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North Wales Self Catering cottage, Yr Hen Festri, Y Felinheli, sleeps 5

Areas: North Wales

Yr Hen Festri
Y Felinheli

Yr Hen Festri, Y Felinheli, Gwynedd

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Sykes Cottages
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Sleeps a maximum of: 5

Pricing From: £463

A stylish, former vestry, part of a group of two properties, in a small hamlet, just less than 3 miles from Y Felinheli, on the north coast of Wales and can sleep five people in three bedrooms.

Yr Hen Festri is a stylish, former vestry, part of a group of two properties, in a small hamlet, just less than 3 miles from Y Felinheli, on the north coast of Wales and can sleep five people. This cottage has a ground floor king-size double bedroom with an en-suite shower room, a ground floor double bedroom, a ground floor single bedroom, a ground floor bathroom, a first floor open plan kitchen, dining area and sitting area with a woodburner and an external utility and drying room with shower and WC. Outside there is off road parking for two cars, a patio area to the front and an enclosed, rear patio with furniture, a barbecue, a hot tub and bike storage.

Yr Hen Festri is a lovely base for your self-catering break.


Very disappointed
Had booked a long weekend in May but due to the Covid 19 situation was told not to travel. We had also made bookings with Zip world and other locations within the area. We contacted Sykes cottages and were told we would still have to pay a cancellation fee. I'm very disappointed that due to no fault of ours we are still being charged and no alternative dates offered. Very poor service.

Excellent break
Yr hen festri was a great accommodation for a break very clean and comfortable Views from the upstairs skylights were fabulous Hot tub was excellent it was a shame there is no access from the rear of the property but that can't be changed Mattresses were a bit lumpy but did not affect the break

Perfect stay
This cottage was a perfect mix of traditional and modern. Very clean when we arrived with a selection of board games to play which was a nice touch. Both the bathroom and ensuite were modern. We enjoyed use of the hot tub also. Lovely place to stay and not far drive from some beautiful sights. Would love to visit again!
Amy C

New Years Weekend
The good points- This cottage sleeps 5 people It has a hot tub There is a log burner Lots of cooking facilities in the kitchen 2 bathrooms Parking for 1 car It is in a very quiet area Lovely marina town 5 minutes drive away Owner came to show us how to work the hottub A Christmas tree was left for us which made the cottage cute and festive The upside down living was quirky and worked quite well, didn't make you feel like you were in someone's house. There was a bottle left for us to enjoy from the owner. Not so good points (hence only 3 stars) The hottub is not accessible from the cottage, you have to leave the front door and walk down the side of the building and into the back garden... in your towel.. The cottage itself had a lot of minor quibbles, for example the sofa arms are broken and are folded in on themselves where someone must have previously broken them. There was wood for the log burner but nothing to light it with, we had to go put to buy matches etc. And the wood was wet so wouldn't light so had to buy this also. The beds are really uncomfortable and springy, none of us slept very well. The hot tub outhouse is not finished and looking at old reviews has been this 2ay for some time. We therefore didn't feel comfortable using it. The lights above the shower in the main bathroom didn't work. The cottage on arrival has a food smell which may be in the carpets/furnishings. The website said parking for 2 cars, but with 1 estate car we couldn't fit anything else on the driveway so had to park in front of the cottage alongside a car that was stopping next door (this wasn't a problem but Sykes website should probably be updated) One final point was that we were requested in the information pack to clean sheet the beds and empty all of the bins into recycling and normal. We have stopped in many cottages and have never had this been expected of you, we tend to clear bins etc. Out of courtesy but feel that removing bedding etc. Was a grumbly chore on departure day. Overall the stay was enjoyable but there was too many downsides to warrant staying there again. We are not very picky people at all and usually minor quibbles are overlooked but I feel like they have stuck with us this time as there were too many. Do not let my review put you off, it is a lovely cottage but I hope the owners take the feedback constructively to make your stay more enjoyable.

Yr Hen Festri is a fab cottage in an ideal location, the hot tub was excellent.
Mr Shickell



Parking Space Parking Space
Linen Provided Linen provided
Towels Provided Towels provided
Dishwasher Dishwasher
cooker Cooker
Refrigerator Fridge
Washing Machine Washing Machine
Televsion Television
High Chair High Chair
Cot Cot
WiFi WiFi


Single Beds

Double Beds


Oil central heating with woodburner
Electric oven, ceramic hob, microwave, fridge with freezer box, Wine cooler, washing machine and tumble dryer in external utility, dishwasher, TV with Freeview, DVD, WiFi
Fuel, power and starter pack for woodburner inc in rent
Bed linen and towels inc in rent
Cot, highchair and stairgate on request
Off road parking for 2 cars
Front patio and enclosed rear patio with furniture and BBQ
Bike storage
Sorry, no pets and no smoking
Shop 2 miles, pub/restaurant 5 mins walk
Note: Although the bedrooms and the bathroom are on the ground floor, there are two internal steps: Note: Electric car charging is not permitted in this property
Note: Monday and Friday arrivals only
Note: No Sunday check-ins available
Note: This property accepts a minimum of 3 nights

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Nearest Attractions

Heritage Rated from 1- 5 (low-exceptional) on historic interest

Vaynol - 1.7 miles (Garden) Heritage Rating

Crug Farm Walled Garden - 2.4 miles (Garden) Heritage Rating

Plas Newydd - 2.6 miles (Historic House) Heritage Rating

Bryn Celli Ddu - 3.2 miles (Prehistoric Site) Heritage Rating

Bangor Cathedral - 3.9 miles (Cathedral) Heritage Rating

Cochwillan Old Hall - 4 miles (Historic House) Heritage Rating

Segontium Roman Fort - 4.3 miles (Roman Site) Heritage Rating

Caer Leb - 4.6 miles (Prehistoric Site) Heritage Rating

National Slate Museum - 4.8 miles (Museum) Heritage Rating

Penrhyn Castle - 4.8 miles (Historic House) Heritage Rating

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