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 Here you'll find everything that's going on at Rivercatcher. We hope you enjoy reading it as much as we do writing it.


— June 26, 2020

Wedding Showcase 2020 - Our First Wedding Fayre

On the 19th of January we held our first wedding showcase, inviting all brides and grooms to be (and their families) to look around our ceremony spaces, cottages, cabins and beautiful grounds. It also gave us the chance to invite our favourite local wedding service providers along or the day.

— April 30, 2020

Rivercatcher Coronavirus Update

Updates for guests and those hoping to come to Rivercatcher on how we are responding to the Covid-19 pandemic.

— October 4, 2019

Your Guide to Food and Drink in North Wales

Staying with us during the autumn is especially memorable. Our entire grounds become the epitome of cosiness and warmth, a three course meal of crisp leaves, gorgeous views and log burning cabins. And what better accompaniment to this is there than an actual three course meal at one of the many incredible eateries within the surrounding area?

— August 15, 2019

Catches & Cottages on the River Dee

Wild brown and sea trout, grayling and salmon are all native to the River Dee and waiting, right within reach of your cottage or cabin.

— June 27, 2019

Guided Hikes In Southern Snowdonia

Rivercatcher has the unique feature of being in the heart of Snowdonia, surrounded by miles of beautiful scenery. For guests who don’t know the area it can be overwhelming and you may not know where to start, Rivercatcher Guided tours are here to help!

— May 31, 2019

Your Guide to Adventure in North Wales

Rivercatcher is stood, ready and waiting, with our adventurous arms wide open. We want to ensure that your time here in North Wales is as epic as possible and no matter the season there are many activities on offer.

— January 29, 2019

Spring Flower Workshop Break

4 night log cabin break to include a full day workshop. You will create your own table arrangement and hand tied bouquet using the flowers and foliage of this delightful season.

— November 28, 2018

Christmas & New Year 2018

If you are staying with us for Christmas and New Year then here is some useful information about festive food and things to do whilst you are here!

— November 19, 2018

Local Craft Business

Kirsty from Posys tells us about her local craft business and where you can get hold of her fantastic creations!

— October 23, 2018

TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence

We are excited to announce that we have received 4 TripAdvisor Certificates of Excellence Awards!

— November 2, 2017

Tourism Award - Best Self Catering Accommdation

We are proud to announce that we have been shortlisted for a Go North Wales Tourism Award for the Best Self-Catering Accommodation.

— June 5, 2017

Rivercatcher Luxury Holiday Cottages - Weddings

Welcome to Rivercatcher Weddings. Exclusively Yours for a weekend of celebrations.

— April 25, 2017

Discover Denbighshire - North Wales

With two bank holidays on the horizon we’ll all be looking for something to fill our free time.

— March 14, 2017

My Personal Sanctuary

Rest and relaxation with spa treatments in your cottage at Rivercatcher Luxury Holiday Cottages

— January 10, 2017

North Wales Year of Legends 2017

2017 The Year of Legends. Interwining the old with the new to showcase Wales' unminsakable identity. Create your own legendary experience #FindYourEpic

— November 25, 2016

An Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty

A summary of a recent day out in the Clywdian Range & Dee Valley Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Not forgetting a great lunch stop too.

— November 14, 2016

Festive Foods 2016

Order your festive foods for your forthcoming visit to Rivercatcher.

— November 14, 2016

Things to do this Christmas & New Year

— November 1, 2016

Local Welsh Produce - Welcome

We are passionate about our Welsh locality and want to share a little taste of Wales.Our Welcome Basket and give you a few local treats to sample upon your arrival.

— October 17, 2016

Hygge......The Danish Art of Living Cosily

Pronounced 'hue-ga', it’s about a feeling of wellbeing, about enjoying life, whether through time spent with close friends or family, sitting by a fire with a hot chocolate, or putting on warm socks and dry clothes after a storm.

