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The Old Mill Holiday Cottages, North Wales, CH7 5RH


  • Writer's pictureLiz Stack

North Wales Holiday Cottages - 11 Great Reasons to Stay at The Old Mill Holiday Cottages!

Updated: Mar 4

Dog Friendly holiday cottages North Wales
North Wales Holiday Cottages - The Old Mill Holiday Cottages. The Hayloft, The Roost, Millers Cottage, The Long Barn

Our North Wales Holiday Cottages are nestled within the Clwydian Range Area of Outstanding Beauty, only a one-hour drive from Liverpool. On arrival at The Old Mill Holiday Cottages, you are immediately transported into a slower pace of life.

Surrounded by stunning Welsh countryside and rolling hills, The cottages are set within a picturesque mill complex, within 1.5 acres of landscaped grounds, and woodland. This is the perfect place for you to relax, we have four gorgeous and well equipped cottages for you to choose from, including 3 one-bedroom cottages ideal for couples, plus a large two-bedroom cottage, ideal for families or friends sharing.

1. Dog Friendly

Dog Friendly Holiday Cottages North Wales
Dog Friendly Holiday Cottages North Wales - The Old Mill Holiday Cottages

As dog owners ourselves, we know your fury friends are very much part of the family. We welcome dogs in our ground floor cottages, Millers Cottage and The Long Barn.

We provide a dog, bed, muddy paws towel and treat for your four-legged friend. For your convenience, we also have a dedicated dog walk within our grounds.

2. Fabulous Reviews

Established in 2014, The Old Mill Holiday Cottages are a family run business, managed by myself Liz Stack. We live on site, you’ll often see me to say hi to, while I’m gardening in the grounds or walking our dog Eli. With a passion for travel, and a very keen eye for high standards and great hospitality, this is at the heart of everything we do. With over 200+ 5 out of 5 reviews, see our guest reviews here.

3. Dog Friendly Pub – Next Door!

Dog Friendly Pub North Wales - The Cherry Pie Inn - The Old Mill Holiday Cottages
Dog Friendly pub North Wales - Dog Friendly Holidays North Wales

Just next door to the cottages, is the fabulous Cherry Pie Inn. Open from Wednesday to Sunday lunchtime. This is a firm favourite with our guests. Offering a great selection of home cooked foods and with renowned hospitality from the owners Simon & Lel, this is such a wonderful addition to have on our doorstep. (Leave the car parked up, it’s less than a 100m walk away!).

4. Location, Location, Location!

The cottages are in a very convenient location with easy access to the popular towns and attractions of North Wales, plus there are many beautiful walks and beaches closeby, you are spoilt for choice! Within a one-hour radius you can explore, Llandundo, Conwy, Colwyn Bay, Anglesey & Llangollen (To name a few 😊. Or, just over the board in England, is the historic Roman city of Chester which is just 25 minutes away. If you are looking for local recommendations, we are happy to help, or you may like to get some inspiration from one of our other blogs.

5. Beaches

We’re very look to have a range of beaches easily accessible from the cottages, including many dog friendly beaches. Our closest beach is Talacre, just 20 minutes away; it has an iconic lighthouse and boasts miles of sand and dunes, it’s a wonderful spot, and better still its dog friendly all year round!

Dog Friendly Beaches North Wales, Talacre Beach, Prestatyn, Rhos-On-Sea, Llandudno
Dog Friendly beaches North Wales

6. Book Direct & Save!

Its great that you've found us directly, its a smart move!! We do advertise on well-known booking sites, but by booking direct via our website you save on average 15%, we charge no commission or booking fees and you’re booking direct with me the owner, Liz.

7. National Trust Properties & Castles

Within 1 hour radius, there are 3 beautiful National trust properties to choose from, Chirk Castle, Erddig Hall, and the very popular Bodnant Gardens - famed for its Laburnum Arch which blooms in May. In addition, we can highly recommend Conwy Castle, Gwrych Castle (Filming location for I’m a celebrity Get Me Out of Here!) and definitely one not to miss is the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Pontcysyllte Aquaduct, where you can walk, canoe or take a canal barge cruise over the aqueduct.

8. Large Guest Car Park & 7 Kw EV Charge

We have a large, dedicated guest car park, with plenty of space, so no struggling to find a car parking space. New for (Feb 2024) is a 7 kw EV Charger, just download the app, charge and go.

Rural Retreats - Clwydian Range Area Of Outstanding Natural Beauty
North Wales Holiday Cottages

9. Walks From The Doorstep

Explore the stunning AONB countryside locally, with picturesque walks direct from the doorstep. Wander along the quiet country lanes or follow the footpaths through ancient woodland to the pretty rural villages of Nannerch, Ysceifiog, and Lixwm. Each village has a cosy country pub serving food. To help you explore locally we’ve produced an illustrated map of local walks, which you can find within each cottage.

The Old Mill Holiday Cottages - Hampers
North Wales Holiday Cottages

10. Celebrating a Special Event?

We can take some of the hassle away for you, we have a range of hampers available to order via our booking page, including breakfast hampers, sweet and savoury celebration hampers. Just add the hamper to your booking and the hamper will be ready in your cottage for your arrival – Ta Da!

11. Pamper Treatments (Pre-Book)

Brand new for 2024! We are super exited to be able to offer 'Pamper Treatments' within

the comfort of your cottage.

The perfect opportunity to have some dedicated me time to relax and unwind during your stay.

we have teamed up with the fabulous Love Pamper Company, a luxurious beauty therapy service delivering 5* quality treatments. Please book ahead to avoid disappointment. To learn more please click here. Spa Beauty Treatments | The Old Mill Wales (

If you would like to learn more about our cottages, please take a look at our website, where you can read reviews, see photos and take a look at our 360 degree virtual tours. In addition, you may like to read one of our other blogs, where we share our local knowledge and recommendations on places to visit locally. We hope to provide inspiration to help you plan your trip. We look forward to welcoming you! Best wishes Liz.


The Old Mill Holiday Cottages, North Wales, CH7 5RH

Contact Us

Do you have any further questions about the Old Mill Holiday Cottages?  Please contact us by phone, email, social media, web chat or online form.


I look forward to welcoming you soon

best wishes Liz 

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