Hidden in the north of Snowdonia National Park, St Curig’s Church is a converted piece of history, perfect for up to 16 guests. The character-filled property is based moments from Mount Snowdon and is great for both those looking for an adventure packed holiday or tranquil place to relax.
The converted church maintains many of its original features including vaulted ceilings, stained glass windows and a magnificent 19th century mosaic ceiling. The maze of rooms provides a truly unique stay for those looking for something a little different from their average holiday.
The church boasts an array of quirky features, with a magnificent grand piano and elegant harp ready to play. There’s a snooker table in the middle of the main hall for rainy days or late nights and ample outdoor space. Visitors will find an outside hot tub open to the elements which is perfect for an evening dip while admiring the gorgeous scenery.
St Curig’s Church is in an enviable location. In the north of Snowdonia National Park, it’s close to Mount Snowdon, the highest peak in Wales. The church acts as the perfect HQ for those looking to get stuck into high-energy activities provided in the surrounding area. Mountain bikers are treated to the Marin Trail and Penmachno Mountain Bike Trails. Go Below is nearby for those looking for underground caving and mine exploration trips while the fastest zip wire in the world, Velocity is a short car ride away. Those looking to indulge in water sports will find Surf Snowdonia offering avid surfers an outdoor artificial wave pool to practice their skills and even a crash and splash lagoon for younger children.
There are many beautiful walks around the church. Betws-y-Coed, just a ten-minute drive from Capel Curig has world-class walks including Swallow Falls which is best seen after heavy rainfall. The nearby Gwydyr Forest is full of walking trails, cycle tracks, old miners’ paths and long-established forest walks, close to the lakes of Llyn Parc, Llyn Geirionydd, Llyn Crafnant and Llyn Elsi.
Snowdonia National Park is famous for its natural beauty and unique scenery making it the ideal location for hiking. Mount Snowdon soars 3,560 feet and is known for its sharp peaks and deep valleys. Confident and experienced walkers can tackle the mountain itself while beginners can do one of the many surrounding walks.
St Curig's Church is a unique and quirky property full of character and hidden deep within the Snowdonia National Park, perfect for adventure enthusiasts and large parties of people looking for an unconventional holiday.
The unique church is listed on UK holiday property listings site Independent Cottages.
St Curig's Church costs from £3990 for 7 nights.