Award Winning Cottages & Cabins

Rivercatcher’s Awards

Every moment of the day, our team are working hard to provide our guests with as exceptional a self-catering holiday experience as possible and it’s wonderful to have won a number of awards that recognise our their hard work and make it a little easier for you to decide that Rivercatcher is a fabulous place to come and stay.

From our 5-star rating by the Welsh Tourist Board to accolades for sustainability and customer satisfaction, we’re delighted and grateful to have been recognised for our commitment to quality, luxury, relaxing holidays and memorable stays.


Best Self Catering

Go North Wales Tourism Awards

Best Self Catering

The Rivercatcher team were absolutely thrilled to share the news that we won Self Catering of the Year 2022 at the esteemed Go North Wales Tourism Awards!

This recognition highlighted our ongoing dedication to providing unforgettable experiences for our visitors in areas such as innovation, community engagement, sustainability, team development and social inclusivity. It was great for all the team great to be acknowledged and celebrated for their hard work.

Go North Wales Awards 2022 Winners Gallery

Best Pet Friendly

Go North Wales Tourism Awards

Best Pet Friendly

The following year at the same awards we won the Best Pet Friendly award recognising pet friendly destinations who have enhanced the visitor experience by focusing on providing services and support for pets.

We’re particularly proud to have won this one as dog lovers ourselves. Since our opening we’ve provided your four legged friends with welcome baskets, blankets, toys, making sure that all our Cottages and Log Cabins gardens and grounds are secure and safe. Other popular features include our riverbank dog gate and dog wash with fresh dry towels for a good clean after those nice long walks!

Go North Wales Awards 2023 Winners

5 * Self-Catering

Visit Wales

Visit Wales 5 * Self-Catering

We proudly boasts the prestigious 5-star rating from the Welsh Tourist Board, a testament to our commitment to excellence and luxury in self-catering accommodation.

Each cottage and log cabin is meticulously designed to offer guests a truly indulgent and memorable stay, blending modern comforts with rustic charm. From cozy interiors adorned with elegant furnishings to well-appointed amenities and breathtaking surroundings, Rivercatcher is the epitome of luxury living amidst the natural beauty of North Wales. Whether guests seek relaxation by the riverside or outdoor adventures in the stunning landscape, Rivercatcher ensure an unparalleled experience of comfort, sophistication, and Welsh hospitality.

National Tourism Awards Silver Winner

Visit Wales

Visit Wales  National Tourism Awards - Silver Winner - 2015

In 2015, just 2 years after opening, Rivercatcher achieved a remarkable milestone by clinching the coveted Silver Award at the Visit Wales National Tourism Awards.

This prestigious recognition underscored Rivercatcher’s commitment to excellence and innovation in the Welsh tourism industry. The award not only celebrated the exceptional quality of accommodation and services provided but also highlighted Rivercatcher’s role as a leading destination for travellers seeking memorable experiences amidst the breathtaking landscapes of North Wales. This achievement served as a testament to our dedication to surpassing guest expectations and cemented its position as a standout gem in the realm of luxury self-catering accommodation.

Welcome Awards

Visit Wales


The ‘Visit Wales’ Tourism Awards are esteemed for their recognition of excellence and innovation within the Welsh tourism industry.

They symbolise a commitment to quality, sustainability, and customer satisfaction, showcasing the best of what Wales has to offer to visitors. These awards not only celebrate outstanding businesses and attractions but also promote Wales as a world-class destination, driving tourism growth and bolstering the nation’s reputation on the global stage. Winning a ‘Visit Wales’ Tourism Award is a mark of distinction, signifying a dedication to delivering exceptional experiences and contributing to the ongoing success of the Welsh tourism sector.


Walkers Welcome

Visit Wales


From your doorstep or a short drive away, you can access fantastic walking trails suitable for all abilities. The Berwyn mountain range boasts 24 summits above 2000ft (610m), easily reached from Llandrillo on the western side. On the eastern side, a visit can be combined with Wales’s tallest waterfall, Pistyll Rhaeadr, at Tan-y-pistyll. The three principal summits, Cadair Berwyn (2723 m/ft 830 m), Moel Sych (827 m/2710 ft), and Cadair Bronwen (827 m/2710 ft), can be conquered in one circular hike.


Cyclists Welcome

Visit Wales


North Wales offers excellent biking opportunities, whether on road or off-road. The Clwydian Range and Hiraethog boast top-notch bridleway cycle routes amidst breathtaking landscapes.Coed Llandegla stands out as a premier mountain bike centre in the UK, offering bike hire, training, and a top-notch café and shop. At Rivercatcher, part of the Cyclists Welcome Scheme, guests enjoy secure bike storage, access to bike maintenance essentials, and facilities for washing bikes and drying wet gear, ensuring a hassle-free biking experience in case of Welsh rain.


Anglers Welcome

Visit Wales


From across the bank, we first spotted Cilan Farm, which we transformed into Rivercatcher—a labor of love. Having fished this stretch for years, we recognise its prime location for game fishing. Guests have access to our private river stretch, and permits are available for other scenic spots. Grayling fishing here rivals the best in the UK, while Lyn Brenig offers superb trout fishing. For further details, just ask!


Dogs Welcome

Visit Wales


We’re thrilled to welcome your dog to Rivercatcher. With fenced-off gardens in each cottage and cabin, your furry friend can safely enjoy the stay. Explore numerous dog-friendly walks in the area, both on and off-lead, with details provided upon arrival. Plus, we offer an enclosed dog walking area by the river right on-site for added convenience.

TV and Film

TV and Film

Rivercatcher in North Wales serves as an ideal location for film crews seeking captivating backdrops and versatile settings. Nestled amidst picturesque landscapes, it offers a blend of natural beauty and rustic charm, perfect for a wide range of film projects. With its diverse terrain, including riverside vistas, lush woodlands, and rolling hills, Rivercatcher provides ample opportunities for capturing stunning scenes. Additionally, its convenient amenities and flexible accommodations ensure a comfortable and accommodating base for film productions. Whether for scenic shots, outdoor adventures, or intimate indoor scenes, Rivercatcher offers a picturesque and adaptable setting for film crews to bring their visions to life.

Go North wales award

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