— September 13, 2016

Luxury Festive Break in North Wales

A Twixmas Break is a great way to fully recover from the excitement of Christmas, recharge the batteries and get you ready for the New Year ahead. This year we have some 3 night breaks available from 27th December. 

— September 6, 2016


Guest Blog - North Wales is fast becoming a Mecca for thrill seeking and adventure. experience at Zip World Caverns while on your Luxury Holiday Cottage Break.

— August 1, 2016

Easy to have a truly Welsh Experience -Eat, Relax & Play

We’re passionate ambassadors for the area and we want to show support for our fantastic local businesses. To make it as easy as possible to have a truly Welsh experience, we’ve formed partnerships with all our favourites. So from the moment you arrive you‘ll be well looked after by all the locals.

— July 11, 2016

A guide to North Wales

Come on an adventure and discover the stories and other fascinating facts that you won't find in a leaflet or guide book. Take a guided walk with a qualified regional specialist North East Wales Green Badge Tour Guide

— February 29, 2016

Kitesurfing Adventure

You will of heard by now that 2016 is the Year of Adventure for Wales. As promised we will feature so great adventures in North Wales and our first is an adventure not for the faint hearted. Simon from Pro Kitesurfing in Rhyl explains what kitsurfing is and what he has to offer.

— February 29, 2016

Things to do this Easter

Looking for Easter ideas in North Wales. Take a look at our list of activities.

— January 25, 2016

Year of Adventure

This year Rivercatcher is taking part in Wales’s Year of Adventure: a celebration of the wide range of adventure experiences this great country has to offer, with its outstanding natural landscapes and rich and distinctive culture.

— October 2, 2015

Portmeirion & Photography

Residential Photography Course at Rivercatcher 4 – 6 November 2015 - Including a trip to Portmeirion.

— July 7, 2015

Rivercatcher's 1st Anniversary - A day to remember

Hannah & Paul celebrate their big day on the 1st Anniversary of Rivercatcher's opening.

— February 23, 2015

National Tourism Awards - Rivercatcher

Time to feel proud of our achievements since opening on July 2014. Five Star rating and National Tourism Award finalist!!

— September 16, 2014

Guest Blog - Visit to Pistyll Rhaeadr Waterfall

Just 20 miles away from Rivercatcher is Wales’ tallest waterfall – Pistyll Rhaeadr. And it’s well worth a visit.

— August 7, 2014

Guest Blog - From the Netherlands to North Wales

A guests experience of Rivercatcher and what they got up to with their week away in North Wales!

— June 23, 2014

Ready to welcome our first guests

here have been tears, laughter and of course lots of hard work with the whole family joining in to get our cottages ready. We are so proud of what we have achieved. Rivercatcher is a beautiful, special place and I am hoping you will all agree?

— September 17, 2013

Tree down at Rivercatcher!

Oh no! That tree has to come down!

— June 18, 2013

Baking at Rivercatcher - Homemade Bara Brith.

I have taken a break from exploring the village and decided to perfect my Bara Brith baking skills.

— May 28, 2013

Adventures in North Wales - Llama Trekking

— May 15, 2013

Adventures in North Wales: A charming Village – Part two

I pick up my journey from the Tyddyn Llan restaurant where I was tempted to stay for a glass of fizz but pulled myself away and off into the village center. If you missed part one then click on blogs to go back to the beginning. Progress report on Rivercatcher

— May 2, 2013

Adventures in North Wales: A charming Village – Part One

With all the hard work underway at Rivercatcher I thought I’d take a little break and head down the driveway to explore the village where I will be spending lots of my time over the coming months

— April 9, 2013

Dreamcatcher to Rivercatcher

Well here I am stood in the beautiful Welsh countryside next to some dilapidated outbuildings and a tired looking farmhouse. Although it is freezing cold I still have a warm glow from the feeling that this place gives me. Cilan…..or as I should now call it Rivercatcher can’t help bring a smile to my face.