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The Slate Shed B&B

Arthog - Gwynedd

A stylish bed and breakfast serving up amazing views over Mawddach Estuary and Snowdonia.

  • Sleeps: 2-3 per room
  • Bedrooms: 5
£85-130 per night

How to book...

The Slate Shed B&B is owned and managed by Sarah Heyworth.

You can ask a question or make a booking request directly with Sarah Heyworth.

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  The Highlights...

  • Stylish interiors are awash with bespoke furniture, one-off pieces and colourful textiles.
  • Some of the rooms offer enchanting views over Mawddach Estuary and Snowdonia.
  • With a strong focus on the local area - The Slate Shed completely champions their local food (and beer) heroes. And we think they do them proud.
  • The hosts can arrange little extras for any special stays - from chilling bubbly on arrival to handmade chocolates.
  • Enjoy breakfast over the stunning view of Snowdonia. With large wooden tables, slate floors and (in our opinion) the best Full Welsh breakfast in Wales - its the perfect start to your day.

  You should know...

  • Children over the age of 10 are welcome to stay.
  • Not every room shares in the amazing views - with the best views available from the Brn and Miri Mawr rooms.
  • Most rooms are 2 people per room, with one room sleeping 2 + 1 on a sofa bed
  • This is a dog-friendly Bed and Breakfast.
  • The room called Ceridwen can be set up as a super king double or twin beds plus an extra sofa bed.

  The Detail...

This former Victorian slate cutting mill is now home to The Slate Shed B&B. With super-chic bedrooms and jaw-dropping views over the Mawddach Estuary in Snowdonia National Park - its no wonder that it comes highly recommended by The Guardian, The Independent and Country Living (just to name a few).

Effortless style complements this characterful building, making it a relaxed and comfy place to stay. In the five beautiful en-suite rooms youll find handmade toiletries and a fairtrade refreshments tray. And of course, captivating views come as standard from the communal areas.

Breakfasts have a strong focus on local produce with local meats, honey and homemade bread - we dare you to find a better Full Welsh breakfast anywhere else in Cymru. And if you fancy an evening tipple, theres even an honesty bar downstairs. Showcasing some of the finest local ales in the area, you cant say fairer than that.

The five bedrooms are all ensuite with the two estuary facing rooms having fabulous views. The interiors relish in rich colours, locally made furniture and colourful Welsh woollen blankets. Crisp white bed linen sit beautifully next to the vibrant nature inspired textiles. Theres also the rather delicious surprise of artisan chocolates - made in Snowdonia - for you to savour.

The bathrooms are all super-sleek and sparkling. And handmade Cole & Co body wash and lotion means you can take a little longer luxuriating in the bath or shower.

The shared dining room is both light and airy and cosy all at the same time and has large communal tables, repurposed chapel chairs and the most glorious views. If you dont think youll make it down for breakfast, theres always a breakfast hamper that can be delivered to your room - perfect for those not planning on hurrying anywhere soon.

Downstairs youll also find a lounge with cosy sofas and a wood burning stove - sit back, relax and enjoy the view or the art books, maps and local guides.

Locally, walks start straight from the door with over 40 acres of woodland and meadows to explore. In the immediate area, theres lots to get stuck into from horse-riding on the beach to zip-wires, mountain biking and white-water rafting. For the less adventurous, you can head to the charming town of Dolgellau with its independent shops and plentiful cafes. The main thing our guests love to do is walk or cycle the Mawddach Trail from our gate, along the estuary and across the iconic Barmouth viaduct to the seaside.


Essential Features
  • Dog Friendly
  • Heating
  • Internet / Wi-Fi
  • No Smoking
  • Wheelchair Friendly
Living Spaces
  • Games/Books
  • Open fire/Woodburner
  • Iron/Ironing Board
  • Microwave
  • Bath
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower
  • Towels (bath)
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite TV/Freeview
  • Television
  • Firepit
  • Garden/Outdoor Space
Also Available
  • Off road free parking


  • Beach (lake)
  • Beach (sea)
  • Bird watching
  • Boat trips
  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Historical sites
  • Horse riding
  • Markets
  • Mountain Biking
  • Mountain Walking
  • Museums/Galleries
  • Pub/Bar
  • Restaurants
  • Rock Climbing
  • Supermarket/food shop
  • Wildlife
  • Wine tasting
  • Yoga

  On the map...

  Nearest Airport

Manchester Airport - 2 hours

  Detailed Pricing Information...

Room rates start at 85/room / night for our smallest ground floor room up to 130/night for one of our larger rooms with Estuary views. Price includes full breakfast for two people. Please contact us for single occupancy rates.



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The Slate Shed B&B is owned and managed by Sarah Heyworth.

You can ask a question or make a booking request directly with Sarah Heyworth.

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