Coastal Cottage Near Rhoscolyn
by S Evans
Would you like a holiday break at a coastal cottage near Rhoscolyn on Anglesey? Set in pleasant meadows, rich in wildlife, and close to sandy beaches and fine coastal walks, this secluded stone cottage accommodates two people.
If you enjoy watching birdlife then "Y Bwthyn" could be just the place, with a high chance of seeing coots, mallards and herons among birds.
Set in a designated Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB) this stone cottage with a south facing sun trap is within half a mile of a post office and cafe and about 1.5 miles from a the White Eagle pub in Rhoscolyn.
The studio cottage includes an en-suite shower and is tastefully furnished to ensure a relaxing break. There is a night storage heater, double glazing and a log burning stove, and you can relax in the window seat in the lounge or main room.
Also available is a dining room and TV with video in the well equipped kitchen. So just imagine preparing some light salad lunch and pouring a glass of your favourite wine and sitting out in the garden.
Or perhaps after a day of exploring the island you come back to the cottage, take a relaxing shower and prepare the barbecue for later when you can relax and watch the lovely Anglesey sunsets.
There is a space for parking outside the cottage and a washing machine and freezer can be arranged if you arrange it in advance.
Rent for a week is in the range: £170 to £370, and this includes electricity, logs, bed linen and towels.
Special three night breaks can be arranged from £130.
Anglesey Coastal Cottages owns this stone cottage near Rhoscolyn and Four Mile Bridge and it can be accessed from the B4545 road between Valley and Holyhead.
On the A55 dual carriageway on Anglesey, leave on the junction signposted for Trearddur Bay and Amlwch.
You then enter the village of Valley, where you turn left at the traffic lights, then across the railway crossing next to Valley railway station and proceed along the B4545 over the roundabout (which crosses over the A55) and on to Four Mile Bridge.
Contact: Sue Bermingham of Anglesey Coastal Cottages on (01407) 741 897
See here for details of the farmhouse cottage stay.
Where to visit:
Nearby are the some fine beaches at Trearddur Bay, Porth Dafarch, Rhoscolyn and Rhosneigr.
These beaches allow you to launch light craft such as kayaks, canoes and dinghies. You can also access the 125-mile long Anglesey Coastal Path which is a great way to enjoy some breathtaking sea and mountain views.
You could visit South Stack lighthouse, the RSPB lookout at Elin’s tower near the lighthouse and Holyhead Breakwater near the country park. There is always an art exhibition and a full arts programme at the Ucheldre centre in the upper part of the town of Holyhead.
So get your snorkel and flippers and walking boots together and be prepared for some healthy outdoor activity. If you are a keen golf player, there are some golf courses nearby such as Holyhead Golf Club.
Provisions: On the outskirts of Holyhead there are two superstores - a Tesco (including a pharmacy and petrol station) and WM Morrisons, while in the town you have a choice of Netto, Lidl and Co-op. In Valley there is a Spar convenience store open 24 hours a day.
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