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Surfing holidays in Wales

A surfer on the sand at Rhossili Beach on the Gower Peninsula
Surfer on Rhossili Beach | © National Trust Images / Chris Lacey

Find a place to stay near some of the best surf spots in Wales.

Rhossili, South Wales

Rhossili sits on the western edge of the Gower Peninsula. With its exposed beach break, it offers consistent waves all year round, small enough for beginners. If you want bigger swells and a longer ride, head to nearby Llangennith.

Exterior of The Old Rectory, West Gower, Swansea

Rhossili Old Rectory 

You'll be in a prime location for surfing here. With the waves visible from the windows, you'll be able to judge when surf's up.

The exterior of 1 Coastguard Cottage, West Gower, Swansea

Rhossili 1 Coastguard Cottage 

This former Station Officer's house overlooks the stunning Rhossili bay and Worms Head - perfect for watching the waves.

The sitting room at South Pilton Green Farmhouse, West Glamorgan

South Pilton Green Farmhouse 

Right in the heart of the Gower Peninsula, you're within easy reach of the area's best surfing and sandy beaches.

Llyn Peninsula, North Wales

Protruding from the northern coastline, the Llyn Peninsula catches the Irish Sea swells. Porth Neigwl and Aberdaron on the southern fringes have consistent waves both for beginners and pros. For winter or spring surfing trips head to Porthor for the best of its waves.

Exterior of the Henfaes apartments, Pwllheli, Gwynedd


This two-bedroom beachside apartment perches on the edge of Aberdaron, so you can watch the swells from your window.

The exterior of the Henfaes apartments, Pwllheli, Gwynedd


This bright, three-bedroom apartment takes up the ground floor of Henfaes house and is located near to Aberdaron beach.

The exterior of Pant Rhiw Cottage, Gwynedd

Pant Rhiw Cottage 

Located on the Plas-yn-Rhiw estate, this stone cottage boasts stunning views over Hell's Mouth Bay. Although its name may suggest otherwise, Hell's Mouth is a perfect mellow surfing beach for beginners.

Freshwater West and Manorbier, West Wales

These popular surfing beaches can be reached within a 30 minute drive from our cottages. With its dramatic and rugged landscape, Freshwater West is a reliable surfing spot all year round. Manorbier on the southern tip has a reef break producing larger swells. Stick to the sandy side of the bay if you’re still finding your feet.

The exterior of Stackpole Byre 2, Pembrokeshire

Stackpole Byre 2 

Stackpole Byre 2 is a 30-minute drive to Manorbier to the east and Freshwater West to the north-west. Plus it sits on the Stackpole coastline, so you'll have wonderful sea views.

The exterior of Stackpole Cottage, Pembrokeshire

Stackpole Cottage 

Postcard-perfect Stackpole Cottage is ideal for a family of surfers. Drive to the surfing beaches within 30 minutes or head to nearby Barafundle Bay for a more relaxing beach day.

The exterior of Lavender Cottage, Stackpole, nr Pembroke, Pembrokeshire

Lavender Cottage 

Part of our Basic Collection, this low-cost converted farm building is the perfect base for your surfing break. It's surrounded by open farmland and the picturesque Bosherston lilyponds are nearby.

Ponies grazing on an upland grassland in Snowdonia

Find more holiday cottages in Wales

With over 60 cottages to choose from, from traditional country cottages to coastal retreats, you're sure to find your perfect cottage.