Destination guide

Beach retreat in Barmouth holiday lettings

A popular destination on the entrance to the Mawddach Estuary, Barmouth is an idyllic beach locale with everything from traditional seaside fun on the promenade with the kids to long, slow days on the beach. However you choose to spend your holiday in Barmouth, holiday lettings in the area put you in the heart of the landscape and all it has to offer.

Things to do

Things to do near Barmouth holiday homes

Barmouth offers endless opportunities for fun and excitement on your beach retreat. Holiday homes can be found near locations like Barmouth Beach, a picturesque beach for basking and swimming, and Barmouth Bridge, a charming wooden railway viaduct over the estuary of the River Mawddach. You could also visit the Fairbourne Railway, a family-friendly miniature steam train that offers rides over the spectacular landscape, and Cadair Idris, a mountain in Snowdonia National Park with a glass-like lake, climbing trails and an abundance of wildlife.

Outdoor activities

Outdoor excursions near Barmouth holiday homes

The rolling hillside, dense forests, cascading waterfalls and glass-like lakes of Barmouth turn the landscape into a natural playground for adventure enthusiasts. Hiking, biking, treetop canopy walks, caving and climbing are popular in the wilderness of Barmouth, while the lakes and waterways offer opportunities for swimming, boating, fishing, stand-up paddleboarding, kayaking and canoeing. Whatever your inclination, the vast landscape of Barmouth is ready for your adventure outside of your holiday rental.

Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Barmouth

Whether you're an active traveller or just want to appreciate the scenery, Barmouth is a great place to spend some time outside. Here are a few of the area's most enchanting natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Barmouth Beach (0.1 mi / 0.2 km)
  • Fairbourne Beach (1.6 mi / 2.5 km)
  • Cader Idris Mountain (6.5 mi / 10.5 km)
  • Tywyn Beach (9.9 mi / 16 km)
  • Aberdyfi Beach (12.6 mi / 20.3 km)
  • Portmeirion Sands (13.1 mi / 21 km)
How to get there

Travelling to and around Barmouth

If you prefer train travel, make your way to Barmouth Station or Llanaber Station and explore the city from there.

How to get around

Transport to your Barmouth holiday rental

Barmouth is easily accessed by road via major motorways that span the coast and connect to major cities in the United Kingdom. Barmouth is also well-connected by public transport, including several bus lines, as well as trains that offer scenic rides through the landscape directly into the area. Once there, you can use local public transport or a hire car to get to and from your holiday rental and area attractions, though biking and walking are also popular.

Food & drink

Regional cuisine in Barmouth

Traditional cuisine in Wales comes from its past of hardworking people making the best use of the land’s bounty as fuel for long workdays. The emphasis has always been on simple ingredients with rich flavour, though modern twists on the classics give you a chance to explore a little of Wales’ past and future in its culinary culture. Restaurants near holiday lettings in Barmouth provide many of the must-try favourites in Welsh cuisine, such as Welsh cakes, a mixture of pastry and cookie that comes in a range of flavours, and Laverbread, a puree of laver seaweed that’s packed with vitamins and minerals that’s formed into a type of bread. There are also numerous types of artisan cheese options, ranging from Caerphilly to tangy Cheddar.

Can I find a vacation rental around Barmouth?

Yes, our 2021 property listings offer a large selection of 456 vacation rentals near Barmouth. From 270 cottages to 423 houses, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Barmouth for a holiday or a weekend are on Vrbo.

Can I rent Cottages in Barmouth?

Yes, of course. Vrbo UK has 270 Cottages in Barmouth. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Barmouth include:

  • Houses: 423 rentals available
  • Cabins: 270 rentals available
  • Chalets: 5 rentals available

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation rentals including Flats and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Barmouth?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 14 vacation rentals with pool available in Barmouth. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.