Aberdyfi Aberdovey Snowdonia Wales Self Catering Chapel House Cottage Vacation Rental Lodgings Accommodations

Host: Mr Christopher P Smith

Guestrooms: 7 (sleeps 14)

Address: Aberdyfi, Snowdonia National Park, Wales

Telephone: Yvonne: 0161 320 5024 (Eves and w/ends),
Chris: 0117 970 1618 - Mobile 07836 648111,
John: 07768 631903,
Geoff: 07836 769638

Activities/Attractions:  Aberdyfi (often Aberdovey in English) is a seaside resort in the Dyfi estuary to the south of Snowdonia National Park. It is a beautiful little resort and is very popular with visitors due to its golden sandy beaches and the clear blue waters of the Blue Flag Beach.

There's plenty to do with boat trips and fishing trips from the harbour, and a choice of activity holiday watersports including canoeing, sailing, and windsurfing. Families with young children love it as the wide expanses of sand are ideal for children's games. Or you could just laze on the beach and enjoy the fantastic views. The yacht club is the focal point of all the water activities and the small jetty is open for a pleasant stroll.

  • Aberdyfi boasts some of the finest beaches in Britain with four miles of golden sand-dune backed shoreline running north to Tywyn
  • The championship links golf course lies to the landward side of the dunes
  • The beaches are popular with sunbathers, swimmers, surfers and fishermen while the estuary attracts a wide range of watersports enthusiasts
  • You don't need to travel too far from Aberdyfi to find a different world - that of spectacular mountain and valley scenery
  • The peaks of the Cader Idris and Aran Fawddwy ranges are within easy reach and are complimented by the charm of the Dovey and Dysynni valleys nearby
  • An ideal area for walkers, climbers and wildlife watchers
  • Castell y Bere
  • Dolgoch Falls
  • Tal-y-Llyn Steam Railway
  • Centre for Alternative Technology (CAT)
  • Celtica and King Arthur's Labyrinth

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The Chapel House and Quarry Cottage

The Chapel House and Quarry Cottage Living Room

The Chapel House and Quarry Cottage Bedroom

The Chapel House and Quarry Cottage Dining

The Chapel House and Quarry Cottage Sunset

General Information: Welcome to The Chapel House and Quarry Cottage in Aberdyfi, Wales ... a stunning renovation of period property in an area of Special Scientific Interest in the Snowdonia National Park, which makes Smugglers Cove one of the most exciting holiday lets on the Welsh coast.

The property has been entirely renovated in 2006, having been designed by "Eco Architects" Simmonds Mills with assistance from The Wales Tourist Board. Smugglers Cove at Frongoch Boatyard is situated in the Snowdonia National Park, just off the foreshore/beach of the Dyfi (Dovey) estuary, on the A493 approximately 3 miles up the estuary from Aberdyfi and 5 miles from Machynlleth.

Accommodating 14+ people in two adjacent buildings, Smugglers Cove is a recently renovated Old Chapel & Cottage (Chapel House) and adjacent 2 storey cottage (Quarry Cottage) laid out as a single Holiday Let Unit for family/friends reunions, group get togethers and holidays.

  • Chapel House sleeps 10 and is the spacious main building
  • With 3 double bedrooms (one with a four poster bed), 1 twin bedroom and 1 double bunk bedroom, three of which are on the ground floor
  • The Dining area can accommodate 16 around a single table and the lounge area has soft seating for the same number
  • The kitchen has a large 5 ring gas hotplate and a gas oven
  • Outside there is a large recreation area and patio with outdoor seats and tables and barbeque
  • Quarry Cottage, a separate but adjacent, sleeps 4 and is a two storey cottage
  • With a double and a twin bedroom, one on the ground floor with direct exterior access as well as interior access
  • It has its own smaller kitchen, lounge and dining area, seating 4 around the table and with soft seating for 4
  • There is a gas hob and oven
  • There is a large shower room/toilet on the ground floor
  • At the rear of the house there is a secluded Mediterranean style courtyard, seating and barbeque areas

Payment Accepted: Visa, MasterCard.

Rates: (Prices quoted in GBP Pounds).

From 1295/week