Fairbourne is a village on the coast of Barmouth Bay to the south of the estuary of the River Mawddach in Gwynedd, surrounded by the Snowdonia National Park. Before the seaside resort was built the coastal area was known as Morfa Henddol, while the outcrop now occupied by the Fairbourne Hotel was called Ynysfaig. Fairbourne was founded as a seaside resort by Arthur McDougall (of flour making fame.) It is in an area listed by Gwynedd council for managed retreat due to rising sea levels
Local authority: Gwynedd Council
OS Grid Reference: SH613130
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Phone 01341 280 787
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With stunning sea views over Cardigan Bay and the Llyn Peninsula, Brackenhurst House boasts a luxury outdoor hot tub, rooms with bathrobes and iPod docking stations, and gym. Details...
Dros y D?r is perched high above the Mawddach estuary with stunning views across the water to Cader Idris. Free Wi-Fi is accessible in each room, from which guests can enjoy striking mountain and sea views. Details...
On the edge of Snowdonia National Park, Lawrenny Lodge offers traditional Welsh breakfasts and free parking. Spectacular sunsets over the Mawddach Estuary can be enjoyed from the cosy lounge bar. Details...
Aber House is a Georgian period property situated in the centre of Barmouth. Free on-site parking is available, and the beach can be reached in just a 3-minute walk. Details...
This large Victorian house offers free Wi-Fi and free parking on site, just 2 minutes’ walk from the sandy Blue Flag Barmouth Beach. It has uninterrupted views of the spectacular Cardigan Bay sunsets. Details...
This boutique, coastal hotel offers free parking and a spectacular location in Barmouth. There is a large restaurant, a garden, and striking views. Snowdon is less than an hour’s drive away through stunning National Parkland. Details...
Seagulls is a single-storey pet-friendly cottage by the beach in the centre of Fairbourne. The property has a king-size double with an en-suite shower room, a twin room with 2' 6" beds, and a single room. Details...
Awelfor is an attractive, upside down, detached cottage set in a coastal location in Fairbourne, North Wales and benefits from beautiful sea and mountain views. The cottage can sleep ten people in five bedrooms, four of which are on the ground floor and one has access to an en-suite shower room. Details...
Sea Crest is a lovely semi-detached bungalow in the village of Fairbourne. This cottage sleeps six people and has three bedrooms, consisting of two doubles and a twin, as well as a family bathroom. Details...
Railway Cottage is an 18th century stone-built, mid-terraced cottage on the edge of the seaside village of Fairbourne between the Cambrian Mountains and Barmouth Bay in the Snowdonia National Park. Details...
Bryn Meurig Bach is a stone-built cottage adjoining the owner's home in the foothills of the Cader Idris Mountain Range, close to Fairbourne beach in North Wales. Details...
Pendraig Bach is an apartment set above a shop in the heart of Barmouth, on the Cardigan Bay coastline in North Wales. There is ground floor access to the rear, as well as first floor views and it can sleep four people. Details...